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Bosso acting-chair faces recall

SOME Highlanders members, working in cahoots with certain board members, are reportedly planning to present a dossier during the club’s annual general meeting tomorrow that will justify the recalling of their acting chairman, Modern Ngwenya, from the club leadership. Ngwenya has been holding fort since the suspension of substantive club chairman Peter Dube in November 2016 by Zifa and some ...

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Bosso urged to ‘Reform or die!’

HIGHLANDERS members tomorrow meet at their club house to fulfil a constitutional requirement to hold  an annual general meeting. But their  agenda uses  the same template year in and year out. Members will listen to the chairman and treasurer’s reports as well as that of the board chairman, deliberate on it briefly and then adopt it. In between the reports ...

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Foreigners in Zimbabwe mine wrangle

A FIVE-YEAR–OLD mine wrangle between a Lebanese-born Australian businessman and a Russian working with local partners has affected operations at two chrome mines in Midlands after one of the parties applied for liquidation of the holding company, High Court papers have revealed. The wrangle, which has sucked in lawyer, Gerald Mlotshwa, has seen two mines, Gothic and Pengamesu, which belong ...

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Chiyangwa ‘sweats’ over divorce

FLAMBOYANT property mogul Phillip Chiyangwa has filed an appearance to defend the divorce litigation brought before the High Court by his estranged wife, Elizabeth (nee Jumah), who is seeking termination of the couple’s 30-year-old marriage citing irreconcilable differences. Elizabeth rekindled the divorce proceedings on January 11 this year after the initial application filed in 2013 failed to materialise following what ...

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Mnangagwa’s major headache

Mnangagwa faces a major headache following revelations that a number of legislators linked to the Generation 40 (G40) faction are mulling shifting their allegiance to former vice president Joice Mujuru’s National People’s Party (NPP). A well-placed source in Zanu-PF told the Daily News yesterday that “dozens” of the party’s Members of Parliament do not feel that they still have space ...

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The love scandals that rocked Zanu-PF

Those who live in glass houses should not throw stones, but obviously someone forgot to tell the folks inside Zanu-PF. In this expose, we look at the love scandals that have dominated Mugabe’s party since independence in 1980. President Emmerson Mnangagwa Robert Mugabe told a bumper crowd in Bindura that a 72-minute video presented in the Zanu PF politburo by ...

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UZ Vice Chancellor threatens to fire staff over Grace PhD

University of Zimbabwe (UZ) Vice Chancellor Levi Nyagura has reportedly turned to harassing lecturers who have questioned former First Lady Grace Mugabe’s doctorate awarded controversially in 2014, the NewZimbabwe.com reported. Nyagura, according to a lecturer, Wilbert Sadomba, called together all staff from the Social Studies Department on Wednesday and threatened to wield the axe. “He called us to a meeting ...

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Chiyangwa’s legitimacy crisis

THOSE not remotely interested in the boardroom politics of Zimbabwean football are probably wondering what the hullabaloo is all about. Though one cannot totally dismiss vested interest and personality clashes being behind it all, the uproar is hard to ignore-especially when allegations of gross mismanagement and constitutional violations are flying thick and fast in the direction of the head of ...

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Zimra officers live in fear

ZIMBABWE Revenue Authority (Zimra) officials countrywide in charge of the Electronic Cargo Tracking System (ECTS), which curbs transit fraud, are living in fear after weeks of receiving death threats. “We have been receiving death threats and we are living in fear. One of our guys was involved in a freak accident last Friday. Now after receiving the death threats, we ...

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Rhino Poaching Stats: Slight Decrease But still Far Too High

The small decrease in overall poaching in 2017 has been overshadowed by a growing concern for the increase and broadening of poaching elsewhere in South Africa as only 1 in 10  rhino poachings resulted in convictions. A total of 1028 rhino were poached from 1 January to 31 December 2017, marking a small decrease of 26 animals compared to 2016, ...

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