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MDC-T robbed of its main subject of critique and model for antithesis

ROBERT Mugabe’s resignation as President of Zimbabwe on 21 November 2017 signaled the end of more than just his own era in politics. It cast a grave shadow and ominous portent for the viability of opposition politics in general, and that of the MDC-T and its leader in particular. Robbed of the main subject of its critique and model for ...

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Call for lung health screening in top football clubs

Professional footballers should be screened for exercise-induced asthma, researchers say, after a study found three in 10 could be affected. University of Kent scientists used lung tests to identify players with symptoms and improved their fitness after treatment. Elite athletes are known to be prone to asthma-related problems because of their high-intensity breathing. Experts said screening made sense and could ...

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HIV+ nurse fired

A Harare nurse, who failed to disclose her HIV status during her recruitment, has been left jobless after her employer, St Anne’s Hospital discovered that she was indeed positive after serving the institution for two years. The woman was diagnosed with HIV in 2003 while she was employed at Avenues Clinic in Harare. She resigned in 2006 due to ill ...

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Mnangagwa’s extra-ordinary track-record of escape

A child of the revolution, nurtured on the perennial run, from childhood to the present age of 75. Multiple narrow escapes! Emmerson Munangagwa’s multiple escapes remain too extra-ordinary to be of Man-making! This is of the anointing of God! The longest and most challenging, brutish and nasty of its kind. I hold no fear for Zimbabwean President Emmerson Munangagwa as ...

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California’s Thomas Fire scorches area larger than New York City

The most destructive wildfire raging in southern California has expanded significantly, scorching an area larger than New York City. The Thomas fire in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties has consumed 230,000 acres in the past week. Fanned by strong winds, it has become the fifth largest wildfire in recorded state history after it grew by more than 50,000 acres in ...

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Wicknell Chivayo arrested

Controversial and high-living Harare businessman, Wicknell Chivayo, was arrested at the crack of dawn at his home yesterday in connection with his power deals which saw him being advanced $5 million before work commenced at one of the contentious projects. Among the deals, the burly businessman was awarded a $200 million tender for the Gwanda Solar Project. ZPC senior management ...

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Chivayo feels heat over Zesa projects

Controversial  Harare businessman, Wicknell Chivayo, is staring down the barrel of a gun as the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) and Parliament turn the heat on him in a bid to have his power deals cancelled. This comes as Zesa Holdings chief executive, Josh Chifamba, confirmed to the Daily News On Sunday yesterday that a board meeting would be held ...

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‘Mugabe was captured,’ says his obedient son

Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu says former president Robert Mugabe was captured by people bent on destroying Zanu-PF as he justified the military takeover of government last month Mpofu told heads of departments and parastatals under his ministry that political cheats had infiltrated and divided Zanu-PF. “The legacy of our former president Robert Mugabe, a revered statesman and one of ...

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3 Mugabe laws that will scare away investors in Mnangagwa era

Since the deposition of Zimbabwe’s long-serving dictator Robert Mugabe from power by the military on 14 November, the country has seen an ever-changing citizenry in terms of political choices.During the period when the old former dictator was holed up in his home at gunpoint while under house arrest by the military, one thing was clear, the citizens knew what they ...

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‘Mnangagwa and Chinamasa are chameleons’

Devolution and nothing else is what people asked for Revolutionary greetings dear comrades. I still reiterate that a leopard will never change its spots. On the other hand a chameleonic person is the most dangerous because his true colours are unknown. He changes colour to suit the present environment hence he is not worth the trust of a sane man. ...

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