J.Nkomo Airport Substandard Despite US$25mln Upgrade’-Transport Minister Joram Gumbo

J.Nkomo Airport Substandard Despite US$25mln Upgrade’-Transport Minister Joram Gumbo

TRANSPORT Minister Joram Gumbo has lamented the state of Joshua Nkomo International Airport in Bulawayo, saying the facility is substandard despite a costly upgrade that has dragged on for over a decade. The project, which has so far gobbled up US$25 million, still needs in excess of US$13 million to complete outstanding work despite its commissioning in December 2013. The Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe has said it is failing to raise the required US$13…

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Tragic Zanele Teaches Combative Moyo To Embrace Others

Dust to dust … Moyo (2nd from right) and family at the burial of Zanele in Harare FridayHIGHER education minister Jonathan Moyo’s pain was palpable Friday as he laid his daughter, Zanele, to rest at Glen Forest in Harare. But the tragic Zanele’s profound and enduring gift, to Zimbabwe likely, is probably the lesson she taught her father with her untimely passing. “We’re all God’s people no matter whatever titles or stations in life,” Moyo…

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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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Zimbabweans Warned To Brace For More Power Cuts As Kariba Water Levels Fall

Zimbabweans Warned To Brace For More Power Cuts As  Kariba Water Levels Fall

Zimbabweans should brace up for more power cuts as the power utility’s water allocation from Kariba dam will be reduced by 50 percent in January leaving Kariba Power Station generating at least 235 mega watts out of an installed capacity of 750 mega watts. This was revealed by the Minister of Energy and Power Development Dr Samuel Undenge at the interactive meeting organised by the Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC). Dr Undenge says reduced…

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Jonathan Frustrated By SA’s Pathologists 5Year Delay For Results On Zanele’s Death

Jonathan Frustrated By SA’s Pathologists 5Year Delay For Results On Zanele’s Death

Higher and Tertiary Education, Science Development Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo has expressed frustration over the fact that South African pathologists who attended to her daughter Zanele’s death say results would be out after 5 years. He also expressed concern that South African police who handled the matter did not show interest in immediately pursuing the matter relating to the Zambian national who was last seen with Zanele when he was spotted at OR Tambo airport…

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‘Reports Suggest, Zanele’s Harare Funeral,To Be Broad Cast Live On National Television’

‘Reports Suggest, Zanele’s Harare Funeral,To Be Broad Cast Live On National Television’

  People from Tsholotsho have expressed shock at Professor Jonathan Moyo’s burial of his late daughter in Harare instead of at least Bulawayo closer to Tsholotsho which Moyo calls home. Sources within the ZANU PF structures in Tsholotsho claim that people from the constituency are complaining on the decision to bury little Zanele in Harare. The ZANU PF supporters seem to be suggesting that the decision is a no confidence to the region by the…

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British Doctor With Links To Robert Mugabe Family ‘Seizes White Owned Farm’

Dr Sylvester Nyatsuro and his wife Veronica Nyatsuro run the Willows Medical Centre in Nottingham A British GP from Nottinghamshire with family connections to Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe has allegedly seized a white-owned tobacco farm near Harare. It is claimed that Dr Sylvester Nyatsuro, 45, who was born in Zimbabwe but now runs a slimming clinic in Willows Medical Centre in Carlton, hired a gang to invade Phillip Rankin’s tobacco farm last Friday after…

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Mugabe’s Nephew ‘Leo’ In Trouble Over Hwange Coal Gasification Company (HCGC)

Businessman Leo Mugabe has been reported to the police for allegedly trying to take over a multi-million dollar gasification project in Hwange through underhand deals. Mugabe’s first bid in 2013 fell flat after major shareholders in the Build-Own-Operate and Transfer (Boot) project approached the High Court and acquired a provisional order which the company’s lawyers Samkange and Venturas said was never challenged. “This is a new bid. After failing to use a certain company [name…

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Three People Die As Two National Railways Of Zimbabwe Goods Trains Collide

  Three people died while two others were injured when two National Railways of Zimbabwe goods trains collided at around half past eight Friday evening. One train, carrying containers and coming from Mutare and the other ferrying granite rocks from Harare collided at Bromley Siding near Melfort. Two NRZ train crew members died on the spot, while the third died at Parirenyatwa Hospital in Harare. Their names are still being withheld until their next of…

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Minister Mombeshora Wants Michael Norman Connolly To Vaccate Boxwell Farm

THE Minister of Land and Rural Resettlement, Douglas Mombeshora, is locked in a legal wrangle with a white commercial farmer over the ownership of a farm in Bulilima district. The commercial farmer is allegedly refusing to vacate Boxwell Farm of McGee which was acquired by the government in terms of the Land Acquisition Act under the Land Reform programme. Mombeshora, through the Civil Division in the Attorney General’s Office, this week filed summons at the…

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