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Diasporans petition SA govt over 2018 elections

SCORES of South Africa-based Zimbabweans yesterday stormed the Zimbabwean embassy in Pretoria, protesting against their government’s refusal to allow them to vote from outside the country’s borders.

General Constantino Chiwenga

Moyo hits back at Chiwenga

HIGHER Education minister Jonathan Moyo yesterday hit back at the Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander, General Constantino Chiwenga, for threatening him over his stance on the command agriculture programme.


PSMAS board left to fight for another day

THE Premier Service Medical Aid Society (PSMAS) board yesterday survived an ouster bid at the society’s annual general meeting (AGM) on a technicality, after the issue failed to make it on the agenda because it is before the courts.

President R.G.Mugabe

Boycott Mugabe rally, youths urged

MASVINGO — Opposition parties have urged youths to boycott President Robert Mugabe’s “interface” rally scheduled for this Friday, saying the veteran ruler does not articulate anything that empowers the constituency, save for abusing them.


Woman jailed 10 years for smuggling cocaine

A 32-YEAR-OLD woman, who was arrested at Harare International Airport while trying to smuggle 3,8 kilogrammes of cocaine worth $304 000 into the country, was yesterday sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment by a Harare magistrate.

Registrar-General Tobaiwa Mudede

Mudede sued over citizenship

Registrar-General (RG) Tobaiwa Mudede has been taken to the High Court by a Zimbabwe-born British citizen, William Dale Pilbrough, and his family, who are seeking the intervention of the court for the declaration of their rights in terms of their local status.


Man accused of intercepting 7 000 Econet calls from China

A 26-YEAR-OLD Chitungwiza man, Talent Muguta, yesterday appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Court facing allegations of unlawfully operating an Internet café and providing telecommunication services during which time he intercepted more than 7 000 calls from China.


Anger over ‘UZ brutal’ eviction

HUMAN rights group and opposition parties have reacted angrily to the heavy-handed nature with which authorities at the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) dealt with a demonstration by medical students on Monday following an upward revision of fees.

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