Journalist ‘Edgar Gweshe’ & 2 Activists Released From Cells After ZLHR Intervention

Photographers who were arrested on Friday for taking pictures at protected areas were on Saturday released after the intervention by lawyers for human rights from the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights organization, it has been learnt. ZLHR Communication officers Kumbirai Mafunda indicated that the three Journalist Edgar Gweshe and activists Charles Nyoni and Don Makuwaza spent the night in police custody following their arrest. “We are happy that the legal interventions of human rights lawyer…

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Collin Nyabadza Children’s Voice Charitable Trust (CNCVCT) Donate School Accessories & Girl Child Underwear

The world over, it is no secret that Canadians are generally regarded among the most generous people in the world. Yesterday, the 23rd of July, 2015 was a clear testament to this, as the Collin Nyabadza Children’s Voice Charitable Trust (CNCVCT) handed over some school supplies and girls under garments to children at Majiji Primary School in Bubi District, Zimbabwe. The school supplies were kindly donated by an amazing Rotarian, Kim Cooper from British Columbia…

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‘Zimbabwe- Trapped In A Time Warp With Negligible Changes Since Independence’-Eddie Cross

‘Zimbabwe- Trapped In A Time Warp With Negligible  Changes Since Independence’-Eddie Cross

Zimbabwe is an enigma to many. The country presents itself as a clean, modern State with friendly people, little crime and small pockets of prosperity and wealth. A small country blessed with a great climate, an abundance of natural resources that put us in the top league of countries In terms of the ratio between our population and our resource base. Underneath the veneer, is a less attractive Zimbabwe; we are a country caught in…

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Mnangagwa Fingered In Controversial Supreme Court Ruling

Mnangagwa Fingered In Controversial Supreme Court Ruling

AN attempt by Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa to use the courts to settle scores with former BP Shell (now Zuva Petroleum) workers who tried to throw spanners into a business transactions involving his foreign business partners could have gone horribly wrong resulting the current labour crisis which has seen thousands of workers summarily losing their jobs following a dubious Supreme Court ruling that effectively allow employers to terminate workers contracts without compensation. Judiciary and government…

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International Socialist Organization Leader Munyaradzi Gwisai On Chamisa’s Stance’

International Socialist Organization Leader Munyaradzi Gwisai  On Chamisa’s Stance’

International Socialist Organization leader Munyaradzi Gwisai has charged that Kuwadzana legislator Nelson Chamisa risks losing his political career for standing against workers. Chamisa was one of the Zuva Petroleum lawyers who last Friday won a court case against workers. In the case which Chamisa was defending the Supreme Court judge Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku ruled in his (Chamisa client) favour and allowed employers to terminate their workers’ contracts without giving them retrenchment packages. Gwisai said…

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‘Obama Calls For Gay Rights In Africa And Challenges Kenya Over Corruption’

US President Barack Obama on Saturday called for gay rights in Africa during his landmark visit to Kenya, comparing homophobia to racial discrimination he had encountered in the United States. Obama arrived in Kenya on Friday, his first visit as president to his father’s birthplace and the first to the East African nation by a serving US leader. “I’ve been consistent all across Africa on this. When you start treating people differently, because they’re different, that’s…

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Obama Welcomed By Step Sister ‘Auma Obama’ To Kenya,

Obama Welcomed By Step Sister ‘Auma Obama’ To Kenya,

US President Barack Obama has arrived in Kenya – his father’s homeland – on a trip that will also include a stop in the Ethiopian capital, and a visit to the home of the African Union. Obama landed in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, on Friday and was welcomed at the airport by the Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. He later dined with his step grandmother, his sister and other extended family members. At least 10,000 police…

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Public Hospitals Stock And Dispense Expired ( February 27, 2012 ) Anti-Retrovirals To Patients

Public Hospitals Stock And Dispense Expired ( February 27, 2012 ) Anti-Retrovirals To Patients

Public hospitals are stocked with countless boxes of expired anti-retroviral drugs which are dispensed to patients, the Auditor General, Mildred Chiri has  said. In a recent audit report for the year ended December 31, 2014, Chiri singed out Mutare General Hospital pharmacy. “The Mutare General Hospital pharmacy received 100 boxes of 60 units of a drug called Alluvia 100mg/25mg on February 27, 2012 whose expiry date was March 31, 2012.” “The drug was dispensed to…

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Chiyangwa’s Company ‘ Zeco Holdings (Zeco)’, Records Sixth Consecutive Loss Since 2009

Chiyangwa’s Company ‘ Zeco Holdings (Zeco)’,  Records  Sixth Consecutive Loss Since 2009

Phillip Chiyangwa’s listed engineering concern, Zeco Holdings (Zeco), has recorded a sixth consecutive loss since 2009 on the back of deteriorating economic conditions, casting doubt on the company’s future. However, Zeco board chairman, Chiyangwa, said the group was introducing various turnaround strategies as evidenced by the reduction in losses from $4,7 million recorded in 2013 to a loss of $2,1 registered in the full year to December 2014. “Strategies are being implemented to establish and…

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