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Chivhayo Drags Mnangagwa Into The Mud

Zanu PF internal sources said the recent audio recordings of Wicknell Chivhayo bragging about having President Emmerson Mnangagwa “in his pockets” have deepened divisions within Zimbabwe’s ruling party. Sources indicate that these revelations particularly embitter Vice President Constantino Chiwenga. The…

Former Zanu PF MP for Chivi South, Charles Majange Dies

 Harare, Zimbabwe | Charles Majange, the former Member of Parliament (MP) for Chivi South under the Zanu PF banner, has died. Details surrounding his death remain scarce at this time, but sources close to the family have confirmed his passing….

Zinwa employee caught with live pangolin

A 43-YEAR-OLD Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) employee and his three accomplices are in trouble after they were found in possession of a live pangolin. Mlandeli Matutu, a water bailiff at Zinwa, Steven Tshuma (52), Jabulani Mhlanga (48) and Tshedukani…

Zim emigrants celebrate e-passport application in SA

ZIMBABWEANS in South Africa have hailed the introduction of an e-passport application process in Johannesburg. In May, Home Affairs secretary Raphael Faranisi said the training of consulate staff to process passport applications had started at the embassy in Pretoria. In…

Zimbabwean trio jailed in United Kingdom over £3 million drugs conspiracy

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom – Three Zimbabweans who were part of a drug syndicate have been jailed in Stafford, United Kingdom. Wolverhampton resident Kudakwashe Mutanga, 48, described as the syndicate’s kingpin, is beginning an 18-year jail stretch while associate 39-year-old Amon…

Madzibaba Ishmael harbours 48 undocumented children at his Lily Farm

Mt Hampden- AN officer from the Registrar General’s office has this morning questioned the authenticity of a bunch of birth certificates produced by embattled church leader Madzibaba Ishmael Chokurengerwa. This comes after the officers from the registrar of birth and…

Hope Harbour: China’s initiative critical for Zimbabweans youths

Harare:Last week, the Ambassador of China to Zimbabwe, Zhou Ding, visited Dzivarasekwa, capital’s oldest suburbs, to make a donation to a youth empowerment centre, Dzikwa China has been supporting the centre over the years and donated equipments to a co…

Govt warns unregistered casinos, gaming shops

HOME Affairs and Cultural Heritage minister Kazembe Kazembe has warned individuals and entities establishing gaming operations, setting up casinos and gaming shops without following proper processes of the law. He said the government would not tolerate unlawful gaming activities within…

CCC legislators dump Chamisa

A NUMBER of Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) legislators and former Nelson Chamisa’s allies yesterday broke ranks with the former opposition leader when they showed up at a Welshman Ncube-led National Council Meeting in Harare, ending speculation on who was…

Zanu PF abuses Parly majority

ZANU PF has started abusing its Parliament majority, with Speaker of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda and his deputy Tsitsi Gezi taking turns to stifle debate on pertinent issues raised by opposition members. Mudenda last week blocked debate in the…

Zimbabwe embassy in South Africa begins issuing passports: official

Over a million Zimbabweans living in South Africa can now apply for new passports at the embassy in that country, officials announced on Tuesday. Home affairs secretary Raphael Faranisi said the training of consulate staff who will process passport applications…

Anibal launches Maria Wenyu in fashionable way

EUROPEAN Union ambassador to Zimbabwe, Jobst von Kirchmann has described Mary Anibal as a young lady with innate talent, who if groomed, could be a good representative of African musical arts stardom. Speaking on the sidelines of the Maria Wenyu…

JSC moves to digitalise magistrates courts

THE Judicial Service Commission (JSC) yesterday launched a campaign to digitalise all magistrates courts across the country to enable easy access of judicial information to all its stakeholders and the public. The campaign was launched in all the country’s 10…

Teacher bashes ex-wife to death

A PRIMARY school teacher at Nyamatikiti in Rushinga, Mt Darwin, has been arrested after he allegedly bashed his estranged wife to death following a domestic dispute last Friday. Forty-seven-year-old Nyasha Muchembere was apprehended while hiding in the bush after committing…

ED escalates Zim, Zambia tiff

ZIMBABWE has escalated its diplomatic tiff with neighbouring Zambia, after President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s spokesperson George Charamba on Sunday accused authorities in Lusaka of working with the United States government to undermine their counterparts in Harare. This comes shortly after Mnangagwa…

Corruption in Zimbabwe: A New Era of Scandals

Zimbabwe’s fight against corruption has once again taken center stage with the recent spotlight on Wicknell Chivayo, a businessman whose name has become synonymous with controversy and scandal. Amid comparisons to infamous figures like Samson Paweni and echoes of past…

Met Dept provides health tips in the face of cold weather spell

Harare- THE Metereological Services Department (MSD) has provided tips to avoid health hazard in the face of cold temperatures which have hit the country,Express Mail Zim can report. The cold temperatures started with the south-easterly winds extending the cold and…

8 school kids from Murombedzi hospitalised after eating ‘poisoned’ lunch

Eight learners from Matoranhembe Primary School in Murombedzi, Mashonaland West, were hospitalised after consuming what police suspect was poisoned food which had been brought by one of their classmates. Police said the children started vomiting while complaining of stomach pains…

Mnangagwa offers hyenas to Putin who says he has enough in Europe

ST PETERSBURG, Russia – Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Zimbabwean counterpart Emerson Mnangagwa shared a laugh during a tense debate on nuclear diplomacy on Friday, as they discussed how to deal with the real and metaphorical “hyenas” threatening their…

Mnangagwa rants at Zambia in Putin meeting he thought was private

President Emmerson Mnangagwa used a meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Thursday to accuse Zimbabwe’s northern neighbour Zambia of hostile liaisons with the United States. Mnangagwa, in Russia for the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, was not aware his…