“Mugabe Must Stop Handing Out Cabinet Posts Like Sweets To Friends”-MDC

“Mugabe Must Stop  Handing Out Cabinet Posts Like Sweets To Friends”-MDC

THE MDC formation led by Professor Welshman Ncube says President Robert Mugabe must stop “handing out cabinet posts as if he is giving sweets to his friends” at a time when the economy is dwindling. The party said this at the weekend when it was reacting to the aging leader’s Friday appointments in which he added an astounding 14 ministers to an already bloated cabinet. In his latest cabinet appointments, Mugabe created other ministries before…

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‘Leave Cecil’s Killers Alone For They Knew Not What They were Doing’??-Grace

‘Leave Cecil’s Killers Alone For They Knew Not What They were Doing’??-Grace

Zimbabwe has all but let Cecil’s killers off the hook as Mugabe’s wife says hunter did nothing wrong. “I say the dentist who killed the lion must be left alone,” said Mrs Mugabe, adding that the dentist “was not aware of the importance of Cecil”. Mrs Mugabe’s comments contradict a previous statement by environment minister Oppah Muchinguri, who first announced that Dr Palmer should be extradited to stand trial in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwean prosecutors have charged…

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KFC Zimbabwe To Spend Over US$17 Million On 25 New Branches Over 5 years

KENTUCKY Fried Chicken’s local franchise plans to spend over US$17 million on 25 new branches over the next five years on the back of better-than-expected performance at Belgravia and Joina City outlets in Harare. Sources told The Sunday Mail Business last week that management expected each store to generate annual revenue of US$5,9 million. “KFC is set to establish up to 25 shops around the country as they were pleased with a great reception that…

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40 Bulawayo CBD Buildings Condemned By council

40  Bulawayo CBD Buildings Condemned By council

THE Bulawayo City Council has condemned 40 buildings in the city centre, issuing owners with notices to rectify the identified defects in compliance with council by-laws. BCC public relations officer Miss Bongiwe Ngwenya confirmed that the local authority has condemned some buildings but noted that the problem was far rooted and needed an all-stakeholder approach. “Bulawayo City Council has an inventory of affected properties. Owners of the non-compliant properties are given notices as per the…

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TsvangiraI Apologies For Participating In 2013 ‘NIKUV’ Ballot Without Electoral Reforms

TsvangiraI Apologies For Participating In  2013 ‘NIKUV’ Ballot  Without Electoral Reforms

Opposition MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai has apologised to Zimbabweans for agreeing to participate in the 2013 elections in the absence of requisite reforms demanded by the party and Sadc before the controversial polls. Last Thursday night while unveiling his party’s “Without Reforms, No Elections” document, the veteran opposition leader, whose party turns 16 this month, said they made a mistake. “We were wrong in 2013 and we cannot afford to be wrong again in 2015….

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‘Opposition Unity Is Crucial, But Former Zanu PF Shouldn’t Lead Coalition.’- Mliswa

‘Opposition  Unity Is Crucial, But Former Zanu PF Shouldn’t  Lead Coalition.’- Mliswa

Former Hurungwe West MP Temba Mliswa has said former Vice president Joice Mujuru is as useless as President Robert Mugabe. “I want to congratulate Mujuru for the blueprint (Build) but … “It’s one thing to produce a blueprint and quite another to gather thousands of people as you [Tsvangirai] have done here. Let’s leave documents and join those who have the experience of being assaulted in an election. “Everyone should bring something to the coalition…

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Zim Police Arrest 3SAs Trying To Smuggle 29 Sables Across Undesignated Border

Zim Police Arrest 3SAs Trying To Smuggle 29 Sables Across Undesignated Border

Police in Zimbabwe have arrested three South Africans who they say were trying to smuggle 29 sables across the border, state media reported on Sunday. The official Sunday Mail said the animals were worth $348 000 and were being transported in two trucks from a conservancy in Zimbabwe’s arid lowveld region allegedly towards an undesignated border crossing with South Africa. They were arrested on Saturday when the trucks got stuck in mud near Beitbridge, the…

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Minister Of Home Affairs , ‘Chombo’ To Tackle, Teenage Antisocial Vuzu/ Sex Drug & Alcohol Partys

Minister Of Home Affairs , ‘Chombo’ To Tackle,  Teenage Antisocial Vuzu/ Sex Drug & Alcohol  Partys

THE government is working on coming up with appropriate laws and tightening loopholes in existing pieces of legislation to curtail “vuzu” parties so as to reduce anti-social behaviour among teenagers and pupils during the wild gatherings. The Minister of Home Affairs, Cde Ignatius Chombo, said they were working on addressing concerns about the so-called vuzu parties where young people, including pupils, engage in sex orgies while drinking beer and partaking of other intoxicating substances. Some take…

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Biti (PDP) President, Has Appointment To Meet Sadc Chairman Ian Khama Over Zim Crisis.

Biti (PDP) President, Has Appointment To Meet Sadc Chairman  Ian Khama Over Zim Crisis.

Zimbabwe’s Former   Finance Minister Tendai Biti, is a man who has been involved in Zimbabwe’s long draw politics of confusion stretching from as far back as the early 90s when he was a University of Zimbabwe, student leader. He was rcently appointed as the leader of the newly formed People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and like any new leader he has chosen to start on a high note by this week launching an African leader charm offensive to…

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Civil Service Retrenchments Planned, Yet Almost 60 Ministers In 3rd Reshuffle In Less Than One Year

Civil Service Retrenchments Planned, Yet Almost 60 Ministers In 3rd Reshuffle In Less Than One Year

Zimbabwe’s despot president  Robert Mugabe has delivered, what can only be described as a cabinet reshuffle that is insensitive to the prevailing circumstances affecting the people , through an expansion of  what is already considered by many to be a bloated cabinet, in a  third cabinet reshuffle in less than a year. In the face of the government’s excessively huge wage bill, a broke government and dead economy, Mugabe  on Friday chose to appoint 14 new ministers, including deputies and a…

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