Blitz On State Media Journalists Drives Calls Realignment Of Media Laws To Zimbabwe’s New Constitution By Law Makers

Blitz On State Media Journalists  Drives Calls Realignment Of Media Laws To Zimbabwe’s New Constitution By Law Makers

LOCAL print and broadcast media editors have vowed more impetus to force the slow paced realignment of media laws to the country’s new Constitution by law makers. At an editors’ workshop in Harare last week, the news gatekeepers noted the continued use of the old charter by the state to clamp down on free expression. Top among the laws cited during the seminar was the one compelling scribes to reveal their news sources when called…

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Mum (29) dragged To Court By Son (9) For Assaulting Him With A Hosepipe, Stick And Pot

Mum (29) dragged To Court By Son (9) For Assaulting Him With A Hosepipe, Stick And Pot

MUTARE: A nine-year-old boy dragged his abusive mother to court after she assaulted him with a wooden stick, hosepipe and a silver pot. Bridget Machayaya, 29, pleaded guilty to contravening a section of the Children’ Act when she appeared before magistrate Langton Mukwengi. She was convicted for ill-treating a minor. Machayaya will do 105 hours of community service at Chikanga primary school. Asked why she committed the offence, Machayaya said: “Your Worship, my son is…

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Preferential Bonus Allocation, Is A Flawed Security Strategy , For Mugabe, Zim1 Family & Zanu PF ‘Co-Gangsters’ Constantly In Fear Of Armed Rebellion

Preferential Bonus Allocation, Is A  Flawed Security Strategy , For Mugabe, Zim1 Family  & Zanu PF ‘Co-Gangsters’ Constantly In Fear Of Armed Rebellion

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has been slammed for “bribing” the armed forces through continuously awarding them bonuses ahead of the rest of the government workforce. Political opponents and civil servants groups say the unpopular decision has betrayed the veteran leader’s constant fears for an armed rebellion from within the country’s military. “It is clear that our government is afraid of soldiers. It tends to prioritise soldiers because they have guns,” Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ)…

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Ten Murder Cases To Be Heard As Hwange High Court Circuit Opens

Ten Murder Cases To Be Heard As Hwange High Court Circuit Opens

HWANGE: Trial of two men who allegedly killed a Mosi-oa-Tunya High School girl who was on a picnic with a boyfriend kicks off this week when the Hwange third term High Court Circuit opens. Nhlanganiso Luphahla and Augustine Ncube are charged with murder and robbery, after they also allegedly robbed the late Praise Mpofu, 16, and her boyfriend Brian Dube, 21, of a laptop and cellphone handsets. Luphahla, 35, of Old Pumula in Bulawayo, was…

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Insiza Man Axed, Stripped naked And Dumped Into Crocodile Infested Dam By Fish Poachers

Insiza Man Axed, Stripped naked And Dumped Into Crocodile Infested Dam By Fish Poachers

A MAN from Insiza died after he was axed and thrown into a dam by two suspected fish poachers. Mpumelelo Mpofu, 50, of Plot 123 in Gwatemba, died on Saturday morning following the Friday night attack that occurred after he tried to confiscate the poachers’ fishing nets. Mpofu’s assailants stripped him naked and used a knife to rip off his clothes before throwing him into Habe Dam that locals say is infested with crocodiles. He…

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Street Forex Traders, In Back Again As Business Shun South African currency.

Street Forex Traders, In Back Again As  Business Shun  South African currency.

Street money changers are recording brisk business with the rand as retailers and informal traders are now shunning the South African currency. Street money changers, who have been singing the blues since the introduction of the multi-currency regime, said the rejection of the rand by retailers and traders has been a blessing in disguise for them as they are now enjoying rich pickings. The money changers also claim they are failing to satisfy the demand…

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17 MDC-T Supporters Arrested, 10 Hospitalised After Fearsome Clashes With Police,

17 MDC-T Supporters Arrested, 10 Hospitalised After Fearsome Clashes With Police,

Seventeen MDC-T supporters were yesterday arrested, while 10 others were reportedly left hospitalized after fearsome clashes with the police, when the law enforcement agents swooped on the opposition’s supporters at a rally in Harare South. Police spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba said a total of 17 MDC-T activists had been arrested, including Erick Murai, the Highfield East MP, for holding an illegal gathering. She said investigations were underway. However, sources said police officers had…

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Embattled Health &Child Welfare Minister Dr Parirenyatwa’s, Mpilo Central Hospital Junior Doctors, Regularly Abandon Patients To Drink At The Doctors Quarters (DQ) Bar

Embattled  Health &Child Welfare Minister Dr Parirenyatwa’s, Mpilo Central Hospital Junior  Doctors, Regularly Abandon Patients To Drink At The Doctors Quarters (DQ) Bar

Embattled health and Child welfare minister, Dr Parirenyatwa’s Junior doctors at Bulawayo’s Mpilo Central Hospital are reported to regularly partake in the downing of the wise waters from the    Doctors Quarters (DQ) Bar situated within the vicinity of the  doctors place of  residence on site. Of particular concern is that this is done during working hours, with the doctors simply abandoning patients  to go and drink, whilst the  paediatric hospital waiters are reported to…

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Ministry of Health and Child Care Orders Hospitals To Buy Top Of The Range New Cars For Their CEOs

Ministry of Health and Child Care Orders Hospitals To Buy Top Of The Range New Cars For Their CEOs

AFTER having wasted millions of dollars hiring luxury vehicles for chief executive officers of all the country’s central hospitals since 2010, the Ministry of Health and Child Care recently ordered hospitals to buy top-of-the-range cars for the CEOs, Sunday News has learnt. The CEOs for the country’s six central hospitals have been gobbling as much as $7 000 per month each to hire out Mercedes Benz and BMW X5 vehicles from CMED – which means…

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‘MDC T Supporters Will No Longer Fold Their Hands When Attacked By Zanu-PF Activists’- Says President Tsvangirai , MDC -T

Opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai of the Movement for Democratic Change, on Friday said his supporters will no longer fold their hands when attacked by ruling Zanu-PF activists. Speaking in Alaska, Chinhoyi, Tsvangirai said he was tired of the police taking sides with Zanu-PF supporters, adding it was time his supporters learnt to give back in equal measure what they have been getting over the years from President Robert Mugabe’s party. Tsvangirai castigated what he said…

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