Victoria Falls, Fuel stations, Lament Cheaply Priced Black Market Fuel Flooding Streets

About 10 service stations in the resort town sell fuel at between $1.28 and $1.32 per litre of diesel while petrol is being sold at between $1.44 and $1.50 per litre. The illegal fuel dealers in Victoria Falls are charging $7 for five litres of petrol and motorists prefer to buy from the black market. The illegal dealers procure the commodity from Kasane in Botswana and Livingstone in Zambia where a litre of petrol costs…

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First Cuthbert Dube, Now PSMAS MD ,’Henry Mandishona’, On Forced Leave 4 Months After Appointment

First Cuthbert Dube, Now PSMAS MD ,’Henry Mandishona’, On Forced Leave 4 Months After Appointment

Premier Service Medical Aid Society managing director Mr Henry Mandishona has been sent on forced leave pending investigations into various misdemeanors, which include suspected mismanagement, only four months after he was appointed. PSMAS has a well-documented history of abuse of resources which came to light after former group chief executive Dr Cuthbert Dube was booted out for earning over $500 000 per month in both salary and allowances.Dr Dube’s management also earned obscene salaries and…

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Black Opal Face of Zimbabwe 2nd Princess Mercy Kamanura Arrested For Shoplifting At Edgars

Black Opal Face of Zimbabwe second princess Mercy Kamanura appeared in court yesterday charged with stealing a jumpsuit worth $40 from Edgars. Kamanura (24) of house number 13190 Unit N, Seke in Chitungwiza, appeared before Harare magistrate Ms Tilda Mutambanashe to answer to theft charges. Prosecutor Mr Richard Makondo told the court that Kamanura used to frequent Edgars VIP customer stores. On Tuesday she entered Edgars at corner Kwame Nkrumah Avenue and First Street around…

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Section 109, Of Zim Constitution, Allows A Vote Of No Confidence To Be Passed On Gvt

Section 109,  Of Zim Constitution,  Allows A Vote Of No Confidence To Be Passed On Gvt

“Section 109 of the Zimbabwean Constitution allows a vote of no confidence to be passed on government through a joint resolution passed by at least two-thirds of the total membership in Parliament.   Mugabe’s Zimbabwe, Zanu PF regime is strongly made up of the typically, violent, corrupt and heartless monopolisers of power and wealth, namely the Zanu PF legislators, actually make up two-thirds majority in Parliament.   In an ideal world, it would be easy…

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Zimbabwe Republic Police’s Support Unit Shot & Killed Prioners Complaining Of Poor Conditions

LUCKY Mhungu, one of the prisoners accused of inciting and masterminding the attempted jailbreak at Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison earlier this year, told Harare magistrate Francis Mapfumo yesterday that riots broke out after members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police’s Support Unit shot and killed more than five inmates, who were complaining over a poor diet and deteriorating living condition.Mhungu made the allegations while giving his defence outline on charges of inciting and masterminding the foiled…

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Masvingo Council Obeys Govt Order On Water Meters, Resolving To Start With ZRP Homes

Masvingo Council Obeys Govt Order On Water Meters, Resolving To Start With ZRP Homes

MASVINGO City Council which has been struggling to have government properties pay their monthly bills for years has resolved to install pre-paid water meters at the properties as a way of improving collections and stop an over ballooning debt . The local authority said residents and institutions owe council in excess of $31million with the bulk of the debt owed by government institutions . The council’s  finance committee, at a recent meeting, said all channels to…

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Bulawayo Residents Protest Against Council’s Decision To Install Prepaid Water Meters

Bulawayo Residents Protest Against Council’s Decision To Install Prepaid Water Meters

BULAWAYO residents on Friday sent the strongest message yet that they are against the proposed decision by the city council to install prepaid water meters. The decision has since received government backing, with all municipalities ordered to install pre-paid water meters as a means of boosting their coffers which have taken a battering due to the country’s economic meltdown. About 2,500 residents marched from the City Hall car park, a stone’s throw away from the…

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Brave Jotsholo Boy (8) Saved His Blind Granny (85) By Biting Rapist, Who Then Fled At Night

Brave Jotsholo  Boy (8) Saved His Blind Granny (85) By Biting Rapist, Who Then Fled At Night

JOTSHOLO: An eight-year-old boy turned saviour for his blind 85-year-old granny when he acted swiftly and sunk his teeth on the back of a neighbour who was raping the elderly woman at night. Waking from a deep slumber to find his grandmother screaming for help, the boy wasted no time as he quickly bit the rapist on the back causing him to flee. Ndabezinhle Ndlovu, 22, of Jabatshaba area in Jotsholo confessed in court that…

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‘Firms Say Chinese Dishonest Business Partners And Plead With Government To Go West’

MUTARE: Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko, Thursday, came face-to-face with reality when he was welcomed by heaps of scrap metal during his tour of the Nyakamete industrial site in the eastern border city. Once a hub of manufacturing, Nyakamete has been reduced to a scrap yard. Companies such as Mutare Board and Paper Mills which used to be a huge exporter of newsprint in the region and a major employer have now been reduced to sadza…

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