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Zimbabwe is divided between filthy rich few with veto vs voiceless filthy poor majority

A house divided cannot stand the test of time. A nation divided cannot thrive. Zimbabwe is a nation tiring apart because we have become a divided nation of the filthy rich ruling elite few, on the one hand, and on the other the desperately poor majority. The rich few live in massive mansions such as General Chiwenga’s C&M mansion and ...

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Escalation of stray dogs worry BCC

Bulawayo City Council authorities have expressed concerns over the increasing number of stray dogs in the city. Latest council minutes states that the Committee considered the matter and Councillor Monica Lubimbi observed that there were a lot of stray dogs resulting in dogs bites. “It was very difficult to ascertain if these stray dogs had been vaccinated against rabies. A ...

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Councillors concerned over mining activities around Bulawayo city

Bulawayo City Councillors have expressed concerns over the mining activities around the city as they discussed an application for a Special Grant To Mine at Wood Lock Mine. (During the full concil meeting the Mayor Councillor Martin Moyo declared an interest and recused himself during consideration of this item. Councillor Gideon Mangena was opposed to the recommendation of the Town ...

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Zifa probe exposes Jonathan

ZIFA have branded former chief executive Jonathan Mashingaidze a tainted debtor and fraudster who bled the soccer mother body to its knees with the association further pressing for litigation against him for allegedly siphoning the institution of $700 000. Mashingaidze, who was relieved of his duties by the association when his contract with ZIFA expired last year, has launched a ...

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‘No quick fix to cash shortages’

Finance and Economic Planning Minister Patrick Chinamasa, last Friday said the prevailing cash shortages will not disappear “overnight”, and urged people to be patient as Government starts implementing measures to address the shortage of banknotes. He also hinted that Government may consider building gold stocks to back up the local currency in the event it decides to reintroduce it. Addressing ...

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Tsvangirai courts Trump over polls

OPPOSITION MDC-T leader and MDC Alliance presidential candidate Morgan Tsvangirai has dispatched a high-powered three-member delegation on a global campaign, including a visit to United States President Donald Trump’s offices in Washington DC, to ratchet up international pressure on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to implement electoral reforms and level the political playing field ahead of next year’s general elections. The team, ...

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MDC-T robbed of its main subject of critique and model for antithesis

ROBERT Mugabe’s resignation as President of Zimbabwe on 21 November 2017 signaled the end of more than just his own era in politics. It cast a grave shadow and ominous portent for the viability of opposition politics in general, and that of the MDC-T and its leader in particular. Robbed of the main subject of its critique and model for ...

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HIV+ nurse fired

A Harare nurse, who failed to disclose her HIV status during her recruitment, has been left jobless after her employer, St Anne’s Hospital discovered that she was indeed positive after serving the institution for two years. The woman was diagnosed with HIV in 2003 while she was employed at Avenues Clinic in Harare. She resigned in 2006 due to ill ...

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Mnangagwa’s extra-ordinary track-record of escape

A child of the revolution, nurtured on the perennial run, from childhood to the present age of 75. Multiple narrow escapes! Emmerson Munangagwa’s multiple escapes remain too extra-ordinary to be of Man-making! This is of the anointing of God! The longest and most challenging, brutish and nasty of its kind. I hold no fear for Zimbabwean President Emmerson Munangagwa as ...

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Wicknell Chivayo arrested

Controversial and high-living Harare businessman, Wicknell Chivayo, was arrested at the crack of dawn at his home yesterday in connection with his power deals which saw him being advanced $5 million before work commenced at one of the contentious projects. Among the deals, the burly businessman was awarded a $200 million tender for the Gwanda Solar Project. ZPC senior management ...

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