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A RUDIMENTARY bread oven that was officially opened by two ministers in Makonde amid pomp and fanfare has been closed barely 24 hours after it became operational When NewsDay visited the place at Portlet in Makonde district yesterday, the oven, in an open maize field, was deserted as villagers said...
FORMER Director of State Residences Douglas Tapfuma has been arrested for criminal abuse of office after he allegedly imported a fleet of vehicles without paying duty, as the anti-corruption  drive gathers momentum. He reportedly imported personal vehicles under the pretext that he was doing so for the State...
Harare - Eyebrows and suspicions have been raised over a deal brokered between the Zimbabwean government, a Zim-SA partner and a South African firm, amid allegations of dishonesty, poor security checks and Grace Mugabe's involvement in the deal. The deal, propounded by a firm called Diaspora Infrastructure Development Group (“DIDG”) led...
By Maynard Manyowa There is common phrase used to describe Zimbabwean politicians and their contribution to the country’s demise – “When Lunatics take over the Asylum”. It is generally agreed that this is the case. I have always disputed this position however. Evidence seems to show that it is thugs and not...
By Maynard Manyowa Harare - A pair of fake Facebook profiles purporting to be daughters of former Vice President Joice Mujuru have been tricking several Zimbabweans into sending money after courting them on social media an investigation by Khuluma Afrika alongside several complaints has revealed. One account, belonging to one Ruvarashe Mujuru is...
The city council of Harare, and indeed the entire local government has been a matter of open brawling over the last few months – since Minister Saviour Kasukuwere became the man leading the portfolio. Before that, the position had become synonymous with corruption and whooping salaries that rival millionaire football...
A pair of Facebook accounts that have achieved some fame due to the images of cash, cars and private jets are fake profiles whose modus is to scam unsuspecting users into sending money, a Khuluma Afrika Investigation revealing the true identities of the fraudsters has revealed. The accounts, Charity Mnangagwa...
Massive corruption has rocked the Registrar General's office's birth certificate and national identification registration blitz that commenced in September last year and will end by January 31. Investigations by Khuluma Afrika revealed that Provincial Registrars are employing ghost workers, then proceeding to claim allowances from the headquarters in Harare. Sources said...
Maynard Manyowa "This is my office, my house, my bed, my whole life" This is Kudzai. No. That is not his real name. Kudzai is a vendor in the streets of Zimbabwe. If his real name were revealed, he would be targeted by government sponsored militia, beaten and evicted from his...
Modified tanker trucks are at the center of a new wave of drug smuggling into and through South Africa as well as movement of illegal arms and ivory from and out of Zimbabwe, a Khuluma Afrika investigation has established. Tapiwa Vhurundiya (Khuluma Reporter) This was discovered after a fuel tanker truck...
President Robert Mugabe has shelved plans to rehabilitate the Beitbridge border post amid reports his wife, Grace Mugabe’s preferred company, owned by a controversial South African multimillionaire and convicted fraudster Niko Shefer, was not awarded the tender an investigation by Khuluma Afrika has revealed. Investigations revealed that Shefer, a close...