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Mugabe nails corrupt ministers

President Robert Mugabe yesterday said he will not defend senior government and Zanu-PF officials implicated in corrupt deals or abuse of public funds, vowing to let them face the full wrath of the law, provided there is sufficient evidence to support the allegations. Mashonaland Central province, Mugabe said all government and ruling party officials accused of corruption should have their ...

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Economy Informalisation and de-industrialisation a challenge to Zanu PF

A political commentator Pedzisayi Ruhanya has said Zanu PF since its purported victory in the 2013 elections has been affected by the informalisation of the economy and de-industrialisation. Ruhanya said the most fundamentally the changing political economy of the state under Zanu PF following its victory in 2013 especially how the urban and peri-urban people have been affected by the ...

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Jonathan Moyo’s photo with a baby and inscriptions mocking Mugabe goes viral

Higher and Tertiary Education Minister Jonathan Moyo’s photo holding a baby with an inscription mocking president Robert Mugabe has gone viral on the social media, rekindling the memories that the minister was once a critique of Zanu PF and its leader. The inscription on the photo reads, “Before you laugh at kids who believe in father Christmas, think of adults ...

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Chihuri wins in court

A FORMER junior police officer based in Bulawayo has lost his bid for reinstatement after his court challenge was dismissed for lack of merit. The former cop, only identified as Constable Bande, who was fired from the Zimbabwe Republic Police on June 29 this year for misconduct, had sued Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri and Home Affairs Minister Ignatius Chombo seeking ...

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Kasukuwere ready for fight Mnangagwa’s ally

LOCAL Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere yesterday said he welcomed any scrutiny of the Zimunya-Marange Community Share Ownership Trust (CSOT) and was ready to answer any queries. A damning report presented in the National Assembly on Tuesday by the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Youth, accused the Zanu-PF political commissar of deceiving President Robert Mugabe that $50 million had been pledged for ...

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Govt entices civil servants with residential stands

The Zanu PF led Government has dangled more than 100 000 residential stands for civil servants. Government routinely offer stands to restive civil servants when elections are approaching. Workers unions on Wednesday had a meeting with Local government minister Saviour Kasukuwere on the issue. Secretary for Local Government, George Mlilo said “We met them, they made their submissions and we ...

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Is the end nigh for Tendai Biti?

THOSE who live by the sword, die by the sword. In a classic case reflecting this adage, the embattled leader of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Tendai Biti has been left nursing wounds after several party officials deserted his relatively new political outfit. The deserters have either gone back to their old political parties or warmed up to the mushrooming ...

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‘Salibonani Mthwakazi omuhle!’

Salibonani Mthwakazi omuhle ebulisa uDumisani Mthombeni (DM) umhloli weqembu lomculo kaMaskandi Usomaqhinga DMM kwiphephandaba. Ngithatha lelithuba ngibonga abalandeli bomculo kaMaskandi ngokusixhasa emculweni , sibonga labantu ababekhona ngelanga lokuthathwa kweDVD ezophuma ngoMabasa kumnyaka ozayo oka 2017 inkosi uNkulunkulu abelani lonke alibusise UDumisani Mthombeni uzokwethula ingoma ezobe ihamba yodwa ezakudlawa emshadweni ozabe ukhona koBulawayo 23 December laseFilabusi 24 December ngithemba labo abazokufinyelela ...

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Baobab Stadium host Chibuku Super Cup final

Baobab Stadium, the home ground of Ngezi Platinum will host the Chibuku Super Cup final in November. The finals would pit Ngezi Platinum and FC Platinum. The winner will pocket $75 000, and a ticket to represent the country in the Caf Confederations Cup next season. FC Platinum secured their place with a 3-0 win over Harare City   while Ngezi ...

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Two pupils who were run over by kombi, laid to rest

CHIWESHE – Two minor siblings from Jaji primary school who were run over by a kombi driver and perished on the spot on Monday the 24th of October were laid to rest yesterday (Wednesday). Circumstances are that the two sisters Sharmain (grade 2) and Precious (grade 5) aged 8 and 12 years respectively were on their way to school carrying ...

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