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‘Domestic debt to haunt Zim’

ZIMBABWE’S huge domestic debt, which runs into billions of dollars, is a big challenge in the post-election period, Finance deputy minister Terence Mukupe has warned. Zimbabwe is set to hold general elections on July 30. BY MTHANDAZO NYONI “The issue of the debt, I don’t think the external debt is …

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Mukupe faces jail over debt

FINANCE deputy minister and Zanu PF parliamentary candidate for Harare East, Terrence Mukupe, faces civil imprisonment for failing to service a $32 593 loan received from the now-liquidated Trust Bank Corporation. BY CHARLES LAITON Trust Holdings recently petitioned the High Court, seeking Mukupe’s incarceration over the five-year-old debt. Trust Bank …

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AMH appoints editorial board

Zimbabwe’s leading independent media house, Alpha Media Holdings (AMH), yesterday announced a seven-member editorial board comprising leading policy-makers, lawyers and corporate leaders to enforce professionalism and safeguard the company’s titles against manipulation by shareholders, advertisers and politicians. BY Staff Reporter AMH’s newly appointed independent editorial board members (from left) Liberty …

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Parties to observe ballot printing

THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has succumbed to pressure and agreed to allow political parties to observe the printing of ballot papers to be used in next month’s general elections, NewsDay can reveal. BY RICHARD CHIDZA/NQOBANI NDLOVU Amid objections and complaints from mainly opposition parties to continued secrecy around the …

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Panicky Zanu PF targets independents

THE ruling Zanu PF party has deployed its politburo members and top officials to various parts of the country to decampaign disgruntled party members who chose to stand as independent candidates in the July 30 general elections. BY JAIROS SAUNYAMA Several Zanu PF aspiring candidates last week filed their nomination …

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