Police arrest, detain five human rights activists in Harare

Posted by - November 30, 2015

Police in Zimbabwe have reportedly arrested arrested and detained five human rights activists for staging a protest at Rainbow Towers in Harare against the continued stay of Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko in a hotel. Zimbabwe Lawyers for Humana Rights Communications Officer Kumbirai Mafunda indicated that Human rights lawyers are attending at Harare Central Police Station

Zanu-PF, MDC-T share $6 million

Posted by - November 30, 2015

ZANU-PF and MDC-T will share $6 million allocated to political parties by Treasury in the 2016 national budget. Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa allocated the $6 million in his 2016 national budget that was presented in Parliament last Thursday. The figure is a 100 percent rise from the $3 million that he allocated

Minister, MP in near fist fight

Posted by - November 30, 2015

SIMMERING tensions exploded at a Zanu-PF Midlands province inter-district conference when Gokwe-Kana legislator, Owen “Mudha” Ncube, and the provincial secretary for administration, Tapiwa Matangaidze, came close to exchanging blows. Matangaidze, who is also the Deputy Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare went for Ncube after he was booed and jeered while reading provincial

Stanbic bank Zimbabwe introduces mortgage loans

Posted by - November 30, 2015

STANBIC Bank Zimbabwe has introduced home loans repayable up to 20 years to the market to enable potential homeowners in the country to realise their dream. The bank’s head of personal and business banking, Brian Ndadzungira, said the new funding facility would help ease accommodation shortages. “Stanbic Bank is aware that everyone dreams of having

Pensioners pay dates moved again

Posted by - November 30, 2015

THE government has moved pay dates for all pensioners to next week. Pretty Sunguro, the secretary for Public Service Commission (PSC) said the government through the Ministry of Finance will have paid the salary of all pensioners by December 10. She said the PSC regretted any inconvenience caused by the change in the pay dates.

Bulawayo gets first solar traffic light

Posted by - November 30, 2015

Bulawayo mayor Clr Martin Moyo switches on Bulawayo’s first solar traffic light at the intersection of Cecil Avenue and Coghlan Road yesterday THE Bulawayo City Council yesterday commissioned the first solar traffic light in the city. The local authority also embarked on a project to re-seal roads. Officiating at the commissioning ceremony yesterday, Bulawayo Mayor,

High Court stops cops hearings

Posted by - November 30, 2015

The Bulawayo High Court has stopped planned suitability hearings for 23 police officers recently suspended and transferred from Harare to various police stations following the arrest of three of their colleagues for soliciting for bribes. The ruling by Justice Martin Makonese follows an urgent chamber application by the police officers challenging the setting up of

KOGI: Governor-elect can’t be deputy governorship candidate – Faleke

Posted by - November 30, 2015

Deputy Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 21 Kogi governorship election Hon. James Abiodun Faleke again yesterday declined to run with Alhaji Yahaya Bello in Saturday’s supplementary election. Speaking at the party’s secretariat in Abuja, he said: “The issue of Kogi state was paramount in the minds of national leaders

Petrol subsidy claims rise to N521 Billion

Posted by - November 30, 2015

The controversial fuel subsidy claims as contained in the 2015 Supplementary Budget presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari has risen from N413 billion to N521 billion. The original N413 billion subsidy claim included N120.552billion outstanding claims from 2014 and N292.8 billion to cover claims from January to September. But Permanent Secretary, Ministry