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Malaba attacks Ncube’s austerity measures

CHIEF Justice Luke Malaba has described some of the austerity measures introduced by Finance minister Mthuli Ncube as a threat to the rule of law and implored the minister to allow the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) space to deal with its own financial affairs. BY CHARLES LAITON The Chief Justice …

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‘A’ Level results out

The November 2018 Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) Advanced Level results were released yesterday, indicating a pass rate of 81,9%. BY STAFF REPORTER Zimsec board chairman Eddie Mwenje said candidates could start collecting the results from their respective centres today. “On behalf of the Zimsec board and management, it gives …

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5 feared dead as protests hit Zim

FIVE people reportedly died while 24 others were injured as police clashed with protesters across the country yesterday as anger over the worsening economic crisis spilled onto the streets with business, warning government that “the house is burning.” BY STAFF REPORTERS/OWN CORRESPONDENTS A police station in Makoni, Chitungwiza, was reportedly …

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Govt Targeting Civil Society Leaders – Group Claims

By Kingston Ndabatei With tensions rising as Zimbabwe’s economic problems hurtle towards tipping point, a civil society group has accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration of hatching a sinister plot against its leadership. In a panicky statement, Sunday, the Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition (CiZC) said it is deeply concerned by the …

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Meddlesome Foreigners Face Govt Wrath

Government will revoke visas and deport foreigners who breach their conditions of stay in Zimbabwe by engaging in subversive activities, a senior official has said. Secretary for Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Mr Nick Mangwana issued the warning as it emerged that some foreign nationals were working with local non-governmental …

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Chief Justice sets tone for legal year

Tendai Rupapa Senior ReporterHeavy 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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UPDATED: MDC violence leaves trail of destruction

Herald ReporterVIOLENCE instigated by MDC-Alliance and its associates in the non-governmental sector left a trail of destruction in Harare, Bulawayo and other cities yesterday. They also used social media to threaten people who intended to go to work. Hooligans barricaded roads, burnt cars and stormed schools where they beat up …

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UPDATED: A-Level results out…81.9 pc pass rate recorded

Talent Chimutambgi and Rejoy MasengedzeroThe 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 Council Board …

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MDC-Alliance councillors clash

Yeukai Karengezeka Herald CorrespondentMDC-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 suspended …

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ED defends new fuel price

Mabasa Sasa in Moscow, RussiaThe recent decision to increase the prices of petrol and diesel was necessary and the conditions demanding that pronouncement presently remain unchanged, the President Mnangagwa has said. Addressing international media here last night, President Mnangagwa said the prior lower prices of petroleum products had made Zimbabwe …

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