24 JAN 2020 Gambakwe News Headlines With Sandile Moyo

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Headlines

Chiwenga, Marry fight over Dombashava Farm
Vice President Constantino Chiwenga and his estranged wife, Marry Chiwenga are fighting over a farm, Orchid Gardens, located in Domboshava as their divorce wrangle continues to play out in court.

Grace Mugabe fires Psychology Maziwisa from Gushungo farm
FORMER Zanu-PF MP for Highfields West, Psychology Maziwisa, has been fired by former First Lady Grace Mugabe from his recently appointed role as General Manager at Alpha Omega dairies over suspected cases of alleged thefts of money and ice creams.

No bailout: China tells Zim govt
PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s desperate attempts to secure a financial rescue package from China were once again flatly rebuffed after Chinese Foreign minister Wang Yi emphasised during his visit this week that Beijing was not going to give budgetary support to Harare.

Wang said Zimbabwe can only benefit from the world’s second largest economy through projects under China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the Forum on China Cooperation (Focac).

RBZ warns exchange rate manipulators as street rate breaches 25×
The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has issued a warning to foreign currency dealers who are manipulating the exchange rate. This comes as street rates have breached the 25x mark on Thursday. The interbank mid rate is on 17.2204x

In a statement released tonight, the central bank said that manipulators were exerting pressure on the exchange rate with the intention of destabilising the market, which had held steady over the past four months.

Zim cop killer arrested in SA
One of the four Zimbabweans accused of killing a South African police officer in Johannesburg recently has been arrested.

The other three Zimbabwean suspects remain on the South African Police Services (SAPS) wanted list for murder.

Chihuri wanted for looting junior police officers of their money
FORMER police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri allegedly pocketed US$4 million collected as deposit fees for a housing scheme for 900 low-ranking police officers in Hatcliffe.

According to a report by the Land Commission set to investigate abuse of State land, the money cannot be accounted for while there are only two show houses and a few roads at the site.

Locals to pay forex for passports, documents will be processed quicker
Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage Minister Kazembe Kazembe said the government is working on regulations that will allow locals to apply for passports in foreign currency to enable them to get the document quicker.

Zim needs urgent political dialogue:EU
*EUROPEAN Union ambassador to Zimbabwe, Timo Olkkonen, has said only urgent political dialogue between the country’s main political actors will rescue the country from the humanitarian crisis, which has resulted in over seven million people in need of food aid.

Business

Unethical retailers face blacklisting
THE Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers (CZR) says it will blacklist its members that would be involved in side-marketing the roller meal from the Government’s subsidy programme.

Millers maize imports start arriving
THE Grain Millers’ Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) says maize bought using free funds has started arriving in the country with the association calling upon local cross border transporters to facilitate in transporting the grain.

Zim to premier at New York expo
THE Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) is set to premier at the New York Times Travel Show which opens tomorrow in the United States of America.

City parking faces closure
GOVERNMENT has dropped a bombshell on Harare City Council, directing it to dissolve all strategic business units it had formed, including City Parking and Harare Quarry, among others, claiming they were being used as conduits to syphon revenue from the local authority.

ZACC wants share of looted funds
THE Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) is seeking a share of the money recovered from corruption activities to fund its operations in light of budgetary constraints by Treasury.
*Entertainment

Ruvheneko’s No Make Up Challenge..

Recently Radio and TV personality Ruvheneko Parirenyatwa partook an initiative to bare it all by foregoing without make up and it seems she has struck gold.

The eloquent Ruvheneko said that it was time women felt comfortable in their own skin and showed off their real beauty without fear of judgement or shame.

Ruvheneko took to Twitter and Facebook to kick-start her challenges.

Zima reprieve for Bulawayo ‘rejects’ Cal_Vin and Seagirl
The third edition of local radio station Skyz Metro Music Awards (Skymas) stoked mixed feelings especially to musicians and the listeners of the station as many local artistes who represent the city at national and international level were not nominated in the awards.

Sports

Chevrons fall to Sri Lanka
SURANGA Lakmal took down Zimbabwe’s top three, first thing in the morning and Lahiru Kumara blasted out the tail late in the day.

And, in between, Sri Lanka’s attack squeezed enough life out of a still-docile Harare surface to seize a 10-wicket victory on day five.

Govt keen on grassroots development
YOUTH, Sport, Arts and Recreation Deputy Minister, Tino Machakaire, has urged organisations, individuals and politicians to join hands with Government in supporting sporting talent at grassroots.

Speaking at a sports tournament held by Zvimba North MP, Marrian Chombo, Machakaire said there was need to support talent in the communities by providing platforms for the youth to express themselves.

Ezra challenges Bosso supporters
RADIO personality and Highlanders FC life member Ezra “Tshisa” Sibanda has challenged Bosso supporters to walk the talk by contributing to the club to ease its financial woes.

Sibanda yesterday presented sets of training bibs and sports thermal underwear sourced in collaboration with fellow UK-based Bosso faithful Nqobile Nkomo. Sibanda urged Highlanders followers to come together and help the club grow its brand.

Joel Luphahla joins new club
Joel Luphahla has found a new club after leaving TelOne following its relegation at the end of last season.

The former Warriors forward served as the technical director of the Wifi Boys, a position he assumed after failing to get the required qualifications to coach the team during its one-season stay in the Castle lager Premier Soccer League.

Religion

Magaya’s ‘father’ dies
PROPHETIC Healing and Deliverance ministries founder, Prophet Walter Magaya faced a test of faith following the passing on of his ‘father’ at Dandaro Thursday.

Freddie Muvirimi, who has been unwell since 2009, died while receiving treatment at Dandaro in Borrowdale. He was 58.