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Government rejects Town Clerk candidates

Abel Zhakata Senior Reporter MUTARE City Council will next week re-advertise the vacant Town Clerk’s job after the Local Government Board rejected two of the leading shortlisted candidates as unfit to occupy the demanding position. Mayor Councillor Tatenda Nhamarare revealed this week that the local authority decided to re-advertise the post as there was no way they could settle for the

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Toddler crushed to death

Rusape Correspondent A ONE-year-old toddler was crushed to death by a Lobels Bread delivery truck after she crawled underneath the vehicle unnoticed as her father and the driver were having a conversation following a delivery. Without checking underneath his vehicle as per guidelines in the Highway Code, the truck driver drove his vehicle, crushing the baby in the process. The

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Teacher rapes mental patient

Lovemore Kadzura Rusape Correspondent A NYAZURA Mathematics private tutor who allegedly raped a mentally challenged 12-year-old girl has been hauled before the courts over the sexual abuse. The 23-year-old teacher, Isaac Mtetwa, of Dekeya Village under Chief Makoni is being represented by Rusape lawyer, Mr Maxwell Chiwanza of Chiwanza and Associates. He pleaded not guilty to the offence. Rusape district public

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Pundits speak on Warriors Afcon draw

Ray Bande Senior Sports Reporter FACING three of the best four teams on the continent in what many have called the Afcon 2016 Group of Death could eventually work in Warriors’ favour when the continental soccer showpiece gets underway in Ganon next year, pundits believe. The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) finals draw that took place yesterday in Libreville, Gabon

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FUEL TANKER CATCHES FIRE

The driver of a fuel tanker escaped death by a whisker last Saturday afternoon when the vehicle, carrying an estimated 60 000 litres of fuel exploded into a huge ball of fire just after the Rusape tollgate along the Mutare-Harare highway. The shaken driver who was heading to Harare told eyewitnesses that he stopped the tanker after he felt unusual heat

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Mutare Council to re-advertise vacant Town Clerk’s post

MUTARE City Council will soon re-advertise the vacant Town Clerk’s post after the Local Government Board rejected shortlisted candidates that were forwarded to Government for consideration. Mayor, Councillor Tatenda Nhamarare told Diamond FM News that the local authority will start afresh to look for a suitable candidate. He said Government rejected the shortlisted candidates because they lacked senior managerial experience

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Cops, robbers exchange gun fire

Car tracking system located the gang Abel Zhakata Senior Reporter MUREHWA Business Centre was last week turned into a battle ground following a shoot-out between three cheeky armed robbery suspects and a crack team of detectives from Mutare Central Police Station who had tracked them from Mutare over a spate of robberies they had committed in the eastern border city. Detectives

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Dokora furious over Nyazura national pledge boob

Samuel Kadungure Senior Reporter MINISTER of Primary and Secondary Education, Dr Lazurus Dokora, vented his anger at Nyazura Adventist High School for willfully not reciting the national pledge at its Speech and Prize Giving Day last Sunday. Cde Tabetha Kanengoni-Malinga, Minister of State in Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko’s Office represented Cde Mphoko, who is also a member of the SDA. Dr Dokora,

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