‘Ruinous, Corrupt & Irresponsible Zanu PF System Of Governance’ Created “Scourge Of Vending”

‘Ruinous, Corrupt & Irresponsible  Zanu PF System Of Governance’  Created “Scourge Of Vending”

THE MDC-T has reacted angrily to new local government minister Saviour Kasukuwere’s threats to fire local authorities’ councillors “if they fail to get rid of informal traders”. Kasukuwere has just been in the job for over a week after he replaced the long serving Ignatius Chombo. In a statement Friday, MDC-T spokesperson Obert Gutu said Kasukuwere has got “absolutely no lawful authority to dismiss any mayor and councillor simply because they have refused to obey…

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Harare Mayor ‘Bernard Manyenyeni’ Condemns Police Assault And Arrests Of vendors

Harare Mayor ‘Bernard Manyenyeni’ Condemns Police Assault And Arrests Of vendors

HARARE Mayor Bernard Manyenyeni strongly condemned Thursday’s beating and arrest of scores of street vendors by municipal police in the capital. The MDC-T official however, quickly denied his views were influenced by his party which has taken a tougher stance against the controversial government-sanctioned clean-up exercise. Dozens of municipal police on Thursday razed down vending stalls and arrested more than 25 vendors who were resisting their eviction from their vending sites to so-called designated areas….

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‘MDC-T Lays Into Globetrotting Vas Coda- Mugabe’

‘MDC-T Lays Into Globetrotting  Vas Coda- Mugabe’

THE opposition MDC-T has urged suffering Zimbabweans to rise up and start demanding responsible leadership from President Robert Mugabe who, this week, flew out for yet another costly sojourn to New York. In a statement, party spokesperson Obert Gutu took issue with the 91 year old leader for his penchant for foreign travel at the expense of a country battling the effects of his ruinous policies. “The MDC is deeply appalled by the decision of…

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Electoral Court Orders Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) To Stick To The Law

Electoral Court Orders Zimbabwe Electoral Commission  (ZEC) To Stick To The Law

THE Electoral Court on Thursday issued a mandatory order forcing the country’s poll management body to “perform its duties in accordance with the law”. Justice Chinembiri Bhunu, according to the order issued, said the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) “admitted to flouting the country’s Constitution”. “In light of ZEC’s admission that it has not been carrying out its mandatory obligations in terms of section 239 of the Constitution since 1st August 2013, it is necessary for…

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‘Why Zimbabweans Are Always Short Of Food’-Welshman Ncube

‘Why Zimbabweans Are Always Short Of Food’-Welshman Ncube

The  MDC President Welshman Ncube’s – Weekly On Friday commentary on national issues-Friday 10 July 2015, is this weeks about  ‘Why Zimbabweans Are Always Short of‘Food’ The phrase ‘gore rezhara’ or ‘umyaka wendlala’ – the year of famine – is familiar with most Zimbabweans of my age. Up until the late 1970s, our grandparents and parents tended to calibrate historical eras with ‘landmarks’ of years when hunger and famine were at their worst. Massive national food…

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Zimbabwe Is Facing Serious Food Shortages Due To Drought’ Warns Deputy Minister Paddy Zhanda

ZIMBABWE risks serious food shortages if government fails to procure grain from neighbouring countries, agriculture deputy minister Paddy Zhanda has warned. Zhanda Thursday told delegates at a national food conference in the capital that the country is in dire need of grain and requires 700,000 tonnes of maize as some areas did not receive adequate rainfall. He said anyone was free to import maize from anywhere, as long as the country’s food and safety standards…

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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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Commissioner General Chihuri Warns Senior Police Officers To Guard Against Abusing Powers.

Commissioner General  Chihuri Warns Senior Police Officers To Guard Against Abusing Powers.

Zimbabwe Republic Police Commissioner General Augustine Chihuri has warned senior police officers to guard against abusing their powers. Commissioner General Chihuri was speaking at Morris Depot in Harare at a rank conferment ceremony for recently promoted superintendents. 86 police officers comprising 67 males and 19 females who were recently promoted to the ranks of superintendents have been conferred with ranks at a ceremony held at Morris Depot. Commissioner General Chihuri said responsible police officers must…

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