Archives for January 2019

Monthly Archives: January 2019

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Passengers in two different buses lost thousands of dollars in cash and property when they were robbed by armed gangs on Tuesday. ...
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Johannesburg - Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF has thanked its South African counterpart, the African National Congress (ANC) for the "bold standing in calling for unconditional removal of sanctions" imposed on that country by "Britain and her Western allies". ...
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Harare - Sekai Hwangwa was asleep when soldiers carrying guns burst into her home in Zimbabwe's capital during a deadly crackdown on anti-government protests this month and beat and raped her. ...
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The Sudanese army issued a statement on Wednesday saying it would not allow the state to collapse, following weeks of mass protests demanding an end to President Omar al-Bashir’s 30-year rule. ...
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South Africa’s deputy minister of finance and chairman of the state-owned Public Investment Corporation (PIC), Mondli Gungubele, said on Wednesday he had done nothing wrong after a whistleblower made new graft allegations at the pension fund. ...
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Gambling is on the rise in East Africa - by phone, by computer and in betting shops. It's big business and it's generating much needed tax revenue for the government. ...
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THE word “recolonisation” is certainly not the most liked word in the vocabulary of the ruling elite of our continent. ...
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Trevor Ncube, Chairman of Alpha Media Holdings.
National News ZimDecides18

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday set-up a 25-member Presidential Advisory Council (PAC) to serve as a sounding board on key economic reforms and policy in line with his “Zimbabwe is open for business and dialogue” mantra and also within the policy framework of the Transitional Stabilisation Programme. ...
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INTERNAL Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) documents passed to a United Kingdom-based newspaper suggest that the army is responsible for the murders, rape and armed robberies in the on-going brutal crackdown on civilians. ...
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JUSTICE minister Ziyambi Ziyambi yesterday claimed that the youths, who barricaded roads during the recent job stayaway, were responsible for beating up people in communities. ...
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Civil servants are divided on whether to embark on a full-blown strike after government yesterday insisted it would not increase its offer of 18% salary increment tabled two weeks ago. ...
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Sport

THE battle for the 2019 Harare Rugby League Under-21 Championship is set to continue on Saturday with defending champions XP Horns and Old Georgians hoping to maintain their good start to the season. ...
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Zimbabwe continues to rank poorly on Transparency International’s (TI) corruption index, dropping three places from last year to 160 out of 180 countries in the latest edition of the report. ...
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WOMEN rights groups have castigated the rape and abuse of women by rogue security forces in the recent protests against fuel price hikes and called on government to establish an independent mechanism for people to lodge complaints against the perpetrators. ...
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Soccer Sport

Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambga’s hopes of using some of the England-born Zimbabwean players for the decisive Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier against Congo Brazzaville could have suffered a major blow after it emerged this week that none of the players he was targeting had secured Zimbabwean passports. ...
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THAT Zimbabwe is deep in crisis is plain and cannot be gainsaid. However, it is important to examine and understand the full nature of this crisis, which is multi-dimensional and multi-layered. ...
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CAPS United skipper Stephen Makatuka and midfielder Cabby Kamhapa have ditched the Harare giants to join eSwatini Premier League side, Mbabane Swallows. ...
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THE Bulawayo City Council (BCC) has introduced a 36-hour water-rationing schedule citing low levels in the city’s reservoirs and supply dams, highlighting the acuteness of the water problems in Zimbabwe’s second biggest city. ...
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Zimbabweans should brace for new tariffs from the medical practitioners after a leaked document showed proposed charges pegged in United States dollars. ...
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CHURCHES have added their voice to the call for the lifting of travel and trade sanctions imposed by the West, claiming the embargo was hurting Zimbabweans, mostly the poor who are more vulnerable rather than their intended targets. ...
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PROGRESSIVE Teachers Union of Zimbabwe leaders have reportedly received death threats from anonymous people for pushing for a national strike over poor remuneration and working conditions. ...
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Soccer Sport

CHICKEN INN have offloaded six of their players, including former TP Mazembe forward Darryl Nyandoro and utility player Wellington Kamudyariwa, to make way for new arrivals as the Gamecocks continue to assemble a team set to challenge for honours this year. ...
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Business

Zimbabwe Miners Federation (ZMF), the umbrella body representing small-scale miners, is opposing applications for Exclusive Prospecting Orders (EPOs) made by 11 local and international mining companies, which are currently under consideration by the mining affairs board. ...
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Business

JUSTICE minister Ziyambi Ziyambi yesterday presented the second reading of the Companies and Other Business Entities Bill which, among other provisions, facilitates the electronic registration of businesses, before Parliament. ...
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FOUR men have been taken to court for killing a Chipinge man who confessed to torching a hut in their village. ...
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Harare mayor Herbert Gomba has directed that all on-going demolitions against vendors’ infrastructure be stopped and urged hawkers to approach council for new trading sites. ...
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THE Zimbabwe Christian Alliance (ZCA) says President Emmerson Mnangagwa and main opposition MDC leader Nelson Chamisa need to swallow their pride and engage to resolve economic, political and social problems in the country. ...
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Arts & Culture

AWARD-WINNING Bulawayo rappers Muse and Msizkay have come up with a rare collaboration on Asivumi, a song which chronicles the current economic meltdown, unemployment and self-hate amongst Zimbabweans. ...
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Zimbabwe’s top stand-up comedian Carl Joshua Ncube has received a major boost on his tented home project aimed at breaking away from the cycle of being a perennial lodger, with some players in the tourism sector offering him a self-contained caravan as part of the campaign. ...
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Business

TELECOMMUNICATIONS giant Econet Wireless has chosen the City of Bulawayo as the centre of its renewable energy business in Zimbabwe in order to stimulate employment opportunities in the country’s second largest city. ...
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