Nine Opposition Parties Sign Document Committing To Fight For Electoral Reforms

 OPPOSITION leaders led by Morgan Tsvangirai of the MDC-T on Wednesday signed a document committing to fight for electoral reforms ahead of the 2018 vote. But the event was boycotted by a number of other political parties, indicating the lack of unity in the opposition ranks despite broad agreement on the need for electoral reforms. The local opposition, led by Tsvangirai, disputes President Robert Mugabe’s triumph at the 2013 election, claiming that – as with…

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Chinese President Xi Jinping In South Africa To Boost China-Africa Cooperation

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived here Wednesday for his second visit to the “rainbow nation” since becoming China’s head of state. Besides meeting with South African leaders in an effort to strengthen bilateral ties, Xi will also co-chair with his South African counterpart, Jacob Zuma, a summit on China-Africa cooperation in Johannesburg. The South African side gave Xi a grand welcoming ceremony on Wednesday, during which a 21-gun salute was sounded and the two presidents…

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Arrest Of 5 Rangers & Locals, Over Poaching, Triggers Mass Ranger Redeployment From Hwange

Arrest Of 5 Rangers & Locals, Over Poaching, Triggers Mass Ranger Redeployment From Hwange

THE Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority is carrying out massive transfers and redeployments of rangers at Hwange National Park to improve general services at the largest wildlife sanctuary in the country. The transfers came after Environment, Water and Climate Minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri revealed in October that five game rangers were arrested in Hwange National Park for allegedly poisoning 11 elephants with cyanide.National parks regional manager central and acting spokesperson Mr Tawanda Gotosa confirmed the…

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Zim Must Emulate China, And Target High Profile Figures In Fight Against Corruption

Zim Must Emulate China, And Target High Profile Figures In Fight Against Corruption

Zimbabwe is in dire need of the foreign direct investment which could make the economic turnaround of the economy viable but such a move cannot be possible if a country is full of corrupt individuals who always see the coming of any investor in the country as an opportunity for both top public and private sector officials to fatten their wallets. It is incumbent upon the government to institute laws which empower every citizen to…

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Zim , China, SA & Kenya Refused To Sign UN Resolution Recognising Human Rights Defenders

Zim , China, SA & Kenya Refused To Sign UN Resolution Recognising Human Rights Defenders

Zimbabwe is among 14 countries that last week voted against the passing of United Nations General Assembly resolution recognizing human rights defenders. Other countries that tried to block the passing of the resolution were China, Russia, Syria, Burundi, Kenya and South Africa to name a few. Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission chairperson Elasto Mugwadi said he would need to find out what really happened with some saying they were not surprised. -: newsday General Assembly resolution…

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VP Mphoko ‘Evicted’ From Rainbow Towers Hotel Presidential Suite For President XI Jinping Accomodation

VP Mphoko ‘Evicted’ From  Rainbow Towers Hotel Presidential Suite For President XI Jinping Accomodation

VICE President Phelekezela Mphoko, who has been staying at Harare’s Rainbow Towers Hotel, was Tuesday asked to vacate the presidential suite to make way for visiting Chinese President XI Jinping. The Chinese leader jetted into Zimbabwe Tuesday morning for a two-day visit and was due to leave Wednesday for South Africa. Mphoko has been staying at the hotel with his family for almost a year at the expense of the state, defying calls from residents,…

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Two Cops Die In Head On Collision With Haulage Truck On Gweru-Kwekwe Highway

Police officers examine the vehicle involved in a head on collision yesterday TWO police officers died on the spot while a woman was seriously injured when the vehicle they were travelling in collided head on with a haulage truck on the outskirts of Gweru yesterday morning. The Mazda vehicle which was coming from Kwekwe, was being driven by one of the officers. The injured woman was rushed to Kwekwe General Hospital and her condition is…

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‘Mugabe’s Zanu PF Auction Sale Of Zimbabwe’s Wealth And Resources To China’

‘Mugabe’s Zanu PF Auction Sale Of Zimbabwe’s Wealth And Resources To China’

President Robert Mugabe on his unrelenting auction of Zimbabwe to the Chinese in his Look East Policy meets  Chinese President Xi Jinping at Harare International Airport. By Sibusiso Ngwenya.

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Destitute Bhonzo Receives Food, Clothes, Blankets And US$245 Donation

photo From left Timothy “Timmy” Tapfumaneyi, Thomas “CST” Chizhanje, Lawrence “Bhonzo” Simbarashe and MP Psychology Maziwisa The name Lawrence Simbarashe evokes a string of humorous memories in the minds of many Zimbabweans who are in love with comedy. Simbarashe played the character Bhonzo in yesteryear comedy series “Bhonzo Nechikwata”. The series brought the actor, broadcaster and advertiser to fame. He was known for his comic lines and his outstanding powerful voice was unmistakable. The voice…

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