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Govt Targeting Civil Society Leaders – Group Claims

By Kingston Ndabatei With tensions rising as Zimbabwe’s economic problems hurtle towards tipping point, a civil society group has accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration of hatching a sinister plot against its leadership. In a panicky statement, Sunday, the Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC) said it is deeply concerned by the …

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Meddlesome Foreigners Face Govt Wrath

Government will revoke visas and deport foreigners who breach their conditions of stay in Zimbabwe by engaging in subversive activities, a senior official has said. Secretary for Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Mr Nick Mangwana issued the warning as it emerged that some foreign nationals were working with local non-governmental …

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Chief Justice sets tone for legal year

Tendai Rupapa Senior ReporterHeavy downpours witnessed in central Harare yesterday morning failed to steal the glitter from the official opening of the 2019 legal year, with judicial officers optimistic of a fruitful working year. Resplendent in their red regalia complete with white headgear, Supreme Court judges stood on the entrance …

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UPDATED: MDC violence leaves trail of destruction

Herald ReporterVIOLENCE instigated by MDC-Alliance and its associates in the non-governmental sector left a trail of destruction in Harare, Bulawayo and other cities yesterday. They also used social media to threaten people who intended to go to work. Hooligans barricaded roads, burnt cars and stormed schools where they beat up …

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UPDATED: A-Level results out…81.9 pc pass rate recorded

Talent Chimutambgi and Rejoy MasengedzeroThe November 2018 Zimbabwe School Examinations Council Advanced Level results are out and candidates can start collecting them from their respective centres today. Zimsec board chairman Professor Eddie Mwenje made the announcement in a Press statement yesterday. “On behalf of the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council Board …

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MDC-Alliance councillors clash

Yeukai Karengezeka Herald CorrespondentMDC-ALLIANCE mayoral candidate for Chitungwiza Gift Tsverere reportedly bribed councillor Jabulani Mtunzi with a vehicle to support his bid to land the mayorship, in a case of vote-buying. Clr Tsverere was elected mayor for Chitungwiza last year, while Clr Mtunzi deputised him. The elections were later suspended …

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ED defends new fuel price

Mabasa Sasa in Moscow, RussiaThe recent decision to increase the prices of petrol and diesel was necessary and the conditions demanding that pronouncement presently remain unchanged, the President Mnangagwa has said. Addressing international media here last night, President Mnangagwa said the prior lower prices of petroleum products had made Zimbabwe …

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Does Zimbabwe Have a Higher Literacy Rate Than South Africa?

South Africa is set to hold national elections in 2019, a year the ruling African National Congress marks its 107th anniversary. Radio 702 talk show host Bruce Whitfield spoke to Bonang Mohale, head of Business Leadership South Africa, about what he expects from the party’s election manifesto at its launch …

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Use By-Elections to Cure Poll Running Flaws, ERC Urges ZEC

TOP elections NGO, Election Resource Centre (ERC) has urged Zimbabwe’s electoral authorities to use pending by-elections to perfect their poor handling of the country’s polls. This comes as the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has just announced plans to run 3 local authority by-elections between January and February 2019. “… The …

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ED rapped for pegging fuel prices at black market rates

ECONOMISTS and analysts yesterday said the decision by President Emmerson Mnangagwa to peg the new fuel prices at the parallel market rates proved government’s insincerity when dealing with the issue of the value of the bond note versus the US dollar. BY VENERANDA LANGA Mnangagwa on Saturday said government had …

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