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Simbarashe Mumbengegwi Harare Bureau CHINA has cancelled a number of Zimbabwe’s debts, with Foreign Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi and China’s Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Ming signing a protocol to seal the cancellation. ...

Advocate Jacob Mudenda Peter Matika, Senior Reporter SPEAKER of the National Assembly Advocate Jacob Mudenda has expressed displeasure with the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) and the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission, saying both organisations were undermining the Parliament of Zimbabwe, by failing to attend or represent themselves effectively at crucial electoral...

Chronicle editor Innocent Madonko, acting general manager Mr Shadreck Chikamhi (far right) handing over a present to Mr Marks Shayamano at a farewell party on Friday while Sunday News editor Limukani Ncube looks on Tanaka Mrewa, Sunday News Reporter ZIMPAPERS Southern Region (formerly Bulawayo Branch) on Friday held a farewell dinner for outgoing general manager Mr Marks...

President Robert Mugabe Harare Bureau PRESIDENT Mugabe has signed into law the National Competitiveness Commission Act which will see the establishment of the National Competitiveness Commission to regulate ethical business conduct in Zimbabwe. The new legislation repeals the National Incomes and Pricing Act. According to a Government Gazette published last Friday: “The...

Tinomuda Chakanyuka, Senior Reporter EIGHTEEN prisoners, 15 of them Zimbabweans escaped a jail in Botswana in January by literally walking through a hole on one of the fences while armed prison guards were watching, it has been established. ...

Christian Katsande Leonard Ncube in Victoria Falls THE Government has moved an inch closer to implementing the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) with a delegation from China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) in the country to inspect the designated areas to come up with a master plan. ...

Minister Patrick Zhuwawo Harare Bureau THE Ministry of Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment paid close to US$10 million to idle workers last year, while US$4 million from the Youth Development and Employment Creation fund could not be accounted for. ...

Vusumuzi Dube, Municipal Reporter BULAWAYO City Council top officials are reportedly in trouble and have attracted an audit investigation after they allegedly had the finance department deposit back funds they had paid as part of their vehicle loan repayments. ...

Thokozani Khupe Nduduzo Tshuma, Political Editor A fresh factional storm is brewing within the MDC-T with reports that party national organising secretary Mr Abednico Bhebhe told a meeting last Saturday that three Members of Parliament from a rival faction will be blocked from contesting in the 2018 elections. ...

Loveness Mpofu, Sunday News Reporter A BULAWAYO man who was driving a South Africa-registered Toyota Quantum without a driver’s licence and proper documents for the car, has been arrested after he fled a roadblock before he later kidnapped a 17-year-old girl and spent a night with her. ...