- ZNA Brighton Matura murdered his girlfriend Fungayi Tendayi and shot himself to death on Wednesday morning at Nyimo shopping centre in Sanyati.
- TWO MURDER ACCUSED INDIVIDUALS INCLUDING THE son of former Midlands Provincial Affairs minister Jason Machaya, Foster, died in a car crash on Wednesday night along the Gweru-Mvuma Road in an accident that also claimed the life of a popular Gweru gold baron who was awaiting trial for murder.
- JUST LIKE AT TSVANGIRAI'S FUNREAL IN 2018, TEMPERS ONCE AGAIN FLARED up from he rowdy, violent MDC youth in Gutu, when Khuphe, arrived to pay her last respects to the MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa was burying his late mother in Gutu on Tuesday.
- THE RULING PARTY ZANU-PF YESTERDAY SAID IT WOULD DEAL HARSHLY WITH THE PLANNED PROTESTS AGAINST PRESIDENT MNANGAGWA'S government on July 31, evoking memories of killings by the army of civilians in 2018 and January last year. "To Chamisa, we say don't be a coward, you are always never found in front. If you do whatever you are threatening, come to front and face the risks," Chinamasa challenged
- FOUR PRISONERS AND ONE PRISON OFFICER at Bulawayo Prison have tested positive for Covid-19 , visitors banned countrywide, with immediate effect .
President Robert Mugabe is reportedly not happy with the number of civil servants.
This was said by the Civil Service Commission chairman, Mariyawanda Nzuwah when he was addressing a parliamentary committee on finance.
Nzuwa said he was taken to task by President Robert Mugabe over the swollen government work-force.
Dr Nzuwa said this when he appeared before the parliamentary portfolio committee on Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare.
Doctor Nzuwa said cabinet has approved the abolishment of 22 000 posts in the commission after completing the civil service audit.
He accused cabinet ministers of contributing to the bloated civil service wage-bill through employing their private staff.
He said some of the people who were found on the payroll had since relocated abroad with one having been called from Australia, but he was still receiving his salary, he says over $400 million is set to be saved annually. – Source-bulawayo24