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Zimpapers to launch TV station

ZIMBABWE Newspapers (Zimpapers) Limited is geared to launch its television station in line with its thrust to consolidate its status as the country’s leading integrated media house. The idea for a television station, Zimpapers TV Network (ZTN), was mooted four years ago. Zimpapers Group Editorial Executive Mr William Chikoto, said the country’s biggest media organisation, has started training journalists ahead ...

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Dembare, CAPS match moved

CAPS United have welcomed the decision to move their Commander Zimbabwe National Army Charities match against Dynamos to the National Sports Stadium after Rufaro failed the test to host Sunday’s big match. This came after both teams complained about having the match played at Rufaro, whose pitch is deemed dangerous because of the heavy rains the country is currently experiencing. ...

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Chihuri, mistress in messy child support row

Retired Commissioner General of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP), Augustine Chihuri is embroiled in a messy maintenance wrangle, B-Metro can exclusively reveal. In court documents exclusively obtained by this publication, Sithulisiwe Mthimkhulu based in Bulawayo laid bare her intimate and steamy escapades with her former boss which led to the birth of an eight-year-old girl who is  in Grade Four. ...

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G40 associates purged from Zanu-PF

AT least 15 Zanu-PF staffers were recently dismissed from work on allegations of being associated with the fallen G40 or having been employed by the former secretary for administration Ignatius Chombo. Among those fired include a director in the office of former secretary for administration, Brain Gavaza, Stephen Kawocha, Simba Nyachowe, Charles Nkomo-Moyo and Bertha Nyamande, among others. A letter ...

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Madinda not worried about the result

HIGHLANDERS head coach Madinda Ndlovu says he is not concerned about a result when his team meet Chicken Inn in the semi-finals of the ZNA Commander’s Charity Shield at Barbourfields Stadium on Sunday, but to assess how his side is shaping up ahead of the new Premier Soccer League season which kicks off in just over three weeks. Ndlovu’s team ...

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MDC-T declares Tsvangirai a ‘people’s hero’

THE MDC-T yesterday declared its late leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, a “people’s hero”, as the party’s national council anointed Nelson Chamisa as interim leader for the next 12 months. Chamisa’s elevation was endorsed by 190 of the 215 national council members at a meeting chaired by deputy chairman Morgen Komichi. The other two vice-presidents, Thokozani Khupe and Elias Mudzuri, were among ...

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‘Give police chief chance to restore force’s integrity’

THE new police Commissioner General Tandabantu Godwin Matanga should be given a chance to restore the integrity and credibility of the police force without being judged based on the conduct of his predecessor, a Cabinet Minister has said. The Minister of Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, Ziyambi Ziyambi, said this during a question and answer session in the National Assembly on ...

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Govt working on land audit to benefit everyone

THE Government does not discriminate against its citizens along partisan lines and is in the process of conducting land audits whose outcome will benefit everyone, a Cabinet Minister has said. Speaking during a question and answer session in Parliament on Wednesday, the Minister of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement, Air Chief Marshal Perrance Shiri (Retired), clarified the criteria used to ...

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Chamisa dressed down for ‘shamelessly staging a coup’

MDC-T deputy president Thokozani Khupe yesterday accused her co-deputy Nelson Chamisa of shamelessly staging a coup and usurping power at a time the opposition party was mourning its late leader, Morgan Tsvangirai. Tsvangirai died at a private South African hospital on Wednesday, where he was receiving treatment for colon cancer, and his body is yet to be repatriated for burial ...

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Mnangagwa challenges cops

PRESIDENT Mnangagwa yesterday urged the police to play a pivotal role in ensuring harmonised elections scheduled for this year are held in a conducive atmosphere through effective policing. The country is expected to hold harmonised elections by July. President Mnangagwa made the call while officially opening the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) New Headquarters and Forensic Science Laboratory in Harare. “Allow ...

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