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Chamisa challenges High Court judgement

The legal feud for control of the MDC-T pitting Nelson Chamisa and Thokozani Khupe is far from being resolved. This follows a Supreme Court appeal against the judgement of Justice Francis Bere who ruled that no-one was entitled to lay claim of the political party’ s name and symbol without the question being resolved by a competent court. The MDC-T ...

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Zanu PF’s elections a total disaster

HARARE – Zanu PF’s hotly-contested primary elections took place countrywide yesterday amid violent and chaotic scenes, as well as damaging allegations of bribery, favouritism and the imposition of candidates – prompting the ruling party to postpone the internal polls in many constituencies to today. The embarrassing anarchy did not only expose a potential lack of organisational capacity by Zanu PF’s ...

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Mnangagwa sets tone for economic turnaround

ONE of the hallmarks of the remarkable turnaround of the Chinese economy since that country launched sweeping economic reforms in 1978 has been the strict discipline enforced by that Government and zero tolerance to corruption. There is absolutely no room for lethargy in the Chinese bureaucracy and corruption is frowned upon to the extent that many top ex-officials in Government ...

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Military Junta dumps Mohadi to ‘die’ in SA hospital

Tribalism has reared its ugly head again in Zimbabwe. This time, the evil demon, has manifested itself right in the office of the president. The man who is supposed to be the third most powerful man in the country, Kembo Mohadi, is reportedly in the CIU in a hospital in South Africa. No one in the presidium cares let alone ...

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‘Primary elections expose Zanu PF rot’

THE chaotic scenes witnessed during the ruling Zanu PF party primary elections yesterday which included late delivery of ballot papers, shambolic voters’ rolls and postponement of the elections in other areas, cast a dark cloud on government’s preparedness for the country’s upcoming general elections given the “party-State” conflation, political analysts have warned. Zimbabwe is expected to go to the polls ...

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Mnangagwa urges business players to produce quality product

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has urged all players in industry and commerce to produce quality products, increase industrial capacity utilisation, think outside the box, innovate and use technology to reduce productivity costs and enhance product competitiveness. Officially opening the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) on Friday, Mnangagwa said viable industrialisation strategies were fundamental for value addition and beneficiation of the natural ...

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Gokwe villagers forced to vote for Zanu PF

Gokwe villagers in ward 34 are reported to have been threatened with violence if they vote for opposition. Heal Zimbabwe reported that village head Fadious Kadozora on the 10th of April 2018 intimidated community members during a meeting conducted in Makayi village. “The Village head highlighted that people in the village should vote for ZANU PF or risk being beaten ...

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Zimbabwe among most dangerous places for journalists – RSF

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ED’s ‘smart elections’ will fool observers but not investors, says MP Cross – so economy will suffer, what is so smart in that?

“We are headed for a “smart election”, not free and fair in the conventional sense but one which will be controlled and directed by the same team that won the 2013 elections. Its outcome is being predicted with total certainty as being a two-horse race with Emmerson Mnangagwa the clear winner, Nelson Chamisa a close second and the also ran’s ...

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Zimbabwe government to open airwaves

GOVERNMENT will soon craft a law that will accommodate new broadcasting players as well as protect content producers in the new digital era, a senior official said yesterday. Speaking at the end of a tour of digital broadcasting transmission sites in Matabeleland North at Kenmaur, Lupane, Secretary for Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Mr George Charamba said the Government’s conviction ...

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