Nick Mangwana

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Nick Mangwana said : "We prefer having friends and allies to having unhelpful adversity with any other nation including the USA," External link

aljazeera-en Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Members of the security forces are just enforcing the Level two lockdown but people are allowed to get into town provided they are providing essential services and they meet all the conditionality of Level two," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 2, 2020 11:36:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We prefer having friends and allies to having unhelpful adversity with any other nation, including the USA,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Zimbabwe does not consider itself America's adversary. We prefer having friends and allies to having unhelpful adversity with any other nation including the US," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Zimbabwe does not consider itself America's adversary. We prefer having friends and allies to having unhelpful adversity with any other nation including the US," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, June 1, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "We prefer having friends and allies to having unhelpful adversity with any other nation including the USA," External link

aljazeera-en Monday, June 1, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Zimbabwe does not consider itself America's adversary. We prefer having friends and allies to having unhelpful adversity with any other nation including the USA,” External link

aa-en Monday, June 1, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "The reason we have come up with this hotline number (0242703631) is because of the positive figures which indicate that the probability that someone coming into the country from neighbouring country can test positive. We are therefore trying to protect communities," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, June 1, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "18 returnees are missing at Mkoba Teachers College Quarantine Centre in Gweru. These are 15 men, 3 women and a small baby. There is a 2m wall and razor wire? Bribed Gate Security?" External link

allafrica Friday, May 29, 2020 11:29:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Harbouring a quarantine centre absconder or border jumper can harm you or your family," External link

allafrica Friday, May 29, 2020 11:29:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "18 returnees are missing at Mkoba Teachers College Quarantine Centre in Gweru. These are 15 men, 3 women and a small baby. There is a 2m wall and razor wire? Bribed Gate Security?" External link

allafrica Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Harbouring a quarantine centre absconder or border jumper can harm you or your family," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “18 returnees are missing at Mkoba Teachers College Quarantine Centre in Gweru.These are 15 men, 3 women and a small baby. There is a 2m wall with a razor wire. ?Bribed Gate Security?,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about Augustine Chihuri ) : “I hear the NPA has formally commenced an action to seize and forfeit to the State a vast property portfolio belonging to former Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri. Nobody should ever be allowed to benefit from and enjoy filthy lucre” External link

zimeye Wednesday, May 20, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Their dogs and cats? That’s pathetic cowardice! Those who have a problem with me should not target innocent people. It’s ironic that those who pontificate about human rights soon forget that my children are humans with rights as well. Does it only become human rights when it’s about political activists?” “Anyway, moving on to their futile agenda itself, firstly my boys are adults, leading their own lives and cannot be affected by my political choices. And they are not living in the UK. That’s the problem with ignorant hysteria. You will get it all wrong” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, May 19, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Zvakanaka Cde. I am wondering why I am tagged. Is that your way of telling your former chairman of your new preference?" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, May 19, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana wrote : “Government seeks to decongest overwhelmed quarantined facilities. Whilst government is doing its best to ensure that everyone is fed and have their daily supplies, including toiletries, partners will also make a difference,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, May 18, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We are working with law enforcement agents in order to bring the truth to light and we are appealing to anyone with information concerning this case to make a report with the police,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, May 18, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “As of today (yesterday), there are 197 people at Beitbridge Quarantine Centre. Eight absconded and 22 were discharged. 49 are still awaiting their Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) results. Efforts are underway to account for those who absconded,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, May 18, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Government has noted with concern statements published in a local daily newspaper where opposition leader Mr Nelson Chamisa labelled the Head of State and Government, President Emmerson Mnangagwa, as a 'hyena'. The language used by the opposition leader qualifies to be called 'hate speech' and has no place in civilised politics," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 17, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “The three women were part of a group of MDC youths that defied the lockdown laws in the country and took part in an illegal demonstration,” External link

guardian Sunday, May 17, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Government has noted with concern statements published in a local daily newspaper where opposition leader Mr Nelson Chamisa labelled the Head of State and Government, President Emmerson Mnangagwa, as a 'hyena'. The language used by the opposition leader qualifies to be called 'hate speech' and has no place in civilised politics," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 17, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Free speech is meant to benefit society and we struggle to see how an effort to diminish the dignity of a seating President can be of benefit to society" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 17, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "There is no one-size-fits-all approach, what needs to happen is that between the school authorities, the school development councils and the ministry officials, they will need to sit down and come out with a framework, an agreed plan on how they want to open. After these stakeholders meet, they then present their plans to the relevant ministries to discuss the plan, if the plan is agreeable, they can then be allowed to open because circumstances that apply to individual institutions are different," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 17, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Measures were put in place to locate their whereabouts,” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 17, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Free speech is meant to benefit society and we struggle to see how an effort to diminish the dignity of a seating President can be of benefit to society” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 17, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Government has noted with concern statements published in a local daily newspaper where opposition leader Mr Nelson Chamisa labelled the Head of State and Government, President Emmerson Mnangagwa, as a ‘hyena’. The language used by the opposition leader qualifies to be called ‘hate speech’ and has no place in civilised politics,” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 17, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana concluded : “As the country grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic, let us all spread love by promoting hygienic practices that will save lives of our families and communities. This is not the time for cheap politicking and diversionary political manoeuvres, but a time to save lives,” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 17, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “There is no one-size-fits-all approach, what needs to happen is that between the school authorities, the school development councils and the ministry officials, they will need to sit down and come out with a framework, an agreed plan on how they want to open. After these stakeholders meet, they then present their plans to the relevant ministries to discuss the plan, if the plan is agreeable, they can then be allowed to open because circumstances that apply to individual institutions are different,” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 17, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "We are calling on the three citizens to work with the law enforcement agents in order to bring the truth to light and we are appealing to anyone with information concerning this case to make a report with the police," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, May 16, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We are calling on the three citizens to work with the law enforcement agents in order to bring the truth to light and we are appealing to anyone with information concerning this case to make a report with the police,” External link

zimeye Saturday, May 16, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We are calling on the three citizens to work with the law enforcement agents in order to bring the truth to light and we are appealing to anyone with information concerning this case to make a report with the police,” External link

herald Saturday, May 16, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : “We are calling on the three citizens to work with the law enforcement agents in order to bring the truth to light,” External link

citizen Friday, May 15, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : "We are calling on the three citizens to work with the law enforcement agents in order to bring the truth to light," External link

modernghana Friday, May 15, 2020 9:49:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Measures were put in place to locate their whereabouts,” External link

thestandard-zw Friday, May 15, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : "We are calling on the three citizens to work with the law enforcement agents in order to bring the truth to light," External link

pulse Friday, May 15, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : "We are calling on the three citizens to work with the law enforcement agents in order to bring the truth to light," External link

afp-en Friday, May 15, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “It means that the employees of these places have to be protected from potential infection. It also means that there should be enough security to prevent people from absconding,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “It means that the employees of these places have to be protected from potential infection. It also means that there should be enough security to prevent people from absconding,” External link

herald Wednesday, May 13, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : “If you have been in South Africa legally, there will be no endorsement on your passport, on those occasions where people could not renew their permits to stay in South Africa because there was a lockdown, they also get an exception to the immigration laws,” External link

zbc Monday, May 11, 2020 9:32:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Increased Government visibility on various platforms including social media, giving citizens a quick and easy platform to access relevant information on the Budget. To this end, the Ministry of Information and a number of other ministries, as well as the President, all have active accounts on Twitter, Facebook and Youtube,” External link

herald Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We are getting a lot media enquiries on weather Zimbabwe has deployed the Zimbabwe Defence Forces(ZDF) in Mozambique. The answer is that Zimbabwe has not deployed any troops in Mozambique,” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 3, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “from Monday you no longer need to be carrying an exemption letter to go into town or be in public, but you need to put on a mask” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 3, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "People have to understand that the virus is still with us. Nothing has happened to the virus. We need to continue taking caution and understand that the lockdown is still in force. " External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "For example, I asked the President specifically about the salons, he said yes, they can operate but only if they are complying with all these requirements such as social distancing, testing, wearing masks and sanitisers. " External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "The exemption letters were not part of law as such but what will prevail is that the police will ask people just to produce proof of where they are going. For example, when people are going to a funeral, the police may ask for the proof, which is for administrative purposes but the policy will then be the number of people meant to attend a funeral. The police may ask people to prove that they work under the category of industry and commerce. People can then produce these exemption letters, in some cases, this can take the form of company identification documents," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "For example, I asked the President specifically about the saloons, he said yes, they can operate but only if they are complying with all these requirements such as social distancing, testing, wearing masks and sanitisers. The hairdresser who is at work should have a mask. The client who wants to have his or her hair done should also have the mask. So the message from the President is that if anyone wants to start operating, they have to put safety measures first. On tuckshops, it depends whether they are formal or informal. The President in his statement was clear on which informal sectors will be allowed to open" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : "restaurants and other eateries can sell food but people should not eat on the premises. They have to take away the food" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : "People have to understand that the virus is still with us. Nothing has happened to the virus. We need to continue taking caution and understand that the lockdown is still in force. However, the directive means that some businesses have to open but people have to be tested first. If they are found to be positive they will be quarantined, if they are not they will be allowed to work" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “The exemption letters were not part of law as such but what will prevail is that the police will ask people just to produce proof of where they are going. For example, when people are going to a funeral, the police may ask for the proof, which is for administrative purposes but the policy will then be the number of people meant to attend a funeral. The police may ask people to prove that they work under the category of industry and commerce. People can then produce these exemption letters, in some cases, this can take the form of company identification documents,” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 3, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : “restaurants and other eateries can sell food but people should not eat on the premises. They have to take away the food.” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 3, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Today we received 20 Returnees aboard Ethiopian Airways from different places. 2 indicated elevated temperatures and were taken to a health facility. The other 18 have been taken to Belvedere Teachers’ College. If a different placement is procured then they may be moved there,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : “The number of returnees at Mosi oa Tunya High School Quarantine Centre has gone up to 60. There is one person with disabilities and two minors among the returnees. There was one late arrival from Botswana last night. Today they received 8 eight from Namibia, two (20 from Botswana and one from Zambia,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “One soldier lost his life while 24 others were injured. The injured were rushed to Kariba District Hospital,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, April 27, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “An Army truck involved in managing the #lockdownzim was involved in a fatal crush about 49km from Kariba on its way to Harare. One soldier lost his life while 24 others were injured. The injured were rushed to Kariba District Hospital. Condolences to the family of the deceased,” External link

zimeye Sunday, April 26, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "We said we will do 40 000 tests and surely, we cannot be manipulating numbers by 104, we could have said we tested 10 000 if there was any interest in doing that," "There is no case to be made here, but I will refer you to the Ministry of Health for the technical explanation, but government is determined to be transparent" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, April 26, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "I am not aware of any particular case where there have been false or wrong results from PCR machines that are used in all instances where government is involved," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, April 26, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We said we will do 40 000 tests and surely, we cannot be manipulating numbers by 104, we could have said we tested 10 000 if there was any interest in doing that,” “There is no case to be made here, but I will refer you to the Ministry of Health for the technical explanation, but government is determined to be transparent” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, April 26, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana announced : “people with influenza like symptoms and all patients with fever symptoms” External link

zimeye Friday, April 24, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana announced : "people with influenza like symptoms and all patients with fever symptoms" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 24, 2020 12:58:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We need to be very mindful of the language we use,” “When we do our messaging as media, I believe we need to continue amplifying the positive message, informative messages ensuring that all the seven normal discrimination categories are attended to, including the age groups, disability, sexuality” External link

zimeye Thursday, April 23, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We believe information plays a critical role in this fight against the invisible enemy called coronavirus,” External link

zimeye Thursday, April 23, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We need to be very mindful of the language we use,” “When we do our messaging as media, I believe we need to continue amplifying the positive message, informative messages ensuring that all the seven normal discrimination categories are attended to, including the age groups, disability, sexuality” External link

herald Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We believe information plays a critical role in this fight against the invisible enemy called coronavirus,” External link

herald Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about The UK ) : “The travellers from the UK will spend tonight at Belvedere Teachers’ College. Police are there to ensure that noone will break the law of the land,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "We received 65 Zimbabweans from the UK. Available place of quarantine is Belvedere Teacher's College. They are refusing this accommodation demanding hotels. Government can't afford. Why come from a Covid-19 hotspot during a lockdown and demand posh facilities at stretched public cost," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We received 65 Zimbabweans from the UK. Available place of quarantine is Belvedere Teacher’s College. They are refusing this accommodation demanding hotels. Government can’t afford. Why come from a Covid-19 hotspot during a lockdown and demand posh facilities at stretched public cost,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 21, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We received 65 Zimbabweans from the UK. Available place of quarantine is Belvedere Teacher’s College. They are refusing this accommodation demanding hotels. Government can’t afford. Why come from a Covid-19 hotspot during a lockdown and demand posh facilities at stretched public cost,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 21, 2020 7:49:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We received 65 Zimbabweans from the UK. Available place of quarantine is Belvedere Teacher’s College. They are refusing this accommodation demanding hotels. Government can’t afford. Why come from a Covid-19 hotspot during a lockdown and demand posh facilities at stretched public cost,” External link

herald Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "As a ministry we have since addressed that issue and journalist are free to execute their duties freely" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 20, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Acie works for Innscor and is leading their Corporate Social Investment. He was not employed by Govt or offered a job. They are refurbishing a number of clinics around the country among other CSI” External link

zimeye Sunday, April 19, 2020 11:54:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "We have local companies that are producing paracetamol and they may choose to export it to another country, but we are saying before they do that they should look at our national requirements working with our health personnel before making such exports. Only the excess should leave the country," External link

allafrica Sunday, April 19, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Covid-19 has just begun to attack Zimbabwe and the spike is beginning to show an upward trend,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, April 19, 2020 6:18:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana noted : “Regarding the question of whether the #LockDownZim will be extended or not, and if extended, what shape that will take, we would like to advise that an announcement will be made tomorrow,” External link

herald Saturday, April 18, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “The new criteria also includes all frontline healthcare workers … the community around a cluster of cases … and all people above the 60s who are admitted with a chronic condition,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, April 17, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “In addition to this, the government has procured 3 000 rapid response testing kits which we will use to test suspected cases of Covid-19 as well,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, April 17, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We have local companies that are producing paracetamol and they may choose to export it to another country, but we are saying before they do that they should look at our national requirements working with our health personnel before making such exports. Only the excess should leave the country,” External link

herald Friday, April 17, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Government takes the risk of potential imported transmission seriously. We have 7 returnees who arrived from the US including 6 cruise ship workers who are in compulsory quarantine at a lodge in Harare. Those from Botswana are at Plumtree High and ZIPAM will be used for new arrivals,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 14, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "The 287 include seven locals who returned from the US, 265 who were in Botswana and 15 suspected Ethiopian nationals," External link

allafrica Monday, April 13, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : "We have 7 returnees who arrived from the US including 6 cruise ship workers who are in compulsory quarantine at a lodge in Harare. Those from Botswana are at Plumtree High and ZIPAM will be used for new arrivals," External link

allafrica Monday, April 13, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “As we ramp-up our testing, the number of #Covid19Zim positive cases keeps creeping up. Out of 547 tests, we have now recorded 14 positive cases and 3 deaths. As curves elsewhere are flattening, we are not out of the woods. #SocialDistancing has helped flatten the curve elsewhere,” External link

herald Sunday, April 12, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Stay home Zimbabwe. We are not hiding numbers, but certainly we are not yet testing enough,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Saturday, April 11, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about Enock Dongo ) : "ZINA boss Enock Dongo told President @edmnangagwa that all health workers should be tested for #Covid19Zim so as to protect themselves and patients," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 9, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Of course we have supermarkets but the government took into consideration that not everyone can afford to go there. Most people get vegetables and fruits from these traders,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, April 9, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Dr Samukange speaks to HE President @edmnangagwa on behalf of Senior Doctors. He talked of the need to test more, results to come out early, rapid testing and the decetralisation of testing,” External link

zimeye Thursday, April 9, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Of course we have supermarkets but the government took into consideration that not everyone can afford to go there. Most people get vegetables and fruits from these traders," External link

allafrica Thursday, April 9, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Of course we have supermarkets but the government took into consideration that not everyone can afford to go there. Most people get vegetables and fruits from these traders," External link

trust Thursday, April 9, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Certainly the President has not issued a moratorium on the payment of rentals," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, April 8, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Certainly the President has not issued a moratorium on the payment of rentals,” “The COVID-19 Task Force discussed this request from some citizens and concluded that the government cannot interfere with this civil contract under the current laws” External link

thestandard-zw Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Government takes the risk of potential imported transmission seriously. We have 7 returnees who arrived from the US including 6 cruise ship workers who are in compulsory quarantine at a lodge in Harare. Those from Botswana are at Plumtree High and ZIPAM will be used for new arrivals,” External link

herald Tuesday, April 7, 2020 3:53:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “As part of social protection of the vulnerable, Government through the Department of Social Services, moved hundreds of homeless males to Mt Hampden, dozens of boys living and working on the streets to Ruwa Rehabilitation Centre and females are accommodated at Jamaica Inn during the lockdown,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 7, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “As part of social protection of the vulnerable, Government through the Department of Social Services, moved hundreds of homeless males to Mt Hampden, dozens of boys living and working on the streets to Ruwa Rehabilitation Centre and females are accommodated at Jamaica Inn during the lockdown,” External link

herald Tuesday, April 7, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “As part of social protection of the vulnerable, Government through the Department of Social Services moved hundreds of homeless males to Mt Hampden, dozens of boys living and working on the streets to Ruwa Rehabilitation Centre and females are accommodated at Jamaica Inn during the lockdown,” External link

herald Monday, April 6, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Members of the taskforce were directed to get tested for #Covid19Zim as they are meeting regularly and are not in self-quarantine,” External link

herald Thursday, April 2, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “If we have a successful Day1 then the rest will be a success,” External link

herald Monday, March 30, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We know it’s going to be uncomfortable but let’s contain ourselves and contain the virus,” External link

herald Monday, March 30, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "The date of the lockdown is 30 March 2020, this means it will start at 00:00 hours on Monday morning, the same way you celebrate New Year at midnight of the New Year's Eve is the same way we start at midnight," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, March 29, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana : “Legal instruments are being put in place to deal with and punish those who cause unnecessary alarm and despondency through social and other media, during this emergency. We need to act responsibly” External link

zimeye Saturday, March 28, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “COVID-19 burials are not just being handled any how because they have to be carried out within the stipulated time-frames and under the guidance of professionally trained health workers who oversee the process right from the place of death to the place of burial in order to avoid infections in the best interest of the public,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, March 27, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "COVID-19 burials are not just being handled any how because they have to be carried out within the stipulated time-frames and under the guidance of professionally trained health workers who oversee the process right from the place of death to the place of burial in order to avoid infections in the best interest of the public," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 27, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “His legacy will live on. He made 21 episodes of State of the Nation, which we will preserve and archive for posterity,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, March 25, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “His legacy will live on. He made 21 episodes of State of the Nation, which we will preserve and archive for posterity,” External link

herald Wednesday, March 25, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Mr Zororo Makamba was laid to rest today. All protocols in handling departed loved ones who pass on from infectious conditions were followed. May he rest in glory. His legacy will live on,” External link

herald Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana warned : “A quick survey around town shows a lot of religious activity above 100 people . Let’s be responsible, tinopera. Tigoenda Gehena futi!” External link

zimeye Sunday, March 22, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana urged : “In times like this, let every community leader, every institution leader and even political leaders exercise self-restraint in making Covid-19 announcements so the Nation can be given accurate information by the Ministry of Health and Child Care. Let’s play our appreciable role by taking these measures,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, March 21, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana wrote : “There is something called ‘dark/black humour’ or ‘gallows humour,’ this is legit humour which makes light of a subject ordinarily considered as a taboo or sensitive,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, March 13, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana wrote : "There is something called ‘dark/black humour' or ‘gallows humour,' this is legit humour which makes light of a subject ordinarily considered as a taboo or sensitive," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 13, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "The Legislature should expedite the passing of laws that help us to deal with this scourge," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, March 11, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Government feels very strongly that no Zimbabwean should disappear without trace and empathizes with the Dzamara family in their quest for the safe return of their loved one,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, March 11, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Government feels very strongly that no Zimbabwean should disappear without trace and empathizes with the Dzamara family in their quest for the safe return of their loved one,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, March 10, 2020 7:01:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “The Government remains open to engagement with all diplomats accredited to Zimbabwe and provide clarity on any matter of mutual interest using the agreed formal channels,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, March 10, 2020 7:01:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Government feels very strongly that no Zimbabwean should disappear without trace and empathizes with the Dzamara family in their quest for the safe return of their loved one,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, March 10, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Government feels very strongly that no Zimbabwean should disappear without trace and empathizes with the Dzamara family in their quest for the safe return of their loved one,” External link

herald Tuesday, March 10, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : “Any acts of criminality by anyone are subjected to the criminal justice processes of the country,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, March 6, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “All Zimbabwe asks for is to be allowed space to be a full member of the community of nations transacting without restrictions as other nations do,” “We don’t seek to interfere with the foreign policy or interests of any nation and we have no history of doing that. Our commitment is to the development of our country and the delivery of socio-economic outcomes of our people,” External link

herald Friday, March 6, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Once again the government of the United States has chosen to strangely characterise Zimbabwe as a country that poses an extraordinary threat to the foreign policy of the United States," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, March 6, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “The Government has noted with dismay the White House Message to the United States Congress, in which a decision was made to extend the sanctions against the Republic of Zimbabwe, for one more year,” External link

zimeye Thursday, March 5, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “The Government of Zimbabwe strongly objects to the unfounded assertion that its security forces engaged in acts of extrajudicial killings and rape against its citizens in the last year,” External link

zimeye Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana warned : "The law will take its course against those who engage in wanton destruction of property and acts of anarchy," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:14:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "The principle of a smart city is based on technology, but technology is not only about security; it's about delivery of service efficiently in a modern way using cutting-edge innovations," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 2, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : "We cannot run away from technology because of your paranoia," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 2, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : "When it comes to those anxieties, which I don't believe are coming from civil society or anyone else but you, we have section 57 of our constitution, which protects the right to privacy," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 2, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “The principle of a smart city is based on technology, but technology is not only about security; it’s about delivery of service efficiently in a modern way using cutting-edge innovations,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : “We cannot run away from technology because of your paranoia,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : “When it comes to those anxieties, which I don’t believe are coming from civil society or anyone else but you, we have section 57 of our constitution, which protects the right to privacy,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana claimed : “Regarding the stadia that have been deemed fit not for purpose; Govt has already come up with a plan to ensure that Zimbabweans will watch international matches at home. An announcement will be made within the next few days,” External link

zimeye Friday, February 28, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Mozambique is arguing that there is no compelling case for the construction of the second pipeline because of the underutilisation of the existing one. A feasibility study has been commissioned and the process is currently underway,” External link

theindependent Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "This is where we bring more players into the broadcasting sector by licensing more TV stations and completing the three-tier broadcasting system through the launching of community radio stations. Freedom of expression is given more legs and communities empowered," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 21, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Freedom of expression is given more legs and communities empowered,” External link

herald Friday, February 21, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana told ( about Thabo Mbeki ) : “There is absolutely no reason to invite Mbeki to mediate anything in Zimbabwe,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, February 17, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “He comments without understanding. He is not a bad guy, but ill-informed comments make one sound like a dunce,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, February 16, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Government weighs its position on genetically modified maize against the nutritional needs of the nation and proceeds guided by that assessment,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, February 4, 2020 11:54:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Government weighs its position on genetically modified maize against the nutritional needs of the nation and proceeds guided by that assessment,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Government weighs its position on genetically modified corn against the nutritional needs of the nation and proceeds guided by that assessment,” External link

time Friday, January 31, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Government weighs its position on genetically modified corn against the nutritional needs of the nation and proceeds guided by that assessment,” External link

zimeye Friday, January 31, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “More so if it [criminal activity] involves people in positions of trust such as senior government officials and members of the security services,” “We have a fiduciary role and we are not put in the these positions to pursue selfish self-interest” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, January 12, 2020 9:54:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana claimed : “Community bakeries have started producing high quality confectionery products at less than half the price charged by conventional bakers in Masvingo. A loaf of bread in parts of rural Masvingo is selling at $8,50 compared to $18,50 in urban outlets” External link

zimeye Thursday, January 9, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “President Mnangagwa’s presidency is completely different from the previous dispensation. He will take his annual leave on the day of his choosing like everyone else,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, December 28, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana answered : "The coming together of Political Actors under one banner (POLAD) and the official launch symbolised the unity of purpose," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, December 24, 2019 8:03:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Slower than we had promised and slower than we had hoped for, these reforms are nevertheless progressing steadily. A year is not a long time to effect the scale of reform to which we have committed ourselves. Forcing the depth and pace of such reform." External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:29:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "MDC was asked to move its programme to the Showgrounds, but they insisted on holding it in the streets of Harare outside its headquarters," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 24, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "The theory that the ZWL is not a popular currency is debunked by the fact that it's so much on demand that some are prepared to buy it on the black market and in dark alleys. It's easier to get forex from your bank than our much sought after ZWL," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 22, 2019 8:35:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "It's actually meant for the expectant mothers to know and yes it's news. The good thing about news is no one is forced to read that which does not stimulate them." External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 22, 2019 1:59:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “There are lots of incentives for our local businesspeople and also to attract investment (in the Budget),” External link

herald Monday, November 18, 2019 2:13:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana told : "But when we talk about his successor it is not about now. Like in any other organisation, a succession plan is a full schedule and the president is infusing youths for them to learn leadership," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 17, 2019 10:04:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “If the government is not investing in electricity — power generation — then we are not doing what we are supposed to be doing. But if there is a government which is talking of generating over 2 000 megawatts from Batoka and is investing in that, and is talking of turbines, then we are talking. If you go there, there is construction going on,” External link

theindependent Saturday, November 16, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "If the government is not investing in electricity — power generation — then we are not doing what we are supposed to be doing. But if there is a government which is talking of generating over 2 000 megawatts from Batoka and is investing in that, and is talking of turbines, then we are talking. If you go there, there is construction going on," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 15, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We espouse the belief that freedoms of expression and universal access to information as enshrined in the Constitution are important ingredients in the realisation of the Transitional Stabilisation Programme TSP as well as the attainment of Vision 2030,” “It is not secret that a vibrant media sector which is accessible to all will help bring our people together and help Zimbabweans to tell their own story to themselves and to the world. The evolution of the media sector into the desired vision can only be achieved through team effort from various players in the industry” External link

zbc Friday, November 15, 2019 3:52:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "The president exercises his prerogative to pick and deploy any Zimbabwean he believes will help him deliver on his mandate," "This is what he did in the recent Cabinet reshuffle. In this case, the Unity Accord does not play a role" External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, November 10, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "The president exercises his prerogative to pick and deploy any Zimbabwean he believes will help him deliver on his mandate," "This is what he did in the recent Cabinet reshuffle. In this case, the Unity Accord does not play a role" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 10, 2019 12:57:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “The president exercises his prerogative to pick and deploy any Zimbabwean he believes will help him deliver on his mandate,” “This is what he did in the recent Cabinet reshuffle. In this case, the Unity Accord does not play a role” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, November 10, 2019 6:38:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "In return, the government expects conventional interactions with all diplomats and to be paid the same courtesy in return. Diplomatic missions are not troll farms and the government hopes that they will not behave as such and act appropriately," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 31, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “These so-called ‘lists’ have just become a farcical and a form of hegemonic arbitrary justice,” “Somebody is placed on these lists based on what exactly? Social media chatter? Where is the justice in that? The US brands itself a fair country but everything we have seen regarding the sanctions issue has been stubborn arrogance. And to ominously announce it on the day Sadc spoke, betrays a paramount attitude towards African states” External link

newsday Tuesday, October 29, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "These so-called ‘lists' have just become a farcical and a form of hegemonic arbitrary justice," "Somebody is placed on these lists based on what exactly? Social media chatter? Where is the justice in that? The US brands itself a fair country but everything we have seen regarding the sanctions issue has been stubborn arrogance. And to ominously announce it on the day Sadc spoke, betrays a paramount attitude towards African states" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 29, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “These so-called ‘lists’ have just become a farcical and a form of hegemonic arbitrary justice,” “Somebody is placed on these lists based on what exactly? Social media chatter? Where is the justice in that? The US brands itself a fair country but everything we have seen regarding the sanctions issue has been stubborn arrogance. And to ominously announce it on the day Sadc spoke, betrays a paramount attitude towards African states” External link

thestandard-zw Monday, October 28, 2019 11:47:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about Owen Ncube ) : “The US brands itself a fair country but everything we have seen regarding the sanctions issue has been nothing but obstinate arrogance. I advise anyone to check Minister Owen Ncube’s travel history and see whether the US has ever been part of his prime destinations,” External link

herald Monday, October 28, 2019 1:54:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : "I have heard some people saying on the 26th (of October) the sanctions will remain. That is not the idea: the idea is the conversation, and you saw how effective this has been. " External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, October 27, 2019 1:58:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about The UK ) : "The SADC [Southern African Development Community] made this day a yearly event as long as a member state is under sanctions" External link

aa-en Friday, October 25, 2019 10:22:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about The UK ) : "The SADC [Southern African Development Community] made this day a yearly event as long as a member state is under sanctions" External link

haberler-en Friday, October 25, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "My understanding is that he uses it (hotel) in the same way MPs do. That's when there's cabinet, which means a couple of days a week or so. There's definitely no block booking for a long stretch. So no, he does not stay there but checks in in the same way a Harare-based bureaucrat does when he works in Bulawayo," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, October 21, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “The government indulged the consortium by working with them outside the framework agreement. Regardless, it failed to present a common position,” “The exclusion of Transnet had a legal impact on the tender, which had been awarded to them as a consortium. In light of the foregoing, the government took a position to issue a new tender” External link

businessday Thursday, October 17, 2019 3:59:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "On October 16, 2017, Cabinet granted authority for the NRZ board to negotiate with the consortium and once agreed, to come back and seek Cabinet approval through the Joint Venture Unit," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 17, 2019 1:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Several meetings between DIDG and NRZ leadership took place at which they also raised the concerns that were subject of their appeal," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 17, 2019 1:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “On October 16, 2017, Cabinet granted authority for the NRZ board to negotiate with the consortium and once agreed, to come back and seek Cabinet approval through the Joint Venture Unit,” External link

herald Thursday, October 17, 2019 2:54:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Several meetings between DIDG and NRZ leadership took place at which they also raised the concerns that were subject of their appeal,” External link

herald Thursday, October 17, 2019 2:54:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “His views are personal and not indicative of the government’s policy thrust,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, October 4, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : “The RBZ will regularly inject money into the economy in a measured way. The government will continue to give the nation updates on currency reform as and when necessary,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, October 4, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana assuré : “le gouvernement a un profond dégoût de toute forme d’esclavage et de servitude” External link

AfricaNews-French Friday, October 4, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "His views are personal and not indicative of the government's policy thrust," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 4, 2019 12:21:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : "The RBZ will regularly inject money into the economy in a measured way. The government will continue to give the nation updates on currency reform as and when necessary," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 4, 2019 12:21:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “His views are personal and not indicative of the government’s policy thrust,” External link

zimeye Friday, October 4, 2019 12:18:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : “The RBZ will regularly inject money into the economy in a measured way. The government will continue to give the nation updates on currency reform as and when necessary,” External link

zimeye Friday, October 4, 2019 12:18:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about Eddie Cross ) : “Mr E. Cross pronounced that Zimbabwe will be introducing a new currency in November 2019. We would like to make it clear that Mr E. Cross does not speak for the Government of Zimbabwe. Neither does he speak for the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ),” “His views are personal and not indicative of Government’s policy thrust. The Reserve Bank will regularly inject money into the economy in a measured and responsible way. Government will continue to give the nation updates on currency reform as and when necessary” External link

insiderzim Thursday, October 3, 2019 11:04:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about Eddie Cross ) : “We would like to make it clear that Mr E. Cross does not speak for the government of Zimbabwe, neither does he speak for the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ). His views are personal and not indicative of Government’s policy thrust,” External link

zbc Thursday, October 3, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Zimbabwe’s Constitution prohibits forced or compulsory labour. We also amended the Labour Act in 2015 to ensure that it is aligned with the Constitution. As a government we have a very strong revulsion towards any form of slavery or servitude,” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, October 3, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Apparently, invoking the repulsive prospect of alleged forced labour is a new nomenclature for seeking to bar Zimbabwe’s diamonds from the international market after previous attempts to label Zimbabwean diamonds as blood diamonds failed,” “We will engage the US authorities on this while we continue with our re-engagement efforts as part of President Mnangagwa’s continuous foreign policy thrust of locating Zimbabwe within the global family of nations,” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, October 3, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “To even suggest that Zimbabwe has some form of corporate forced labour is mischievous or simply ignorant,” External link

EastAfrican Wednesday, October 2, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “It’s unfortunate that the US authorities have been misinformed or misled to believe that Zimbabwe is mining diamonds through forced labour,” “As a government we have a very strong revulsion towards any form of slavery or servitude. To even suggest that Zimbabwe has some form of corporate forced labor is either mischievous or simply ignorant” External link

insiderzim Wednesday, October 2, 2019 2:49:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “As a government we have a very strong revulsion towards any form of slavery or servitude, to even suggest that Zimbabwe has some form of corporate forced labor is either mischievous or simply ignorant,” External link

zbc Wednesday, October 2, 2019 12:08:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Zimbabwe’s Constitution prohibits forced or compulsory labour. We also amended the Labour Act in 2015 to ensure that it is aligned with the Constitution. As a Government we have a very strong revulsion towards any form of slavery or servitude,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, October 2, 2019 7:17:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Apparently, invoking the repulsive prospect of alleged forced labour is a new nomenclature for seeking to bar Zimbabwe’s diamonds from the international market after previous attempts to label Zimbabwean diamonds as blood diamonds failed,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, October 2, 2019 7:17:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Zimbabwe’s Constitution prohibits forced or compulsory labour. We also amended the Labour Act in 2015 to ensure that it is aligned with the Constitution. As a Government we have a very strong revulsion towards any form of slavery or servitude,” External link

herald Wednesday, October 2, 2019 4:30:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Apparently, invoking the repulsive prospect of alleged forced labour is a new nomenclature for seeking to bar Zimbabwe’s diamonds from the international market after previous attempts to label Zimbabwean diamonds as blood diamonds failed,” External link

herald Wednesday, October 2, 2019 4:30:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "We also have sign language on the national television. ZBC has 10 to12 local languages and soon, we are going to launch community radio stations. Language is important because it is the basis for culture, custom and way of living of people," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 28, 2019 10:24:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “The family of the late former president R.G Mugabe has expressed its desire to proceed with his burial in Zvimba. In line with government policy to respect the wishes of families or deceased heroes, government is cooperating with the Mugabe family in their new position,” External link

businessday Thursday, September 26, 2019 11:54:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Informed voters are voting on patriotism and principle as they did in 2018,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, September 24, 2019 7:06:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “I can confirm that the Government has released funds to Harare City Council,” External link

herald Tuesday, September 24, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “The move was initiated by the Government and not the council. The Harare City Council’s billing has not been functioning for the past five months that is the reason why they are broke. It is an inefficient council putting the life of the residents at risk. The Government will not fold its hands,” “We cannot have a council politicking. We cannot politicise the issue of water. There is no need to play around with residents lives,” External link

herald Tuesday, September 24, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “In normal cases, the president does not interfere with the affairs of an institution” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, September 22, 2019 7:04:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "There is definitely a third force trying to stir things a certain way, the same force that tried to eliminate the President on 23 June 2018," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, September 17, 2019 4:20:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “I don’t know when the engineers will be done with the construction but the engineers have already started designing,” External link

zimeye Sunday, September 15, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “He passed away early this morning,” External link

newsday Friday, September 6, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "He was supposed to leave much later but he will be back much earlier," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 6, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana noted : "Government of Zimbabwe expects those countries committed to supporting the freedom of expression, association and assembly – seen as facets for a politically stable, economic stable and prosperous Zimbabwe – to exercise impartiality and not to unduly interfere in the internal affairs of Zimbabwe in a way that promotes unrest and public disorder unless they harbor an ulterior motive," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, September 4, 2019 8:05:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana noted : "Government of Zimbabwe expects those countries committed to supporting the freedom of expression, association and assembly – seen as facets for a politically stable, economic stable and prosperous Zimbabwe – to exercise impartiality and not to unduly interfere in the internal affairs of Zimbabwe in a way that promotes unrest and public disorder unless they harbor an ulterior motive," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 4, 2019 3:47:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana added ( about Amnesty ) : "As Amnesty no longer operates an office in Harare, one wonders how they were able to verify these allegations. Its country director had resigned once the fraud was revealed, while the chair and finance officer are currently suspended and Muleya Mwananyanda is based out of Johannesburg in neighbouring South Africa. " External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 2, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "What is going on at Amnesty International? First, two staff members killed themselves last year. Then an internal review ordered by Amnesty secretary-general Kumi Naidoo revealed a 'toxic' workplace culture of bullying and nepotism," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 2, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana added ( about Amnesty ) : "We also wish Amnesty International would improve on its governance and credibility after recent corruption scandals involving the major abuse of donor funding and false claims that one Tinashe Kaitano of Kadoma had been shot by authorities and buried, a claim which later proved to be a falsehood when Mr Kaitano appeared in court," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 2, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about Amnesty ) : "We also wish Amnesty International would improve on its governance and credibility after recent corruption scandals involving the major abuse of donor funding and false claims that one Tinashe Kaitano of Kadoma had been shot by authorities and buried, a claim which later proved to be a falsehood when Mr Kaitano appeared in court," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 2, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We have started the sensitisation meetings with people in the respective benefiting communities. Beitbridge is our first port of call and we will be going to Chiredzi and other towns in due course,” External link

herald Monday, September 2, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “This will be put under our 100-day projects so that we implement the recommendations quickly,” External link

herald Monday, September 2, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “What is going on at Amnesty International? First, two staff members killed themselves last year. Then an internal review ordered by Amnesty secretary-general Kumi Naidoo revealed a ‘toxic’ workplace culture of bullying and nepotism,” External link

herald Monday, September 2, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about Amnesty ) : “We also wish Amnesty International would improve on its governance and credibility after recent corruption scandals involving the major abuse of donor funding and false claims that one Tinashe Kaitano of Kadoma had been shot by authorities and buried, a claim which later proved to be a falsehood when Mr Kaitano appeared in court,” External link

herald Monday, September 2, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about Amnesty ) : “We also wish Amnesty International would improve on its governance and credibility after recent corruption scandals involving the major abuse of donor funding and false claims that one Tinashe Kaitano of Kadoma had been shot by authorities and buried, a claim which later proved to be a falsehood when Mr. Kaitano appeared in court,” External link

insiderzim Sunday, September 1, 2019 7:34:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about Amnesty ) : “We also wish Amnesty International would improve on its governance and credibility after recent corruption scandals involving the major abuse of donor funding and false claims that one Tinashe Kaitano of Kadoma had been shot by authorities and buried, a claim which later proved to be a falsehood when Mr. Kaitano appeared in court,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, August 31, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about Commission ) : “We, therefore, take serious umbrage at the posturing of some foreign powers who have taken it upon themselves to invoke actions that are clearly out of sync with the spirit and letter of the Commission whose work was public and credible,” External link

jamiiforums Friday, August 30, 2019 5:49:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Police had also issued a statement informing everyone that this would not be a legal protest. These are the circumstances that led to the dispersing of the protesters. ‘‘It is the same issue of planned violence that also informed the prohibition of subsequent planned protests elsewhere. The safeguards within our law include access to the court where decisions of this nature are presented for review when one is aggrieved. In all the cases involved, the courts agreed with the police assessments.’’ Mangwana said it was the prospect of a repeat of the demonstrations and direct threats of violence that led authorities to take preventative action by prohibiting the protests that threatened the security of persons and property. ‘‘We also wish Amnesty International would improve on its governance and credibility after recent corruption scandals involving the major abuse of donor funding and false claims that one Tinashe Kaitano of Kadoma had been shot by authorities and buried, a claim which later proved to be a falsehood when Mr Kaitano appeared in court,’’ he said. Mangwana said Government will continue on its reform agenda. ‘’Two of the bills replacing AIPPA are already before Parliament and we have keenly followed and absorbed the contributions coming from citizens and other stakeholders in the outreach programme,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, August 28, 2019 6:45:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Police had also issued a statement informing everyone that this would not be a legal protest. These are the circumstances that led to the dispersing of the protesters. ‘‘It is the same issue of planned violence that also informed the prohibition of subsequent planned protests elsewhere. The safeguards within our law include access to the court where decisions of this nature are presented for review when one is aggrieved. In all the cases involved, the courts agreed with the police assessments.’’ Mr Mangwana said it was the prospect of a repeat of the illegal demonstrations and direct threats of violence that led authorities to take preventative action by prohibiting the protests that threatened the security of persons and property. ‘‘We also wish Amnesty International would improve on its governance and credibility after recent corruption scandals involving the major abuse of donor funding and false claims that one Tinashe Kaitano of Kadoma had been shot by authorities and buried, a claim which later proved to be a falsehood when Mr Kaitano appeared in court,’’ he said. Mr Mangwana said Government will continue on its reform agenda in spite of the recent setbacks from the opposition and other anti-government machinations. On media reforms, he said the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (AIPPA)’s replacement bills that were before Parliament were for the people and reflected both the values and aspirations of Zimbabweans. ‘’Two of the bills replacing AIPPA are already before Parliament and we have keenly followed and absorbed the contributions coming from citizens and other stakeholders in the outreach programme,” External link

herald Wednesday, August 28, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana claimed : “Actors are being paid to come up with performances and not so true accusations of abductions,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, August 25, 2019 10:55:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana claimed : "Actors are being paid to come up with performances and not so true accusations of abductions," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 25, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana claimed : “Actors are being paid to come up with performances and not so true accusations of abductions,” External link

zimeye Sunday, August 25, 2019 7:09:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Recent activities in Zimbabwe have all the hallmarks of ‘black ops’, hence need to be analysed dispassionately. Who stands to gain from damage to ED’s local and international prestige? Why would masked people abduct then order the victim not to criticise government? Nicely setting things up?” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, August 25, 2019 2:51:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana claimed : “Actors are being paid to come up with performances and not so true accusations of abductions,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, August 25, 2019 1:21:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “You are already doing content production for ZBC, it means you are filling in the gap between theory and practice,” External link

zbc Saturday, August 24, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Recent activities in Zimbabwe have all the hallmarks of black ops hence need to be analysed dispassionately. Who stands to gain from damage to ED's local and international prestige? Why would masked people abduct then order victim not to criticise government? Nicely setting things up?" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, August 23, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Let's show the good that is happening on social media, let's use social media to spread developmental stories," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 23, 2019 9:49:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Recent activities in Zimbabwe have all the hallmarks of black ops hence need to be analysed dispassionately. Who stands to gain from damage to ED's local and international prestige? Why would masked people abduct then order victim not to criticise government? Nicely setting things up?" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 23, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana argued : “The people pronounced themselves and gave the mandate to Zanu PF. Notwithstanding that Zanu PF is saying all Zimbabweans have a right to participate in the discourse of this country. But we will not be dragged to a bilateral backdoor power sharing negotiation with the MDC” External link

zimeye Friday, August 23, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana expliqué : "La déclaration des Missions oublie de reconnaître que la Haute cour a pris une décision réfléchie par rapport à la légalité des manifestations de l'Alliance-MDC de l'opposition après que la Police de la République du Zimbabwe - en sa qualité d'autorité régulatrice - eut banni les actions prévues le 16 août, par le biais d'une ordonnance d'interdiction" External link

infosplusgabon Thursday, August 22, 2019 4:07:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana déclaré : "Il y a beaucoup de choses sur lesquelles nous sommes en désaccord en tant que Zimbabwéens. Il est compréhensible que nous soyons différents et ayons des points de vue différents. Mais pouvons-nous au moins être d’accord sur cette réalité et pouvoir en discuter plus tard; Le Zimbabwe est sous sanctions" External link

infosplusgabon Monday, April 15, 2019 12:54:00 AM EAT



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Nick Mangwana said : "We prefer having friends and allies to having unhelpful adversity with any other nation including the USA," External link

aljazeera-en Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Members of the security forces are just enforcing the Level two lockdown but people are allowed to get into town provided they are providing essential services and they meet all the conditionality of Level two," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 2, 2020 11:36:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We prefer having friends and allies to having unhelpful adversity with any other nation, including the USA,” External link

washtimes Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Zimbabwe does not consider itself America's adversary. We prefer having friends and allies to having unhelpful adversity with any other nation including the US," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Zimbabwe does not consider itself America's adversary. We prefer having friends and allies to having unhelpful adversity with any other nation including the US," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, June 1, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "We prefer having friends and allies to having unhelpful adversity with any other nation including the USA," External link

aljazeera-en Monday, June 1, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Zimbabwe does not consider itself America's adversary. We prefer having friends and allies to having unhelpful adversity with any other nation including the USA,” External link

aa-en Monday, June 1, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "The reason we have come up with this hotline number (0242703631) is because of the positive figures which indicate that the probability that someone coming into the country from neighbouring country can test positive. We are therefore trying to protect communities," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, June 1, 2020 1:47:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "18 returnees are missing at Mkoba Teachers College Quarantine Centre in Gweru. These are 15 men, 3 women and a small baby. There is a 2m wall and razor wire? Bribed Gate Security?" External link

allafrica Friday, May 29, 2020 11:29:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Harbouring a quarantine centre absconder or border jumper can harm you or your family," External link

allafrica Friday, May 29, 2020 11:29:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "18 returnees are missing at Mkoba Teachers College Quarantine Centre in Gweru. These are 15 men, 3 women and a small baby. There is a 2m wall and razor wire? Bribed Gate Security?" External link

allafrica Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Harbouring a quarantine centre absconder or border jumper can harm you or your family," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “18 returnees are missing at Mkoba Teachers College Quarantine Centre in Gweru.These are 15 men, 3 women and a small baby. There is a 2m wall with a razor wire. ?Bribed Gate Security?,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about Augustine Chihuri ) : “I hear the NPA has formally commenced an action to seize and forfeit to the State a vast property portfolio belonging to former Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri. Nobody should ever be allowed to benefit from and enjoy filthy lucre” External link

zimeye Wednesday, May 20, 2020 4:03:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Their dogs and cats? That’s pathetic cowardice! Those who have a problem with me should not target innocent people. It’s ironic that those who pontificate about human rights soon forget that my children are humans with rights as well. Does it only become human rights when it’s about political activists?” “Anyway, moving on to their futile agenda itself, firstly my boys are adults, leading their own lives and cannot be affected by my political choices. And they are not living in the UK. That’s the problem with ignorant hysteria. You will get it all wrong” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, May 19, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Zvakanaka Cde. I am wondering why I am tagged. Is that your way of telling your former chairman of your new preference?" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, May 19, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana wrote : “Government seeks to decongest overwhelmed quarantined facilities. Whilst government is doing its best to ensure that everyone is fed and have their daily supplies, including toiletries, partners will also make a difference,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, May 18, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We are working with law enforcement agents in order to bring the truth to light and we are appealing to anyone with information concerning this case to make a report with the police,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, May 18, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “As of today (yesterday), there are 197 people at Beitbridge Quarantine Centre. Eight absconded and 22 were discharged. 49 are still awaiting their Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) results. Efforts are underway to account for those who absconded,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, May 18, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Government has noted with concern statements published in a local daily newspaper where opposition leader Mr Nelson Chamisa labelled the Head of State and Government, President Emmerson Mnangagwa, as a 'hyena'. The language used by the opposition leader qualifies to be called 'hate speech' and has no place in civilised politics," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 17, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “The three women were part of a group of MDC youths that defied the lockdown laws in the country and took part in an illegal demonstration,” External link

guardian Sunday, May 17, 2020 6:18:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Government has noted with concern statements published in a local daily newspaper where opposition leader Mr Nelson Chamisa labelled the Head of State and Government, President Emmerson Mnangagwa, as a 'hyena'. The language used by the opposition leader qualifies to be called 'hate speech' and has no place in civilised politics," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 17, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Free speech is meant to benefit society and we struggle to see how an effort to diminish the dignity of a seating President can be of benefit to society" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 17, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "There is no one-size-fits-all approach, what needs to happen is that between the school authorities, the school development councils and the ministry officials, they will need to sit down and come out with a framework, an agreed plan on how they want to open. After these stakeholders meet, they then present their plans to the relevant ministries to discuss the plan, if the plan is agreeable, they can then be allowed to open because circumstances that apply to individual institutions are different," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 17, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Measures were put in place to locate their whereabouts,” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 17, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Free speech is meant to benefit society and we struggle to see how an effort to diminish the dignity of a seating President can be of benefit to society” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 17, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Government has noted with concern statements published in a local daily newspaper where opposition leader Mr Nelson Chamisa labelled the Head of State and Government, President Emmerson Mnangagwa, as a ‘hyena’. The language used by the opposition leader qualifies to be called ‘hate speech’ and has no place in civilised politics,” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 17, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana concluded : “As the country grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic, let us all spread love by promoting hygienic practices that will save lives of our families and communities. This is not the time for cheap politicking and diversionary political manoeuvres, but a time to save lives,” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 17, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “There is no one-size-fits-all approach, what needs to happen is that between the school authorities, the school development councils and the ministry officials, they will need to sit down and come out with a framework, an agreed plan on how they want to open. After these stakeholders meet, they then present their plans to the relevant ministries to discuss the plan, if the plan is agreeable, they can then be allowed to open because circumstances that apply to individual institutions are different,” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 17, 2020 5:39:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "We are calling on the three citizens to work with the law enforcement agents in order to bring the truth to light and we are appealing to anyone with information concerning this case to make a report with the police," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, May 16, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We are calling on the three citizens to work with the law enforcement agents in order to bring the truth to light and we are appealing to anyone with information concerning this case to make a report with the police,” External link

zimeye Saturday, May 16, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We are calling on the three citizens to work with the law enforcement agents in order to bring the truth to light and we are appealing to anyone with information concerning this case to make a report with the police,” External link

herald Saturday, May 16, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : “We are calling on the three citizens to work with the law enforcement agents in order to bring the truth to light,” External link

citizen Friday, May 15, 2020 10:54:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : "We are calling on the three citizens to work with the law enforcement agents in order to bring the truth to light," External link

modernghana Friday, May 15, 2020 9:49:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Measures were put in place to locate their whereabouts,” External link

thestandard-zw Friday, May 15, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : "We are calling on the three citizens to work with the law enforcement agents in order to bring the truth to light," External link

pulse Friday, May 15, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : "We are calling on the three citizens to work with the law enforcement agents in order to bring the truth to light," External link

afp-en Friday, May 15, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “It means that the employees of these places have to be protected from potential infection. It also means that there should be enough security to prevent people from absconding,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “It means that the employees of these places have to be protected from potential infection. It also means that there should be enough security to prevent people from absconding,” External link

herald Wednesday, May 13, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : “If you have been in South Africa legally, there will be no endorsement on your passport, on those occasions where people could not renew their permits to stay in South Africa because there was a lockdown, they also get an exception to the immigration laws,” External link

zbc Monday, May 11, 2020 9:32:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Increased Government visibility on various platforms including social media, giving citizens a quick and easy platform to access relevant information on the Budget. To this end, the Ministry of Information and a number of other ministries, as well as the President, all have active accounts on Twitter, Facebook and Youtube,” External link

herald Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We are getting a lot media enquiries on weather Zimbabwe has deployed the Zimbabwe Defence Forces(ZDF) in Mozambique. The answer is that Zimbabwe has not deployed any troops in Mozambique,” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 3, 2020 6:03:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “from Monday you no longer need to be carrying an exemption letter to go into town or be in public, but you need to put on a mask” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 3, 2020 12:33:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "People have to understand that the virus is still with us. Nothing has happened to the virus. We need to continue taking caution and understand that the lockdown is still in force. " External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "For example, I asked the President specifically about the salons, he said yes, they can operate but only if they are complying with all these requirements such as social distancing, testing, wearing masks and sanitisers. " External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "The exemption letters were not part of law as such but what will prevail is that the police will ask people just to produce proof of where they are going. For example, when people are going to a funeral, the police may ask for the proof, which is for administrative purposes but the policy will then be the number of people meant to attend a funeral. The police may ask people to prove that they work under the category of industry and commerce. People can then produce these exemption letters, in some cases, this can take the form of company identification documents," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "For example, I asked the President specifically about the saloons, he said yes, they can operate but only if they are complying with all these requirements such as social distancing, testing, wearing masks and sanitisers. The hairdresser who is at work should have a mask. The client who wants to have his or her hair done should also have the mask. So the message from the President is that if anyone wants to start operating, they have to put safety measures first. On tuckshops, it depends whether they are formal or informal. The President in his statement was clear on which informal sectors will be allowed to open" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : "restaurants and other eateries can sell food but people should not eat on the premises. They have to take away the food" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : "People have to understand that the virus is still with us. Nothing has happened to the virus. We need to continue taking caution and understand that the lockdown is still in force. However, the directive means that some businesses have to open but people have to be tested first. If they are found to be positive they will be quarantined, if they are not they will be allowed to work" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “The exemption letters were not part of law as such but what will prevail is that the police will ask people just to produce proof of where they are going. For example, when people are going to a funeral, the police may ask for the proof, which is for administrative purposes but the policy will then be the number of people meant to attend a funeral. The police may ask people to prove that they work under the category of industry and commerce. People can then produce these exemption letters, in some cases, this can take the form of company identification documents,” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 3, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : “restaurants and other eateries can sell food but people should not eat on the premises. They have to take away the food.” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 3, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Today we received 20 Returnees aboard Ethiopian Airways from different places. 2 indicated elevated temperatures and were taken to a health facility. The other 18 have been taken to Belvedere Teachers’ College. If a different placement is procured then they may be moved there,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : “The number of returnees at Mosi oa Tunya High School Quarantine Centre has gone up to 60. There is one person with disabilities and two minors among the returnees. There was one late arrival from Botswana last night. Today they received 8 eight from Namibia, two (20 from Botswana and one from Zambia,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “One soldier lost his life while 24 others were injured. The injured were rushed to Kariba District Hospital,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, April 27, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “An Army truck involved in managing the #lockdownzim was involved in a fatal crush about 49km from Kariba on its way to Harare. One soldier lost his life while 24 others were injured. The injured were rushed to Kariba District Hospital. Condolences to the family of the deceased,” External link

zimeye Sunday, April 26, 2020 6:57:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "We said we will do 40 000 tests and surely, we cannot be manipulating numbers by 104, we could have said we tested 10 000 if there was any interest in doing that," "There is no case to be made here, but I will refer you to the Ministry of Health for the technical explanation, but government is determined to be transparent" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, April 26, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "I am not aware of any particular case where there have been false or wrong results from PCR machines that are used in all instances where government is involved," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, April 26, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We said we will do 40 000 tests and surely, we cannot be manipulating numbers by 104, we could have said we tested 10 000 if there was any interest in doing that,” “There is no case to be made here, but I will refer you to the Ministry of Health for the technical explanation, but government is determined to be transparent” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, April 26, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana announced : “people with influenza like symptoms and all patients with fever symptoms” External link

zimeye Friday, April 24, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana announced : "people with influenza like symptoms and all patients with fever symptoms" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 24, 2020 12:58:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We need to be very mindful of the language we use,” “When we do our messaging as media, I believe we need to continue amplifying the positive message, informative messages ensuring that all the seven normal discrimination categories are attended to, including the age groups, disability, sexuality” External link

zimeye Thursday, April 23, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We believe information plays a critical role in this fight against the invisible enemy called coronavirus,” External link

zimeye Thursday, April 23, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We need to be very mindful of the language we use,” “When we do our messaging as media, I believe we need to continue amplifying the positive message, informative messages ensuring that all the seven normal discrimination categories are attended to, including the age groups, disability, sexuality” External link

herald Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We believe information plays a critical role in this fight against the invisible enemy called coronavirus,” External link

herald Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:50:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about The UK ) : “The travellers from the UK will spend tonight at Belvedere Teachers’ College. Police are there to ensure that noone will break the law of the land,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "We received 65 Zimbabweans from the UK. Available place of quarantine is Belvedere Teacher's College. They are refusing this accommodation demanding hotels. Government can't afford. Why come from a Covid-19 hotspot during a lockdown and demand posh facilities at stretched public cost," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We received 65 Zimbabweans from the UK. Available place of quarantine is Belvedere Teacher’s College. They are refusing this accommodation demanding hotels. Government can’t afford. Why come from a Covid-19 hotspot during a lockdown and demand posh facilities at stretched public cost,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 21, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We received 65 Zimbabweans from the UK. Available place of quarantine is Belvedere Teacher’s College. They are refusing this accommodation demanding hotels. Government can’t afford. Why come from a Covid-19 hotspot during a lockdown and demand posh facilities at stretched public cost,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 21, 2020 7:49:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We received 65 Zimbabweans from the UK. Available place of quarantine is Belvedere Teacher’s College. They are refusing this accommodation demanding hotels. Government can’t afford. Why come from a Covid-19 hotspot during a lockdown and demand posh facilities at stretched public cost,” External link

herald Tuesday, April 21, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "As a ministry we have since addressed that issue and journalist are free to execute their duties freely" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 20, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Acie works for Innscor and is leading their Corporate Social Investment. He was not employed by Govt or offered a job. They are refurbishing a number of clinics around the country among other CSI” External link

zimeye Sunday, April 19, 2020 11:54:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "We have local companies that are producing paracetamol and they may choose to export it to another country, but we are saying before they do that they should look at our national requirements working with our health personnel before making such exports. Only the excess should leave the country," External link

allafrica Sunday, April 19, 2020 12:04:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Covid-19 has just begun to attack Zimbabwe and the spike is beginning to show an upward trend,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, April 19, 2020 6:18:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana noted : “Regarding the question of whether the #LockDownZim will be extended or not, and if extended, what shape that will take, we would like to advise that an announcement will be made tomorrow,” External link

herald Saturday, April 18, 2020 8:03:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “The new criteria also includes all frontline healthcare workers … the community around a cluster of cases … and all people above the 60s who are admitted with a chronic condition,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, April 17, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “In addition to this, the government has procured 3 000 rapid response testing kits which we will use to test suspected cases of Covid-19 as well,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, April 17, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We have local companies that are producing paracetamol and they may choose to export it to another country, but we are saying before they do that they should look at our national requirements working with our health personnel before making such exports. Only the excess should leave the country,” External link

herald Friday, April 17, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Government takes the risk of potential imported transmission seriously. We have 7 returnees who arrived from the US including 6 cruise ship workers who are in compulsory quarantine at a lodge in Harare. Those from Botswana are at Plumtree High and ZIPAM will be used for new arrivals,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 14, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "The 287 include seven locals who returned from the US, 265 who were in Botswana and 15 suspected Ethiopian nationals," External link

allafrica Monday, April 13, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : "We have 7 returnees who arrived from the US including 6 cruise ship workers who are in compulsory quarantine at a lodge in Harare. Those from Botswana are at Plumtree High and ZIPAM will be used for new arrivals," External link

allafrica Monday, April 13, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “As we ramp-up our testing, the number of #Covid19Zim positive cases keeps creeping up. Out of 547 tests, we have now recorded 14 positive cases and 3 deaths. As curves elsewhere are flattening, we are not out of the woods. #SocialDistancing has helped flatten the curve elsewhere,” External link

herald Sunday, April 12, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Stay home Zimbabwe. We are not hiding numbers, but certainly we are not yet testing enough,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Saturday, April 11, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about Enock Dongo ) : "ZINA boss Enock Dongo told President @edmnangagwa that all health workers should be tested for #Covid19Zim so as to protect themselves and patients," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 9, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Of course we have supermarkets but the government took into consideration that not everyone can afford to go there. Most people get vegetables and fruits from these traders,” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, April 9, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Dr Samukange speaks to HE President @edmnangagwa on behalf of Senior Doctors. He talked of the need to test more, results to come out early, rapid testing and the decetralisation of testing,” External link

zimeye Thursday, April 9, 2020 3:47:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Of course we have supermarkets but the government took into consideration that not everyone can afford to go there. Most people get vegetables and fruits from these traders," External link

allafrica Thursday, April 9, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Of course we have supermarkets but the government took into consideration that not everyone can afford to go there. Most people get vegetables and fruits from these traders," External link

trust Thursday, April 9, 2020 4:33:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Certainly the President has not issued a moratorium on the payment of rentals," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, April 8, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Certainly the President has not issued a moratorium on the payment of rentals,” “The COVID-19 Task Force discussed this request from some citizens and concluded that the government cannot interfere with this civil contract under the current laws” External link

thestandard-zw Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Government takes the risk of potential imported transmission seriously. We have 7 returnees who arrived from the US including 6 cruise ship workers who are in compulsory quarantine at a lodge in Harare. Those from Botswana are at Plumtree High and ZIPAM will be used for new arrivals,” External link

herald Tuesday, April 7, 2020 3:53:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “As part of social protection of the vulnerable, Government through the Department of Social Services, moved hundreds of homeless males to Mt Hampden, dozens of boys living and working on the streets to Ruwa Rehabilitation Centre and females are accommodated at Jamaica Inn during the lockdown,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 7, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “As part of social protection of the vulnerable, Government through the Department of Social Services, moved hundreds of homeless males to Mt Hampden, dozens of boys living and working on the streets to Ruwa Rehabilitation Centre and females are accommodated at Jamaica Inn during the lockdown,” External link

herald Tuesday, April 7, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “As part of social protection of the vulnerable, Government through the Department of Social Services moved hundreds of homeless males to Mt Hampden, dozens of boys living and working on the streets to Ruwa Rehabilitation Centre and females are accommodated at Jamaica Inn during the lockdown,” External link

herald Monday, April 6, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Members of the taskforce were directed to get tested for #Covid19Zim as they are meeting regularly and are not in self-quarantine,” External link

herald Thursday, April 2, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “If we have a successful Day1 then the rest will be a success,” External link

herald Monday, March 30, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We know it’s going to be uncomfortable but let’s contain ourselves and contain the virus,” External link

herald Monday, March 30, 2020 5:05:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "The date of the lockdown is 30 March 2020, this means it will start at 00:00 hours on Monday morning, the same way you celebrate New Year at midnight of the New Year's Eve is the same way we start at midnight," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, March 29, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana : “Legal instruments are being put in place to deal with and punish those who cause unnecessary alarm and despondency through social and other media, during this emergency. We need to act responsibly” External link

zimeye Saturday, March 28, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “COVID-19 burials are not just being handled any how because they have to be carried out within the stipulated time-frames and under the guidance of professionally trained health workers who oversee the process right from the place of death to the place of burial in order to avoid infections in the best interest of the public,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, March 27, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "COVID-19 burials are not just being handled any how because they have to be carried out within the stipulated time-frames and under the guidance of professionally trained health workers who oversee the process right from the place of death to the place of burial in order to avoid infections in the best interest of the public," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 27, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “His legacy will live on. He made 21 episodes of State of the Nation, which we will preserve and archive for posterity,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, March 25, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “His legacy will live on. He made 21 episodes of State of the Nation, which we will preserve and archive for posterity,” External link

herald Wednesday, March 25, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Mr Zororo Makamba was laid to rest today. All protocols in handling departed loved ones who pass on from infectious conditions were followed. May he rest in glory. His legacy will live on,” External link

herald Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana warned : “A quick survey around town shows a lot of religious activity above 100 people . Let’s be responsible, tinopera. Tigoenda Gehena futi!” External link

zimeye Sunday, March 22, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana urged : “In times like this, let every community leader, every institution leader and even political leaders exercise self-restraint in making Covid-19 announcements so the Nation can be given accurate information by the Ministry of Health and Child Care. Let’s play our appreciable role by taking these measures,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, March 21, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana wrote : “There is something called ‘dark/black humour’ or ‘gallows humour,’ this is legit humour which makes light of a subject ordinarily considered as a taboo or sensitive,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, March 13, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana wrote : "There is something called ‘dark/black humour' or ‘gallows humour,' this is legit humour which makes light of a subject ordinarily considered as a taboo or sensitive," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 13, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "The Legislature should expedite the passing of laws that help us to deal with this scourge," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, March 11, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Government feels very strongly that no Zimbabwean should disappear without trace and empathizes with the Dzamara family in their quest for the safe return of their loved one,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, March 11, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Government feels very strongly that no Zimbabwean should disappear without trace and empathizes with the Dzamara family in their quest for the safe return of their loved one,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, March 10, 2020 7:01:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “The Government remains open to engagement with all diplomats accredited to Zimbabwe and provide clarity on any matter of mutual interest using the agreed formal channels,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, March 10, 2020 7:01:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Government feels very strongly that no Zimbabwean should disappear without trace and empathizes with the Dzamara family in their quest for the safe return of their loved one,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, March 10, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Government feels very strongly that no Zimbabwean should disappear without trace and empathizes with the Dzamara family in their quest for the safe return of their loved one,” External link

herald Tuesday, March 10, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : “Any acts of criminality by anyone are subjected to the criminal justice processes of the country,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, March 6, 2020 5:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “All Zimbabwe asks for is to be allowed space to be a full member of the community of nations transacting without restrictions as other nations do,” “We don’t seek to interfere with the foreign policy or interests of any nation and we have no history of doing that. Our commitment is to the development of our country and the delivery of socio-economic outcomes of our people,” External link

herald Friday, March 6, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Once again the government of the United States has chosen to strangely characterise Zimbabwe as a country that poses an extraordinary threat to the foreign policy of the United States," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, March 6, 2020 12:26:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “The Government has noted with dismay the White House Message to the United States Congress, in which a decision was made to extend the sanctions against the Republic of Zimbabwe, for one more year,” External link

zimeye Thursday, March 5, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “The Government of Zimbabwe strongly objects to the unfounded assertion that its security forces engaged in acts of extrajudicial killings and rape against its citizens in the last year,” External link

zimeye Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana warned : "The law will take its course against those who engage in wanton destruction of property and acts of anarchy," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:14:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "The principle of a smart city is based on technology, but technology is not only about security; it's about delivery of service efficiently in a modern way using cutting-edge innovations," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 2, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : "We cannot run away from technology because of your paranoia," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 2, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : "When it comes to those anxieties, which I don't believe are coming from civil society or anyone else but you, we have section 57 of our constitution, which protects the right to privacy," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 2, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “The principle of a smart city is based on technology, but technology is not only about security; it’s about delivery of service efficiently in a modern way using cutting-edge innovations,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : “We cannot run away from technology because of your paranoia,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : “When it comes to those anxieties, which I don’t believe are coming from civil society or anyone else but you, we have section 57 of our constitution, which protects the right to privacy,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana claimed : “Regarding the stadia that have been deemed fit not for purpose; Govt has already come up with a plan to ensure that Zimbabweans will watch international matches at home. An announcement will be made within the next few days,” External link

zimeye Friday, February 28, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Mozambique is arguing that there is no compelling case for the construction of the second pipeline because of the underutilisation of the existing one. A feasibility study has been commissioned and the process is currently underway,” External link

theindependent Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "This is where we bring more players into the broadcasting sector by licensing more TV stations and completing the three-tier broadcasting system through the launching of community radio stations. Freedom of expression is given more legs and communities empowered," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 21, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Freedom of expression is given more legs and communities empowered,” External link

herald Friday, February 21, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana told ( about Thabo Mbeki ) : “There is absolutely no reason to invite Mbeki to mediate anything in Zimbabwe,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, February 17, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “He comments without understanding. He is not a bad guy, but ill-informed comments make one sound like a dunce,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, February 16, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Government weighs its position on genetically modified maize against the nutritional needs of the nation and proceeds guided by that assessment,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, February 4, 2020 11:54:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Government weighs its position on genetically modified maize against the nutritional needs of the nation and proceeds guided by that assessment,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, February 4, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Government weighs its position on genetically modified corn against the nutritional needs of the nation and proceeds guided by that assessment,” External link

time Friday, January 31, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Government weighs its position on genetically modified corn against the nutritional needs of the nation and proceeds guided by that assessment,” External link

zimeye Friday, January 31, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “More so if it [criminal activity] involves people in positions of trust such as senior government officials and members of the security services,” “We have a fiduciary role and we are not put in the these positions to pursue selfish self-interest” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, January 12, 2020 9:54:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana claimed : “Community bakeries have started producing high quality confectionery products at less than half the price charged by conventional bakers in Masvingo. A loaf of bread in parts of rural Masvingo is selling at $8,50 compared to $18,50 in urban outlets” External link

zimeye Thursday, January 9, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “President Mnangagwa’s presidency is completely different from the previous dispensation. He will take his annual leave on the day of his choosing like everyone else,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, December 28, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana answered : "The coming together of Political Actors under one banner (POLAD) and the official launch symbolised the unity of purpose," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, December 24, 2019 8:03:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Slower than we had promised and slower than we had hoped for, these reforms are nevertheless progressing steadily. A year is not a long time to effect the scale of reform to which we have committed ourselves. Forcing the depth and pace of such reform." External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:29:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "MDC was asked to move its programme to the Showgrounds, but they insisted on holding it in the streets of Harare outside its headquarters," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 24, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "The theory that the ZWL is not a popular currency is debunked by the fact that it's so much on demand that some are prepared to buy it on the black market and in dark alleys. It's easier to get forex from your bank than our much sought after ZWL," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 22, 2019 8:35:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "It's actually meant for the expectant mothers to know and yes it's news. The good thing about news is no one is forced to read that which does not stimulate them." External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 22, 2019 1:59:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “There are lots of incentives for our local businesspeople and also to attract investment (in the Budget),” External link

herald Monday, November 18, 2019 2:13:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana told : "But when we talk about his successor it is not about now. Like in any other organisation, a succession plan is a full schedule and the president is infusing youths for them to learn leadership," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 17, 2019 10:04:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “If the government is not investing in electricity — power generation — then we are not doing what we are supposed to be doing. But if there is a government which is talking of generating over 2 000 megawatts from Batoka and is investing in that, and is talking of turbines, then we are talking. If you go there, there is construction going on,” External link

theindependent Saturday, November 16, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "If the government is not investing in electricity — power generation — then we are not doing what we are supposed to be doing. But if there is a government which is talking of generating over 2 000 megawatts from Batoka and is investing in that, and is talking of turbines, then we are talking. If you go there, there is construction going on," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 15, 2019 10:14:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We espouse the belief that freedoms of expression and universal access to information as enshrined in the Constitution are important ingredients in the realisation of the Transitional Stabilisation Programme TSP as well as the attainment of Vision 2030,” “It is not secret that a vibrant media sector which is accessible to all will help bring our people together and help Zimbabweans to tell their own story to themselves and to the world. The evolution of the media sector into the desired vision can only be achieved through team effort from various players in the industry” External link

zbc Friday, November 15, 2019 3:52:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "The president exercises his prerogative to pick and deploy any Zimbabwean he believes will help him deliver on his mandate," "This is what he did in the recent Cabinet reshuffle. In this case, the Unity Accord does not play a role" External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, November 10, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "The president exercises his prerogative to pick and deploy any Zimbabwean he believes will help him deliver on his mandate," "This is what he did in the recent Cabinet reshuffle. In this case, the Unity Accord does not play a role" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 10, 2019 12:57:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “The president exercises his prerogative to pick and deploy any Zimbabwean he believes will help him deliver on his mandate,” “This is what he did in the recent Cabinet reshuffle. In this case, the Unity Accord does not play a role” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, November 10, 2019 6:38:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "In return, the government expects conventional interactions with all diplomats and to be paid the same courtesy in return. Diplomatic missions are not troll farms and the government hopes that they will not behave as such and act appropriately," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 31, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “These so-called ‘lists’ have just become a farcical and a form of hegemonic arbitrary justice,” “Somebody is placed on these lists based on what exactly? Social media chatter? Where is the justice in that? The US brands itself a fair country but everything we have seen regarding the sanctions issue has been stubborn arrogance. And to ominously announce it on the day Sadc spoke, betrays a paramount attitude towards African states” External link

newsday Tuesday, October 29, 2019 3:04:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "These so-called ‘lists' have just become a farcical and a form of hegemonic arbitrary justice," "Somebody is placed on these lists based on what exactly? Social media chatter? Where is the justice in that? The US brands itself a fair country but everything we have seen regarding the sanctions issue has been stubborn arrogance. And to ominously announce it on the day Sadc spoke, betrays a paramount attitude towards African states" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 29, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “These so-called ‘lists’ have just become a farcical and a form of hegemonic arbitrary justice,” “Somebody is placed on these lists based on what exactly? Social media chatter? Where is the justice in that? The US brands itself a fair country but everything we have seen regarding the sanctions issue has been stubborn arrogance. And to ominously announce it on the day Sadc spoke, betrays a paramount attitude towards African states” External link

thestandard-zw Monday, October 28, 2019 11:47:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about Owen Ncube ) : “The US brands itself a fair country but everything we have seen regarding the sanctions issue has been nothing but obstinate arrogance. I advise anyone to check Minister Owen Ncube’s travel history and see whether the US has ever been part of his prime destinations,” External link

herald Monday, October 28, 2019 1:54:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : "I have heard some people saying on the 26th (of October) the sanctions will remain. That is not the idea: the idea is the conversation, and you saw how effective this has been. " External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, October 27, 2019 1:58:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about The UK ) : "The SADC [Southern African Development Community] made this day a yearly event as long as a member state is under sanctions" External link

aa-en Friday, October 25, 2019 10:22:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about The UK ) : "The SADC [Southern African Development Community] made this day a yearly event as long as a member state is under sanctions" External link

haberler-en Friday, October 25, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "My understanding is that he uses it (hotel) in the same way MPs do. That's when there's cabinet, which means a couple of days a week or so. There's definitely no block booking for a long stretch. So no, he does not stay there but checks in in the same way a Harare-based bureaucrat does when he works in Bulawayo," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, October 21, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “The government indulged the consortium by working with them outside the framework agreement. Regardless, it failed to present a common position,” “The exclusion of Transnet had a legal impact on the tender, which had been awarded to them as a consortium. In light of the foregoing, the government took a position to issue a new tender” External link

businessday Thursday, October 17, 2019 3:59:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "On October 16, 2017, Cabinet granted authority for the NRZ board to negotiate with the consortium and once agreed, to come back and seek Cabinet approval through the Joint Venture Unit," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 17, 2019 1:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Several meetings between DIDG and NRZ leadership took place at which they also raised the concerns that were subject of their appeal," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 17, 2019 1:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “On October 16, 2017, Cabinet granted authority for the NRZ board to negotiate with the consortium and once agreed, to come back and seek Cabinet approval through the Joint Venture Unit,” External link

herald Thursday, October 17, 2019 2:54:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Several meetings between DIDG and NRZ leadership took place at which they also raised the concerns that were subject of their appeal,” External link

herald Thursday, October 17, 2019 2:54:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “His views are personal and not indicative of the government’s policy thrust,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, October 4, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : “The RBZ will regularly inject money into the economy in a measured way. The government will continue to give the nation updates on currency reform as and when necessary,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, October 4, 2019 3:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana assuré : “le gouvernement a un profond dégoût de toute forme d’esclavage et de servitude” External link

AfricaNews-French Friday, October 4, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "His views are personal and not indicative of the government's policy thrust," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 4, 2019 12:21:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : "The RBZ will regularly inject money into the economy in a measured way. The government will continue to give the nation updates on currency reform as and when necessary," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 4, 2019 12:21:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “His views are personal and not indicative of the government’s policy thrust,” External link

zimeye Friday, October 4, 2019 12:18:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana added : “The RBZ will regularly inject money into the economy in a measured way. The government will continue to give the nation updates on currency reform as and when necessary,” External link

zimeye Friday, October 4, 2019 12:18:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about Eddie Cross ) : “Mr E. Cross pronounced that Zimbabwe will be introducing a new currency in November 2019. We would like to make it clear that Mr E. Cross does not speak for the Government of Zimbabwe. Neither does he speak for the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ),” “His views are personal and not indicative of Government’s policy thrust. The Reserve Bank will regularly inject money into the economy in a measured and responsible way. Government will continue to give the nation updates on currency reform as and when necessary” External link

insiderzim Thursday, October 3, 2019 11:04:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about Eddie Cross ) : “We would like to make it clear that Mr E. Cross does not speak for the government of Zimbabwe, neither does he speak for the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ). His views are personal and not indicative of Government’s policy thrust,” External link

zbc Thursday, October 3, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Zimbabwe’s Constitution prohibits forced or compulsory labour. We also amended the Labour Act in 2015 to ensure that it is aligned with the Constitution. As a government we have a very strong revulsion towards any form of slavery or servitude,” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, October 3, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Apparently, invoking the repulsive prospect of alleged forced labour is a new nomenclature for seeking to bar Zimbabwe’s diamonds from the international market after previous attempts to label Zimbabwean diamonds as blood diamonds failed,” “We will engage the US authorities on this while we continue with our re-engagement efforts as part of President Mnangagwa’s continuous foreign policy thrust of locating Zimbabwe within the global family of nations,” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, October 3, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “To even suggest that Zimbabwe has some form of corporate forced labour is mischievous or simply ignorant,” External link

EastAfrican Wednesday, October 2, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “It’s unfortunate that the US authorities have been misinformed or misled to believe that Zimbabwe is mining diamonds through forced labour,” “As a government we have a very strong revulsion towards any form of slavery or servitude. To even suggest that Zimbabwe has some form of corporate forced labor is either mischievous or simply ignorant” External link

insiderzim Wednesday, October 2, 2019 2:49:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “As a government we have a very strong revulsion towards any form of slavery or servitude, to even suggest that Zimbabwe has some form of corporate forced labor is either mischievous or simply ignorant,” External link

zbc Wednesday, October 2, 2019 12:08:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Zimbabwe’s Constitution prohibits forced or compulsory labour. We also amended the Labour Act in 2015 to ensure that it is aligned with the Constitution. As a Government we have a very strong revulsion towards any form of slavery or servitude,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, October 2, 2019 7:17:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Apparently, invoking the repulsive prospect of alleged forced labour is a new nomenclature for seeking to bar Zimbabwe’s diamonds from the international market after previous attempts to label Zimbabwean diamonds as blood diamonds failed,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, October 2, 2019 7:17:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Zimbabwe’s Constitution prohibits forced or compulsory labour. We also amended the Labour Act in 2015 to ensure that it is aligned with the Constitution. As a Government we have a very strong revulsion towards any form of slavery or servitude,” External link

herald Wednesday, October 2, 2019 4:30:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Apparently, invoking the repulsive prospect of alleged forced labour is a new nomenclature for seeking to bar Zimbabwe’s diamonds from the international market after previous attempts to label Zimbabwean diamonds as blood diamonds failed,” External link

herald Wednesday, October 2, 2019 4:30:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "We also have sign language on the national television. ZBC has 10 to12 local languages and soon, we are going to launch community radio stations. Language is important because it is the basis for culture, custom and way of living of people," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 28, 2019 10:24:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “The family of the late former president R.G Mugabe has expressed its desire to proceed with his burial in Zvimba. In line with government policy to respect the wishes of families or deceased heroes, government is cooperating with the Mugabe family in their new position,” External link

businessday Thursday, September 26, 2019 11:54:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Informed voters are voting on patriotism and principle as they did in 2018,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, September 24, 2019 7:06:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “I can confirm that the Government has released funds to Harare City Council,” External link

herald Tuesday, September 24, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “The move was initiated by the Government and not the council. The Harare City Council’s billing has not been functioning for the past five months that is the reason why they are broke. It is an inefficient council putting the life of the residents at risk. The Government will not fold its hands,” “We cannot have a council politicking. We cannot politicise the issue of water. There is no need to play around with residents lives,” External link

herald Tuesday, September 24, 2019 2:52:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “In normal cases, the president does not interfere with the affairs of an institution” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, September 22, 2019 7:04:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "There is definitely a third force trying to stir things a certain way, the same force that tried to eliminate the President on 23 June 2018," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, September 17, 2019 4:20:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “I don’t know when the engineers will be done with the construction but the engineers have already started designing,” External link

zimeye Sunday, September 15, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “He passed away early this morning,” External link

newsday Friday, September 6, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "He was supposed to leave much later but he will be back much earlier," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 6, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana noted : "Government of Zimbabwe expects those countries committed to supporting the freedom of expression, association and assembly – seen as facets for a politically stable, economic stable and prosperous Zimbabwe – to exercise impartiality and not to unduly interfere in the internal affairs of Zimbabwe in a way that promotes unrest and public disorder unless they harbor an ulterior motive," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, September 4, 2019 8:05:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana noted : "Government of Zimbabwe expects those countries committed to supporting the freedom of expression, association and assembly – seen as facets for a politically stable, economic stable and prosperous Zimbabwe – to exercise impartiality and not to unduly interfere in the internal affairs of Zimbabwe in a way that promotes unrest and public disorder unless they harbor an ulterior motive," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 4, 2019 3:47:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana added ( about Amnesty ) : "As Amnesty no longer operates an office in Harare, one wonders how they were able to verify these allegations. Its country director had resigned once the fraud was revealed, while the chair and finance officer are currently suspended and Muleya Mwananyanda is based out of Johannesburg in neighbouring South Africa. " External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 2, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "What is going on at Amnesty International? First, two staff members killed themselves last year. Then an internal review ordered by Amnesty secretary-general Kumi Naidoo revealed a 'toxic' workplace culture of bullying and nepotism," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 2, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana added ( about Amnesty ) : "We also wish Amnesty International would improve on its governance and credibility after recent corruption scandals involving the major abuse of donor funding and false claims that one Tinashe Kaitano of Kadoma had been shot by authorities and buried, a claim which later proved to be a falsehood when Mr Kaitano appeared in court," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 2, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about Amnesty ) : "We also wish Amnesty International would improve on its governance and credibility after recent corruption scandals involving the major abuse of donor funding and false claims that one Tinashe Kaitano of Kadoma had been shot by authorities and buried, a claim which later proved to be a falsehood when Mr Kaitano appeared in court," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 2, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “We have started the sensitisation meetings with people in the respective benefiting communities. Beitbridge is our first port of call and we will be going to Chiredzi and other towns in due course,” External link

herald Monday, September 2, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “This will be put under our 100-day projects so that we implement the recommendations quickly,” External link

herald Monday, September 2, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “What is going on at Amnesty International? First, two staff members killed themselves last year. Then an internal review ordered by Amnesty secretary-general Kumi Naidoo revealed a ‘toxic’ workplace culture of bullying and nepotism,” External link

herald Monday, September 2, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about Amnesty ) : “We also wish Amnesty International would improve on its governance and credibility after recent corruption scandals involving the major abuse of donor funding and false claims that one Tinashe Kaitano of Kadoma had been shot by authorities and buried, a claim which later proved to be a falsehood when Mr Kaitano appeared in court,” External link

herald Monday, September 2, 2019 2:16:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about Amnesty ) : “We also wish Amnesty International would improve on its governance and credibility after recent corruption scandals involving the major abuse of donor funding and false claims that one Tinashe Kaitano of Kadoma had been shot by authorities and buried, a claim which later proved to be a falsehood when Mr. Kaitano appeared in court,” External link

insiderzim Sunday, September 1, 2019 7:34:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about Amnesty ) : “We also wish Amnesty International would improve on its governance and credibility after recent corruption scandals involving the major abuse of donor funding and false claims that one Tinashe Kaitano of Kadoma had been shot by authorities and buried, a claim which later proved to be a falsehood when Mr. Kaitano appeared in court,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, August 31, 2019 6:29:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said ( about Commission ) : “We, therefore, take serious umbrage at the posturing of some foreign powers who have taken it upon themselves to invoke actions that are clearly out of sync with the spirit and letter of the Commission whose work was public and credible,” External link

jamiiforums Friday, August 30, 2019 5:49:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Police had also issued a statement informing everyone that this would not be a legal protest. These are the circumstances that led to the dispersing of the protesters. ‘‘It is the same issue of planned violence that also informed the prohibition of subsequent planned protests elsewhere. The safeguards within our law include access to the court where decisions of this nature are presented for review when one is aggrieved. In all the cases involved, the courts agreed with the police assessments.’’ Mangwana said it was the prospect of a repeat of the demonstrations and direct threats of violence that led authorities to take preventative action by prohibiting the protests that threatened the security of persons and property. ‘‘We also wish Amnesty International would improve on its governance and credibility after recent corruption scandals involving the major abuse of donor funding and false claims that one Tinashe Kaitano of Kadoma had been shot by authorities and buried, a claim which later proved to be a falsehood when Mr Kaitano appeared in court,’’ he said. Mangwana said Government will continue on its reform agenda. ‘’Two of the bills replacing AIPPA are already before Parliament and we have keenly followed and absorbed the contributions coming from citizens and other stakeholders in the outreach programme,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, August 28, 2019 6:45:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Police had also issued a statement informing everyone that this would not be a legal protest. These are the circumstances that led to the dispersing of the protesters. ‘‘It is the same issue of planned violence that also informed the prohibition of subsequent planned protests elsewhere. The safeguards within our law include access to the court where decisions of this nature are presented for review when one is aggrieved. In all the cases involved, the courts agreed with the police assessments.’’ Mr Mangwana said it was the prospect of a repeat of the illegal demonstrations and direct threats of violence that led authorities to take preventative action by prohibiting the protests that threatened the security of persons and property. ‘‘We also wish Amnesty International would improve on its governance and credibility after recent corruption scandals involving the major abuse of donor funding and false claims that one Tinashe Kaitano of Kadoma had been shot by authorities and buried, a claim which later proved to be a falsehood when Mr Kaitano appeared in court,’’ he said. Mr Mangwana said Government will continue on its reform agenda in spite of the recent setbacks from the opposition and other anti-government machinations. On media reforms, he said the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (AIPPA)’s replacement bills that were before Parliament were for the people and reflected both the values and aspirations of Zimbabweans. ‘’Two of the bills replacing AIPPA are already before Parliament and we have keenly followed and absorbed the contributions coming from citizens and other stakeholders in the outreach programme,” External link

herald Wednesday, August 28, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana claimed : “Actors are being paid to come up with performances and not so true accusations of abductions,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, August 25, 2019 10:55:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana claimed : "Actors are being paid to come up with performances and not so true accusations of abductions," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 25, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana claimed : “Actors are being paid to come up with performances and not so true accusations of abductions,” External link

zimeye Sunday, August 25, 2019 7:09:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “Recent activities in Zimbabwe have all the hallmarks of ‘black ops’, hence need to be analysed dispassionately. Who stands to gain from damage to ED’s local and international prestige? Why would masked people abduct then order the victim not to criticise government? Nicely setting things up?” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, August 25, 2019 2:51:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana claimed : “Actors are being paid to come up with performances and not so true accusations of abductions,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, August 25, 2019 1:21:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : “You are already doing content production for ZBC, it means you are filling in the gap between theory and practice,” External link

zbc Saturday, August 24, 2019 12:00:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Recent activities in Zimbabwe have all the hallmarks of black ops hence need to be analysed dispassionately. Who stands to gain from damage to ED's local and international prestige? Why would masked people abduct then order victim not to criticise government? Nicely setting things up?" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, August 23, 2019 9:55:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Let's show the good that is happening on social media, let's use social media to spread developmental stories," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 23, 2019 9:49:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana said : "Recent activities in Zimbabwe have all the hallmarks of black ops hence need to be analysed dispassionately. Who stands to gain from damage to ED's local and international prestige? Why would masked people abduct then order victim not to criticise government? Nicely setting things up?" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 23, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana argued : “The people pronounced themselves and gave the mandate to Zanu PF. Notwithstanding that Zanu PF is saying all Zimbabweans have a right to participate in the discourse of this country. But we will not be dragged to a bilateral backdoor power sharing negotiation with the MDC” External link

zimeye Friday, August 23, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

Nick Mangwana expliqué : "La déclaration des Missions oublie de reconnaître que la Haute cour a pris une décision réfléchie par rapport à la légalité des manifestations de l'Alliance-MDC de l'opposition après que la Police de la République du Zimbabwe - en sa qualité d'autorité régulatrice - eut banni les actions prévues le 16 août, par le biais d'une ordonnance d'interdiction" External link

infosplusgabon Thursday, August 22, 2019 4:07:00 PM EAT

Nick Mangwana déclaré : "Il y a beaucoup de choses sur lesquelles nous sommes en désaccord en tant que Zimbabwéens. Il est compréhensible que nous soyons différents et ayons des points de vue différents. Mais pouvons-nous au moins être d’accord sur cette réalité et pouvoir en discuter plus tard; Le Zimbabwe est sous sanctions" External link

infosplusgabon Monday, April 15, 2019 12:54:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
chairperson50.00%EN04/22/201722/04/2017
chairman25.00%EN04/22/201722/04/2017
representative25.00%EN01/02/201702/01/2017
Names Lang Count
Nick MangwanaEN100.00%


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