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First Lady launches HPV vaccination programme

Rumbidzayi Zinyuke Manicaland Bureau First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa yesterday officially launched the National Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme in Mutare expected to benefit over 800 000 girls aged between 10 and 14. Beneficiaries will be vaccinated against cervical cancer between now and May next year. The launch complements Government efforts …

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Zanu-PF primary poll winners list out

Zvamaida Murwira Senior Reporter Zanu-PF yesterday announced  of candidates who will contest the forthcoming National Assembly elections on the ruling party’s ticket. The results reflect a renewal of the party after several party heavyweights lost out to newcomers. However, due to logistical challenges which affected the distribution of voting material to …

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Khupe slams door on Chamisa

BY RICHARD CHIDZA The new MDC-T leader, Nelson Chamisa and his group have been saying there was a possibility of talks with Khupe ahead of general elections set for later this year. But Khupe’s deputy, Obert Gutu yesterday said there was no way this was possible. “I cannot say much …

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Mnangagwa raps use of State resources for primaries

by STAFF REPORTER In a statement late last night, Information ministry acting permanent secretary, Regis Chikowore said the use of State resources had not been sanctioned by President Emmerson Mnangagwa and was a violation of the law. “Any such instances, which might have occurred in the just-ended party primary elections …

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Mujuru can win presidential elections: Matibenga

BY VENERANDA LANGA Matibenga yesterday told NewsDay that the opposition needed to unite ahead of this year’s general elections to increase their chances of winning the polls. “The situation that we have in this country is the ‘big man syndrome’, where people think they are supposed to be the leaders …

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ZITF rapped for allowing sex workers to exhibit

BY TALENT GUMPO Southern Eye last week published an article on sex workers, who exhibited at the international trade showcase, a development that drew criticism from the Bulawayo community. Former Bulawayo deputy mayor, Amen Mpofu yesterday castigated the trade fair company for allowing sex workers to exhibit, saying it was …

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Man (23) kills mum over domestic chores

BY Jairos Saunyama The accused, Michael Mutsvairo of Mushaninga Village in Dema, under Chief Seke, allegedly struck his mother, Francisca Nyamasoka on the head, using a hoe after he was ordered to water the garden. Mashonaland East acting provincial police spokesperson, Assistant Inspector Tendai Mwanza confirmed the incident, which occurred …

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Man Axes Wife to Death Over STI – Jailed 35 Years

A Macheke man has been jailed for 35 years after he attacked and killed his wife of 15 years with an axe and metal bar during a row over a sexual transmission infection (STI). Robert Tavedzayi of Maryland Farm in Macheke appeared before High Court judge, Justice Amy Tsanga, earlier …

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