Bulawayo church near Basch Street Terminus, ‘Egodini’ burnt in suspected arson attack

Bulawayo church near Basch Street Terminus, ‘Egodini’ burnt in suspected arson attack

A CHURCH in the city was extensively damaged in a suspected arson attack that is now being investigated by police. Property including musical instruments, chairs, tables, travel and identification documents worth thousands of dollars were lost in the fire that broke out at around 1AM yesterday. Other goods that were lost, including blankets, shoes, electrical gadgets, clothing, books and bags belonged to church members who are informal traders who kept them at the church overnight….

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‘Gershem Pasi’ blasts vendor economy, announces plans to tax super rich churches

‘Gershem Pasi’  blasts vendor economy, announces plans to tax super rich churches

“We are creating a generation that might never know formal employment and that would be wasted investment given the resources we have spent in their education.” ZIMBABWE’S tax collector has hit out at the country’s vendor economy as he announced plans to tax churches and their fabulously rich ‘prophets’ in an increasingly desperate bid to raise money for the government. Zimra boss Commissioner-General, Gershem Pasi, criticised the government’s “laid back” attitude in addressing the country’s…

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About Jonathan Moyo: ‘Mugabe has the power to appoint or dismiss Ministers’

About Jonathan Moyo: ‘Mugabe has the power to appoint or dismiss Ministers’

THIS is a quick note to provide a legal explanation around the current situation of Prof Jonathan Moyo whom reports say has been relieved of his Governmental functions. Details of what has transpired are not clear at present. One view is that he has been sacked. The other perspective is that what has happened is merely procedural and that he will bounce back into cabinet.The purpose of this note is to explain the law around…

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Family acquitted of murder charges for burying prophet alive, in cleansing ceremony

Family acquitted of murder charges for burying prophet alive, in cleansing ceremony

A Muzarabani family accused of murdering a self-proclaimed prophet who had asked them to bury him alive during a cleansing ceremony have been acquitted by the High Cour appeared in court facing charges of murdering a self styled prophet, Shamiso Kamanya at Mazonde village under Chief Kasekete on the 30th of July 2012. They were acquitted by High Court judge, Justice Owen Tagu after the state withdrew the matter. The acquittal follows an application by Prosecutor…

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After Prophet Walter Magaya, Mugabe also attacks the Apostolic Faith

After Prophet Walter Magaya,  Mugabe also attacks the Apostolic Faith

President Robert Mugabe has attacked members of the Vapositori (apostolic sect members), for refusing to take their children to school and hospitals, citing it as one of the country’s major draw backs. Speaking at a ceremony for the official opening of the junior Parliament and the swearing in of the junior president in Harare yesterday, Mugabe said that members of the Vapositori were not forthcoming on the issue of education and medical treatment. “Yes then,…

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