President Mugabe says he will not allow a weak and vacillating leader to take over as his successor as such a person could reverse the gains of independence.
He said national programmes such the land reform were at the heart of the liberation struggle and everything should be done to safeguard them.
President Mugabe said his remarks were informed by reports that former Vice President Dr Joice Mujuru, who now heads the fractious Zimbabwe People First, wanted to reverse the land reform programme. Read more
A ONE-night stand se_xual liaison has divided a Pentecostal church in Bulawayo.
The leader and founder of Jesus Never Fails International Ministries, Prophet Pritchard Joshua Moyo (pictured), has been accused of impregnating a congregant called Joyce.
Joyce is said to have engaged church elders in the matter in which she was “used and dumped”.
Because of that, it’s said the prophet has been terrorising her while another faction of the church is on her side. Read more
A Mzilikazi man stunned the court here when he openly declared that he dumped his wife of many years to cohabit with his late brother’s wife who is also a businesswoman as she was “good in bed”.
Timson Moyo, 38, was forced to reveal the unexpected when he was responding to claims by his wife Nomhlanga Mlalazi, 35, who in her maintenance court file had accused him of being an irresponsible dad. Read more
China is committed to strengthening bilateral cooperation between Harare and Beijing, President Xi Jinping has said. President Xi made the remarks in a special birthday message to President Mugabe.
In the message, read by Chinese Ambassador to Zimbabwe Huang Pingat during yesterday’s 21st February Movement commemorations in Matobo, President Xi said China attaches great significance to its affairs with Zimbabwe.
“I always attach great importance to the development of China-Zimbabwe relationship and I am ready to join hands with you to continuously deepen our bilateral cooperation and friendship across the board so as to bring greater benefits to our two countries and the peoples.”
HARARE – In a major development that will give relief to thousands of motorists who complain about the random and unrelenting harassment at roadblocks, police have admitted that they have no right to force drivers to pay spot fines.
This followed a High Court ruling on Wednesday which established that there was no law that allowed police to confiscate licences and impound vehicles of drivers who refused to pay spot fines.
At the same time, police Commissioner General Augustine Chihuri has called for steep increases in spot fines, which he said would curb Zimbabwe’s worsening road carnage and reckless driving. Read more
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has hailed Zimbabwe’s new education curriculum for promoting multilingual education system as well as inclusive and equitable quality education for all. Read more
At four years, most children will be struggling to spell their names properly. Some will still be failing to sing their kindergarten hymns with clarity.Epworth’s Tinotenda Manyemba is a distant exception from what his peers are.
At that age, he was already topping his class in Grade One, displaying his extraordinary academic abilities. Read more
A TRAFFIC traffic police officer was severely assaulted by a Rutenga businessman at a roadblock along the Masvingo-Beitbridge road after the cop had demanded a spot fine.
The police officer, aged 30, is now said to be nursing some injuries as a result of the assault.
Masvingo acting ZRP spokesperson, Assistant Inspector Kudakwashe Dhewa confirmed the incident and said the suspect was in police custody and would appear in court soon
The cop, identified as Advance Kaneta is attached to the Rutenga traffic post. He was reportedly assaulted by Presence Taruvinga after the cop had raised issues about the number plate for Taruvinga’s Mazda vehicle which was being driven by a man only identified as Mutaro. Read more
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe celebrated his 93rd birthday on Tuesday, and the European Union knew just the gift for the occasion: a renewal of sanctions on the strongman leader.
The Council of the European Union voted on Friday to continue economic and travel restrictions on Mugabe, his wife Grace Mugabe, and the country’s defence industry.
The sanctions have been in place since 2002 and restrict the president’s travel, freeze some of his assets and ban EU member states from trading arms with Zimbabwe.
But the EU Council did vote on Monday to partially lift an arms embargo to allow for trade of explosives used in mining and infrastructure.
Mugabe, the world’s oldest non-royal serving head of state, has slammed the EU and the U.S for imposing heavy sanctions on Zimbabwe’s faltering economy. Read more