Ousted G40 plots comeback

HARARE – A cross-section of opposition parties — among them the National People’s Party (NPP) and the MDC Alliance — are engaged in secret talks with banished members of the Generation 40 (G40) faction as they seek to work on their weaknesses and outsmart a resurgent Zanu PF at the forthcoming po…
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Outrage over Grace’s doctorate

HARARE – Former first lady Grace Mugabe’s record-time PhD granted by the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) four years ago only for the thesis to be published this week on the institution’s website, has courted further controversy. Analysts are not amused by the lengthy period it has taken the countr…
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Khupe snubs MDC meeting again

HARARE – MDC vice president Thokozani Khupe risks being hauled before the party’s disciplinary committee after snubbing another party meeting this week. Khupe missed last week’s national standing committee (NSC) meeting at the party’s headquarters in Harare and was nowhere to be seen again whe…
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MPs warned against unruly behaviour

HARARE – National Assembly deputy speaker Mabel Chinomona has warned legislators against absenteeism and unruly behaviour during debates. She gave a stern warning this week after Norton’s independent legislator Temba Mliswa complained that there were some MPs who just come and register their n…
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‘No going back on ECD teachers’

HARARE – Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa insists government will not back down on its decision not to pay newly-recruited Early Childhood Development (ECD) teachers, arguing Treasury cannot afford such expenditure. In his 2018 National Budget, Chinamasa made no provision for ECD learning, s…
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 AU Should Press Zimbabwe for Credible, Free and Fair Elections  

By Dewa Mavhinga Mere months after Zimbabwe’s military coup, the country’s new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, announced he will attend the 30th African Union summit – this despite the AU chairman’s statement in November that the AU would “never accept the military coup” in Zimbabwe. The summit, to be held this weekend in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, […]
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Tsvangirai is fine says Tamborinyoka

27th January 2018 By Farai D Hove| MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s spokesman, Luke Tamborinyoka  has dispelled fears on the man’s life. A report had claimed that Tsvangirai is battling for his life at a medical institution in South Africa. The article, which was published by Newsday has been challenged by Tamborinyoka. “Just to allay fears and […]
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Davos missed one crucial aspect on Zimbabwe – who really is in charge?

by Tendai Ruben Mbofana It was very somewhat inspiring and encouraging witnessing the amazing interest that both the international business and political establishment placed on the ‘new dispensation’ in Zimbabwe, and the vast optimism with which they have accepted the positive messages delivered by President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa on the country’s future, during the ongoing […]
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Tsvangirai: Its All Speculation, I Will Be Back in Zim Shortly

MDC T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has dismissed media reports that his health condition has deteriorated and doctors have given him three months to live. Mr Tsvangirai has issued a statement saying he is on a routine cancer treatment check up like any other patient and called on people to register to vote and attend opposition alliance […]
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US$200m Intratek scandal deepens

Source: US$200m Intratek scandal deepens | Theindependent (Zimbabwe) THE chairperson of the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC), Engineer Stanley Kazhanje, has been caught in a conflict of interest storm after he was accused of preparing tender documents for Wicknell Chivayo’s Intratek, which was awarded the US$200 million Gwanda solar project. Elias Mambo/Owen Gagare Allegations are that […]
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