Zimbabwe National Roads Authority (Zinara) chairperson Albert Mugabe’s property is set to go under the hammer after Interfin Bank approached the court and obtained a default judgment and a writ of execution to recover over $47 000 advanced to him almost seven years ago.


THE 57th edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) opened on a subdued note yesterday, with exhibitors complaining of low business on the first day of the showcase. The fair which will run to Saturday under the theme Innovate, Integrate and Industrialise, would be officially opened by Togolese President, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé.


The bad blood between war veterans aligned to embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Zanu PF youths linked to the Midlands godfather’s ruling party enemies, the Generation 40 (G40) group, is getting worse by the day. Consumed by factional interests and miffed by what they see as a condescending view towards them by the country’s former freedom fighters, Zanu PF youths associated with the influential G40 faction bluntly told the war veterans leadership yesterday to “shut up” as the former liberation movement’s succession wars continue to escalate


DISMISSED Zimbabwe Football Association board member Edzai Kasinauyo was yesterday picked by police for questioning over allegations of attempting to fix the AFCON qualifying match between Zimbabwe and Swaziland. His lawyer Harrison Nkomo yesterday afternoon confirmed that Kasinauyo was picked by police and he was assisting with investigations.


GABORONE The Zambian government says Chinese ivory trafficking syndicates based in the Southern African country are sponsoring the influx of Zambian poachers blamed for the recent spike in elephant deaths in the region. BY OSCAR NKALA According to wildlife groups, organised Zambian poaching syndicates have since 2012 mounted numerous cross-border poaching expeditions into neighbouring countries – with increasingly fatal results