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We Will Defend Ourselves, Says Zanu PF Ahead of 31 July Protests

Zanu PF has warned organisers of the 31 July protests that its members will not sit ‘idle-by’ while they are being attacked saying as a party they have a right to defend themselves. Addressing journalists at the end of the Zanu PF extra-ordinary politburo meeting yesterday, Zanu PF Acting Spokesperson Patrick Chinamasa said there wont […]

President Mnangagwa Castigates MDC Alliance

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has castigated the MDC Alliance for seeking space in an area that is controlled by the ruling Zanu PF. Speaking during the Zanu PF 341 Politburo meeting at the party headquarters President Mnangagwa said political parties should express their governing capacities on correct platforms. “In between these years, I urge political parties […]

Mwonzora Rubbishes Bribery Claims

MDC-T Secretary-General Douglas Mwonzora has dismissed as total rubbish allegations that councillors and legislators are clandestinely paying bribes to avoid expulsion from Council and Parliament respectively. Speaking to 263Chat, Mwonzora said allegations of bribe are part of a smear campaign against the upcoming Extra-Ordinary Congress. “That is total rubbish. This issue about bribery is part […]

Political Posturing Not Helpful- Minister Mutsvangwa

Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister, Monica Mutsvangwa has called on politicians to be responsible through their actions during the Covid-19 pandemic. In a media brief yesterday, Mutsvangwa said the country cannot afford to be reckless in the midst of the pandemic which is threatening lives. “Zimbabweans, we are in the midst of an existential […]

’31 July The Last Straw For Mnangagwa’

The Movement for Democratic Change Alliance (MDCA) is pinning its hope on the scheduled 31 July demonstration that President Emerson Mnangagwa will be ousted from office. The party’s youth assembly spokesperson, Stephen Chuma said the demonstration is certainly going to mark the end of Mnangagwa’s short but ‘brutal dictatorship’. “In his short spell as the […]

China Release US$2 Million Grant For Cyclone Idai Recovery

The Chinese government under the South-South Cooperation Assistance Fund has provided additional assistance to victims of Cyclone Idai through a reconstruction fund aimed at rebuilding schools and clinics. The USD$2million grant will be implemented under the just launched Post Disaster Restoration Assistance after Cyclone Idai in Zimbabwe project, targeted at assisting rebuilding efforts of affected […]

Police Dismiss Letter On 31 July Anti-Sanctions Protest

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has dismissed as fake a letter circulating on social media suggesting that they had sanctioned a 31 July demonstration in Harare by the Zimbabwe Anti-Sanctions Movement. Posting on their Twitter handle, the ZRP said the letter was forged with the stamp not from the Police Chief Superintendent. “Harare CBD and […]

Zimbabwe Receives US$1.4 Million Risk Insurance Payout

Minister of Finance Professor Mthuli Ncube says government is taking proactive measures to cushioning its fiscus against natural disasters, after a risk insurance company made an insurance payout worth over US$1 million, targeted at food insecure communities. The African Risk Capacity Insurance Company Limited (ARC Ltd) made payouts of US$1.4 million to the Government of […]

Chasi Inaugurates Swiss Embassy Solar Project

Harare, 09 July 2020 – On Monday 06 July, the Minister of Energy and Power Development, Hon. Fortune Chasi and the Ambassador of Switzerland, Mr. Niculin Jäger inaugurated the Swiss Embassy solar project in Harare. The project is one of the Swiss Government’s largest solar facilities in the region at its Embassy and residences that […]