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Govt investigating pre-dollarisation pensions

THE Minister of Public Works and national Housing July Moyo has said the government is still probing what happened to the pensions owed prior to the dollarisation period. “A number of pensioners in this country, not just local authorities, are experiencing extreme problems on accessing the pension schemes. As a result, Government commissioned a study to look at what happened ...

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Presidential guards rob NGO of $21 000

THREE members of the Presidential Guard and a civilian teamed up and allegedly robbed a non-governmental organisation of $21 000. Ekem Zvomuya (34), Nabal Prosper Moyo (24) and Innocent Mutimutema (25) were not asked to plead when they appeared before magistrate Tilda Mazhande who remanded the matter to today for bail ruling. It is the State’s case that on January ...

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Mnangagwa reaches out to Mugabe

President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his predecessor, Robert Mugabe, are laying the ground for talks to thaw frosty relations between them. The face to face meeting between the erstwhile comrades since the soft coup that ousted Mugabe last November is likely to be held mid next month. While details of the discussion remain a closely-guarded secret, speculation has it that the ...

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We demand to know why Chiwenga deployed Ndebele soldiers in the forefront of battles to be killed in DRC & Mozambique?

Damning information on our hands reveals that Matabele soldiers were deployed in the forefront to be killed in the battlefields in Mozambique and DRC while their Shona counterparts  were posted in safer positions. This way over 90% of soldiers who died in the wars in DRC and Mozambique were Matebeles. MLO believes the then commander of the ZDF,  Constantino Chiwenga ...

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The dark chapter of Zimbabwe’s history that won’t go away

With Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa just concluding a 100-day timeline to addresses what he considered the country’s most pressing issues, which focused on economic revival, human rights activists have their own timeline. Survivors of the 1980s Gukurahundi atrocities, where a campaign by government soldiers claimed thousands of civilian lives, are demanding that the new president address the country’s dark ...

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Chiwenga’s father-in-law gets ZIFA top job

The Zimbabwe Football Association led by Philip Chiyangwa has with immediate effect appointed perennially struggling football administrator Kenny Mubaiwa into the national football body’s executive committee. The announcement was made by the ZIFA Communications Manager Xolisani Gwesela in a media statement late Wednesday evening. Mubaiwa was co-opted into the committee together with Rosemary Kanonge with no explanations given by the ...

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‘Mnangagwa incapable of resolving Zim problems’

Coalition for Democrats (Code) president Elton Mangoma (EM) has dismissed President Emmerson Mnangagwa as incapable of resolving the country’s economic problems. He said Mnangagwa has not done anything tangible in his first 100 days in office, with the economy still in a comatose state. NewsDay senior Parliamentary Reporter Veneranda Langa (ND) had a wide ranging interview with the Renewal of ...

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Hwange Colliery listed on Zimbabwe and London Stock Exchange – Chitando

Minister of Mines and Mining Development Winston Chitando has told parliament that despite the government of Zimbabwe owning 37% shares at the Hwange Colliery, the company is listed under the Zimbabwe and London Stock Exchange. He said it is not a Government owned entity. “Hwange Colliery is quoted on the Zimbabwe and London Stock Exchanges and Government is the single ...

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Zimbabwe army told to stay out of polls

THE European Union (EU) says the army and traditional leaders, accused of lacking neutrality in elections, should make public statements declaring their commitment to upholding the Constitution and accepting the will of the people. EU ambassador to Zimbabwe Phillipe Van Damme (pictured) on Monday told a local radio station that public statements by the military that it will stick to ...

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Mnangagwa buckles to US pressure

Stung by stringent conditions set by the United States government before it could lift sanctions on Zimbabwe, President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration has buckled to pressure by taking steps towards ending isolation by the world’s most powerful nation. In a swift reaction to a string of conditions predicating the rescission of the Zimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Act (Zidera), Harare has ...

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