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MDC-T primaries loser resurfaces in another constituency

BY Jairos Saunyama The South Africa-based politician lost to Caston Matewu in the battle to represent Marondera Central, which used to be held by former MDC-T MP, Iain Kay. Mupokosera yesterday confirmed his interest in the constituency, claiming he was approached by party members who begged him to represent them …

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ED to tour CSC, Mashava Mine

George Maponga Masvingo Bureau President Mnangagwa will on Friday tour the Cold Storage Company’s Masvingo plant and Mashava Mine ahead of plans to reopen the two firms, a development expected to breathe life into the province’s economy. After touring the CSC plant in the Masvingo industrial area and Mashava asbestos …

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Harare seeks order to demolish illegal structures

BY CHARLES LAITON Acting town clerk, Hosiah Chisango, filed an application at the High Court on May 31, seeking a spoliation order to interdict Sekusile Housing Co-operative members from occupying the land. Chisango said the pieces of land known as stands number 21510 and 21511 Kuwadzana Township of Fontainebleau in …

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Matter of fact

In our edition of June 4, 2018, we carried a story headlined “Minister’s powers lawful, court rules”. In the story we erroneously attrributed the court judgment to Chief Justice Luke Malaba when it was written by a judge of the Constitutional Court, Justice Marie-Anne Gowora. We sincerely apologise for any …

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Mugabe party endorses Chamisa

BY BLESSED MHLANGA Several NPF top officials, including its spokesperson, Jealousy Mawarire, turned up for an MDC Alliance protest march in Harare, and pledged to back Chamisa’s candidature in next month’s presidential race. Mawarire charmed the crowd when he chanted the MDC-T slogan, before addressing thousands of protestors, saying: “We …

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Don’t abuse morning-after pills: Health ministry

WOMEN have been warned against using the morning-after pill for birth control, because continued use of the drug has devastating side effects which could cause complications in pregnancy. BY BLESSED MHLANGA Margret Nyandoro, deputy director for reproductive health in the Health ministry made the remarks at a basic health and …

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‘MDC-T ignores youth, women quotas’

By Nhau Mangirazi Disgruntled party members said the practice was rampant in Mashonaland West province where provincial chairman Raphael Magunje was accused of refusing to implement measures that protect women, youth as well as the disabled candidates in the primary elections. Sources said the Magunje-led executive imposed some candidates in …

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Govt summons Tongaat Hulett CEO

VICE-PRESIDENT Kembo Mohadi has summoned Tongaat Hulett chief executive officer Sydney Mutsambiwa as well as sugarcane farmers associations’ representatives for a meeting at his offices tomorrow to look into problems bedevilling the sector as well as avoid a pending job carnage following the takeover of the sugar producing company’s land …

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Parly urged to review tenure of perm secs

BY KUDZAI MUCHENJEKWA Addressing the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Labour and Social Welfare, where he was giving a report on findings into the unfair labour practices at the Department of Immigration, Mguni said immigration department directors were being protected by Home Affairs permanent secretary Melusi Matshiya during former Home Affairs …

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Print ballots on bond paper, Zanu tells Zec

BY CHARLES LAITON In his application filed at the High Court on May 29, Kanoti, who cited Zec and its chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba as respondents, said the special ballot paper was susceptible to manipulation because of its chemical composition. The application came following President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s proclamation of July …

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