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ED in mini Cabinet reshuffle

By Noel Tshuma PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa in a shock move pregnant with irony has appointed former Local Government Minister Ignatiius Chombo’s ex-wife Marian as deputy Minister at the department. Marian who divorced Chombo in a messy separation a few years ago returned to the ruling party after a brief flirtation with former Vice President Joice […]Read More

Govt fires 134 more doctors

By Noel Tshuma  GOVERNMENT has fired 134 more doctors to add to the 77 released from their contracts last week as the stand-off between the Health Services Board (HSB) and the Zimbabwe Doctors Association continued unabated.   With attempts to bring the parties to the negotiating table seemingly hitting a brick wall, government has moved […]Read More

ConCourt: Chamisa should have sought a recount

By Hope Sarara OPPOSITION MDC leader Nelson Chamisa should have sought an order within prescribed time limits to have the residue of last year’s disputed general elections opened in order to buttress his case that the poll had been manipulated against him, the Constitutional Court said in its full judgement released Thursday.   His failure […]Read More

Carnage as govt fires 134 more doctors

By Noel Tshuma GOVERNMENT has top date fired over 200 medical doctors and charged a third of all those under its employment, the Health Services Board said Friday. In a statement the HSB said it had tried to allow for dialogue but the medical practitioners who have been on strike since the beginning of September […]Read More

ED demots top spy

By Mary Steven Mungate PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has effectively demoted top spy Aaron Nhepera seen as a remnant of former President Robert Mugabe’s G40 faction and initially tipped to take over as boss at the feared Central Intelligence Organisation. Nhepera a long serving CIO deputy director who acted as spy chief following Mugabe’s decision to […]Read More

Zanu PF eyes 5 million members ehead of 2023

By Hope Sarara THE ruling Zanu PF party is plotting an ‘invasion’ of the country to grow its membership base to 5 million before the 2023 elections, national commissar Victor Matemadanda revealed Wednesday. Following the November 2017 coup and President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s takeover of the reins, the new leadership of the former guerrilla movement announced […]Read More

Britain calls on ED to wake up

By Hope Sarara ZIMBABWE’s former colonial master Britain has called on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to step up his efforts in the fight against corruption as well as spruce up his tattered human rights record. British envoy Harriet Matthews who doubles up as director for Africa in Foreign and Commonwealth Office told journalists after a closed door […]Read More

Khupe loses ConCourt case

By Hope Sarara MDC-T leader Thokozani Khupe has lost Constitutional Court case in which she was suing National Assembly Speaker Jacob Mudenda for damages following her expulsion from Parliament early last year. Khupe lost her position as a legislator last year following her recall by the MDC led by her rival Nelson Chamisa. Chamisa seized […]Read More