‘European oil companies exploit weak African fuel standards by selling “African quality” fuels /toxic diesel and gasoline with devastating health and environmental impacts across many sub-Saharan states’

  GENEVA. –European oil companies, especially Swiss commodity traders, are exploiting weak African fuel standards by selling toxic diesel and gasoline across the continent, a campaign group said Thursday.A three-year investigation published by Switzerland-based environmental and economic group Public Eye did not accuse oil companies of breaking any laws.But it charged several firms with using an “illegitimate strategy” to boost profits, hawking so-called “African quality” fuels that have had devastating health and environmental impacts across…

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‘Gvt supports ban on demonstrations and security arms will resolutely safeguard the peace and tranquillity characteristic of Zimbabwe’-Home Affairs Minister Dr Ignatius Chombo

‘Gvt supports ban on demonstrations and security arms will resolutely safeguard the peace and tranquillity characteristic of Zimbabwe’-Home Affairs Minister Dr Ignatius Chombo

GOVERNMENT yesterday said it supported the prohibition of demonstrations effected in Harare Central Business District by the police and warned that security arms will resolutely safeguard the peace and tranquillity characteristic of Zimbabwe. Western-sponsored opposition political parties under the National Electoral Reform Agenda (NERA) yesterday vowed to disregard the ban.   Home Affairs Minister Dr Ignatius Chombo told The Herald last night that while the Constitution allowed demonstrations, the supreme law also speaks to the…

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Most of Durban Mine in Bubi District invaders are from Shurugwi, Chegutu, Kadoma, Mashava, Murehwa and Zvishavane

THE owners of Durban Mine in Bubi District were yesterday still battling to end a six-day standoff with scores of illegal miners who have been refusing to come out of the mine shaft since Monday last week. More than 300 amakorokoza were last week trapped in the mine after an unnamed businessman, who they each paid $70, withdrew a ladder that they used to enter the more than 120 metre deep mine. The unnamed businessman…

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VP Mphoko says he agrees with Acting President Mnangagwa, that tribalism, is the ‘mother of corruption’,

VP Mphoko says he agrees with Acting President  Mnangagwa,  that  tribalism, is the ‘mother of corruption’,

THE scourge of tribalism has to be addressed if the country is to overcome corruption and revive the economy, Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko said in Bulawayo yesterday. VP Mphoko said he agrees with Acting President Emmerson Mnangagwa that the country should step up efforts to fight corruption but emphasised the need to instil a spirit of togetherness and shun tribalism, the mother of corruption, among the people of Zimbabwe. Acting President Mnangagwa last week reiterated…

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Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) arrest dozens of citizens including opposition political party legislators, nationwide

Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) arrest dozens of citizens  including opposition political party legislators, nationwide

  ZIMBABWEAN authorities on Saturday 17 September 2016 arrested dozens of citizens including opposition political party legislators for allegedly staging anti-government protests across the troubled southern African country demanding implementation of significant electoral reforms. In Gwanda in Matabeleland South province, Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) members Lison Ncube, Jabulani Mhlanga and Solomon Mguni on Saturday 17 September 2016 teamed up with MacAllister Ncube of Abammeli Human Rights Lawyers to secure the release of 16…

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Police presence in Mvurwi at the Salvation Army church foil National Electoral Reforms Agenda (NERA) protest

  Police in Mvurwi foiled a demonstration under the banner of the National Electoral Reforms Agenda (NERA) that was scheduled for today Saturday the 17th of September. Police denied permission for the demonstration citing manpower shortage. Surprisingly by 7am in the morning there was a heavy police presence at the the Salvation Army church where the march was scheduled to begin and at the shops where the marchers where supposed to pass by. Police could…

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Chinese man joins Anti-Mugabe protest with placards written in Chinese

Chinese man joins Anti-Mugabe protest with placards written in Chinese

A Chinese national in Zimbabwe has been spotted taking part in street protests calling on President Robert Mugabe to quit. The man was photographed carrying a placard inscribed Peace, Freedom Democracy a Long was to go” while another is written in Chinese. There are many Chinese nationals in the country who run various small scale business. President Mugabe’s wife Grace has a degree in Chinese. by Thobekile Zhou source-bulawayo24

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POLICE have gazetted a new ban on protests, starting yesterday to October 15 in compliance with High Court

    POLICE have gazetted a new ban on protests, starting yesterday to October 15 in compliance with High Court Judge, Justice Priscilla Chigumba’s ruling that they must first notify all stakeholders if they intend to ban demonstrations and processions in Harare. Officer Commanding Harare Central District Chief Superintendent Newbert Saunyama, who is the regulating authority in the district, announced the new ban in an extraordinary Government gazette yesterday where he also issued a notice…

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Apostle Charles Chiriseri, dies while wife is admitted in Mater Dei Hospital ICU in Bulawayo after Mbembesi accident

  THE founder of His Presence Ministries International, Apostle Charles Chiriseri, died while his wife Pastor Petunia Chiriseri is admitted in the Intensive Care Unit at Mater Dei Hospital in Bulawayo after they were involved in a car accident on Thursday night.His Presence Ministries International has branches in the United Kingdom, South Africa and 10 branches throughout Zimbabwe’s major cities. The couple was travelling to Bulawayo to attend a funeral when the accident occurred at…

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