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Civil Servants Awarded 22,7 Percent ‘Cushioning Allowance’

By Tendai Rupapa Government has with immediate effect directed that civil servants be awarded a ‘cushioning allowance’ of between 22,7 percent and 5 percent per month on a sliding scale between January and March. According to the Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Dr Sekai Nzenza, the intervention …

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Security Minister Claims Protest Deaths – Blames MDC Terrorists

By Robert Tapfumaneyi State security minister Owen Ncube has claimed that Monday’s violent protests claimed lives as he blamed the opposition MDC party for what he described as “terrorism and total breakdown of rule of law and order.” The MDC denied involvement in the demonstrations which were aimed at protesting …

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Divorce Cases Up 42pc, High Court Statistics Show

By Daniel Nemukuyu Over 2 600 couples filed for divorce last year at the country’s four permanent High Court stations, a 42 percent increase from those recorded in 2017. According to statistics obtained from the High Court’s Family Law division, 2 634 couples filed for divorce in 2018 compared to …

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Chief Justice Sets Tone for Legal Year

By Tendai Rupapa Heavy 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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Chief Justice Declares War On Corruption

By Fidelis Munyoro Chief Justice Luke Malaba has urged all stakeholders in the justice delivery system to rally behind Government’s fight against corruption. He made the remarks during the official opening of the 2019 Legal Year in Harare yesterday. The event was attended by high-ranking Government officials, judicial officers, members …

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Updated – A-Level Results Out… 81.9 Pc Pass Rate Recorded

By Talent Chimutambgi and Rejoy Masengedzero The 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 …

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Zimbabwe Implodes, Bullets Fired After Fuel Hike

THE ticking time bomb Zimbabwe had become in recent weeks has inevitably exploded on Monday with police opening live fire on anti-government protests triggered by the escalating economic crisis that has been aggravated by a hike in the price of fuel. The shooting of two people in an impoverished area …

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MDC-Alliance Councillors Clash

By Yeukai Karengezeka MDC 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 …

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Catholic Youths Off to Panama

Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Prisca Mupfumira last Friday urged youths from the Catholic Church that will be attending the World Youth Day in Panama City, Panama, to be the country’s brand ambassadors through exemplary behaviour. The youths will join others from across the world at the fi ve-day …

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