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Court Frees Man Arrested for Calling Mnangagwa a Dog

A Bulawayo magistrate on Monday freed commuter omnibus driver David Ndlovu who had been arrested for insulting President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Ndlovu was arrested on earlier this year for calling the Zanu PF leader a dog. However, passing ruling on Monday, magistrate Gladmore Mushowe said prosecutors had failed prove their allegations. …

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Mnangagwa Demands 5 ‘Quick-Win Projects’ From Ministers

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has ordered his cabinet ministers to each come up with “five quick and high impact projects” as he looks to make a quick impression after his disputed election in July. The president chaired his first meeting with the 20-member cabinet on Monday ahead of Tuesday’s opening of …

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Time now to deliver on our electoral promises

Madam President of the Senate, Mr Speaker, Sir, Honourable Members of Parliament, Ladies and Gentlemen, Comrades and Friends. I welcome you all to this official opening of the First Session of the Ninth Parliament of Zimbabwe. This session is significant in that it is my inaugural address to this august …

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Ministers – Vending Banned With Immediate Effect

By Anna Chibamu and Idah Mhetu The government has banned “all types of vending be banned with immediate effect”, cabinet ministers revealed Monday as the country battles a cholera epidemic that has claimed 30 lives nationwide. “As a way of improving the general sanitation in the city (of Harare) it …

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‘US dollar to anchor economic recovery’

Golden Sibanda Senior Business Reporter PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has reassured the nation that the United States dollar will remain the bedrock of Government plans for accelerated reforms to address the multiplicity of challenges besetting the economy, chief among them cash and foreign currency shortages, as his administration moves to stabilise the …

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Govt declares war on cholera

Tendai Mugabe Senior Reporter Government has set up an inter-ministerial committee to come up with a lasting solution to the cholera outbreak in Harare and other parts of the country. The committee is chaired by Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister July Moyo. Other members of the committee …

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All set for parly opening

All is set for the official opening of the 9th Parliament of Zimbabwe set for tomorrow, Tuesday the 18th of September. The ceremony will commence at the State House and end at the parliament building for the main proceedings, where President Emmerson Mnangagwa will give his legislative agenda during the joint …

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Independent media aids plurality of voices: Mutodi

MEDIA, Information and Broadcasting Services deputy minister Energy Mutodi has said the government appreciates the role played by independent media and called for multiplicity of voices if the country’s democracy is to blossom. BY OBEY MANAYITI Speaking at an AMH Conversations platform yesterday, Mutodi, however, said the government was worried …

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Former Defence minister faces $327k power debt

THE Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) has petitioned the court seeking to compel former Defence minister Sydney Sekeramayi to settle a $327 481 debt incurred at his Ulva Farm. BY CHARLES LAITON Through its lawyers Chihambakwe, Mutizwa and Partners, the power utility issued the summons to the former …

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Ginimbi, Chivayo R1,5m fraud trial moved

A HARARE magistrate yesterday issued a warrant of arrest to businessman Genius Kadungure, popularly known as Ginimbi, who is accused of swindling Zanu PF member of Parliament Dexter Nduna of R1 581 890 in a botched mining deal. BY DESMOND CHINGARANDE Kadungure, who is jointly charged with Wicknell Chivayo, was …

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