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Zimbabwe: Furore as American Hunter Kills Another Iconic Lion

ANOTHER iconic male lion was killed by an American hunter using a bow and arrow in the giant Hwange National Park, sparking global outrage. The lion, named Mopane, was killed last week outside the protected area of Hwange National Park, causing outrage and spurring recollections of Cecil the lion – …

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Zimbabwe: Shrine Death – Cops Hunt for Girl’s Grave

By Cletus Mushanawani Mutare — The death of a married 14-year-old Johanne Marange Apostolic Church girl during childbirth at the church’s shrine in Marange, and the location of her grave, are now subjects of a police investigation that could result in prosecutions. While everyone involved agrees that the girl, Memory …

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Zimbabwe: Drug Dealer in Court for Murder

By Nyore Madzianike A suspected Ruwa drug dealer, who is also involved in the transport business, appeared in court yesterday facing allegations of fatally assaulting at his house and in a car a suspected thief whom he was interrogating over the loss of crystal meth (mutoriro), US$400 and other valuables. …

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Zimbabwe: Heroine Ngwenya Epitome of Humility

By Zvamaida Murwira and Joseph Madzimure The late national heroine Cde Jane Lungile Ngwenya was buried yesterday at the National Heroes Acre with friends and relatives describing her as an epitome of humility. President Mnangagwa, who presided over the ceremony, presented Cde Ngwenya’s son Shingirayi with the Grand Commander of …

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Zimbabwe Exceeds 3 Million Doses

In another milestone in the national vaccination programme, Zimbabwe gave its three millionth dose on Wednesday, just 20 days after the two millionth dose on 22 July. On Wednesday, the Covid-19 vaccination teams administered 20 628 first doses and 23 154 second doses, a total of 43 782 doses. That, …

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Zimbabwe: ‘Ngwenya’s Legacy Gives Voice to Gender Equality’

By Zvamaida Murwira Late national heroine Cde Jane Lungile Ngwenya left a rich legacy to guide gender parity discourse for the empowerment of women as part of her unparalleled contribution to the country, President Mnangagwa said yesterday at her funeral at the National Heroes Acre. Cde Ngwenya died at Mater …

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Zimbabwe: Minors Bill Subject to Public Hearing

The Guardianship of Minors Amendment Bill, which seeks to give both parents equal rights to a child, will be subjected to a public hearing for the second day running today to allow stakeholders to give their views on the proposed law. Several radio programmes were lined up for Thursday and …

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Zimbabwe: Four Zion Apostolic Church Members Perish in Horror Crash

FOUR members of the Zion Apostolic Church who were coming from an all night prayer died on the spot when the vehicle they were travelling in crashed on a road leading to a disused mine at Buchwa Mountain in Mberengwa. Midlands Provincial police spokesperson Emmanuel Mahoko said police in Zvishavane …

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Zimbabwe: Police Faces U.S.$38 Million Lawsuit

THE Zimbabwe Republic Police is being sued for $38 million by Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) who allege they were unlawfully arrested three years ago. Summons filed at Mutare High Court show that a total of 19 ZCTU leaders were unlawfully arrested on October 11, 2018 at their offices …

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Zimbabwe: Govt Warns Apostolic Sects Against Child Marriages

By Kenneth Matimaire IN a rare move, government has warned apostolic religious sects against arranging and engaging in child sexual abuses under the guise of marriages. The stern warning was issued by the minister of Women Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprises Development, Sithembiso Nyoni. Nyoni was making her keynote …

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