• Mugabe’s white ally in land-grab row

    Black peasant farmers in Zimbabwe’s Eastern Highlands have accused controversial white Zimbabwean businessperson Billy Rautenbach of forcing them off their land and destroying their livelihoods through a $600-million ethanol plant that enjoys extensive government support.

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  • Father of drowned Syrian toddlers prepares to take bodies home

    The distraught father of two Syrian toddlers who drowned with their mother and several other migrants as they tried to reach Greece identified their bodies on Thursday and prepared to take them back to their home town of Kobani.

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  • Mnangagwa offside: Msipa

    VICE-PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has been roundly condemned for claiming that the late Vice-President Joshua Nkomo served “white interests”, with former Zanu PF politburo member Cephas Msipa describing the remarks as “outrageous” and divisive.

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  • Media houses cry foul over high taxes

    LOCAL media houses yesterday cried foul over the country’s exorbitant taxes, saying they were milking their businesses dry.

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  • I will not use ‘juju’ to rise — Gasa

    SUNGURA musician Romeo Gasa has claimed that many local musicians used juju [lucky charms] to woo fans to their shows and sell their music, but he will continue soldiering on despite dwindling fortunes.

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  • Mugabe’s white ally in land-grab row
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    Black peasant farmers in Zimbabwe’s Eastern Highlands have accused controversial white Zimbabwean businessperson Billy Rautenbach of forcing them off their land and destroying their livelihoods through a $600-million ethanol plant that enjoys extensive government support.

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    Father of drowned Syrian toddlers prepares to take bodies home

    The distraught father of two Syrian toddlers who drowned with their mother and several other migrants as they tried to reach Greece identified their bodies on Thursday and prepared to take them back to their home town of Kobani.

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    Magaya trial: ‘Witness signed statement under duress’

    COSMAS Mushininga, one of the four men accused of defrauding Prophetic Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Ministries of $116 000 in the importation of the church’s Land Rover Discovery 4, yesterday disowned his police warned-and-cautioned statement saying he had signed it under duress.

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    End of road for Mahachi

    SUSPENDED Harare town clerk Tendai Mahachi’s reign at Town House officially ended on Thursday after a special council meeting endorsed the termination of his contract using the recently gazetted Labour Amendment Act.

  • Harare Municipal police destroy tables belonging to vendors operating at the corner of Julius Nyerere Way and Charter Road this morning.
    Over 170 000 vendors lose goods worth $580 000

    ZAPU leader Dumiso Dabengwa yesterday said financial challenges had forced his party to reschedule its second elective congress, which was due last month to the end of year.

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    Mnangagwa offside: Msipa

    VICE-PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has been roundly condemned for claiming that the late Vice-President Joshua Nkomo served “white interests”, with former Zanu PF politburo member Cephas Msipa describing the remarks as “outrageous” and divisive.

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    ‘Mugabe operating unstable govt’

    MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday claimed that President Robert Mugabe was operating an unstable government, was under siege from Zanu PF internal fights, and could not cope with the demands of an imploding economy due to his advanced age.

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    Mliswa slams govt for ‘mortgaging’ national resources

    FORMER Zanu PF Mashonaland West provincial chairman Temba Mliswa yesterday blasted government for “mortgaging the country’s resources for nothing in unclear investment deals” involving foreigners.

  • Deals worth $1 million inked in Zambia
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    ZIMBABWEAN companies clinched deals worth over $1 million at the Zambia Agricultural and Commercial Show (Zacs) held in Lusaka recently, the country’s trade promotion body, ZimTrade has said.

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    Chinese shareholders flex muscles in BNC

    The Chinese flexed muscles after their representatives were elected into the Bindura Nickel Corporation (BNC) board at the company’s annual general meeting held yesterday.

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    ZB Holdings looking for land banks

    ZB HOLDINGS is in discussion with various councils throughout the country for land to venture into low-cost housing, an executive has said.

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    Tanzanian firm given nod to buy Blue Ribbon

    BLUE Ribbon Industries (BRI) creditors on Wednesday approved the takeover of the company by a Tanzanian industrial conglomerate, Bakhresa Group, a move that would revive the food processor.

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    ‘Competition policy needs review’

    ZIMBABWE needs to review its competition policy to ensure that gaps in the legislation were addressed, officials have said.

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    Business urged to explore trade, export opportunities with Sweden

    Zimbabwe can export fresh produce, nuts, textiles and garments to Sweden as there is demand for these products in the Scandinavian country, a one-stop information centre for exporters based in developing countries has said.

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    Energy regulator hires SA firm for fuel pricing model

    The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) has hired a South African company, Genesis Analytics, to help them review pricing models within the petroleum sector, amid complaints from consumers of uneven charges compared to other regional countries.

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    Local bourse performance on free fall

    PERFORMANCE of the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) continues on a downward path since the beginning of the year due to economic challenges in the economy that have affected many listed counters.

  • Musona, Mutasa off to Europe
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    WARRIORS’ duo of Walter Musona and Wisdom Mutasa will finally leave the country today for Europe where they will start a new life in Slovakia.

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    Zulu, Soma-Phiri bounce back as Mafu is fired

    VETERAN mentor Cosmas “Tsano” Zulu has been appointed Highlanders head coach for the remaining part of the 2015 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League season, following the official dismissal of Bongani Mafu at the club offices on Thursday.

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    Guinea stars out

    WHILE Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa might have missed out on Burnley star Tendayi Darikwa, Guinea’s French coach Luis Fernandez might be losing more sleep after his captain and Bundesliga-based superstar Ibrahima Traoré missed the trip to Harare for Sunday’s crucial 2017 Africa Cup of Nations football qualifier

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    Old Nic Mine expelled

    SOUTHERN Region Soccer League side Old Nic Mine have been expelled from the league for failing to fulfil fixtures.

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    Mutare City, ZRP Masvingo square off

    RESURGENT Eastern Region Division One football side Mutare City Rovers will tomorrow host struggling ZRP Masvingo at Sakubva Stadium.

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    Warriors demand allowances

    THE Warriors could plunge into yet another crisis ahead of the 2017 African Cup of Nations football qualifier against Guinea at Rufaro Stadium on Sunday with reports suggesting the players are contemplating a strike over outstanding payments.

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    Thornycroft guns for Olympics qualification

    Zimbabwe’s rowing Olympian Micheen Thornycroft will be gunning to secure a 2016 Rio Olympics qualification when she lines up in the World Rowing Championships single sculls semi-final in Aiguebelette, France, today.

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    Mkosana extends New York Cosmos stay

    ZIMBABWE-BORN striker Lucky Mkosana has extended his stay at North American Soccer League (NASL) side New York Cosmos.

  • I will not use ‘juju’ to rise — Gasa
    Romeo Gasa etched

    SUNGURA musician Romeo Gasa has claimed that many local musicians used juju [lucky charms] to woo fans to their shows and sell their music, but he will continue soldiering on despite dwindling fortunes.

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    All set for Christ TV gospel awards

    NOMINATIONS for the second edition of Emmanuel and Ruth Makandiwa Invitational Concert Awards Night (Permican) awards to be held at the City Sports Centre on September 19 under the auspices of Christ TV are now out, in what promises to be a stiff showdown between local gospel greats in 17 categories.

  • MultiChoice Africa chief executive officer Tim Jacobs
    MultiChoice Africa CEO speaks on pricing

    BEL OMBRE, Mauritius — MultiChoice Africa chief executive officer Tim Jacobs on Wednesday said they were constantly evaluating their cost structure on the entertainment service provider’s pricing as part of their business model relative to different audience groups.

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    Chimurenga legend Mukanya longs for home

    CHIMURENGA music legend Thomas Mapfumo longs for home after his decade-long stay in the United States.

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    MultiChoice Africa’s content showcase in Mauritius on the opening night

    BEL OMBRE, Mauritius — It was a night of dazzling entertainment full of the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, Bollywood and Nollywood, as the second edition of the MultiChoice Africa Content Showcase Extravaganza roared into life on Tuesday at Outrigger Spa and Resort in Mauritius.

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    ‘Chirorodziva’ play to premiere

    FOLLOWING a successful six-day physical theatre performance workshop last week, Almasi Collaborative Arts is set to premier a play titled Chirorodziva tomorrow and Saturday at the University of Zimbabwe’s Beit Hall.

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    African Dinner Night on cards

    INTWASA Arts Festival and The Bulawayo Club are set to host a debut event dubbed African Dinner Night on September 24.

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    Local authors pen motivational books

    FIFTEEN local authors have joined forces and penned a motivational book under the oversight of Jonah Nyoni, the founder of Success Life, an incorporated company specialising in motivational speaking, corporate training, entrepreneurship and life coaching.

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