Written by on June 5, 2019

President Emerson Mnangagwa has called on Zimbabweans to shun the culture of militancy and demonstrations as problems are solved through dialogue.

Addressing delegates at the launch of the Tripartite Negotiating Forum at Rainbow Towers in Harare this afternoon the president said violence must never be used as a tool as it will widen the country’s fissures.

He urged all players and stakeholders to be transparent and hold each other accountable for the conferred duties each has to play. Adding that the unjustified increase in prices gives impetus to the launch of the TNF.

The launch followed the passage of the TNF Bill by Parliament last week and the bill was today signed into law by the President. The Tripartite Negotiating Forum’s mandate is to ensure consultation, cooperation and negotiation on social and economic issues by Government, Organized Business and Organized Labour.


Residents in Gweru’s Mkoba suburb say they are not happy with the state of the roads in the area.

Residents and motorists that spoke to reporter Tatenda Gwezuva in Gweru had this to say.



In a telephone interview Gweru City Mayor Josiah Makombe explained why they have been delays in the repair of roads in the residential areas.


Information contained in the country’s economic turn-around strategy the Transitional Stabilization Programme indicates that an estimated US$5,5 billion is needed to rehabilitate the country’s entire road network


Police in the Midlands have urged Farmers to put proper monitoring mechanisms in place to ensure that their livestock is safe amid an increase in the cases of stock theft in the country.

In a telephone interview with Great Dyke News, ZRP Midlands Spokesperson Inspector Joel Goko encouraged villagers not to leave cattle unattended in grazing lands as criminals are likely to take advantage.


In May a BIKITA man was arrested for stealing six cattle worth ZWL$5 000 from a cattle pen at a homestead in Chipinge and allegedly driving them to his rural home in Bikita about 80km away.


AND IN SPORT… Gianni Infantino has been re-elected as FIFA President until 2023.

Giovanni Infantino is a Swiss–Italian football administrator and the current president of FIFA. Before joining FIFA Infantino worked at UEFA where In January 2004 he was appointed as the Director of UEFA’s Legal Affairs and Club Licensing Division. He became Deputy General Secretary of UEFA in 2007, and Secretary General of UEFA in October 2009. During his time there, UEFA introduced Financial Fair Play and improved commercial support to smaller national associations.

He was elected President of FIFA during the 2016 FIFA Extraordinary Congress on 26 February 2016 replacing Sepp Blatter.



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