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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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Benhura to Get Honorary Doctorate

By Tafadzwa Zimoyo World renowned stone sculptor Dominic Benhura will on Friday be honoured with a doctorate degree in Culture and Heritage by the Women’s University. A self-taught sculptor, Benhura (51), started carving stones at the tender age of 12. He is famous around the world for his signature motion …

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Police helmets case: Suspects granted bail

HARARE magistrate Learmore Mapiye yesterday granted $100 bail to each of the 10 informal traders, who were severely assaulted by the police in an incident which later led to the passing on of one of them while in prison custody. BY HARRIET CHIKANDIWA/ NHAU MANGIRAZI Hilton Tamangani, a 29-year-old Chitungwiza …

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Zim’s first mbanje plant gets growing

Sifelani Tsiko Agric, Environment & Innovations Editor Zimbabwe has planted its first legal hemp crop after it took steps in 2018 to decriminalise cannabis by adopting legalisation policies to tap into the opportunities that exist in this multi-billion dollar industry. The Zimbabwe Industrial Hemp Trust (ZIHT) and British firm Eco …

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Mourinho taunts Jurgen Klopp

LONDON. — Jose Mourinho claims Manchester United’s tactics skewered Liverpool as he bizarrely claimed Jurgen Klopp “liked meat but got fish”. Kop boss Klopp certainly looked crabby as VAR decisions went against his English Premier League football leaders in Sunday’s 1-1 draw at Old Trafford. But former United boss Mourinho …

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No to Subversion – Mnangagwa Dismisses Elections ‘Sabbath’

By Leopold Munhende President Emmerson Mnangagwa has refused to entertain talk of a seven year election Sabbath suggested by the Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denominations (ZHOCD), arguing his electoral victory last year was free, transparent and credible. Mnangagwa, whose election victory continues to be dismissed by the country’s main opposition …

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Reduced Fuel Imports Saves Zim $102 Million

By Alois Vinga ZIMBABWE’s fuel import bill has gone down by US$102 million, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has said in its latest monthly review. The reduction according to the central bank signifies the commodity’s reduced consumption attributed to a sharp decline in fuel. “Merchandise imports registered a decline of …

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Scores expected to throng PE talent-scouting programme

Sports Reporter SCORES of footballers, driven by the ambition to probably trace the footsteps of Marvelous Nakamba, are expected to converge at Prince Edward School this morning. It’s the first of two days of an ambitious scouting mission by an international cast of scouts. Dubbed “The World’s Biggest Scouting Event”, …

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