Are land invasions going to end?

Are land invasions going to end?

By Cathy Buckle

Hardly a week goes by without incidents of farm seizures making headlines. Sadly, most of the headlines are not about white Zimbabweans having their farms seized, but of black Zimbabweans being both the perpetrators and the victims.

Tsaurai Stemere’s burnt vehicle (Picture by Southern Eye)

76 year-old black farmer Tsaurai Lawrence Stemere, who owns Sundowns Farm said he survived the brutal attack on Saturday but his Nissan Twin Cab…

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Hospitals in Zimbabwe run out of drugs

Hospitals in Zimbabwe run out of drugs

By Fungi Kwaramba

HARARE - State hospitals have run out of vital medicines, with the institutions prescribing even basic drugs for purchase at private pharmacies.

Parirenyatwa Hospital in Harare

Parirenyatwa Hospital in Harare

This comes as morale has reportedly hit rock-bottom among health staff.

The crisis has particularly hit hard persons under-five and those over 65 years of age who, according to government policy, should…

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Zinwa charges must be minimal — Chinotimba

Zinwa charges must be minimal — Chinotimba

By Lloyd Mbiba

HARARE - Joseph Chinotimba, the Buhera South Zanu PF Member of Parliament (MP), has queried why Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) was charging water that it gets from the Zambezi River’s catchment area for free.

Bhora Mughedhi Murderer: Chinotimba blows gasket over murder accusations

Bhora Mugedhi: Zinwa charges must be minimal — Chinotimba

Contributing to debate on government’s policy on agricultural financing on Tuesday, Chinotimba said Zinwa…

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Minister Mpofu fails to testify

Minister Mpofu fails to testify

By Tendai Kamhungira

HARARE - Former Mines minister Obert Mpofu failed to testify in Lovemore Kurotwi’s $2 billion fraud case yesterday, after the court said the State should first table its findings from an inspection-in-loco conducted in South Africa.

Obert Mpofu

Transport Minister Obert Mpofu

Kurotwi, the Core Mining and Minerals (Private) Limited director, is jointly charged with the Zimbabwe Mining…

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Chronicle journalist dies in tragic accident

Chronicle journalist dies in tragic accident

Chronicle Business Editor Mernat Mafirakureva (33) has died. Mafirakureva died on the spot last night when his vehicle was involved in a head on collision with a South Africa-bound bus along the Masvingo- Harare highway near Beatrice. 

Wrecked: The car which Mafirakureva was driving (Picture by Chronicle)

Wrecked: The car which Mafirakureva was driving (Picture by Chronicle)

A workmate he was travelling with, Sunday News senior business Reporter Roberta Katunga,…

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'Zim sold $500m worth of diamonds'

‘Zim sold $500m worth of diamonds’

By Maxwell Sibanda

HARARE - Zimbabwe has exported close to $0,5 billion worth of diamonds in the year to June 30, 2014, a new Kimberley Process Certificate Scheme (KPCS) report has revealed.

Teachers make their point during a protest for better wages

Teachers make their point during a protest for better wages (file picture)

KPCS in a report released this week titled “Global Summary: 2013 Kimberly Process Certificate Count Table,” noted that local diamond…

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Zim woman caught with cocaine in Malawi

Zim woman caught with cocaine in Malawi

By Kondwani Magombo

MALAWI, Lilongwe — A Zimbabwean woman was on Tuesday caught in possession of approximately 2kg cocaine at Dedza Border Post as she attempted to get it across in a South Africa-bound bus, Police have confirmed.

Dedza Border post between Mozambique and Malawi.

Dedza Border post between Mozambique and Malawi.

Dedza Police Spokesperson, Sergeant. Edward Kabango, identified the suspect as Similo Ndlovu, aged 36, and that she was…

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Our political leaders are now so cheap

Our political leaders are now so cheap

By Tawanda Majoni

Recent public spats among our political leaders regarding their scandalous love affairs are a clear but tragic demonstration of the poverty of leadership in Zimbabwe today. Our leaders are labouring to outdo each other in showing how bad their rivals have been in their personal love relationships.

Tawanda Majoni

Tawanda Majoni

Instead of working earnestly to find sustainable solutions to their…

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