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Zimbabwe Survives By Exiling People to South Africa

South Africa parrots Zanu-PF’s fiction that all Zimbabwe’s ills can be blamed on the West, while doing its northern counterpart a favour by absorbing desperately poor refugees from across the Limpopo. First published in the Daily Maverick 168 weekly newspaper. Zanu-PF has outsourced the responsibility of looking after its people …

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Airlink Jets in As Airlines Take Fresh Hit

REGIONAL airline, Airlink, is expected to run its maiden Cape Town – Harare flight tomorrow, defying an intensifying health scare provoked by a second wave of the Covid-19 scourge in Zimbabwe and South Africa, where airlines have taken a fresh hit. The airline, which already operates frequencies between Cape Town …

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No Hope for Local Football Return

THOSE who are dreaming of Zimbabwean football’s return to the field any time soon will have to continue dreaming until probably deeper into the year or even next year. In fact, events on the ground are plain enough to see that it would be a miracle for football to be …

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Army-Linked Anjin Grabs Richest Diamond Claim

An army-linked miner, Anjin Investments (Pvt) Ltd, grabbed the most lucrative diamond claim in Marange from a firm owned by the government after being relicensed under unclear circumstances, it has emerged. Investigations carried out with support from Information for Development Trust, a non-profit organisation helping journalists to expose corruption and …

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Makoni Central MP Hits Back At MDC Alliance Over Funeral Brawl

Member of Parliament for Makoni central, David Tekeshe who was attacked by a group of hoodlums at the funeral wake of a deceased member, says the MDC Alliance is confirming its violent streak. This comes after Tekeshe was violently disrupted from giving a condolence speech at the graveside of Energy …

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‘Arbitrary Arrests Spell Doom for 2021 Human Rights Situation

The continued arrest of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s critics has raised the ire of human rights organisations who say this continued trend spells doom for the 2021 human rights picture in Zimbabwe. Human rights organisations and critics allege that the government wants to intimidate and silence opposition members and gag the …

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Jacob Mafume Granted Bail

Harare Mayor Jacob Mafume has been granted ZWL$40 000 bail after being behind bars since 11 December 2020 for allegedly trying to bribe a witness in his court case. According to his defense team, Mafume was reportedly ill and in need of medical attention while in prison. His lawyers argued …

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Mugabe Business Empire Crumbles

The late former president Robert Mugabe’s business empire has crumpled amid revelations that Gushungo Dairy Estate is being leased to a company linked to a millionaire businessman. A once thriving chicken and pig enterprise at the former Zimbabwe’s strongman Zvimba home, has also collapsed. Details obtained this week indicate that …

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Lockdown Closures Clear Border Mess

SANITY has returned to Beitbridge Border Post following the closure of the busy facility under fresh Covid-19 control measures by both South Africa and Zimbabwe. The high mobility across the border has been cited as a Covid-19 super-spreader. The situation worsened during the festive season when the port, the region’s …

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