GOVERNMENT has dismissed claims quail eggs have medicinal properties saying this was a marketing gimmick breeding the birds. The eggs have flooded the market with major supermarkets selling them for as much as $6 per crate of 12.

Stickers on the eggs read; “treat digestive tract disorder; helps with management of anaemia; known to help against tuberculosis, bronchial allergies, diabetes and vegetative-vascular dystonia; known to improve liver function; useful in management of arterial

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe last Wednesday reportedly left Zanu PF political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere with egg on his face at a meeting with party provincial chairpersons, after he accused him of fuelling the chaos rocking the ruling party.

Impeccable sources told NewsDay yesterday that Mugabe called for the meeting, initially at the ruling party headquarters, before switching it to State House.

“Mugabe asked for a meeting with chairpersons that was organised by Kasukuwere to get a

A hospital employee is in trouble after he stole a wheelchair.

The Chivhu Hospital wheelchair was found at Tafara Muchena's house.

Muchena had hidden it under his bed. It was only found by someone he owed money who had gone to collect his debt.

The man was rummaging through Muchena's house trying to find goods of value when he stumbled on the wheelchair and blew the whistle.

However, Muchena who is employed as a general worker at the hospital disputed the allegations

VILLAGERS from Bhekeni Lot A and Mavholontiya in Ntabazinduna area, Matabeleland North saw a suspected witch “flying” in a winnowing basket in broad day light during a witch-hunting exercise. She was demonstrating how she carried out her nocturnal expeditions.

The witch hunt was reportedly carried out by two witchdoctors believed to have powers to identify witches and those in possession of dangerous muthi, snakes, tikoloshes and goblins for the purpose of amassing wealth.

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Women are always known to be cautious with issues to do with their se_xual health and it is not everyday one gets to meet those that freely discuss their se_x lives.

Musimboti African Medicine which is located in the CBD has got women revealing how their lives have changed since using Musimboti products.

“I doubted using traditional medicines because my husband was strongly against the idea. At the time I no longer enjoyed

MIDLANDS State University (MSU) students last week filed an urgent chamber application at the Bulawayo High Court challenging their suspension on allegations of mobilising colleagues to demonstrate against poor living conditions at the newly established Zvishavane campus.

Fanele Maqele, a final year politics and public management student, Tendai warambwa and Aldrin Nyabando, both second year students majoring in development studies, cited Vice Chancellor, Professor Ngwabi Bhebhe,
and MSU as

Seven people suffered stab wounds and one man died following a fight after an informal soccer match.

Police in Pretoria are yet to make an arrest after a man was killed in a supposed riot between two groups of residents in the east of Pretoria at the weekend.

Police spokesperson Captain Colette Weilbach said the riot happened at the Plastic View informal settlement in Garsfontein when a fight broke out between Basothos and Zimbabwean nationals on Sunday after a soccer match, Rekord East

THE Minister of State for Bulawayo Provincial Affairs Cde Nomthandazo Eunice Moyo yesterday refuted reports that she ate poisoned food at the weekend.

Online media on Sunday reported that Cde Moyo fell ill after attending the Culture Week National Launch at Godlwayo Cultural Centre in Insiza’s Avoca, Matabeleland South.

Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko was guest of honour at the event on Saturday.

The false information spread through some social media platforms, resulting in the

A prisoner has sneaked out of a Mutare prison and legged it. Luxson Mutumbu from Odzi who was serving an 18 months jail sentence escaped from Mutare Farm Prison last Saturday.  Manicaland Region Prisons and Correctional Services spokesperson, Principal Prison Officer, Liberty Mhlanga, said Mutumbu escaped at around 0800hrs while working at the Piggery section.

“Mutumbu escaped whilst he and other prisoners were doing morning duties in the Piggery Section. He sneaked out while

A Harare Girls High School Form Four pupil was yesterday struck and killed by a kombi in Harare.

Another man, 35-year-old Mr Odwell Mabanga was left seriously injured at the corner of Park Lane and Leopold Takawira Street in Harare. Police spokesperson Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi confirmed the incident and said the yet-to-be-identified driver fled scene as by-standers battled to rescue the victims who were trapped under the vehicle. The mother of the deceased pupil, identified as

OUTSPOKEN Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Mandi Chimene has fired a salvo at her rival Environment minister Oppah Muchinguri, accusing her of using her ministerial position to confuse the nation over the domestication of quail birds after she banned the practice and immediately lifted the embargo.

Chimene made the remarks on Thursday at a hotel in Mutare, where she was addressing stakeholders at a proposed Zimbabwe interim poverty reduction strategy provincial consultative meeting

THE Zimbabwe Medical Association (ZiMA) has said with effect from July 1, 2016, private doctors, hospitals and other health providers will stop accepting medical aid, as they seek to get paid $220 million that they are owed by various health insurance firms.

ZiMA secretary-general, Shingai Bopoto yesterday told NewsDay that all health providers, including hospitals, were owed $220 million and half of the amount was owed by a single medical aid society, which he would not disclose.

FORMER Finance minister Tendai Biti has accused his successor, Patrick Chinamasa and Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor, John Mangudya of lying that the bond notes were meant to address the cash crunch, yet it was a clandestine way to replace the $1,8 billion illegally withdrawn from the central bank’s Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) balances to monetise government expenditure.

Biti, leader of the opposition People’s Democratic Party, told delegates at a Crisis in Zimbabwe

Workers at a Bulawayo firm are being forced to clean up their boss’s human excreta without protective clothing.

Those that have refused have been sacked at Bulk Commodities Private Limited owned by Pakistani Salman Shahzad and family Some of the fired workers have taken up their cases with the National Employment Council (NEC).

“I was instantly fired after I refused to clean my boss’ mess. What happened on the day I was fired was that my boss, after using the toilet

A DOMBOSHAVA kraal head slept with his daughter-in-law allegedly as payment for a debt.Shepherd Kombe,who is in his early 50s and popularly known as Pidigori in Mungate Village,bedded his son’s wife Shelter Ndawi,30,as payment for rentals in a feat that has left the kraal and those beyond bewildered.

Shelter is married to Shepherd’s son Kudakwashe Tsvanhu and they are blessed with two children.The illicit affair was exposed through a text message that was discovered by

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