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Zanu-PF set for crunch indaba

The Zanu-PF politburo is expected to meet today, where growing factional fights, countrywide demonstrations against political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere and internal polls to choose a substantive chairman in Masvingo are likely to dominate proceedings. Zanu-PF spokesperson Simon Khaya Moyo would neither confirm nor deny a meeting of the ruling party’s administrative body was on the cards. “I would not know ...

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BBA selection criteria queried

Only a few days after the nominees of the city’s maiden arts awards were announced, questions have been raised about the criteria used by the organisers to come up with winners of the Bulawayo Arts Awards (BAA). After the nominee selection process, the organisers urged those that stand a chance to win in the 38 categories to pull their weight ...

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Emirates offering travellers from Zim opportunity to visit Dubai

Emirates is offering travellers from Zimbawe the opportunity to visit Dubai with a special Economy and Business Class return airfare that includes a free Visa, a free third piece of luggage of up to 23 kg and a “My Emirates Pass”. Under the special offer, an Economy Class ticket from Harare to Dubai costs US$499 and Business Class US$1,999. The ...

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Zimbabwe police to scrap spot fines, roadblocks

THE issue of spot fines will soon be a thing of the past as police are now implementing new technologies to deal with offending motorists, Home Affairs Deputy Minister Obedingwa Mguni has said. He told Parliament on Wednesday that police would soon be doing away with receipt books at road blocks. Mguni was responding to a question by Bulawayo Metropolitan ...

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‘Cyber law not linked to 2018 polls,’ claims Supa

The Cyber Crime and Computer Bill has nothing to do with the 2018 harmonised elections, but seeks to protect people from abuse on social media, a Government official has said. Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services Minister Supa Mandiwanzira made the remarks at a cyber security workshop in Harare yesterday. “It is important that we have this law as ...

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Dentist wins $20 000 lawsuit

A specialist dental surgeon has been awarded more than $21 000 for services he rendered to his patient after a three-year bruising legal battle at the High Court. Dr Gerhard Peter Lung approached the High Court seeking payment of $21 035 for services rendered to Ms Mandy Margaret Majoni. Ms Majoni required rehabilitation of her dentition to improve function and ...

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Musona warns Warriors

NEW Warriors captain Knowledge Musona has warned his troops against underrating the visiting Liberia team, as the two sides prepare for their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) opening Group G football qualifier at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday. The two teams have met only twice before in the 2010 Afcon qualifiers, with Zimbabwe winning 3-0 in Harare before ...

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ZDF secures 337 housing stands in Bulawayo

The Zimbabwe Defence Forces has secured 337 housing stands in Bulawayo for its members under the Zimbabwe Defence Forces Benefit Fund. This is revealed in the Bulawayo City Council latest minutes. Minutes states that the Acting Director of Housing and Community Services reported that the Zimbabwe Defence Forces benefit fund was a military organization whose objective was to secure residential ...

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Rapist jailed 12 years

A man from Beitbridge who grabbed a fellow resident into the bush where he threatened to stab her before rapping her at knife point has been jailed 8 years effective for rape. Majeyi Reason Phiri (23) was denying the charge when he appeared before Beitbridge Regional magistrate Trinos Wutawashe but was convicted and sentenced to 12 years in jail. Four ...

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Mthwakazi party holds first campaign rally in Matabeleland South

Mthwakazi Republic Party is set to hold its first campaign rally in Matabeleland South, after the rally was officially cleared by the unpredictable Zimbabwe Republic Police. Party’s spokesperson Mbonisi Gumbo said the rally will be held in Matobo North Constituency, precisely at Gwandavale business centre on Saturday the 10th of June 2017 at 10:00am. “Hundreds of locals are expected to ...

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