First Lady blasts VP Mnangagwa

Paidamoyo Chipunza Senior Reporter FIRST Lady Dr Grace Mugabe yesterday shot down Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s claims that he was poisoned, saying he was merely seeking sympathy. She said VP Mnangagwa was “nothing” but an employee of President Mugabe. Dr Mugabe made the remarks in Harare yesterday while launching youth empowerment and employment creation initiatives. “Depending on…
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President sets BVR exercise in motion

Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter— President Mugabe yesterday officially launched the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) exercise at State House and became the first person to be registered under the new system that will be used in the creation of a new voters’ roll for the 2018 harmonised elections.First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa and…
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VP Mnangagwa in stable condition

Tendai Mugabe Senior Reporter Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who left a Presidential Youths Interface Rally in Gwanda on Saturday after a severe bout of vomiting and diarrhoea, is in high spirits and full investigations will be done to establish the cause of his sudden illness, an official has said. The Vice President and zanu-pf Second Secretary…
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Zim-Asset’s food security thrust gets WFP’s backing

Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter The United Nations World Food Programme has identified Zimbabwe as one of the countries to engage in implementing its new strategic focus of promoting food security and nutrition, a concept that is also at the heart of the country’s economic blueprint Zim-Asset. This was revealed by the World Food Programme country representative…
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Door open for down, out Mutasa

Tendai Mugabe Senior Reporter Former Zanu-PF secretary for Administration Mr Didymus Mutasa is free to meet President Mugabe or rejoin Zanu-PF, but should do so openly without trying to put on a brave political face, Presidential spokesperson Mr George Charamba has said. Mr Mutasa was expelled from Zanu-PF for coalescing with former Vice President Dr Joice…
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Auditor-Gen for Command Agric

Felex Share Senior Reporter— THE Command Agriculture Programme will be subjected to an audit by the Auditor-General’s Office to ensure transparency and accountability, the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development has said. This comes amid revelations that by the end of June, $2,4 million of $32 million disbursed for maize deliveries by the Grain Marketing…
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New Chief Justice Malaba sworn in

Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter— Zimbabwe has a very strong Judiciary and respects the rule of law and the wishes of the people, newly-installed Chief Justice Luke Malaba said soon after being sworn-in by President Mugabe at State House in Harare yesterday. Speaking to journalists after the ceremony, the new Chief Justice said his task was…
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