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$211K youth project sinks

CHIVHU—THE youth development fund has lost $211 000 that was invested through Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe (IDBZ) to Kadungure Piggery at Nyahoni in Chivhu after the project was badly run and incurred serious losses. BY VENERANDA LANGA Members of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Youth during a tour of …

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Mudede out of order: ZimRights

REGISTRAR-General Tobaiwa Mudede has been slammed for insinuating government would seek to amend the Constitution in a bid to circumvent the issue of dual citizenship as guaranteed in the country’s governance charter. BY RICHARD CHIDZA Registrar-General Tobaiwa Mudede In a statement the Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) described Mudede’s utterances …

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Harare needs an executive mayor: Manyenyeni

HARARE mayor Bernard Manyenyeni has challenged residents and other stakeholders to lobby government to ensure his successor be given executive powers if the city is to achieve its ambitious plan to attain world class status by 2025. BY MUNESU NYAKUDYA Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni Manyenyeni made the remarks last week …

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No going back on coalition: Mujuru

FORMER Vice-President Joice Mujuru yesterday pledged her unwavering commitment to the proposed grand coalition with fellow opposition leaders including MDC-T president Morgan Tsvangirai, brushing aside recent conflicting statements by her deputy Samuel Sipepa Nkomo, as a sign of “robust and health discourse of super democrats”. BY RICHARD CHIDZA/NUNURAI JENA NPP …

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Minister Made on new CSC board

Dr Joseph Made Dumisani Nsingo, Senior Farming Reporter AGRICULTURE, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development Minister Dr Joseph Made has issued a stern warning to the newly-appointed Cold Storage Company (CSC) board to abide by his directive in efforts to turn around the fortunes of the parastatal. Last month, Dr Made announced …

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Gwanda ordered to pay $1 million water debt

Tinomuda Chakanyuka and Amanda Ncube, Sunday News Reporters GWANDA Town Council has been ordered by the Bulawayo High Court to pay $1,8 million owed to Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) in unpaid water bills. Zinwa, represented by James, Moyo, Majwabu and Nyoni Legal Practitioners approached the courts seeking an order …

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Agony for jobless teachers

Prisca Mupfumira Tinomuda Chakanyuka, Senior Reporter JOBLESS qualified teachers who were hoping to be employed ahead of schools opening for the second term last week will have to wait a bit longer before they can be absorbed into the system, Sunday News can reveal. Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare …

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Man kills wife, commits suicide

Munyaradzi Musiiwa, Midlands Correspondent A 25-year-old man from Zvishavane allegedly killed his 21-year-old wife after she confronted him over his cheating escapades before committing suicide by hanging. The incident occurred on Monday when Cosam Matenda of Matenda village under Chief Masunda allegedly strangled his wife Privilege Matsveru and hid her …

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Panners fuel child prostitution

Danisa Masuku and Maurice Kambukwe GOLD panners in Silobela, Midlands Province are allegedly fuelling child prostitution by targeting school-going children, teenage sex workers and child-headed families. This emerged at a meeting on Thursday at Fatima High School. The meeting was organised by Plan International under the topic “Stop child abuse …

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