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Mugabe party blames Zanu-PF for violence

Violence reportedly reared its ugly head in  Mashonaland West and the National Patriotic Front (NPF) spokesperson Jealous Mawarire has scoffed at President Emmesorn Mnangagwa labeling him a perpetrator of violence after their ally’s campaign team was bashed by suspected ZANU PF supporters. Mawarire alleges that their party heavy weight in Mashonaland West Sarah Mahoka’s campaign team was bashed and had ...

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Muzorewa sues Zec over rejected nomination papers

OPPOSITION United African National Council president Gwinyai Henry Muzorewa has petitioned the High Court, seeking an order to compel the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) to accept his nomination papers which were rejected on the nomination day for having been filed late. Gwinyai, who is young brother of the late Zimbabwe-Rhodesia leader, Abel, said Zec had no right to reject his ...

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Service delivery key to human, economic development

Whoever wins the 2018 elections whether its MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa, or Zanu-PF’s Emmerson Mnangagwa or another candidate must grapple with critical questions around service delivery, without which the “Zimbabwe is open for business” mantra would become empty and meaningless. The provision of basic services by those entities legally and statutorily mandated to provide such services is key ...

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Former TM managers take wages fight to ConCourt

THREE former TM Supermarket line managers have filed leave to appeal to the Constitutional Court challenging a Supreme Court ruling which set aside an arbitration ruling which was in their favour. Itayi Nkomo, Thembinkosi Nyathi and Nicholas Khumbula Tshili were awarded $2 390 each by an arbitrator, which was then registered by Bulawayo High Court judge, Justice Martin Makonese on ...

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Zanu-PF Green Bombers re-emerge

THE decision by the ruling Zanu-PF government to re-engage the “Green Bombers” ahead of next month’s general elections raises a stink given their record of being used as pawns to harass and beat up opposition activists. Zimbabweans are aware that the Green Bombers – as graduates of the infamous national youth service are known – were at the forefront of ...

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MethoCare receives donation from Steward bank

Steward Bank donated food humpers and clothing to Methodist Caring Hand (MethoCare), a community based non-governmental organisation, during the organisation’s launch last Saturday 16 June 2018 at Methodist Church in Luveve. The donations will go a long way in providing essential food and clothing to vulnerable children in Dundubala, a village on the outskirts of Bulawayo. The donated items included ...

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Contract farming arrangement and poor resourced farmers in Zimbabwe

This study sought to understand the impact of contract farming on livelihoods among the small-scale farmers in two study districts of Zvimba and Goromonzi which are located in the Mashonaland Provinces. This was done through examining different levels of income earned between contract and non-contract tobacco growers, food consumption rates, land use patterns and asset accumulation among other indicators. The ...

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Billiat turns down Zamalek

WARRIORS star Khama Billiat has turned down Zamalek’s offer, with a move to Europe now more likely. The Egyptian giants reportedly tabled a $450 000 annual salary offer to lure the Warriors star away, but his agent Mike Ngobeni yesterday told NewsDaySport that the player, whose contract with Mamelodi Sundowns expires at the end of this month, turned down the ...

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The RBZ should be separated from politics

In any democratic country, politics is bound to be less stable from time to time as new leaders are voted in office. If not separated, the instability of politics is extended to the financial sector. Politicians have different perspective which changes from time to time. The central bank cannot afford to make such decision reversals as it is too sensitive ...

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Zhuwao urges Mutinhiri to back Chamisa

One of the brains behind the National Patriotic Front (NPF), Patrick Zhuwao, has called on the party’s presidential candidate, Brig-Gen Ambrose Mutinhiri (RTD), to withdraw from the race and root for MDC Alliance leader Advocate Nelson Chamisa. Zhuwao said a critical analysis of the NPF’s preparedness ahead of the polls shows that it has no chance, ‘even in hell’, to ...

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