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Grace Mugabe’s sister arrested

FORMER First Lady Grace Mugabe’s sister, Shuvai Junior Gumbochuma, has been arrested on allegations of fraudulently acquiring vast tracts of land from government worth more than $2 million. BY DESMOND CHINGARANDE Grace Mugabe Gumbochuma (61), who is being represented by Lovemore Madhuku, was yesterday not asked to plead to three …

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MDC Alliance to integrate opposition partners

The Nelson Chamisaled MDC-T yesterday said it was still waiting for other MDC Alliance partners to complete their internal processes before deciding whether to integrate into the opposition party. BY OBEY MANAYITI The MDC Alliance recently made a decision to transform the electoral coalition of seven parties into one political …

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Chiwenga blocks Chivayo donation

VICE-PRESIDENT Constantino Chiwenga reportedly stopped controversial businessman Wicknell Chivayo from donating towards the hosting of the just-ended Miss World Zimbabwe pageant, NewsDay Weekender has learnt. BY RICHARD CHIDZA Chiwenga’s wife, Marry, is the licence holder of the pageant, which is run by the Miss Zimbabwe Trust. Highly-placed sources who attended …

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Zimbabwe struggles to tame paediatric TB

TINEI Kondo (not his real name) struggles to raise his hand as he tries to reach out for a banana fruit on his hospital bedside table. BY MICHELLE CHIFAMBA The 11-year-old Kondo has been admitted at Harare’s Wilkins Hospital for a month, suffering from severe chest pains. His mother is …

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Nduna fights to retain Chegutu West seat

NEWLY-sworn-in Chegutu West MP Dexter Nduna (Zanu PF) has vowed to keep his seat despite reports that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) mixed up results to disadvantage MDC Alliance candidate, Gift Konjana. BY CHARLES LAITON Nduna argued the Electoral Court does not have the jurisdictional ability to nullify a declaration …

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Politics Should Not Divide Us As a Nation

Politics should not divide us as a nation-Masanugure VideoVideo Share National Peace and Reconciliation Commissioner Reverent Masanugure urges Zimbabweans to be united and look beyond political affiliations to create harmony,peace,healing and reconciliation amongst the people,with special reference to the post election incidents which took place.

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Hit Establishes a Technology Transfer Center

Tech Share The Harare Institute of Technology (HIT) has founded Zimbabwe’s first ever Technology Transfer, Commercialization and Licensing Centre (TTCLC), a facility designed to specifically manage the university’s Research, Development and Innovation outputs. The Centre is responsible for technology transfer in terms of commercialization of inventions and discoveries, tech-licensing and …

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South African Man Caught With R50 000 Fake Notes

By Masvingo Correspondent Masvingo — A South African national has appeared before a local court after he was found in possession of fake South African bank notes amounting to a purported value of R49 900. Thabiso Lenzi Padi (28) was caught while trying to exchange the fake notes for some …

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Zimbabwe Scales Up HIV, TB Fights As Aids Levy Pays Off

Health Share Zimbabwe has successfully scaled up interventions to respond to HIV/AIDS tuberculosis and malaria. The country recorded a 30 percent increase in the number of people on antiretroviral therapy in 2014 and 2015 and has achieved an almost universal diagnosis of malaria cases before treatment, a Global Fund report …

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