Francis Nhema And Chris Mushowe Were Just Tea-Drinking Layabouts When In Charge Of Empowerment Ministry

Francis Nhema And Chris Mushowe  Were Just Tea-Drinking Layabouts When In Charge Of Empowerment Ministry

LOCAL government minister, Saviour Kasukuwere, has criticised former empowerment ministers Francis Nhema and Chris Mushowe saying the two were just tea-drinking layabouts when in charge of the portfolio. Nhema was fired from government by President Robert Mugabe early this year after heading the ministry for one and a half years. He was succeeded by Mushowe who had a short stint at the ministry before he was redeployed to the ministry of media information and broadcasting…

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Welshman Ncube Blames President Robert Mugabe’s Ruling Zanu PF Party For State Media Arrests

Welshman Ncube Blames President Robert Mugabe’s Ruling Zanu PF Party For State Media Arrests

FORMER Industry Minister Welshman Ncube’s MDC party has fingered President Robert Mugabe’s ruling Zanu PF party as being behind the slew of arrests of journalists in the past few days. In a statement Wednesday, the MDC said Mugabe and his lieutenants have in the past few weeks “threatened the media hence the arrests”. “The MDC condemns the continued assault on the media in an endeavour to suppress the freedom of the press by the state…

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Youth & Indigenisation Minister, Mugabe’s Nephew ‘Patrick Zhuwao’ Threatens To Seize Foreign-Owned Companies

Youth & Indigenisation Minister, Mugabe’s Nephew  ‘Patrick Zhuwao’ Threatens To Seize Foreign-Owned Companies

YOUTH and indigenisation minister, Patrick Zhuwao, on Wednesday threatened to seize foreign-owned companies he accused of meddling in local politics. The minister made the threat as he attacked a pro-Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa youth group, the Zimbabwe Youth Action Platform (ZYAP). Zhuwao was addressing the launch of government’s $10 million national youth fund in Harare when he blasted the youths, accusing them of fronting for white interests. This comes after ZYAP held a press conference Tuesday where…

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Rape Victim Wins Compensation For Police Failure To Prevent Pregnancy Emanating From Her Rape Ordeal.

Rape Victim Wins Compensation For Police Failure To  Prevent Pregnancy Emanating From Her Rape Ordeal.

The High Court has ordered the Ministries of Home Affairs and Health and Child Care to pay US$6 500 in damages to Mildred Mapingure, a rape victim, for their liabilities in failing to prevent pregnancy emanating from her rape ordeal. Mapingure approached the High Court citing the two ministries as respondents in March last year seeking ten thousand dollars as damages and forty one thousand dollars as maintenance for the child. The court found that…

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Judge Tendai Mahwe Realeses Sunday Mail Editor And Journalists On On US$100 Bail Each

Judge Tendai Mahwe Realeses Sunday Mail Editor And Journalists On  On US$100 Bail Each

A Zimbabwean court has granted bail to three journalists accused of slander after they allegedly implicated an unnamed top police officer and other officials in the fatal cyanide poisonings of more than 60 elephants by poachers. On Wednesday, Judge Tendai Mahwe released the journalists, who work for a state-owned newspaper, on US$100 bail each. Their case was postponed until November 27. Sunday Mail editor Mabasa Sasa, investigations editor Brian Chitemba and reporter Tinashe Farawo were…

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‘My Government Will Encourage Expanded Media Circulation To Ensure That All Forms Of Media Are Affordable To All Sections Of Society In Particular Rural Communities’ Access &Participation’-Welshman Ncube

‘My Government Will Encourage Expanded Media Circulation To Ensure That All Forms Of Media Are Affordable To All Sections Of Society In Particular Rural Communities’ Access &Participation’-Welshman Ncube

  In my more than two decades in academia and as a politician, I have heard again and again the often repeated assertion that the bond of any professional and ethical media practitioner is the maxim, “Facts are sacrosanct and opinion is free”, and with equal measure I have heard it repeated by rogue states and politicians that, “You are free to express yourself, but you cannot be guaranteed your freedom after expression”. In Zimbabwe…

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Harare Lawyer ‘Bruce Beven Mujeyi’ Deregistered For Malpractice

Harare Lawyer ‘Bruce Beven Mujeyi’ Deregistered For Malpractice

Justices Chinembiri Bhunu and Felistus Chatukuta, seating as the Legal Practitioners Tribunal, deregistered Harare lawyer Bruce Beven Mujeyi after several cases of malpractice were referred by the Law Society of Zimbabwe. The LSZ, tasked with the responsibility of enforcing discipline among legal practitioners in terms of the Legal Practitioners Act Chapter 27:07, lodged an inquiry into several malpractices and abuse of a trust account by Mujeyi. On the 24th of January in 2012, Mr Kenias…

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Phillip Chiyangwa Fails Does Not Know What , The Abbreviations, ZIFA, COSAFA , & CAF Stand For

Phillip Chiyangwa Fails Does Not Know What , The Abbreviations, ZIFA, COSAFA , & CAF Stand For

Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) presidential aspirant Phillip Chiyangwa does not know what the abbreviations FIFA and COSAFA stand for. Chiyangwa displayed his ignorance when he appeared on ZiFM stereo radio current affairs programme hosted by Ruvheneko Parirenyatwa this week. The flamboyant businessman was sharing his manifesto with soccer fans. A caller from Australia, Masimba, asked Chiyangwa: “What does FIFA COSAFA and CAF stands for?” Instead of answering the simple question, Chiyangwa went ballistic and started…

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Globe Trotting Vas Coda Mugabe, Flies Off Again, Now For Tanzania, President Magufuli’s Inauguration

Globe Trotting Vas Coda Mugabe, Flies Off Again, Now For Tanzania, President Magufuli’s Inauguration

HARDLY a week since his return from India where he nearly fell, President Robert Mugabe Wednesday left for Tanzania for the inauguration of that country’s newly elected leader, John Pombe Magufuli. Magufuli is independent Tanzania’s fifth president while Mugabe has been in power since 1980. His (Mugabe) friend and mentor, Tanzania’s first president, Julius Nyerere, stepped down in 1985. Mugabe was invited as African Union chairman. He was seen off at the Harare International Airport…

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Photos Of Sunday Mail Journalists Attending Court

Photos Of Sunday Mail Journalists Attending Court

    Media practitioners have expressed outrage at the arrest of Sunday Mail Editor Mabasa Sasa, his investigations editor Brian Chitemba and reporter Tinashe Farawo over the publication of a story implicating an unnamed top police officer in a cyanide poaching scandal which has left about 60 elephants killed in Hwange.Pictures by Tafadzwa UfumeliThe trio have appeared before the magistrate at Rotten Row Court.source-newsday

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