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Diplomatic tiff looms over humiliated Indian doctors

THE three Indian medical investors, who were recently humiliated and arrested on allegations of practising in Zimbabwe without licences, have now threatened to take the matter up with their government. BY CHARLES LAITON With authorities insisting the medical practitioners had tried to operate illegally, the Indians have argued their humiliating …

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Witness in top cop’s case vanishes

Fungai Lupande Court Reporter A State witness who gave incriminating evidence in the trial of a former district intelligence officer Mbereki Mbizo Nyathi, who is accused of concealing the location and ownership of a BMW, is now on the run. Nyathi (44) is jointly charged with Ismail Abdurrahman (30), Hillary Nduna …

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Jail time for armed robbery

Fungai Lupande Court Reporter A man who lured a foreign currency dealer into Pearl House in Harare and tried to steal about $2 100 at gun point has been sentenced to an effective six years in jail. Norman Gandidzanwa (45) of Chitungwiza pleaded not guilty to attempted armed robbery and contravening …

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Mujuru bigwig election bid dealt major blow

Fidelis Munyoro Chief Court Reporter Spokesperson for National People’s Party party president Dr JoiceMujuru, Mr Gift Nyandoro’s aspirations to contest for the party’s top post of secretary-general could be scuttled after it emerged that he is facing disbarment from the Law Society of Zimbabwe over a series of professional misconducts. Nyandoro, …

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Zambia to get $1.3 bn from IMF

LUSAKA. — Zambia is ready to access $1.3 billion interest free financing from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from on-going negotiations to help its economic recovery program, state media reported on Sunday. A delegation from the IMF is in Zambia to hold talks with the government on a financing agreement, …

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Compliance audits for councils

Eng Mlilo Innocent Ruwende Senior Reporter Government is set to carry out compliance audits of local authorities after realising that some councils were hiding some expenditures in their budgets in a bid to meet 70:30 service delivery to employment costs ratio. In an interview, Local Government, Public Works and National Housing …

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OI clinic opens in Zvimba

Cde Chidhakwa Walter Nyamukondiwa Chinhoyi Bureau A stand-alone opportunistic infections clinic has been opened in Zvimba to offer localised healthcare services to more than 1 000 people on antiretroviral treatment. The clinic will help in decongesting the Tobacco Research Board Clinic in Trelawney, which was now serving about 17 000 people. …

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Zanu-PF Bulawayo Youth League co-opts

Nqobile Tshili Bulawayo Bureau The Zanu-PF Bulawayo provincial Youth League executive has replaced six members who resigned from their positions, as it emerged that eight others said they had not resigned as initially claimed. In an interview, Youth League provincial chairperson Cde Anna Mokgohloa said only six members had resigned and …

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SA introduces biometric system

Thupeyo Muleya:Beitbridge Bureau South Africa has introduced a biometric capturing system for travellers visiting or leaving that country via Beitbridge Border Post.Pretoria adopted the new programme in July 2014, but its implementation has been delaying due to a number of technical glitches. The enhanced Movement Control System (eMCS) biometric pilot …

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4 trafficking victims used as cheap labour in SA

Thupeyo Muleya Beitbridge Bureau The trial of a 25-year-old South African man who allegedly trafficked four Zimbabweans to SA where he used them for forced labour has been set for April 12. Raymond Sithole of Chebeng Village will be tried at the Seshego Magistrate Court in Polokwane city. He was arrested …

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