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No Voter slip serial numbers no food aid – village head tells villagers

A Village head in Mashonaland Central Province’s Bindura area has told the villagers that if they do not submit their Biometric Voter registration slips they will not receive food aid. This was revealed by Heal Zimbabwe Trust in its latest report. “On the 3rd of April 2018, Councillor Patrick Masango instructed Rose Nyampala, a ZANU PF member to embark on ...

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Mnangagwa billboard promises affordable ‘ELECTRICTY’ for all

A 2018 election campaign billboard for Zanu-PF promising affordable ‘ELECTRICTY’ for all has gone viral on social media. Some Zimbabweans have questioned if the ruling party is really going to deliver affordable electricity since the billboard reads ‘ELECTRICTY’.

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Mengistu now Chiwenga’s special VP advisor

COLOGNE- Exiled and fallen Ethiopian autarch, Mengistu Haile Mariam, who is thought to have had an invisible hand in last November’s Operation Restore Legacy, which was launched by the military to oust former leader, Robert Mugabe, has had his secret kingmaker powers in Zimbabwe increased following his alleged closet appointment and promotion as Vice President Rtd General Constantino Chiwenga’s special ...

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Mnangagwa expresses preference for dialogue

President Emmerson Mnangagwa says the new political administration prefers dialogue to acrimonious relationships and will do everything in its power “to address people’s concerns and grievances”. Government’s new re-engagement thrust, he said, was now bearing fruit, as the country had managed to attract investment commitments worth an estimated $11 billion in the past four months. He said this yesterday while ...

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Govt’s 100-day cycle a success: VP Chiwenga

THE first 100 days of the new dispensation were a resounding success with an average performance rate of 86 percent although the Office of the President and Cabinet is busy compiling comprehensive reports on what was achieved. This was said by Vice President General Constantino Chiwenga (Retired) yesterday while officially opening the 12th edition of the International Business Conference, which ...

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Criminals posing as fingerprints vetting agents

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has warned the public to be wary of criminals masquerading as agents helping in the processing of certificates or clearance (vetting of fingerprint forms), saying the force does not use third parties. The public is therefore urged to exercise diligence when taking their fingerprints for vetting. Vetting of fingerprints is done solely at the Criminal ...

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Problem farmers risk losing offer letters, Minister Shiri declares

GOVERNMENT is pushing for productivity on the land and has said there is a need for stability on farms anchored on adherence to the law. In a statement yesterday, Lands and Agriculture and Rural Settlement Minister Retired Air Chief Marshall Perrance Shiri said Government will continue to give policy guidelines to ensure that farmers utilise and are productive on all ...

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‘Makamba not fit to be an MP,’ says Zanu-PF

ASPIRING Zanu PF MP for Mt Darwin South constituency businessman James Makamba has been disqualified from contesting in the party primary elections expected to take place this Saturday. According to NewZimbabwe.com, Makamba’s name was in the final list of 19 aspiring candidates announced last Saturday by the party’s national election commission chairperson Engelbert Rugeje. Zanu PF Mashonaland Central provincial chairperson ...

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Chamisa, Khupe agree to resolve differences

THE two warring MDC-T leaders, Nelson Chamisa and Thokozani Khupe, who are fighting over use of the opposition party’s name and symbols following their acrimonious split last month, have reportedly agreed to go back to the negotiating table to resolve their differences amicably with a possibility of reuniting. This comes against the backdrop of a failed High Court bid by ...

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Skeletons falling out of ZANU PF closet

Skeletons are falling out of the closet as a smear campaign hits ZANU PF Mazowe North constituency with some aspiring candidates plotting to sabotage the party if they lose the primaries ahead of the forth coming elections. Apparently, the sitting Member of Parliament advocate Martin Dinha, who doubles as Minister of State for Mashonaland Central, is in panic mode after ...

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