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AfDB avails $3,5m sanitation equipment

Minister Muchinguri-Kashiri Innocent Ruwende Senior Reporter Government yesterday received sewer cleaning vehicles, domestic and commercial water meters and other associated equipment worth more than $3,5 million from the Zimbabwe Multi Donor Trust Fund. The Trust Fund is embarking on the second phase of its Water and Sanitation Programme in Zimbabwe. The phase will …

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Acting President Mnangagwa meets Iran envoy

Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa Felex Share Senior Reporter The outstanding political relations between Zimbabwe and Iran should lay the foundation for strong trade and economic cooperation between the two countries, the Iranian envoy has said. Speaking after meeting Acting President Emmerson Mnangagwa at his Munhumutapa offices yesterday, Iranian ambassador to Zimbabwe Mr …

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All set for hero Chidyausiku burial

Minister of State for Harare Metropolitan Province Miriam Chikukwa addresses zanu-pf Harare provincial executive, war collaborators and war veterans associations yesterday Nyemudzai Kakore Herald Correspondent Preparations for the burial of Retired Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku at the National Heroes Acre tomorrow are now complete, with transport and other logistics already in …

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Govt to abolish dual citizenship

Registrar-General Tobaiwa Mudede Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter— Government will not seek to re-align the Citizenship Act with the new Constitution, but will instead move for the amendment of the supreme law to abolish provisions allowing dual citizenship. This was said by Registrar-General Tobaiwa Mudede while making a presentation on the Constitution and …

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Murinye chieftainship wrangle rages on

The Murinye chieftainship wrangle in Masvingo involving two brothers is far from over, with the elder brother now seeking Government intervention. Milton and Ephias Munodawafa, from Chibwe area under Chief Murinye, had their dispute spill to the High Court six years ago. Milton wanted an order declaring that the customary laws of …

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Chiredzi under probe

Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Saviour Kasukuwere has redeployed a three-member team of investigators to probe corruption allegations against Chiredzi Town Council. Minister Kasukuwere confirmed the development in an interview, but directed questions to Principal Director Urban Local Authorities in the Ministry, Ms Erica Johns. “Yes, the ministry …

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Unscrupulous businesspeople fleece Gokwe farmers

Unscrupulous businesspeople are fleecing Gokwe farmers by offering non-viable prices for cattle, justifying their actions by saying the area is prone to Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD). This came out at a meeting held in the Defe Mutendi area of Gokwe on Wednesday. Gokwe provincial veterinary officer Dr Daniel Hove said the …

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Prophet predicts new Zim leader

HARARE – There is gnashing of teeth among Zanu PF’s superstitious bigwigs who are engaged in a deadly dogfight to succeed President Robert Mugabe — after revered prophet, Madzibaba Wimbo, apparently completely ruled out any of them taking over from the wily, but increasingly frail nonagenarian. Well-placed sources told the …

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Zimbabweans back opposition coalition

HARARE – Zanu PF followers, together with nearly half of adult Zimbabweans, believe that a grand opposition coalition led by MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai has a good chance of unseating the ruling party in next year’s watershed elections. According to the latest survey findings of by think tank Afrobarometer, the …

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