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‘O’ Level results today

THE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) November 2017 Ordinary Level results will be released today, an official confirmed yesterday. Traditionally the results are released by mid-February but this year they were delayed by a week following the nullification of the English Paper 2 after authorities discovered widespread cheating. Zimsec Public Relations Officer, Ms Nicky Dlamini said the results will be ...

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‘Khupe is the MDC-T boss’

MDC-T co-vice president Dr Thokozani Khupe yesterday insisted she is the acting president of the party, as per constitution and that anyone claiming the position was violating the rule book. There is an ugly fight within the MDC-T over who takes over from Mr Morgan Tsvangirai who died of cancer of the colon in a South African hospital last week ...

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Madinda close in on Sianchali

BULAWAYO giants Highlanders are closing in on former Hwange and Bulawayo City striker Newman Sianchali in their attempt to recruit an experienced striker to lead their frontline. Sianchali, who is on the books of ambitious First Division side Talen Vision, played for Bantu Rovers in the first half of the 2017 season before jumping ship to help Bulawayo City avoid ...

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Deven Engineering slapped with $300,000 lawsuit

GWERU City Council is suing Deven Engineering Private Limited for failing to deliver a Nissan UD80 lorry they bought for $300 000, for refuse collection. The company indicated to council recently that it could not deliver the vehicle since it had been phased out. According to minutes of a procurement meeting held on January 12, the local authority has since ...

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Obert Mpofu, Mliswa clash

Home Affairs Minister Dr Obert Mpofu yesterday refused to give evidence before a Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and Energy regarding diamond mining activities under his watch as Mines and Mining Development Minister. Dr Mpofu vowed “never” to subject himself to a committee chaired by Mr Temba Mliswa whom he said had been using every platform to denigrate him. There ...

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Ford executive leaves over inappropriate behaviour

The head of Ford’s US operations is leaving the company immediately following an internal investigation into inappropriate behaviour. The carmaker said its inquiry had concluded that some of Raj Nair’s conduct had been “inconsistent with the company’s code of conduct”. Ford did not specify why the investigation was started nor what it uncovered. Mr Nair said in a statement that ...

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Migration figures: Record numbers of EU nationals leaving UK

The number of EU citizens leaving the UK is at its highest level for a decade, figures from the Office for National Statistics show. It estimates that 130,000 EU nationals emigrated in the year to September, the highest number since 2008. Meanwhile, 220,000 EU nationals came to live in the UK – 47,000 fewer than the previous year. Net EU ...

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Ancient Britons ‘replaced’ by newcomers

The ancient population of Britain was almost completely replaced by newcomers about 4,500 years ago, a study shows. The findings mean modern Britons trace just a small fraction of their ancestry to the people who built Stonehenge. The astonishing result comes from analysis of DNA extracted from 400 ancient remains across Europe. The mammoth study, published in Nature, suggests the ...

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Plot to unleash violence backfires

An MDC-T supporter Marshal Hodho Munetsi Chirimumimba‎ has claimed that a plot to commit violence by party youths back fired as indications have been made that they were aimed at tainting the image of the Acting President Nelson Chamisa at the funeral of the late leader Morgan Tsvangirai. “Luck ran out for a gang of youths who had been hired ...

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US: St Louis morning radio presenter gives birth on air

A US morning radio show presenter has given birth on air during her show. Cassiday Proctor, a weekday morning presenter on The Arch station in the US city of St Louis, broadcast her birth by Caesarean section on Tuesday. Ms Proctor started experiencing labour pains on Monday. Her radio station worked with the hospital where she gave birth so it ...

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