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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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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Dangote To Build Zim’s Third-Largest Power plant Whilst Nigeria Suffers From Chronic Power Shortages

Dangote To Build Zim’s Third-Largest Power plant Whilst Nigeria Suffers From Chronic Power Shortages

AFRICA’S richest man Mr Aliko Dangote has registered his trading company, Dangote Holdings, in Zimbabwe and plans to build a 630MW thermal power station its has been established. after The plant would be Zimbabwe’s third-largest after Hwange Thermal and Kariba Hydro power stations, which have generation capacity of 920MW and 750MW respectively.The Nigerian tycoon’s team was in Harare last week to discuss ventures in coal mining, energy and cement manufacturing. Authorities set up the Inter-Agency…

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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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17 People Died After Lorry Cut In Front Of Bus In Lusaka

17  People Died After Lorry Cut In Front Of Bus In Lusaka

The use of Public transport can at times, in the Southern African region seem like signing one’s life away, as day after day , reports pour in of accidents, with the latest being one involving a bus and lorry in Zambia. Zambia roads are traditionally hotspots for accidents  and Saturday witnessed yet another tragic incident, in which , at  least 17 people died in a bus and lorry collision . The accident occured , west…

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11 Homes Destroyed, 1 Woman &3 Children Dead In Veld Fires: Hurungwe& Zvimba Districts

A veld fire disaster has claimed the lives of four people in Mashonaland West’s Hurungwe and Zvimba districts, leaving others injured and some families homeless. The veld fires claimed the lives of a woman and her two children aged six and five at Shola Park in Hurungwe, and the life of a one-year-nine months old baby burnt while asleep at Spesbona farm in Trelawney, Zvimba East constituency. Four people were also injured at Spesbona farm…

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Zimbabwe Gvt Fails To Upgrade The Feruka, Oil Refinery Plant, Which is Now A Write Off,

Zimbabwe Gvt Fails To Upgrade The Feruka, Oil Refinery Plant, Which is Now  A Write Off,

MUTARE: Feruka Refinery Plant which was constructed in 1965 during the then Rhodesia is now a complete right off, operating as storage facility only after government failed to upgrade the facility. The plant only operated for 15 months and is now currently used as a loading, storage and blending facility without the refinery aspect. Petro-Zim general manager, Cathrine Katsande said it was cheaper to construct a new plant than to refurbish the existing one. Currently,…

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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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Crane Collapse Leaves 87 Dead And Over 200 Injured In Mecca – Saudi Arabia.

At least 87 people died and more than 200 people were injured when a crane collapsed in the Muslim holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. The huge red crane crashed into a part of the Grand Mosque – the largest in the world – that was filled with worshippers at the time. The head of Saudi Arabia’s civil defence said strong winds and heavy rains had caused the collapse. Mecca is currently preparing for…

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