Madikizela-Mandela loses claim to Madiba’s home

BLOEMFONTEIN. – Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has lost her claim to former president Nelson Mandela’s Qunu homestead, in a decision handed down yesterday by the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein. The SCA dismissed the appeal regarding the review application, but upheld an appeal against the costs order granted by the Eastern Cape Local Division, Mthatha. Madikizela-Mandela…
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Angola to resume direct Zim flights

Felex Share Senior Reporter Angola’s national carrier, Linhas Aereas de Angola (TAAG), will soon resume direct flights from Luanda to Harare. This was revealed by President Mnangagwa after meeting Angolan President Joao Lourenco on January 12. President Mnangagwa said increased business between the two countries culminated in the agreement. “Just today, my discussion with the President…
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Dry weather conditions to persist

Elita Chikwati Senior Agriculture Reporter The condition of some crops has continued to deteriorate, with the Meteorological Services Department (MSD) forecasting dry weather conditions to persist until next week. Erratic rains may be received after Wednesday, the department said. According to the MSD head of forecasting, Mr Tich Zinyemba, the dry weather was expected to persist…
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Zim will respect property rights: ED

Herald Reporter President Mnangagwa said Zimbabwe will respect and honour property rights and the 99-year leases, which are currently being given to farmers, are transferable. Speaking in an interview with Alec Russell of the Financial Times in Harare on Tuesday, the Head of State and Government said the 99-year leases cannot be expected to affect…
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G40 cabal violated Constitution, says President

Prosper Ndlovu recently in MAPUTO, Mozambique PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has said the military intervention under “Operation Restore Legacy”, which ushered in a new political dispensation, was in line with the constitutional mandate of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF). Briefing the Zimbabwean community in Mozambique on Wednesday about political developments that saw him coming to power following…
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Talent alone is not enough

Tinashe  Mutero Bulawayo-based musicians and by extension those in smaller cities have shied away from the popular music limelight in recent years. Talk of the Bulawayo and the other cities’ music scene is largely nostalgic, bordering on who used to be great. It is not surprising to hear one mention yesteryear greats such as Solomon…
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