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AirZim depleted fleet causes flights delay

THE national flag carrier, Air Zimbabwe, which is tottering on the brink of collapse, has on two occasions delayed its Bulawayo flights after one of its aircrafts hit a bird during take-off, resulting in a cracked windscreen. BY XOLISANI NCUBE AirZim spokesperson Tafadzwa Mazonde confirmed that the aircraft hit a …

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Unlicenced Kombi Driver Crashes Into VP Chiwenga’s Motorcade

By Mary Taruvinga An unlicenced Harare kombi driver is in trouble after he allegedly crashed into one of the cars in Vice President Constantino Chiwenga’s motorcade. Silent Hungwe, 30, was hauled before Harare magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwagwa on allegations of contravening the Road Traffic Act. He was remanded in custody to …

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Typhoid Outbreak Feared in Kadoma – City Says On High Alert

Kadoma city authorities say they have launched investigations following reports of an outbreak of typhoid which recently killed eight people in Gweru. Health director Dr Daniel Chirundu, confirmed that there had been reports of typhoid outbreaks in parts of Kadoma. “There are investigations currently underway of people suspected to have …

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Government Buys 90 New Isuzu Vehicles for Chiefs

President Emmerson Mnangagwa handed over 90 new cars acquire by government chiefs in Harare on Monday. State media reported that the vehicles were part a pledge made by the government to improve the welfare of traditional leaders last year. The administration revealed last year that it would buy some 226 …

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Gweru residents fume over exorbitant rates

GWERU residents have slammed council for continuing to rely on a flawed billing system which has seen ratepayers being charged exorbitant rates, a research by Gweru Residents Forum (GRF) reveals. BY STEPHEN CHADENGA According to the GRF survey conducted in the city’s five wards last month, disputed bills among other …

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Former Allies Urge Chamisa to Accept Defeat

By Ndabeni Mlotshwa Bulawayo — Former stalwarts of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) have urged their ex-ally, Nelson Chamisa, to accept the verdict of the Constitutional Court endorsing the election of Emmerson Mnangagwa as the Zimbabwean president. This follows Chamisa’s decision to appeal against the court’s decision by …

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Canada urges dialogue to foster peace

THE Embassy of Canada in Zimbabwe yesterday called for dialogue to promote peace in the country following the disputed July 30 elections, while also calling on President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government to rectify a number of electoral challenges noted by observers. BY VENERANDA LANGA In a statement yesterday on last week’s …

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January disease victims in limbo

SCORES of farmers in Mashonaland East who lost their entire herds to January disease have appealed to government for assistance with farming machinery as the summer cropping season approaches. BY JAIROS SAUNYAMA The worst affected districts were Wedza, Chikomba and Goromonzi where farmers, according to government, lost over 2 000 …

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Byo ratepayers table demands

BULAWAYO residents have listed a cocktail of demands they want the incoming councillors to address, chief among them uprooting debilitating corruption and addressing double allocation of stands. BY MTHANDAZO NYONI/NQOBANI NDLOVU “BCC should immediately put in motion strategies to transfer ownership of all it’s rented out houses to the residents …

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