Breach Of ‘Parly Immunities & Privileges Act, As Mugabe’s CIOs ‘Threaten Opposition MPs

Breach Of ‘Parly Immunities & Privileges Act, As Mugabe’s CIOs ‘Threaten Opposition MPs

MDC-T MPs who heckled President Robert Mugabe during his televised State of the Nation address on Tuesday were reportedly threatened with unspecified action by state security agents for allegedly embarrassing the 91-year-old leader. Highfields East MP Erick Murai was, Wednesday, said to be among the MPs who received threats from Zanu PF legislators in the chamber and by suspected state agents outside the house. Murai was unreachable when attempts to seek his comment were made….

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Riot Police Move In After BANC-ABC Bank Fires 75 Workers, Sparking Demonstrations

Riot Police Move In After BANC-ABC Bank Fires 75 Workers, Sparking Demonstrations

BANC-ABC has fired 75 workers, sparking demonstrations outside its Arundel offices as the financial institution joins a growing list of Zimbabwean companies taking advantage of a recent Supreme Court ruling which makes it easier to dismiss employees without severance pay. The fired workers staged demonstrations on Tuesday at the bank’s local head office in protest against the dismissals they claimed were illegal, forcing management to call riot police who subsequently sealed off entrances into the…

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Failed Mugabe Must Step Down, Call For Elections, Says Morgan Tsvangirai (MDC T President)

Failed Mugabe Must Step Down, Call For Elections, Says Morgan Tsvangirai (MDC T President)

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s declaration that agriculture will spearhead the country’s economic revival is a fallacy, MDC-T President Morgan Tsvangirai has said. In response to the State of The Nation Address delivered by Mugabe on Tuesday, Tsvangirai told journalists in Bulawayo Wednesday that Mugabe was delusional. Mugabe said government had come up with a 10-point plan to revitalise the economy and create employment through agriculture and value addition and beneficiation. “I understand from the president’s state…

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‘33,000 Migrants Arrive On Greek Island Of Lesbos In August Only’, Amnesty International

‘33,000 Migrants Arrive On Greek Island Of Lesbos In August Only’, Amnesty International

Severe shortages in facilities and staffing are creating dreadful conditions for the hundreds of refugees and migrants arriving every day on the Greek island of Lesbos, Amnesty International said after one of its research teams returned from the island. Instead local volunteers, NGO activists, the UN Refugee Agency and tourists have been stepping into the breach to assist the mainly Afghans, Iraqis and Syrians who have been arriving at the island and who make up…

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The Late Bulawayo High Court Judge Justice Andrew Mutema , Is Declared A National Hero.

The Late Bulawayo High Court Judge Justice Andrew Mutema , Is Declared A National Hero.

The The late Justice Mutema whose Chimurenga name was Kingsley Dube Watema died at Mater Dei Hospital last week on Friday after having collapsed the previous day. – See more at: http://www.bulawayo24.com/News/Local/73157#sthash.S7DXQmjt.dpufCde Mutema was born on 27 February 1959 and joined the liberation war in November 1977. He attained basic training in Mozambique in 1978 and after a three months deployment was recalled from the front. Cde Mutema was deployed to Romania where he was…

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‘International Monetary Fund (IMF) Rules Out Financial Assistance To Zimbabwe’

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), which is dispatching a mission to Harare next week, has ruled out giving any financial assistance to Zimbabwe until all external debts are settled. The IMF is expected in the country from August 31st to September 11th to undertake the second review of the Staff Monitored Programme (SMP). Last year the IMF agreed to a successor SMP – an informal agreement between country authorities and the global lender designed to…

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After A Dismal Address, ‘Repatriation Of 1896 Skulls From UK’ Won’t Revive Economy… Ha Ha!

After A Dismal Address, ‘Repatriation Of 1896  Skulls From UK’  Won’t  Revive Economy… Ha Ha!

Zimbabwe is a country who economy was agriculturally based  and quite successful, being the bread basket of Africa, feeding a whole continent until the year 2000. 2000 was precisely the point at which Mugabe’s, murderous Zanu PF  racist policies, forced out white commercial farmers, instantly collapsing the system and bringing Zimbabwe down on its knees as the nation soon became a basket case for charity. The Southern African region is predicted to hold  in the…

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‘Police Raid Nets 420 000 Fake Tablets, Including Fake ARVs’,

PEOPLE with various ailments could have been exposed to deadly medication after police recently recovered over 420 000 tablets countrywide, including fake ARVs, during a regional operation. Also recovered during the operation involving Zimbabwe, Angola, Malawi, Swaziland, South Africa and Tanzania were lotions, cigarettes, soaps, bottles of Histalix and BronCleer cough syrups, among other illicit drugs. The operation code-named, “Giaboia 11”, was conducted by the Zimbabwe Republic Police and the International Police (Interpol) between Wednesday…

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‘1.5m Zimbabweans, To Go Hungry By End Of 2015’- World Food Programme (WFP)

‘1.5m Zimbabweans, To Go Hungry  By  End Of 2015’- World Food Programme (WFP)

AROUND 1.5 million Zimbabweans are predicted to go hungry this year after a dramatic fall in maize production, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday. Around 16% of the population are expected to be ‘food insecure’ at the peak of the 2015-16 lean season, the period following harvest when food stocks run especially low – a 164% increase on the previous year, the WFP said. Zimbabwe’s staple maize crop of 742,000 tons is down…

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Mnangagwa Shocked As Chamisa’s Parly Recall Of Mugabe To Answer On Address, Succeeds

Mnangagwa Shocked As Chamisa’s  Parly Recall Of Mugabe To Answer On Address, Succeeds

MDC-T legislator Nelson Chamisa successfully moved a motion to have President Robert Mugabe recalled to Parliament and answer questions regarding his state of the nation address which was delivered on Tuesday. Parliament Speaker backed Chamisa in a ruling that left vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa shaking his head in disbelief. Chamisa raised the point or order after Mugabe had finished delivering his address saying that the veteran leader should come back and take questions from the…

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