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Jeffrey Moyo Granted Bail, Prisons Block His Release As ‘Papers Not in Order’

Jeffrey Moyo Granted Bail, Prisons Block His Release As ‘Papers Not in Order’

Prison officials at Greys Remand in Bulawayo were Tuesday evening declining to release New York Times correspondent, Jeffrey Moyo, who had been granted $5 000 bail at the High Court earlier today. The prison officials claimed the clerk of court’s papers were different from those on Moyo’s warrant of liberty. Moyo was arrested last month […]

Zimbabwe In Shame Vote Against UN Resolution To Stop Genocide

Zimbabwe In Shame Vote Against UN Resolution To Stop Genocide

Zimbabwe was one of the few countries that Tuesday voted against a United Nations General Assembly resolution seeking to protect vulnerable populations against “genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity.” However, the resolution was adopted after 115 countries including neighbouring South Africa, and Botswana voted favour while 15 including Zimbabwe, voted against. Some […]

Education Ministry Gives 21,000 Schoolgirls Sanitary Wear

Education Ministry Gives 21,000 Schoolgirls Sanitary Wear

At least 21 400 schoolgirls from Mashonaland West province have so far received sanitary wear and soap tablets from the Government through the Primary and Secondary Education Ministry. Government has also availed over $15,8 million to the province towards the procurement and distribution of the second batch of sanitary wear. Over 58 900 primary school […]

Women Urged to Venture Into Mining

Women Urged to Venture Into Mining

Young women in Zimbabwe have been urged to take up mining seriously to empower themselves. Speaking during a tour of small-scale gold mining in the Makaha area in Mudzi by a group of women, RedLipstick Revolution founder Abigail Magwenzi said women need to be inspired by mining to move the country forward. RedLipstick Revolution is […]

Covid-19 Worsens Drug Abuse Among Chipinge Youths

Covid-19 Worsens Drug Abuse Among Chipinge Youths

The COVID-19 induced lockdown measures have wreaked havoc in Chipinge with young people reportedly engaging in drug abuse due to idleness. Since the pronouncement of a COVID-19 lockdown in March last year, schools have opened for less than three months, a situation that kept children out of school and idle in the process of breeding […]

Vice President Mohadi Resigns

Vice President Mohadi Resigns

Vice President Kembo Mohadi yesterday resigned to save the image of the Government and allow him space to pursue legal remedies in the wake of allegations on social media that suggested immoral behaviour, claims he has strenuously denied. In tendering his resignation, he maintained his innocence saying he is a victim of “information distortion, voice […]

Peace Commission Investigates Chinese Miner Over Employee Abuses

Peace Commission Investigates Chinese Miner Over Employee Abuses

The National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) is investigating Chinese mining company, Fools Investment Mine in Hope Fountain and other mines owned by the Asian nationals for alleged ill-treatment of their Zimbabwean employees. This is after local civil society groups petitioned the independent commissions to probe the abuses. Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights (MIHR) and […]

23 Percent of Small Businesses Collapse Due to Covid-19 – World Bank

23 Percent of Small Businesses Collapse Due to Covid-19 – World Bank

At least 23% of urban residents who used to work for a wage or to obtain a household business income before the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, were no longer doing so in July 2020 due to the negative effects of the pandemic. According to the World Bank, this figure is 19% in rural areas […]

Prof Moyo Faces Rape Accusations

Prof Moyo Faces Rape Accusations

Former Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo, who left Zimbabwe hurriedly in 2017 and faces arrest on various charges on his return, has been accused by veteran modelling instructor Mrs Sipho Mazibuko of raping her 11 years ago when she was pregnant. In a Facebook post on Friday, Mrs Mazibuko said she made a police report at […]

Zim to Open Up 97 Percent Market For Free Trade Under AfCFTA

Zim to Open Up 97 Percent Market For Free Trade Under AfCFTA

ZIMBABWE is set to open up 97 % of its markets to both imports and exports for goods originating from within the continent under the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement AfCFTA. AfCFTA is the brainchild of the African Union and was initiated in 2012 with the objective of establishing a single trading bloc which […]

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