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Chiredzi residents snub State function

Only a handful of Chiredzi residents last Wednesday attended the commissioning of West Road by Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister Ezra Chadzamira. Government officials, civil servants, Zanu PF officials, and businesspeople formed the bulk of the crowd that witnessed the official opening of the 2,4 kilometre road constructed at a cost …

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‘Hwange lost millions in medical aid scam’

A FORENSIC audit on Hwange Colliery Company Limited (HCCL) has unearthed that the company lost millions of dollars in a medical aid scam involving a firm chaired by Mines minister Winston Chitando. The audit was carried out by Reynolds Tendai Muza, an auditor and investigator with Ralph Bomment Greenacre and …

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Wanton price hikes signify indiscipline: Moyo

Zimbabwe celebrated its 39th independence last Thursday amid a deteriorating economic situation in the country that has seen prices of goods skyrocketing as people’s disposable incomes continue to shrink due to the collapse of the real time gross settlement systems (RTGS) dollar to the benchmark currency, United States dollar. Zimbabwe …

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‘Gukurahundi inquiry reports lost’

REPORTS of two government commissions of inquiry into post-independence massacres in Matabeleland and parts of Midlands “have been lost”, National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) chairperson Justice Selo Nare has claimed. Nare, whose commission will shortly carry out public hearings into the 1980s massacres and propose a way forward, says …

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No going back on tariff increase: BCC

BULAWAYO mayor Solomon Mguni yesterday said there is no going back on proposed increase on rates and tariffs in the face of inflation, despite residents’ resistance to a review of the city’s 2019 budget. Mguni said council cannot “watch Bulawayo die” and justified the proposed 56% rates hike, arguing its …

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Military rifle recovered from poachers

POACHERS cornered in a section of the vast Bubye Valley Conservancy in Beitbridge recently abandoned an AK-47 assault rifle traced back to the Zimbabwe National Army, police sources said at the weekend. Beitbridge police sources close to the investigations told NewsDay that they were following up a case where poachers …

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Mnangagwa won’t take the country anywhere: Busha

OPPOSITION Freezim Congress leader Joseph Busha has challenged President Emmerson Mnangagwa to prove to the nation that he has the capacity to resolve the rising economic challenges facing the country. Busha told NewsDay in Mutare on Friday after visiting Clyclone Idai victims in Chimanimani where he donated groceries worth thousands …

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Artisanal miner shot dead in Shamva

Shamva Mine security guard Holy Zindi (42) is in hot soup after reportedly firing at and killing an artisanal miner who had trespassed into the mine in search of the precious mineral last week. Zindi was arraigned before Bindura magistrate Madalitso Phiri for allegedly killing Granage Chere (32). He was …

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Govt to crack whip on errand businesses: SB Moyo

FOREIGN Affairs minister Sibusiso Moyo has lashed out at errand business operators for unjustifiably pushing up prices of goods and warned that at some point government will enforce compliance measures to protect hard-pressed consumers. Moyo told NewsDay last week that the ongoing price hikes were a result of indiscipline. Since …

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First Mutual Property positive on 2019 outlook

Business Reporter Zimbabwe Stock Exchange listed property concern First Mutual Property expects the general economy of the country over the long term to remain positive with real economic growth. In a statement accompanying the Group’s results for the year ended December 31, 2018 forecast for the long term remain positive …

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