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Residents Confront City Of Byo Over Perennial Water Crisis

By Staff Reporter Bulawayo residents have given a one-week ultimatum to the local authority to fix and address the country’s second largest city’s perennial water crisis at a time when the southern African country is grappling with a devastating cholera…

War Vets Fume Over Neglect Of Their Children By Govt

By Lorraine Gugulethu Ndebele The Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) have complained over nonpayment of fees payment for their children enrolled at tertiary institutions saying the prevailing situation constitutes failure by government to fulfill its obligations. In a…

Zim Authorities Face International Criticism Over Harassment of Human Rights Lawyers

By Staff Reporter The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) and Lawyers for Lawyers (L4L) have expressed their appreciation for the decision of Zimbabwean authorities to drop charges against human rights lawyers Douglas Coltart and Tapiwa Muchineripi. However, concerns…

NRZ Train Derails Between Mutare-Machipanda, 3 Crew Members Trapped To Death

Three National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) workers died yesterday evening after a Mozambique bound train derailed between Mutare and Machipanda, the company has announced. In a statement on Tuesday morning, NRZ said the cause of the derailment is not yet…

Slain Activist Moreblessing Ali to Finally Receive Dignified Burial

By Staff Reporter The family of Moreblessing Ali, the slain Citizens Coalition for Change activist, has announced plans to lay her to rest following the release of their lawyer, Job Sikhala, from over one year and eight months of pre-trial…

Court Stops Eviction Of Masvingo Villagers

Masvingo Magistrate Ivy Jawona has stopped the eviction of some villagers, who had been ordered to vacate their homesteads after they were convicted for illegally occupying state land. The villagers, who reside in Masvingo province, are victims of a fresh…

Russian Scientists Close To Creating Cancer Vaccines

President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russian scientists were close to creating vaccines for cancer that could soon be available to patients. Putin said in televised comments that “we have come very close to the creation of so-called cancer vaccines…

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Carter Centre Calls for Sweeping Reforms Following 2023 Zimbabwe Elections

By A Correspondent In a scathing report released yesterday, the United States based Carter Centre has urged the Zimbabwean government to undertake comprehensive reforms including amending the Electoral Act in order to give the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission more autonomy. The…

Top Harare Schools Sued For Withholding Students Results

TWO of Zimbabwe’s elite schools have been sued by parents of some aggrieved students, who have challenged their decision to withhold their Ordinary Level and Advanced Level examination results over outstanding tuition fees. Gateway High School, which is based in…

Zimbabwe To Abolish Death Penalty

HARARE, Feb 7 (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s cabinet on Tuesday agreed to abolish the death penalty following months of debate in parliament, choosing instead to impose lengthy prison sentences for the worst offences. The cabinet passed a private member’s bill introduced…