Zimbabwe

1632 police officers promoted

POLICE Commissioner-General Godwin Matanga has, with immediate effect, promoted 1 632 officers countrywide under the Police Act. Of the 1 632 officers, 1 147 were promoted to sergeants from the rank of constable, 176 to sergeant major from the rank of sergeant, while the other 309 officers were promoted from …

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Chamisa fumes at disrespectful Chigumba

MDC Alliance presidential candidate on Wednesday stormed the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) offices demanding to meet chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba after it emerged she was not available to accept the pre-election coalition’s petition. Chamisa led thousands of supporters protesting against Zec’s management of the electoral process ahead of …

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I can deliver better than Chamisa: Kuwadzana parly aspirant

ASPIRING legislator for Kuwadzana East, Ishmael Kauzani, claims if he wins the July 30 elections as an independent candidate, he will outperform the incumbent and MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa, who has been the area’s legislator for the past 15 years. Kauzani took a dig at Chamisa for …

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Prosecutor General Ray Goba suspended

PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has suspended Prosecutor General Advocate Ray Goba to pave way for investigations into his suitability to continue holding office. The suspension is with immediate effect. A tribunal has since been constituted to investigate the PG on charges of failing to prosecute high-profile graft cases, travelling without Cabinet approval …

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Banker promises to transform Harare CBD

BANKER and economic development consultant, Kudzai Mubaiwa promises to help transform the Harare central business district (CBD) and city into an economic empowerment hub if elected as an independent councillor for ward 6. Mubaiwa said he does have faith in political parties at local government level because they tended to …

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Lucifer sent me to kill, says Jindu in court

BULAWAYO ‘‘serial killer” Tongai Jindu (27) has told the Bulawayo High Court that he was sent by the devil to kill two of his victims and threatened to unleash the evil spirit on prosecutors. Prosecutors are advocating for the death sentence to be passed against Jindu for killing his best …

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Chiwenga warns G40 remnants

VICE-PRESIDENT Constantino Chiwenga has warned Zanu PF members that are not happy with President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s leadership to “shape up or ship out”. Addressing the party’s Matabeleland South Bulilima and Mangwe leadership in Plumtree on Thursday, Chiwenga betrayed fears the ruling party was worried about the G40 remnants …

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Khupe not boycotting Zimbabwe poll

THE Thokozani Khupe-led MDC-T yesterday described the manner in which the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) is handling the forthcoming elections as catastrophic but said boycotting the poll is a non-starter. Khupe's deputy, Obert Gutu said in an interview that the lack of transparency in the printing of ballot papers was …

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MDC-Alliance youths demand payment for taking part in demo

The MDC-Alliance paid youths to demonstrate against the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) on Wednesday in Harare, it has emerged. Some of the rowdy youths who had not received full payment were exclusively captured by The Herald fuming at the party leadership.

They blamed Mr Charlton Hwende of not ensuring that …

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VP Mohadi undergoing physiotherapy in SA

VICE President Kembo Mohadi who was injured in a bomb blast at White City Stadium last month is recovering and undergoing physiotherapy in a South African hospital. VP Mohadi was among 49 victims who were injured during the “terrorist attack”, two of whom later died. VP Chiwenga said VP Mohadi …

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