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Chisora Targeting Victory Against Oleksandr Usyk

ZIMBABWE-BORN heavyweight boxing star Dereck Chisora believes he will need to pull off one of the biggest wins of his career when he takes on Oleksandr Usyk at Wembley Arena in London on Saturday night if he is to set up about against Anthony Joshua. The 33-year-old Usyk is a …

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Justice Minister Ziyambi Defends Malaba, Denies Courts Captured

JUSTICE minister Ziyambi Ziyambi has defended under fire Chief Justice Luke Malaba, telling parliament Wednesday the country’s topmost judge was not interfering with the judicial system. Malaba is under siege from his juniors among High Court and Supreme Court judges who have written to President Emmerson Mnangagwa saying he was …

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Police Beefs Up Para-Military Unit Through Transfers On 350 Officers

SOME 352 junior officers drafted into a police crack unit specifically to deal with protests earlier this year, have all been transferred to the ZRP’s para-military Support Unit, NewZimbabwe.com has learnt. According to a police internal communication, all officers who have been undergoing training on how to deal with protests …

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Civil Society Organisations to Hold Virtual Citizens’ Convention

A GROUP of civil society organisations coalescing under the banner, Citizens Manifesto will hold the 3rd virtual National Citizens Convention (NCC) from 4 November to 6 next month in line with the Covid-19 regulations. Addressing journalists at the Bulawayo Media Centre Monday, one of the coordinators of the event, Mvuselelo …

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NRZ Resumes Commuter Train Service in Bulawayo

The National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) Wednesday announced the resumption of its commuter train service in Bulawayo. The company suspended both intercity and local services in March this year following the outbreak of Covid-19. In an interview with NewZimbabwe.com, NRZ Public Relations manager, Nyasha Maravanyika said the commuter train service …

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Prospectors Take Fight With Chitando to Mnangagwa Doorstep

ZIMBABWEAN prospectors have taken their fight with Mines Minister Winston Chitando to President Emmerson Mnangagwa whom they besought to rein in on his subordinate. They claim being side-lined by the minister in ongoing Mines and Minerals Bill Consultations. Under their representative Zimbabwe Prospectors Association, they told the President they were …

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Business Group Says Keen On Knowing Covid-19 Rescue Beneficiary Firms

A local employers’ group has challenged treasury to release a list of companies which have so far benefited from government’s $18 billion Covid-19 stimulus package. The package was announced May this year by President Emmerson Mnangagwa to assist local businesses whose operations were severely disrupted by the height of the …

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Gukurahundi Victims Demand Child School Fee Exemptions

Survivors of the 1980s government atrocities on people in Matabeleland and Midlands provinces, better known as Gukurahundi, have demanded school fees payment exemption on all children in areas that were affected by the disturbances. This is contained in an annual 2019 report by the National Healing and Reconciliation Commission (NHRC). …

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First Lady’s Schools Feeding Programme Continues

The schools feeding programme launched by First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa is being expanded to ensure children are well-nourished and free to pursue their education without challenges. Amai Mnangagwa launched the programme at Chemhanza High School in Hwedza, Mashonaland East recently, initially benefiting over 1 000 vulnerable children. Last week, she …

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AU Urged to Help Repel Rebels in Mozambique

ZANU PF yesterday appealed to SADC and the African Union (AU) to swiftly intervene in Mozambique and repel Islamic State (IS) linked insurgents in the northern parts of the country, who are increasingly gaining a foothold. Addressing a Press conference at the party headquarters in Harare, Zanu PF acting spokesperson …

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