‘There Is No Suitable Successor To Mugabe’-Minister Christopher Mushowe .

‘There Is No Suitable Successor To Mugabe’-Minister Christopher Mushowe .

EMPOWERMENT Minister Christopher Mushowe has said that President Robert Mugabe’s continued stay in power is because there is no one fit to take over from him. President Robert Mugabe turned 91 this year and has led the country for 35 years, since independence in 1980. The veteran leader has rejected calls to consider retirement, insisting that the country still needs him. His Zanu PF party has already nominated him as its candidate for the 2018…

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‘They Beheaded, ‘NeHanda, Kaguvi, Display The (War Trophies), Skulls In UK’ Yet Mourn The Lion (Cecil).

‘They Beheaded, ‘NeHanda, Kaguvi, Display The (War Trophies), Skulls In UK’ Yet Mourn The  Lion (Cecil).

AN angry Grace Mugabe on Thursday had no kind words for westerners, telling them that they have no right to tell Zimbabweans what to do with their animals. The First Lady expressed shock at people who spend most of their time mourning a lion rather than human life. The killing of Cecil did not go down well with animal rights activists world-wide, with thousands signing a petition entitled ‘Demand Justice for Cecil the Lion in…

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‘President Ian Khama To Take Over (SADC) Chair Post , When Mugabe’s Term Ends Next Week’

‘President Ian Khama To Take Over  (SADC) Chair Post , When Mugabe’s Term Ends Next Week’

BOTSWANA President Ian Khama is set to become the next Southern African Development Community (SADC) chair when President Robert Mugabe vacates the position next week, reports said. Mugabe is expected to hand over the one-year chairmanship to Khama at the 35th summit of heads of state and government to be held in Gaborone. The move is viewed by analysts as giving the bloc some long-sought teeth to reject dictatorship, rights abuses and electoral fraud in…

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24 Hrs After Dismissing 282 Employees, More Heads Roll At Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC)

24 Hrs After Dismissing 282 Employees, More Heads Roll At Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC)

More heads reportedly rolled at the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) yesterday with news bulletins manager John Gambanga and Jacob Phiri being shown the exit door 24 hours after the State broadcaster terminated contracts for 282 employees citing viability problems. Sources at ZBC said the pair was fired as part of the broadcaster’s streamlining exercise which has seen Tazzen Mandizvidza being appointed general manager, while Chris Chivinge was appointed editor-in-chief. ZBC spokesperson Gladman Bandama could neither…

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About 100 Of 250 CMED, Dismissed Workers Challenge Employer, Seeking Decision Reversal

About 100  Of 250 CMED,  Dismissed Workers Challenge Employer, Seeking Decision Reversal

About 100 of the 250 CMED workers whose contracts were terminated last week under the wave of job cuts triggered by the Supreme Court’s recent labour ruling have challenged their employer to reverse the decision alleging it was illegal. The workers challenged the CMED through their lawyers Chakanyuka and Associates, saying the company must prove that the board and management chaired by Godwills Masimirembwa, which was appointed to run the affairs of the company, had…

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‘ List Of 23 farms Identified For Agriculture Settlement By Zimbabwe Government ‘

‘ List Of 23 farms Identified For Agriculture Settlement By Zimbabwe Government ‘

The Minister of Lands and Rural Resettlement Dr Mombeshora has released a list of 23 farms that his ministry has identified and described for purposes of agriculture settlement under section 72 (2) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe. Below is the General notice by the Minister. General Notice of 2015 CONSTITUTION OF ZIMBABWE Notice of Acquisition of Agricultural Land under section 72 (2) of the Constitution. IT is hereby notified that the Minister of Lands and…

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“Acting Presidency In Mugabe’s Absence Doesn’t Make You Heir-Apparent,” Veiled Warning By Grace

“Acting Presidency In Mugabe’s Absence Doesn’t Make You Heir-Apparent,” Veiled Warning By Grace

BEWARE the folly of one Joice Mujuru, First Lady Grace Mugabe said Thursday, in a warning thought to be directed at Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa. “Being acting president when VaMugabe is away does not make you heir-apparent,” Grace said. Grace admitting openly yesterday that many Zimbabweans thought that she was mentally unstable because of her erratic behaviour. At the same time, she once again put down President Robert Mugabe’s warring deputies Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela…

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‘Men Must Seek Sex Workers As Practice Is Now Legal, Instead Of Raping Minors’-Grace Mugabe

‘Men Must Seek Sex Workers As Practice Is Now Legal, Instead Of Raping Minors’-Grace Mugabe

First Lady Grace Mugabe yesterday stunned Zanu-PF delegates gathered in Binga when she chastised men, saying they should go for sex workers as the practice has been legalized, instead of raping minors. Addressing a sizeable crowd of Zanu-PF supporters at a rally where she commissioned a water project at Bulawayo Kraal irrigation scheme, Grace diverted from her prepared speech and tore into men who resorted to abusing young girls and turning them into concubines, instead…

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‘U.S. Remains Deeply Concerned About , ‘Itai Dzamara’ Whereabouts And Well Being’

‘U.S. Remains Deeply Concerned About ,  ‘Itai Dzamara’ Whereabouts And Well Being’

Last Sunday, August 9, marked five months since the disappearance of Zimbabwean civil society activist and leader of Occupy Africa Unity Square, Itai Dzamara. The United States remains deeply concerned about Mr. Dzamara’s whereabouts and wellbeing, and we are equally concerned by the apparent lack of progress by authorities in their investigation.We join the European Union in their calls to the Zimbabwean authorities to mobilize their resources to investigate the circumstances surrounding Mr. Dzamara’s abduction,…

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‘Blood Stained Police Cell Blankets Smell Of Dead Bodies And Blood From Accidents’-Ex-Detainees

‘Blood Stained Police Cell Blankets Smell Of Dead Bodies And Blood From Accidents’-Ex-Detainees

SOME police stations in Bulawayo are reportedly providing people detained in their cells with unwashed blankets which they use to cover corpses during accidents and other mishaps. Suspects who have been detained in cells at Bulawayo Central and Luveve police stations claimed that they were given red blankets smelling of either fresh blood or rotten flesh. Police officers who spoke to NewZimbabwe.com on condition of anonymity also confirmed the detainees’ claims. “Recently, I was arrested…

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