Tag Archives: 24 June 2014

RENAMO gunmen attack near Tete

via RENAMO gunmen attack near Tete | The Zimbabwean 23 June 2014 by AIM Gunmen of Mozambique’s former rebel movement Renamo on Saturday morning attacked the village of Matenje, in Chiuta district, in the western province of Tete, reports the Beira daily paper “Diario de Mocambique”. The gunmen vandalized the police station, the health post… Read More »

Parly concerned with funeral parlour waste

via Parly concerned with funeral parlour waste | The Zimbabwean 23 June 2014 by Nelson Sibanda The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Environment, Water, Tourism and Hospitality Industry will soon inspect facilities at funeral parlours to ensure compliance of the companies with regulations governing the disposal of waste discharged from mortuaries. Anastancia Ndhlovu, the thematic committee… Read More »

CHRA community monitors expose serious diarrhoea outbreak

via CHRA COMMUNITY MONITORS EXPOSE SERIOUS DIARRHOEA OUTBREAK IN MABVUKU by Tendai Muchada. Mabvuku residents have been hit by another deadly diarrhoea outbreak which has infected more than 900 people with women and children being the worst affected. This was revealed from our community monitoring report for the week ending Saturday the 21st of June… Read More »

Jonathan Moyo, a politically underfed narcissist

via Jonathan Moyo, a politically underfed narcissist by Tanonoka Joseph Whande | SW Radio Africa   23 June 2014 Every government in Africa has a Ministry of Information and this includes government run newspapers, radio stations, television stations and other forms of media. It was the American musician, Jim Morrison, who said that ‘whoever controls the… Read More »

Sunday Mail editor bail hearing referred to High Court

via Sunday Mail editor bail hearing referred to High Court | The Zimbabwean 23 June 2014 by Sofia Mapuranga The Sunday Mail editor, Edmund Kudakwashe Kudzayi who is being charged with “subverting a constitutional government, or alternatively, attempting to commit an act of insurgency, banditry, sabotage or terrorism” has been referred to the High Court… Read More »

Prison officer joins fight against death-sentence

via Prison officer joins fight against death-sentence | The Zimbabwean 18 June 2014 by Brenna Matendere Local sculptor Innocent Magwere, who is also a staffer at Hwahwa medium security prison, has produced a wood sculpture protesting against the death sentence. Entitled “No Trinity” the piece depicts a man with a noose around his neck and… Read More »

Cross border traders expose kids to rape

via Cross border traders expose kids to rape 22 June 2014 WHILE some of Zimbabwe’s enterprising mothers traverse borders trying to fend for their children, it has emerged they could in fact be exposing their girl offspring to male sex predators back home. This was revealed by an inter-ministerial cabinet team mandated by government to… Read More »

Zinara targets 14 additional tollgates

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Zinara targets 14 additional tollgates 23 June 2014 Government will this year commission 14 additional tollgates on highways across the country under a broad fund raising initiative for road upgrades and construction. A senior official in the Ministry of transport said the decision was made following indications that revenue was not… Read More »

Senior official plays down corruption

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Senior official plays down corruption reported at Nursing school 20 February 2014 In response to Shocking recruitment ‘corruption’ at Gwanda School of Nursing, Clement Nyathi who is employed as a Senior Tutor at the Nursing School shot down the reports earlier made by this paper that prospective students were being made… Read More »

Council gives aged residents two weeks eviction notice from rented houses

via Bulawayo24 NEWS | Council gives aged residents two weeks eviction notice from rented houses 23 June 2014 The Municipality of Gwanda has issued occupants of council houses in the Old Jahunda Township with two week notices to move out of the council houses they have been renting for fourteen years.According to an eviction notice… Read More »

Tertiary institutions top new HIV infections

via Tertiary institutions top new HIV infections | The Herald June 23, 2014 by Munyaradzi Musiiwa HIGHER and tertiary education institutions have the highest rate of new HIV infections, the National AIDS Council (NAC) has said. In an interview on the sidelines of a workshop to train HIV and Aids focal persons in tertiary institutions… Read More »

Re-introduce practicals: President

via Re-introduce practicals: President | The Herald June 23, 2014 by Paidamoyo Chipunza Government is working on re-introducing practical subjects in schools to complement the theoretical education already offered, President Mugabe has said. The President was speaking at a mass held for the late Roman Catholic priest and founder of Silveira House, Father John Dove… Read More »

Economy first, succession later: Chinamasa

via Economy first, succession later: Chinamasa | The Herald June 23, 2014 by Farirai Machivenyika ZIMBABWEANS should not focus on succession-related issues and personalities and direct their energy towards economic revival, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa has said. Officially launching The Source, an online business news website on Friday last week, Minister Chinamasa said debate around… Read More »

37 illegal Ethiopian immigrants nabbed

via 37 illegal Ethiopian immigrants nabbed | The Herald June 23, 2014 by Thupeyo Muleya Beitbridge Bureau Police have intercepted 37 illegal Ethiopian immigrants as they made their way to South Africa through an illegal entry point along the Limpopo River. The police officer commanding Beitbridge district Chief Superintend Patrick Majuta last Friday said the… Read More »

Millions at risk of food insecurity in Zimbabwe? Or not? How the dire predictions were confounded by a good harvest

via Millions at risk of food insecurity in Zimbabwe? Or not? How the dire predictions were confounded by a good harvest | zimbabweland 23 June 2014 Last September I critiqued the assumptions behind the prediction that 2.2 million people would be needing food aid. In order to raise funds and galvanise attention, international agencies, local… Read More »

Chitown residents lambast Matiza over demolitions

via Chitown residents lambast Matiza over demolitions – NewsDay Zimbabwe. 23 June 2014 by Phillip Chidavaenzi June 23, 2014 in News CHITUNGWIZA residents have described threats by Local Government deputy minister Biggie Joel Matiza to continue with the planned demolition of illegal structures in the dormitory town as “immature, reckless and misguided”, considering that they… Read More »

Bulawayo’s only radiographer dies

via Bulawayo’s only radiographer dies – NewsDay Zimbabwe. 23 June 2014 by Silas Nkala   BULAWAYO’s only government-employed radiographer, Edwin Mahala Ndlovu, who was based at Mpilo Central Hospital, has died, leaving only one such practitioner based in Harare. SILAS NKALA He was 73. Ndlovu, a former Zipra combatant, died at Mpilo on June 16… Read More »

Auxillia Mnangagwa targets prison officers

via Auxillia Mnangagwa targets prison officers – NewsDay Zimbabwe. 23 June 2014 by Stephen Chadenga ZANU PF central committee member Auxillia Mnangagwa has engaged female prison officers and spouses of male officers in income-generating projects, which she says are in line with her party’s emporwement programmes. STEPHEN CHADENGA Auxillia, who is Justice minister Emmerson Mnangagwa’s… Read More »