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ED dodges Chamisa

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa (pictured) yesterday reportedly chickened out of a church-organised presidential candidates’ indaba, which could have brought him within spitting distance of his closest challenger MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa ahead of the month-end polls. BY RICHARD CHIDZA/ NUNURAI JENA/KUDZAI MUCHENJEKWA The high-profile meeting had been organised by …

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Zanu PF plots ‘Mother of All Rallies’ in Mash East

ZANU PF is currently mobilising at least 10 000 people from each of the 23 constituencies in Mashonaland East Province in preparation for President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s visit to Rudhaka Stadium tomorrow. BY JAIROS SAUNYAMA This is Mnangagwa’s second visit to the province after he took over from former President Robert …

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Fastjet commences Harare-Bulawayo flight

INTERNATIONALLY-OWNED private airline, Fastjet will today make its inaugural Harare-Bulawayo flight as it seeks to increase its grip on the domestic market, with four scheduled flights per day. BY STAFF REPORTER “Fastjet, Africa’s affordable airline for everyone, announced today that it will commence daily flights between Harare and Bulawayo from …

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Armed robbers wreak havoc in Mash East

Two men reportedly lost their vehicles and valuables in a space of two days as armed robbers wreaked havoc in Mashonaland East province early this week. By Jairos Saunyama Provincial acting police spokesperson Assistant Inspector Tendai Mwanza confirmed the two incidents which occurred in Marondera and Goromonzi, that saw two …

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Lawyers fume over release of Zanu PF activists

HUMAN rights lawyers have petitioned the Officer-in-Charge at Nyanyadzi Police Station over alleged unprocedural release of six Zanu PF activists arrested for political violence. BY KENNETH NYANGANI Lawyer Peggy Tavagadza in a letter dated July 13 insisted that the six activists should have been hauled before the courts as they …

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Machaya trial moved back to Gokwe

FORMER Midlands Provincial Affairs minister, Jason Kokerai Machaya who stands accused of criminal abuse of office after he allegedly demanded 1 000 residential stands from Gokwe Town Council and later sold them, has successfully challenged the State’s decision to move his trial to Harare. BY DESMOND CHINGARANDE Machaya (65), who …

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Aspiring candidates confront Zec

ZIMBABWE Election Commission (Zec) officials in Beitbridge were on Wednesday taken to task by candidates who demanded the latest voters’ roll. BY OWN CORRESPONDENT The candidates, drawn from Beitbridge East complained that the voters’ rolls they were given did not have some registered voters. In response, a Zec official, Sibangani …

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3 shortlisted for Harare town clerk post

Harare City Council yesterday approved three names to be submitted to the Local Government Board (LGB) for appointment of a substantive town clerk in a move set to end 30 months of bickering and political mudslinging over the position. BY XOLISANI NCUBE Acting town clerk and Harare water director, Hosiah …

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Understanding the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

By Sacrifice Chirisa Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurological (brain) disorder that develops during childhood and can persist into adulthood. Although adult ADHD is common, not all children who have these symptoms will go on to have the adult version of the disorder. Childhood symptoms may also change …

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‘2 million voters removed from voters’ roll’

More than two million voters who appeared on the 2013 preliminary voters’ roll failed to find their way onto the 2018 biometric voters’ roll (BVR), the Zimbabwe Elections Network (Zesn) has revealed. BY BLESSED MHLANGA Zesn, which fell short of giving the Zec voters’ roll a clean bill of health, …

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