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Zim faces mealie-meal shortage

BY EVERSON MUSHAVA ZIMBABWE faces mealie-meal shortages after government cut maize supplies to local millers by 40% citing funding constraints. Millers get maize from the Grain Marketing Board (GMB) although government has relaxed regulations after the scale of maize requirements became clear following a drought that left seven million people, …

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All set for Zimpapers Cancer Power Walk

By Rudo Muchedzi Zimpapers, in partnership with Island Hospice and Healthcare, is inviting Zimbabweans from all walks of life to this year’s edition of the Annual Cancer Power Walk scheduled to take place concurrently in Harare, Bulawayo, Kariba and Mutare this Saturday. The initiative, which traditionally features a five-kilometre walk, …

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Mohadi, Ex-Wife Battle Rages On

By Mary Taruvinga Vice President Kembo Mohadi has approached the High Court seeking condonation after he failed to respond to his ex-wife Tambudzani’s application in which she was seeking reversal of a ruling granting him a protection order. Through his lawyer, Mohadi said he would have responded on time but …

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Time for govt to walk the talk on transparency, communities

ANCHORED on public pre-budget consultations, the process to formulate the 2020 National Budget Statement is underway. Public participation during budget formulation is fundamental. Citizens and civil society must grab the opportunity to influence how public revenues are generated and allocated to address the stubborn challenges posed by inequality and poverty. …

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Pressure for Cabinet Reshuffle Mounts

By Andrew Kunambura President Emmerson Mnangagwa (pictured) is facing enormous pressure from senior Zanu PF officials and the military to reshuffle cabinet and fire some senior government officials for failing to stem the economic crisis, the Zimbabwe Independent can report. He is also under pressure to reshuffle the Office of …

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Prosecutor General Hodzi Goes After Mzembi

By Mary Taruvinga Prosecutor-General (PG) Kumbirai Hodzi has approached the High Court seeking an order to have former Tourism Minister, Walter Mzembi’s top-of-the-range vehicle forfeited. Hodzi made an application for civil forfeiture also targeted at former tourism ministry secretary, Margaret Sangaree and other top officials in the same ministry, Susana …

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Govt red tape frustrates Russian investors — envoy

By Kudakwashe Mugari Zimbabwe has potential to lure more Russian investors if it eradicates bureaucracy, Harare’s representative in Moscow Ambassador Major-General Mike Sango (Rtd) has said. Speaking in an interview with The Herald here yesterday, Zimbabwe’s Ambassador to the Russian Federation Major-General Sango (Rtd) said more Russian companies were willing …

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