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Schools declare readiness to resume classes

  4 Sep 2020 ADEQUATE measures informed by World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines have been put in place to ensure schools and colleges reopen safely in the proposed phases without risking a spike in Covid-19 infections. This was corroborated yesterday by school heads who said they were not expecting any major challenges with the handling [...]

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Hefty exit packages rile NRZ workers

03 Sep, 2020    National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) workers have expressed concern over “hefty” exit packages reportedly being demanded by ex-general manager Engineer Lewis Mukwada and three other directors.   The other three directors are Mr Misheck Matanhire (director corporate services), Mr Samson Bhuza (director operations) and Mr Elector Mafunga (director marketing). Transport and [...]

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10 more elephants die mysteriously

03 Sep 2020 Ten more carcasses of elephants have been found in the Pandamasue Forests of Matabeleland North, bringing the number of elephants that have died mysteriously in the forest in less than a week to 22. ZimParks is still investigating the cause of death of 12 elephants whose carcasses were found in the same [...]

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Speaker warns absconding ministers

Cabinet ministers will he held in contempt of Parliament if they continue missing business sittings, Speaker of the National Assembly Advocate Jacob Mudenda warned yesterday. He issued the warning after only a handful of ministers and deputy ministers attended yesterday’s weekly Question and Answer Session. Most members of the National Assembly resorted to directing their [...]

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Zim expects early rainy season

Senior Reporter Zimbabwe is expecting an early rainy season, starting with scattered falls next month, firming into heavy rains in   November. The Met Office has predicted normal-to-above-normal rainfall, which may translate to a bumper agricultural harvest if the distribution of the rains is good and the farmers are well-prepared. October rains are generally erratic for [...]

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Man (41) killed by elephants while herding cattle

  Man (41) killed by elephants while herding cattle 1st September 2020 Hwange: A man from Dete outside Hwange was found dead with intestines protruding in the wildlife infested Sikumi Forest after being trampled by elephants. Dingilizwe Mlilo, aged 41 of Dingani village under Chief Nekatambe, had left home on Thursday to round up his [...]

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SA denies Zim’s EFF permission to stage anti-govt demo at border post

Stop...South African President Cyril Ramaphosa   SA denies Zim’s EFF permission to stage anti-govt demo at border post 1st September 2020 Zimbabwe   SOUTH AFRICAN authorities have reportedly denied Zimbabwe opposition party, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) permission to hold demonstrations at Beitbridge Border Post. EFF had planned to hold protests on 31 August 2020 on [...]

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Ramaphosa sending ANC delegation and special envoys to Zimbabwe

Ramaphosa sending ANC delegation and special envoys to Zimbabwe South Africa in new push to end Zimbabwe crisis as Ramaphosa demands 'wide' engagement JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – South Africa’s ruling African National Congress says it is sending a delegation to engage with Zanu PF, a process that will run concurrently with the work of President [...]

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MP Matambanadzo dies

Kwekwe Central Member of Parliament, Mr Masango Matambanadzo has died. He was 56. Matambanadzo, popularly known as Blackman and has been battling ill health since the beginning of the year following suspected food poisoning, died at his Amaveni home in the early hours of today. A family spokesperson, Ms Angela …

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