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Go to hell, Zanu PF tells US, NGOs

Zanu PF spokesperson Christopher Mutsvangwa accused Washington of sneaking secret agents to destabilise Zimbabwe ahead of the 2023 elections.
By Blessed Mhlanga and Evans Mathanda and Nqobizwe Thebe Sep. 21, 2022

Perpetrators of Gukurahundi must pay reparations: ZLHR

THE Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) has called on government to ensure that victims of Gukurahundi massacres are compensated.
By Nqobizwe Thebe Sep. 23, 2022

NewsDay reporter robbed in SA

Mphisa was in the company of a friend when three people approached them and produced a knife, threatening to kill them. 
By Emma Nhancumba and Nqobizwe Thebe Sep. 22, 2022

Parly starts 2023 pre-budget consultations

Parliamentary Portfolio Committee said the countrywide budget consultations would be held in different provinces.
By Nqobizwe Thebe Sep. 27, 2022

Villagers take on Chipinge council

The villagers, represented by the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR), filed an application at the Mutare High Court on May 16, 2022.
By Kenneth Nyangani and Nqobizwe Thebe Sep. 28, 2022

Kariba, Hwange power plants obsolete: Govt

Ziyambi said the main cause of the power outages was obsolete equipment at power stations.

Bots lifts COVID-19 restrictions on foreigners

The development is good news for Zimbabweans, especially cross-border traders who often visit that country for their business.
By Nqobizwe Thebe Oct. 1, 2022

Bubi CEO scoops national award

He received the award last Friday at the Chartered Governance and Accountancy Institute’s annual conference in Victoria Falls.
By Nqobizwe Thebe and Emma Nhancumba Oct. 4, 2022

Pipe bursts leave Byo dry

Bulawayo City Council issued a statement assuring residents of the affected areas that repairs were ongoing.
By Nqobizwe Thebe Oct. 5, 2022

Zim wins award for its GBV fight

The Global Learning Sympo Fortitude Awards were held last month in Cancún, Mexico. 
By Tatenda Manyinyire and Nqobizwe Thebe Oct. 5, 2022

Police assault NewsDay journalist

According to the reporter Moreblessings Nyoni, police saw him taking pictures and requested for a Press card and his reasons for taking pictures.

Residents petition Parly over rundown Mbare flats

The residents recommended that council should prioritise allocation of residential stands to the affected families.
By Nqobizwe Thebe and Harriet Chikandiwa Oct. 8, 2022

One in three girls subjected child marriage: Unicef

Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development (Zimcodd) said child protection in the country still remains low, with approximately 5% of girls being married before the age of 15.
By Methembe Sibanda and Nqobizwe Thebe Oct. 12, 2022

Muzarabani villagers face eviction

HUNDREDS of villagers in Mashonaland Central province face eviction to pave way for expansion of Muzarabani growth point.
By Emma Nhancumba and Nqobizwe Thebe Oct. 14, 2022

Toll fees increased

Toll fees in foreign currency remain unchanged.
By Nqobizwe Thebe Oct. 13, 2022

3,8m villagers face hunger

This follows a recent World Bank statement which adjudged Zimbabwe as the worst country in terms of food inflation.
By Varaidzo Mudewairi and Nqobizwe Thebe Oct. 18, 2022

Don't 'tag' journalists based on their media house

The media house identification on the (ZMC) accreditation card has been housed to target and harass journalists.  Identify them as journalists and not the media house they work for.
By Nqobizwe Thebe Oct. 18, 2022

ZESA shutdown at Esigodini causes water shortages

Bulawayo introduced 72 hour water rationing schedules after water levels at some dams in the city dwindled.
By Nqobizwe Thebe Oct. 20, 2022

Violence robbed us: CCC

CCC only won one ward out of the six wards which were up for grabs; namely Mutare, Matobo, Guruve, Takawira, Buhera and Insiza.
By Sharon Buwerimwe and Nqobizwe Thebe Oct. 25, 2022

‘Zanu PF politicising education’

There are claims that some students missed lessons on Tuesday after they were allegedly forced to march on the streets to demand the removal of sanctions.
By Nqobizwe Thebe Oct. 27, 2022

Police flag self-appointed road rehabilitators

For some time now unemployed youths, especially in Harare, have been contracting themselves to rehabilitate heavily potholed roads with well-wishers giving them alms.
By Nqobizwe Thebe and Zanele Ndlovu Nov. 2, 2022

PVOs Bill will worsen poverty: ZDI

The Bill is viewed as oppressive by civic society groups as it contains clauses that are likely to ban their operations.
By Sharon Buwerimwe and Nqobizwe Thebe Nov. 3, 2022

UZ fees case postponed

According to the students’ lawyer Tendai Biti, the fees hike was unjustified.
By Nqobizwe Thebe Nov. 4, 2022

Man ‘steals’ own car

Chindikano Peter Klein (31) of Waterfalls was apprehended by the police on November 5 over a traffic offence
By Nqobizwe Thebe Nov. 8, 2022

Child rights activists want Ncube to prioritise education in 2023 budget

Child rights expert and human rights lawyer Opal Sibanda said free and compulsory basic education must be prioritised by the 2023 budget.
By Nqobizwe Thebe Nov. 9, 2022

Suspect claims "justice system hates him" after arrest

Mangosi remanded him to November 11 for sentencing. 
By Nqobizwe Thebe Nov. 10, 2022

Woman charged with two counts of child kidnapping

Enator Marumani of Madhibhu Village, Rusape was yesterday charged with two counts of kidnapping when she appeared before Harare magistrate Ruth Moyo.
By Nqobizwe Thebe Nov. 15, 2022

Harare drug dealer nabbed

Allegations are that on November 11, 2022, detectives from CID drugs and narcotics received information to the effect that Edwards was selling dagga.
By Nqobizwe Thebe Nov. 15, 2022

Man steals spaghetti load, files a robbery report

The accused, Benjamin Muringani (33) today appeared before Harare magistrate Dennis Mangosi to answer to the theft charges.
By Nqobizwe Thebe Nov. 15, 2022

Man “sells” dagga to detectives

In the evening, the detectives went to Edwards’ house to collect the order.  Edwards opened the gate and gave the detectives four sachets of dagga, leading to his arrest. 
By Nqobizwe Thebe Nov. 16, 2022