‘Zimbabwe’s Illicit Beer Brewers, Endangering Drinkers Lives By Using Lethal Embalming Fluid’

‘Zimbabwe’s Illicit Beer Brewers, Endangering Drinkers Lives By Using Lethal Embalming Fluid’

Despite legislative attempts to curb drinking, Zimbabwe is still facing its greatest threat from alcohol abuse. Calamities associated with excessive intoxication – dementia, seizures, liver disease and early death  have-  done little to deter users. Not even confirmed reports by the Ministry of Health and government agencies such as the National Aids Council (NAC) that illicit brewers have been turning to lethal embalming fluid used in mortuaries have cut the rate of abuse. “Patrons want…

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Relax, Fired workers Are Only ‘ Jobless , Not Landless’ -Zanu PF Apologist Nathaniel Manheru

Relax, Fired workers Are Only ‘ Jobless , Not Landless’ -Zanu PF Apologist Nathaniel Manheru

Controversial State media columnist, Nathaniel Manheru, widely believed to be President Robert Mugabe’s spokesperson George Charamba  has boosted that more than 20 000 fired workers  could be “jobless but not landless”. Writing in his Saturday column, Manheru said widespread retracements are not confined to Zimbabwe alone but throughout Southern Africa. He said Zanu PF is well prepared to handle the crisis. “We have witnessed a spate of retrenchments in the country. It is simplistic to…

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‘Zimbabwe Is Moving, Evolving Quite Fast’-Zanu PF Apologist Nathaniel Manheru

‘Zimbabwe Is Moving, Evolving Quite Fast’-Zanu PF Apologist Nathaniel Manheru

Zimbabwe is moving, evolving quite fast. Not in the superficial neo-liberal sense in which a backsliding country can be pampered by Bretton Woods affiliates, pampered to vertiginous growth levels. Against ever deepening social crisis characterised by mass poverty, mass ignorance and an all-round collapse of social services, such chosen countries are apotheosised through esoteric markers like Ease of Doing Business Index, Transparency Index, Governance Index, FDI Index, etc, etc, all of which are oriented towards…

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Nelson Mandela’s Grandson Appears In Court On Charges Of Raping 15-Year-Old Girl

Nelson Mandela’s Grandson Appears In Court On Charges Of Raping 15-Year-Old Girl

A GRANDSON of Nelson Mandela accused of raping a 15-year-old girl will remain in police custody, while his defence lawyers collect more evidence for a bail hearing, a South African judge ruled on Friday. Mbuso Mandela’s bail hearing was postponed to Tuesday to give his defence team more time to locate a witness who they say could testify that the incident was consensual, a judge ruled. The judge in the Johannesburg magistrate’s court also ordered…

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Grace Mugabe’s ALPHA &Omega Dairy Charges Jobseekers US$50 For Vendor Jobs

Grace Mugabe’s  ALPHA  &Omega Dairy Charges Jobseekers US$50 For Vendor Jobs

FIRST LADY Grace Mugabe’s company ALPHA and Omega Dairy may be taking advantage of desperate job seekers by making them pay before they are employed as vendors. A senior manager at the firm recently revealed that the struggling business would have collapsed if it wasn’t for state support through orders from the army, the police and other government institutions. The First Family’s company sells ice cream, yoghurt, fresh milk, cultured milk and mineral water among…

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‘Tightening Economy Triggers Mass Exodus Of Zimbabweans Into South Africa’-Economist Eddie Cross

‘Tightening Economy Triggers  Mass Exodus Of Zimbabweans Into South Africa’-Economist  Eddie Cross

ECONOMIST Eddie Cross has claimed that the tightening economic situation in Zimbabwe has triggered a mass exodus of Zimbabweans into South Africa. In an article titled The deepening crisis in Zimbabwe, Cross has estimated that up to 5 000 people a day are now crossing the country’s southern border into South Africa, a number he said could translate to more than 40 000 a week or two million people by the end of this year….

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Morgan Tsvangirai To Attend ‘Missing Itai Dzamara’ At Mandava Stadium In Zvishavane,

Morgan Tsvangirai To Attend ‘Missing Itai Dzamara’ At Mandava Stadium In Zvishavane,

MDC T President Morgan Tsvangirai tomorrow heads to Mandava stadium in Zvishavane, Midlands province for the Itai Dzamara prayer rally. President Tsvangirai and the MDC leadership will join the church, leaders of the political parties and civic society groups to pray for the missing Dzamara, abducted by State agents in Harare on March 9, 2015. The abduction of Itai shows that the safety and security of the citizen remains under serious threat even though it…

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SADC Heads Bar 258 Million SADC Citizens Access To Illegally Reconstituted Regional court’

SADC Heads Bar 258 Million SADC Citizens Access To Illegally Reconstituted Regional court’

Following the decision to deny the 258 million SADC citizens access to the regional court of the SADC Tribunal, taken during the 35th SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government in Botswana [17-18 August 2015], SADC Tribunal Rights Watch is gravely concerned. The SADC leaders have taken this retrogressive step unilaterally – and without consultation with the people of SADC.  This flies in the face of Article 4 of the SADC Treaty where SADC…

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Judge Justice Andrew Mutema Dies At Mater dei Hospital In Bulawayo

Judge Justice Andrew Mutema Dies At Mater dei Hospital In Bulawayo

A Bulawayo judge, Justice Andrew Mutema, has died. Justice Mutema died today at Mater dei Hospital in Bulawayo where he had been admitted. Judicial Service Commission deputy secretary Walter Chikwanha said the judge collapsed yesterday before he was rushed to the hospital where he later died. – Source-chronicle photo-The late Justice Andrew Mutema

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Zimbabwe Gvt Gazzettes 23 Of Last 300 White Owned Farms For Compulsory Acqusition

Zimbabwe Gvt Gazzettes 23 Of Last 300 White Owned Farms For Compulsory Acqusition

The Zimbabwe government took a major step towards eliminating the once-thriving white ­commercial farming sector this week by gazetting 23 of the remaining 300 farms owned by white Zimbabweans for ­expropriation. The planned seizures in the Matabeleland North and South provinces were announced despite an admission by Robert Mugabe’s ruling Zanu-PF party that it had failed to compensate more than 96% of white farmers already dispossessed since 2000, regardless of a constitutional obligation to do…

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