Zimbabwean White Farmers Start Anew In Chimoio, Mozambique

Zimbabwean White Farmers Start Anew In Chimoio, Mozambique

  CHIMOIO: A middle-aged white man wearing a khaki shirt and shorts stands on a flat, fertile piece of land surrounded by a group of young black men in bright orange uniforms. Bill Creswell, 58, owns a farm in the agricultural town of Chimoio in Mozambique’s Manica province. The young men in uniform are his employees. Altogether about 45 of them are working the fields. Creswell is one of more than 50 white farmers who…

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‘Rise In Zim Gvt Hospitals Operating Theatre Deaths Due To Power Cuts’

‘Rise In Zim Gvt Hospitals Operating Theatre Deaths Due To Power Cuts’

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is alarmed by reports that there is an increase of patients dying in government hospitals while undergoing operations in theatres following electricity blackouts with ZESA and the government remaining clueless on how to solve the national crisis. During its provincial assembly meetings that are being held across the country, the party leadership has heard shocking reports from relatives, friends and neighbours narrating how they have lost their loved ones who…

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Budget Airline ‘Fly Africa’ Surrenders Its Zimbabwe Operating License

Budget Airline ‘Fly Africa’ Surrenders Its Zimbabwe Operating License

Fly Africa’s operations have been suspended after the airline surrendered its operating licence due shareholding disputes and failure to meet statutory requirements.   The low cost airline’s planes have been grounded after the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ) suspended the airline’s operations.   Earlier this week, the airline surrendered its operating licence citing operational challenges.   Close sources say the decision to surrender the operating licence is a result of boardroom squabbles and shareholding…

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PROSECUTOR GENERAL, ‘JOHANNES TOMANA’ JAILED 30 DAYS FOR CONTEMPT OF COURT’

PROSECUTOR GENERAL, ‘JOHANNES TOMANA’ JAILED 30 DAYS FOR CONTEMPT OF COURT’

PROSECUTOR General (PG) Johannes Tomana was Wednesday given a 30-day jail term for contempt of court after he defied court orders to issue certificates of private prosecution of Munyaradzi Kereke and Telecel’s Jane Mutasa.   Tomana was jailed by a full Constitutional Court bench led by Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku.   The sentence was, however, wholly suspended on condition that Tomana issues the private prosecution certificates to Francis Maramwidze and Telecel within 10 days, failure…

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Defiant MDC T Youths Demand End to Zanu-PF Misrule, Mugabe To Leave Office Or Kill Them.

HUNDREDS of MDC-T youths in Harare yesterday defied heavy police presence in the city centre and held a peaceful demonstration, where they gave President Robert Mugabe an ultimatum to either leave office or kill them for demanding an end to Zanu-PF misrule. Bring back Itai Dzamara now! read one of the screaming placards carried by the opposition youths, as they marched to Parliament, where they were addressed by their national youth leader, Happymore Chidziva. “It’s…

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‘Zimbabweans Should Brace For A Fierce Civil War,’ Says Biti

PEOPLE’S Democratic Party leader, Tendai Biti, has warned Zimbabweans to brace for a fierce civil war if President Robert Mugabe “does not wake up one morning”. Biti, who was addressing his supporters in Masvingo at the weekend, said to avoid the impending strife there is an urgent need for a national transitional authority which would take charge of the country’s affairs. Biti said factionalism in the ruling party is pointing to chaos in Zimbabwe after…

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15 Death-Row Inmates Want Sentence Outlawed, Case At ConCourt This Week

15 Death-Row Inmates Want Sentence Outlawed, Case At ConCourt This Week

A GROUP of 15 death-row inmates with the support of a local rights lobby group Veritas have approached the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) seeking stay of execution and the scrapping of the death penalty from the country’s books. According to a statement by Veritas the applicants in the case were all sentenced to death for murder in separate trials that took place between four and 20 years ago. “On Wednesday 28th October the Constitutional Court is…

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‘ZRP To Investigate Zanele’s Death: Itai Dzamara Still Missing’-Government Doesnt Care!

‘ZRP To Investigate Zanele’s Death: Itai Dzamara Still Missing’-Government Doesnt  Care!

Several months after journalist and activist, Itai Dzamara was abducted by suspected CIO, he is still missing, his where abouts or what subsequently transpired since then is unknown. The Zimbabwe government, has so far failed to institute any credible efforts in conducting any search efforts for him. It goes without saying that Zimbabwe’s government are heartless as, literally overnight since the passing away of Zanele, who is minister Jonathan Moyo’s daughter, the Zimbabwe Republic Police…

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Tendai Biti Says Mutapas Would Not Have Approved Of Mugabe’s Poor Economic Record

Tendai Biti Says Mutapas Would Not Have Approved Of Mugabe’s Poor Economic Record

Zimbabwe’s ancient Shona kings would be disappointed with how President Robert Mugabe has run-down the country since taking over from Rhodesia 35 years ago, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader Tendai Biti has said.   Biti told his party activists at a provincial meeting at the weekend that Mugabe’s administration has shown Zimbabweans “how not to govern a country”.   “This once great empire of Munhumutapa is now a laughing stock. The Mutapas would be very…

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