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Jonathan Moyo off the hook

HIGHER and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo might be off the hook on charges of abusing social media to settle political scores with foes in Zanu PF after party secretary for finance and Umguza legislator Obert Mpofu said “the case is no longer on the agenda”. By NQOBANI NDLOVU Higher …

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Chitungwiza councillors challenge suspensions

Chitungwiza councillors have challenged their suspensions on allegations of corruption amid indications that not all of them would be arraigned before a tribunal hearing. By XOLISANI NCUBE The councillors, accused of illegally selling State land prejudicing the municipality of $7 million, were suspended by Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere and …

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MRP leaders fined for contempt of court

MTHWAKAZI Republic Party (MRP) leader, Mqondisi Moyo and party secretary-general, Hloniphani Ncube have been fined $30 each or five days in prison for contempt of court. By NQOBANI NDLOVU Moyo and Ncube were charged after failing to report to Lupane Magistrates Court for the commencement of their trial in a …

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Zanu PF demonstrates against Kadoma council

POLICE over the weekend cleared a Zanu PF-organised demonstration against the MDC-T-led Kadoma council calling for the ouster of mayor Muchineyi Chinyanganya and top management. BY BLESSED MHLANGA The demonstration, which saw protesters march through the city and ending at town house, was triggered by, among other things, failing service …

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NOIC donates $350 000 for open heart surgery

THE National Oil Infrastructure Company (NOIC) has donated $350 000 to the Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals to buy consumables for heart surgeries. BY MUNESU NYAKUDYA Speaking at the launch of a fund to support heart surgeries at Parirenyatwa Hospital, NOIC chairman Jimias Madzingira said while equipment to conduct the procedures …

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Women miners accuse Kasukuwere of sabotage

At least 74 female members of Rass Mining Syndicate in Bindura, who are accusing Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere of “sabotaging their project”, have filed an application seeking the intervention of the court in order to be allowed to return to their claims and carry out mining operations at Kitsiyatota …

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Caledonia’s Zimbabwe Subsidiary Doubles Profits

By Ndabeni Mlothswa in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Bulawayo — Canadian miner, Caledonia, has doubled profits at its Blanket Mine in Zimbabwe on the back of an 18 percent output of gold in the first quarter of the year. Output increased from 10 822 ounces (oz) to 12 794 due to increased …

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Veteran Judge Dies

RETIRED judge Simpson Mtambanengwe has died in a Windhoek hospital last night. He was 85 years old. A veteran of the Namibian judiciary, the Zimbabwean-born Mtambanengwe served as a judge of Namibia’s High Court from 1994 to the end of 2006, acting Chief Justice of Namibia in 2003 and 2004, …

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I’m Very Loyal to Mugabe, I’ve No Hidden Agenda to Topple Him, Says Aide

Ruling Party national political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere. Zimbabwe’s embattled local government minister Saviour Kasukuwere, who is also the ruling Zanu-PF party’s political commissar, has denied allegations that he is plotting to topple President Robert Mugabe, 93. Speaking during an interview with News24, Kasukuwere, charged that those pushing for his expulsion …

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