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Security concerns over Mnangagwa

SECURITY concerns have been raised over President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s house in the Hellensvale section of Borrowdale suburb in Harare amid fears that the residence is not well-secured, Zimbabwe Independent reported. This comes as government beefed up security at Vice-President Kembo Mohadi’s house almost a month after his swearing-in. Sources told the Independent that the security concerns at Mnangagwa’s house have ...

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Tsvangirai situation now too desperate

UNWELL MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has reportedly been stopped from flying to Germany for further treatment after South African doctors who have been attending to him have said the long flight to the European country was not safe for his deteriorating condition. Sources within the MDC-T told NewZimbabwe.com Thursday that the former Prime Minister’s situation has gone dire hence the ...

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If Mnangagwa addresses Gukurahundi and economy, his intentions will not be doubted

A political commentator Pedzisai Ruhanya has said if President Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses Gukurahundi and economy, his intentions will not be doubted. This come at a time when calls for Mnangagwa to address the issues are escalating ahead of the soon to be held elections. “If the ED government addresses deeply serious national governance issues like the Gukuruhundi matter and the ...

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Mnangagwa bans live elephant trade

President Emmerson Mnangagwa, pictured below, has banned trade in live elephants following a global outcry in the wake of the sale of 34 baby elephants to China late last year. Mnangagwa also banned trade in other endangered wild animals such as the rhinoceros, lions and pangolins which are on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna ...

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Mnangangwa cracks down on hidden wealth

When Emmerson Mnangagwa took the reins of power in Zimbabwe‚ one of his rallying points to the masses was dealing with corruption and its effects on the economy. Zimbabwe is ranked 154th out of 176 countries on Amnesty International’s corruption index. Mnangagwa announced a three-month amnesty period for people and companies in December‚ to “return money and assets syphoned out ...

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Grace Mugabe’s PhD thesis published – finally

Almost four years after she submitted it, the PhD thesis of Zimbabwe’s former First Lady Grace Mugabe has been released for all to see. The 226-page document, entitled The Changing Social Structures and Functions of the Family, was published on the University of Zimbabwe’s website under Mrs Mugabe’s maiden name. The degree has been controversial ever since it was awarded ...

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EcoCash fraudster faces 4-month jail term

A Sakubva woman who transferred $85 from her friend’s EcoCash account to her own account under the guise of transferring a video faces a four-month jail stint for fraud. Angeline Gaya, 31, of Sakubva was ordered to restitute the money or face prison after she was convicted on her own plea of guilt by magistrate Perseverance Makala. Gaya is being ...

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Emirates Offers Zimbabwe Special Fares to Dubai

Offer also includes free 3rd piece of luggage and My Emirates Pass HARARE – Emirates, which has daily flights to Dubai from Zimbabwe is offering travellers the opportunity to visit Dubai with a special Economy and Business Class return airfare that includes attractive fares, a free third piece of luggage of up to 23 kg and a “My Emirates Pass”. ...

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Basics’ prices to drop 5%

THE Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) says prices of some basic commodities are set to drop by five percent due to a reduction of excise duty on fuel. On Wednesday, the Government ordered a fuel price cut with immediate effect after the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning reduced excise duty on diesel, petrol and paraffin by about 18 percent. ...

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ZEC warns Zanu PF thugs

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has warned suspected Zanu PF thugs to stop going around demanding voter slips from voters indicating that the act is illegal and offenders can be prosecuted for violating the electoral Act. The warning come in the wake of escalating reports of suspected Zanu PF activists and traditional leaders reportedly going around the country demanding the voter ...

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