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Sadc urged to implement child marriages model law

INCOMING MP for Mutare Central, Innocent Gonese, yesterday urged Sadc countries to implement the Sadc Model Law on Eradicating Child Marriage and Protecting Children already in marriage, saying it was not being implemented by member states. BY VENERANDA LANGA Gonese said this in Harare while making a presentation to delegates …

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Break-in at MDC leader’s offices

BURGLARS allegedly broke into opposition MDC leader Welshman Ncube’s offices in Bulawayo over the weekend and stole a Nikon camera, the Southern Eye has heard. BY SHARON SIBINDI MDC spokesperson, Oscar Ncube confirmed the break-in yesterday. “I can confirm a break-in on Saturday at the party offices and a Nikon …

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Govt Invites Farmers for Tugwi-Mukosi Project

By Runesu Gwidi Government has invited applications from farmers interested in irrigation farming using water from the Tugwi-Mukosi Dam in southern Masvingo that has potential to irrigate more than 25 000 hectares. The development comes as plans to exploit water in Zimbabwe’s largest inland water body have gathered momentum with …

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Khupe in U-turn on poll outcome

THE breakaway MDC-T faction led by Thokozani Khupe has made an about-turn, dismissing earlier reports that it endorsed the disputed July 30 harmonised elections as free, fair and credible. BY NQOBANI NDLOVU Khupe had reportedly endorsed the poll results and said the elections were largely peaceful and free. “Contrary to …

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ED, Chamisa in Titanic battle

THE Constitutional Court (ConCourt) yesterday reserved judgment in a petition in which MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa is seeking to overturn President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa’s victory in the July 30 elections. BY CHARLES LAITON/EVERSON MUSHAVA MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa’s lawyers, advocates Sylvester Hashiti (left) and Thabani Mpofu arrive for the …

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Zanu-PF Calls for Calm

By George Maponga Zanu-PF has urged Zimbabweans to remain peaceful and allow the courts to do their job without hindrance when the Constitutional Court sits today to hear an election petition by MDC-Alliance leader, Mr Nelson Chamisa, who is challenging President Mnangagwa’s victory in the July 30 harmonised polls. Ruling …

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No Gnu With Sell-Outs – Youths

By Victor Maposa The Zanu-PF Youth League is against a Government of National Unity (GNU) that is being advocated by some opposition parties, National Secretary for Youth Affairs Cde Pupurai Togarepi has said. He made the remarks while addressing thousands of Zanu-PF youths from Mashonaland East Province who were gathered …

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MDC-T Blasts ‘Charlatan’ War Vets’ Pro-ED Gun Threats

By Chris Mahove The MDC-T led by Nelson Chamisa has hit back at war veterans secretary general Victor Matemadanda who said Tuesday they were ready to take up arms to defend President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s rule. Chamisa, who fronted the MDC Alliance in the July 30 elections, is challenging Mnangagwa’s slender …

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Anxiety as Zim awaits court ruling

ANXIETY gripped Harare and other parts of the country as the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) began the much-anticipated hearing to determine the case in which MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa is contesting President-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa’s slender electoral victory on July 30. OBEY MANAYITI/RICHARD CHIDZA/KENNETH NYANGANI Chief Justice Luke Malaba As most …

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