ZIMBABWE is poised to become a key player in the global transition to green energy, not only through lithium mining, but its beneficiation that can empower local communities and develop the nation as a whole, President Mnangagwa has said.
Dying for European perspective A MUSING if it was not tragic. The European Union, EU, has granted Ukraine candidate status. It’s a remote stage along a very long continuum to eventual EU membership. In effect, it means the EU condescendingly acknowledges that some good work has been registered by Ukraine towards eventual eligibility to the […]
Fifteen major companies have been creating huge extra profits by borrowing billions of dollars, often from several banks, at concessionary interest rates, stocking up and then selling in US dollars and Zimbabwe dollars using black market exchange rates, so driving up prices, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has confirmed after detailed investigations.
FIRST Lady Dr Auxillia Mnangagwa says the quest to see an empowered and prosperous woman of Zimbabwe is pushing her to tour the country’s provinces promoting the successful implementation of various income generating projects including the detergent manufacturing initiative.
National hero Major-General (Retired) Sydney Bhebhe will be remembered for his contribution to the liberation struggle, standing firm for justice and defending Zimbabwe’s interests, Commander Defence Forces, General Phillip Valerio Sibanda has said.
BULAWAYO yesterday witnessed the official launch of the $11 million housing project that will result in the construction of thousands of low-cost housing units in selected parts of the country with the City of Kings being the launchpad.
VIOLENCE that recently erupted in Nyatsime, Beatrice following the alleged incitement to cause public disturbances by two CCC legislators, Job Sikhala and Godfrey Karakadzai Sithole, left a trail of destruction on properties, a court heard yesterday.
Prosper Dembedza Court Correspondent In another bid to delay trial, a legal clerk with Tendai Biti Law Chambers, who is facing two fresh counts of fraud yesterday made a new application for exception on amended charges. The State responded in writing prompting the matter to be deffered to Monday for ruling. Constantine Chaza had his […]
Midlands Bureau Police in Kwekwe are investigating a case of suspected murder after the body of an unknown man was found dumped along the Kwekwe-Harare Highway yesterday morning. Midlands provincial police spokesperson Inspector Emmanuel Mahoko said police in Kwekwe received a call from an unknown person informing them that there was a body lying along […]
Prosper Dembedza Court Correspondent PIUS Jamba, the man who stands accused of murdering Moreblessing Ali in Nyatsime, Chitungwiza briefly appeared in court this afternoon and the magistrate extended his stay in police custody to tomorrow. Detectives took him to Dema where he is expected to narrate and demonstrate how the murder was committed. Magistrate Denis Mangosi […]
Prosper Dembedza Court Correspondent Harare magistrate Mr Shane Kubonera has issued a warrant of arrest against Paragon Printing director Mark Strathen and Fairclotte Investments director Grant Russell after they failed to appear in court on criminal nuisance charges. The pair is facing allegations of erecting an illegal billboard in Borrowdale with damaging information to a […]
A Chinese mining firm in Mazowe with interests in nickel and chrome has made a US$2 million investment towards road construction as a contribution to the local economy and the promotion of Zimbabwe-China relations.
Former Harare mayor Herbert Gomba and his two co-accused's bid to quash the charges against them for corruptly altering an approved layout plan before allocating it to another user, has failed after the High Court threw out the application.
Officials from the Bulawayo City Council are appearing before the sub-committee of the Parliament's Public Accounts Committee to respond to issues raised by the Auditor-General (AG), Mrs Mildred Chiri in her 2020 report.
A 53-year-old United States-based businesswoman has appeared in court charged with theft of trust property as defined in section 113(2) (d) of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act Chapter 9:23 after she allegedly stole US$30 000.
Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) Zengeza West legislator Job Sikhala breached a High Court order that bars him from posting any content on various social media platforms and addressing gatherings using words or gestures that are likely to incite people to commit public violence when he allegedly posted a video urging members of his party to cause violence that recently rocked Nyatsime in Beatrice.
ZIMBABWEAN financial institutions are in the process of brokering a massive US$113 million (R1,8 billion or N$1,8 billion) deal involving the acquisition of an iconic property, The Grove Mall of Namibia, in Windhoek.
Michael Tome Business Reporter The foreign exchange auctions have disbursed over US$3,2 billion to productive sectors since they opened in 2020, a development that resulted in the growth of local industry’s capacity utilisation to 56,62 percent in 2021. Addressing participants at the currency indaba of the Political Actors Dialogue (POLAD) yesterday, Finance and Economic Development […]
Herald Reporters PIUS Jamba, the man suspected to have gruesomely murdered Moreblessing Ali in the Chitungwiza suburb of Nyatsime, was yesterday arrested in Magunje and has since been transferred to Harare as police intensify investigations. Preliminary investigations had shown that Ali was last seen in the company of her estranged boyfriend, Jamba. The two reportedly […]
Gibson Nyikadzino Herald Correspondent THE opposition Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) is contemplating setting up a paramilitary wing within its party’s ranks ahead of the 2023 harmonised general elections in the name of “defending the citizens after voting”, The Herald can reveal. The paramilitary wing, a similar concept to the united MDC’s Democratic Resistance Committees […]
Today was the ZANU-PF National Cell day. President Mnangagwa, the First Secretary of the ruling party, together with the First Family attended their party cell meeting at Dambudzo 1 cell in Sherwood, Kwekwe. Dambudzo cell has 59 members including the First Family. The party introduced this day as a way of strengthening its grassroots and […]
Zvamaida Murwira in MUDZI AT least 12 banks were penalised for financial indiscipline during a recent crackdown embarked upon by the Government when it temporarily stopped them from lending money to the public, President Mnangagwa said yesterday. He said out of 16 banks, only four were absolved of any wrongdoing during investigations carried out by […]
Zvamaida Murwira in MUDZI President Mnangagwa has urged mining companies to protect the environment in areas they operate from while also ensuring that communities and workers benefited from such projects given that minerals get depleted over time. Commissioning a US$35 million gold crush and recovery plant at Radnor Mine in Makaha, Mudzi District yesterday, the […]
Craving for Smith, a Second Rhodesia THOSE who have read big book know what Spinoza saw clearly as the problem which political philosophy could not crack , a problem which Wilhelm Reich rhetorically restated in the following question: “Why do men fight for their servitude as stubbornly as though it were their salvation?” For several […]
Ivan Zhakata Herald Correspondent A Zimbabwean woman, Ms Marjorie Ngwenya, has been appointed an external member of the prestigious Prudential Regulation Committee (PRC) in the United Kingdom (UK). This comes as Zimbabweans at home and abroad continue to raise the nation’s flag high through their achievements which have won global acclaim. Just recently, Zimbabwe’s National […]
Herald Reporter ALL is set for Zanu PF National Cell Day today where President Mnangagwa is expected to attend a cell meeting in Kwekwe as the ruling party scientifically verifies its structures ahead of 2023 harmonised elections. Zanu PF introduced a National Cell Day, which will be celebrated annually to strengthen its grassroots, organisational and […]
Just hearing the word “snake” may send shivers all through your body. So, just imagine knowing that your property or home is infested with them. In general, people just do not like snakes. Other pests such as spiders and ants seem okay to deal with, but a snake? That is one scary creature. It is […]
Zimbabwe’s whitewash by Afghanistan in the just ended three-match series of one-day cricket games shows in many ways the major problems in Zimbabwean cricket and the need to build it up to something far closer to a mass game if we are ever going to get anywhere. To put the scale of the defeat into […]
Herald Reporters The rehabilitation of roads across the country under the Emergency Roads Rehabilitation Programme (ERRP) is continuing, with citizens praising the Second Republic for transforming the road network. Works on many roads are at various stages of completion, in a development that has reduced the cost of travelling for people living in rural areas, […]
Dr Masimba Mavaza Men of God are generally perceived to be closer to God than an average person. As such, they are expected to have and demonstrate stronger faith in matters such as healthcare and healing. Sometimes, the thinking is that they shouldn’t fall ill and in case they do, they should get well without […]
Eddie Chikamhi Senior Sports Reporter AFTER years of polarisation, fanned by toxic football leadership, interim ZIFA president Gift Banda and his board find themselves seized with the urgent need to restore domestic football to good health and to champion the development agenda of the game that was run down by corruption and squabbles. Banda, who […]
Tadious Manyepo Lifestyle Writer He calls it a pinnacle project. The zenith, but certainly not the ceiling. He always says it is up to the fans to judge and he has done his bit. His fans and critics have waited, for eternity, literally, for this moment. And it has arrived, at a time when the […]
Fungai Lupande Mashonaland Central Bureau Five more villages in Mount Darwin East now have water from the tap, thanks to Chawanda Piped Water Scheme which gives them access to clean, safe drinking water and reducing diarrhoeal diseases in the constituency. The solar-powered 3kW pumps and six 10 000 litre water tanks, have brought relief to […]
Herald Reporters There was less activity at the Harare Magistrates Court yesterday as the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) hosted its open day, which saw members of the public being awarded an opportunity to visit various courts around the country to appreciate how they operate. People who spoke to The Herald yesterday said the event was […]
Tendai Rupapa Senior Reporter THOUSANDS of women across the country’s 10 provinces will, with the help of First Lady Dr Auxillia Mnangagwa, soon take the lead in the production of oil-producing seeds like cotton, sunflower, soya beans and castor bean, in a massive empowerment initiative expected to enhance their role in the country’s macro-economic development. […]
Arthur Marara Point Blank This is the final instalment on the Shark Mentality. It is my sincere hope that you enjoyed and you were able to glean one or two lessons from them. In case you are seeing this series for the first time, you can catch up with the earlier articles by getting a […]
Blessings Chidakwa Herald Reporter ZIMBABWE’s students are inspirational and continue conquering the world in various spheres raising the country’s flag high in whatever endeavour and in the process earning commendation from President Mnangagwa. The latest to put the country on the world map again was Zimbabwe’s National High School moot team, which made history after […]
Freedom Mupanedemo Midlands Bureau A town is fast sprouting in Manhize, an extension of Mvuma, with towering structures and new buildings going up as the new US$1 billion iron and steel plant under construction takes shape. The new plant, which is set to be the biggest steel producer in southern Africa, is being developed by […]
Herald Reporter A ZIMBABWEAN scientist credited with the discovery of the Covid-19 Omicron variant has been recognised as one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world. Time 100 is a yearly list of the 100 most influential people in the world, assembled by the American news magazine, Time, with the last Zimbabwean […]