Mnangagwa to release Motlanthe Commission report next week

President Emmerson Mnangagwa today said he is releasing the report of the Commission of Inquiry into the 1 August violence next week. The commission, which was chaired by former South African President Kgalema Motlanthe, had until 19 December to conclude its work. Six people were killed during the violence and post mortem reports said they died of gun-shot wounds. The hearings of the commission were public and the military denied that it had killed any of the six. There were fears that Mnangagwa would not release the report and the…

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Health fears for Kembo Mohadi after he misses Mnangagwa Bulawayo arrival

Vice President Kembo Mohadi was curiously absent when President Emmerson Mnangagwa landed in Bulawayo on Thursday – triggering fresh speculation about his health. Mohadi’s Matabeleland South Province is hosting the annual Zanu PF conference in Esigodini, and as the most senior official in the province, the former Beitbridge East MP was expected to receive Mnangagwa at the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport. Instead, it was Vice President Constantino Chiwenga who welcomed Mnangagwa to Bulawayo when he landed some 20 minutes ahead of his appointed time of landing. The ailing Mohadi,…

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LIVE BLOG: ZANU-PF CONFERENCE 2018-DAY 1

The Herald 1045: PRESIDENT Mnangagwa is today expected to officially open the 17th Zanu-PF Annual National People’s Conference in Esigodini, Matabeleland South. Delegates are already seated at Mzingwane High School, the conference venue. Zanu-PF National Chairperson Cde Oppah Muchinguri yesterday said the conference was critical for introspection and mapping the way forward for the country’s economic recovery. “We’re excited to be in Matabeleland South during this time of the year after an eventful year. It’s important that we’re meeting to introspect, share ideas, look at our strengths and our weaknesses…

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VID to inspect cars in fuel queues..”Unroadworthy vehicles will be confiscated on the spot”

The Vehicle Inspection Department (VID) is alleged to have embarked on an exercise in partnership with councils and police to inspect vehicles as queuing for fuel. This reportedly comes against a background of fatal road accidents especially last month where hundreds of lives were claimed. Speaking during a two-day Traffic Safety seminar in Chinhoyi, a VID official said such measures were necessary so as to preserve lives during this year’s festive season. “Many cars are not roadworthy with some having even both headlights not working. Some have no brakes or…

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LIVE: 17th Zanu-PF Annual National People’s Conference

The Chronicle 11:35 – Cde Mpofu invites the party’s chairman Cde Muchinguri to the podium. She welcomes everyone to the conference. “I feel humbled to be chairing this conference and look forward to your support and cooperation.” 11:20 – Party Secretary for Administration Cde Obert Mpofu takes to the podium… He introduces delegates province by province. 11:16 – Zanu-PF national political commissar Engelbert Rugeje takes to the podium…chants “2023 ED pfeee!” He welcomes delegates to the Conference. 11:14 – Prayer moment by Bishop Mutendi of Zion Christian Church. Bishop Mutendi…

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Prostitute dumps baby in toilet

On Dec 14, 2018 16,768 1 By Michael Magoronga A Silobela sex worker has appeared in court for dumping her newborn baby girl in a toilet. The baby later died on admission to Kwekwe District Hospital. File picture of a commercial sex worker Rumbidzai Ndlovu (20) of Village Cetshwayo under Chief Malisa in Silobela appeared before Kwekwe Magistrate Mr Tayengwa Sangster charged with infanticide and was remanded in custody to December 14 for sentencing. For the State, Mr Devine Chakombewa said Ndlovu was staying at Springvest Lodge at Crossroads Business…

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England have a diamond in Foden

On Dec 14, 2018 6,755 0 Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has showered Phil Foden with praise after the teenager impressed in the 2-1 win over Hoffenheim in the Champions League soccer tie on Wednesday. Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has showered Phil Foden with praise after the teenager impressed in the 2-1 win over Hoffenheim in the Champions League The 18-year-old midfielder has found game time hard to come by since graduating from City’s academy in 2017, but he was handed a rare start in midweek against the German…

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Young Warriors clinch silver at Cosafa

Zimbabwe’s Young Warriors will have to wait for another year to add on to their record at the MOPANI Copper Mines COSAFA Under-20 Championships after they went down to South Africa following a penalty shoot-out at Nkana Stadium, in Kitwe, Zambia. Junior Nyamuziwa of Zimbabwe evades challenge from Lebo Mkhuma of South Africa during the 2018 COSAFA U20 Championship Final Football Match between South Africa and Zimbabwe at Nkana Stadium in Kitwe on 13 December 2018 ©Chris Ricco/BackpagePix The match had ended 1-1 in regulation time. But it is the…

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RG condemns provincial registry office

By Rumbidzayi Zinyuke The Manicaland provincial registry office is not a safe place to store important personal information owing to the dilapidated state of the infrastructure, Registrar-General Mr Clemence Masango has said. Registrar-General Mr Clemence Masango The department has not constructed any permanent buildings to house the registry in years and uses temporary wood cabins for offices. Mr Masango recently said the state of the structures at the registry was embarrassing and did not reflect the importance of the institution. Related Articles “This happens to be the only provincial registry…

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