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by ABC   Alex Jacquot sent a handwritten note to chief executive Alan Joyce saying he had already taken the first steps in starting an airline and was ...

Nigeria’s ruling party took a close lead in elections for powerful state governors on Tuesday, although the final results hang in the balance as six contests were declared inconclusive or suspended. ...

Leadership of international rights group, the International Federation for Human Rights, FIDH, on Tuesday (March 12) met with Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, president Tshisekedi. ...

International rights group, Human Rights Watch, HRW; says it is worried at the lack of action on fundamental human rights by Eritrea. ...

Chiwundura legislator Livingstone Chimina (MDC Alliance) has claimed that Zanu PF activists had embarked on a smear campaign to “haunt” him after he defeated the ruling party candidate in last year’s harmonised elections. ...

BULAWAYO City Council (BCC) is today expected to conduct repairs at the Umzingwane Booster Pump Station, which will result in disconnection of water supplies in some areas, town clerk Christopher Dube said in a notice. ...

GWERU City Council lost at least 70% of its pumped water in January alone through leakages, a council official has revealed. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected in Beitbridge this morning, where he will launch fixed telecommunications service provider, TelOne’s US$7 million optic fibre link with South Africa. ...

Police in Gweru have re-arrested a prison guard based at Whawha Security Prison in Gweru on fresh charges of public violence, despite his acquittal on similar charges last week. ...

PRIVATE Hwange coal mining firm, Makomo Resources (Pvt) Ltd, has been dragged to court by a local leasing company, African Century Limited (ACL). ACL is seeking an order to compel the miner to pay over US$3 215 157 following a botched heavy machinery sale deal. ...

Non-governmental organisation, Hope for a Child in Christ (HOCIC) in partnership with United Nations Women and Oxfam, is implementing a start awareness support action (SASA) programme in Matobo district, to help reduce violence against women and new HIV infections. ...

OPPOSITION MPs yesterday labelled the Zanu PF government as the worst human rights abuser in the country. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has described his political arch-rival and opposition MDC leader Nelson Chamisa as a “rebel”, just like the biblical Satan who could not co-exist with God in heaven. ...

SOUTH African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said negotiations for a financial rescue package for Zimbabwe were still on-going, adding he was optimistic that a deal would be struck after the Zimbabwe-South Africa Bi-National Commission (BNC) Summit which closed in Harare yesterday. ...

ZIMBABWEAN widows are losing property to in-laws after the death of their spouses due to lack of knowledge on inheritance and property rights issues, First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa, has said. ...

MDC Manicaland provincial chairman David Chimhini has come out guns blazing, accusing bussed supporters for causing disruptions at the party’s weekend thank-you rally in Mutare, saying the actions dented the reputation of party leader Nelson Chamisa. ...

TROPICAL Cyclone Idai, which is brewing in Mozambique, is expected to hit Zimbabwe over the weekend with strong winds and thunderstorms likely to leave a trail of destruction in Manicaland, Masvingo and Matabeleland, the Meteorological Service Department has said. ...

Tick-borne diseases are wreaking havoc in Mashonaland Central province’s five districts, with farmers lamenting the continuous loss of livestock. ...

Police in Mashonaland East province have banned people from carrying weapons in three districts, following a sharp increase in violence cases and armed robberies. ...

THE Tobacco Association of Zimbabwe (TAZ) yesterday alleged corruption in the tobacco industry, with Tobacco Industry Marketing Board (TIMB) board chairperson Monica Chinamasa’s name coming out prominently as one of the individuals causing confusion in the sector. ...

The Amalgamated Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (Artuz) has resolved to embark on fresh protests at Public Service Commission district offices to push for the reversal of deductions made on leave days for its members who participated in a recent job action. ...

Three Hwange drug dealers who were selling narcotics to schoolchildren at Kalope Secondary School have been jailed. ...

Former police Senior Assistant Commissioner Robert Tendero Masukusa was yesterday brought to court on summons to face charges of criminal abuse of office after he allegedly sent his personal vehicle to Zimoco for repairs on the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) account. ...

The Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) has claimed that a number of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) last month cancelled their programming for fear of victimisation following threats by President Emmerson Mnangagwa that his government would go after NGOs who organised the January protests. ...

Long-serving Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) journalist Judith Makwanya has died. ...

A 38-YEAR-OLD Mazowe man is on the run after allegedly killing his younger brother with logs and bricks after a misunderstanding over sleeping arrangements. ...

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Bemba’s lawyers on Monday said paperwork had been filed requesting compensation for unlawful detention, legal fees and losses due to the alleged mismanagement of assets seized by the court. ...

Judith Makwanya, the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation's (ZBC) Diplomatic Correspondent, has died. ...