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Zimbabwe: ‘Zanu-PF Won’t Concede Electoral Defeat to Dodge Jail for Looting, Rights Violations’

ZANU PF will not concede to any electoral defeat as it fears being held to account for widespread human rights violations it is accused of committing over the past four decades. The claim was made this week by top academic Tony Reeler in an opinion piece on the rising political …

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Zimbabwe: Pirate Taxi Drivers, Touts ‘Celebrate’ Death of First Lady Convoy Biker

By James Muonwa Police at the Chinhoyi Traffic Section are reported to have Wednesday arrested hordes of pirate taxi drivers and touts for celebrating the death of an escort motorbike rider on Easter Friday. Sergeant Freddy Chipato, an escort motorbike outrider, was on traffic clearance duties to pave way for …

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Zimbabwe: Warriors Move Five Places Up in FIFA Rankings

ZIMBABWE’S Warriors have remained outside the top 100 despite making huge strides by establishing themselves as one of the best performing teams in the region in recent years following their third successive qualification for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament. The Warriors climbed five places up the global rankings …

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Zimbabwe: ‘Dispel Covid-19 Vaccination Myths’ – Doctors Urge Govt

By Alois Vinga THE ZIMBABWE Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) has called on the government to scale up public campaigns which demystify the current myths associated with the Covid-19 vaccine uptake. In a statement to mark the World Health Day, the doctors group noted the low uptake of …

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Zimbabwe: Tobacco Selling Season Kicks Off Today

By Elita Chikwati The new tobacco selling season kicks off today with the opening ceremony this morning at the Tobacco Sales Floor in Harare and with contract sales opening tomorrow. The Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has licensed the three traditional auction floors in Harare: Boka Tobacco Floors, Tobacco …

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Zimbabwe: Tobacco Season Commences

The 2021 tobacco selling season has started. Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Resettlement Minister Dr Anxious Masuka officially opened the season. The first bale was sold at US4,30 per kilogramme. Minister Masuka said he expected prices to firm as the season progressed.

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Zimbabwe: Another Roads Levy Not Welcome in Harare

DOCUMENT The Combined Harare Residents Association is calling all residents of Harare and motorists to resist machinations of the introduction of a roads levy by the City of Harare. The move comes at a time when ZINARA has totally failed to use vehicle licensing and toll gate fees in road …

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Zimbabwe: Mliswa Concourt Referral Request Ruling Set for April 13

By Mary Taruvinga Norton legislator Temba Mliswa will have to wait for a full week to know the outcome of an application he placed before a Harare magistrates’ court seeking referral of his case to the Constitutional Court. Ruling will be delivered on April 13. The controversial lawmaker is accused …

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Zimbabwe: Constitutional Amendment (No.1) Bill Sails Through Senate

By Anna Chibamu President Emmerson Mnangagwa is set to sign Constitutional Amendment No. 1 Bill into an Act after it sailed through Senate on Tuesday by 70 votes to one. The rescheduling of the vote follows the Constitutional Court application for an extension to regularise the Amendment after it was …

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Zimbabwe: MDC Youths Slam Swift Jailing of Party Activist While ED Allies Walk Free

By Leopold Munhende MDC Alliance youths have blasted the swift trial and jailing of party activist and pro-democracy campaigner Makomborero Haruzivishe by a Harare court while several corruption accused top Zanu-PF officials and allies still walked free. Haruzivishe, an MDC youth assembly member, was last week convicted of inciting public …

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