‘Tazzen Mandizvidza , Co-accused In US$6 million Fraud, Now ‘ZBC Head-News & Current Affairs ‘

‘Tazzen Mandizvidza , Co-accused In US$6 million Fraud, Now ‘ZBC Head-News & Current Affairs ‘

THE state-run Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) has exposed as disingenuous claims by the Zanu PF government that it is committed to fighting corruption. The ZBC, which fired 300 workers last week, has announced that Tazzen Mandizvidza is now in charge of news and current affairs at the public broadcaster. Mandizvidza was one of the senior executives suspended over allegations they looted the financially crippled broadcaster of more than US$6 million. Others included then CEO Happison…

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‘Daring Robbers Break In And Steal From Harare Rotten Row Magistrates Courts’

‘Daring Robbers Break In And Steal From Harare Rotten Row Magistrates Courts’

SUSPECTED robbers broke into the Harare Magistrates Courts on Thursday night and stole a laptop and a printer valued at $1,500 from regional magistrate’s office. In an interview, chief magistrate, Mishrod Guvamombe, confirmed the incident but could not give detailed information as investigations were still ongoing. Guvamombe said they only managed to identify how the thieves got inside the building but were yet to ascertain if anything else was missing. “Yes, there was a break…

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Government Presses For Repatriation Of First Chimurenga (1893-1896) Heroes Skulls From Britain

Government Presses For Repatriation Of First Chimurenga (1893-1896) Heroes Skulls From Britain

THE government is “frantically working” to repatriate from Britain skulls of indigenous people killed in a 1890s anti-colonialism war, said a Cabinet minister. However, Robert Barrett, one of the country’s leading historians and archeologists, told the Telegraph that there was no proof that any skulls of Zimbabwe’s early liberation fighters ended up in the UK after they were executed during the first rebellion against British rule in 1896. Again, there are reportedly no qualified pathologists…

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‘Zimbabwe Foreign Missions , Surviving On Chicken Feet, Gizzards; No Salaries For 14 Months’

‘Zimbabwe Foreign Missions , Surviving On Chicken Feet, Gizzards; No Salaries For 14 Months’

“WE are surviving on chicken nzondora(feet) and zvikanganwa hama (gizzards), the situation is really bad,” a Zimbabwean diplomat said in an interview at the weekend as he outlined the increasingly dire situation at the country’s foreign missions. Frustration is said to be high in the service and morale rock bottom. President Robert Mugabe has spent millions travelling the globe so far this year, even as the government admits it is struggling for money as tax…

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‘Opposition And Civic Society Calls For Mass Protest Against Mugabe Misrule, Mounts’

‘Opposition And Civic Society Calls For Mass Protest Against Mugabe Misrule, Mounts’

Calls for mass protests against President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu-PF government over country’s misrule are mounting with political parties and individual members of the society indicating that it was the only option that came solve the economic crisis which has stayed for so long in the country. Chalton Hwende said he  think it’s high time people could lead the toiling masses in massive street protests and demonstrations until Mugabe and his cabal are gone….

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Chicco Twala ‘ Firearm Confiscated By Detectives Investigating, Orlando Pirates, Keeper ‘Senzo Meyiwa’s Murder.

Chicco Twala ‘ Firearm Confiscated By Detectives Investigating, Orlando Pirates, Keeper ‘Senzo Meyiwa’s Murder.

Internationally renowned musician Chicco Twala claims his firearm was confiscated by detectives investigating Senzo Meyiwa’s murder. This was after they suspected his son Longwe might have used it against the slain Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper. Sowetan Sunday World hinted in its website that Twala’s response was prompted by the information leaked to it by two law enforcement agents close to the investigation who said they had confiscated Twala’s fire arm – Source: Sowetan…

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Indonesian Flight TGN267 , ‘Trigana Air Service plane’ ,54 On Board, Goes Missing In Papua

The aviation industry is potentially sitting on another airline disaster after an  Indonesian domestic Flight TGN267, ‘Trigana Air Service’ plane , also  the third aircraft to go missing in Asia over the last   18 months, lost contact with air traffic control  with 54 people on board in a remote Indonesian area of  Papua province today. The flight by Trigana Air Service departed from Sentani Airport in Jayapura at 2:22 p.m. and was scheduled to touch down  in Oksibil at…

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Zimbabwe’s President Mugabe Hands Over SADC Chairmanship To Botswana President Ian Khama

Zimbabwe’s President  Mugabe Hands Over SADC Chairmanship To Botswana  President Ian Khama

President Robert Mugabe on Saturday stepped down as the chairman of the Southern Africa Development Community to hand over the reigns to Botswana President Seretse Khama Ian Khama. Out going SADC council of ministers chairperson Simbarashe Mumbengegwi said the regional body should remain united and build on past achievements. Mumbengegwi, who is also Zimbabwean Minister of Foreign Affairs, said the regional body had performed well and met most of its objectives. Mumbengegwi said it was…

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‘Voting For Mugabe’s Zanu PF Regime Is Voting For Poverty’- Social Commentators Warn

‘Voting For Mugabe’s Zanu PF Regime Is Voting For Poverty’- Social Commentators Warn

A social Commentator has warned that when people continue to vote for the ruling Zanu PF they mean to say the are endorsing poverty for their lives. Lancelot Dzehonye through his Facebook post said it impossible for Zimbabwe to become a right country whilst Zanu PF hold the stirring and it is impossible for it to revive the nation even now. “I don’t know or understand the prevailing wind or evil spirits that occurs during…

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Grobbelaar, Prepared To ‘Help Warriors Only Under A New Zifa And Healthy Working Conditions’

Grobbelaar, Prepared To ‘Help Warriors Only Under A New Zifa And  Healthy Working Conditions’

ZIMBABWE and Liverpool legend Bruce Grobbelaar has shed tears over the chaotic state of local football and says he is more than ready to help in reviving the wounded game, first as Warriors coach and then as Zifa president. Grobbelaar told Standardsport in an interview last week that total transformation was needed, beginning with the purging of the current Zifa leadership to create ground for a fresh start. Capped 33 times as Zimbabwe goalkeeper in…

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