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Ex-State House Director Sweats for Bail

By Prosper Dembedza Former principal director of State Residences in the Office of the President and Cabinet, Douglas Tapfuma’s bid for freedom hit a brick wall yesterday after Harare Provincial magistrate Mr Hosea Mujaya dismissed his application for bail on the basis that there had been no changes to circumstances …

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Zimbabwe’s (Non) Human Rights Are Under UN Scrutiny

ANALYSIS As Zimbabwe suffers a renewed police clampdown, the UN has sent a top official to the country to ‘assess the country’s achievements and challenges in relation to the exercise of the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association’. Clement Nyaletossi Voule was appointed the UN Special Rapporteur …

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President Mugabe’s Death and My Zimbabwe File

By Elwood Dunn News of the recent death at age 95 of former Zimbabwean President Robert G. Mugabe led me to my Zimbabwe file. You see, I (and delegation) served as the first special envoy of Liberia to incoming Prime Minister Mugabe in early April 1980. As history turned, mine …

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Men, Women Equally Affected By Infertility – First Lady

By Fadzai Ndangana Angel of Hope in collaboration with Merk Foundation are working hand in glove to break barriers and fight stigma on issues of fertility in both men and women in Zimbabwe under the “Much more than a Mother” project emphasizing the need for a paradigm shift from the …

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Chief Zvimba Blasts Zhuwao

By Heather Charema Chief Zvimba has blasted some relatives of former President Robert Mugabe who are trying to politicise his burial while tainting President Mnangagwa’s name Speaking to The Herald on the sidelines of a farewell ceremony at Murombedzi Growth Point yesterday, Chief Zvimba said the former President was not …

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Judge Orders Police, Minister to Release Seized SA-Registered Car

A High Court judge has ordered government and the police to release within seven days, a South African-registered vehicle they seized in Harare from one Jeffrey Hondo Gwisai while claiming it had been stolen from the neighbouring country. The order was directed at the Home Affairs Minister, the Police Commissioner …

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New HIV Infections Fall

By Sallomy Matare The country has recorded a 27 and 9 percent decline in new HIV infections among children and adults respectively in the past three years, Secretary for Health and Child Care Dr Agnes Mahomva said yesterday. In a speech read on her behalf by the Principal Director (Preventive …

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18 More Counts for Ex-ZBC Bosses

By Geraldine Zaranyika Former Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) chief executive Patrick Mavhura and ex-head finance, administration and human resources manager Benenia Shumba are likely to be charged with 18 more cases involving corruption, a court heard yesterday. This was said by the investigating officer handling the pair’s criminal abuse of …

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