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Zinasu slam MSU over fees squeeze

The Zimbabwe National Students Union (Zinasu) has slammed the Midlands State University for charging daily penalties on outstanding student tuition fees. Brenna Matendere The university is charging a $2 daily penalty for students who failed to pay fees by the registration deadline of September 16, in addition to banning them …

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ZBC to pay out $1,2m to ex-general manager

The Supreme Court has ordered the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) to pay its former general manager (radio programming), Allan Chiweshe, over $1, 2 million in unpaid salaries and benefits after dismissing the public broadcaster’s appeal. BY CHARLES LAITON Labour Court judge Justice Lawrence Murasi in June last year gave the …

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Muridzo Fails to Impress On Cindy Collaboration

By Tafadzwa Zimoyo Award — winning songstress Cindy Munyavi has released a new single, “Wabata Moyo”, featuring Andy Muridzo, which is trending on radio stations and social media. The song is from her upcoming album “N1IS” (Noone Is Safe) and was produced by Brycenation. Although the track tells a good …

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Mutare Scoops Tourism Award

By Wimbainashe Zhakata Mutare City Council was named the first runner-up in the best publicity association category at this year’s edition of Sanganai/Hlanganani World Travel and Tourism Expo held in Bulawayo last week. The expo was held at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair grounds and ran from September 6 to …

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Police clear Marondera of vendors

Police in Marondera have removed all vendors from the streets and seized their goods, including newspapers on sale. JAIROS SAUNYAMA The blitz, which began on Monday, is meant to bring sanity to the streets following the cholera outbreak that has claimed at least 31 lives countrywide while thousands have been …

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Baring School to Build $100 000 ECD Block

Baring Primary School in Mutare is constructing a $100 000 Early Childhood Development (ECD) block to cater for the growing numbers of learners seeking to enrol at the school. The block will complement the school’s existing one, which is failing to cope with the high enrolment figures. Parents are funding …

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Former Finance minister in $20k Land Development Levy debt

Mazowe Rural District Council has petitioned the High court seeking an order to compel former Finance minister, Christopher Kuruneri, to settle a $20 677 Land Development Levy debt. BY CHARLES LAITON Through its lawyers, Sengwe Law Chambers, the council filed summons at the High Court on September 14, 2018 although …

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Chamisa outlines his 3 deputies’ roles

OPPOSITION MDC-T leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday gave his three deputies — Elias Mudzuri, Morgen Komichi and Welshman Ncube — specific roles to play as he moves to strengthen the party following its electoral defeat in the July 30 polls. BY OBEY MANAYITI Chamisa’s spokesperson, Nkululeko Sibanda, told NewsDay that Mudzuri, …

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Mixed reactions to Mnangagwa speech

ANALYSTS largely welcomed President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s State of the Nation Address, but felt he had not properly addressed the currency distortions in the market. BY VENERANDA LANGA/ TATIRA ZWINOIRA Economist Prosper Chitambara said maintaining the multi-currency regime made a lot of sense. “But obviously, what government needs to do is …

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BCC investigates corrupt land deals

THE Bulawayo City Council (BCC) is investigating irregular land deals involving the previous council following a petition by residents. By NQOBANI NDLOVU The local authority has, in the past, faced allegations of corruptly awarding stands to councillors, prompting former Local Government, Public Works and National Housing minister, Saviour Kasukuwere to …

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