President mourns Rev Munyongani

Munyaradzi Musiiwa Midlands Bureau— President Mugabe has sent his condolences to the Catholic church and the Munyongani family following the death of Gweru Diocese Catholic Bishop, His Lordship Right Rev Xavier Jonisani Munyongani. Rt Rev Munyongani, who was 67, died on Sunday at Avenues Clinic in Harare after a short illness. He was buried yesterday at Driefontein Mission…
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Cop-bashing vendor fined

Tendai Rupapa Senior Court Reporter A ROGUE vendor who assaulted a police officer conducting his duties has been fined $300 or risks going to prison for four months. In addition, Barnabas Mwanaka (35) was sentenced to six months in prison, which were wholly suspended for five years on condition he does not commit a similar offence within…
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MPs demand $15m unpaid allowances •disrupt pre-budget briefing seminar •Speaker promises to take action

Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter— THE start of a pre-budget briefing seminar was delayed yesterday after legislators demanded that Speaker of the National Assembly addresses them on the payment of their outstanding sitting allowances and other benefits. MPs are owed $15 million in outstanding sitting allowances, while Parliament owes hotels and other service providers approximately $3 million.The delay…
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OUR GENTLE GIANT DIES

  Collin Matiza and Takudzwa Chitsiga ZIMBABWEAN football was yesterday plunged into mourning following the death of CAPS United legend Friday “Breakdown’’ Phiri, one of the finest footballers to grace the domestic game. A former Zimbabwe international striker, who later delved into coaching and took charge of several Premiership and Division One sides, Phiri died yesterday…
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Zim, Uruguay seek to boost ties

Takunda Maodza in MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY— PRESIDENT Mugabe on Thursday met Uruguayan President Tabare Vasquez at his offices in Montevideo, the country’s capital, where the two leaders discussed ways to boost bilateral and economic ties. President Mugabe was joined by Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Walter Mzembi in the meeting. Dr Mzembi later met Uruguay Foreign Affairs Minister Mr…
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Dokora appoints new Zimsec board

Tobias Mudzingwa Herald Reporter PRIMARY and Secondary Education Minister Dr Lazarus Dokora yesterday appointed a new Zimbabwe Examinations Council (Zimsec) board made up of renowned academics and technocrats. Bindura University of Science Education Vice Chancellor Professor Eddie Mwenje will head the 15-member board. Speaking after the unveiling of the board in the capital yesterday, Dr Dokora urged board…
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