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Rhumba group Bana Ngwasuma gains ground

Arts Reporter Former Bana Des As manager Gloria “Mama Glo” Benhura’s decision to assemble a group of Congolese and Zimbabwean singers under the name Bana Ngwasuma has proved to be a wise move. The new group is gaining ground on the local rhumba terrain, staging shows in many venues in …

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President’s maize: Suspects seek bail

Heather Charema in Chegutu THREE truck drivers and a buyer who were allegedly in the habit of stealing part of President Mnangwagwa’s maize, soya beans and wheat deliveries en route to Grain Marketing Board (GMB) depot in Chegutu yesterday appeared before Chegutu Magistrate’s court facing charges of theft. The accused …

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‘Five activists have a case to answer’

Prosper Dembedza Court Correspondent Harare magistrate Mr Hosea Mujaya yesterday ruled that the five members of shadowy anti-Government organisations who allegedly received training in Maldives with intent to roll out violent demonstrations in the country, have a case to answer. The five are Tatenda Mombeyarara (37) attached to the International …

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Govt to recruit 1 600 health workers

Herald ReporterGovernment is working on the recruitment of 1 600 health workers following approval by Cabinet to establish at least 10 rural health centres per district in line with Government’s vision to improve primary healthcare. Primary healthcare is the foundation to the global health agenda of universal health coverage. Speaking …

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MDC contests High Court judgment

Daniel Nemukuyu Investigations and Special Reports Editor OPPOSITION leader Mr Nelson Chamisa yesterday appealed the recent High Court judgment that nullified his appointment as president of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T). Justice Edith Mushore recently ruled that the decision by the late former MDC-T president Mr Morgan Tsvangirai to …

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Sakunda moves to reactivate Dema power plant

Sakunda Holdings has engaged government to reactivate the Dema diesel power plant to reduce power supply shortages currently facing the country. BY MISHMA CHAKANYUKA/FARAI MATIASHE The multi-million-dollar power plant, which was set up in 2016, stopped producing electricity 18 months ago after the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) …

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Past conflicts stifling healing process: Mohadi

VICE-PRESIDENT Kembo Mohadi yesterday acknowledged that government’s failure to address past conflicts in the country had made it difficult to achieve sustainable peace and national healing. BY NQOBANI NDLOVU Mohadi, in his remarks before a meeting with Matabeleland North traditional leaders in Bulawayo, said Zimbabwe would not move forward before …

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‘ZBC losing $220 million annually’

Only 10% of the country’’s population is paying for television and radio licences, resulting in the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) losing $220 million potential revenue annually, Parliament has heard. BY VENERANDA LANGA ZBC chief executive officer Patrick Mavhura made the claim yesterday when he appeared before the Prince Dubeko Sibanda-led …

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White farmer ‘resists’ to make way for minister’s son

CHIPINGE farmer and retired Swiss banker, Richard Le Vieux, who has established a reputable business of exporting coffee, avocados and macadamia nuts for the past 30 years, appeared in court on Wednesday charged with failing to vacate part of FarFell Coffee Estate to make way for Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister …

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Chigwedere seeks son’s incarceration over DNA test

Former Education minister Aeneas Chigwedere has approached the High Court, seeking a 30-day jail term against his son, Mangwiza, in order to compel him to undergo paternity tests as the witchcraft saga between the two took another twist. BY CHARLES LAITON Chigwedere, who is also a renowned historian, successfully obtained …

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