Vice President Constantino Chiwenga’s wife’s conspicuous absence has finally been explained following reports that her marriage to the former Army General has hit the rocks. Marry was chased from their Borrowdale home after cheating poisoning accusations. The country’s second lady Mary Chiwenga was recently served with a directive to vacate their Borrowdale home by her …

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esther gwena delivers 250 babies

The floor is dusty, the walls filthy and the furniture decrepit, but for two weeks last month a tiny flat in a Harare township was transformed into a maternity clinic where scores of babies were born. Its owner, 69-year-old Esther Gwena, says she helped to deliver 250 infants as Zimbabwe’s health sector tottered — a …

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Former Heath and Child Care Minister David Parirenyatwa has appeared in court facing a charge of criminal abuse of office after his actions allegedly resulted in the State losing $30 000 paid to two managing directors at the National Pharmaceutical Company (NatPharm). Parirenyatwa (68), who was arrested this morning, was formally charged under Section 174 …

Informal housing areas without running water have mushroomed, and basic infrastructure has collapsed due to years of neglect. The death toll from a cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe has risen to 24, with first-line antibiotics struggling to treat the disease, which has spread from the capital, a World Health Organisation report said Thursday. “A cumulative of …

Zimbabwe’s so-called fear gap has returned as the southern African nation’s currency crisis shows little sign of abating six weeks on from disputed elections. Stocks in Harare, the capital, have long traded above their fundamental value. Zimbabweans are rushing into the market to buy shares as a hedge against inflation, which is accelerating as the …

Zimbabwe have announced their squads for the back-to-back limited-overs and Test series away to South Africa and Bangladesh scheduled for September-November. The southern Africa neighbours will face off in three one-day international (ODI) matches and as many Twenty20 international (T20I) games, before Zimbabwe proceed to Bangladesh for three ODIs and two Tests. With Brendan Taylor, …

By Staff Reporter FORMER Health and Child Care Minister David Parirenyatwa has been arrested on alleged abuse of office. He was Thursday morning being held by detectives at the Serious Frauds Squads in Harare. Loading… Details of his arrest were still not yet clear. Parirenyatwa is among some senior ministers who were dropped from cabinet …

A 9-year old boy from Inyathi drowned after slipping into a gully at Poland dam in Maqaqeni this Sunday, an incident which has traumatised residents of the area. According to a police report, Sanele Mkhwananzi slipped into the gully around 12 noon. He had left to go fishing with three age mates who then ran …