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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170 Evacuated As British Airways 777 Aborts Take Off After Engine Fire In Las Vegas

  A British Airways plane 777 Jet, London’s Gatwick Flight 2276 at McCarran International Airport , a Las Vegas airport , aborted   take off was aborted as   fire forced the evacuation of 170 passengers and staff on board, down emergency  slides, after an engine caught fire. The pilot was Chris Henkey who is scheduled  to retire after one more flight for British Airways to Barbados. seee more at www.newzimbabwevision.com photo, British airways plabe on fire on the runway in…

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18 Months UK Jail For Mum Who Took Twins(2) To ‘Zimbabwe’ In Defiance Of Court Order

18 Months UK Jail  For Mum Who Took Twins(2) To ‘Zimbabwe’ In Defiance Of Court Order

A MOTHER who took her twin daughters out of the United Kingdom to Zimbabwe in defiance of a court order was starting an 18-month jail sentence Thursday. The woman – a well-educated professional with a responsible job from Wolverhampton – secretly got passports for the two-year-old girls and took them on a flight to Zimbabwe. Police were tipped off too late to stop the trio leaving the UK but got a message to the relevant…

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Tsvangirai, Presents ‘Electoral Reform Demands’ That Make Mugabe Sweat

Tsvangirai, Presents ‘Electoral Reform Demands’ That Make Mugabe Sweat

BELOW is the speech my MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai when he presented his party’s electoral reform demands in Harare on Thursday. Introduction and national context We meet today (Thursday) amid a serious national crisis where ordinary Zimbabweans are struggling to make ends meet and to put food on the table. We meet in the context of a grim economic and social reality in which families are struggling to just survive, at a time when a…

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Ncube’s MDC Will Not Be Easily Swayed By Current Mujuru’s ‘People First party’ Fever.

Ncube’s MDC Will Not Be Easily Swayed By Current Mujuru’s ‘People First party’ Fever.

PROFESSOR Welshman Ncube’s MDC has vowed it will not be easily swept up by the current fever to join forces with ousted Vice President President Joice Mujuru’s semi-existing People First party. The former Zanu PF stalwart was late last year dislodged from her lofty party and government positions during a fierce party witch-hunt for those angling to dethrone President Robert Mugabe from the helm of the party. Her backers and Zanu PF opponents have since…

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