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Jonathan Moyo probe takes new twist

The investigations into the alleged abuse of over $400 000 from the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef) by Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo (pictured) has divided the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) amid allegations one of the commissioners is jeopardising the case by personalising it. President Robert Mugabe blocked Moyo’s arrest on October 6 after the minister alleged a faction linked ...

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8 congregants die on the spot in head on collision

There are unconfirmed reports of a road accident which claimed lives of congregants in Chimanikire Guruve on Friday night. It is alleged eight people died on the spot in a head on collision involving a lorry and a haulage truck. Eyewitness told Bulawayo24.com that the accident happened around 8pm and three ambulances attended the scene. Mash-Central police could not confirm ...

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Violence worries mar Msipa burial

Friends and relatives of late nationalist Cephas Msipa, who are opposed to President Robert Mugabe and Zanu-PF, say they fear attending the much-loved former Midlands governor’s burial at Heroes Acre in Harare today in the light of the escalating violence being perpetrated by ruling party thugs. Former Zanu-PF spokesperson and now Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) elder, Rugare Gumbo – a ...

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Evidence proffers that Police are serving Zanu PF – Analyst

A political commentator Vince Musewe has said the evidence of the current goings on in the political divide proffers that the Zimbabwe Republic Police is serving the ruling Zanu PF in relation to the political skirmishes unfolding at Norton ahead of the October 22 by- elections. Musewe said Zimbabwe has had 12 elections since 1980 and these elections have failed ...

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No wage increases in 2016

There has been no agreement on wage increases in 2016 in any of the more than 50 national employment councils with most employers advocating a reduction in salaries as viability challenges takes toll. Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions secretary general Japhet Moyo said negotiations over the matter still continue but unlikely to yield positive thing due to depressed activity. According ...

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‘Zanu PF lures voters with food, residential stands in Norton by-election’

In an attempt to garner support for Zanu PF candidate Ronald Chindedza ahead of the Norton by-election, Zanu PF officials are reportedly parcelling out food and stands among other freebies during rallies in Norton. Zimbabwe Peace Project in its daily updates indicated that Chindedza stands against independent candidate Temba Mliswa and David Choga from the National Constitutional Assembly. “To influence ...

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Zimbabwe settles $107 million IMF debt

Zimbabwe has miraculously cleared it’s staggering $107 million debt to International Monetary Fund. The money was paid on Thursday, IMF Director of Communications Gerry Rice said. “On October 20, 2016, Zimbabwe settled its overdue financial obligations to the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT) of the IMF” said Rice in a statement. ” Zimbabwe had been in continuous arrears since ...

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Jonathan Moyo’s daughter parties in Paris ‘on Zimdef funds’?

Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo’s daughter has revealed that she celebrated her birthday in Paris, France. Nokuthula was making her 26th birthday. Its not clear when she flew to Paris. Microblogging Twitter users where quick to claim that she flew to Paris on Zimdef funds. Her father is facing allegations of abusing thousands of Zimdef funds. Pictures of Nokuthula with ...

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Set up tollgates within cities – Kasukuwere

Major urban centres have been urged to consider erecting toll gates as majority of rich urbanites were not contributing to development of road infrastructure. Former Transport minister Obert Mpofu first made the suggestion igniting heated debates. However, Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister, Saviour Kasukuwere is now reignited the issue. “The influx of imported second hand vehicles has ...

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Mugabe Malaysia trip details – Hunting for new planes

Transport, Communication and Infrastructure Development minister Joram Gumbo has revealed that he accompanied President Robert Mugabe to Malaysia to hunt for new planes. Air Zimbabwe is keen on leasing Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes from a Malaysian airlines. “After the discussions that we are having with technical partners, we will have long haul planes” he said. “It does not help us ...

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