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Zimbabwe lock-down: U.N. urges end to crackdown

January 18, 2019 0

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe was under an internet blackout on Friday after authorities extended a communications ban to cover emails, while the United Nations urged an end to a security crackdown on civilians triggered by […]

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Concerned Zimbabweans call on ANC to intervene in crisis

January 18, 2019 0

JOHANNESBURG – Concerned Zimbabwean Citizens on Friday called on South Africa’s ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC) to intervene in the violence in Zimbabwe. Co-ordinator Tino Mambeu said they were sending South African President Cyril […]

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Zimbabwe govt defends internet shutdown

January 18, 2019 0

THE Zimbabwean government has justified a blackout in internet connectivity after days of violent protests by citizens over economic problems. The Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting argued the Interception of Communications Act provides for […]

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Evan Mawarire Charged With Treason

January 17, 2019 0

The Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) says a prominent pastor and activist, Evan Mawarire, has been charged with subverting a constitutional government amid a crackdown on protests against a dramatic fuel price increase. ZHLR […]

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Mutsvangwa slams RBZ’s ‘forex allocation economy’

January 17, 2019 0

OUTSPOKEN Zimbabwe war veterans’ association chair, Chris Mutsvangwa has slammed government and the central bank for cherry-picking local firms to favour with scarce foreign currency allocation at the expense of the rest. Mutsvangwa said the […]

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Jonathan Moyo shamed for peddling falsehoods

January 16, 2019 0

Self-exiled former Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo was yesterday shamed on social media after he posted foreign images of brutalised people in an attempt to misrepresent the situation […]

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Zimbabwe government threatens to expel Western Envoys

January 16, 2019 0

Harare — The beleaguered Zimbabwean government has threatened to expel some diplomatic missions and foreign sponsored non-governmental organisations (NGOs) for allegedly influencing regime change in the country. The United States (US) and Germany are mainly […]




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African Union urges Congo to suspend final election results

January 18, 2019 0

Congo opposition candidate Martin Fayulu, center, leaves the Philadelphie Missionary Center after attending Sunday Mass in Kinshasa, Congo, Sunday Jan. 13, 2019. President elect Felix Tshisekedi was also scheduled to attend the service, but cancelled. […]




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Chief Justice slams MDC criticism

January 16, 2019 0

CHIEF Justice Luke Malaba called Monday for “respect of legal processes and decisions”, defiantly stating that insulting judges will not set aside court rulings. The country’s top judge made the remarks while officially opening the […]

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Mugabe loses US$150 000 cash

January 9, 2019 0

Former president Robert Mugabe lost US$150 000 cash to employees at his rural home in Zvimba. The employees, who included his relatives, reportedly stole a briefcase which contained the money as they were doing household […]




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Zimbabwe’s inflation soars to 42 percent

January 17, 2019 0

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s inflation hit a fresh 10-year high of 42.09 percent year-on-year in December, from 31.01 percent in November, driven by increases in the price of basic goods, the statistical agency Zimstats said on Thursday. […]

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Zimra engages workers

January 16, 2019 0

The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) is enmeshed in talks with worker representatives to locate lasting solutions to challenges faced by employees, who claim they are now struggling to make ends meet due to the recent […]

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Shut-down costs economy $300m

January 16, 2019 0

The economy could have lost business amounting to $300 million over the three-day forced shut-down that started on Monday and ended yesterday, industrialists have said. Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) president Sifelani Jabangwe, said companies […]







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Businessmen fight over ‘wife’

January 12, 2019 0

A businessman based at Juru Growth Point claims that his fellow businessman from the same neighbourhood snatched his wife. William Masiiwa Chakanyuka, 58, who runs grocery shops at Juru growth point and a restaurant along […]

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Protests meant to topple government – minister

January 18, 2019 0

EVENTS of Monday to Wednesday this week, which were characterised by wild acts of violence among citizens, were calculated to unseat the government, Acting Foreign Affairs Minister Cain Mathema told foreign diplomats at a Harare […]




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Zimbabwe clears IMF arrears, but still a bleak picture lingers

January 18, 2019 0

JOHANNESBURG – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that Zimbabwe will struggle to get financial support from international financial institutions to its high debt levels. The IMF spokesperson Gerry Rice told reporters ahead of the World Economic Forum meeting […]

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MDC meets over economic crisis

January 13, 2019 0

HARARE – The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC will this week meet to discuss the way forward on how to put more pressure on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to solve the current economic crisis. MDC spokesperson Jacob Mafume told […]

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Address economic crisis: Khupe

January 12, 2019 0

HARARE – The Thokozani Khupe-led MDC-T has called on President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration to urgently deal with the current economic crisis that has threatened to bring a total government shutdown. This comes as the government is […]

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Zimbabweans splashes millions on luxury imports

January 12, 2019 0

Zimbabwe is spending millions of dollars on importing products that it should ordinarily manufacture locally or simply do without, latest figures from the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZimStat) have revealed. Plastic bottles, carboys, flasks and […]

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New Zimbabwe currency in 12 months: Ncube

January 11, 2019 0

HARARE – Finance and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube yesterday said the country will have its own currency within the next 12 months, as Government is frantically working on raising enough foreign currency to […]




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Zimbabweans splashes millions on luxury imports

January 12, 2019 0

Zimbabwe is spending millions of dollars on importing products that it should ordinarily manufacture locally or simply do without, latest figures from the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZimStat) have revealed. Plastic bottles, carboys, flasks and […]

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Gabriel ventures into clothing

December 25, 2018 0

AT 27 years old, Highlanders vice-captain Gabriel Nyoni reckons it’s time to start thinking about life after football as he does not want to fall into the category of players that “turn into paupers” upon […]




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MDC in fix over MPs luxury cars

January 12, 2019 0

HARARE – As Treasury prepares to splurge millions of scarce United States dollars on luxury utility vehicles (SUVs) for legislators serving in the ninth Parliament, MDC representatives and their leader Nelson Chamisa, are in a quandary […]

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Zimbabwe Parliament resumes sitting

January 11, 2019 0

Parliament resumes business on Monday next week following a near month-long vacation over the festive season. The House went into recess following the passage of the 2019 National Budget in the National Assembly and it […]










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    Celebrities, public figures pray for Kenya, Zimbabwe

    January 16, 2019 0

    Cape Town – Celebrities, politicians and ordinary citizens have taken to social media to #PrayForKenya and #PrayForZimbabwe as chaos continues in both African countries. Fourteen people were killed when four militants stormed an upscale hotel complex in […]

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    Kim Kardashian confirms she and Kanye expecting 4th child

    January 15, 2019 0

    NEW YORK (AP) — Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are expecting their fourth child. Kardashian confirmed the surrogate pregnancy during an appearance Monday on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen.” The 38-year-old reality star […]

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    My granddog is getting hitched – Whoopi Goldberg

    January 12, 2019 0

    Whoopi Goldberg’s “granddog” is getting married. The ‘View’ co-host will be getting her best hat ready because Filmore, the pet of her daughter Alex Martin-Dean and Instagram favourite Izzy the Frenchie, will tie the knot […]

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    Police probing theft into Aretha Franklin’s estate

    January 12, 2019 0

    The ‘R.E.S.P.E.C.T.’ singer died of cancer in August, but two months before she passed away, officers in Michigan began looking into an allegation that some of her assets had been stolen. Sources told TMZ that […]




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