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A HARARE magistrate yesterday called to order President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Anti-Corruption Prosecution unit for its lackadaisical approach to dealing with corruption cases. ...

POLICE in Marondera have launched a manhunt for six armed men who allegedly pounced on a broken down combine harvester, destroyed its fuel tanks and siphoned about 450 litres of diesel at the 76km peg along the Harare-Mutare Highway. ...

SMARTING from a defeat in the Bikita East ward 31 by-election held on Saturday, the Nelson Chamisa-led MDC party has blamed Zanu PF and the State for intimidating voters through the arrest of party deputy chair Job Sikhala and deployment of riot police at the Bikita Magistrates’ Court during his initial remand appearance. ...

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) yesterday urged citizens to desist from taking the law into their own hands by meting out instant justice on crime suspects, saying it had contributed to the spike in murder cases. ...

THE Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) says it has made inroads in ensuring observance of human rights at different problematic institutions such as prisons and refugee camps in the country. ...

BULAWAYO mayor Solomon Mguni yesterday denied claims he was on leave last week when town clerk Christopher Dube was suspended by his deputy, Tinashe Kambarami. ...

JEHOVAH’S Witnesses transformed Chiredzi Showgrounds into a house of worship for their three-day Love Never Fails regional convention at the weekend. ...

CIVIL servants are today expected to stage a demonstration in Harare to protest government’s reluctance to negotiate a salary deal after the planned National Joint Negotiation Council slated for yesterday failed to materialise. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday called on Finance minister Mthuli Ncube to loosen his purse and prioritise the ailing health services sector, which is facing chronic shortages of drugs and medical equipment. ...

MEMBERS of the Midlands provincial Joint Operations Command (JOC) yesterday toured Gweru city’s major water supplier, Gwenoro Dam, to assess the water supply situation. ...

THE National University of Science and Technology (Nust) will be hosting a two-day media summit focusing on fake news, particularly on social media, beginning on Thursday. ...

MDC deputy chairperson and Zengeza West legislator, Job Sikhala, who is facing a subversion charge, was yesterday freed by Masvingo High Court judge Justice Neville Wamambo on ZW$5 000 bail. ...

Mining stakeholders have urged government to adopt the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) to help promote transparency and curb corruption in the mining industry. ...

TWO suspected armed robbers have been arraigned before a Bulawayo court on charges of illegal possession of gold worth US$37 338. ...

FIVE beneficiaries of the estate of the late national hero, Vitalis Musungwa Gava Zvinavashe’s Trust have petitioned the High Court seeking an order to remove the current Trustees accusing them of failing to distribute dividends to the recipients and also failing to provide accounting details of how the Trust has been administered since January 2017. ...

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