‘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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Saviour Kasukuwere And Justice Mayor Wadyajena In Nasty Verbal Exchange

Saviour Kasukuwere And Justice Mayor Wadyajena In Nasty Verbal Exchange

A war of words erupted during a parliamentary committee meeting yesterday between Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Saviour Kasukuwere and chairperson of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Youth, Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment, Justice Mayor Wadyajena over the work of the committee. Kasukuwere was appearing before the committee to give oral evidence on the circumstances surrounding the establishment of the Zimunya-Marange Community Share Ownership Trust that was established in 2012. Kasukuwere insisted the…

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Ex-Zim Ambassador Australia ‘Jacqueline Zwambila’ Wins US$160,000 Damages, From Herald Columnist Reason Wafawarova

FORMER Zimbabwean ambassador to Australia has won $180,000 AUD in a defamation case in Canberra against a journalist who published damaging allegations about her. Reason Wafawarova, has been ordered to pay Jacqueline Zwambila US$160,000 in general damages and $20,000 in aggravated damages after he falsely claimed she had lost her temper and stripped to her underwear in front of three embassy officials. The article suggested she was angry when the three denied leaking information to…

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Former Ugandan Prime Minister , Challenging President Yoweri Museveni, Is Arrested,

Former Ugandan Prime Minister , Challenging  President Yoweri Museveni, Is  Arrested,

Ugandan police arrested on Thursday a former prime minister who wants to challenge to President Yoweri Museveni for the ruling party’s candidacy ahead of 2016 elections, while he was on his way to meet supporters at a town near Kenya’s border. In June police had banned Amama Mbabazi from holding meetings to promote his challenge against Museveni, saying their party had not yet nominated a candidate. Andrew Felix Kawesi, Uganda Police operations commander, was shown…

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Police Eject Vendors But Harare Mayor Concedes Defeat As Most, Troop Back

Police  Eject Vendors But Harare Mayor Concedes Defeat As Most, Troop Back

MINOR scuffles broke out as Harare municipal cops made good on a pledge to drive vendors from the capital’s crowded sidewalks on Wednesday with the ZRP keeping a watching brief on the developments. By the end of the day, Mayor Bernard Manyenyeni was admitting defeat as most of the vendors simply returned to their spots once the cops moved to clean up another section of the city. Most of the informal traders defiantly vowed they…

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