FORMER State Enterprises and Parastatals minister Gorden Moyo has challenged President Robert Mugabe to show his sincerity in tackling obscene salaries earned by parastatal, State entity and local authority bosses by setting up an independent commission to probe endemic corruption in the country.
THE turmoil in MDC-T continues to deepen with the deputy treasurer-general Elton Mangoma yesterday vowing to ignore the national council's decision to suspend him for calling on party leader Morgan Tsvangirai to step down.
MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday claimed that former St Mary's legislator, Job Sikhala had approached him with view of returning to the mainstream party. However Sikhala immediately rubbished off the claims saying Tsvangirai was overexcited and lying. Addressing a rally in Mabvuku on Sunday, Tsvangirai claimed that Sikhala had called him indicating his intention to bounce back into the M
MDC-T secretary-general, Tendai Biti faces suspension and expulsion from the party for coming to the defence of suspended deputy-treasurer general, Elton Mangoma who has been agitating for president Morgan Tsvangirai to step down. Douglas Mwonzora, the party spokesperson yesterday said Biti could be charged for communicating messages contradicting the MDC-T's position on Mangoma. Sources in the p
A SISTER-IN-CHARGE at the United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH)'s Forester Ward appeared at the Bulawayo Magistrates' Court last week facing charges of selling expired Amphotericin B drugs to a patient.Patricia Malemane Dube (59) of New Magwegwe in Bulawayo appeared before magistrate Gladmore Mushove facing two charges - one of illegally selling drugs and another of selling expired drugs at UBH on Marc
A CHIREDZI father and his brother who killed his daughter's boyfriend were last week jailed for 14 and nine years respectively for murder.The father Salani Tshenzele (51), who was aged 38 years at the time of the commission of the offence in 2000 was jailed for 14 years, while his younger brother Philimon Lisenga (45), who was aged 32 years then, got a nine-year jail term for killing Joe Enock Si
A defiant Gwanda Municipal Councillor for ward 9 Thulani Moyo says that he does not need anyone to approve any "developmental" work he needs to do in the ward.Councillor Moyo was speaking at a tense meeting which had a clash of bookings between the Councillor and the Residents Association. The Interim Residents Association called for a meeting which was cleared with the police and incidentally Cou
AN allegedly abusive Gwanda man has been brought before the courts to answer charges of physically abusing his 14-year-old Grade Five son over poor results.Abdala Mwamadi (44) of Flat 6A Spitzkop in Gwanda pleaded guilty to charges of physical abuse when he appeared before Gwanda magistrate Olivia Mashava Mashaire.He was remanded out of custody and will be sentenced today.According to court docum
FORMER State Enterprises and Parastatals minister Gorden Moyo has challenged President Robert Mugabe to show his sincerity in tackling obscene salaries earned by parastatal, State entity and local authority bosses by setting up an independent commission to probe endemic corruption in the country."If he is serious about corruption, then he should today set up a commission like the Sandura Commissi
WASHINGTON DC - Ernest Dhlamini of Mbabane city, Swaziland, was circumcised in 2006, to enjoy what he calls a clean life.Dhlamini says he is worried that a large number of men circumcised under current programmes funded by international organisations, are now abandoning condoms and engaging in unsafe sex. He says this is a blow to programmes implemented in 2009 by some African countries in an eff
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