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‘Let Them Festival’ Begins Today

By Kundai Marunya It’s that time again when schools battle it out for top spots in music, fashion, storytelling, dance, poetry and theatre performances at the sixth annual “Let Them Festival” which kicks-off today at Harare Polytechnic. This time around it won’t only be the usual over 30 local schools …

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Man rapes, infects daughter with HIV

A 29-YEAR-OLD Borrowdale man appeared at the Harare Magistrates Court yesterday on allegations of raping his 11-year-old daughter, resulting in her contracting HIV. BY DESMOND CHINGARANDE The accused, who cannot be named to protect the identity of the minor, was not asked to plead when he appeared before magistrate Rumbidzai …

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Zanu PF takes on party rebel

ZANU PF has petitioned the High Court on an urgent basis seeking to bar Murewa South Constituency independent candidate, Noah Mangondo, from using the ruling party’s regalia depicting President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s face, for campaigning purposes. BY CHARLES LAITON The urgent chamber application, which is yet to be set down for …

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Mahendere Lines Up Winter Music Show

Yeukai Karengezeka — Celebrated gospel musician Minister Michael Mahendere is set to host a two day family show dubbed “Makanaka Jesu Winter Festival” from July 13 to 14 at the Harare Gardens, in the capital. The music fete will be characterised by an array of gospel songs from his own …

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Zimbo Legends Releases New Album

By Vongai Mbara A Chimurenga musical group, Zimbo Musical Legends has released a new album titled “Bhinya Ngaribatwe”. The 10- track album has several songs “Bhinya Ngaribatwe”, “Musha Wenyu”, “Mudiwa Wangu” and “Gwindingwi II” focusing on social issues. The group headed by Florence Nyamazana widely known as Lioness has been …

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ED’s rigging machine massive: Chamisa

MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa said Zanu PF’s rigging machine is massive to the extent of rigging the alphabet on the ballot paper. BY JAIROS SAUNYAMA Addressing scores of people at Garwe Stadium in Chivhu on Thursday, Chamisa said the positioning of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s name on top of …

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MRP takes TM Pick n Pay fight to SA

THE Mthwakazi Republic Party (MRP) has taken its fight against TM Hyper Pick and Pay to its headquarters in South Africa protesting alleged “nepotism” in the recruitment of employees at its Bulawayo shops. NQOBANI NDLOVU The MRP leadership delivered a petition to Pick and Pay management at 2 Allum Road, …

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Need to Conserve Water Remains

This year the country received abundant rains which resulted in the filling up and spilling of a significant number of dams across the country. Due to the good rains that the country experienced, the country’s national dam level average is currently around 80%. This national dam level figure means that …

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BCC, Metbank partnership hangs in balance

THE proposed housing development partnership between Bulawayo City Council (BCC) and Metbank still hangs in the balance, pending approval by the Local Government ministry. BY TALENT GUMPO BCC last year proposed a partnership with Metbank to develop high-density residential housing in Emganwini suburb after the bank showed interest in developing …

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5 youths in court for assault

FIVE suspected opposition youths from Bulawayo appeared in court early this week facing charges of assaulting two Zanu PF activists who were on their way to a campaign rally in Cowdray Park on May 28 this year. BY SILAS NKALA Nkanyiso Zulu (21), Shelton Sibanda (23), Arthur Mpala (20), Brian …

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