Zanu PF Begs NGOs to Assist 2,5Million People On Verge Of Starvation

Zanu PF Begs NGOs to Assist 2,5Million People On Verge Of Starvation

The Zanu-PF government has made a volt-face and extended a begging bowl to non-government organisations (NGOs) to assist in mobilising food aid amid reports that hunger has stalked most parts of the country. Chimene appealed to NGOs to increase and broaden their scope of work in order to reach out to other marginalised communities following reports that over 2,5 million required urgent food aid. Chimene pledged to depoliticise the programmes and clear all bottlenecks faced…

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S.K. Moyo, Tells Ex Selous Scout ‘David Coltart’ -‘Gukurahundi Was A Moment Of Madness,..Period!’

S.K. Moyo, Tells Ex Selous Scout ‘David Coltart’ -‘Gukurahundi Was A Moment Of Madness,..Period!’

Coltart, a former Selous Scout, a Rhodesian military unit that was responsible for massacres during the liberation war told a private daily yesterday that President Mugabe must apologise as Zimbabweans were a forgiving people. His sentiments torched a storm among those who fought for the country’s liberation. Zanu-PF national spokesperson Simon Khaya- Moyo said Coltart could be suffering from memory loss as President Mugabe had spoken about the issue in the past. “He (President Mugabe)…

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22 % Electricity Tariff Increase Causes Strain And Alarm

22 % Electricity Tariff Increase Causes Strain And Alarm

THE proposed 22 percent electricity tariff increase will further strain already struggling businesses in the country and push other cost drivers up, economic experts have warned. In the context of lack of competitiveness and its negative effects on the economy, it does not make any sense for utilities and service providers to increase charges as this would destroy the few surviving businesses, they said. The power utility, Zesa, has already applied for a 22 percent…

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12 Chitungwiza Zanu PF Actvists In Court For Assaulting Police

12  Chitungwiza Zanu PF Actvists In Court For Assaulting Police

THE 12 suspected Chitungwiza-based Zanu-PF activists, who physically attacked members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police, leaving one of them seriously injured, were granted $100 bail each when they appeared in court on Saturday, facing a public violence charge. The ruling party activists led by Nicholas Mashayamombe had their case remanded to January 19. As part of their bail conditions, the suspects were ordered to report three times a week at Makoni Police Station and not…

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Chisumbanje Man Rapes & Leaves Niece (4) Unconscious & Bleeding

Chisumbanje Man Rapes & Leaves Niece (4)  Unconscious & Bleeding

A man from Chisumbanje area has been arrested for allegedly raping a four year old niece and leaving her unconsciously bleeding through her private part. Chipinge District police spokesperson Assistant Inspector Blessing Kadzuraumera confirmed the arrest of Crispen Guramhamba of Mashuvani village under chief Garahwa, area in Chipinge. The police spokesperson identified the man as the uncle to the toddler and said the incident happened on December 156 at 9pm after the man was left in…

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Gvt Orders 680 vehicles & Spares Worth US$50 million From India

Gvt Orders 680 vehicles & Spares Worth US$50 million From India

The Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing has ordered 680 vehicles and spare parts worth US$50 million from a firm in India. On Saturday ET Auto reported that the Indian automobile manufacturing company, Ashok Leyland had “bagged an order for 680 vehicles and spare parts worth US$50 million (over Rs 330 crore) from Zimbabwe.” According to the publication, the order is from the Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing,…

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‘Tanzania’s President Magufuli Threatens To Expell Foreign Nationals’

‘Tanzania’s President  Magufuli Threatens To Expell Foreign Nationals’

Africa is a continent that continues to face questionable leadership regime decisions with respect to free movement of people across regional borders. In Southern Africa, the world has seen Robert Mugabe’s controversial ‘Indeginisation Policy’ coupled with   threats to  remove all foreign owned companies and investments from Zimbabwe, followed by the inhumane xenophobic wars in South Africa which led to thousands of foreigners losing life, homes, businesses and forcibly evicted from the country in fear for their…

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British Buddhist Monk Arrested In Thailand On Child Pornography Charges

Fabian Frederick Blandford speaks about Buddhism on YouTube Photo: Ilove Everyone/YouTube A British retiree who became a respected Buddhist monk has been arrested in Thailand in a child pornography investigation after a tip-off from US investigators. Fabian Frederick Blandford, 64, was arrested at his home in northern Thailand in a raid during which British police based in the country were understood to be present as observers. Mr Blandford, a long-time resident of the kingdom, had been…

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Matebeleland South Supply Dams Dry Up, As Boarding Schools Prepare To Re-Open

Matebeleland South Supply Dams Dry Up, As  Boarding Schools Prepare To Re-Open

  MANY boarding schools in Matabeleland South are panicking over low water levels in their dams ahead of the opening of schools next week as the dry spell continues in the country. School heads are worried over the looming water crisis which might hit their schools if rains do not come soon. Most of the schools pump their water from dams and have no alternative water sources. Schools that may be affected if adequate rains do not…

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China’s Communist Founding Father Mao Zedong Giant Statue Demolished

A huge statue of former Chinese leader Mao Zedong, photographed while under construction in Henan province on January 4, 2016 -AFP A gargantuan gold-painted statue of Communist China’s founding father Mao Zedong has suddenly been demolished, apparently for lacking government approval, state media said Friday, days after images of it went viral. source-news.yahoo.com

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