Bhasikiti, through ConCourt, bars Mugabe from declaring Mwenezi East Costituency vacant.

Bhasikiti,  through ConCourt, bars Mugabe from declaring Mwenezi East Costituency vacant.

THE Constitutional Court, is of late passing judgements that can be viewed as democratic, with the latest, being a full people’s victory against oppressive authority.Zimbabweans have for a long time been confronted by a solid wall when in need of challenging the President’s dictatorial tendencies but now the tide seems to be turning fully in favour of the people. Recently, MP Kudakwashe Bhasikiti , the former Masvingo provincial state minister was expelled from Zanu PF…

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’47 year old Harare man rapes, 19 year old daughter in law at gun point’

’47 year old Harare man rapes, 19 year old daughter in law at gun point’

HARARE: A 47-year-old man who allegedly raped his son’s 19-year-old wife, was Wednesday dragged before the magistrates’ court. Taurayi was not asked to plead as he was charged with rape and pointing a firearm when he appeared before magistrate Hosea Mujaya. The court remanded to Thursday for trial. According to the state, Taurayi is employed at Zinwa Company KG 6 in Harare. His daughter-in-law resides in Parktown Waterfalls. It is the state’s case that sometime…

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Mugabe breaks off, latest short visit to Zimbabwe and flies off to Mozambique

Mugabe breaks off, latest short visit to Zimbabwe and flies off to Mozambique

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe left Harare Wednesday for Maputo, Mozambique, where he will attend the country’s 40th Independence commemorations. Mugabe was seen off at the Harare International Airport by Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Defence Minister Dr Sidney Sekeramayi, Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Dr Misheck Sibanda and service chiefs. Mozambique will Thursday mark 40 years of independence from Portuguese rule. Mugabe has been out of the country for more than 20 times of late,…

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Two hundred explosives found on bus from Zimbabwe to SA at Beitbridge border

Two hundred explosives found on bus from Zimbabwe to SA at Beitbridge border

TWO hundred bombs have been found in a bus that had come from Zimbabwe at the Beitbridge border post, the SA Revenue Service (Sars) said on Wednesday. “Sars officials discovered 200 explosive detonating devices in a bus at the Beitbridge border post on June 23, 2015 [Tuesday],” it said in a statement. “Just before 22:00 on June 23 [Tuesday], a customs detector dog unit member was conducting a search of a bus which had just…

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2 Die as speeding ‘Tenda’ Bus, loses control and crashes into trees

2 Die as speeding ‘Tenda’  Bus, loses control and crashes into trees

  Travelling on Zimbabwe’s public transport is literally gambling with one’s own life as buses and commuter buses are frequently involved in horrendous  accidents that result in unwarranted deaths. Most of these accidents, can be attributed to poor road conditions, non road worthy vehicles, unlicenced drivers and dangerous drivers. The latest accident involving major public transport,  involved a speeding Mutare bound Tenda  Bus service, whose driver lost control and crashed into trees on Friday. 2 passengers died…

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Burundi’s second Vice President ‘Gervais Rufyikiri’, has fled to Belgium

Burundi’s second Vice President ‘Gervais Rufyikiri’,  has fled to Belgium

Burundi has once again come to the media spotlight as one of Burundi’s National  Vice Presidents, Gervais Rufyikiri the second Vice President, has skipped the border and fled to Belgium, claiming that he was in real  fear for his security after personally being threatened for  speaking out against or denouncing  President Pierre Nkurunziza’s volatile bid for a third term in office, a move considered to be unconstitutional. Following  President Pierre Nkurunziza there were subsequent protests against the president since…

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About Jonathan Moyo: ‘Mugabe has the power to appoint or dismiss Ministers’

About Jonathan Moyo: ‘Mugabe has the power to appoint or dismiss Ministers’

THIS is a quick note to provide a legal explanation around the current situation of Prof Jonathan Moyo whom reports say has been relieved of his Governmental functions. Details of what has transpired are not clear at present. One view is that he has been sacked. The other perspective is that what has happened is merely procedural and that he will bounce back into cabinet.The purpose of this note is to explain the law around…

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Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) calls for ban on second hand clothing imports

Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) calls for ban on second hand clothing imports

ZIMBABWE’S manufacturing firms want government to consider banning the import of second hand clothes as part of reforms to protect the local industry, Parliament heard on Tuesday. Used clothes have flooded the domestic market, compounding the woes of a local textile industry on the verge of collapse. Industry experts say Zimbabwe has a market for 80 million garments but only 20 million of those are locally manufactured. Almost 90 percent of imported new clothes are…

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‘Didymus Mutasa risks arrest over breach of Zimbabwe’s Official Secrets Act’

‘Didymus Mutasa risks arrest over breach of Zimbabwe’s  Official Secrets Act’

  Former Presidential Affairs Minister Didymus Mutasa, under Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF regime faces possible arrest for breaching the Official Secrets Act after disclosing to the private media some of the operations of State security agents, legal experts concurred yesterday. Mr Mutasa once superintended over the State Security ministry. The experts said his utterances jeopardised and exposed the security interests of the State. This week Mr Mutasa disclosed to the private media some of the…

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Gvt owes over US$10 million in salary arrears to at least 43 diplomatic missions.

Gvt owes over US$10 million in salary arrears to at least 43 diplomatic missions.

President Robert Mugabe’s cash-strapped Zanu PF government is struggling to pay salaries on time to diplomatic staff deployed to 43 embassies across the world, a senior official said Tuesday. Finance ministry permanent secretary, Willard Manungo, told the Foreign Affairs parliamentary portfolio committee that government owes over US$10 million in salary arrears to at least 43 diplomatic missions. Manungo said arrears arose from three months of failing to meet obligations. The committee also heard that the missions…

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