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Political deception has its limits

The World Bank yesterday published its 2018 Global Risks Report which confirms that in today’s topsy-turvy geopolitical landscape characterised by heightened global uncertainty and strengthening popular discontent with the existing political and economic order, there is no such thing as a free lunch. In an increasingly dicey environment where cut-throat competition determines whether a nation can attract significant levels of ...

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Mnangagwa needs to explain circumstances around coup – Misihairambwi

Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Member of Parliament Priscilla Misihairambwi has called for President Emmerson Mnangagwa to disclose the circumstances surrounding  Operation Restore Legacy in November last year. Speaking at the Zimbabwe Electoral Support Network (ZESN) elections debate session held at a local hotel in Harare recently, Misiharambwi said Zimbabweans have a right to know precisely what happened in November ...

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Chief crashes ‘Mnangagwa’ car

A Kadoma chief is reported to have crashed his new 4×4 vehicle. Apparently, the chief is one of the beneficiaries of the 52 cars that were issued by President Mnangagwa last week in Gweru .

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Chimbetu arrested over maintenance

ORCHESTRA Dendera Kings leader Suluman Chimbetu slept in the cells on Wednesday before appearing in court yesterday over defaulting maintenance for the two kids he sired with ex-wife Marygold Mutemasango. He pleaded not guilty. The 35-year-old musician appeared before Harare magistrate Amanda Muridzo. According to the State, led by Hatizivo Chatikobo, Chimbetu failed to comply with a court order granted ...

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Chivayo on the spotlight again

The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and Energy is putting pressure on government to implement the moribund Gwanda solar energy project with haste, throwing the spotlight on flamboyant businessmen Wicknell Chivayo once more. Chivayo was awarded a $200 million tender to roll out the project which will feed into the national grid to ease the country’s electricity woes. After consummating ...

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$20k Norton Mortuary Commissioned

January 18, 2018 saw the commissioning of the new and upgraded Norton Hospital Mortuary after it had been abruptly shut down in 2011 due to bad state of the premise. In her opening and welcome remarks the Chairperson of Norton Town young, Clr Preciuos Mufahore said, “The commissioning of the mortuary is a monumental sign to prove that my  administration’s  ...

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Supa Mandiwanzira under fire for defending ‘graft riches’

The Minister of Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security in the Cabinet Supa Mandiwanzira is under attack on micro blogging Twitter after he tried to defend his alleged graft riches. Social media has been awash with pictures of his alleged fleet of cars and mansions. “First was “given” houses & cars on twitter, now being falsely credited with supplying snow ...

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Zimra surpasses target by 17%

THE Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) exceeded its 2017 gross annual performance by 17 percent while net collections after deducting refunds were surpassed by 10 percent. In a statement accompanying revenue performance report for the year ended December 31, 2017, Zimra chairperson Mrs Willia Bonyongwe said the positive performance was largely due to the tax collector’s concerted efforts to enhance collections ...

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Mnangagwa preps for World Economic Forum

President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday said the forthcoming World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, is an opportune platform to show the world that Zimbabwe has transformed and is open for business. He said he would, during the assembly, tell would-be investors that their investments were safe under the new dispensation. The Head of State and Government and Commander-in-Chief of the ...

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PSL ends SuperSport broadcasting deal

AFTER  ending their maiden broadcasting deal with SuperSport International last December, the Premier Soccer League have begun the search for a new partner to beam the top-flight for the next five years. The PSL this week opened the floor for bidders to submit their tenders in a transparent way that brings more benefits to the domestic game. This comes after ...

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