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EcoCash Subscriptions Take 6 Percent Knock Due to Tough Policy

CASSAVA Smartech Zimbabwe Limited (CSZL), a holding company for Ecocash, says strict national policies targeting mobile money platforms have contributed towards the decline of the group’s life business. Presenting a trading update for the period ended November 30 2020, CSZL chairman, Charmaine Daniels attributed the decline in the group’s life …

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Poll Partner Demands Share of Govt Funds From MDC-T

OPPOSITION political outfit, ZimPF has written to newly elected MDC-T president, Douglas Mwonzora demanding a portion of the $7.5 million paid out by government under the Political Parties Finance Act (PPFA). Last year, the government extended the payment to the then Thokozani Khupe led faction of the main MDC opposition, …

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Chikwinya Blasts Mnangagwa Over Blind Imposition of Lockdown

OUTSPOKEN MDC Alliance legislator Settlement Chikwinya has hit out at the Emmerson Mnangagwa led government over a patently blind imposition of a national lockdown without close consideration of the country’s unique circumstances. In a blunt condemnation of the Harare administration’s controversial handling of the Covid-19 crisis, the Kwekwe lawmaker also …

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Rains Leave Trail of Destruction in Chivi

Heavy rains have spawned a humanitarian crisis in Chivi where homes and infrastructure such as bridges have been destroyed across the district over the past week. Chivi is one of the districts that has been at the receiving end of incessant rains over the past two weeks culminating in the …

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Covid-19 Claims Mutare Town Clerk

Mayor, Councilor Blessing Tandi, has revealed that deceased city Town Clerk Joshua Maligwa, who died yesterday afternoon, succumbed to the Coronavirus (Covid-19). In a message to the city, Tandi described the passing on of Mutare’s chief accounting officer as a huge blow in view of the tremendous progress the late …

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Covid-19 Claims Mutare Town Clerk

Mayor, Councilor Blessing Tandi, has revealed that deceased city Town Clerk Joshua Maligwa, who died yesterday afternoon, succumbed to the Coronavirus (Covid-19). In a message to the city, Tandi described the passing on of Mutare’s chief accounting officer as a huge blow in view of the tremendous progress the late …

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Machakaire Weighs in On DJ Fantan, Levels Jail Sentence

Youths, Sports Art and Recreation deputy Minister Tinoda Machakaire has weighed in on Chillspot managers DJ Fantan and Levels who were sentenced to six month in jail on Wednesday morning. The two were jailed for breaching COVID-19 lockdown rules. Machakaire said though they could not change the law, he wished …

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I Wished for a Lenient Sentence On Fantan, Levels – Machakaire

Deputy arts minister, Tinoda Machakaire expressing disappointment over the sentencing of Zimdancehall producers and promoter DJ Fantan, Levels and Dhama to an effective six months in prison by Harare provincial magistrate Vongai Guwuriro. The trio pleaded guilty to breaching COVID-19 lockdown regulations when they organized a musical gig attended by …

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12 Months Imprisonment for ZimDancehall Trio

Harare Magistrate Vongai Muchuchuti has sentenced three Zimdancehall music promoters and producer DJ Fantan, DJ Levels and Dammer to 12 months in prison after being convicted of breaching COVID-19 lockdown regulations. Muchuchuti halved the trio’s sentence on the grounds that they did not wasting the court’s time by pleading guilty …

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DJ Fantan, Dammer, Levels Jailed 12 Months Each

Popular Zimdancehall producer DJ Fantan and industry colleagues Dammer and Levels have each been handed 12-month jail sentences after they were found guilty for violating the country’s Covid-19 lockdown regulations through organising a New Year’s Eve bash that was attended by thousands of youths at Mbare’s Matapi flats in Harare. …

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