‘The whole Country Is On standby. We Are Just Waiting For Him To Die’-

‘The whole Country Is On standby. We Are Just Waiting For Him To Die’-

Harare (dpa) – The broad avenues lined with lilac trees in the Zimbabwean capital Harare show no images of 91-year-old President Robert Mugabe, but his presence towers over the southern African country he has ruled for 35 years. “The whole country is on standby. We are just waiting for him to die,” said Evans, a taxi business owner. Complaints abound about Mugabe’s authoritarian rule, which is seen as having ravaged what was once one of…

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Parirenyatwa Should Return The Clandestinely Obtained PSMAS US$100k And Resign

Parirenyatwa Should Return The Clandestinely Obtained PSMAS US$100k And Resign

  Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa should return the $100 000 advance payment that was unprocedurally made to him by Premier Service Medical Aid Society (PSMAS) last year and resign from holding a public office, the society’s members and service providers have said. While investigations by The Herald yesterday showed that capitation no longer exists in the medical insurance industry, particularly with PSMAS which is sitting on debt in excess of US$140…

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‘Mugabe Is Surrounded By Gay Ministers’ -Temba Mliswa

‘Mugabe Is Surrounded By Gay Ministers’ -Temba Mliswa

  FORMER Zanu-PF Mashonaland West provincial chairperson, Temba Mliswa has sensationally claimed President Robert Mugabe is surrounded by gay ministers, but has failed to take action against them.   Mliswa told South African television channel ANN7 on Thursday night that while Mugabe was aware of the “questionable behaviour” of some of his ministers, he has never made any effort to investigate the issue.   “I have a problem with President Mugabe because he is a…

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Zimbabwean female Truck driver (32) Pursues Commercial Pilot Licence

Zimbabwean female Truck driver (32) Pursues Commercial Pilot Licence

Long distance haulage truck driving is undoubtedly one of the world’s most unforgiving jobs. Drivers have to contend not only with the fatigue which comes with long distance travel, but also with treacherous roads, especially in parts of Africa with poor transport infrastructure. Add to that, there is the risk of being hijacked. Despite these harsh realities, 32 year-old Rutendo Barna, a Zimbabwean woman has not been discouraged from following her dreams. Barna is just…

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After 9 Years With No Chief, Beitbridge West Installs A 22 year Old Chief

After 9 Years With No Chief, Beitbridge West Installs A 22 year Old Chief

Twenty-two year old David Mbedzi has been installed as substantive Chief Staudze of Beitbridge West at a colourful traditional ceremony that showcased the rich Venda culture. A chieftainship wrangle saw the people of Beitbridge West going for nine years without a chief. Complete with praise poetry, Venda dances and traditional practices to honour the new chief the ceremony was  truly a royal affair. Family and community members have been urged by Senator Tambudzani Mohadi to…

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‘Short Fused Grace Is Too Dangerous, If State Machinery Is Left At Her Disposal’-Mliswa

Ousted Zanu-PF chair for Mashonaland West Temba Mliswa told South African television news channel, ANN7TV Wednesday evening that President Robert Mugabe’s short-fused wife, Grace, was too dangerous if state machinery was left at her mercy. “The war veterans of Zimbabwe must stand up now and stop Grace so that this confusion and commotion won’t prevail,” said the axed Zanu-PF Hurungwe West MP. “Look she is already causing chaos running the government and Zanu-PF; I mean…

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Jonathan Moyo’s Daughter , Zanele’s Funeral ‘Unites’ Faction Riddled Zanu-PF

FIGHTING Zanu-PF factions yesterday buried their differences to give Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo’s daughter, Zanele Naledi Ntombizodwa, a big send off similar to one accorded to VIPs. Zanele, who was buried at Glen Forest cemetery in Harare, died in Cape Town, South Africa under mysterious circumstances and her father is disputing the date of death stated on her death certificate. Zanu-PF leaders, often in the news for their battles and from distinct…

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Jonathan Moyo Breaks Down At Daughter ‘Zaneles’ Burial

The wife of Minister of High Education Pro. Jonathan Moyo(centre) breaks down infront of her husband on his arrival with the body of thier daughter who died mysteriously in Capetown Pic Shepherd Tozvireva HIGHER Education minister Jonathan Moyo broke down while singing an emotional song for his late daughter Zanele during her burial in Harare yesterday. Moyo spoke at length about Zanele and how he was close to her and dedicated a song to her…

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Tsvangirai Comes Face To Face With (MDC-T) Faction Violence In Bulawayo

Tsvangirai Comes Face To Face With (MDC-T) Faction Violence In Bulawayo

MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday came face to face with violent clashes pitting youths aligned to rival factions as he visited the families of the late Nkulumane legislator Thamsanqa Mahlangu in Bulawayo. Tsvangirai, who came under attack for snubbing Mahlangu’s burial two weeks ago, visited the late legislator’s maternal family, the Sangos in Luveve and that of his stepfather the Mugovas in Nkulumane. The party’s rival factions again divided themselves among the two families with…

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Chiyangwa Launches Bid For ZIFA Presidency

HARARE businessman Philip Chiyangwa has formally launched his bid for the ZIFA presidency, promising to bring light to a game that has been staggering in the darkness for years, restoring transparency and using it to bring smiles on the faces of millions of Zimbabweans. In typical Chiyangwa style, where glamour is never far away, his announcement was pregnant with his incredible tale of how he rose from a poor boy who used to roam the…

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