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Car-Dealer’s Bank Account Frozen Over Mysterious U.S.$298 441

A LOCAL car dealer could be in trouble after his bank account was frozen over questions on how he acquired thousands of dollars in a short period of time. High Court judge Justice Sylvia Chirawu-Mugomba Wednesday ordered the freezing of Farai Chiwashira’s MBCA Bank account. This follows a successful application …

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Zapu Liberation War Hero Dabengwa Dies, Aged 79

Dumiso Dabengwa, 79, one of Zimbabwe’s main liberation war heroes, from the Joshua Nkomo-lead Zimbabwe African People’s Union, Zapu, died in Nairobi late on Wednesday, en route home from India where he had sought medical treatment. Dabengwa, a charismatic Moscow-trained soldier, headed up the intelligence wing of Nkomo’s military wing, …

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5 000ha for War Vets

Mashonaland West — Government has set aside at least 500 hectares of land in each province to support income-generating projects for former freedom fighters. The move is part of President Mnangagwa’s unwavering support for the liberation war veterans across the country. Defence and War Veterans Affairs Minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri has …

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Mohadi Snubs Chief Ndiweni, Traditional Leader Remains Defiant

DEFIANT Matebeleland North Chief Nhlanhlayamangwe Ndiweni will not be part of this Thursday’s meeting to be presided over by Vice President Kembo Mohadi for traditional chiefs in the province. According to a programme of the event, the meeting is meant to discuss “approaches to peace-building and conflict resolution.” Chief Ndiweni, …

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Zim Churches Stampede for National Dialogue Process

ZIMBABWE’S divided church community looks set for its own stampede to spearhead the country’s national dialogue process with a church grouping saying Wednesday the entire process of bringing politicians together remained a fallacy if the church itself was not united. At a media briefing Wednesday, Zimbabwe Christian Development Council (ZCDC) …

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Magistrate Acquitted On Bashing, Kidnapping Maid Claims

Esigodini resident magistrate, Tawanda Muchemwa, who has been facing charges of kidnapping and assaulting his housemaid, was on Wednesday acquitted of both charges. Harare regional magistrate, Lucy-Anne Mugwari who presided over the case at Tredgold Magistrates court in Bulawayo, ruled that there were a lot of inconsistencies in the state …

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Unpacking Zimbabwe’s Marriage Law Reforms

By Tambudzai Gonese-Manjonjo The proposed Marriages Bill, 2017 seeks to harmonise marriage laws in Zimbabwe and bring the governance of marriages under a single Act. It also seeks to align the law with the provisions of the Constitution. The Bill has not yet been gazetted and, it is assumed the …

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Liberation War Hero Dumiso Dabengwa Is No More

Liberation war hero and former Zapu intelligence supremo, Dumiso Dabengwa is no more. He was 79. Zapu deputy secretary general, Mjobisa Noko said they had heard the reports but would wait for an official statement from the family. “Its what we have heard and as a party we are still …

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Waste dumped at municipal offices

Angry Chitungwiza residents on Tuesday dumped waste at the Zengeza 2 administration offices to demonstrate their displeasure over what they termed poor service delivery by council. Sources at the offices said a group of residents dumped garbage at the entrance saying it was a warning for council to collect refuse …

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