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Ex-Zanu-PF MPs distance selves from NPF

SEVERAL Zanu-PF legislators yesterday distanced themselves from the newly formed New Patriotic Front launched by members of the G40 cabal whose leader Retired Brigadier-General Ambrose Mutinhiri met former president Robert Mugabe at his Borrowdale residence in Harare last week to discuss the morphing of the cabal into a political outfit. This came as the NPF yesterday confirmed meeting the former ...

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Mawarire accept elections will NOT be free, it is a ‘process’ – rubbish, if ED fails to implement reforms get someone competent

Pastor Mawarire tells France24 restoring basic freedoms and human rights “is a process that cannot be accomplished in one election.” Zimbabwe is in this political and economic mess because of 38 years of gross mismanagement and rampant corruption by Zanu PF. The ruling elite have profited from the misrule at the expense of the majority as the national economy suffered ...

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Ndebele king coronation: Mohadi steps in

VICE President Kembo Mohadi will today lead a delegation of Cabinet Ministers for a meeting with traditional leaders from Matabeleland region in Bulawayo regarding the planned coronation of a Ndebele king. The Government delegation will seek to find common ground with chiefs and organisers of the coronation who are pushing ahead with plans to install Mr Colin Bulelani Lobengula Khumalo ...

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Chihuri’s $270,000 maintenance case delayed

DIE another day! Sithulisiwe Mthimkhulu who is claiming a lump sum maintenance of $270k for her love child with Retired Commissioner General of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP), Augustine Chihuri will have to contend with delay. Her lawyers said court summons failed to reach Chihuri hence they needed a postponement of dates. “We were unable to serve the respondent and ...

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ZEC proposes amendments to Electoral Act

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has proposed a number of amendments to the Electoral Act that will be tabled before Parliament when it resumes debate on the Electoral Amendment Bill next week. The Bill is currently before Parliament and is at the Second Reading stage. ZEC chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba revealed the pending amendments to the Electoral Act while addressing ...

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Mapeza ‘quits’ FC Platinum

FC PLATINUM head coach Norman Mapeza has reportedly quit the Zvishavane-based club. Sources last night said his departure came after the club’s heavy defeat last week Wednesday in the Confederations of African Football Champions League, where they were bundled out on an embarrassing 5-1 aggregate scoreline by Angolan side Clube Desportivo de Agosto. The club held a crisis meeting last ...

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Fans snap up Mapfumo tickets

MANY have predicted that the much-awaited Thomas Mapfumo concert in Zimbabwe will be one of the biggest shows in the country this year and it may just come to pass as tickets to the event are selling like hot cakes. The 72-year-old Mapfumo, who relocated to the United States in self-imposed exile years back, has been living in Oregon for ...

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Mnangagwa Presidency challenged

LOCAL civil society activists have approached the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) challenging President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his deputy Constantino Chiwenga’s ascendancy to power by forcing former President Robert Mugabe to resign in November last year. In a chamber application filed at the ConCourt yesterday, the Liberal Democrats, Revolutionary Freedom Fighters alongside Vusumuzi Sibanda, Linda Masarira and Bongani Nyathi urged the court ...

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Mohadi disowns malicious twitter account

BEITBRIDGE Senator Tambudzani Mohadi has disowned a fake Twitter account created in her name that is being used to malign the character and person of Vice President Kembo Mohadi. In an interview yesterday, the Senator said the account had been created by malicious people who wanted to cause unnecessary alarm and despondency in society. Mohadi, who is married to the ...

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Zesa employeers barred from staging demos

THE High Court has barred Zesa Holdings Private Limited workers from staging demonstrations, saying anyone caught protesting on the streets will be arrested. Justice Clement Phiri yesterday granted an interdict sought by the power utility on the basis that the Energy Sector Workers’ Union (ESWUZ), one of the respondents, had a pending demonstration appeal at the Supreme Court. In December ...

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