Don’t deify me, says President

Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter President Emmerson Mnangagwa has deplored the singing of songs that idolise him, saying he preferred that people sing the national anthem or liberation war songs. He said this while opening the Zanu-PF Extraordinary Congress held at Robert Mugabe Square in Harare yesterday. President Mnangagwa said his presidency was for all Zimbabweans irrespective of race,…
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So near yet so far for Matemera

Sports Reporter TOP Zimbabwe referee Norman Matemera was left a distraught man after perilously coming close to securing a place on the panel of match officials for the 2018 African Nations Championships before a pulled muscle cruelly ruled him out of contention. Matemera was part of a cast of top referees who converged for an elite…
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‘Let’s lead by example’

Ndatenda! Ndatenda! Ndatenda! Ngiyabonga! Ngiyabonga! Ngiyabonga! This morning when I made my opening remarks, I was your interim President and I was your interim President so I was careful of what I said, and I was neutral. Now that I am your President, I feel free to say what I think. I will give my…
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The voice of the people is the voice of God: ED

We publish here the keynote address by His Excellency, the President and First Secretary of zanu-pf, Cde E. D. Mnangagwa to the zanu-pf Extraordinary Congress, Harare, December 15, 2017 (Salutations) I am humbled and indeed honoured to greet you and welcome you all to this Extraordinary Congress of our Party, the Zimbabwe African Union-Patriotic Front! In…
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Govt pledges to fund Command Agric

Elita Chikwati Senior Agriculture Reporter Farmers produced more than three million tonnes of grain during the 2016 /17 agricultural season, as Government pledges to continue funding Command Agriculture Programme and the Presidential Inputs Support Scheme to boost land utilisation and productivity to ensure household and national food security. This was said by President Emmerson Mnangagwa in his…
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LIVE BLOG: ZANU-PF EXTRAORDINARY CONGRESS

UPDATES: Vusumuzi Dube; PHOTOGRAPHY: Wilson Kakurira; PICTURE EDITOR: Joseph Murisi; ONLINE EDITOR: Costa Mano 1558: ”It was a historic day in our party as the Central Committee met and made resolutions which will reverberate in our party for years to come. The interface rallies led to the sitting of the special session of the Central Committee.The…
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Zimra surpasses November targets

Business Reporter The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has surpassed its November 2017 revenue target by 30 percent to $352,24 million from $269,83 million driven by strong performance in collections from the Value Added Tax revenue head, data from the authority reveals. Net collections were 24,29 percent above target. Zimra corporate communications manager, Canisio Mudzimu, told…
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All set for Extraordinary Congress

Felex Share Senior Reporter All is set for the Zanu-PF Extraordinary Congress to be officially opened by the party’s First Secretary and President Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa in Harare today. Delegates to the assembly, including foreigners, arrived in Harare yesterday for the one-day event. Officials were also finalising the accreditation of some party members and other delegates. The event…
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MASH’S STINKY CABINET

Sports Reporter— IT keeps getting worse for embattled Jonathan Mashingaidze, with the former ZIFA chief executive being accused of abusing a bailout package which had been availed to the association to avert a FIFA ban from the 2018 World Cup for failing to pay Brazilian coach Valinhos. Mashingaidze could have more than one case to answer…
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