Zanu PF Circus as VP Mphoko, & Zanu PF spokesperson Simon Khaya-Moyo Fall Out”

Zanu PF Circus as VP Mphoko, & Zanu PF spokesperson Simon Khaya-Moyo Fall Out”

Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko and Zanu PF spokesperson Simon Khaya-Moyo have taken their fight to new levels. Last week at Stanley Square in Bulawayo, Mpkhoko suddenly bunked Tshinga Dube’s victory celebration protesting that Khaya-Moyo was also invited. “Khaya-Moyo arrived before Mphoko and when the vice president, then on his way to the function, was advised that the spokesperson was already there, he ordered his aides to make a u-turn and never came to the celebrations,”…

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Zanu PF Youths Invade Kudakwashe Bhasikiti’s Farm

  Suspected Zanu PF supporters on Friday invaded former Politburo Member and Minister of Masvingo Provincial Affairs Kudakwashe Bhasikiti’s farm and stole fence running between the farm and neighbouring communal lands. Bhasikiti accused Masvingo Provincial Affairs Minister Shuvai Mahofa and outgoing Mwenezi District Administrator Stanley Chamisa of instructing the supporters to carry out the invasion. According to Masvingo Mirror, Bhasikiti said the act is criminal as they vandalized a private property. “There are people who…

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Photo Journalist ‘Crispen Ndlovu’, Assaulted By Bulawayo Police

Freelance photographer, Crispen Ndlovu was wrestled and beaten by members of the Police in Bulawayo over the weekend. He told Zimbabwe Union of Journalist (ZUJ) Secretary General, Foster Dongozi, that he had photographed members of the Police beating up a suspected cellphone thief. Police details forced him to delete his photographs which he was later able to recover. He is being monitored by doctors. Dongozi condemned the assault, saying police needed to be schooled that…

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‘Two Feared Dead In 23 Floor Elevator Free Fall Incident At Bulawayo’s NRZ Building’.

‘Two Feared Dead In 23 Floor Elevator Free Fall Incident At Bulawayo’s NRZ Building’.

Two people are feared dead after an elevator had a free fall twenty three floors down the NRZ building in Bulawayo. Information currently trickling in at the site of the accident says that a female employee of the Bulawayo Beitbridge Railway Company housed on the 23rd floor of the building got into the elevator late yesterday evening upon knocking off from work and got stuck in the elevator before it could leave the floor. The…

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Mnangagwa Officially Hands Over Refurbished Sports Facilities To Bulawayo Council

Mnangagwa Officially Hands Over  Refurbished  Sports Facilities  To Bulawayo Council

Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has officially handed over to the Bulawayo City Council and Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development sports facilities that were refurbished by the government ahead of the African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region 5 Under 20 Youth Games that were held in Bulawayo last December. The hosting of the AUSC youth games in Bulawayo paved way for the refurbishment of stadia and other sport facilities. The facilities…

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Mandatory Unleaded Petrol Blending Ratio Up From 10-15 Percent In Zimbabwe

Government has increased the mandatory blending ratio of unleaded petrol from 10 percent ethanol to 15 percent with immediate effect following significant improvement in supplies of ethanol from Green Fuel. The move is likely to see a decrease in the pump price of the blend which is currently pegged between $1,46 and $1,53 per litre, depending on location. Energy and Power Development Minister Dr Samuel Undenge announced the new ratios in a Government Gazette published…

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Parastatals Board Members, Face Dismissal As Government Stems corruption’

Parastatals Board Members,  Face  Dismissal As Government Stems corruption’

Board members of several parastatals face imminent dismissal as Government flexes its muscle to stem corruption through the National Code on Corporate Governance. This week alone, board members from three parastatals were fired for corruption, gross abuse of financial resources and poor corporate governance. The code, which came into effect in April, provides a framework for corporate conduct for both the public and private sectors focusing mainly on issues of corruption, corporate disclosure, communication and…

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35,566 Cases, Make Zimbabwe One Of The 22 Countries With Highest Tuberculoses (TB ) Burden

35,566 Cases, Make Zimbabwe  One Of  The 22 Countries With Highest Tuberculoses (TB ) Burden

Zimbabwe is one of the 22 countries in the world with the highest burden of tuberculoses (TB), the provincial TB and Leprosy coordinator for Midlands, Bernard Sibanda has said. 35,566 cases of TB of all types were notified in Addressing people gathered for the Midlands World TB day commemorations in Lower Gweru on Thursday Sibanda said TB was the second leading cause of death and the common cause of death among people living with HIV…

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Legislators Want The Age of Marriage Consent, For Both Genders , Raised From16 To 18 years

Legislators Want The Age of Marriage  Consent, For Both Genders , Raised From16 To 18 years

Legislators in Zimbabwe want the age of marriage for both males and females raised from 16 to 18 years. Prosecutor-General Johannes Tomana has comes under attack from senators across the political divide over his recent sentiments that children as young as 12 years old could be married if they were idle. MDC-T senator for Midlands, Lilian Timveos, is steering the motion in the Upper House calling on the government to enact and enforce laws that…

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United Nations (UN) Calls For An End To Child Marriages In Zimbabwe.

United Nations (UN)  Calls For An End  To Child Marriages In Zimbabwe.

The United Nations today adds its voice to ongoing calls to end child marriages in Zimbabwe. Child marriages are not only an affront to the dignity and well-being of individual girls; they also deprive nations of the social and economic benefits that derive from an educated and skilled female population. “I call upon all stakeholders to accelerate efforts to end this harmful practice,” Bishow Parajuli, UN Resident Coordinator in Zimbabwe has said. “The notion that…

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