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Citizens uninspired by new money

MOST Zimbabweans feel the new currency which will start circulating today will not change anything as long as government has not implemented economic and political reforms to generate market confidence. BY EVERSON MUSHAVA The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) is today introducing $5 and $2 notes, as well as the …

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Machete wars claim 105 lives: Report

SINCE August this year 105 people have died in machete wars, while hundreds others were injured by Zanu PF-linked terror groups that have terrorised the country’s gold-rich sites committing heinous crimes claiming immunity because of their government and ruling party links, NewsDay has learnt. By Brenna Matendere In its October …

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UK lures fired Zim doctors

BRITISH Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised to fast-track his country’s National Health Services (NHS) visas to make it easier for overseas doctors and nurses to work in the UK — a move likely to throw Zimbabwe’s public health sector into unprecedented crisis in the wake of government’s protracted dispute …

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Power outages snuff out small businesses

BY PHILLIP CHIDAVAENZI IF he had still been a bachelor, Alex Mhapare would have packed his bags and left — and perhaps gone back to “squat” with his elderly parents in Chitungwiza, or to settle in their rural home in Mt Darwin where life seemed simpler. But the 28-year-old father …

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Mbire lion killers convicted, jailed

TWO Mbire men who snared and killed a lioness and a warthog worth US$22 000 in Mushumbi Pools were on Friday last week jailed to 17 months each by Guruve magistrate Shingirai Mutiro. BY SIMBARASHE SITHOLE Clement Hwata (22) and Lameck Kataura (20) both from Chiwapura Village, Mushumbi Pools had …

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GBV victims continue to suffer in silence

BLOODIED pictures of Catherine Pamuchigere that went viral on social media last Wednesday have outraged many citizens who have called for sterner measures against perpetrators of gender-based violence (GBV). BY PHYLLIS MBANJE Catherine was reportedly bashed by her former husband, Livieson. “This is the man who has been abusing me …

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Break-in at Chamisa lawyer’s home

OPPOSITION MDC leader Nelson Chamisa’s lawyer Advocate Thabani Mpofu has described a break-in at his Harare home on Wednesday last week as “suspicious”, but vowed that the incident would not cow him into silence. Mpofu, who represented Chamisa in his 2018 presidential election petition at the Constitutional Court, said the …

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Baz Challenged to Open Electronic Media Space

By Farirai Machivenyika The new Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe board should expedite the opening up of the electronic media space in the country and ensure citizens enjoy their rights as enshrined in the Constitution. This was said by Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa at an induction workshop …

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New Baz Board Should Promote Zim Rulers’ Interests – Mutodi

By Leopold Munhende Deputy Information Minister, Energy Mutodi has urged newly appointed Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) board members also comprising war veterans to promote the interests of the country’s governing authorities he said represented the aspirations of ordinary Zimbabweans. The controversial top government official was speaking during the board’s …

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