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Mnangagwa leaves for Pretoria, SA

March 25, 2019 0

HARARE – President Emmerson Mnangagwa risked fresh public wrath on Monday after hiring a luxury jet from the United Arab Emirates – his third inside a week – to fly him to South Africa. The […]




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Mnangagwa leaves for Pretoria, SA

March 25, 2019 0

HARARE – President Emmerson Mnangagwa risked fresh public wrath on Monday after hiring a luxury jet from the United Arab Emirates – his third inside a week – to fly him to South Africa. The […]

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Volcano, floods scare in Bikita and Vumba

March 25, 2019 0

GOVERNMENT has moved to allay fears of a volcano eruption in Bikita, Masvingo and a dam wall collapse following earlier fears of the two disasters waiting to strike. There were social media reports Sunday of […]

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Mnangagwa keeps private jet on standby

March 24, 2019 0

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has hired a luxurious private jet for over a week despite growing concerns over his profligate spending, it has been revealed. Presidential spokesperson George Charamba told The Standard in an exclusive interview […]




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Mueller report gives Russia ‘I told you so’ moment

March 25, 2019 0

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia is reacting with an “I told you so” on Monday in state media after the conclusion of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Moscow’s involvement in the U.S. presidential election didn’t […]




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High Court quashes Chivayo’s US$5.6m fraud charges

March 22, 2019 0

The High Court has acquitted Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo of any criminal liability in the alleged US$5.6 million fraud and violation of the exchange control charges. Harare High Court judge Justice Ephraim Tagu has upheld […]

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Chalton Hwende disowns twitter account

March 21, 2019 0

MDC deputy treasurer general, Chalton Hwende, has distanced himself from a Twitter account bearing his name. Hwende, who is also the MP for Kuwadzana East constituency, is facing treason charges after he allegedly used the […]

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Man hacks daughter with machete

March 19, 2019 0

A CHIPINGE man who went berserk and randomly attacked his in-laws with a machete and eventually fatally struck his 17-months-old daughter with the deadly weapon in the ensuing melee was yesterday jailed for 25 years […]




Business

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Dairibord pulls out of Malawi

March 24, 2019 0

LISTED milk processor Dairibord Holdings Limited (DHL) is pulling out of Malawi to cut losses incurred by the unit. Dairibord Malawi (DM) has for a long time been facing viability problems due to foreign currency […]

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Tobacco merchants suspend purchases

March 24, 2019 0

Tobacco merchants have suspended purchases of the crop this year, demanding an exemption from paying the 2% tax on intermediate transactions, Standardbusiness has learnt. According to industry sources only four out of the 32 registered […]

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Caledonia gold production dips

March 23, 2019 0

CALEDONIA Mining Corporation (Caledonia) gold production was down three percent to 54,511 ounces during the full year ended December 31, 2018 compared to 56 133 ounces recorded in prior year due to lower grade. Steve […]

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Zimbabwe currency crisis robs Bell of record year

March 18, 2019 0

A new currency regime in Zimbabwe robbed Bell Equipment of a record financial year, giving the company a R87.4-million “ankle-tap that went straight to the bottom line”, said CEO Leon Goosen on Monday. “It happened right at […]

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TelOne gears up for privatisation

March 17, 2019 0

TelOne says it has appointed a consultant who will advise the company on the restructuring of its staggering $380 million debt as it seeks to clean its books and attract private capital. TelOne is among […]







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Ex-girlfriend takes Matonga to court

March 24, 2019 0

Former deputy minister of Information, Bright Matonga, is up in arms with his ex-girlfriend, Thombizodwa Choto, who has petitioned the High Court seeking an order to compel him to present himself at the American Embassy […]

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MDC congress preparations on course

March 24, 2019 0

PREPARATIONS for the MDC congress due in May are well on course with ward congresses being held countrywide this weekend. This follows the completion of branch congresses. MDC organising secretary Amos Chibaya told the Daily […]

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Divisions rock MDC Alliance as party heads to congress

March 23, 2019 0

THE intense jostling for positions within the main opposition MDC, ahead of the party’s May elective congress, is escalating — with chaos marring the 20-year-old political outfit’s ongoing restructuring exercise, the Daily News can report. […]




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‘Solution to Zimbabwe’s problems is political’

March 25, 2019 0

Internationally acclaimed local economist Tony Hawkins says Zimbabwe’s economic revival hinges on the building of consensus between the ruling Zanu PF and the country’s main opposition, the MDC. Hawkins, an economics professor who founded the Graduate […]

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UK economy dodges no-deal Brexit hit, for now

March 22, 2019 0

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s economy has struggled beneath the weight of Brexit uncertainty for nearly three years, but many business leaders would probably be relieved just to have more of the same for the next […]




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Naomi Campbell is coming to SA

February 23, 2019 0

Supermodel Naomi Campbell is a formidable force in the fashion industry and has used her success to establish herself as an entrepreneur, which is why she is a keynote speaker at the Forbes Woman Africa […]




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Zimbabwe Parliament probes Idai impact

March 23, 2019 0

PARLIAMENT has dispatched a team of legislators to Manicaland and Masvingo provinces to assess the impact of Cyclone Idai as well as pass condolences on behalf of the august House. This was said by Speaker […]










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    Unpredictable PSL season beckons

    March 24, 2019 0

    IT’S only a week before the start of the new Castle Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL) season and champions FC Platinum will begin their title defence in Harare against Harare City in a mouth-watering week […]

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    Warriors’ date with destiny

    March 24, 2019 0

    At a time when the whole nation is looking for one thing to smile about, something to lift the dark cloud engulfing the nation following Cyclone Idai’s trail of destruction and death, the Warriors could […]

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    Italy may discuss staging Serie A match in China

    March 22, 2019 0

    MILAN (Reuters) – Italian football leaders could discuss staging a Serie A match in China when they meet officials from the Asian country this weekend, sources close to the matter told Reuters on Friday. The […]




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    Dubai denies there were plans for R. Kelly concert

    March 25, 2019 0

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai’s government on Sunday forcefully denied a claim by R&B singer R. Kelly that the artist had planned concerts in the sheikhdom after he had sought permission from an […]




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