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Barwick ‘abusive’ teacher arrested

Barwick Primary School teacher, Hilton Mafanya  who is believed to have sexually harassed four minor pupils at the school is scheduled to appear before a Mvurwi magistrate to answer to charges of...

Zinara board members received sitting allowances in advance: Audit

In another blow to state enterprises fiscal management, the scandal-ridden Zimbabwe National Road Administration (Zinara) is under fire for paying board members board fees and allowances way before they attended the board...

Nepotism, lack of HR policies haunt ZINARA

Nepotism due to lack of approved Human Resources (HR) policies and procedures is haunting the Zimbabwe National Roads Authority (ZINARA). The Grant Thorndon report on ZINARA revealed that the...

Sport- a unifying factor: Mambo

The Zim Morning Post team on Saturday took some time out and travelled to Chiweshe, Mashonaland Central  where the Elias Mambo Foundation (EMF) sponsored sports tournament was held at Gweshe High School.

Fuel prices shoot up

THE price of fuel which has not been holding steady at the pumps has shot up again barely two weeks after fuel prices were adjusted for the third time in 2019.  

Play for points not for show Chitembwe urges United ahead of Dynamos clash

CAPS United coach Lloyd Chitembwe has urged his side not to get carried away by the derby euphoria that comes with playing Dynamos when the two Harare giants clash at Rufaro Stadium...

Chiwenga recovering in South Africa, from a rare disease says ED

President Emmerson Mnangagwa says Vice President Constatino Chiwenga is holed up in a South Africa hospital where he is recovering from a rare disease. Addressing delegates who attended the...

“Embrace Chinese culture to get the best out of the East Asian market”

Zimbabwe's tourism sector is losing thousands of dollars of potential revenue from the Chinese source market and needs to make a consented effort to fully grasp the East Asian culture into in...

Zim Gems to receive UK World Cup allowances in Zim Dollar

The Zimbabwe netball team will receive their World Cup tournament allowances in Zimbabwe Dollar when they return home after the tournament, the country’s netball president Leticia Chipandu has said.

ZACC goes after Zinara

The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) is set to pound on Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (ZINARA) for failing to adhere to the legal, statutory and policy instruments which governs it.

Jostling for Glenview South seat rocks MDC

Fresh turmoil has rocked the Neslon Chamisa-led MDC amid reports of serious jostling for the Glenview South seat which became vacant following the death of legislator Vimbai Tsvangirai. Insiders...

Health ministry urges Parliament to prioritise reproductive health in budget allocation

Ministry of health urges parliamentarians to prioritizing reproductive health in budget allocation. Health practitioners in reproductive health have urged parliamentarians to prioritize reproductive health during budget formulation because the...

No police report nailing Magaya: ZRP

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP), on Thursday, issued a statement saying there is no any police report against Prophetic Healing and Deliverance ministries leader Walter Magaya. This comes on...

Breaking news: ICC suspends Zim Cricket membership

Zimbabwe Cricket  (ZC) has been suspended from the International Cricket Council (ICC) membership with immediate effect, the ICC has said. This came after the iCC...

Mid-year discretionary bonus for NSSA pensioners

The National Social Security Authority (NSSA) has awarded a discretionary bonus aimed at cushioning pensioners from the general increase in the cost of living. In a statement,...

Karoi audit: Director exposes Councillors’ stands loot

KAROI- Embattled and under-fire Karoi Town Council housing director Sibongile Mujuruki exposed a dossier of outgoing policymakers owing a combined US$74 000 in arrears for both residential, industrial and commercial stands ‘looting’, Zim Morning Post can exclusively...

Contracts storm destabilises Zim Gems ahead of Malawi tie

Zimbabwe netball team Thursday morning held a make-or-break meeting over contractual issues, hours before their Group F encounter against Malawi amid unresolved monetary concerns.  Insiders told Zim Morning Post that the...

Zim’s UK roadshow enters last leg

Zimbabwe’s bid to reach out to the country’s diaspora community in the United Kingdom entered its last leg on Wednesday night in Birmingham with Minister of Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Priscah...

Mupfumira ministry wins another prestigious award

Priscah Mupfumira-led Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry ministry has added another feather to its cap after Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority was awarded the prestigious 2019 Sustainable Green Award in Berlin,...

Immigration Visa scam: Audit exposes weak financial systems

An internal audit on the immigration department done by Tinashe Chineka exposed the massive rot and corruption of the department amidst fears that thousands of dollars could have been lost in fraudulent...

Econet bows down to ZANU PF pressure

Econet has bowed down to ZANU PF pressure after the Youth league warned of how its Ecocash facility is being used to stifle the economy by charging exorbitant fees fleecing the majority...

Breaking: Sex Scandal hits Barwick primary school

A massive sex scandal has hit elite boarding school Barwick Primary following allegations that pupils have become victims of sexual harassment by male staffers. Several allegations ...

Zimbabwe in desperate short supply of hotels: ZTA

Zimbabwe is desperately in short supply of hotels to accommodate scores of tourists that frequent the southern African nation putting paid to efforts to resuscitate the tourism sector, Zimbabwe Tourism Authority Chief...

Linda Masarira drags son to court over cellphone theft

Political activist and opposition political party LEAD Zimbabwe leader Linda Masarira has dragged her 19-year old  son to court on allegations of stealing her mobile phone. The son Kudakwashe Mhlanga...

Visa card scam hits Immigration Department

There was a bloodbath at the Immigration department which saw a large number of accounts department employees being fired after the unearthing of a well-orchestrated Visa card scam at inland and border posts,...

Breaking News: I am not going anywhere Philip Chiyangwa tells ZIFA

Philip Chiyangwa led COSAFA have hit back at Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA)’s motion to recall the business maveric from the association of football nations saying ZIFA’s issues with Chiyangwa are domestic and...

Broke and in debt Warriors fan stranded in Cairo

Zimbabwe’s twitterati are divided over Warriors’ super fan Alvin Zhakata who spent 52 days hitch-hiking from Cape Town, South Africa to Cairo in Egypt for this year’s 2019 African Cup of Nations...

Chinese miners cause environment scare in Chundu village

CHUNDU- It is almost two years after villagers under headman Rodrick Dzebonde were muzzled into silence over a mining project by a Chinese mine facilitated by Ndafunga Trading. According...

Regional property Investors pledge to stimulate economic growth

Local and regional major players in the  real estate sector will on Wednesday meet at a local hotel to develop a strategic road-map to stimulate economic growth through property investment and development, Zim...

Car smugglers dribble past ZIMRA’s weak ‘temporary imports permits’ controls

The implementation of weak control measures surrounding the Temporary Imports Permits (TIPs) by Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) has fueled the rate of luxury vehicle smuggling, Zim Morning Post has learnt.

Majome speaks on ZACC appointment

One of the just sworn in Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commissioner (ZACC) Jessie Majome  who is the former MDC ’s Secretary for Constitutional and Parliamentary Affairs has spoken out on her appointment by President...

Harare housing waiting list: Residents speak out

Harare residents have amplified their dissenting voices over alleged corruption by the Harare City Council (HCC) officials in the allocation of stands for those on the waiting list. Following...

Chitungwiza Municipal workers owed 49 months salary arrears

Chitungwiza municipality is in serious turmoil as workers threaten to go on strike over 49 months salary arrears amidst extravagance expenditure by the council. The scandal ridden town council...

Agribank employees strike : management awards staff 100% increment

The impasse between management and employees at Agribank has been resolved following an urgent meeting convened late Monday which saw employees being awarded a 100 % hardship allowance, Zim Morning Post can...

British police interrogate Gems

The Zimbabwe senior national netball team known as the Gems woke up to interrogations by the British police in the early hours of Friday morning following reports by a London based Zimbabwean...

Magistrate blasts anti-corruption prosecutors

A Harare Magistrate was not happy and in no mood to entertain prosecutors dealing with corruption matters due to their conduct, as they seem to be too reluctant to proceed with matters...

Inter-Rail-Tech in import substitution drive

National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) engineering unit, Inter-Rail-Tech, will be participating at the 2019 Mining, Engineering and Transport exhibition, (Mine Entra) with emphasis on saving the country foreign currency through import substitution...

Agribank in a crisis as employees begin industrial action

Local bank, Agribank is in a crisis as employees begin industrial action against poor working conditions and wages Zim Morning Post can reliably report. Employees from the bank are...

The return of Anjin Investments: Government accused of shielding ‘dark secrets’

MUTARE–Marange community has said the return of AnjinInvestments to mine diamonds at Chidzwa diamond fields has showngovernment’s shielding of ‘dark secrets’ in the diamond fields inorder to maintain individual’s selfish interests.

Harare City housing waiting list in disarray……as residents slam proposed fees increase

The proposed increase in housing waiting list fees has exposed the Harare City Council (HCC) to further scrutiny over its perennial failure to adequately allocate stands for the past two decades since...

Zimbabwe dollar cash rate soar…..as Ecocash dealers dictate market

The high demand  (ZWL$)  represented by bond notes (which was declared sole legal tender) has pushed the rate of acquiring cash  through Ecocash transfers to rise to at least 28% and 30 %  for bond notes...

ZACC seized with 200 high profile corruption cases

The newly appointed Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) is geared to deliver its mandate and is set to investigate more than 200  corruption cases, Justice Loice Matanda- Moyo has said.

‘Sneak Peek’ of ZACC commissioners

President Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn in eight Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) commissioners on Monday and the appointees were drawn from diverse backgrounds. He has included former opposition members and top...

Zim hockey desperate for funding

Zimbabwe men’s hockey captain Tendayi Maredza has sent out an SOS for funding to bankroll the team’s participation at the Africa Cup of Nations in Cape Town on August 11 to 18.

Supa Mandiwanzira hails Nyanga electorate for “confidence in ZANU PF”

MUTARE – ZANU PF Nyanga South Member of Parliament Supa Mandiwanzira has said his party’s ‘shock’ victory over MDC Alliance in Nyanga South ward 26 by election held over the weekend was...

Update:ZACC commissioners sworn in

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has on Monday sworn in eight Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) commissioners at State House. The commissioners were drawn from diverse backgrounds as the government steps up...

Just in: 8 ZACC commissioners sworn in

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has sworn in 8 Zimbabwe Anti Corruption Commissioners. Among them is former MDCT legislator Fungayi Jessie Majome. Seven others include: John Makamure, Mabel Ndakaripa Hungwe, Thandiwe...

Sikhala Update: Court grants him ZW5000 bail

MDC vice chairperson Job Sikhala has been granted a ZW5000 bail in Masvingo. Initially th prosecutor had made requests that Sikhala be released on $50 000 bail and be barred from addressing...

Chaos at Bulawayo City Council… as Mayor lifts Town Clerk’s suspension

By Bayethe Mhlanga Bulawayo Mayor Solomon Mguni and his deputy Tinashe Kambarami, both from the MDC Alliance are at loggerheads after the former nullified Tow Clerk Christopher Dube’s suspension.

US$ 1 trillion lost to corruption

By Yolanda Muswere and Vanessa Mhizha Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission Chairperson Justice Loice Matanda-Moyo said Africa has lost over US$1 trillion over the past 50 years in Africa due to...

Prospectors cry foul over abuse of office by Mines Ministry

Zimbabwe Prospectors Association (ZPA) has castigated the Ministry of Mines for appointing too many incompetent mining technical teams citing that it has to re-introduce the engineering department which is headed by mining...

Victory is certain – MDC Alliance

The country’s continuous economic turmoil that has had a huge impact on many citizens will weigh in favour of MDC Alliance in Nyanga South ward 26 by-election slated for this Saturday, the...

Sables Call-up Eight Debutants Ahead Of Zambia

Zimbabwe Sables have announced eight debutants in their squad against Zambia at Harare Sports Club on Saturday – the opening match for both teams in the revived Victoria Cup.

We’ll pull out if Chiyangwa does not go says ZIFA

Felton Kamambo led Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) has launched an audacious motion to recall Philip Chiyangwa as COSAFA president insisting Zimbabwe will pull out of the association of football playing nations if...

Botswana minister of Sport urges tournament innovation

Botswana’s Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development Tsekedi Khama has encouraged the region to be innovative and creative in developing strategies that assist countries in hosting major events.

Chizu throws Mangoma, Chifamba and Mutasa under the bus

The Senior Procurement Executive at State Procurement Board Nyasha Chizu has thrown former Energy Minister Elton Mangoma and his two co-accused persons who are also former ZESA employees under the bus in a...

CZR warns downtown businesses

The Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers (CZR) yesterday summoned downtown and foreign traders to regularise their operations by accepting mobile banking and swipe. CZR president, Denford Mutashu yesterday met with...

Breaking: Zifa suspends Chiwanza

Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has with immediate effect suspended Chamunorwa Chiwanza from the Football Mother board. Chiwanza is being accused of misrepresenting his qualifications to stand as a...

Breaking news: Acting Byo Mayor suspends Town Clerk… as water woes loom

 By Bayethe Mhlanga Bulawayo: Acting Bulawayo Mayor, Tinashe Kambarami has unceremoniously suspended the town clerk, Christopher Dube, pending disciplinary investigation. Bulawayo Mayor Solomon Mguni is away...

Chamisa renews calls for dialogue

Report by Fani Mapfumo and Vanessa mhizha The Movement for democratic change (MDC) president Nelson Chamisa has said there must be a national dialogue first to avoid violence in...

MDC Youth SG Ostallos Siziba granted bail

The national Youth Secretary General for the MDC Alliance, Gift Ostallos Siziba has appeared before a Harare Magistrate facing charges of inciting public violence. Siziba who was represented by...

ZTA retrenches workers

Zimbabwe Tourism Authority has retrenched 35 workers following a skills audit ordered by government. This comes at a time when government has ordered parastals to implement skills audit and...

Zim Open cancelled over foreign currency woes

Zimbabwe’s premier golf tournament which had been scheduled for August 28 to September 2 has been cancelled after organisers of the tournament failed to access foreign currency needed to reward tournament winners.

Anglican Church sex scandal: Congregants refuse to receive Holy Communion from “adulterous” reverend

MUTARE – Anglican congregants at St Patrick’s church in Mutare’s Chikanga high density suburb last Sunday declined receiving the Holy Communion from Reverend Position Chikuruwo in protest arguing Chikuruwo had ‘dirty hands’.

Sikhala remanded in custody to July 24

MDC Alliance vice chairman Job Sikhala was remanded to July 24 in custody by a Bikita magistrate in a matter in which he is facing charges of subverting a constitutionally elected government.

Zvimba Rural District Council in $40 million land dispute

Zvimba Rural District council is locked in a USD40 million land dispute with a developer identified as Delatfin Engineering company. According to documents seen by the Zim Morning Post,...

State risks infringing on Sikhala’s rights

Report by Margaret Matibiri and Yolanda Muswere The National Prosecuting Authority(NPA), is treading on thin ice as it risks infringing on MDC’s  vice chairperson Job Sikhala’s constitutional right of...

Nyambirai’s application dismissed

A High Court Justice has dismissed the application by prominent lawyer and businessman Tawanda Nyambirai to have the court hear his matter on an urgent basis and block Statutory Instrument (SI) 142...

Residents, Harare City Council clash over billing system

Harare residents are still in doubt of the new system which was introduced by the City council amid reports that they are still failing to pay their rates. The...

Caps Utd release Gabriel Nyoni to Maritzburg

By Bayethe Mhlanga Former cup kings Caps United and South African ABSA premier league side Maritzburg United have agreed terms on the transfer of speedy winger Gabriel Nyoni.

MDC Youth Assembly demonstrates against Sikhala’s arrest

The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Youth Assembly staged a demonstration today at Harare Central Police Station against what they called “arbitrary arrest of opposition leaders” by the police force.

Zim Cricket suspension a necessary evil says Olonga, supporters

Henry Olonga, a former Zimbabwean cricketer, has endorsed the Sports and Recreation Commission’s move to suspend the Zimbabwe Cricket Board insisting it was a necessary evil to stabilise a ship which had...

Supply of bread increasing: GMAZ

Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) has said the flour supply to the baking industry from wheat millers has started to improve with the delivery of equivalent to 1million loaves of bread...

ZESA power shortage: RG Mugabe airport in blackout

The incessant power cuts that have affected the country has not spared previously perceived reserved strategic and security areas like the Robert Mugabe International airport. There was...

Job Sikhala locked up, set to appear in court

MDC vice chairperson Job Sikhala will spend Tuesday night behind bars and is set  to appear at Harare magistrate’s court on Tuesday to answer to charges of attempting to subvert a constitutionally elected government.

ZCTU scoffs at govt’s ‘cushioning allowance’ , threatens demo

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has  on Tuesday scoffed at the government’s  pledge to award civil servants a ‘cushioning allowance ‘ and described it as “modern day slavery”. The labour...

Old Mutual employees stage sit-in as salary is slashed

Report by Fani Mapfumo and Vanessa Mhizha  Old Mutual Zimbabwe Limited has reduced employees' salaries after a pay review structure forcing them to stage a sit-in demanding audience with...

Exposing corruption is not on factional lines, says Togarepi

Zanu Pf Chief Whip Pupurai Togarepi has bemoaned the rampant levels of corruption in the country and maintained that there is nothing factional about the youth’s league ‘name and shame’ move to combat corruption.

Telecel boss Vere in hot soup….survives car crash, employees bay for her blood

Report by News Editor, Nigel Pfunde Mobile Network Operator (MNO) Telecel Zimbabwe chief executive Angeline Vere was involved in a car accident on Sunday and she escaped unscathed ,...

Just In: MDC distances itself from Sikhala’s ‘Mnangagwa overthrow’ rants

Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has distanced itself from statements made by vice chairperson Job Sikhala at a rally in Bikita East on Saturday. Sikhala told his party supporters that he was...

CAPS implosion: Club director labels fans “a bunch of thugs”

CAPS United vice president Nhamo Tutisani has labeled club fans who called for his ouster on Sunday “a bunch of thugs.” In the aftermath of a 1-0 loss to...

CAPS implosion: Chitembwe was down with a “serious” flue insists United

CAPS United president Farai Jere told media Monday afternoon that club coach Lloyd Chitembwe’s absentia from club matches and training was because he was down with “a serious flu” and...

Updated: Mid-air scare as KLM cargo plane drops brakes in Chitungwiza and crash lands

A KLM airlines cargo plane developed a technical fault and dropped brakes mid-air in Chitungwiza forcing it to crash-land at Robert Mugabe International Airport on Monday, Zim Morning Post has learnt.

Job Sikhala faces treason charges

MDC vice chairperson Job Sikhala has been summoned to report to the police on Tuesday where he is facing treason charges emanating from statements he uttered at a rally in Masvingo on Saturday.

Business calls for confidence building in Zim dollar

Finance minister Mthuli Ncube has on Monday come under fire from captains of industries for introducing quasi fiscal policies that are retrogressive to economic development. Speaking at a...

Brendon Mandivenga named Sables captain

Brendon Mandivenga has been named as the Sables Captain ahead of the Zimbabwe’s opening match in the Victoria Cup against Zambia at Harare Sports Club on July 13. Zimbabwe and Zambia will...

Breaking: Mid-air scare as KLM cargo plane drops brakes in Chitungwiza...

A KLM airlines cargo plane developed a technical fault and dropped brakes mid-air in Chitungwiza forcing it to crash-land at Robert Mugabe International Airport on Monday, Zim Morning Post has learnt.

Govt urges MDC to respect rule of law

The government has warned the Movement For Democratic Change (MDC) to refrain from the illegal activities of undermining the legitimate authority following MDC deputy chairperson Job Sikhala’s  rants suggesting same  in Masvingo...

Immigration director tours border posts

The newly appointed chief director of the Department of Immigration Respect  Gono  has embarked on a tour where she is assessing the rehabilitation works being carried out at various entry posts under the Rapid Results Initiative programme.

Passport crisis: Nikuv contract gives govt headache

A shadowy Israeli security company, Nikuv International Projects Ltd contracted to produce passports is now giving government a headache as it is failing to hand-over the contract to Fidelity Printers since the...

Zim footballers struggle in SA

Former Dynamos defender Blessing Moyo has become the latest Zimbabwean to find the going tough in South Africa after he was given the boot by the South African National First Division side...

Zim Cricket, SRC standoff: Mlotshwa agenda unmasked

Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC)’s pre-conceived agenda on Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) has been exposed in a leaked audio recording where ousted national coaches Steve Mangongo and Heath Streak can be heard allegedly...

Is there a ‘third force’ in Magaya rape allegations……as ‘victims’ backtrack?

The dramatic somersaults made by ‘victims’ in matters involving Prophetic Healing and Deliverance founder Walter Magaya have given rise to several conspiracy theories including one  that suggests possibility of a ‘third force’ being  at...

Zim Morning Post e-paper

Find attached the Zim Morning Post week ending 05 July 2019 e-paper edition 07 July EditionDownload

‘Identity thieves’ busted in $40 000 hotel binge

Two alleged fraudsters appeared in court on allegations of  intentionally misleading Cresta Lodge hotel through using fake identities and stolen bank cards prejudicing the hotel of US$40 000 Everton Tonderai Changarama...

ZTA lures Diasporans to invest home

The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) has engaged Zimbabweans living abroad in a bid to lure them to invest home especially in the tourism sector, Zim Morning Post has learnt.

Health minister embraces National Clean- Up Campaign

The Minister of Health and Child Care, Obadiah Moyo has on Friday embraced the National Clean- Up campaign that was launched by President Emmerson Mnangagwa in December last year.

PSL introduces E-Ticketing

The Castle Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL) resumes this Saturday after the domestic league had been suspended to pave way for the senior national soccer team – the Warriors who were participating...

Mines ministry cracks whip on corrupt officials……closes Mash Central office, suspends surveyors

The Ministry of Mines and Mining Development has with immediate effect suspended alleged corrupt officials from Mashonaland West and Central with the major casualty being the Mash Central office which has temporarily...

Zanu PF Youth leader guns for Econet

The Zanu PF Youth League deputy secretary Lewis Matutu has gone guns blazing on giant network provider Econet for allegedly using its Ecocash platform to sabotage the economy. The...

Presidential advisor pushes for Mnangagwa, Chamisa dialogue.

A member of the presidential advisory council (PAC) Shingi Munyeza is agitating for a meeting between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and MDC leader Nelson Chamisa with hopes of ending the political crises in...

Marange villagers threaten demonstration against minister and ZCDC

MUTARE – Irate villagers in diamond-rich Marange area have threatened massive demonstrations if Minister of State for Manicaland province Ellen Gwardzimba fails to attend a “no holds barred” meeting scheduled for next...

High Court dismisses suspended Cricket board application

High Court justice Musakwa has dismissed with costs an urgent chamber application by the suspended Tavengwa Mukuhlani led Zimbabwe Cricket board which sought to overturn the decision of the Sports and Recreation...

Corruption: ZACC boss vows to tighten screws on parastatals

The new Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission chairperson Loice Matanda Moyo has declared war on corruption in the state enterprises saying all who will be found gulty will be prosecuted. Speaking...

Prophet Edd Branson scores a first…as he is appointed African Cultural Diversity Entrepreneurship...

Jesus Generation Ministries founder Prophet Edd Branson’s philanthropy and championing of citizens diplomacy has seen him been appointed Director/Commissioner African Cultural Diversity and Entrepreneurship by the Global Diplomatic Council and International Commission...

Environmental hazard at Heroes Acre as soldiers ‘besiege’ shrine for firewood

An environmental hazard looms as soldiers assigned to provide security services at the National Heroes Acre ‘besieged’ the national shrine cutting down trees to supply firewood vendors in the high density...

Breaking News: Fire guts PHD Walter Magaya’s hotel

Fire gutted down Prophetic Healing and Deliverance ministries' Yadah Hotel owned by Walter Magaya. More details to follow:

Chombo dragged to court over $70 trillion corruption

Embattled former cabinet minister Ignatius Chombo has yet again been dragged before the court on fresh charges of criminal abuse of office.  Chombo(67) who is currently charged with Lazarus...

Broke MDC sends employees packing without benefits

Cash strapped Movement  For Democratic Change (MDC) has retrenched  almost all of its entire staff without paying terminal benefits, Zim Morning Post has learnt. Sources within the Nelson Chamisa led opposition party...

ZNNP+ urges govt to address ARV shortages

Zimbabwe National Network of People Living with HIV (ZNNP+) and the Zimbabwe Aids Network on Thursday urged government to address shortages of Antiretroviral (ARV) drugs. The organisations also blasted...

Kirsty swims into a storm

Sport minister Kirsty Coventry resumes work Monday from her three month maternity leave and swims into a raging storm made worse by match-fixing claims, abuse of funds and an uncertain future for...

Kagame scoffs at the West for Zim sanctions

Rwanda president Paul Kagame has scoffed at the irony exhibited by the United States and its Western allies by demanding change in Zimbabwe when they refuse to lift sanctions that inhibit transformation.

ZACC makes its first arrest

The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) has made its first official arrest with the Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (ZINARA) finance director Simon Taranhike being charged with criminal abuse of office and attempts to...

ZACC summons Zanu PF youths to bring evidence

The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) has summoned the Zanu PF Youth League to bring evidence of corruption against those implicated for prosecution. Addressing the media, the newly appointed  ZACC Chairperson...

Corruption to hamper devolution: Stakeholders

MUTARE – Corruption and lack of political will to prosecute perpetrators by the country’s top political leadership will seriously hamper the genuine process of implementing devolution in Manicaland, the Mutare business community...

ZANU PF anti-corruption crusade: Women’s league ‘endorses’ Matutu, hails politburo

ZANU PF women’s league has 'endorsed'   the anti-corruption crusade spearheaded by the National Youth League putting to rest speculation that the youth wing had overstepped its mandate by 'naming and shaming '...

Warriors AFCON disaster: Govt mulls to set up a Commission of Inquiry

The government of Zimbabwe is mooting on setting up a Commission of Inquiry to investigate the nightmarish performance by the senior men soccer team popularly known as the Warriors in Egypt where...

Malawi braces for a season of mass protests

The disputed Malawi elections are set to trigger mass protests with civil society organisations threatening to support demonstrators amid calls for chairperson of the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC), Jane Ansah to step down.

Corruption rife at CVR ..as registration plates run dry

The Central Vehicle Registration (CVR) has been hit by massive corruption by top officials in an unwarranted knee-jerk reaction to the acute shortage of registration plates, Zim Morning Post has learnt.

Ambulances shortage hit Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health and Child Care has found itself in a quandary as the weight of the whole country is lying heavily on 134 functioning ambulances out of a fleet of...

Mediocrity has no place in football

. Mediocrity should not be celebrated in anyway; mediocre people should not be given a place or space to showcase their traits in local football. Zimbabwe...

16-year old boy killed over stealing shoes

Four Tsholotsho men are on the run after they beat to death a 16-year-old boy for stealing a pair of shoes. Police said the boy succumbed to  injuries sustained...

‘Fugitive’ Mzembi’s US$4000 cellphone bill haunts ZTA

The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) ‘s benevolence has backfired as the tourism body is at pains to explain its basis of funding former minister and fugitive Walter Mzembi’s seemingly extravagant lifestyle, Zim...

Just In: Mandla Mpofu takes over from Madinda…ahead of acid Platinum test

Report by Bayethe Mhlanga Bulawayo- Following the departure of Madinda Ndlovu who is bound forcash rich Botswana side Gaborone United, Highlanders FC has officiallyappointed Mandla ‘Lulu’ Mpofu as Ndlovu’s...

Just In: Govt plans to regularise gas usage in households

The government is set to regularise the sell and usage of gas for domestic purposes in households as a contingency plan following the power shortages that has resulted in incessant power...

‘I’m too busy to head ZTA’ says acting chief executive Likukuma

Report by  Bayethe Mhlanga Bulawayo-The acting Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) chief executive Rita Likukuma has opened up and categorically stated  that she is not ready to take over as substantive chief...

Harare City Council, employees at loggerheads over US$400 000 unpaid salaries

Debt ridden Harare City Council has been dragged to court over employees’ unpaid salaries and allowances   amounting to at least US$400 000 owed  to its workers stationed under the Department of Water.

Game on…. as domestic soccer league resumes

The Castle Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL) resumes this Saturday after the domestic league had been suspended to pave way for the senior national soccer team - the Warriors who were...

New Air Zim plane Embraer ERJ 145 ready to hit the skies

The country’s flag carrier Air Zimbabwe continues with its resuscitation drive and the latest acquisition Embraer ERJ 145 50-seater plane is set to hit the skies  this month, Zim Morning Post...

China pledges state-of-the-art military hospital for bigwigs

Zimbabwe would soon be saving millions of dollars in medical bills being incurred by the executive and other top government officials abroad as China is said to have pledged to construct a...

ZANU PF youth league targets land barons, multiple farm owners

The ZANU PF youth league has intensified its anti-corruption crusade and is at daggers drawn with  multiple farm owners and land barons within the party’s top echelons, Zim Morning Post has...

Econet dragged to court over workers’ rights abuses

A fortnight ago we published a story in which we highlighted that Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) listed entity Econet Group violated labour laws and was one of the biggest companies in Zimbabwe with gross workers’...

JUST IN: NetOne managing director quits

State owned mobile network operator (MNO) NetOne's managing director for the Mobile Financial Services (MFS) unit Nkosinathi Ncube has resigned with immediate effect, Zim Morning Post can exclusively reveal.

ZBC Boss under fire for firing Mandizvidza

The tide is turning against Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation’s Chief Executive Officer Patrick Mavhura after investigations showed that he misled the board into firing the then Head of current affairs, Tazzen Mandizvidza.

Former health minister back in court Tuesday

A Harare magistrate has rolled over the matter of former Health and Child Care minister David Parirenyatwa to Tuesday for a continuation of trial. Regional magistrate Hosea Mujaya postponed...

Nyagura case postponed to September

A HARARE court has postponed the case of former University of Zimbabwe (UZ) vice-chancellor Levi Nyagura to September 27 on the basis that there is still a matter review being dealt with...

Bad debtors threaten Ministry of Mines operations

The Ministry of Mines has been urged to embark on an aggressive method of recovering outstanding debts lest it might fail to deliver its mandate due to financial constraints.

Chipezeze forced to apologise twice after ‘I’m only human’ apology trashed

Zimbabwe senior national soccer team ’s third choice goalkeeper Elvis Chipezeze’s attempt to equate his horrific display in Cairo to being human was met with disdain by angry Warriors supporters forcing the South Africa based...

Calls for stay away flop

 The much hyped stay away that was planned by human rights lobby group Tajamuka was a monumental flop with citizens carrying out their normal day to day activities without any hindrances.

‘Kaseke has no contract with ZTA’- Auditor General

It has emerged that ailing Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) Chief Executive Officer Karikoga Kaseke has been at the helm of the organisation for 15 years with no contract of employment. This was revealed...

Clear yourselves, Matemadanda tells ‘named corrupt Zanu PF bigwigs’

MASVINGO- Zanu PF national political commissar and deputy defense minister Victor Matemadanda has warned the corrupt party officials named by the party's youth league against taking defensive actions but they should rather...

Warriors will win: Government

The Zimbabwe Government still has hope and faith that the Warriors will progress to the next stage despite the fact  that they only have one point in two matches played so far

Auditor general Mildred Chiri: The lone voice of reason against corruption

Sometimes our society denigrates women, women are not celebrated for doing good things but there is only one voice of reason which has been exposing corruption year in year out.

We paid the Warriors: Government

Acting Sports minister Kazembe Kazembe said government paid the Warriors their allowances as was promised. Speaking to this publication on his arrival from Egypt Kazembe said government and the...

US dollar unsustainable: Biti

Former Finance minister and Movement for Democratic Change Vice President Tendai Biti said the US dollar is not sustainable for a small economy like Zimbabwe. While addressing a SAPES...

Court releases Ginimbi’s passport

A Harare magistrate has granted the application by  flamboyant businessman Genius Ginimbi Kadungure’s passport on Friday. Magistrate Barbra Mateko  ordered Ginimbi to return the passport on August 28.

Ministry of Education Unit misappropriates US$6 million

An audit into the Ministry of Education’s Curriculum Development and Technical Services (CDTS) has revealed that US$ 6 million meant to buy books was misappropriated leaving Auditor-General Mildred...

ZESA’s future under threat-Auditor General

In another blow to the scandal-ridden Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) the Auditor General, Mildred Chiri, has revealed that the power utility company has no capacity to continue operating.

Albert Mugabe led ZINARA board squandered funds on unsanctioned allowances

 Members of the ousted Albert Mugabe led  Zimbabwe Road Administration (ZINARA) board are under fire for receiving unsanctioned allowances at workshops and other non board/committee meetings, Zim  Morning Post has learnt.

Zimra, Churches in standoff over taxes

Report by Ndoro Nyashadzashe and Vanessa Mhizha The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) and the local churches have failed to reach an agreement over the payment of taxes.

Madinda resigns as Highlanders coach

Madinda Ndlovu has finally put himself out of the misery of living in denial after he threw in the towel as Highlanders coach with effect June 30 2019. Ndlovu...

Chitungwiza council scandal: How councillors, managers squandered thousands on workshop

On Wednesday we ran a story in which we reported that the elite members of Chitungwiza Town Council (CTC) converged in the gold rich town of Kadoma for a team building workshop and...

JUST IN: Kuda Mahachi leaves Orlando Pirates for Supersport United

Report by Bayethe Mhlanga Bulawayo-Warriors speedy winger Kudakwashe Mahachi has made a move from ABSA premier league giants Orlando Pirates to Pretoria based side Supersport United.

ZANU PF central committee member Zvandasara fingered in dodgy land deal

The Zanu PF Borrowdale 18 District is calling for the ouster of Central Committee member Justice Zvandasara whom is accused of being a land baron using the party’s name to further his own gains.

New currency regulations won’t affect tipping etiquette says ZTA

Tipping is not a commercial transaction and visitors are at liberty to tip the way they want, Zimbabwe Tourism Authority has said in a wide-ranging alert to foreign visitors. The...

Forex dealings: Chivayo fires back shots at Matutu

Flamboyant businessman and managing director for renewable energy firm Intratrek Zimbabwe Wicknell Chivayo has become the third high profile figure to publicly challenge  ZANU PF youth league deputy secretary for youth affairs...

“Fearful” Zim women rugby walloped

South Africa Under-20 Womens Rugby team recorded a convincing 43-0 win against Zimbabwe on Wednesday  at Prince Edward School in Harare to lead 1-0 in their bilateral two match series.

Bar talk backfires for Harare Poly lecturer……as he is suspended for ED insult

A Harare Polytechnic lecturer Amos Dauzeni has been suspended  after he allegedly denigrated President Emmerson Mnangagwa by accusing the ZANU PF party leader and his government of paying poor salaries to civil servants.

Land Commissioners clash with beneficiaries in Midlands

Land commissioners led by Justice Uchena who are probing urban land use clashed with beneficiaries in Midlands last week, the Zim Morning Post has learnt. Sources said the commissioners...

Chitungwiza Town Council splashes $500 000 on team building workshop

Scandal-ridden Chitungwiza Town Council is in the eye of a storm after it allegedly splashed close to RTGS$ $500 000 on a team-building-two day-workshop in Kadoma, Zim Morning Post has learnt.

Zim Dollar return: Local shops accept new currency

When there is change in any sphere of life, there is bound to be uncertainty and resistance and such is the case in the re-introduction of the Zimbabwe dollar as sole legal tender as announced...

Motorcross champ Tanya Muzinda goes green

Report by Prince Butawu TOP-NOTCH motocross rider and fully-fledged professional racer Tanya Muzinda is set to leave the country on Friday for the United States...

Suspended chief magistrate Guvamombe’s bid to recover passport hits a snag

A Harare magistrate has on Wednesday dismissed the application for the cancellation of bail conditions and the returning of his   passport submitted by the suspended chief magistrate Mishrod Guvamombe . Guvamombe appeared before...

Zim Dollar return: Individuals can still withdraw USD from banks-RBZ

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has refuted claims by some sections of society that it has ordered banks to freeze the withdrawal of Foreign Currency Accounts (FCA) Nostro, saying individuals can...

Mixed feelings over ZimDollar return

Report by Victor Moyana and Charity Madondo Zimbabweans have expressed mixed feelings over the return of the local currency (ZimDollar) amid lack of trust and stability of the currency...

Just In : MP collapses in Parliament

Mashonaland West Proportional Representation Member of Parliament Josephine Shava collapsed in Parliament while attending to parliament business on Wednesday afternoon, the Zim Morning Post has learnt. This publication...

Anti-Corruption crusade: Ruthless ‘war’ rages on in ZANU PF youth league

The ZANU PF youth league leaders are 'taking no prisoners' as a ruthless war rages on within the structures with leaders making accusations and counter accusations of sabotage and corruption...

AFCON 2019: Fans’ tempers flare ahead of ‘UgaZim’ match

Football is said to be the world’s most beautiful game but ugly exchange of words between Zimbabwean and Ugandan football fans has set Twitter ablaze ahead of the crunch tie between the two...

ZCTU threatens to sue govt over re-introduction of Zim Dollar

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) expressed great disappointment in the re-introduction of the Zim dollar as sole legal tender by the government and vowed that they unleash a legal battle...

Warriors get a timely morale boost …….as the Cranes of Uganda captain declares...

The morale in the Warriors camp  received a timely boost after the acting minister of Youth, Sports and Recreation, Kazembe Kazembe on Monday  confirmed that the fund raising committee has wired US$10,800...

No joy for Harare West MP Mamombe …..as her application is dismissed

A Harare magistrate has on Tuesday dismissed the application for refusal of further remand submitted by the MDC Alliance Harare West MP Joana Mamombe on the basis   of the gravity and nature...

Retailers’ body welcomes Zim dollar re-introduction…..as most supermarkets resist

Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers has welcomed the re-introduction of the Zimbabwe Dollar but urged the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) to desist from printing money willy-nilly as it will exacerbate the inflation rate .

Corrupt bigwigs name and shame: Another ZANU PF jigsaw puzzle?

On Monday evening,  journalists gathered at the ZANU PF headquarters in Harare where ZANU PF Youth League had called for a presser.  The no holds barred press conference was...

ZINARA finance director Taranhike arrested

Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (ZINARA) finance director Simon Taranhike was arrested on Monday, Zim Morning Post can reveal. This publication understands  that Taranhike was picked up by the Criminal Investigation Department...

Grant Thornton rubbishes controversial ‘Zim Dollar statement’, suspends culprit

Founder and managing partner of top accounting firm Grant Thornton Zimbabwe Regis Saruchera has dissociated his company from a statement that went viral on social media on Monday rubbishing the re-introduction of...

‘Mawarire, Mutasa should be tried at the High Court’

A Harare magistrate has heard on Monday that the trial for activists Evan Mawarire and Gift Mutasa was mistakenly set before a magistrate yet the matter because of its nature should be...

JUST IN: RBZ to mop out bond notes from banks

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe will start wiping all the bond notes in circulation forthwith and they expect to mop out close to ZWL$ 1.2 Billion that is currently in circulation.

ZANU PF youth league names and shames corrupt bigwigs

In an unprecedented move, Zanu PF youth League has come out guns blazing on suspected economic saboteurs ‘ naming and shaming’ party bigwigs  involved in a raft of corruption activities, chiefly leading cartels and dictating...

Jumbo mine a ‘time bomb’….as water levels rise

Artisanal miners plying their trade at Jumbo gold mine in Mazowe are dicing with death as they have turned a deaf ear to calls for them to stop mining operations as...

Govt cracks whip on rogue NGOs…..threatens to de-register culprits

Government has cracked a whip on all rogue civic organisations in the country and threatened to de-register them following reports that some of them received aid in foreign currency and diverted the...

ED ratchets up pressure on international community over Zim US$600 million ivory stock pile

Report by Farayi Machamire in Victoria Falls President Emmerson Mngagagwa on Monday morning reiterated his call on the international community to enable nations   to freely trade in hunting products to  benefit from...

Massive retrenchment at MDC looming

Movement for Democratic change’s coffers seem to be drying up following revelations that the party is mooting to retrench its workers using the basis of the infamous 2014 Zuva ruling, Zim Morning Post has learnt.

Breaking: Govt re-introduces Zim dollar

The government has abandoned the multi-currency system and re-introduced the Zimbabwe Dollar forthwith, Zim Morning Post has learnt. The announcement is in line with Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Legal...

War vets call for GNU

 MUTARE – President Emmerson Mnangagwa is surrounded by vultures who are thriving on massive corruption, a result that has worsened the country’s economic situation, a senior war veteran in Manicaland has said.

Govt sport clean up crusade hits ZIFA

Zimbabwe’s sport governing body— the Sports and Recreation Commission — says it is moving in on the Zimbabwe Football Association’s alleged misappropriation of funds amid player unrest at...

D-Day for cartels, corruption kingpins as Zanu PF youth leader vows to expose them

Zanu PF youth leader Lewis Matutu has vowed that tomorrow (Monday) at 4pm, his organisation is going to release a list of cartels and corruption kingpins who are stifling President Emmerson Mnangagwa's...

High Court backlog: JSC to rehire 3 retired judges

The Judicial Services Commission (JSC) will be reengaging at least three retired judges in the next two weeks as it seeks to clear an overwhelming legal backlog at the High Court.

We are still in: Musona

Zimbabwe captain Knowledge Musona says the team has put the disappointment of a narrow loss to Egypt behind them and are now firmly focused on their two remaining group clashes as they...

Slave Debt : Look East policy a burden for citizens

The government has embarked on a Look East policy where it has made re-engagements efforts with China. This seems lucrative as Eastern investors flock into the country in all sectors.

AFCON opening match: Will birthday boy Musona be our Moses against the Pharoahs?

In Biblical times there was a man called Moses who led the Israelites from Egypt to the promised  land Canaan- the land of milk and honey.  And as...

ZIFA attempts to hide behind a finger as CAF offers lifeline

Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) spin doctors were at pains to explain the allowance stand-off that rattled the Warriors camp on the eve of their African Cup of Nations opener against Egypt.

Reserve Bank raises red flag on Econet forex dealings

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has moved in swiftly to thwart Econet’s suspected default aid in money laundering and acting as a conduit for promotion of illegal foreign currency dealings  through...

Chamisa to make party reforms

Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Alliance president Nelson Chamisa will introduce term limits for all key positions in the party including trimming the three vice presidential seats to remain with one, Zim Morning Post has...

Warriors opening match : A déjà vu of blood sweat and tears

Opinion by News Editor, Nigel Pfunde I am not a huge football fan but I support the Warriors, I'm proudly Zimbabwean. Zimbabwe national team faces...

ZTA board to meet in the face of a storm…..Kaseke’s health to be assessed

The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority boat is rocking in turbulent waters amid reports that an urgent board meeting has been convened for Friday to address potpourri of issues chiefly workers grievances, resolution of the recent human...

Africa Chrome Fields retrenches 288 workers

KWEKWE-Africa Chrome Fields (AFC) bankrolled by South African based millionaire Zunaid Moti has retrenched at least 288 of its workers amid indications that operations are dwindling,Zim Morning Post has learnt.

Robbed fans ‘get reprive’ as Sakunda, NetOne, ZIFA charter 200-seater Warriors fan plane

The Egyptian embassy is pulling all the stops to ensure they clear an influx of Warriors supporters who flooded their corridors in a last minute dash to board a 200-seater chartered plane...

ECONET under fire for workers’ rights abuse

In a shocking revelation that exposes billionaire Strive Masiiwa’s work ethic and alleged corporate bully mentality, his blue chip company,   Econet Group, is one of the several companies that are violating   labour...

CID special anti-corruption swoops on ZINARA bosses

 The Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (ZINARA) has been under the spotlight after a forensic audit unearthed several corrupt activities including irregular tenders and off the book procurement procedures. Zim Morning Post has it...

Magaya ‘s fight to retain dead sculptor’s farm rages on

The land wrangle between Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries (PHD) founder Walter Magaya and the late renowned sculptor Nicholas Mukomberanwa’s family rages on as he battles to retain ownership of Kalulu Farm...

Warriors ready for battle: Meet Marshal Munetsi

Tomorrow (Friday) the Warriors will play hosts, Egypt, in an African Cup of Nations opener. Zim Morning Post is profiling the Warriors ahead of the crunch match.

POTRAZ boss Machengete wrongfully charged, charges dropped

Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) Director General Gift Machengete is now a free man after the State dropped all charges against him with indications that he had been wrongfully...

Mudzuri, Mwonzora bounce back…..as Chamisa makes appointments

MDC Alliance president Nelson Chamisa has redeployed some senior party members and retained ousted vice president Elias Mudzuri  in the national standing  committee  amid speculation that his defeat was a final nail...

High Court bench understaffed: Judge Hungwe

The delay in passing High Court judgements has been caused by poor human resources management which has resulted in the court being understaffed, a High court judge has said.

Warriors fans robbed on the eve of AFCON opener

Zimbabwe national football fans have been robbed of an all-expenses paid trip to the deserts of Egypt to provide desperately needed support for the national football team in their quest to rise...

JUST IN: Natpharm boss Madzikwa sentenced to 20 months in jail

Former National pharmaceutical (NatPham) boss, Newman Madzikwa will spend the next 14 months behind bars after he was found guilty and convicted of criminal abuse of office charges by a Harare magistrate on Wednesday.

Bigwigs, securocrats, MPs and senior government officials owe ZESA US$16 million in unpaid bills

The government has ordered Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) to pursue debts owed by bigwigs from across the political divide. These include service chiefs, members of the judiciary and some...

Top soldier Rugeje tipped for Vice Chancellor post

Former ZANU PF secretary for commissariat and Chief of Staff  for the Zimbabwe National Army Engelbert Rugeje  is the front runner to land the post of Vice Chancellor of the Zimbabwe National...

Forex dealers losing money to cops…….as police boss urges them to report

The Zimbabwe Republic Police has urged illegal foreign currency dealers (also known as money changers ) to come out of the closet and report rogue police officers who steals from them and they develop cold...

Legitimacy crisis haunts Mutharika

The recently held plebiscite in Malawi is under scrutiny following irregularities, which marred the presidential election of May 21. Malawi Congress Party (MCP) challenged the presidential results raising issues of ballot stuffing...

Govt to pay millions to ZESA in unpaid electricity bills

The government has committed to pay the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) part of the electricity bills that its departments owe the power utility, Energy and Power Development minister Fortune Chasi has revealed.

‘Thieving’ prison guards court case in false start

The matter in which four prison officers stand accused of stealing thousands of kilograms of food stuff meant for consumption by prison officers has been postponed as the complainants were in no show and trial...

ZCDC boss begs for second chance……as he promises a great leap forward

MARANGE – It seems winds of change are blowing at the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC)  as energised acting chief executive  of the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) Roberto De Pretto has...

Traditional leaders, CSTOs bemoan looting of resources

Traditional leaders have threw their weight behind the  Association of Community Share Ownership Trusts (ACSOTZ)’s call for  government to revisit  the removal of the 51% quota of the Indigenisation Regulation and make sure that at...

Fuel smuggling hits border towns

Zimbabwean law enforcement authorities are facing a torrid time reigning in a booming industry of fuel smuggling syndicates operating on the country’s border towns.  Galloping inflation coupled with the...

Land audit: Open letter to ED

Mr President Sir, His Excellency Emmerson Mnangagwa we applaud the stance you have taken in the initiative to embark on a land audit where multiple farm owners have been unearthed. The...

Chamisa will never rule Zimbabwe: Chadzamira

MASVINGO— Minister of State for Provincial Affairs Ezra Chadzamira has castigated MDC leader Nelson Chamisa saying he will never lead Zimbabwe because he is in bed with the enemy.

State taking Gudyanga for a ride, court heard

The State has been accused of taking Francis Gudyanga, the former secretary in the ministry of mines for a ride as the prosecutor in his matter, Thabani Mpofu failed to show up...

Public outcry over uncapped rebate for MPs

The recent purchase of a top of the range Lamborghini Urus by Gokwe-Nembudziya parliamentarian Justice Mayor Wadyajena has torched a storm and sparked public outcry over the Statutory Instrument (SI) that gives...

Land audit: Multiple farm owners in panic mode, stampede to change ownership

Following President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s expose on multiple farm ownership among ZANU PF bigwigs, culprits are in a rush to change ownership of their multiple farms in a bid to retain the land they currently own.

Zimbabwe Cricket defies govt

Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) held its elective annual general meeting (AGM) in Victoria Falls on Friday in direct defiance of the country’s supreme sport governing body which had suspended the elections over allegations...

Nikuv faces boot as Fidelity Printers will commence passport printing

A shadowy Israeli security company, Nikuv International Projects Ltd, which was accused of manipulating the 2013 general elections in favour of the former President Robert Mugabe and awarded a tender by the...

I can’t drag Chamisa to dialogue- ED

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said he is willing to dialogue with MDC leader Nelson Chamisa if he comes to join the Political Actors Dialogue (Polad) but will not force matters saying...

Land Audit reveals Grace Mugabe has 16 farms

President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday revealed that the ongoing land audit shows that various Zanu PF bigwigs and senior government officials are multiple farm holders. In a radio interview...

Wadyadyena fails to testify in car case as magistrate absconds court

Flamboyant Gokwe Nembudziya Member of Parliament and businessman Justice Mayor Wadyajena who is well known for his penchant for luxury vehicles today appeared before a Harare Magistrate Yeukai Chigodora in a matter in which he...

Health workers give govt two weeks ultimatum

The Health Apex Council (HAC) has given the government a 14 day ultimatum to solve salary grievances in the health sector following failed bi-partite negotiations. The HAC gave the ultimatum after...

Massive sex scandal rocks Anglican Church, dark secrets exposed

MUTARE – Troubled Anglican Church Diocese of Manicaland has been rocked by another scandal, this time involving matters of the amorous realm. Zim Morning Post can exclusively reveal that a church...

Apostle Chiwenga in stable condition after horror crash

 Controversial pastor Talent Chiwenga who was involved in an accident which   claimed the lives of his wife, son and sister-in-law near Chatsworth turn-off at the 80-kilometre peg along the Harare-Masvingo highway on...

Epworth Town board land scandal sucks in receptionist

A long going investigation has unearthed a land scandal which sucked in the Epworth Local Board council  receptionist Sharon Shamu who stands accused of forging the secretary  Wilton Mhanda ‘s signature and illegally dolling out...

Shortlisted ZACC potential candidates under scrutiny

Parliament of Zimbabwe will this month interview at least 38 candidates for the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption top jobs. When Parliament called for nominations they clearly stated that they need people...

Flamboyant parliamentarian Wadyadyena fingered in car scandal

Report by Bayethe Mhlanga  Flamboyant Gokwe Nembudziya Member of Parliament and businessman Justice Mayor Wadyajena who is well known for his penchant for luxury vehicles will on Friday...

Notorious criminal Masendeke’s life relived through film

Report by Christina De Klerk The late notorious armed robber Edgar Masendeke who was convicted for a spate of armed robberies and murder’s life is being relived through a...

Munetsi’s France move ahead of Afcon: Blessing or curse?

Marshall Munetsi could be under pressure to impress his new paymasters when he lines up at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt but Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates legend Helman...

Zim rugby at cross roads as players demand PDV reinstatement

ZIMBABWE rugby is again at a cross road to find a lasting solution that does not compromise the game or national interests after Sables players led by captain Denford Mutamangira yesterday  alleged interference...

Chamisa Praises First Lady

Movement for Democratic Change President Nelson Chamisa has showered words of praise to the first lady Auxilia Mnangagwa. The first lady attended the funeral of  Vimbai Java Tsvangirai

Chiwenga in fatal accident

Controversial street preacher, Apostle Chiwenga has been involved in a fatal accident which has claimed the lives of three passengers, Zim Morning post has heard. The controversial street preacher...

Gokwe school teacher in trouble for saying Zanu PF has caused suffering

A Gokwe school teacher’s career is on the line following a bottle store altercation with the Primary and Secondary Education Minister Paul Mavima in which he blatantly told the minister that President...

Zim rugby wanted PDV gone no matter the cost

Fired Zimbabwe rugby coach Peter de Villiers (PDV) was a dead-man walking ever since he crossed swords with the leadership Zimbabwe Rugby Union, a union board member has said, rubbishing the official...

‘Impoverished youths, a ticking time bomb’

MUTARE – Zimbabwe government’s failure to create employment andeconomically empower youths has led to continuous disgruntlement among the young generation, a situation that has been described as a ticking time-bomb.

ZPC MD under fire for inflating Hwange Power station boiler price with over US$1,3...

Zimbabwe Power Company Managing Director Robson Chikuri is under fire for inflating prices of Unit 4 Boiler Outage Works at Hwange power station, from US$808 580 to US$2 205 306, a price...

MDC to invade the streets

Movement for Democratic Change Youth Assembly has threatened to invade the streets to demonstrate over the deteriorating economy. Speaking at a media briefing MDC Youth Assembly Chairperson Obey Sithole  who...

Zim cracks down on illegal immigrants: Americans, British deported

Immigration authorities say they have deported droves of illegal immigrants including British and Americans in an on-going series of swoops on illegal immigrants. One Egyptian national was repatriated after...

Zim left with four months’ supply of grain

Zimbabwe is likely to face severe food shortage within four months if the government does not start importing more grain. According to a Ministry of Finance quarterly report released,...

MDC embarks on door to door campaigns

MUTARE - MDC Alliance has embarked on a door to door campaign to drum up support for its candidate in the forth coming ward 26 Nyanga South by-election slated for this weekend.

ZPC splurges US$1 million on luxurious vehicles for senior managers

The Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) has splurged close to a million dollars on expensive luxurious cars at a critical moment when the holding company, Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) is failing to...

Speaker of Parliament, senate president give in to ED lawyer’s demands

The speaker of parliament, Jacob Mudenda and Senate president, Mabel Chinomona have given in to the demands by Tinomudaishe Chinyoka’s demands for them to conduct the interviews of the Zimbabwe Anti Corruption...

Businessman up for USD$1,4 million fraud.

A Bulawayo businessman has appeared before a Harare magistrate facing charges of fraud after a botched land deal saw the Managing Director of Toppers Uniform losing close to USD$1.5 million.

High court grants application by ED lawyer

The application by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s lawyer Tinomudaishe Chinyoka, who is also an applicant to the position of the Zimbabwe Anti Corruption Commission commissioner to have the matter in which he has...

Breaking News: Glenview South MDC A MP Vimbai Tsvangirai dies

Glenview South and MDC Alliance legislator Vimbai Tsvangirai has died. Vimbai is daughter of the late MDCT leader Morgan Tsvangirai. She was involved in accident near Kwekwe last month.

Chivayo, ZPC Gwanda solar project scandal: Fresh details emerge

The high profile case pitting flamboyant businessman and Director of Intratrek  Wicknell  Chivayo and the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) this week takes a dramatic turn as new details have emerged that Chivayo had the...

TOLLGATE SYNDICATE BUSTED

RUSAPE – The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Rusape has busted a six member syndicate of toll collectors at Rusape tollgate that used to siphon thousands of dollars by allegedly tampering with the...

Sky high Zim tourist costs bite Germany big spenders after they spent US$30 000...

GERMANY tourists who spent US$30 000 in a five-day tour of Zimbabwe that straddled the Victoria Falls and Mana Pools have cried foul over the high cost associated with visiting Zimbabwe’s...

Zesa board members appointment: Open letter to Minister Chasi

Honourable minister Fortune Chasi, on behalf of the general citizenry we thank and commend you for doing the honourable thing matching up to your befitting title by firing the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply...

Army, CID-Anti corruption clash over smuggling

President Emmerson Mnangagwa's anti-corruption drive is hitting a snag along the country's borders amid reports that members of the Zimbabwe National Army manning the country's ports of entry are being implicated in...

Breaking: ZESA Board fired

Energy minister Fortune Chasi has fired the entire Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) board for failure to carry out its mandate, the Zim Morning Post has learnt. In an...

NO MORE BLOOD BATH – CHURCHES

MUTARE - Churches and civic organization groups in Manicaland have said they do not want to see another blood bath in the impending demonstrations calling the country's big political parties - Zanu...

AirZim expects delivery of two more planes

AirZim is expecting the delivery of two more planes following their acquisition of an Embraer ERJ 145 in April. AirZim sources told this publication that the struggling airliner...

Emergency response and disaster management: Ministry and WHO combine efforts in improving preparedness

The Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC)  in partnership with the World Health Organisation (WHO) held an Emergency Response Preparedness Training in Supply Chain and Logistics workshop, in Kadoma, in a bid...

Zanu PF top brass startling investors by demanding kickbacks

The ruling party Zanu PF’s top brass has taken over the Zimbabwe Investment Authority (ZIA)’s mandate of promoting and facilitating both foreign direct investment and local investment sabotaging President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s open...

Zesa Audit: Board chair under fire

The Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) board chair, Collin Chihuri, has come under fire for sitting on a forensic audit report. The report which Chihuri had been sitting on...

Supreme Court to urgently hear Chombo’s appeal

The Supreme Court has granted an application by former cabinet minister, Ignatius Chombo to have his appeal on a High Court ruling heard on urgent basis. Chombo through his...

ED’s lawyer challenges ZACC commissioners’ selection process

President Emmerson Mnangagwa's lawyer Tinomudaishe Chinyoka, who is also an applicant to the position of the Zimbabwe Anti Corruption Commission comissioner, has taken the speaker of parliament, Jacob Mudenda and Senate president,...

300 Drs undergo ear, nose and throat surgical training

THE training of Specialist Doctors in Zimbabwe to do surgeons on ear,nose and throat (ENT) viewed as minority but key components in themedical industry are beginning to bear fruits as a huge...

A living wage vs a fair wage: which one does the law protect –...

INTRODUCTION Labour Act (Chapter 28:01) Section 6 (1)(a) provides that “No employer shall pay any employee a wage which is lower than that to a fair labour specified for...

Former magistrate trial kicks off

Who will judge the judge? The trial of former Harare magistrate Memory Chigwaza and her three accomplices, who are facing $155 000 fraud charges after selling non-existent residential stands to unsuspecting home-seekers, has...

Prosecutors in ‘no show’ in colleague Kasema case

The State is in a quandary as Prosecutors with the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) are still distancing themselves from prosecuting in a matter in which one of them, Tapiwa Kasema is facing charges of...

Former magistrates trial kicks off

The trial of former Harare magistrate Memory Chigwaza and her three accomplices, who are facing $155 000 fraud charges after selling non-existent residential stands to unsuspecting home-seekers has kicked off before Regional...

ZCDC loses millions through corruption, faces closure

Debt ridden state controlled enterprise Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) has been haunted by scandals and under-performance ever since its formation leading to perennial loses of more than  $50 million in the period...

ZINARA employee hires thug to extort money from a ‘corrupt’ boss

A Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (ZINARA) employee who hired a thug to try and extort RTGS $900 from his supposedly corrupt boss has landed his accomplice in court on charges of impersonation.

Local company taps foreign funding for $1,5 billion multipurpose dam project

International and local financial institutions and companies seem to be embracing President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ‘Zimbabwe is open for business’ mantra as several major entities have thrown their weight behind funding and construction...

Chief Charumbira loses property over $USD12 000 debt

The President of the  Zimbabwe Chief's Council Fortune Charumbira has lost property after failing to clear an outstanding US$ 12 000 for a credit facility granted to him by a local...

Zim born Springbok player appointed tourism ambassador

Zimbabwe-born Springbok prop Tendai Mtawarira has been named Tourism Ambassador for destination Zimbabwe with the main objective to increase tourism traffic into the country. This comes as the global trend in tourism today calls for...

Business man up for money laundering

A Harare businessman will stand trial before a Harare magistrate on charges of money laundering after he allegedly converted $580 000 which was supposed to be remitted to a South African based...

Corruption, nepotism mar ZESA group CEO replacement process

Corruption and allegations of nepotism have marred the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) group Chief Executive Officer (CEO)'s replacement process amid reports that there is massive jockeying and lobbying by some applicants...

ZESA Pension fund purges suspected ‘whistle blowers’

In a bid to cover up corrupt activities at Zimbabwe Electricity Industry Pension Fund (ZEIPF) the management has begun purging all suspected whistle blowers in the name of retrenchment this publication has...

Demonstration threats … Gvt recalls retired security personnel

Following the threats by the opposition MDC Alliance leader, Nelson Chamisa, to rally his supporters into the streets and demonstrate against the failing economy, government has pressed a panic button and recalled...

Lions Den Tollgate “robbed”

A daring man who pounced on Lions Den Tollgate in Chinhoyi and attempted to get away with motorists hard earned levies failed to gain access into the strong room where cash is...

ZRP officer goes rogue, steals biscuits as economy tanks

A JUNIOR Police officer is in custody after he waylaid a woman in Rushinga and attempted to steal her plastic bag containing cash US$904, RTGS $389 and Cream Biscuits, police said. 

Minister accuses PSL of sabotage.

MUTARE–Minister of State for Manicaland Province EllenGwaradzimba has blasted Kennedy Ndebele the Chief Executive Officer of the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League of sabotage over his‘individual’ decision of reversing the use of...

Drugs out of reach for ordinary citizens

The economic decline being experienced in the country continues to plunge the ordinary citizens further in the deep trenches of poverty making it next to impossible for them to access basic medication.

GMAZ increases its products’ prices

The Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) has increased prices for its grain products amid massive price increases for all basic commodities in the country. This comes barely a...

Kariba Residents want town spared from load shedding

Residents in the resort town of Kariba on Monday arm-twisted Parliament portfolio committee on Energy so that they can be spared from the electricity national load shedding schedule claiming the town only...

When football becomes expensive: Zim price increase storm hits football fans as salaries remain...

Watching the world's most beautiful game has become expensive in Zimbabwe as the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League executive have recommended a 100 percent increase to local Premiership matches amid complaints from...

Heads roll at ZIMRA…as commissioner-general Mazani fires top managers

The ZIMRA Commissioner-General Faith Mazani has intensified her  witch-hunt crusade and ordered the Human Resources personnel not to renew contracts for senior managers deemed to be aligned to the retired Commissioner-General Gershem...

ZESA sinking in debt…..dispatches team for talks with Eskom

The Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) is sinking in debt and struggling to pay US$33 million that it owes to Eskom, a South African based electricity supplier, the Zim Morning Post has...

Energy minister has no control over fuel industry, Parly told

In a shocking revelation, it has emerged that recently appointed Energy and Power Development minister Fortune Chasi has no wholesome control of the country’s petroleum sector, Parliament heard on Thursday. Parliament heard that...

Prison guards arrested for stealing inmates’ food

A gang of four correctional service officers who stole thousands of kilograms of food stuff at Harare Central Prison before staging a break in to cover up their tracks will face the full wrath...

Police tighten screws on ‘porous’ border posts

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP)’s quest to maintain law and order at border points continues as they embarked on massive operation to avoid leakages starting with the busy Beitbridge border post  .

ZESA Audit: Billions lost to dubious company hired to dig trenches

Cash- strapped and debt ridden Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) lost billions of dollars  to  a dubious company that was handpicked  to dig up trenches countrywide over a period of more than...

Land Audit: ZANU PF MP Mudarikwa to lose farm

ZANU PF member of parliament for Uzumba and former Mashonaland East provincial minister Simbaneuta Mudarikwa has been caught in the ongoing   land audit dragnet and is set to lose his  family farm...

Chasi breathes fire at fuel operators

Energy minister Fortune Chasi has fired a salvo at rogue   fuel players who are engaging in hording causing panic and uncertainty in the market. He gave an unequivocal directive to  such players...

Cops arrested for stealing from forex dealers

Four police officers who raided illegal foreign currency dealers in the capital before stealing USD$11 000 from the loot they had stashed aside to get payment later have been dragged to court on charges...

ZESA audit: US$1.5 million sunk on non-commissioned and now obsolete equipment

The cash-strapped and debt-ridden Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) is in the eye of a storm following revelations that the power utility's management engaged in irregular procurement procedures resulting in the purchase...

ZESA Audit: Board member attempts to muzzle media for exposing rot

On Wednesday, we carried a story in which former ZESA chief executive Josh Chifamba splurged close to $600 000 on four top of the range vehicles in a period of five years...

Chamisa calls for reforms in African elections

MDC Alliance president Nelson Chamisa has lamented over the electoral crises that Africa faces and called for reforms and creation of mechanisms that will ensure that elections are free and fair.

GMAZ bemoan skyrocketing prices of raw materials

The Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) has taken a swipe at the skyrocketing prices of raw materials citing government failure to anticipate the negative impact of interbank market.

Human rights activists remanded in custody

Two human rights activists have been hauled before a Harare magistrate facing charges of attempting to subvert a constitutional government. Beauty Rita Nyampinga and Sitabile Dewa employed at Communication Services...

Police search detained NGO leaders’ homes, offices for gun

MASVINGO— The police and state security agents have reportedly taken one of the five civil society activists arrested last week at Robert Mugabe International Airport on allegations of...

No fuel price hikes:ZERA

Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory authority has said fuel prices have not been reviewed amid social media reports that claim the prices have gone up again. However Zera sources told this...

Misihairabwi-Mushonga takes a dig at civil society on corruption

Outspoken parliamentarian Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga  has accused the civil society of not doing enough to lobby for the fight against corruption in the country and yet shift the blame to members lof parliament.

Coltart , Chamisa clash on economic recovery timelines

Newly elected MDC treasurer general David Coltart and party president Nelson Chamisa  seem to  have different timelines on the turnaround period of economic revival should they assume power.  Coltart...

N Richards duo up for $USD6 K fraud

Two N Richards Wholesalers employees have been hauled before a Harare magistrate to answer to charges of fraud after they stole from their employer. Gibson Mandiuraya who is employed...

Chamisa tears into Mwonzora at MDC congress

MDC president elect Nelson Chamisa tore into his party’s ousted secretary general Douglas Mwonzora whom he described as ‘unlikable’ and 'not given a mandate to lead by the people' at the...

Mnangagwa, Chief Ndiweni brace for ‘showdown’ at Dabengwa burial

Report by Marshall Bwanya A tense atmosphere is  expected when President Emmerson Mnangagwa meets with defiant Chief Felix Nhlanhlayamangwe Ndiweni at the burial of late national hero and   ZIPRA...

Villagers call for ZCDC disbanding

MUTARE - THE Marange diamond mining community has said the recent firing of some Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) top executives has been long overdue and is stepping...

Celebrities ‘endorse’ Tatenda Mahachi ‘Victory challenge’

Award winning gospel musician Tatenda Mahachi ‘s latest single Victory has received rave reviews and fans have set up a ‘Victory challenge’ which has gained so much uptake including celebrities and social butterflies.

Church to face the music for congregant’s death

Christ Citadel International Church (CCIC) together with two other accused persons will stand trial for charges of culpable homicide after failing to stop the construction of a double storey church regardless of danger warnings from...

Malawi elections 2019: Legitimacy crisis looms

The recently held plebiscite in Malawi is under scrutiny following irregularities, which marred the presidential election. Malawi Congress Party (MCP) challenged the presidential results raising issues of ballot stuffing among other...

Cellphone smuggling syndicate busted at Forbes

The Zimbabwe Republic Police anti-corruption unit has busted a ring of a massive cellphone smuggling syndicate at Forbes border post over the weekend, The Zim Morning Post has learnt.

Poor salaries compromises prosecutors’ professionalism- Hodzi

MUTARE - Poor remuneration and working conditions for public prosecutors in the country have left them compromised, the Prosecutor General Kumbirai Hodzi has said. In his speech as the guest of...

Africa is not yet Uhuru, says Willis Wattafi

 Popular afro-fusion artiste and the founder of the Qaya foundation Mentorship Initiatives Willis Afrika Wataffi submitted that the continent is independent but not et free to have total control of its resources.

Award winning actress turns to selling honey

MUTARE – The continuous economic crisis in the country has forced award winning scriptwriter and actress Amanda Ranganawa to turn into vending. Her production Kushata Kwemoyo won a NAMA award in 2017.

SADC, AU on spotlight over Malawi elections

Analysts and independent observers have urged the Southern African Development Community and the Africa Union election observer missions to take note of rigging allegations against the ruling Democratic Progressive party (DPP) which...

Daggers out against Abida Mia for exposing Malawi election rigging

As Malawians wait for the final presidential.election results the country is now at a standstill amid reports of massive rigging in favour of the incumbent Peter Mutharika and his Democratic Progressive Party...

May becomes the end of May: Theresa’s resignation and what it means for Mnangagwa’s...

By Peter Tinashe Kaviya What seemed like a normal media briefing turned out to be a major historical event not only in Britain but in the world, the 24...

Dr Tererai Trent: from Hurungwe to the world

D A fortnight ago, the country woke up to good and inspiring news that a daughter of the soil was among the ten women honoured by the New...

Dabengwa died a bitter man

The last man standing in Matabeleland has gone! When I was in primary school in the 1990s , I knew the names of all the cabinet ministers and their portfolios. My dad...

Dumiso Dabengwa dies

Prominent politician and former ZIPRA head of intelligence and Home Affairs minister Dumiso Dabengwa has died. He was 80. Dabengwa succumbed to a long illness and...

Just In: Arrested human rights activists Mombeyarara and others remain caged

The five human rights activists who were arrested and  charged with subverting a constitutional government as defined in section 22(2)(a)(iii) of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act will remain in...

Civil society group denounces violent protests

The country’s civil society organisations have called on the main opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) to put an end to careless rants that might lead to violent protests.

JUST IN: Human rights defenders charged with plotting to overthrow Mnangagwa

FIVE human rights campaigners, who were arrested by Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) this week, were on Tuesday charged with plotting to overthrow President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government. First to be arrested on Monday...

Miss Zim schools preps gather momentum….as corporate world jumps in

Preparations for the second edition of the Miss Zimbabwe Schools have reached saturation point and organisers revealed that all logistics are going according to script.  The grand finale is slated for...

Mliswa, Mthuli Ncube in ‘showdown’ over tobacco prices

Outspoken Norton member of parliament Temba Mliswa and Finance minister Mthuli Ncube are on a collision course over the pricing of tobacco which hit an all- time low this season.

ZANU PF MP Kashambe blasts poor citizens….suggests relocation to rural areas

ZANU PF Member of Parliament for Seke Munyaradzi Tobias Kashambe has taken a swipe at financially incapacitated citizens who are failing to pay water bills submitting that they must relocate to the...

Businessman starts company with USD$40k worth of ‘stolen’ equipment

A controversial Harare businessman has been dragged before the High Court for allegedly starting a business with equipment he had acquired from a potential business partner before disappearing to start his own...

Govt in fuel price head ache …as ZERA announces fuel price increase

In a dramatic U-Turn the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) has reneged from its earlier announcement on Tuesday morning submitting that there were no amendments in fuel prices exposing a massive policy...

‘Resurrection’ pastor Lukau gets endorsement from SA churches

 South Africa- Alleluia Ministries International (AMI) pastor Alph Lukau who has been under the spotlight lately for the ‘resurrection’ miracle has been endorsed by a consolidation of South African church unions who...

‘I’m into music for money’- Minister Mahendere

Charismatic gospel musician and cleric Minister Michael Mahendere has opened up that he is into the music industry for financial benefits and does not hide behind a finger like other musicians.

Lawyers outraged after Zim authorities detain human rights campaigners

Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) have expressed outrage after authorities on Monday arrested four human rights campaigners upon their return to the country and confiscated their laptops and mobile phones. The lawyers say they only...

Chitungwiza council under fire….as workers go for 49 months without pay

Troubled Chitungwiza City Council has gone for 49 months without paying its workers their full salaries, Zim Morning Post can exclusively reveal. The startling revelations were made by Ephraim Katsina who is...

ZERA reads riot act to fuel operators….as speculation grips market

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) has read a riot act on unscrupulous fuel operators who have held on to their stocks in anticipation of a fuel price increase. In a...

JUST IN…Govt orders reduction of bus fare by 50 percent

The ministry of finance has ordered the reduction of the ZUPCO bus fare by 50 percent with effect from Tuesday morning. The ministry's permanent secretary George Guvamatanga wrote to...

Masvingo based cleric Pastor ‘O’ causes shockwaves

Masvingo- Fast rising Masvingo based cleric who has shook the country’s oldest town with his ‘miracle money’ miracles has embarked on a philanthropic mission which has seen him donating a variety of...

Chombo’s bid to recover passport thrown out

The State’s application to counter the mandamus application made by former Home Affairs minister Ignatius Chombo, who wants his passport released after it was confiscated by state agents has been dismissed.

Prison ‘food poisoning’ delays sex pest Gumbura’s jail break case

Convicted cleric, Robert Martin Gumbura together with his co -accused have yet again failed to proceed to their defense case before a Harare Magistrate as some of the accused are still not...

ZESA board ‘jumps the gun’…..as they hunt for new CEO behind minister’s back

Corruption ridden ZESA Holdings’ board jumped the gun when it  on Sunday flighted an advert in state media inviting applications for a new chief executive officer with neither the knowledge nor consultation...

Zimbos fingered in Malawi election rigging plot

Zimbabwean nationals are among Africans who have been fingered in an election rigging plot exposed ahead of the forthcoming election in Malawi. The Zimbabwean nationals include former Zimbabwe Republic...

Breaking: Tsvangirai’s daughter in fatal accident

Additional Reporting by Tonderai Shayamuranda. Glen View South Member of Parliament Vimbayi Tsvangirai, daughter to the late Morgan Tsvangirai was involved in a traffic...

Women of courage line up Mother’s Day celebrations

WWomen under the banner ‘Women of Courage’ will on Sunday host a luncheon at Bulawayo’s Rainbow hotel in celebrating Mother’s day, which will be celebrated on May 12. One of...

Zim sells 97 elephants in six years….as minister calls for more

A total of 97 sub-adult elephants have been exported from Zimbabwe to China and Dubai between 2012 and January 2018 with Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZimParks)  receiving US$2 715 000,Zim...

Linda Masarira on recruitment drive

New political party LEAD president Linda Masarira has embarked on a massive recruitment drive to beef up her membership.

Anglican church $2 million fraud: Archbishop Chama sucked in

MUTARE – Manicaland Anglican Diocese members are concerned by the Zambia based Archbishop of the Church of the Province of Central Africa, Albert Chama and the Episcopal Synod of the Anglican Church for failing to...

MDC High Court ruling: Komichi blames ZANU PF

 MUTASA CENTRAL – The MDC Alliance has accused Zanu PF of being involved in influencing the High Court ruling which nullified Nelson Chamisa’s presidency claiming it was an attempt to frustrate its forthcoming elective congress. Addressing...

Zim target China’s one billion population in bid to drive up tourism figures

Chasing an ambitious three million visitors by year end, Zimbabwe has agreed on terms with China in a deal that could see at least 10 000 tourists from the East Asian country visiting Zimbabwe in...

Govt corruption: 2 644 employees arrested in the last 10 years

 Police have arrested a total of 2 644 corruption cases involving government employees in the last 10 years, Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs minister Ziyambi Ziyambi has said. 

Sex pest Gumbura seeks to overturn court ruling

Jailed sex pest Robert Martin Gumbura together with his accomplices who had their application for discharge at the close of the State’s case is seeking to overturn the Magistrate’s ruling as they intend to apply...

Govt releases $6 million for Tokwe Mukosi flood victims

MASVINGO— The distraught Tokwe Mukosi flood victims who are now settled in Chingwizi are set to get their compensation money after the government through the ministry of local government released a total...

Fuel crisis: Queue brawls increase

Getting fuel in Zimbabwe’s capital can now cost you a bloodied nose, well at least if the sporadic brawls breaking out at fuel stations around Harare are anything to go by.

Police descend on drug peddlers in CBD

The Zimbabwe Republic Police on Thursday descended on drug syndicates which includes drug suppliers and drug pushers in Harare’s Central Business District . Drug peddlers have permanent features in sprouting shopping malls...

Magaya’s church accuses ZIMRA of forging documents

Prophetic Healing and Deliverance ministries (PHD) head of finance stunned the court after insinuating that the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) forged their financial statements in order to build a case against them.

Mugabe’s property up for sale

Former President Robert Mugabe’s company Gushungo Holdings is teetering on the brink of collapse following a notice in which its property is being auctioned to settle employees’ outstanding salaries. Ruby Auctions ran...

Noble Styles’ song fires shots at government

Gangly rapper Prince Butawu better known by his moniker Noble Styles has released a new single which has strong political statements triggered by the current state of the economy and political environment in the country.

MDC-A High Court ruling: party vows to defy judgment

Movement for Democratic Change has vowed to defy the High Court ruling which ordered the party to hold an extraordinary congress based on the 2014 structures and said the national elective congress...

Court refuses to release Mandiwanzira’s passport

Former Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security Minister  Supa Mandiwanzira ‘s bid to have his passport released hit a snag at the Harare Magistrate Court on Wednesday as magistrate Elijah Makomo ruled that the dates...

Reserve Bank to pay gold miners incentives

In a bid to enhance gold production in the country, Reserve Bank Of Zimbabwe through its subsidiary Fidelity Printers and Refiners  (FPR), will pay an incentive of 10% on the 45%...

MDC-A elective congress in limbo

The MDC Alliance elective congress scheduled for May 24 to May 26 is in limbo following a High Court ruling passed on Wednesday nullifying the presidency of Nelson Chamisa and declaring it...

JUST IN: High Court declares Chamisa’s presidency illegal

The High Court has on Wednesday declared Nelson Chamisa's presidency of the MDC Alliance as unconstitutional. It ordered the party to refer back to the 2014 structures .

ZIMRA losing billions to tax evaders

Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) is losing billions of dollars in revenue to companies who are evading tax, Zim Morning Post can reveal. This publication is reliably informed that ZIMRA is owed $4.5...

Tobacco farmers losing thousands of dollars to ‘middlemen’

Tobacco farmers are losing thousands of dollars from unscrupulous ‘middlemen’ who offer them low prices for their golden leaf outside and inside the auction floors in the capital, Zim Morning Post has...

Nugget Mine disaster: Mining union blames NSSA

MATOPOS- The Zimbabwe Diamond and Allied Mineral Workers Union (ZDAMWU) has claimed that the recent deaths at Nugget gold mine in Matopos  exposes the National Social Security Authority (NSSA) for not fulfilling...

Back to School: Teachers embark on ‘go slow’

There was a 'false start' to the 2019 schools second term as teachers have vowed to embark on a ‘go slow’ on opening day in a bid to compel government to  pay...

Former perm sec Gudyanga trial date set

The trial date for former permanent secretary in the ministry of Mines and Mining Development, Francis Gudyanga who is facing corruption charges has been set following the dismissal of his application for exception.

Sand poachers cause havoc in Mash Central

Sand poachers are causing havoc in Mashonaland Central Province amid serious concerns of land degradation and danger to human life. Investigations made by Zim Morning Post established that some...

Mutashu in $3000 debt wrangle

Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers (CZR) president Denford Mutashu  is embroiled in a $3000 debt wrangle with Nordship Investments who have instituted legal proceedings against him and his organisation, the Zim Morning Post has learnt.

JUST IN: ZIFA, Umbro bury hatchet

Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) has buried the hatchet with English sportswear and football equipment supplier, Umbro. This comes after ZIFA announced the consummation of a long-term partnership as the parties begin their preparations for...

Tsvangirai’s son jeered at father’s memorial

There was drama at the late Morgan Richard Tsvangirai’s memorial service last Saturday when his son Edwin was victim to loud jeers by MDC- A supporters who were against his remarks...

POTRAZ explains data tariffs increase…..as Parly summons Machengete

 Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) has been summoned to appear before the Charlton Hwende headed Parliamentary Committee on Information Communication Technology,Postal and Courier services on Monday afternoon to...

JUST IN: RBZ boss Mangudya ‘s contract renewed

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has extended Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor John Mangudya's term of office for five more years with effect from May 1. Chief secretary to the President...

Youth fund: ‘Bad apples’ derail empowerment programme

The youths’ voice is the loudest when it comes to calls for empowerment but the productive results have been dismal as evidenced by the statistics revealed by the auditor general Mildred Chiri’s...

Africa Report: Former Malawi ruling party on the verge of making history

Report by Managing Editor , Elias Mambo currently in Malawi On May 21, Malawians will exercise their democratic right and choose leaders to represent them in the National Assembly,...

Govt under pressure over passport printing backlog

 THE crisis at the passport office has caused a major headache for government compelling the department of central registry to make a rushed and unbudgeted   purchase of   three new high speed printing machines to clear...

MDC-A mayor ‘endorses’ Mnangagwa……..agrees to dialogue

Recently elected Movement For Democratic Change Alliance (MDC-A) Chitungwiza mayor Lovemore Maiko has acted in complete negation of his principal’s policies and ‘endorsed’ President Emmerson Mnangagwa and gladly accepted his invitation for...

Warriors to date Super Eagles

Zimbabwe senior soccer team The Warriors is set play a friendly match with the Super Eagles of Nigeria on June 8 as a preparatory match for the Africa Cup Of Nations (AFCON) finals slated for...

Tobacco farmers lament over decentralization of auction floors

Karoi- A bid by Tobacco Industry Marketing Board (TIMB) to open auction floors within tobacco farming regions   has not paid off as Hurungwe farmers are crying foul over poor sales and delayed...

Africa Report: Focus on South Africa elections

Last week Zim Morning Post Africa Report focused on elections in Malawi.This week, attention shifts to neighbouring South Africa whose elections will be held on May 8.A ...

World Press Freedom Day: YOJA urges govt to open the airwaves

Young Journalists  Association (YOJA) President Mlondolozi Ndlovu has called for the government of Zimbabwe to open airwaves for community radio stations in the country ahead of World Press Freedom day to be...

Bogus cops rob city boutique

Two of the six member gang who masqueraded as police officers and robbed a boutique in the capital appeared in court on Thursday. Nelson Ngwarati  and  Webster Msarurwa, appeared before...

Chamu Chiwanza mobbed at Chinhoyi university lecture

 There was chaos as students mobbed  flamboyant businessman and ZIFA board member Chamu Chiwanza and a  stampede ensued as students  jostled to have pictures taken with him at Chinhoyi University of Technology...