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Mnangagwa promises free land to churches

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has promised to dish out free land to churches in a move likely to be seen as a tactic to sway the electorate ahead of the forthcoming general elections. Traditionally, Zanu PF – even during deposed Robert Mugabe’s time – has appealed to churches during election season. Mnangagwa made the promise after church leaders demanded free residential ...

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Another shake up at ZRP

The Zimbabwe Republic Police has effected yet more changes in the force, with senior officers in the Police Protection Unit (PPU) – who were providing security to the Mugabes – being redeployed. This was revealed last week in a police radio announcement. PPU – comprising five sections namely Parliament, relief, diplomats, escorts, and State House – specialises in providing security ...

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Mugabe courts the wrath of Zanu PF

ZANU PF is not taking lightly the threat posed by its former leader, Robert Mugabe, who has refused to retire quietly following his forced resignation last November. Mugabe has been taking pot-shots at President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government, saying its rise to power was through a “coup”. He has since taken his message to the African Union (AU) and the Southern ...

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Mugabe to be stripped of everything?

The Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) yesterday said they were ready to strip Mugabe of the multiple farms he grabbed at the height of the land reform programme they spearheaded. Znlwva secretary-general Victor Matemadanda, who is also a member of the influential Zanu PF politburo, said Mugabe risks everything. “The old man is being misguided. Remember he walked ...

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Mnangagwa to tour project that closes out Zimbabwe

President Emmerson Mnangagwa is set to tour Kazungula Bridge project together with his Botswana and Zambian counterparts. Botswana government announced on the micro-blogging site, Twitter that Mnangagwa, Presidents Edgar Lungu and Ian Khama will visit Kasane for a tour on March 10. Ironically, the overall impact of Kazungula bridge project to Zimbabwe is reduced business because traffic will nolonger pass ...

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Chamisa Millitia

THE MDC-T Chamisa camp has admitted intra-party violence is spiralling out of control after senior officials were brutally battered by thugs at the party’s Bulawayo offices on Sunday just weeks after they tried to torch a thatched hut party deputy president Dr Thokozani Khupe had taken refuge in at Mr Morgan Tsvangirai’s burial in Buhera. All the three vice presidents: ...

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‘Grace Mugabe must be arrested over PhD’

THE Welshman Ncube-led MDC has called on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to dissolve the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) and appoint an uncompromised commission with capacity to probe and cause the arrest of former First Lady Grace Mugabe over her PhD saga. MDC spokesperson, Kurauone Chihwayi, said ZACC should show impartiality through probing Grace just as they have done with University of ...

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Mnangagwa warns parties to shun violence

President Mnangagwa yesterday urged political parties to shun violence ahead of harmonised elections this year saying those with better ideas will win the polls. Speaking during an interactive meeting with heads of church denominations in Harare yesterday, the Head of State and Government said differences should never poison the country’s political discourse. The indaba, organised by the National Elders Forum, ...

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NetOne appoints new bosses

STATE-OWNED telecommunications company, NetOne, has recruited two top executives to run the company’s operations in a move expected to stabilise the firm and increase its earnings. In a statement yesterday, NetOne announced the appointment of Mr Lazarus Muchenje as chief executive officer and Mr Nkosinathi Ncube as managing director for the mobile company’s financial unit. The duo boasts vast experience ...

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Obert Mpofu condemns MDC-T violence at Bulawayo offices

THE Government yesterday described as deplorable, incidents of violence that rocked MDC-T Bulawayo offices on Sunday saying it was disturbed by the party’s failure to heed President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s calls against political violence. More than 15 party activists were injured during violent clashes as MDC-T factions battled over the use of the party’s Bulawayo offices. Passerby were also injured as ...

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