Epworth Councillors in Stands Scam

By Staff Writer Epworth residents have accused the Epworth Local Board workers and Councillors of selling stands fraudulently whilst leaving out the intended beneficiaries on the waiting list. Residents said this was happening in Ward 4, 5 6 and 7 where the process of regularisation is currently taking place. “When the regularisation process started in…

Kombis Return to the Streets

By Correspondent Some errant kombis have started sneaking back into the streets pirating by using roads which have no police roadblocks. The kombis are capitalizing on transport challenges being faced by commuters who are having a hard time getting transport to work. In high-density suburbs such as Warren Park and Kuwadzana, the kombis usually ply…

First Covid19 Victim in Norton

By Correspondent Norton has registered its first victim of the Covid19 virus with the victim already included on the total national figure of 56. A statement released by the Norton Town  (NTC) stated that the victim was a returning Zimbabwean who had been tested at a quarantine centre. The victim travelled from Capetown and was…

Mliswa: Disband Quarantine Centres

By Correspondent Norton legislator Temba Mliswa has called for the disbandment of quarantine centres alleging that they have since become Covid19 danger zones. The MP, whose community has another quarantine centre at the Zimbabwe Institute of Public Administration (ZIPAM) in Darwendale said government was not capable of running these places. Mliswa said to self-quarantine was…

Another Urban Free-Food Kitchen Pops Ups

……..As President Mnangagwa Struggles to Handle Covid19 By Correspondent Free food kitchens are beginning to pop up in urban areas as the country’s leadership struggles to provide enough social support for a poverty stricken nation. Following the re-opening of Samantha Muzoroki’s kitchen in Chitungwiza, after a brief stoppage at the behest of Council, another kitchen…

Unemployment Looms Large After Covid19

By Correspondent Unemployment figures for Zimbabwe are likely to increase as repercussions of the Covid19 lockdown continue to take a toll on the country’s economy and worldwide. According to an International Labour Organisation (ILO) and a World Bank report over 22 million fulltime jobs will be lost in the second quarter of 2020 alone. “26.4%…