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Gweru identifies land for stands

Jason Machaya Patrick Chitumba, Midlands Bureau Chief THE Government has identified a peri-urban farm in Gweru to service residential stands to be allocated to women, youths, war veterans and civil servants. Midlands Minister of State for Provincial Affairs, Jason Machaya said Worcestershire Farm which is located in Chiwundura, about 15km …

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Ex-soldier steals ammunition

court Sukulwenkosi Dube-Matutu, Plumtree Correspondent AN ex-soldier has been arrested for stealing ammunition during his term of service in the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA), unlawful possession of camouflage uniform and allegedly impersonating a Criminal Intelligence Officer. Nicholas Ngwenya (44) of Cowdray Park Suburb in Bulawayo allegedly used a fake security …

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Zanu-PF commissar castigates Bulawayo Provincial leadership

Nduduzo Tshuma, Political Editor THE violent scenes that rocked Davies Hall, the provincial headquarters of the ruling party Zanu-PF in Bulawayo on Sunday, should be condemned in the strongest terms. The offices resembled a war zone as some party youths engaged in altercations prompting the party leaders to call in …

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Gweru gets new mayor, Kombayi goes to court

Hamutendi Kombayi Patrick Chitumba/Mashudu Netsianda, Senior Reporters MDC-T Councillor Charles Chikozho was sworn in as the new Gweru mayor yesterday — the same day that his predecessor Mr Hamutendi Kombayi went to court challenging Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Cde Saviour Kasukuwere’s decision to fire him. Clr Chikozho …

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Residents blast BCC, Zinara over potholes

Thandeka Moyo, Chronicle reporter SCORES of angry residents yesterday  took to social media platforms to blast the Bulawayo City Council and the Zimbabwe National Road Authority (Zinara) for not fixing a pothole that caused an accident which killed 14 people from two families in the city on Wednesday night. The …

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Mutsvangwa ‘tries to hoodwink war vets’

Christopher Mutsvangwa Harare Bureau SOME rogue war veterans led by Mr Christopher Mutsvangwa have come under fire for trying to hoodwink innocent freedom fighters to attend an unsanctioned meeting, which they claimed had the blessing of war veterans’ patron, President Mugabe. However, it emerged the real objective of the meeting …

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Tsvangirai panics, accuses Govt of rigging 2018 polls

Morgan Tsvangirai Zvamaida Murwira, Harare Bureau SENSING election defeat, MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday pressed the panic button by alleging Government was already planning to rig the 2018 general elections by its decision to go it alone on the procurement of Biometric Voter Registration kits. Addressing journalists soon after …

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Kasukuwere calls for end to chaos rocking Byo Zanu-PF structures

Zanu-PF National Political Commissar who is also the Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Cde Saviour Kasukuwere (centre) addresses party members during the party’s Bulawayo provincial co-ordinating committee meeting at Davies Hall yesterday. Listening on the right is the Bulawayo Minister of State Affairs Cde Nomthandazo Eunice …

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#Zimbabwe President Mugabe Hires a Private Jet for US$1 Million to Singapore and Ghana While #Zimbabwe Hospitals Close Due to Lack of Medicine

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe last week splurged more than US$1 million when he chartered an ultra-luxurious Boeing 767-200 Extended Range aircraft to Singapore and Ghana at a time government is struggling to raise salaries for its civil servants as well as rescue flood victims, the Zimbabwe Independent can exclusively reveal. Elias …

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