The Herald Zimbabwe's largest daily newspaper Sat, 22 Sep 2018 02:01:31 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 The Herald 32 32 EDITORIAL COMMENT: Ball in Kirsty Coventry’s court Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:05:44 +0000 PRESIDENT Mnangagwa’s decision to appoint the country’s most decorated Olympian, Kirsty Coventry, as the new Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation Minister has received widespread support as a masterstroke. The 35-year-old is a celebrated achiever who defied the odds in her sport as a swimmer, and took on the world to become one of the greatest […]]]> 0 ‘Presidential inputs should benefit all’ Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:05:00 +0000 Acting President Kembo Mohadi has said the Presidential Inputs Support Scheme should benefit all small-scale farmers countrywide regardless of their political affiliation to ensure national food security.]]> 0 UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2018 . . . Articulating Zim’s unique selling points Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:04:58 +0000 Nobleman Runyanga Correspondent For the first time in 37 years Zimbabwe is represented at the ongoing United Nations General Assembly summit by a new leader, President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who represents a refreshingly different political and economic trajectory. For President Mnangagwa and Zimbabwe this is not only a moment of global pride. It is an opportune […]]]> 0 MUSONA STARTS IN EUROPA . . . The smiling Assassin regains place Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:04:37 +0000 ZIMBABWE captain Knowledge Musona bounced back to the starting line-up for Anderlecht but was unable to inspire the Belgians giants to victory as they began their Europa League campaign with a defeat away to Spartak Trnava away in Slovakia on Thursday night.]]> 0 Govt disburses $20m for fuel imports Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:04:17 +0000 GOVERNMENT has disbursed $20 million towards the importation of fuel as it moves to ease the supply gap across the country, which has seen some towns suffering temporary shortages resulting in queues at filling stations.]]> 0 TRAPPED IN THE PAST AND HAUNTED BY THE FUTURE Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:04:10 +0000 FOR some, this past Wednesday marked the day the music died 48 years ago, when the life of a rock and roll legend came to an abrupt end in London. Jimi Hendrix was only 27 when he died on September 18, 1970, and had only been part of the global mainstream music for just four years.]]> 0 9 Zimbabweans perish in SA bus crash Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:03:44 +0000 Thupeyo Muleya Beitbridge Bureau Nine Zimbabweans, among them a toddler, were killed yesterday when the bus they were travelling in was involved in an accident along the N1 Highway outside Polokwane City, Limpopo Province in South Africa. It is reported that the victims were passengers in an Intercape bus that was travelling from Harare to […]]]> 0 ‘Adhere to basic hygiene principles to fight cholera’ Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:03:44 +0000 Zimbabwe declared a cholera outbreak in Harare after it was first reported on September 6 in Glen View and Budiriro, the epicentre of the disease which has since claimed 33 lives and affected nearly 8 000 people. Swift response by the Government and the private sector has helped to contain the outbreak, dousing fears of a repeat of the 2008 cholera outbreak which killed more than 4 000 people. Here, our Senior Health Reporter, Paidamoyo Chipunza (PC) speaks to newly-appointed Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo (OM) on the outbreak. ]]> 0 No rest for ED in the Big Apple Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:03:37 +0000 President Mnangagwa is on a mission to turn Zimbabwe into a middle-income economy in 12 short years. And the frenetic pace at which he is working in New York this week reflects how tight that timeline is.]]> 0 Masango takes over from Mudede Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:03:29 +0000 President Mnangagwa yesterday appointed Mr Clemence Masango as the new Registrar- General among five new senior appointments in the civil service. Mr Masango takes over from Mr Tobaiwa Mudede, who was retired on Wednesday along with eight others.]]> 0 Security services watchdog on cards Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:03:24 +0000 Zvamaida Murwira Senior Reporter Government will soon constitute an independent body aimed at reviewing and investigating complaints against the security arms of the State in line with the Constitution, a senior official has said. Secretary for Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Mrs Virginia Mabiza said the Ninth Parliament would be seized with the alignment of […]]]> 0 MAIN CARTOON 22 SEPTEMBER 2018 Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:03:22 +0000 ]]> 0 Glen View school resumes classes Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:03:18 +0000 Government has allowed Glen View 5 Primary School to resume classes after its senior officials and Harare City Council were satisfied with the interventions taken to fight a cholera outbreak that has claimed 33 lives so far. ]]> 0 Vendors, cops in a battle of wits Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:03:03 +0000 The move by the police and Harare City Council to remove street vendors in a bid to contain the cholera outbreak which has claimed 32 lives and affected some 3 000 other people has elicited mixed reactions. ]]> 0 They love their blankets. . . but Bulawayo also knows how to party Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:02:58 +0000 If you land in Bulawayo on a Wednesday or Thursday evening you may soon want to get on the next flight back.]]> 0