Gold miners want international rates

HARARE – The Zimbabwe Miners Federation (ZMF) yesterday called on the government to peg its new gold remuneration framework in line with prevailing international rates, saying that the new offer of a fixed US$45 per gramme will be difficult…

Abductions: Women petition ZHRC, ZGC

VARIOUS women’s organisation have petitioned the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC), the Zimbabwe Gender Commission (ZGC) and the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) to launch an independent investigation into the…

NSSA relief for employers

THE National Social Security Authority (Nssa) has given relief to employers by deferring payment of increased levies to June 1 instead of the beginning of the year to cushion companies negatively affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

ED slams MDC demonstrations

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday launched a thinly-veiled attack on the MDC — warning the country’s main opposition party against staging protests aimed at attracting international attention, the Daily News reports.

Domestic violence on the increase

THE national Gender-Based Violence (GBV) hotline has recorded a 90 percent increase in cases of violence since the beginning of the national lockdown introduced to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus (Covid-19).

Misa in plea to govt

THE Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa) has appealed to the government to set up a fund to assist media outlets that have been hit hard by the effects of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

Embassy to repatriate 400 Zimbos

THE embassy of Zimbabwe in South Africa, through a partnership with the Founder of Bigtime Strategic Group, Justice Maphosa, is set to repatriate 400 Zimbabweans in the neighbouring country who have lost their sources of livelihood as a…

ED hints at lockdown extension

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday said he was under pressure to lift the national lockdown and re-open the country’s ailing economy, but indicated that his priority is to save lives first before the economy.

Govt stalls paying Covid-19 allowances

SOCIAL Welfare minister Paul Mavima, pictured, yesterday revealed that government is yet to disburse the $200 cushioning allowances to vulnerable people who have been affected by the national lockdown, saying Cabinet had directed his…