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Annan due in Harare ahead of elections

FORMER United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan is expected in Harare later this week for meetings with the country’s political leadership as well as the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) ahead of the general elections on July 30. BY RICHARD CHIDZA Zimbabwe is currently in the throes of a heated campaign amid …

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Serial car thief jailed

A MUTARE-BASED serial motor vehicle thief, Tinashe Magwegwe Matunga, had his criminal career cut short by magistrate Tendai Mahwe who last week slapped him with a five-year jail term for one of the 10 counts he faces. BY KENNETH NYANGANI Matunga (21) is set to appear in court tomorrow for …

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No run-off, says Chamisa

MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa has ruled out the possibility of a presidential election run-off after the July 30 general elections, saying he was confident of winning resoundingly against Zanu PF leader Emmerson Mnangagwa in a free and fair contest. BY KENNETH NYANGANI Addressing thousands of party supporters in …

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Musindo showers lavish praise on Madiro

DESTINY for Afrika Network (DANet) leader and self-confessed Zanu PF apologist, Obadiah Musindo at the weekend waxed lyrical about the ruling party’s Manicaland provincial chairperson, Mike Madiro, describing him as a resolute party cadre who patiently weathered the storm caused by the G40 faction “knowing his time would come”. BY …

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MDC Alliance members released without charge

THE three Mutare-based MDC Alliance members arrested last Friday after they allegedly trespassed into a police camp to observe the police postal voting process, have been released without charge following intervention of the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights. BY KENNETH NYANGANI Sam Chabuka who is eyeing a council seat in …

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Zanu PF abusing State resources: Zesn

INDEPENDENT electoral watchdog, Zimbabwe Elections Support Network (Zesn), has accused the ruling Zanu PF party of enjoying an unfair advantage over its rivals by abusing State resources such as vehicles, land, food aid, buildings and the State media to oil its campaign machinery ahead of the July 30 general elections. …

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Zec sued over disclosure of voters’ details

THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has been taken to court by a Harare man, who is seeking an order to interdict the country’s electoral management body from giving out prospective voters’ personal details and phone numbers to the ruling Zanu PF party. BY CHARLES LAITON Sikhumbuzo Mpofu filed the litigation …

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Chamisa scoffs at ‘Grace VP pact’ claims

MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has dismissed reports that he had made a pact with former President Robert Mugabe to appoint former First Lady Grace Mugabe as Vice-President if he wins the July 30 presidential ballot. BY TATENDA CHITAGU Addressing thousands of supporters who defied the rain at Mucheke Stadium …

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Chamisa donates heifers to violence victims’ widows

MDC Alliance presidential candidate, Nelson Chamisa, at the weekend donated a heifer each to four Bikita widows, whose husbands were killed by suspected Zanu PF activists in the bloody 2008 presidential election run-off. BY EVERSON MUSHAVA MDC-T Bikita East district chairperson, Taona Chemhaka, confirmed the development yesterday, saying the donations …

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Chiefs petition Chiwenga over dispute

THREE chiefs from Matabeleland South province have petitioned Vice-President Constantino Chiwengwa to rein in Chief Mapanzure of Zvishavane and stop him from interfering in Chief Jahana’s area of jurisdiction in Insiza through appointing village heads. BY SILAS NKALA Chiefs Vezi Maduna Mafu, Jahana and Sibasa, all of Insiza district, wrote …

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