Vic Falls bridge set for crucial upgrade

Victoria Falls Bridge

from DANIEL JONES in Victoria FallsVICTORIA FALLS -THE iconic but outdated Victoria Falls Bridge is set for a much-needed facelift pending an agreement between the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) and a Turkish railway contractor. Turkish Warpi Merkezy, a leading railway construction company with projects in Africa is doing a needs assessment with a...

Harare sits on ticking cholera time bomb

City of Harare

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in HarareHARARE - DENOUNCED as a human rights violation, the water shortages in Zimbabwe’s capital city - Harare have raised fears of an outbreak of cholera similar to the one that killed over 4 000 people more than a decade ago. Human rights groups have urged the central government and the...

Reprieve for Zimbabwean NGOs


from DANAI MWARUMBWA in HarareHARARE - THE High Court of Zimbabwe has ordered government agents to stop interfering with or stopping the operations of non-governmental organisations (NGOs). This is a major victory for these organisations that for years have endured clampdowns by government. High Court Judge Justice Esther Muremba has ruled...

Zimbabwe retains waiver on tourism taxes

Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA)

from DANIEL JONES in Victoria FallsVICTORIA FALLS - ZIMBABWE has withheld a suspension on Value Added Tax (VAT) payable on selected goods and services in the tourism sector. This is part of government efforts to promote domestic tourism and revive the sector. Tourism Minister, Nqobizitha Ndlovu, confirmed the development in the...

Church has oddly deserted worship at the mountain


True Gospel with SAVIOUS-PARKER KWINIKAMY heart bleeds profusely as the church today completely departs from Jehovah's teachings and instructions. It boggles the mind seeing Lucifer and his forces of darkness easily deceive believers. Yet we all know the Sovereign Lord, who is Jehovah God, is always with us and protecting us.

Zimbabwe targets sports to revive economy

Victoria Falls Adventure Golf. File photo

from DANIEL JONES in Victoria FallsVICTORIA FALLS - ZIMBABWE is pinning its hopes on sport to revive the tourism industry in the wake of successive coronavirus-19 induced lockdowns. Sports Tourism Incorporation is organizing a three-day sports extravaganza to be staged in Victoria Falls between September 24 and 26. Golf, tennis, mountain...

Global South pledges to end hunger in Zimbabwe

Maize in Zim

from DANAI MWARUMBWA in HarareHARARE - THE United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) acknowledges the Global South’s contribution to alleviate food insecurity and malnutrition in Zimbabwe. This acknowledgement coincides with International Day of South-South Cooperation, marked on September 12. South-South cooperation refers to the technical cooperation among developing countries in the...

False prophets are on the prowl


True Gospel with SAVIOUS-PARKER KWINIKAMANY prophets shall rise. A majority of them will be fake. Their intentions are to mislead Jehovah's children. This is for their selfish interests. Matthew 24:11 of the NASB 1995 confirms this: "Many false prophets will arise and will mislead many," while the Contemporary English Version says: "Many false prophets...

COVID-19 case at women’s cricket tourney

Women cricket

from ODIRILE TOTENG in Gaborone, BotswanaGABORONE - DESPITE the threat of the coronavirus, hosts Botswana, Cameroon and Eswatini are eager to make an impression when they compete in the qualifiers for the International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 World Cup for the first time. The trio will contest the Africa qualifiers alongside eight other countries...

Zimbabwe violations attributed to Zambia polls

Zimbabwe Peace Project

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in HarareHARARE - THE opposition’s win in Zambia’s recent election has been identified as the reason behind the charged political atmosphere in neighbouring Zimbabwe. A human rights group reports the developments in Zambia also had a hand in the human rights violations that have persisted, mostly blamed on the ruling Zimbabwe...