Archives for October 2017

Monthly Archives: October 2017

News

Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) leader Retired Brigadier Agrippa Mutambara is battling to fend off an internal coup after party interim secretary-general Kudakwashe Bhasikiti on Tuesday wrote to him announcing he had been fired from the party. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials

Last week, a video emerged of police roughing up Zapu leader, Dumiso Dabengwa as he was on his way to Gukurahundi commemorations at Bhalagwe, an infamous detention centre during the 1980s in Matabeleland South. ...
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News Slider

Kenya plunged deeper into crisis on Wednesday after a no-show by a majority of Supreme Court judges scuppered an eleventh-hour petition to delay a presidential election and the governor of a volatile opposition region endorsed rebellion against the state. ...
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The death toll in a double bombing in Somalia has climbed to 358 people, Security Minister Mohamed Abukar and Information Minister Abdirahman Omar Osman said Friday. ...
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Business Slider

THE Southern African region’s export capacity is still dominated by commodity exports or semi-manufactured goods, reflecting a weak industrial development situation that limits the growth of intra-regional trade, a new report has revealed. ...
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Soccer Sport

With plenty up for stakes, Dynamos manager Richard Chihoro admitted that Ngezi Platinum presents one of the Glamour Boys’ toughest fixtures in their title run-in, and it is a must-win if his side are to win the trophy ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials

If there is one single most tragic characteristic of Zimbabwean or African politics that has played a leading role in the festering of dictatorships and corruption, it has been the pre-medieval practice of “cult politics” and hero-worshipping. ...
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News

GOSPEL musician Olinda Marowa’s husband-cum-manager Michael Mufaro Ziwenga has died. ...
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Business

Outgoing CBZ Holdings (CBZH) chief executive officer Never Nyemudzo has said he retired from the group “to rest and take care of the children”. ...
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Soccer Sport

SOUTH African football giants Kaizer Chiefs have reportedly joined the race to sign Dynamos striker Christian Ntouba, with media reports from that country suggesting that they want to snap up the Cameroonian as soon as January. ...
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News

UNIVERSITY students’ representative groups throughout the country have condemned the recent suspension of five student leaders at Solusi University for allegedly inciting students to demonstrate against the introduction of a $90 development levy. ...
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Arts & Culture News

ONCE upon a time the music industry had a relatively uncomplicated business model — band or artiste records song, record label sells song, artiste and record label make money. And of course the artiste made a sustainable living from this old system. ...
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News

THE Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) has been taken to court alongside State Security minister Kembo Mohadi by a former operative, Joseph Alick Nkala, who is demanding $500 000 in terminal benefits and packages. ...
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News

VETERAN artiste Jerry Mparutsa yesterday revealed to NewsDay his wild partying musical career, claiming he is surviving on God’s mercy as he was once a “party animal”. ...
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News

THE Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) has urged the government to adhere to the Constitution and respect freedom of assembly, association and conscience. ...
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Business

PREPARATIONS for the 2017/2018 tobacco growing season are at an advanced stage with 91 693 farmers having registered to grow the golden crop from 65 758 who had registered in the same period last year. ...
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Business

Very few actors in African agriculture can see the entire value chain and its nodes. As a result, production activities continue to be based on guesswork. In most cases, some traders who have been in the marketing game for a long time have more knowledge about the value chain than farmers. ...
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News

THE National Social Security Authority (NSSA) could have lost millions of pensioners’ funds after it purportedly bought a non-existent Chegutu farm from Philip Chiyangwa as new details emerge that the transaction was nullified by government as early as 2004. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials

AT the dawn of the millennium, Sheila Mponda (60) waved goodbye to her four children, who were leaving Zimbabwe for the United Kingdom in search of greener pastures. Mponda had just lost her husband and had been a housewife all her life. ...
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Business

The Insurance and Pensions Commission (Ipec) has licensed two entities to provide microinsurance products as it steps up efforts to tap into the previously untapped market. ...
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News

MOST street lights in the City of Gweru have gone unrepaired for over 10 years, exposing residents to muggings by criminals especially at bus termini. ...
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News

THE People’s Democratic Party (PDP) South Africa province has endorsed the launch on Friday of the People’s Rainbow Coalition (PRC) as the “only” viable vehicle to unseat Zanu PF in the 2018 elections. ...
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News

The late Mandoza’s wife Mpho Tshabalala allegedly confronted his manager, Kevin Ntaopane, over a donation made by former SABC chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng towards the cost of the funeral. ...
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Sport

HARARE City Hornets’ chances of progressing to the semi-finals were hampered after they lost to Mozambican side Ferroviário da Beira in their fourth game at the ongoing Federation of International Basketball Zone Six Club championships being played in Gaborone, Botswana. ...
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News

SEVERAL seasoned and upcoming local gospel musicians are expected to be in class this Saturday for a free music seminar organised by Zingoma Gospel Hub, to converse on challenges they are facing in the showbiz industry. ...
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News

CHINHOYI University of Technology (CUT) in conjunction with the Ministry Higher and Tertiary Education has embarked on a programme to produce quality bulls through artificial insemination. ...
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News

A 39-YEAR-OLD Chinamhora apostolic sect member yesterday appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Court facing charges of contravening section 94 of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act after pledging his 15-year-old daughter to his churchmate. ...
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News

A 49-YEAR-OLD Catholic nun and Hartmann House school teacher was gruesomely murdered while praying at the Holy Cross in Mutoko before her body was dumped in a nearby dam in an incident which has left many shocked. ...
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News

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF needs $8 million to hold an extraordinary congress aimed at firing Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa , drawing widespread condemnation from the opposition. ...
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News

THE Communications and Allied Industries Pensions Fund (CAIPF) has approached the High Court seeking an order to evict former Health and Child Care deputy minister Edwin Muguti from its Gweru property over $19 000 rental arrears. ...
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