0400 Hours Harare Municipality Police Raid & Burning Of Vendors Wares On Speke Avenue footbridge

0400 Hours Harare Municipality  Police Raid & Burning Of  Vendors Wares On Speke Avenue footbridge

The Harare city council  war against vendors was stepped up a gear, after  a variety of vendors wares,such as blankets, shoes, clothing bales and electronic goods  on the Speke Avenue footbridge, went up in flames in scenes reminiscent of the Zanu PF 2005 Murambatsvina clean up operation after, Harare municipality police, at    0400 hours this morning raided the storage and  set everything alight. Goods valued at thousands of dollars were lost in the vicious and uncompromising  dawn raid, which…

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Police Eject Vendors But Harare Mayor Concedes Defeat As Most, Troop Back

Police  Eject Vendors But Harare Mayor Concedes Defeat As Most, Troop Back

MINOR scuffles broke out as Harare municipal cops made good on a pledge to drive vendors from the capital’s crowded sidewalks on Wednesday with the ZRP keeping a watching brief on the developments. By the end of the day, Mayor Bernard Manyenyeni was admitting defeat as most of the vendors simply returned to their spots once the cops moved to clean up another section of the city. Most of the informal traders defiantly vowed they…

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Zanu-PF Militants Invade,Loot, Evict Employees& Seal Ian Ferguson’s, Denlynian Game Ranch

Zanu-PF Militants Invade,Loot, Evict Employees& Seal  Ian Ferguson’s, Denlynian  Game Ranch

A game ranch in Zimbabwe’s Beitbridge district on the border with South Africa has been invaded by militants believed to be supporters of the Zanu-PF party of President Robert Mugabe, with the reported backing of Matabeleland South Angeline Masuku and Minister of State Security Kembo Mohadi, sources said. Ian Ferguson says despite the courts declaring the invasion of Denlynian Game Ranch illegal, a Beitbridge lands officer identified as Mtulisa Moyo continued to parcel out plots….

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Highlanders (No9) ‘Mnangagwa’ Wants Zimbabwe To Use ‘Yuan’ As Legal Tender

Highlanders (No9) ‘Mnangagwa’ Wants Zimbabwe To Use ‘Yuan’ As  Legal Tender

Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday proposed to have the Chinese currency, the RMB/Yuan, as a legal tender in Zimbabwe when he met his Chinese counterpart Mr Li Yuanchao behind closed doors at the iconic Great Hall of the People in Beijing. VP Mnangagwa, who is on an official five-day visit to China at the invitation of Mr Li, said such a development would ease and boost business transactions between the two countries. A senior official…

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Zim Woman ‘Spelogia Chimwemwe Bhasikoro’ Jailed 25 years In Hong Kong For Drug Traffick

Zim Woman ‘Spelogia Chimwemwe Bhasikoro’ Jailed 25 years In Hong Kong  For Drug Traffick

A 22-year-old Zimbabwean woman has been imprisoned for 25 years in Hong Kong after being convicted of drug trafficking. Spelogia Chimwemwe Bhasikoro was convicted by the Hong Hong High Court after being found in possession of 2kgs of heroine. Bhasikoro initially professed ignorance over her luggage contents, alleging that she was sent by a Nigerian in South Africa to deliver the parcel in Hong Kong for a reward of $12 000. The woman later pleaded…

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‘Demon Possessed Zanu PF MP Cries In Parliament Over MDC Inflicted Western Sanctions’

‘Demon Possessed Zanu PF MP Cries In Parliament Over MDC Inflicted Western Sanctions’

A Zanu PF MP, Rossy Mpofu, complained why MDC T have failed to apologize for inviting the sanctions. She still blames the sanctions for the country’s economic problems. “… Ipoint of order yami, nxa bona (MDC T) bekwazi ukuthi kasibo abasapota amaBritish why bengaxotshi amasanctions eZimbabwe (If they deny they invited sanctions on the country, why don’t they openly denounce them),” blurted out MP Mpofu during a parliamentary debate on the country’s worsening economic situation….

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Highlanders’ Mnangagwa Bus Attached Over Debt To Former Player ‘Masimba Mambare’

Highlanders’ Mnangagwa Bus Attached Over Debt To Former Player ‘Masimba Mambare’

HIGHLANDERS Football Club risks losing their newly acquired bus after former player Masimba Mambare successfully secured a writ of execution to attach the team’s property. The 65-seater Marcopolo bus is part of the property that is set to go under the hammer as Mambare battles to recover $10 000 in signing on fees owed to him by Bosso. Mambare, through the Footballer’s Union of Zimbabwe (FUZ) who are representing him, on Wednesday managed to obtain…

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Harare Airport Runway Lifetime Expires In 3 Years, Unless US$11 Million Rehabilitation

THE runway at Harare International Airport, among the longest in Africa, faces being declared unsafe in three years if government fails to complete its rehabilitation while debris from the stalled works poses risks to aircraft, Parliament has heard. Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ) announced the rehabilitation of the runway in July 2011 which, on completion, will be five kilometres long. The repairs were part of a major facelift for the airport and included the…

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!Harare Mayor Manyenyeni, Adamant , That Pro-Zanu PF Town Clerk Mahachi Is Out!’

HARARE mayor Bernard Manyenyeni has dug in his heels, insisting the capital city’s chief administrator, Town Clerk Tendai Mahachi, remains “suspended”. The mayor has tried to suspend Mahachi before, only to be overruled by former local government minister Ignatius Chombo who was replaced by Saviour Kasukuwere in a cabinet reshuffle Monday. This time Mahachi was not “suspended” but told to stay at home for a bit. Manyenyeni told journalists at a press briefing Tuesday that…

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Mugabe Branded Him “Devil Incarnate” Last Year, Appoints Moyo Into Cabinet

Mugabe Branded Him “Devil Incarnate” Last Year, Appoints Moyo Into Cabinet

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe on Monday moved his information minister, who he branded a “devil incarnate” last year, to an education department role in his second cabinet reshuffle since December. Former Minister of Information Jonathan Moyo, whom Mugabe says appointed opposition sympathisers as editors of state-owned newspapers, is now minister of higher and tertiary education, the secretary to the president and cabinet, told reporters. Mugabe last year complained bitterly about Moyo’s activities in the party and…

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