George Charamba & Chris Mutsvanga Clash On Whatsapp

George Charamba & Chris Mutsvanga Clash On Whatsapp

DAYS after President Robert Mugabe embarrassingly read the wrong speech during the official opening of parliament in September, a war of words through popular social media application Whatsapp exploded between War Veterans minister Chris Mutsvangwa and Presidential spokesperson George Charamba. Mugabe in September re-read a speech which he had delivered in his state of the nation address in August, with Charamba explaining the humiliating fiasco as a mix-up in the president’s office secretariat. However, this…

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Dodgy doctorates giver in court over unpaid bills

Dodgy doctorates giver in court over unpaid bills

AFRICAN Sun hotels on Friday hauled the Philanthropy Institute of Zimbabwe (PZI) founder, Enrico Sibanda, to court for evading payment of bills after holding events at two of their top Harare branches. Sibanda was at the centre of controversy for dishing doctorates described as dodgy to several high profile business executives, public officials and politicians. Another conference centre provider, Mega First Holdings, also took him to court over same allegations. The former jailbird who is…

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Change To Income Tax Act -‘Zimra To Tax Churches With Effect From January 2016’

Change To Income Tax Act -‘Zimra To Tax Churches With Effect From January 2016’

THE Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) will start taxing churches’ income derived from trade or investments from January next year. Changes to the Income Tax Act that have been brought about by the Finance Act that was signed into law last Friday by President Mugabe providing for the taxation of “any ecclesiastical, charitable or educational institution.” “Section 14 (“Income tax for periods of assessment after 1.1.10”) (l) of the Finance Act (Chapter 23:04) is amended by…

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Despite EU Trave Ban, France Invites ‘Vascoda Mugabe’ For UN Climate Talks , Next Month

Despite EU Trave Ban, France Invites ‘Vascoda Mugabe’ For UN Climate Talks , Next Month

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe will, early next month, attend the United Nations (UN) international climate talks (Cop 21) in Paris despite being banned from travelling to Europe. Some western countries are also understood to have opposed the French decision to invite the Zimbabwean leader. The European Union (EU) has since lifted most of its sanctions against Harare but maintained a travel ban against Mugabe and his wife Grace. France will host the annual climate talks from…

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Small Shops, Mupedzanhamo, Siya So And Mbare Musika Markets, Forced Shut For Grace Mugabe Rally

Small Shops, Mupedzanhamo, Siya So And Mbare Musika Markets, Forced Shut For Grace Mugabe Rally

First Lady Grace Mugabe yesterday moved to appease journalists by promising to give them food handouts so they could stop writing negative things about her. Professing love for them, she said those who wrote negatively about her were “probably doing so out of hunger”. “Journalists from Daily News, NewsDay, (The Zimbabwe) Independent, you are all my children and I like you. I know you can’t do without me. I’m back! If you hear them (journalists)…

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‘Vice President Ejected From Grace Mugabe Rally, VIP Podium After Stressing I’m Mphoko Not Mboko’

Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko  has castigated Zanu PF Midlands Acting Provincial Chairman, Kizito Chivamba for dehumanizing him by wrongly  pronouncing his surname. During First Lady Grace Mugabe’s  Mataga rally today, Chivamba pronounced Mphoko as ‘Mboko’. According to live updates by the Herald, Mphoko was angered by that. Reported the Herald “Vice President Mphoko takes to the podium. But first, he makes a point of correction to those who pronounce his surname as ‘Mboko’. ‘Mboko’, says…

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“If You Are Raped Wearing Mini-Skirts It Is Your Fault!.”- Grace Mugabe

First Lady Grace Mugabe has delivered a special but controversial message to women – don’t wear miniskirts and don’t complain if raped. She told predominantly Zanu PF supporters during a rally in Mataga, Mberengwa today. She said “if you are raped wearing mini-skirts it is your fault!.” Early this year, several women especially in Harare were harassed by commuter conductors for wearing mini-skirts. By Thobekile Zhou – Source-bulawayo24

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Intimidation, Assaults And Open Violence In Zanu PF & MDC-T, Rising’-Heal Zimbabwe

Intimidation, Assaults And Open Violence In Zanu PF & MDC-T, Rising’-Heal Zimbabwe

POLITICAL intolerance is at the heart of conflict besetting communities in Zimbabwe, a human rights group has said. In its October Conflict Assessment Report, Heal Zimbabwe Trust (HZT), cited inter and intra-party violence outbreaks across the political divide as evidence that intolerance is on the rise. “Political intolerance tops the nature of conflicts affecting communities in the country in the period under review. The political conflicts recorded include both inter-party conflicts and internal factional violence,…

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ZAPU Mourns, Former (NUST) Vice Chancellor Prof Lindela Ndlovu

ZAPU has said it learnt with shock and sadness the passing on of former Vice Chancellor of the National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Prof Lindela Rowland Ndlovu. Prof Ndlovu reportedly succumbed to diabetes in the morning of 18 November 2015 in Bulawayo. “His untimely death comes barely a month after the region lost yet another illustrious academic in Dr Lawton Hikwa,” said Zapu in a statement. “This also comes just weeks after we lost…

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Mugabe’s Zanu PF Regime Fails To Pay Soldiers Bonus As Promised

Mugabe’s Zanu PF Regime Fails To Pay Soldiers Bonus As Promised

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s administration Tuesday failed to honour its pledge to pay soldiers the 13th cheque in a tale-tell sign the government is technically broke due to the prevailing economic climate and low revenue collections by tax authorities. In February this year Mugabe promised to pay all civil servants their bonuses ahead of the festive season despite advice to the contrary from finance minister Patrick Chinamasa who had said there would no bonuses for the…

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