Dube loses PSMAS salary arrears case

Dube loses PSMAS salary arrears case

By Paidamoyo Chipunza

The Labour Court has thrown away two cases in which former Premier Service Medical Aid Society group chief executive Dr Cuthbert Dube is demanding nearly US$1 million in salary arrears from the society and its subsidiary.

Ca$hbert Dube

Ca$hbert Dube

According to a default order granted on August 15 2014, Dr Dube failed to file his heads of argument within the stipulated time-frames,…

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Mujuru opens DNA testing centre

Mujuru opens DNA testing centre

Acting President Joice Mujuru yesterday officially opened the country’s first DNA testing centre, bringing local solutions in the fight against sexual abuse as well as other criminal and civil matters.

Acting President Joice Mujuru hands over a certificate of achievement to Professor Collins Masimirembwa during the official opening of AIBST DNA Laboratory at Wilkins Hospital in Harare yesterday, while Health and Child Care Minister David Parirenyatwa looks on. — (Picture by Tawanda Mudimu)

Acting President Joice Mujuru hands over a certificate of achievement to Professor Collins Masimirembwa during the official opening of AIBST DNA Laboratory at Wilkins Hospital in Harare yesterday,…

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Nato: Russian troops are in Ukraine

Nato: Russian troops are in Ukraine

Nato has released satellite images it says show Russian armed forces inside Ukrainian territory to help rebels fight government forces.

This satellite image provided by the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe shows what Nato identifies as Russian self-propelled artillery in Ukraine

This satellite image provided by the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe shows what Nato identifies as Russian self-propelled artillery in Ukraine

Ukraine’s president held a security council meeting on Thursday over the “sharp aggravation of the situation”.…

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Kadungure gets bail reprieve

Kadungure gets bail reprieve

By Tendai Kamhungira

HARARE – Businessman Genius Kadungure, who is facing R1,5 million fraud charges, has been granted a bail reprieve after a Harare magistrate relaxed his police reporting conditions yesterday.

Genius Kadungure getting down to business at his lavish birthday party in October 2011

Genius Kadungure getting down to business at his lavish birthday party in October 2011

Kadungure, through his lawyer Tafadzwa Hungwe, asked Harare magistrate Tendai Mahwe to alter the…

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Zanu PF factions abuse Grace Mugabe

Zanu PF factions abuse Grace Mugabe

By Fungi Kwaramba

HARARE – Warring Zanu PF factions are openly abusing President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace to settle political scores ahead of the decisive December congress, national chairman Simon Khaya Moyo heard yesterday.

Grace Mugabe

Grace Mugabe

A meeting of provincial chairpersons at the Zanu PF headquarters resolved to put a lid on the rampant abuse of the First Lady’s name.

Khaya-Moyo presided over…

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Struggle credentials no panacea for leadership

Struggle credentials no panacea for leadership

By Vince Musewe

Liberation struggle credentials have resulted in bad decisions and bad leadership starting at State house. I know that our liberation struggle history needs to be re-written.

Vince Musewe

Vince Musewe

I know that our history has been manipulated and usurped to paint a select few as heroes while those who truly sacrificed much remain destitute and forgotten; that is not right.

However, let us…

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Minister in trouble for attending Thomas Mapfumo concert

Minister in trouble for attending Thomas Mapfumo concert

By Maggie Mzumara

HARARE – Deputy Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, Fortune Chasi’s fortunes are deteriorating further amidst revelations that he could be censured for being absent without official leave, when earlier in the year he went to a Thomas Mapfumo concert in South Africa, without Cabinet approval.

Deputy Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, Fortune Chasi

Deputy Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, Fortune…

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My next position depends on the President — Muchinguri

My next position depends on the President — Muchinguri

HARARE – As the ZANU-PF December congress draws nigh, if the recent tumultuous events – as well as the unexpected twists and turns – are anything to go by, never before have battle lines along perceived factional leanings been drawn.

Oppah Muchinguri

Oppah Muchinguri

One source of speculation has been the developments in the party’s Women’s League where outgoing boss, Oppah Muchinguri(OM) has been spearheading…

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Studio 263 actor in court for $20K wedding swindle

Studio 263 actor in court for $20K wedding swindle

A HARARE couple had their wedding plans ruined and left $20,000 out of pocket after being conned by a soapie actor who claimed to be a wedding planner, a court heard. 

Studio 263 actor Tafadzwa Tandi

Studio 263 actor Tafadzwa Tandi

Studio 263 actor Tafadzwa Tandi, 31, lied to the couple that he had put together the much-publicised wedding of President Mugabe’s daughter, Bona, in March.

Tandi charged the lovers, who were not…

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