MDC spokesperson Jacob Mafume has been arrested.
Mafume is currently detained by police at Harare Central Law and Order Section.
They are indicating that they will prefer treason charges against him.
Former MDC legislator and Minister of Education David Coltart says that Mafume’s arrest shows that the country is …read more
Zimbabwe has great infrastructure that could benefit immensely from the adoption of new technologies such as 5G whose commercial roll out was imminent, ITU Telecommunication Standardisation Bureau director Dr Chaesub Lee.
5G or fifth generation is the latest generation of cellular mobile communications.
He said while addressing journalists here yesterday …read more
The government has revealed to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that the two per cent electronic transaction tax will realise over US$600 million this year.
This was outlined by Finance and Economic Development Minister Mthuli Ncube in the government progress report on economic reforms submitted to the IMF.
The …read more
MDC secretary-general Douglas Mwonzora has been issued with a warrant of arrest after he failed to appear for trial in a case in which he is facing charges of negligent driving.
His trial was expected to start last Thursday but he failed to turn up in court resulting in him …read more
Jimi Agbaje, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded Lagos State governorship election, says he lost the election due to low turnout of voters.
Agbaje, in an interview with The Punch newspaper after he lost the election to Babajide Sanwo-Olu of the All Progressives Congress with …read more
The Code of Conduct Tribunal ( CCT ) has ordered that proceedings in the trial of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen should now be conducted on an day-to-day basis.
Tribunal Chairman, Danladi Umar, in a bench ruling, on Monday, relied on the provision of Section 296(3 …read more
The government has committed over $1 billion for road construction and rehabilitation with various projects underway across the country under the 2019 Road Development Programme. Funding for this flagship project, which is the biggest road project in 20 years, is being mobilised from the two per cent Intermediated Money Transfer …read more
MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has invited his Zanu PF counterpart President Emmerson Mnangagwa for urgent “real talks” to rescue the country’s sinking economy, saying the opposition had the capacity to initiate the process on the neutral ground.
Chamisa made the call in Chitungwiza on Friday while addressing stakeholders during …read more
A government minister says that former President Robert Mugabe should face trial for the Gukurahundi massacres. Deputy Minister for Defence and War Veterans Affairs Victor Matemadanda said this in a video.
Matemadanda was quoted as:
He must be tried for the people he killed through Gukurahundi. Chiefs must take him …read more
The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has recruited about 1 300 teachers, the majority of them being deployed to Matabeleland North Province. This follows complaints that individual teachers are manning classes with as many as 165 pupils after the Public Service Commission froze the recruitment of teachers and other …read more
A Bulawayo-based Zim dancehall artist, Njanji, real name Noah Wambe (30) is alleged to be a member of a group of armed robbers that have been targeting foreign currency dealers in the city.
The gang is reportedly armed with guns, machetes and iron bars and is in the habit of …read more
Zanu-PF has dismissed reports of a purported rift between President Mnangagwa and his deputy, Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, peddled in yesterday’s issue of The Standard saying “such fiction and fertile imagination was a clear manifestation of yellow journalism”.
A report claimed that a feud between President Mnangagwa and VP …read more