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Beitbridge $60m pipeline construction talk re-emerges

PLANS are afoot for the construction of a $60 million pipeline from Zhovhe Dam that will bring water to 30 000 people and green a large section of Beitbridge district. Or it could just be another blinder by the Zanu-PF government which comes with all sorts of projects they shelve after winning elections, some opposition party members suggested. Zhovhe is ...

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Congolese radio journalist arrested at protest is beaten in custody

New York – Congolese authorities should immediately drop all charges against Jean Pierre Tshibitshabu, a reporter for the independent broadcaster Radio Television KADEKAS, and investigate claims that the journalist was assaulted in custody, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Security forces arrested Tshibitshabu in Lubumbashi on July 31, while he was covering protests calling for elections, according to the ...

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‘I did not poison VP Mnangagwa,’ says Khaya Moyo

The alleged poisoning of Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa by his rivals in Zanu PF has widened the fissures in the ruling party and new slogans are being coined to challenge the veteran politician[‘s suspected enemies. Fingers are being pointed at a faction known as G40, which is said to be against Mnangagwa succeeding President Robert Mugabe. Mnangagwa fell ill during a ...

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Mnangagwa breaks silence

VP Emmerson Mnangagwa ended weeks of silence on his alleged poisoning by thanking God for sparing his life during the sudden illness in Gwanda which saw him being airlifted to SA for emergency this month. Mnangagwa who turns 75 next month is touted as possible successor to President Robert Mugabe. He said everyone was a flower in God’s garden.

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Mugabe’s son returns to SA to continue studies

`Robert Mugabe jnr, who is in the midst of a diplomatic storm caused by his mother, Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe, is apparently back in the country and has resumed his studies at the University of Johannesburg (UJ). Robert jnr, 25, has been studying towards an architecture degree since the beginning of the year, despite claims that he never finished ...

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I have no say at Bosso says Ezra Tshisa Sibanda

Former Radio Zimbabwe presenter Ezra Tshisa Sibanda has dispelled the claims that he has a say in the Highlanders FC affairs as to who should be employed. He said he has been inundated with calls, messages and barrage of abuse by people who claim to be Bosso supporters saying he is failing to run the club properly. “These people should ...

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Barbourfields Stadium faces closure, Luveve shut down

BARBOURFIELDS Stadium might be closed for minor renovations for next month’s Cosafa Women’s Championship, a move likely to derail the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League programme. Luveve Stadium has already been shut down for renovations ahead of the championship. Depending on how long the renovations take, Bulawayo’s five PSL teams might find themselves “literally homeless” just as in the run-up ...

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Dembare suffer Mushure blow

DYNAMOS will be without influential captain, Ocean Mushure for their next league match after he was suspended by the Premier Soccer League for accumulating three yellow cards in previous matches. The Harare giants are not involved in the league this weekend, as they will be in Botswana for an invitational tournament, which will also feature Highlanders. Their next league fixture ...

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Nando’s Bulawayo readies to re-open?

THERE seems to be activity at the Nando’s Bulawayo outlet that collapsed in February this year as contractors have been spotted working on the structure, whetting the appetite of the city’s foodies after months of inactivity. Most foodies had been affected by Nando’s closure as it was the only one in the city with the nearest from Bulawayo being in ...

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Grace buys R45 million house in Joburg

Zimbabwe’s first lady, Grace Mugabe has bought a R45 million mansion in the affluent Sandhurst suburb of Joburg. The news come against the backdrop of a national outrage over allegations she assaulted a 20-year-old Joburg model she found with her two sons at a hotel on Sunday. She had flown into South Africa earlier in the day, just 24 hours ...

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