EDITORIAL COMMENT: Let us all build the economy in 2018

The year 2018 is very promising for Zimbabwe which has witnessed positive changes during the past two months.   On November 24, Zimbabwe opened a new chapter following the swearing in of Cde Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa as the new President of Zimbabwe. Cde Mnangagwa took over from Cde Robert Mugabe who resigned after 37 years… …
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Churches urged to shun corruption: President appeals for new way in new year

Nduduzo Tshuma, Political Editor PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday called on Zimbabweans including churches to turn over a new leaf from 2018 and beyond by shunning all forms of corruption in all sectors of society. Addressing a National Thanksgiving and Dedication Service at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair’s Hall 4 in Bulawayo, President Mnangagwa said his… …
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Fifa plots Zifa audit

Sikhumbuzo Moyo, Senior Sports Reporter FIFA will dispatch a team of experts to audit how Zifa used funds from the Forward Programme in 2017. The move is meant to make associations to fully account for the funds, while also stopping uncouth administrators from abusing the funds. In a circular to its associations two weeks ago,… …
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Falcon Gold extends losses: Blames escalating costs

Prosper Ndlovu, Business Editor FALCON Gold Zimbabwe Limited remains in the red despite narrowing its loss for the year ended September 31, 2017 to $751 000 compared to $1.4 million in the prior year, buoyed by proceeds from the sale of its subsidiary Dalny Mine to RioZim Limited for $4.1 million. Mr Ian Saunders, for… …
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More locals at carnival

Melissa Mpofu in Victoria Falls More Zimbabweans this year heeded the call to travel to Victoria Falls to attend the well organised carnival that brought together thousands of party lovers from across the globe. This event, now in its sixth year, has grown tremendously, judging by its patronage this year which almost doubled that of… …
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‘Operation Restore Legacy gift from God’

Pamela Shumba, Senior Reporter OPERATION Restore Legacy which ushered in the new dispensation led by President Emmerson Mnangagwa was a necessary operation, which came as a gift from God, national and church leaders have said. Speaking at the National Thanksgiving and Dedication Service held in honour of President Mnangagwa in Bulawayo yesterday, church leaders said… …
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President says 2018 is Zimbabwe’s year

Nduduzo Tshuma, Political Editor PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday declared 2018 as the year for all Zimbabweans saying his administration will work tirelessly to create a peaceful and stable political and socio economic environment that will ensure the nation’s prosperity. In his New Year’s Message that was also aired on national broadcaster ZBC TV, President Mnangagwa… …
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Council yet to compensate property owners

Nqobile Tshili, Chronicle Correspondent THE Bulawayo City Council (BCC) requires about $300 000 to compensate property owners at Egodini whose properties would be demolished to pave way for the construction of a mall, the city’s Town Clerk Mr Christopher Dube has said. Mr Dube said council delayed handing over the Egodini site to project developers… …
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Mahachi ‘signs’ for Pirates

Sikhumbuzo Moyo, Senior Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Warriors’ winger Kudakwashe Mahachi has reportedly signed for Sowetan giants Orlando Pirates and is expected to join his new teammates from Golden Arrows this week. The 24-year-old dribbling wizard left Zimbabwe for South Africa under the Mamelodi Sundowns tag, but was later loaned out to Golden Arrows, who are… …
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ZCDC to upgrade security systems

Ishemunyoro Chingwere, Harare Bureau The Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company Pvt (Ltd), will next year upgrade security systems around its precious stones to avoid cases of theft that prejudice the State of millions of dollars annually. This follows reports last week that four ZCDC employees appeared in court on allegations of conniving to smuggle fake diamonds… …
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