Monthly Archives: March 2016

Mighty Warriors go unpaid

Mighty Warriors go unpaid

Zifa is struggling to pay the women’s senior national football team despite the Mighty Warriors’ success on the field, which…

Council employee up for illegally selling burial space

Council employee up for illegally selling burial space

A BULAWAYO City Council employee has landed himself in trouble after he allegedly illegally allocated 323 graves reserved for children to residents and prejudiced council of over $13 692 in potential revenue.

Mysterious lightning kills teacher, pupil

Mysterious lightning kills teacher, pupil

A MYSTERIOUS bolt of lightning fatally struck a female teacher and a Form One pupil at Chivata Secondary School in Zaka under Chief Nhema last week, a government official confirmed the incident yesterday.

Catholic priests refuse to wash women’s feet

Catholic priests refuse to wash women’s feet

The Bulawayo Roman Catholic archdiocese has said its priests would not wash women’s feet on Holy Thursday as it deviated from cultural norms, Archbishop Alex Thomas has said.

Kasukuwere, PA to meet Gweru councillors’ legal costs

Kasukuwere, PA to meet Gweru councillors’ legal costs

BULAWAYO High Court judge, Justice Francis Bere has ordered Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere and Midlands provincial administrator, Cecila Chitiyo to meet the legal costs in the case involving Gweru mayor Hamutendi Kombayi and 10 other MDC-T councilors, who recently successfully challenged their suspension.

Mnangagwa Gukurahundi denials stir hornet’s nest

Mnangagwa Gukurahundi denials stir hornet’s nest

VICE-PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa on Monday denied ever uttering inflammatory statements that could have stoked tensions during the Gukurahundi era, but the denial could trigger more questions about his role during the 1980s killings.

Zipra war vets pick Dabengwa as patron

Zipra war vets pick Dabengwa as patron

ZIPRA ex-combatants have officially launched their own welfare association and appointed Zapu leader Dumiso Dabengwa as their patron, a month after breaking away from the Zanu PF-aligned Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans’ Association (ZNLWVA).

World Food Programme extends relief  to mitigate food security situation

World Food Programme extends relief to mitigate food security situation

THE World Food Programme (WFP) has extended its relief programme in a bid to mitigate the adverse effects of El Nino, which has seriously affected the food security situation in the country.

Make yourself visible  to ordinary people, ZHRC told

Make yourself visible to ordinary people, ZHRC told

CIVIL society organisations (CSOs) in Matabeleland region have accused the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) of not being visible in the area.

Coltart shines light on VP’s Gukurahundi role

Coltart shines light on VP’s Gukurahundi role

VICE-PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s role in the Gukurahundi massacres has once again been thrust into the limelight, with former Education minister David Coltart accusing him of making inflammatory statements that could have formented the killings.

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