700 Jobs Lost In Just 5Days Post Ruling On Arbitrary Termination Employment Contract

700 Jobs Lost In Just 5Days Post Ruling On Arbitrary Termination Employment Contract

Government yesterday held a crisis meeting with stakeholders during which workers proposed that Presidential Powers be invoked to protect them amid reports that over 700 have lost jobs in the last five days following a Supreme Court ruling allowing arbitrary termination of employment contracts. The ruling, which has shaken the labour industry, was delivered last Friday. Employers, the major beneficiaries of the ruling, boycotted the meeting held under the auspices of the Tripartite Negotiating Forum…

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Harare Man Gouges Out Graduates Eyes With Sharp Object To Rob Him Of US$10

Harare Man Gouges Out  Graduates Eyes With Sharp Object To Rob Him Of US$10

A 40-YEAR-OLD man from Chitungwiza has been dragged to the courts for permanently damaging a university graduate’s eyes before robbing him of his $10. Panganayi Mutinhiri allegedly gouged Mayibongwe Madisa’s eyes in order to rob him of his $10. When he first appeared in court Monday Mutinhiri pleaded guilty to plain robbery charges responding in Shona with no difficulties but started stammering Tuesday saying he could not speak in Shona. Prosecutors say on July 3,…

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‘Harare Man Assaults His 100 Yr Old Grandmother For Alleging She ‘Bewitched Him’

‘Harare Man Assaults His 100 Yr Old Grandmother For Alleging She ‘Bewitched Him’

A Harare man stands accused of assaulting his 100-year-old grandmother and his mother claiming they are bewitching him so that he does not get married. In her application filed at the Harare Civil Court last week, Tina Chitenje is seeking a protection order against her son Nelson Nyamadzawo whom she accused of being violent towards her and her 100-year-old mother. The matter was supposed to appear in court yesterday before magistrate Ms Audrey Tarugarira, but…

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Namibia Arrests About 40 Zimbabwean Apostolic Faith Illegals At Bush Shrines

Namibia Arrests About 40 Zimbabwean Apostolic Faith  Illegals  At  Bush Shrines

ABOUT 40 Zimbabweans practicing various apostolic sects are set to be deported back from Namibia after being rounded off while conducting services in the bushes, Namibian press reported Tuesday. The 39 were among people who were arrested at different shrines on Sunday after a crack team comprising of police and the Namibian immigration officials raided foreign-owned churches in Windhoek. Nineteen babies and children were arrested alongside their mothers. Inspector Christina van Dunem Fonsech, who led…

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Gvts & Zanu-PF Activists Corruption Force Mnangagwa To Meet ‘White’ Commercial Farmers’ Representatives

Gvts & Zanu-PF Activists Corruption Force Mnangagwa To Meet  ‘White’  Commercial Farmers’ Representatives

Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa finally met commercial farmers’ representatives last week to discuss the growing unease over the security situation in the farming community. The meeting follows a story exposing underhand dealings by State officials as well as Zanu-PF activists who were allegedly forcing anyone seeking to meet Mnangagwa to pay a “fee”. Commercial Framers’ Union (CFU) director Hendrick Olivier confirmed the meeting in an interview. -source-newsday

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Legendary Toni Braxton & Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds To Perform In Zim & S.Africa

Legendary Toni Braxton & Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds  To  Perform In Zim & S.Africa

  Legendary R&B superstars Toni Braxton and Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds will be performing in Zimbabwe and South Africa between August and September. Known for their chart-topping radio classics, both singer/songwriters shaped the sound of R&B throughout the 90s both as individual superstars and collaborators. Eleven time Grammy award winning Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds has to his name no less than 130 Top 10 R&B and Pop hits, 43 number 1 R&B hits and 55 Top 10…

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MDC-T Ignores United STates Officials Advice, And Boycotts Marondera Central By Election

MDC-T Ignores United STates Officials Advice, And Boycotts  Marondera Central By Election

THE MDC-T has stuck to its decision to boycott elections despite criticism of the decision by US officials who warned that “if you are not a part of it (election process) at all, then it is as good as there is no opposition”. Former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s party did not field a candidate for the upcoming by-election for Marondera Central constituency set for 19 September. Four candidates successfully filed nomination papers at Marondera Magistrate…

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1,102 Zimbabwean Couples Registered For Divorce Over Last Six Months

1,102 Zimbabwean Couples Registered For Divorce Over Last Six Months

A record 1 102 couples have registered to terminate their marriages at the High Court in Harare and Bulawayo with 173 divorces already granted since January this year.According to High Court records for January to July this year, a total of 820 couples approached the High Court in Harare seeking to have their marriages cancelled and 129 of them had their marriage certificates officially terminated.Bulawayo High Court also received 282 divorce requests and has so…

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Only 1Passenger, Chess Grandmaster Nigel Short , On Air Zimbabwe , SA to Vic Falls

Only 1Passenger, Chess Grandmaster Nigel Short , On Air Zimbabwe ,  SA to Vic Falls

AIR Zimbabwe recorded another aviation record as it flew one passenger from Johannesburg to Victoria on a 105-seater plane. The Boeing 737 plane has 12 business and 93 economy class seats. The lone passenger chess grandmaster Nigel Short went on micro blogging site, Twitter, announcing to the world as the troubled airline continued breaking aviation records, but for the wrong reasons. “I am not saying they are losing money, but I was the sole passenger…

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‘Xenophobia Victim, Murders 1 & Attempts To Murder 1 With Okapi Knife Within 3 Days Arrival’

‘Xenophobia Victim, Murders 1 & Attempts To Murder 1 With Okapi Knife Within 3 Days Arrival’

A 25 year old man from Chikombedzi, who is thought to have returned to Zimbabwe as a result of recent xenophobia attacks on foreign nationals in South Africa, has appeared in court facing murder charges. Liberty Manjoro was not asked to plead when he appeared before Chiredzi magistrate Geraldine Mutsoto, facing murder and attempted murder charges. He was remanded in custody to 17 July for further remand. Prosecutor Prosper Chipangura told the court that on…

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