WBC Welterweight Champion, Charles Manyuchi’s, Trophy ‘Confiscated’ By Zimra

  WORLD Boxing Council welterweight champion Charles Manyuchi returned home yesterday amid drama at the airport after his trophy and passport were confiscated by Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) officials. Manyuchi’s handlers said Zimra officials wanted the trophy to be declared. Manyuchi retained his title after beating Italian Gianculla Frezza into submission in the sixth round in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy on Saturday night. He received $9 000 for his latest exploits. The 26-year-old touched down at…

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Five Journalists, Reportedly Issued With, Contract Termination Letters By Daily News

Five Journalists, Reportedly Issued With, Contract Termination Letters  By Daily News

FIVE reporters from a privately run media house, Daily News, have reportedly been fired today, Bulawayo24.com has learnt. Media sources say the reporters were handed their contract termination letters today. Speculation is rife that the sacking followed the Supreme Court controversial judgment. Meanwhile, the Daily News sacking issues has sent shockwaves at Alpha Media Holdings as the Chairman Trevor Ncube is due to address workers on Friday. Insiders say the Friday address is the second…

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More Worker Woes As Econet Wireless, Joins Bandwagon Of ‘Termination of Employment’

More Worker Woes As Econet Wireless, Joins Bandwagon Of ‘Termination of Employment’

Econet Wireless handed letters of dismissal to several workers between Monday and yesterday, informing them to immediately stop reporting for duty since their contracts have been cancelled. Econet said in the letter titled: “Termination of employment contract on notice” signed by chief human resources officer Innocent Magaya that the affected workers would be paid their dues on or before July 31. “This letter serves to inform you that the business has decided to terminate your…

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PDZ, President ‘ Barbara Nyarie Nyagomo’, Fundraising For Mpilo Martenity Hospital

PDZ, President ‘ Barbara Nyarie Nyagomo’, Fundraising For Mpilo Martenity Hospital

The United Kingdom based Progressive Democrats of Zimbabwe-PDZ President Barbara Nyarie Nyagomo has organised a fundraising function for Mpilo Maternirty Hospital back in Zimbabwe. In a facebook post Nyagomo said, “Please Come and support Mpilo Maternity Hospital(Zimbabwe) Fundraising on the 29th August 2015 Northampton UK.” – Source: Byo24News

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Zimbabwe Union Of Journalists (ZUJ) Shocked Over, Journalist Sam Munyavi’s Death’

The Zimbabwe Union of Journalist (ZUJ) has expressed shocked over the death of a veteran journalist Sam Munyavi who died after short illness. “The Zimbabwe Union of Journalists (ZUJ) has expressed shock and sadness following the death of veteran journalist, Sam Munyavi in the United Kingdom. Munyavi, who had just retired as a community relations officer, worked for both the public and private media,” said ZUJ. “May his soul rest in peace.” – Source-bulawayo24.

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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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MDC-T Vehicles Attached , In Labour Dispute Vs 13 Employees

MDC-T Vehicles Attached , In Labour Dispute Vs 13 Employees

Vehicles belonging to the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) have been attached by the Sheriff of Zimbabwe in a labour dispute involving close to half a million dollars. The MDC-T party represented by Morgan Tsvangirai in his capacity as the president of the party, owes 13 employees varying amounts of money ranging from US$38000 to US$48000. The sheriff and his officers arrived at Number 49 and 51 Kew Drive in Highlands, Morgan Tsvangirai’s house in…

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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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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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‘Zimbabwe Now Imports Water &Toothpicks’: Mike Bimha -Industry & Commerce Minister

‘Zimbabwe Now Imports Water &Toothpicks’:  Mike Bimha -Industry & Commerce Minister

Industry and Commerce minister Mike Bimha has said Zimbabwe is now importing water and toothpicks. “How can we, as a nation import water, toothpicks, plastics to mention but a few? Surely, we can do better than this,” Bimha on Friday told a meeting of retailers and wholesalers. Bimha said his ministry had toured different retail and wholesale outlets to observe the percentage of shelve space occupied by local products as compared to imports. The tour showed…

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