Senior Reporter LOCAL Government Deputy Minister, Cde Christopher Chingosho, survived by a whisker after he was involved in a car crash near Kwekwe in which he miraculously escaped with moderate injuries. His official black SUV vehicle’s front was left extensively damaged. Cde Chingosho, who is also the Member of National Assembly for Headlands, was returning […]
Samuel Kadungure and Luthando Mapepa AN estimated 600 squatters at Smithfield Farm in Chipinge have clashed with the police as they resist eviction, claiming entitlement over the land. The families are also demanding compensation in a move that has derailed the smooth flow of a blitz aimed at flushing out more than 7 000 illegal […]
Samuel Kadungure Senior Reporter THOUSANDS of farmers in lower Nyanga are set to benefit from an out-grower scheme in which they will produce unique tomato brands and various fruits for beneficiation at Best Fruit Processor (BBJ) (Pvt) Limited. The company is a joint venture between Agricultural and Rural Development Authority (ARDA) and Beitbridge Juicing (Pvt) […]
Abel Zhakata A PROMINENT Mutare dealer lost $17 000 to four illegal diamond panners who lured him to the Chiadzwa diamond fields on the pretext of selling him some precious gems but later robbed him in broad daylight.
OFFICER Commanding Manicaland Police, Senior Assistant Commissioner Doroth Kupara has filed criminal charges against former Zifa Women Soccer League board member, Cecilia Gambe, for allegedly abusing her authority to extort money from rank marshals.
Samuel Kadungure Senior Reporter THE 2017-18 tobacco planting season has started with commercial farmers in Manicaland having so far planted about 2 300 hectares of the projected target that was reviewed to 23 000ha following a sharp increase in registered growers. Statistics from the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board this week showed that 14 012 growers […]
Senior Reporter PROVINCIAL Education Director for Manicaland, Mr Edward Shumba, escaped unscathed when his vehicle was involved in a head-on collision with a kombi along Mutare-Harare Highway last Friday. Mr Shumba’s vehicle was extensively damaged. In an interview, Mr Shumba, confirmed the accident and said he was admitted in hospital for two days as doctors monitored […]
Lovemore Kadzura Rusape Correspondent AN unrepentant burglar who broke into offices at the Rusape Magistrates’ Courts where he was performing community service and stole money as well as stationery was jailed for 10 years. Shorai Pleasant Doriro (21) of House Number 54, Vengere was performing community service for spate of unlawful entry convictions when he […]
Lovemore Kadzura A Rusape man is lucky to be alive after he escaped a fire that gutted down a Rusape house which he was sleeping in during the early hours of Tuesday morning last week.