CIVIL SERVANTS TO go on strike today  because the government has failed to meet their demands.

CIVIL SERVANTS TO go on strike today  because the government has failed to meet their demands.

The Apex Council, the body representing 19 civil service unions, says government employees will go on strike today because the government has failed to meet their demands.   A depreciating bond note, a surge in fuel prices, and rising inflation (which reached 42% at the end of December) has pushed up the cost of living, and government employees want pay rises to match the rise in living conditions.   David Dzatsunga, the secretary general of…

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BOY (11) WHO SUFFERS FROM EPILEPTIC SEIZURES, dissappeared during last Monday’s fuel price hike protests.

BOY (11) WHO SUFFERS FROM EPILEPTIC SEIZURES, dissappeared during last Monday’s fuel price hike protests.

A CHITUNGWIZA family is desperately searching for their 11-year-old son, Tinotenda Purumero, who went missing during last Monday’s fuel price hike protests.   His distraught father Herbert Purumero said he has been frantically searching for him ever since. Speaking from his home in St Mary’s, the father of four was beside himself with worry.   “If anyone has seen him or knows what happened to Tinotenda on that day, please, let us know,” he said….

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UK TIME PARTY LEADER Robert Kimbell has urged the British government to suspend its foreign aid to Zimbabwe until self-governance is restored, following violent protests that took place in the country last week.

UK TIME PARTY LEADER Robert Kimbell has urged the British government to suspend its foreign aid to Zimbabwe until self-governance is restored, following violent protests that took place in the country last week.

UK TIME PARTY LEADER Robert Kimbell has urged the British government to suspend its foreign aid to Zimbabwe until self-governance is restored, following violent protests that took place in the country last week. “End all bilateral UK foreign aid to Zimbabwe with immediate effect. Prohibit entry by any minister or agent of the Zimbabwean government. Withdraw UK support for the re-entry of Zimbabwe to the Commonwealth. Promise to re-instate all when the democracy resumes,” he…

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FORMER ZANU PF YOUTH LEADER, Jim Kunaka charged treason charges of subverting a constitutionally elected government following last week’s violent demonstrations in Zimbabwe.

FORMER ZANU PF YOUTH LEADER, Jim Kunaka charged treason charges of subverting a constitutionally elected government following last week’s violent demonstrations in Zimbabwe.

FORMER ZANU PF YOUTH LEADER, Jim Kunaka charged treason charges of subverting a constitutionally elected government following last week’s violent demonstrations in Zimbabwe. Kunaka who was denied bail by Harare magistrate Francis Mapfumo and will be back in court today on charges of subverting a constitutionally elected government following last week’s violent demonstrations in Zimbabwe. Kunaka is one of the 600 people who were arrested for their roles in last week’s violent demonstrations. More news…

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MNANGAGWA  FLEES Davos  Forum , to calm fires , smoke signals, drum beats, whistling ululating , toyi-toyi natives on the warpath in Zimbabwe.

MNANGAGWA  FLEES Davos  Forum , to calm fires , smoke signals, drum beats, whistling ululating , toyi-toyi natives on the warpath in Zimbabwe.

MNANGAGWA  FLEES Davos  Forum , to calm fires , smoke signals, drum beats, whistling ululating , toyi-toyi natives on the warpath in Zimbabwe.   Zimbabwe’s president he will return home and skip the World Economic Forum after a week of turmoil in which activists have said at least a dozen people have been killed in a government crackdown.   President Emmerson Mnangagwa had been under growing pressure to come home from a two-week overseas visit…

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‘Attack police stations, and force can be used to defend stations. An police attack may not end well.’ Nick Mangwana Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Permanent Secretary

‘Attack police stations, and force can be used to defend stations. An police attack may not end well.’ Nick Mangwana Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Permanent Secretary

‘Attack police stations, and force can be used to defend stations. An police attack may not end well.’ Nick Mangwana Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Permanent Secretary   The government has warned it will not hesitate to use brutal force on people who are out to destroy the country’s security infrastructure.   Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Permanent Secretary Nick Mangwana told the Business Times this week:   “In situations where there is chaos and…

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MDC chair, Tabitha Khumalo disappears from her Sauerstown Bulawayo Home and goes into hiding after military and CID Law  raid her home

MDC chair, Tabitha Khumalo disappears from her Sauerstown Bulawayo Home and goes into hiding after military and CID Law  raid her home

The National Chairperson of MDC Tabitha Khumalo has reportedly gone in hiding after she was tipped that armed members of the Zimbabwe Defense Forces and CID Law and Order section were on their way to raid her.   In a telephonic interview with this publication, Khumalo confirmed that the state agents are at her house in Sauerstown , she, however, could not reveal her whereabouts. She said they interrogated her housekeeper who was not able…

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ZIMBABWE’S PRESIDENT MUGABE, now wheelchair-hound, and Zimbabwe foots US$4m bill and  two-month stay in Singapore

ZIMBABWE’S PRESIDENT MUGABE, now wheelchair-hound, and Zimbabwe foots US$4m bill and  two-month stay in Singapore

ZIMBABWE’S PRESIDENT MUGABE, now wheelchair-hound, and Zimbabwe foots US$4m bill and  two-month stay in Singapore   THE taxpayer continues to foot former president Robert Mugabe’s medical bills, as it emerged President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government gave the deposed strongman US$4 million to cover his hospital expenses, as well as the costs of his two-month stay in Singapore late last year.   Mugabe, who turns 95 next month, was often criticised by ordinary Zimbabweans for frequently making expensive…

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ZIMBABWE SHUTS DOWN INTERNET TO SILENCE Deadly Protest by Zimbabweans Over the Economic Crisis.

ZIMBABWE SHUTS DOWN INTERNET TO SILENCE Deadly Protest by Zimbabweans Over the Economic Crisis.

Internet has been jammed in Zimbabwe as the national shutdown enters second day across the urban areas – a move seen as a desperate measure by the government to deal with the deadly protest.   Social media such as Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp have largely been disabled.   There are reports suggesting that the army and the police are targeting residents in a door-to-door crackdown.   Businesses and schools have shut down while public transport…

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