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ZBC duo cleared of corruption charges

Senior Reporter The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) last year investigated a number of corruption cases involving high-profile figures, including Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation senior officials who were later acquitted in the courts. ZBC acting chief executive Mr Patrick Mavhura and the broadcaster’s acting head of finance and administration Benania Shumba were facing …

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President, war vets meeting on course

Nqobile Tshili Bulawayo Bureau President Mugabe’s meeting with war veterans will be held any time this year after the alignment of laws that have to do with matters affecting freedom fighters with the Constitution, a Cabinet minister has said. In an interview yesterday, the Minister of War Veterans, War Collaborators, Former Political …

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High chances for Mzembi

Tanaka Vunganai Herald Reporter Government is upbeat about Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Dr Walter Mzembi’s chances of landing the United Nations World Tourism Organisation secretary-general post following a 15-day campaign in four Sadc countries. Elections for the post are slated for May 11 and 12 at the organisation’s headquarters in Madrid, …

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Govt offers disabled evictees $800 each

Collen Murahwa Herald Reporter Government through the Department of Social Welfare has offered people living with disabilities who were evicted from Leonard Cheshire Home $800 each as start-up capital, Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Minister Prisca Mupfumira has said. Leornard Cheshire Home Zimbabwe Central Trust and the evictees were embroiled in …

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Gokwe South to harvest $20m cotton

Munyaradzi Musiiwa Midlands Correspondent Gokwe South is looking forward to harvesting over $20 million worth of cotton this season, an official has said. Minister of State for Midlands Provincial Affairs Jason Machaya told The Herald that farmers who had abandoned cotton in previous seasons reverted to the crop after Government promised better …

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College manager nabbed for insulting Mugabe

BULAWAYO – Falcon College (Falcon)’s estate manager, Murray Ross Osborne, has been dragged to court for allegedly insulting President Robert Mugabe. While the insult allegations arose last December, the case was only brought before the courts yesterday as the State was still waiting for Attorney-General’s authority to prosecute in terms …

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Mugabe awards thug hero status

HARARE – Zimbabweans reacted with both shock and anger yesterday to the controversial decision by President Robert Mugabe’s warring ruling Zanu PF to declare the late party bigwig, Kizito Chivamba, a provincial hero. This is despite the fact that Chivamba was in 1991 sentenced to seven years in prison for …

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Govt reaffirms support to content producers

The Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Dr Chris Mushohwe (left) and his deputy Cde Sithokozile Mathuthu appreciate a performance by artist Obert Dube while BAZ CEO Engineer Muganyura, acting ZBC CEO Mr Patrick Mavhura and an official from Zim-Digital look on at a Zim-Digital meeting in Victoria Falls …

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President to meet Zanu-PF youths

President Mugabe Zvamaida Murwira, Harare Bureau ZANU-PF First Secretary and party leader President Mugabe is set to visit provinces next month to have an appreciation of the challenges facing youths, as he seeks to interface with young people across the country. The first meeting has been earmarked for Mashonaland East …

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Gweru socialite Mukosera buried

Alistair Shingirai Mukosera Amanda Chikari, Midlands Reporter BUSINESS came to a standstill in Gweru yesterday as over 400 vehicles passed through the Central Business District (CBD) hooting with some mourners hanging from car doors as residents and friends of the late socialite Alistair Shingirai Mukosera took him to his final …

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