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2020 year of fighting slavery: ZCTU

BY BLESSED MHLANGA THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has resolved to mount peaceful resistance against poor salaries and skyrocketing cost of living which have reduced their members to “slaves”. In a message to workers, the labour body’s president Peter Mutasa said 2020 will be a year of mounting …

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Court overturns Mliswa defamation victory

BY CHARLES LAITON HIGH Court judge Justice Helena Charewa has overturned a default judgment that had been entered in favour of Norton MP, Temba Mliswa against Zanu PF Chivi South Constituency MP, Killer Zivhu’s $1 million defamation claim. Mliswa had earlier scored a victory when a default judgment was entered …

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AFM congregants clash in Marondera

BY JAIROS SAUNYAMA Scores of Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) church worshippers in Marondera were yesterday left stranded after rival factions clashed over premise ownership, resulting in police being called to quell the violence. When NewsDay arrived at Divine Truth Revival Centre (DTRC) assembly in Cherima high-density suburb, the two belligerent …

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High Court stays ex-ZPC boss’ US$10k bribe trial

BY CHARLES LAITON FORMER Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) board chairperson Stanley Kazhanje’s second trial over a US$10 000 bribe by businessman Wicknell Chivayo’s company, Intratek Zimbabwe, has been stayed by the High Court pending determination of his application for review. The former power utility boss was in October last year …

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WCOZ urges more women to participate in 2023 polls

BY KENNETH NYANGANI THE Women Coalition of Zimbabwe (WCOZ) has intensified its campaign for more women to participate in political processes. This was revealed at a WCOZ public meeting in Mutare recently, which sought to raise awareness on section 56 of the Constitution and discuss the 50/50 agenda. WCOZ Manicaland …

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