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Four suspected illegal vendors appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Court on Monday facing public violence charges after they were arrested during a protest against their removal from the streets. ...

ZIMBABWE is projecting a balanced budget in 2020 on the back of fiscal consolidation and rigorous monitoring of the implementation of allocated resources, a 2018 budget strategy paper has shown. ...

MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai is seeking a rescission of judgment in a matter in which he was ordered to pay $50 000 plus a Nissan NP300 to Moreprecision Muzadzi for consultancy services rendered to the former Prime Minister prior to the 2013 general elections. ...

MEMBERS of Parliament across the political divide yesterday demanded decent remuneration commensurate with their status in society, arguing their salaries made them too poor to declare their assets as stipulated in the new code of conduct and ethics which they are currently discussing. ...

PENSIONERS have called on government to conduct a forensic audit on the operations of the Clothing Industry Pension Fund (CIPF), amid concerns that the fund was being abused. ...

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe flew out to Uruguay, while his Zanu PF party youths are in Russia, both using Air Zimbabwe’s long-haul planes, leaving the national flag carrier with only one aircraft that sources said is not working. ...

OPPOSITION MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai finally met with his deputy Thokozani Khupe, party chairman Lovemore Moyo and organising secretary Abednico Bhebhe early this week and buried their differences following their acrimonious fallout two months ago over whether or not they should be part of the MDC Alliance. ...

MORGAN Tsvangirai’s MDC-T and former Vice-President Joice Mujuru’s National People’s Party (NPP) have extended an olive branch to President Robert Mugabe’s under-fire deputy, Emmerson Mnangagwa, to join the opposition camp amid reports of a plot to expel him from Zanu PF. ...

A 46-YEAR-OLD Mhondoro man was allegedly caught in the act while sexually attacking a five-year-old girl on her way back from school. ...

Farmers in Hurungwe are reportedly failing to pay rates, resulting in the local rural district council only managing to collect a paltry 15% of the $1,7 million revenue projections for this year. ...

WAR veterans are consulting their structures across the country over developments in Zanu PF, where a raging succession war has torn the ruling party apart. ...

THE Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) has urged the government to take serious steps to curb spending including suspension of bonuses for civil servants until the economy stabilises. ...

PROPERTY worth $20 000 was destroyed when a gazebo and outbuilding belonging to Zanu PF Manicaland vice-chairman Joseph Mujati was burnt to ashes at his Nyazura home in a yet-to-be-explained fire. ...

DYNAMOS’ title push received a major boost yesterday with the news that skipper Ocean Mushure (pictured), and the club’s leading goalscorer Christian Ntouba Epoupa could feature in the team’s must-win Castle Lager Premier Soccer League showdown against Tsholotsho at the National Sports Stadium this afternoon. ...

George Weah has been here before: on the goal line of the Liberian presidency, one run-off vote from victory. ...

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has shared his thoughts on the candidates running for African National Congress (ANC) presidency in a Press conference held at the party’s headquarters in Braamfontein yesterday. ...

BEITBRIDGE police on Sunday shot and killed a suspected kingpin of armed robbers allegedly responsible for a string of robberies in the border town. ...

GWERU City Council finance director, Edgar Mwedzi has disclosed that the local authority had resolved to partner a private investor to revive Go-Beer Breweries, which closed three years ago after accumulating huge debts. ...

Harare South Housing Apex Co-operative Society has filed an urgent chamber application seeking to interdict the City of Harare from continuing with demolition of houses and structures at Eyestone Farm. ...

A MUTORASHANGA woman has been indicted for trial at the High Court after she was arrested on allegations of killing her nine-month-old baby by throwing him into the dam. ...

MASVINGO mayor Hubert Fidze has assured residents that council will do everything in its capacity to improve water supplies although demand still outweighs supply. ...

BULAWAYO police have raised concern over an increase in suicide cases in the city after a 70-year-old war veteran took his life on Saturday over unexplained reasons. ...

A 24-YEAR-OLD Chinamhora man appeared in court yesterday facing attempted murder charges after he stabbed his brother over a debt. Anderson Wadson, of Mlauzi village, was not asked to plead when he appeared before Harare magistrate Josephine Sande, who advised him to approach the High Court for bail. ...

POLICE have arrested a local woman and charged her with public disorder after she allegedly dumped a monitor lizard at a shopping centre in Nkulumane high-density suburb, claiming the reptile was now tormenting her. ...

HIGH Court judge Justice Tawanda Chitapi is next month expected to hand down a ruling on the special plea by Owen Kuchata and three military officers facing charges of treason for allegedly attempting to bomb the Gushungo Dairy plant in January 2016, who argue they have previously stood trial on the same case. ...

BULAWAYO businessman, Oricious Moyo, was yesterday further remanded in custody to the end of this month when he briefly appeared before magistrate Tinashe Tashaya facing a murder charge. ...

WAR veterans from Matabeleland region have thrown their weight behind the Christopher Mutsvangwa-led Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans’ Association (ZNLWVA) executive and challenged non-members to stop meddling in the association’s affairs. Mutsvangwa’s executive has been battling several attempts to oust them from office by a Zanu PF G40 faction linked to First Lady Grace Mugabe. ...

BULAWAYO City Council employees have rejected the local authority’s decision to cut salaries and staff by 20% to reduce labour costs. ...

If anyone had ever seriously taken Philip Mugadza’s so-called “prophecy” that President Robert Mugabe would die today, October 17, they need to see him for the fraudster that ...

“We are into politics to win elections, politics is a game of numbers. Let’s have the numbers and we want a landslide victory next year,’’ he said. ...