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Mnangagwa targets economic jumpstart

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has described his first 10 days in office as hectic, but expressed optimism that his Cabinet team would live up to expectations and give the country’s battered economy a much-needed jumpstart after decades of decay under his predecessor Robert Mugabe’s administration. Mnangagwa – who is still smarting from a weekend boob, where he appointed more than the ...

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Are 90% of Zimbabweans unemployed?

There are a lot of figures for the rate of unemployment in Zimbabwe doing the rounds, from 95% to 5%, which is surely the biggest range you’ll see for estimates of any indicator. The Archbishop of York, John Sentamu, quoted a figure of 90% on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show last week. So why is there such a range? It ...

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Mnangagwa swears-in new cabinet ministers

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has sworn in members of the new cabinet at State House in Harare today. First to take the oath of office were cabinet ministers, followed by Dr Christopher Mushohwe, who is the who is the Minister of State for Government Scholarships in the President’s Office, ministers of state for provincial affairs and then deputy ministers. The President ...

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Prophet Magaya hosted by Angolan army

PROPHETIC Healing and Deliverance ministries founder, Dr Prophet Walter Magaya was offered pieces of land to construct churches by the Angolan army general. Angola National Army Zi-Grante general Armando Jose received Prophet Magaya upon his arrival at Aeroporto Internacional 4 De Fevereiro Partidas and took him to a hotel where he thanked the man of cloth for changing lives of ...

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‘Mnangagwa reveals support for white farmers’

On 14 January 2016 the Telegraph reported that, President Emmerson Mnangagwa, revealed the “secret” that he personally protected scores of white farmers from being driven from their land at the height of the Zanu-PF-sanctioned farm invasions. This might be good for his efforts on re-engagement with the outer world. Mr Mnangagwa told mourners at a memorial service for 74-year-old Estelle ...

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City council to hand over 1 000 stands in Bulawayo

THE Bulawayo City Council will in the next few weeks hand over more than 1 000 stands in different suburbs in the city which were serviced under the Rapid Results Approach (RRA) programme launched in August. The RRA programme was launched by the Government on 28 August to 5 December with special focus on increasing water and sewer services by ...

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Trump obscene remarks were real – TV host Billy Bush

Former NBC TV host Billy Bush has confirmed that he heard Donald Trump boasting about grabbing women by the genitals in a 2005 recording. In the New York Times, he said the US president was “indulging in revisionist history”, amid reports Mr Trump now questioned whether the tape was real. Mr Trump originally apologised for the remarks, which came to ...

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General orders army not to harass citizens

The Commander Zimbabwe National Army Lieutenant General Phillip Valerio Sibanda has called on the national army to be disciplined and to desist from harassing citizens. Lieutenant General Sibanda was addressing a pass out parade of 590 recruits at Battlefields in Mhondoro Ngezi. Discipline and patriotism are very essential in the military because of the extreme duties that the armed forces ...

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Jonathan Moyo was spot on with regards to ‘The Blue Ocean Strategy’

The Blue Ocean document has been a source of much contention in Zanu-PF and is said to have been authored by members of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association who had selected Emmerson Mnangagwa to succeed Robert Mugabe as the leader of Zanu-PF. The war vets came out to air their demand to the public telling President Robert Mugabe ...

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Dokora breaks the record of Zim’s short-lived govt ministers

If there was someone queer enough to apply to Guinness Book of World Records to have the title “shortest lived government ministers” added to their database, the category will certainly not be short of takers. Among the frontrunners would be South Africa’s former Finance minister Des van Rooyen who was reshuffled after three days by President Jacob Zuma following widespread ...

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