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By Elvis Dube Government has introduced new highway Zupco buses to assist in alleviating travelling costs that have become unsustainable for most ordinary citizens. Five buses have been allocated per route at affordable rates. The cost of bus fares destinations are Harare-Bulawayo $30, Harare-Masvingo $25, Harare-Mutare $25 Harare-Binga $45, Harare-Mount Darwin $15. New...
By Elvis Dube The Zimbabwe Human Rights Forum (ZHRF) has condemned government for the wanton inhuman post-election August 1 2018 military killings that resulted in the death of six innocent civilians. The rights group argued that state violence and murder has become the lifestyle for Zimbabwean leadership. Speaking at the August 1...
Finance minister Mthuli Ncube on Thursday doubled the budget allocated to state organs tasked with fighting corruption and governance in a bid to improve transparency and accountability. Presenting a supplementary budget, Mthuli said the institutions such as the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, the National Peace and Reconciliation...
The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) led by Nelson Chamisa has bemoaned what it termed ‘fascist antics’ by the state after its leader Obey Sithole allegedly survived an ‘abduction attempt' at the hands of suspected state security agents on Wednesday evening. In a statement, the league spokesperson Steven Chuma said...
By Elvis Dube Government is set to increase the price of toll gates by the 500% a move that is likely going to be unpopular with motorists who have been subjected to ever spiralling fuel hikes now pegged at $7.54 for petrol and $7.22 for diesel. Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube proposed...
By Marshall Bwanya. University of Zimbabwe lecturer and law pundit Professor Lovemore Madhuku has castigated the recently gazette marriage act as conflicted verge and half-baked piece of legislation. Speaking at the HICC hosted by the Zimbabwean Women's Parliamentary Caucus, Professor Madhuku said the bill presented new half-baked statutes that produced problematic...
Harare - Zimbabwean opposition legislator Job Sikhala has been slapped with an effective treason charge and faces a potential death penalty or lengthy prison term if convicted. Sikhala was called in for questioning by Zimbabwe Republic Police’s Criminal Investigations Department, Law and Order Section earlier this morning. The charges relate to comments...
Pretoria - A high court judge has ruled that all allegations leveled against charismatic celebrity preacher Prophet Shepherd Bushiri are false, defamatory, libelous and lacking in fact, the Mail and Telegraph has exclusively learnt. The ruling relates to series of articles published online by a self-run website called Malawi24. Sitting in...
Prophetic Healing and Deliverance ministries leader Walter Magaya's hotel is on fire. Fire fighters from Harare City Council were by Thursday afternoon trying to put off the fire which had engulfed the hotel.   Although the cause of the fire is still unknown, church members suspect rivalry to be the cause. This publication...
The Auditor-General Mildred Chiri has lashed at government for failing to take care of children living in the street despite having a fund meant for that. In her 2018 audit report, Chiri said government was failing to cater for street children and this exposed them to abuse and illegal activities. "Protecting...
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