Post Reporters SPECULATION was this week rife that the Minister of State for Manicaland Provincial Affairs, Cde Mandi Chimene, had fled the country after the military this week rounded up what it described as criminals around President Mugabe. Cde Chimene has been one of the vocal figures in calling for the purging of axed Vice-President […]
Samuel Kadungure Senior Reporter THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) registered 147 289 people in the second phase of the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) blitz – bringing the number of registered voters for the 2018 elections in Manicaland to about 312 213. The second phase covered Nyanga, Mutasa and Mutare North started on October 29 and […]
Samuel Kadungure Senior Reporter HEAVY rains falling in Manicaland have put up to half of the province’s wheat production at risk of quality downgrades, as prolonged moisture and harvesting could damage yields. A fall in grain quality means less returns on investment. Wheat is sensitive to moisture and the repeated rains and resultant excess humidity […]
Abel Zhakata Senior Weekender Reporter SCORES of irate residents in Sakubva’s Mcgrecors section besieged an apartment in the neighbourhood Monday morning baying for the blood of a tenant whom they accused of forcing her husband to commit suicide because of her promiscuous ways.
Abel Zhakata Senior Reporter MORE than 500 farmers thronged Kaja Farm in Vumba last Friday for an impressive Prime Seedco field day that acted as an eye-opener for serious horticultural farmers in the district and beyond. Apart from exhibiting a variety of crops at the farm, chief among them tomatoes, the field day also presented itself […]
Fungayi Munyoro Post Correspondent National Aids Council Manicaland provincial manager, Mr Laurence Nhau Kupara, who died last Saturday at Baines Avenue Hospital, received an emotional send off during his burial at Warren Hills Cemetery in Harare on Tuesday. A church service was held at his parents’ home in Glen Norah A, where thousands of people […]
Freedom Mutanda Post Correspondent There are times when the death of a person elicits pain but for Cde Mavhundu aka Henry Hanyani Hlahla, his children, relatives, colleagues and friends celebrate the passing on of a legend whose forthright attitude and frankness endeared him to friends and foes alike. Born in 1932 at Tuzuka in Chief […]
Weekender Reporter A 32- year-old Chimanimani man, Edmore Matsekete, hanged himself to death after he could not take pressure from people who were allegedly accusing him of raping a 10-year-old girl. Police have confirmed the incident.
Blessing Rwizi Post Correspondent A MUTARE woman, suspected to be mentally-challenged, struggled with labour pains in full glare of an unconcerned public at Sakubva Musika on Tuesday, resulting in her delivering a macerated still birth. The unidentified woman was carrying a baby boy.
Cletus Mushanawani News Editor AXED Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa ignored my advice and warnings, and instead chose to be used and later dumped by the likes of fired war veterans and other senior Zanu-PF members, whom he believed were anointing him as a successor to President Mugabe, says Minister of State for Manicaland Provincial Affairs, Cde […]