Category Archives: National

Tsvangirai no longer Zanu PF target: Mujuru

Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) leader, Joice Mujuru yesterday said her party had become the latest target of President Robert Mugabe’s violent campaign and the ruling party’s nemesis, Morgan Tsvangirai’s MDC-T was enjoying a rare reprieve. BY TATENDA CHITAGU Zimbabwe People First leader Joice Mujuru In a final throw of the dice to drum up support for her party candidate, Kudakwashe

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’Gukurahundi‘ clashes loom

PRESSURE group, Ibhetshu LikaZulu, is set to clash with authorities after announcing that it will lead commemorations to mark Gukurahundi State-sponsored atrocities in the country’s western regions. By KHANYILE MLOTSHWA Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa The lobby group said it will hold a service to narrow the beginning of the Gukurahundi atrocities in January 1983 and console the surviving victims of

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Botswana dumps Gambia’s Jammeh

Press release by the Botswana government. Following Mr. Yahya Jammeh’s refusal to hand over power to the President-elect Adama Barrow, in accordance with the expressed will of the Gambian people, the Government of Botswana announces that it will no longer recognise Mr. Jammeh as the President of Gambia, together with his Government. This decision which takes effect immediately is consistent

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Video: Mbare Musika, a typhoid hotspot

NewsDay in 30 seconds takes its lenses to Mbare Musika, where a combination of inadequate service delivery, poor drainage systems and incessant rains have resulted in the country’s biggest marketplace turning into a hotspot for typhoid and other water-borne diseases. While the Health ministry has condemned Mbare, and Harare City Council has expressed its concerns, there seems to be no

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Parliament summons Potraz

THE Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Information Communication Technology (ICT) has summoned the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) and mobile network operators to appear before it next week to explain issues to do with tariff increases. BY VENERANDA LANGA MDC-T vice-president Nelson Chamisa ICT minister Supa Mandiwanzira was last week involved in a slanging match with Econet following

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Eviction notices for Mugabe’s envoys

DIPLOMATS at Zimbabwe’s 45 foreign missions might soon find themselves homeless, as they have been issued with eviction notices over rental arrears amounting to $7 million. BY VENERANDA LANGA Kindness Paradza This was revealed by Foreign Affairs ministry secretary, Joey Bimha on Monday, when he appeared before the Kindness Paradza-led Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Foreign Affairs to speak on his

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Harare launches blitz on vendors

HARARE City Council yesterday finally launched its blitz on vendors as part of a plan to deal with recurring water-borne disease outbreaks in the capital. Munesu Nyakudya Harare City Council Municipal police officers roped in members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police and raided undesignated vending sites in the city. Council spokesperson, Michael Chideme yesterday said the operation would continue today.

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