‘Zimbabwe’s Booming, Charismatic Churches Could Boost Tourism’-Mnangagwa

‘Zimbabwe’s Booming, Charismatic Churches Could Boost Tourism’-Mnangagwa

VICE president Emmerson Mnangagwa says the charismatic churches that have flooded the country could boost the local tourism industry if they participate in local shows such as the Harare International Carnival. Mnangagwa was speaking during the carnival reception to welcome participants at this year event held at the Mayoral Mansion Thursday afternoon. “Papal tours elsewhere have changed the world; we have our local prophetic equivalents here with a huge following that can forever change the…

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Harare West MP Jessie Majome, Shocked By Zanu-PF Mealie Meal Branding

Harare West MP Jessie Majome has posted on Facebook expressing shock on seeing a mealie meal branded with Zanu PF’s blue print ZimAsset outside parliament in Harare. “My eyes almost popped out at this sight outside parliament of Zimbabwe’s members’ entrance,” Majome wrote. “Bad omen of ZANU PF rule and party symbol emblazoned and politically branded scarce mealie meal in a food shortage crisis! ‘Tongai’ I undetstand means ‘rule on’. Hunger looms for sure for…

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Mugabe Caps1418, Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT) Graduands

One thousand four hundred and eighteen graduands have been conferred with degrees in various fields at the Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT). The ceremony officially got on a roll upon declaration of the congregation as a graduation ceremony by CUT Chancellor President Robert Mugabe. The graduation ceremony saw a total 197 graduands being conferred with Master of Science degrees in Post Harvest Technology and in Strategic Management as well as Masters Degree in Business Intelligence….

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46 Evicted ‘Caledonia Farm Squatters’ & 30 Minors Spend Two Nights In Police cells

46 Evicted ‘Caledonia Farm Squatters’ & 30 Minors Spend Two Nights In Police cells

A TOTAL of 46 squatters from Caledonia arrested Monday together with their 30 minor children were Wednesday hauled before Harare magistrates courts for defying a court order. The desperate residents spent Monday and Tuesday nights in the police cells with their children most of whom are toddlers below one year old. They were arrested for refusing to vacate Lot 1 premise as per court order availed to them on September 12. They were charged with…

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Desperate Gvt Orders Army, Police Power Cuts, & 25 % For Big Mining Companies

Desperate Gvt Orders Army, Police Power Cuts, & 25 % For Big Mining Companies

IN a surprise move for a government which believes it is under siege from foreign enemies, a cabinet minister has ordered power cuts on army and police bases as the country struggles with a debilitating electricity supply crisis. “Security cantonments (ZNA and ZRP) shall be requested to voluntarily load shed non-critical and residential loads as army and police institutions so as to share the burden,” energy minister Samuel Undenge told Parliament Tuesday. Unable to produce…

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Over 20 000 Whitecliff Residents ‘Murambatsvina Victims’ Face Rain season Evictions

Over 20 000 Whitecliff Residents ‘Murambatsvina Victims’  Face Rain season Evictions

OVER 20 000 victims of government’s cruel clean-up campaign that, according to the United Nations left almost a million homeless, are staring the barrel again. The Whitecliff residents, settled on the private property illegally by government, will have to move again after property magnate Eddies Pfugari this week decided to enforce a 2012 Supreme Court order, granting him his right to ownership of the over 1000 hectare farm on the north-western fringes of the capital….

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Zimbabwe’s Formal Employment Lower Than 47 Years Ago-During Rhodesian Era

Zimbabwe’s Formal Employment Lower Than 47 Years Ago-During Rhodesian Era

THE collapse of Zimbabwe’s manufacturing and agricultural industries has cut the size of the economy by half and left the nation with fewer people in formal employment than at any time in almost half a century. About 700,000 people have formal jobs, almost equally split between the state and private companies, government and independent statistics show. That’s the lowest number since 1968, when President Robert Mugabe was a jailed freedom fighter, and Rhodesian Prime Minister…

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Legalise Shebeens To Lure Tourists (ZimAsset)-Tourism Minister, Walter Mzembi (Zanu PF),

The ministry of Tourism and Hospitality is lobbying for the legalisation of shebeens in order to lure tourists to townships as part of fulfillment of the country’s economic blueprint, the Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (ZimAsset). A shebeen is an informal, unlicensed establishment or a private house selling alcohol but typically regarded as slightly disreputable. They were popular in Zimbabwe, both before and after independence. The Tourism Minister, Walter Mzembi, today told Parliement that…

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‘Newsday Portraying Tsvangirai As A Dictator’-Luke Tamborinyoka

‘Newsday Portraying Tsvangirai As A Dictator’-Luke Tamborinyoka

The Movement for Democratic Change on Tuesday said the NewsDay newspaper has been publishing false stories about its leader Morgan Tsvangirai in a bid to “portray Morgan Tsvangirai as a dictator and as a party leader under siege.” Tsvangirai’s spokesperson Luke Tamborinyoka said “the mission is a well-orchestrated media crusade to attack the Morgan Tsvangirai brand.” Read full statement below: Today’s three separate stories in your newspaper attacking the same man leave no one under…

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51 People Arrested In Ruthless , Harare Caledonia Farm Eviction Of Thousands Today

51 people have been arrested at Caledonia Farm in Harare as police moved in to execute a High Court eviction order. Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Spokesperson, Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba told the ZBC News that police arrested 51 people this Tuesday morning at Caledonia Farm. The arrested were charged with contempt of arrest and were taken to Mabvuku police station. Senior Assistant Commissioner Charamba also said police were deployed in the area to execute…

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