Headway in Govt housing deal • Tendering process for model high-rise flats begins • Civil servants’ representatives confirm progress

Felex Share Senior Reporter The tendering process for the construction of model high-rise flats for civil servants has begun and the adjudication exercise will be handled by Government and workers’ representatives. The two parties will be guided by the State Procurement Board (SPB). This emerged from a meeting civil servants’ representatives under the banner of the…
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Mahofa burial Wednesday

Herald Reporters Masvingo Provincial Affairs Minister and zanu-pf Politburo member Senator Shuvai Mahofa, who was declared a national heroine, will be buried at the National Heroes Acre next Wednesday. Sen Mahofa, who was secretary for Security in the Women’s League, died at Makurira Memorial Clinic early Sunday morning after battling poor health for a long…
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President commends defence forces

Felex Share Senior Reporter President Mugabe yesterday highly commended Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) for being equal to the task of thwarting conspiracies by Western countries, which are aimed at frustrating development in the country. As such, the Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces said Government would work hard to improve the conditions of service for ZDF…
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20 000 throng Sakubva for ZDF celebrations

Nyore Madzianike Mutare Bureau Over 20 000 people from all walks of life thronged Sakubva Stadium in Mutare yesterday to mark the country’s 37th Zimbabwe Defence Forces Day celebrations. The stadium started filling up as early 7am and by mid-morning the atmosphere was just electric as almost all the available sitting space had been taken up….
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Call for joint, Zim-Moza commemorations

By Nyore Madzianike recently in Mozambique CHIEF Elias Jino Pauro of Mozambique has urged the governments of Zimbabwe and Mozambique to set aside a special day to jointly remember thousands of refugees and liberation war fighters lying in mass graves in Mozambique. Speaking as he welcomed a Zimbabwean delegation led by Minister of State for…
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Tens of thousands honour heroes

Herald Bureau TENS of thousands of Zimbabweans thronged heroes’ acres across the country’s 10 provinces to mark the 37th anniversary of Heroes’ Day amid clarion calls for unity and forgiveness. Heroes Day is a national holiday set for the second Monday of August annually to commemorate the heroic sacrifices of Zimbabwe’s sons and daughters who…
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Call to honour heroes, safeguard their legacy

Farirai Machivenyika recently in GWANDA As Zimbabwe celebrates Heroes Day today, President Mugabe has challenged citizens to honour heroes who fought for the liberation struggle by safeguarding land which was at the centre of the war of independence. President Mugabe said this on Saturday while addressing a highly-subscribed zanu-pf Youth Interface Rally in Gwanda, Matabeleland…
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All set for Heroes Day commemorations

Cletus Mushanawani Mutare Bureau It’s all systems go for this year’s Heroes’ Day commemorations at Mutare Provincial Heroes’ Acre, with the programme expected to start as early as 8am. This year’s major highlight is the 100-kilometre cycling race being held for the first time in the history of the commemorations. Like in previous years, thousands of…
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HIV+ rapist Rusape dad jailed 20 years

Lovemore Kadzura Rusape Correspondent AN HIV-positive Rusape man recently raped his three-year-old daughter. For the offence, the 37-year-old man who cannot be named to protect the identity of his daughter, will languish in prison for the next 20 years. The man had pleaded not guilty when he appeared before Rusape Regional Magistrate Mrs Loice Mukunyadzi, who…
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MDC-T bigwigs bashed in Byo

Mashudu Netsianda Bulawayo Bureau There was mayhem at MDC-T’s Bulawayo provincial headquarters yesterday when a group of youths allegedly linked to the opposition party’s leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai attacked top party officials accused of convening an unsanctioned meeting. The officials, who were attacked shortly after 11am, include one of the party’s three deputy presidents Ms Thokozani…
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