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Zimbabwe: Zapu Dismisses Zanu-PF Defection Claims

ZAPU has dismissed as cheap propaganda, claims by Zanu PF that 28 of the former’s members have defected to the ruling party. Zanu PF Matabeleland South province Saturday reportedly welcomed 28 members of Zapu who were said to have followed in the footsteps of their provincial chairperson, Mike Masiye. Masiye …

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Zimbabwe: Vincent, Follet-Smith Makes Cut

By Takudzwa Chitsiga Zimbabwe’s professional golfers Scott Vincent and Ben Follet-Smith managed to maintain their composure to make the cut at the Magical Kenya Open and the Gauteng championship Presented by Betway respectively. Vincent, who is taking part in his third European Tour tournament, had a last round of two-under …

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Zimbabwe: An Emotional Send-Off for Anne Nhira

By Tafadzwa Zimoyo Hundreds of mourners including some cast members from the popular soap Studio 263 yesterday came out in their numbers in Manyame Park, Chitungwiza for Anne Nhira’s memorial service and burial. Anne, who died 11 days ago in South Africa after being mugged while coming from a prayer …

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Zimbabwe: Money Changers Camp Outside Shops

Daniel Nemukuyu, Thupeyo Muleya and Fungai Lupande Illegal money changers in Harare and other parts of the country are now hanging around and even inside supermarkets that might have a reasonable number of shoppers using foreign currency offering to pay a premium. They use their bank cards or Ecocash to …

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Zimbabwe: MPs Seek Rehabilitation On Country’s Century Old Suburbs

DZIVARASEKWA legislator Edwin Mushoriwa has moved a motion calling for the rehabilitation of old urban high-density suburbs in the country following over a century of their existence. These include Mbare, Highfield, Dzivaresekwa and Mufakose in Harare, Makokoba and Luveve in Bulawayo, Mucheke in Masvingo and Sakubva Mutare, among others. The …

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Zimbabwe: Garlic Boom for Zimbabwe

By Ishemunyoro Chingwere The country’s export promotion and development agency, ZimTrade, has secured funding for a capacity building program on the cultivation and certification of organic garlic whose demand has been soaring on the international market, the agency’s chief executive Mr Allan Majuru has said. Mr Majuru revealed this last …

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Zimbabwe: UFO Sighted in Chipinge

By Luthando Mapepa An Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) was spotted in Chipinge on Friday night sparking several theories. Residents told The Manica Post that the UFO moved fast downwards, exploding, sparking flames and falling with a huge thud, sending many people scampering for cover. “I heard the thundering sound at …

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Zimbabwe: Rise in GBV Cases Worrisome, Says Magistrate

By James Muonwa A CHINHOYI magistrate has raised concern over the prevalence of gender-based violence against women. Magistrate Tapiwa Banda was passing sentence against two men who were found guilty of abusing their spouses in two separate incidents. In the first case, Luckmore Zuze (42) of Longmead B farm, Chinhoyi …

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Zimbabwe: Inquiry Into Justice Ndewere’s Fitness to Hold Office Gets Underway

By Fidelis Munyoro The inquiry into the fitness of suspended High Court judge, Justice Erica Ndewere, to hold office is underway before a three-member tribunal led by retired judge Justice Simbi Mubako this morning, with her lawyers raising preliminary issues. She is denying the allegations of gross misconduct in the …

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Zimbabwe: Government Working On Safe Return of Schools Sport

Youth, Sport, Arts, and Recreation Minister Kirsty Coventry says they are still working on modalities on how schools sport can return safely under the medium and high-risk category. Already schools sport for the low-risk sport has been given the green light to resume. But the Minister feels the stakes are …

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