Massive R4m (US$330 000) Ivory From Zimbabwe Seized At OR Tambo International Airport

Massive R4m (US$330 000)  Ivory From Zimbabwe Seized At OR Tambo International Airport

A SHIPMENT of ivory worth R4 million (US$330 000) was intercepted at Johannesburg airport on its way from Zimbabwe to Vietnam, South African officials said Friday, hailing it as one of the biggest recent finds. The 267 kilogram haul was hidden in boxes wrapped in plastic and labelled as handicrafts. “A full inspection of the boxes led to customs officials discovering ivory tusks amongst shredded paper,” the customs service said in a statement, valuing the…

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‘Asylum Seekers, Will Be Deported From UK For Claiming Mugabe Is A Killer’ -Grace

‘Asylum Seekers,  Will Be Deported From UK For Claiming Mugabe Is A Killer’ -Grace

  The first lady Grace Mugabe has come under fire after she taunted diasporans who claimed that her husband wanted to kill them saying they now faced deportation from the United Kingdom where there are no longer needed. Social media users said “What’s there to jubilate about diasporans being deported home when they have been so instrumental in sustaining the ailing economy?” “How much has she contributed herself to the resuscitation of the economy herself?”…

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Corruption Threatens ZIMASSET Says Khaya-Moyo

Corruption Threatens ZIMASSET Says Khaya-Moyo

  Government says corruption remains one of the biggest threats to the attainment of goals as defined in the ZIMASSET blue print. Economic Planning and Investment Promotion Minister Simon Khaya Moyo says now is the time for serious dialogue in dealing with the scourge. Khaya Moyo says corruption is a challenge that must not only be dealt with in Zimbabwe, but even at continental and global level. Ambassador Moyo, who was giving a lecture at…

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Fired workers accuse Green Fuel management ‘ Chisumbanje Ethanol Plant’ of racism

Fired workers accuse Green Fuel management  ‘ Chisumbanje Ethanol Plant’ of racism

THE white management at Green Fuel, popularly known as Chisumbanje Ethanol Plant, has been labelled ‘racist’ by workers who said they were fired without any salaries and benefits. At a press conference held Thursday in Harare, dismissed drivers accused the management of instilling fear in workers and overworking them without salaries and benefits. The 25 drivers said it was hell working for the company. “I was a truck driver with Green Fuel since June, 2013…

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‘ The March 2007 Assault By Police, Worsened My Disability’-Elton Mangoma

‘ The March 2007 Assault By Police, Worsened My  Disability’-Elton Mangoma

, Elton Mangoma, has ruled out any coalition with Joice Mujuru’s People First project, accusing the former vice president of presiding over a system which he said worsened his disability. Mangoma got polio at a tender age resulting in him being permanently disabled but on Wednesday he claimed his disability worsened in March 2007 when he was assaulted by police following his arrest in Highfields. “When I was arrested, I was thoroughly beaten up and my…

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Is First Lady, Grace, Now The Zimbabwean law or Authority Calling The shots?

Is First Lady, Grace, Now The Zimbabwean law or Authority Calling The shots?

Political analyst Pedzisai Ruhanya has question if the first lady Grace Mugabe is now the Zimbabwean law or authority who call the shoots as to who should be fired and who should be promoted as it appears to be the trend. Grace’s mingling in the government has seen former Vice President Joice Mujuru and his allies losing their government and Zanu PF positions after the instigation of their firing by the first lady. Even the…

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Full Story About Mutasa’s disputed Council House Ownership

Full Story About  Mutasa’s disputed Council House Ownership

  AN upmarket property – Number 4 Mbuya Nehanda – at the centre of dispute pitting Rusape Town Council and former powerful cabinet minister Didymus Mutasa was one of the houses grabbed by the latter citing security reasons in 2000. The house, which Mr Mutasa claims to have taken in 1984 is adjacent to Number 2 Mbuya Nehanda, his main residence in Rusape. The house was annexed during town secretary Mr Obert Muzawazi-era after the…

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‘Mugabe’s Mandate To Govern Zimbabwe, Has Been Stolen By His wife Grace Mugabe’

‘Mugabe’s Mandate  To Govern Zimbabwe, Has Been Stolen By His wife Grace Mugabe’

  MDC-T President Morgan Tsvangirai’s spokesperson Luke Tamborinyoka has said despite President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF having stolen the 2013 elections, it was sad that it appears his mandate to govern the country has been stolen by his wife Grace Mugabe. “We now have a two-fold crisis of legitimacy in the country. Now only did Mugabe steal a mandate in 2013, but that mandate has also been stolen from him by his wife,”…

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Human Rights Commission Finds, Archaic Bucket Toilets At Chikurubi Prison

Human Rights Commission  Finds, Archaic Bucket Toilets At Chikurubi Prison

THE Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) has said it was shocked to note that inmates at Chikurubi Maximum Prison are using the buckets to relieve themselves in their cells. “The commission was disturbed to hear and not that most cells had no toilets and inmates resorted to the use of buckets,” said ZHRC chairperson Elasto Mugwadi. “The bucket system is supposed to be considered archaic   in a developed and civilized society as our country.” Mugwadi made…

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Grace Loses As Mnangagwa Declares ‘Gvt Does Not Operate On Media Whims’, Tomana stays!’

Grace Loses As Mnangagwa Declares  ‘Gvt Does Not Operate On Media Whims’, Tomana stays!’

VICE-PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa who was present when First Lady Grace Mugabe attacked Johannes Tomana over comments he made on young girls, says people should not take things at “face value”, adding the prosecutor general was “going no-where”. Tomana is in the eye of a storm over comments he reportedly made on the legal position relating to age of sexual consent. President Robert Mugabe’s wife, after weeks away from the glare of the public, reportedly seeking…

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