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Zanu PF supporter hangs self using ‘Mnangagwa scarf’

ZANU PF leader Emmerson Mnangagwa’s trademark scarf became an instrument of death after a 29-year-old Chinhoyi man used it to hang himself following a domestic dispute. BY NUNURAI JENA Mathingson Gandawa, who was a staunch Zanu PF supporter, allegedly hanged himself at his home in White City suburb after a …

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MDC Alliance candidate challenges results

LOSING MDC Alliance candidate for Chimanimani West Constituency, Canaan Matiashe has filed a petition at the High Court in Mutare challenging Zanu PF candidate Nokhutula Matsikenyeri’s narrow victory in the just-ended polls, where he alleged massive vote-buying and intimidation by the latter. BY KENNETH NYANGANI Matiashe, through his lawyer Chris …

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Mental patient goes berserk, kills 2

A 28-YEAR-OLD suspected mental patient from Chief Neshangwe’s area in Chikomba went berserk before killing his uncle and aunt using an ox yoke on Saturday. BY JAIROS SAUNYAMA Learnmore Chikunguwo was arrested in Wedza after fleeing from the scene following the murder of his uncle, Edward Chikunguwo (53) and his …

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Abuse power, you are fired: Matanga

ZIMBABWE Republic Police (ZRP) Commissioner-General Godwin Matanga (pictured) has warned recently promoted police officers against abusing their newly acquired power and influence, saying they will be dismissed from the force. BY Jairos Saunyama In a speech read for him by Officer Commanding Mashonaland East Province, Senior Assistant Commissioner Abigail Moyo …

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37 Eye Director-General’s Post

As the Sport and Recreation Commission continue their search for a substantive director-general, they have indicated they are hoping to have the interviews this week with 37 applicants vying for the job. The Sports Commission advertised for the job last month, for the third time, having done so twice last …

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Tackling Electoral Violence in Zimbabwe

By Sharon Hofisi Without doubt, July 30 2018 will have a profound impact on Zimbabwe’s path to economic growth, social cohesion, political stability and an entrenched culture of constitutionalism. Today I would like to emphasise on the need to shun electoral violence in all its forms. The act of terror …

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No Scheduled Hwange Rally – Charamba

President Mnangagwa was never slotted to address a rally in Hwange yesterday, Secretary for Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Mr George Charamba has said. “The President was never slotted to address a rally in Hwange today. He went in to simply ground break for Hwange 7 and 8 and then …

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Community knowledge greater than individual expertise

Charles Dhewa Correspondent While it is true that community knowledge is broader and deeper, most African farming communities hesitate to make decisions without consulting an extension officer. The need to cross-check and verify facts through an extension officer can be counter-productive if it causes farmers to stop experimenting and learning …

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Door Still Open for Taylor and Company

By Eddie Chikamhi Zimbabwe cricket selectors yesterday said the door is still open for senior players, including former captains Brendan Taylor and Graeme Cremer, who will not be part of the national team for the upcoming T20I triangular featuring Pakistan and Australia starting next week. Convenor of selectors Walter Chawaguta …

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Guyo, Mujuru on Trial in South Africa

Aces Youth Academy prodigy Nicholas Guyo, who is currently on the books of giants CAPS United, has left the country for trials in South Africa. Guyo and academy teammate Colin Mujuru are trying their luck with First National Division side Ubuntu Cape Town FC. One of the academy’s founders and …

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