Gvt To Retrench Some Of Its 40 000 Soldiers, & 55 000 Police

Gvt To Retrench Some Of Its 40 000 Soldiers, & 55 000 Police

The government could soon retrench thousands of soldiers and police officers, as authorities embark on a staff audit of the security sector as part of efforts to reduce the civil service’s unsustainable wage bill. Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa told Parliament on Wednesday the rationalisation exercise was now being extended to the army barracks and police stations to ascertain their numbers. “We took a decision at Cabinet to do the audit and I think the only…

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“Mr President The People Are Suffering, Proverbs 21:13.”

“Mr President The People Are Suffering, Proverbs 21:13.”

A brave  Pentecostal church pastor from Remnant Church,  Patrick Mugadza, aged 45  staged a one man protest at the recently ended  Zanu-PF  conference in Victoria Falls,having  travelled all the way from Kariba to Victoria Falls. Mugadza’s  solo demonstration against the ruling Zanu PF regime, saw him parade a  placard with a message that read: “Mr President the people are suffering, Proverbs 21:13.”Source: chronicle. This did not go down well with the partisan Zimbabwe Republic Police Force, who immediately swooped on the lonely…

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Jose Mourinho, ‘Special One’, Sacked For The Second Time By Chelsea

Jose Mourinho, ‘Special One’,  Sacked For The Second Time By  Chelsea

Breaking News: Chelsea Football club Manager  Jose Mourinho, ‘The Special One ‘ has been sacked by the club, for the second time, with the club’s former caretaker manager Guus Hiddink, lined up to replace him…By Sibusiso Ngwenya, more news to follow.

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Kariba Dam Water Level Down To Only 16% And Still Falling

Kariba Dam Water Level Down To Only 16% And Still Falling

Kariba Dam water levels have dropped to 16% despite the current rains falling throughout the country, the Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) has said. Last month, the water levels in the dam that produces the bulk of the country’s electricity had dropped to 21% from 40% recorded in June before falling to the current 16%. ZRA indicated that only one-metre water levels were left to sustain the country until meaningful rains pound. Although the authority did…

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Broke Zanu PF Regime Fails To Pay Military Bonuses

Broke Zanu PF Regime Fails To Pay Military Bonuses

Government has once again failed to pay the military bonuses despite promises by Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa last month that it would honour its pledge to give its workers a 13th cheque. Hordes of desperate pensioners were also braving the rains queuing at banks across the country for their November pensions, which are yet to be paid. Last month, Mnangagwa told parliamentarians that government would honour its promise to give its workers bonuses after it failed…

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‘Bulawayo Chicken Inn Roof(Opposite Tredgold Building) Collapses On Customers’

‘Bulawayo Chicken Inn Roof(Opposite Tredgold Building) Collapses On Customers’

AN undisclosed number of people were injured while having meals at a Chicken Inn fast-food outlet in Bulawayo when its ceiling collapsed on them yesterday. A witness, only identified as Ashley said she was inside the building when the accident happened at around 3pm, opposite Tredgold Building. She said she heard a loud bang and suddenly, everyone was screaming. “Some customers fled from the outlet. I saw blood on the floor as I fled as…

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Broke Zanu PF Regime Fails To Pay Pensioners Since October

HUNDREDS of senior citizens are spending days queuing at banking institutions across the country, hoping to access their November pay as the cash strapped government fails to pay. The frail looking elderly have been camping at the banks since the 31st of November and some from the 10th of December which are the pay dates announced by the Public Service Commission (PSC). In interviews with NewZimbabwe.com, hungry and angry senior citizens sitting and stranded at…

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Tombs Bus Overturns On N1 Highway: 1 Dead And 8 Seriously Injured

Tombs Bus Overturns On N1 Highway: 1 Dead And 8 Seriously Injured

A Zimbabwean woman was killed while eight other people were seriously injured when a Tombs Motorways bus overturned between Makhado and Musina towns on Monday morning. The bus was travelling from Johannesburg to Chegutu. Makhado police spokesperson Constable Irene Radzilane said the incident occurred near Ingwe Lodge, 5km outside Makhado town along the N1 highway. She said the injured were taken to Louis Trichardt Memorial Hospital while the body of the deceased was taken to…

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Chiyangwa Fights Attachment Of His Property Over US$4 Million Interfin Bank Debt

Chiyangwa Fights Attachment Of His Property Over US$4 Million Interfin Bank Debt

Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president and businessman, Phillip Chiyangwa, whose property is set to go under the hammer over a $4 million debt owed to the now-defunct Interfin Bank has filed an urgent chamber application at the High Court, seeking to stop the sheriff from selling his property, pending an application for rescission of judgment.   In his application filed on Monday, Chiyangwa urged the court to consider his matter as urgent, adding the sheriff…

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Police Thwart Another MDC-T Protest In Harare

Police Thwart Another MDC-T Protest In Harare

    Riot police yesterday thwarted an attempt by opposition MDC-T supporters to hold a peaceful demonstration in Harare to push for the resignation of President Robert Mugabe and implementation of electoral reforms ahead of the 2018 polls.   There was a heavy police presence in Harare’s central business district especially along Nelson Mandela Avenue close to Parliament and MDC-T headquarters at Harvest House.   The MDC-T had organized the demonstration yesterday to protest against…

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