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Italy earthquake: Mass funeral for 35 victims

.A mass funeral has taken place in Italy for some of the 290 people killed in Wednesday’s powerful earthquake. Thirty-five victims from the town of Arquata were mourned at a sports hall in the regional capital, Ascoli Piceno. The coffins, laid out in rows on the floor, included two painted white for two children killed. The death toll from the ...

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Bev gets taste of own medicine

Exotic dancer Chocolate – real name Vimbai Muzuva- said fellow dancer Beverly Sibanda is panicking over the former’s big booty and decided to mislead people that they are artificial. Chocolate’s response came after Bev sensationally claimed that Chocolate, Lady Storm and other dancers wear fake bums to lure men. She said Bev has proved to be a victim of her ...

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‘Yesterday’s riot the worst in 20 years’

HARARE: Police on Friday fired tear gas at opposition leaders and hundreds of demonstrators as a protest against President Robert Mugabe descended into one of the worst outbreaks of violence in two decades. Opposition head Morgan Tsvangirai and former vice president Joice Mujuru fled the rally in their cars while protesters ran for cover as police firing tear gas and ...

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LATEST on AFM Pastor who bonked congregants

AN APOSTOLIC Faith Mission pastor, who grabbed headlines for se_xually attacking a 22-year-old female congregant, yesterday appeared in court charged with five se_xual offences. Pastor Oliver Makomo, who was leading Springvale sect in Ruwa, appeared at the Harare magistrates’ court facing three counts of rape, indecent assault and aggravated indecent assault. The 49-year-old clergyman, who was being represented by lawyer ...

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NMBZ records half-year before tax profit of $3,6 million

NMBZ Holdings, NMB Bank’s holding company, recorded a profit before tax of $3,558 801 for the half-year ended June 30, 2016, resulting in an attributable profit of $2 640 274. The attributable profit was, however, 17 percent less than that for the same period last year, which was $3 166 684, a reflection of the difficult operating environment. Total income ...

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Protest aftermath – state security agents, police clampdown on political and pro-democracy activists

HUMAN rights lawyers on Friday 26 August 2016 endured a hectic day as they mounted searches for several political and human rights activists, who were reported missing after they were picked up by some state security agents and police officers in a retributive exercise following the suppression of anti-government protests. Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) deployed its members across ...

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Some of the rowdy protestors

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Zesa to apply for tariff review . . . again

THE Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority will submit a fresh application for a tariff review next year after the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority blocked its most recent bid. The power utility contends that increasing energy costs will help it pool resources needed to guarantee stable supplies and pursue power-generating projects. Zesa has had to pursue debtors after Zera blocked a proposed 14 percent ...

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Agric Show officially opened

Agric Show officially opened August 26, 2016 Local News President Mugabe with Sierra Leone Vice President Victor Bockarie Foh s at the Harare Agricultural Show before prize presentations yesterday. — Picture by John Manzongo Elita Chikwati : Senior Reporter THOUSANDS of people from all walks of life yesterday gathered to witness the official opening of the 106th edition of the Harare ...

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ANC leads in SA polls

RESIDENTS of the City of Johannesburg will be the last to know who will govern their city as the IEC announces the results of last Wednesday’s local elections. Of the 212 councils where results have been certified, the ANC won the majority vote in 161 municipalities, the DA won the majority in 19 while the IFP won 6. In 26 ...

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