Archives for October 2017

Monthly Archives: October 2017

News

THE main opposition MDC-T has accused its Zanu PF rivals in Bulawayo of allegedly dishing out copies of pre-signed affidavits of proof of residence to desperate residents in the ongoing biometric voter registration exercise and later demanding serial numbers of voter slips given to people they would have assisted, as part of the ruling party's voter intimidation tactics. ...
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SMALL-SCALE women miners in Manicaland have accused top Zanu PF officials in the province of hijacking the Women’s Development Fund to only benefit ruling party supporters. ...
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TEMPERS reportedly flared between Marange villagers and security guards hired by the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) following the recent discovery of a decomposing human body in the Marange diamonds fields. ...
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Business

National Building Society (NBS) has engaged a human resources consultancy firm to look for a new managing director to replace Ken Chitando, who left the bank last month. ...
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THE Zimbabwe Coffee Commodities’ Association has approached government demanding repossession of its coffee farms that have allegedly been run down by top Zanu PF officials. ...
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MUTARE’S perennial water woes will soon be a thing of the past as the local authority has set aside $1,2 million to source additional material required to complete the Dangamvura water pipeline project. ...
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Business Slider

THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicts Zimbabwe’s inflation to quicken, in light of the recent price increments and high premiums on the parallel market. ...
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WE have read and heard of weird stories happening around sacred places, but most of them were too good to be anything but African folklore. We often dismiss the stories as legendary and superstitious tales of a particular ethnic group, because they will be too good to be true. ...
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A POPULAR goat meat trader based in Victoria Falls town was allegedly stoned to death in a suspected botched robbery on Sunday. ...
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FORMER Zanu PF councillor for Mutare, Cecilia Gambe, appeared in court on Saturday last week charged with soliciting bribes from rank marshals claiming to have been sent by Manicaland provincial police boss, Senior Assistant Commissioner Dorothy Kupara. ...
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VETERANS of the country’s liberation struggle will mid-next month hold a make-or-break indaba that they say could result in a break-away group from Zanu PF. ...
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AN implosion looms in the ruling Zanu PF party ahead of its extra-ordinary congress in December this year amid reports that Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s backers in Masvingo and Midlands provinces yesterday vowed to defy and challenge the recent suspension of their four key members by national commissar Saviour Kasukuwere last week. ...
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Gweru City Council has given ratepayers until November 30 to settle outstanding bills, failure which the local authority would attach their property. ...
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THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has confirmed that it had turned away nearly 30 000 potential registrants in the just-ended first phase of the biometric voter registration (BVR) blitz mainly due to lack of requisite documents. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials

Zimbabwe’s current political conundrum is hinged on Zanu PF’s weakness and the opposition’s confusion. Zanu PF is engulfed in a fierce succession battle and it has never been this weak since its formation in 1963. On the other hand, the opposition finds itself enmeshed in the doldrums of confusion. ...
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Slider Soccer Sport

Zifa have refused to give up on United Kingdom-based football stars with Zimbabwean roots after calling up Celtic midfielder Kundai Benyu and Nottingham Forest’s Tendayi Darikwa. ...
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FOR a usually quiet spot, the open space opposite to Pamuzinda highway escape in Kuwadzana Extension along Bulawayo Road,was a totally different setting last Saturday as hundreds of Zimbabweans gathered and gigged the whole night at a Passa ...
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THE much-anticipated Jamaican reggae sensation Tarrus Riley’s debut Zimbabwean jamboree at the Harare International Conference Centre on Saturday attracted a poor crowd, although organisers were upbeat more fans would come from other Southern African countries. ...
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THE highly-anticipated braai fest held at the weekend after Delta Beverages dangled over 15 000kg of braai meat degenerated into chaos, with fans throwing missiles onto the stage during the Third Generation band performance, before contemporary musician Jah Prayzah stepped on to the stage. ...
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THE Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA)’s Masvingo provincial executive has resolved to expel its chairperson, Tendeukai Chinooneka, accusing him of insubordination and supping with a rival faction opposed to Christopher Mutsvangwa. ...
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Soccer Sport

TSHOLOTSHO shrugged off an early scare from relegated Bantu Rovers to collect maximum points in a Castle Lager Premier League match at Dulivhadzimo Stadium yesterday, but the win could be too little too late for them to survive relegation. ...
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Business Slider

CONTRACTORS of the $60 million Egodini project have engaged an independent financial advisor to put together a broad-based retail equity scheme that will allow ordinary residents of Bulawayo to acquire a maximum of 30% shareholding in the project. ...
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Business

ECONET Wireless Zimbabwe says 40 000 customers have signed onto its pay TV service Kwesé TV, resulting in the creation of over 2 200 jobs. ...
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News

Glen Norah high-density suburb has a population of plus or minus 60 000. The constituency has two secondary schools — one of them offering A Level studies, seven primary schools and one clinic in ward 27, according to local MP Webster Maondera. ...
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HARARE junior mayor Elton Phiri has launched an ambitious project, dubbed Million Pad Campaign, to mobilise at least one million sanitary pads for underprivileged girls, mostly in rural areas, to ensure they do not stay out of school due to lack of sanitary wear. ...
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Sport

HAMILTON Masakadza produced his best when needed the most as his career fifth Test century rescued Zimbabwe from a calamitous start to the rain affected opening day of the second Test against West Indies at a bitterly cold and gloomy Queens Sports Club yesterday. ...
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LEGISLATORS were last week told that between 30 and 40% teenagers were already sexually active and urgently required information on sexual reproductive health and contraception to protect them against HIV and Aids and other sexually transmitted infections. ...
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ZENGEZA West MP Simon Chidhakwa (MDC-T) last week roped in civil society groups and churches on a two-day roadshow he organised in his constituency to mobilise residents to register, as most biometric voter registration centres in the area recorded a low turnout. ...
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Soccer Sport

CHAMPIONS Caps United’s ambition to finish in the top four suffered a major setback after they were held by Hwange at the National Sports Stadium, a result that also left their opponent in deeper relegation trouble. ...
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Business

The petrol price will increase by 4 cents per litre in November, says the Department of Energy. ...
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