‘MDC-T’s proportional MPs will not be kicked out,’ says VP Emmerson Mnangagwa

‘MDC-T’s proportional MPs will not be kicked out,’ says VP Emmerson Mnangagwa

VICE President Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa has allayed fears some MDC-T MPs and senators elected to the house through proportional representation in 2013 may lose their seats.This comes as the main opposition’s legislative representation continues to be whittled down through by-elections. According to the new Constitution, 60 national assembly seats are reserved for women, 60 senatorial and 10 persons on each provincial council, elected on the basis of proportional representation. Of the 60 seats reserved for…

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‘To Zanu PF, May you never find peace’ Amos Midzi’s daughter on her dad’s death

‘To Zanu PF, May you never find peace’  Amos Midzi’s daughter on her dad’s death

FORMER cabinet minister and Zanu-PF provincial chairman Amos Midzi’s daughter took to social networking sites, spitting venom against the ruling party and the media for haunting her father into committing suicide. Vimbai Beverley Midzi, a media studies graduate who had an altercation with journalists at her father’s funeral is, according to insiders, alleged to have also temporarily stopped Zanu-PF political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere from paying his last respects at the family home in Mt Pleasant….

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‘Harare’s S.Machel Avenue & Bulawayo J. Nkomo/Airport Road tollgate plans’.

‘Harare’s S.Machel Avenue & Bulawayo  J. Nkomo/Airport Road tollgate plans’.

Government has begun identifying roads for urban tollgates, and the first targets are Harare’s Samora Machel Avenue and Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo/Airport Road. Though the exact location of the tollgates is yet to be determined, it is understood these two were picked as they are trunk roads linking central Harare and other cities and towns. Information gathered by The Sunday Mail last week indicates the Harare tollgates will open before 2015 ends, and then more will…

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‘Government could soon outlaw any marriage with under 18s’-Mugabe

‘Government could soon outlaw any marriage with under 18s’-Mugabe

Government could soon outlaw any marriage with persons below the age of 18, President Mugabe has said. Mugabe said this in Harare yesterday amid national debate on court precedents allowing children as young as 12 years old to legally consent to sex and even marriage. Addressing child parliamentarians at the official opening of the 23rd Session of the Junior Parliament, which coincided with the Day of the African Child commemorations at Parliament Building, President Mugabe…

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MP Jessie Majome asks ‘Is Prosecutor General Tomana a public offender or protector’

MP Jessie Majome asks ‘Is Prosecutor General Tomana a public offender or protector’

Harare West MP Jessie Majome has questioned if the Prosecutor General Johannes Tomana was a protector of public offenders following his remarks that the twelve year old girl child should be asked if she is prepared for marriage or not indicating that such a child has a right to choice of life and not imposition of issues.”Public protector or public offender?” ashed Majome. “If Prosecutor General Tomana said this he must go! It would mean…

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‘Arrest those who marry child brides,’ says Mnangagwa

‘Arrest those who marry  child brides,’ says Mnangagwa

VICE-PRESIDENT and Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa has said Government will channel more resources to protect children’s rights. At commemorations of the Day of the African Child and official opening of the 23rd Session of the Junior Parliament, VP Mnangagwa said Government was committed to educating every child. “Government will continue to support children to go to school and become educated. An educated person will not give preference to marriage,” he said….

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Chiyangwa still in Avenues Clinic after house fire

Chiyangwa still in  Avenues Clinic  after house fire

Tycoon and politician Dr Phillip Chiyangwa, who was injured in an inferno that razed part of his Harare mansion on Friday, says he is recovering well and does not suspect foul play in the incident. The Sunday Mail visited Dr Chiyangwa at Avenues Clinic yesterday afternoon, and although in pain, his condition was said to be stable and he would be discharged soon. Appearing to be coping well with the loss, he blamed the fire…

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‘Bona Mugabe admits its not all rosy in marriage’

‘Bona Mugabe  admits its not all rosy in marriage’

President Robert Mugabe’s daughter – Bona Mugabe-Chikore has revealed that it is ‘not all rosy’ in her marriage to Simba Chikore. Bona wedded 2014 and she is still to have a  baby. She revealed this when offering marriage advice at recent wedding at FBC Sports Club in Harare. “Marriage is a wonderful thing. Before you get married, people will say ‘ It’s tough in marriage but you have to be brave. “When we got married,…

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Chiyangwa’s 43 roomed mansion with , 18 bedrooms, 25 lounges ,15 carports, in fire outbreak

Chiyangwa’s 43 roomed mansion with , 18 bedrooms, 25 lounges ,15 carports,  in fire  outbreak

Flamboyant businessman Phillip Chiyangwa’s famous multi-million dollar plush Borrowdale mansion yesterday caught fire destroying thousands of dollars’ worth of property and left the Zanu PF central committee member hospitalised.The fire is believed to have been caused by an electrical fault in the main bedroom. Chiyangwa’s son Bruce and others managed to put out the fire before it spread to other parts of the house. When NewsDay visited the mansion yesterday afternoon, some household property, including…

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Mugabe, says African leaders snub his invites to visit Harare, and blames the West.

Mugabe,  says African leaders  snub his invites to visit Harare, and blames the West.

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe, a much-criticised frequent flier, has revealed that some African leaders have snubbed his invites to visit Harare. And, as with everything else that goes wrong in Zimbabwe, Mugabe blamed western countries for the rebuffs. Mugabe made the revelation while seeing off Malian president, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who made a three-day stopover in Harare after attending the African Union summit in South Africa. Speaking at Harare international airport, the veteran leader said leaders…

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