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Mavima Gets Down to Work

By Michael Magoronga Newly appointed Midlands Provincial Affairs Minister Larry Mavima has outlined his work plan, pledging to ensure that the province plays its part in turning around the fortunes of the country. Minister Mavima was sworn in on Monday and takes over the affairs of the province – an …

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ED faces hostile MPs at Parly opening

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa faces the prospect of being heckled by opposition members of the National Assembly when he opens the Ninth Parliament today, a sign that the country remains deeply polarised along political lines following a divisive election two months ago. By Veneranda Langa/Blessed Mhlanga Mnangagwa won the disputed July …

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Gang Kills Panner in Mineshaft Row

A gang of five illegal gold panners from Shurugwi fatally stabbed a fellow panner with spears, in a fight over gold ore recently. Tatenda Moyo died on the spot after he was stabbed by Stephen Banga (29), of Chigova Village under Chief Banga, together with his four accomplices who are …

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Armed Robbers Nabbed

By Fortunate Gora Mashonaland West THREE armed robbers who were targeting pirate tax drivers along the Harare-Chirundu Highway and robbing them of vehicles, goods and money have been arrested. James Mbizi (32), Luckmore Mubaiwa (31) and Daniel Bhobho (30) were arrested by members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police national traffic …

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Arts Stakeholders Embrace New Minister

By Boniface Chimedza Arts and culture sector stakeholders have revamped their engagement efforts with Government amidst persistent calls by arts practitioners for a responsive ministry which will transform the sector into an invaluable hub of creative industries. Following a brainstorming session held on August 10, 2018, under the auspices of …

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More Suspected Cholera Cases in Byo

By Thandeka Moyo The number of people who have been quarantined for cholera in Bulawayo has risen to 10 from three on Friday amid revelations that the city’s infectious disease hospital — Thorngrove — can hold no more than 100 patients. One more suspected case was recorded in Umguza, Matabeleland …

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Zim, China Sign Skills Training Deal

By Zvamaida Murwira Zimbabwe and China have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on International Professional Talents training in which Beijing would provide training on various fields like Chinese medicine, health care and education. The agreement was one of the several signed while President Mnangagwa was in China attending a Forum …

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Mnangagwa Side-Lines Kwekwe Henchman

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s recent cabinet and party appointments featured curious inclusions and exclusions. After taking over power late last year following a military backed intervention Mnangagwa retained most of the individuals who formed former President Robert Mugabe’s administration for the past 37 years. And in what was interpreted as rewarding …

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