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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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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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