Hawks bust car racket in Beitbridge

Thupeyo Muleya Beitbridge Bureau South Africa’s organised crime busting unit, the Hawks, have arrested nine people, including five police officers and one immigration officer at Beitbridge Border Post on charges of corruption, fraud and smuggling of stolen vehicles from that country into Zimbabwe. Hawks spokesperson for Limpopo province, Captain Matimba Maluleke said the suspects were arrested between…
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ANC calls for speedy start to state capture inquiry

CAPE TOWN. — The African National Congress (ANC) says the commission of inquiry into state capture must start its work immediately, now that the terms of references have been released. President Jacob Zuma’s terms for the inquiry were finally published and released in the Government Gazette yesterday. In it, he wants the inquiry to investigate all…
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‘No more affidavit case withdrawals’

Mashudu Netsianda, Senior Court Reporter THE Prosecutor-General (PG) Advocate Ray Goba has ordered prosecutors to immediately stop complainants from withdrawing matters before the court through affidavits saying the practice had no legal grounding. In a circular addressed to all prosecutors, Adv Goba said the scrapping of withdrawal affidavits is in line with the adoption of… …
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Wicknell Chivayo stirs hornet’s with paternity test

Bongani Ndlovu, Showbiz Correspondent CONTROVERSIAL businessman Wicknell Chivayo is in the eye of a storm after sharing pictures of a DNA test to prove the paternity of his week-old son, sparking a public outcry from people who say he publicly shamed his wife Sonja Madzikanda. Sir Wicknell, as Chivayo likes to call himself, shared the… …
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Govt cuts diamond ground fees

Tinashe Makichi Business Reporter— GOVERNMENT has significantly reduced ground rental annual fees for diamonds to $225 per hectare from $3 000. The reduction is in line with Government’s ease of doing business reforms to facilitate investment in the diamond sector. Mines and Mining Development Minister Winstone Chitando had recently indicated that the Government was going to come up…
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Zim leaves indelible mark in Switzerland

Oliver Kazunga, Acting Business Editor ZIMBABWE has left an indelible mark at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland and indications are that the country will soon witness an increased flow of foreign direct investment from across the globe, economists said yesterday. President Emmerson Mnangagwa made his maiden appearance at the 48th WEF that… …
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Zimbabwe’s new political dispensation excites India

Tendai Mugabe Senior Reporter— INDIAN investors are excited over the new political dispensation in Zimbabwe and are eager to invest in the southern African country. Speaking to journalists after meeting Energy and Power Development Minister Cde Simon Khaya Moyo, who is also the acting Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister, yesterday, Indian ambassador to Zimbabwe Mr Rungsung…
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Cholera: Govt to monitor funerals

Thandeka Moyo, Health Reporter HEALTH and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa has said people should notify health officials of any public gatherings including funerals so that measures can be put in place to avoid the spread of cholera. In a ministerial statement in Parliament on Wednesday, Dr Parirenyatwa also urged people to avoid handshakes,… …
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Andy Muridzo, Jah Prayzah deal turns sour

Tawanda Marwizi Arts Correspondent— The relationship between Jah Prayzah and Andy Muridzo is on the rocks with Muridzo mulling to pull out of Military Touch Movement, it has emerged. Muridzo reportedly hinted to Jah Prayzah’s manager Keen Mushapaidze that he was on his way out. The “Dherira” singer’s manager Gift Petro confirmed the communication but said he could…
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