Peace and Reconciliation Commission gets down to business

Auxilia Katongomara Bulawayo Bureau THE National Peace and Reconciliation Commission will next month begin public hearings on various issues to do with justice, healing and reconciliation. Earlier this month, President Emmerson Mnangagwa signed the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission Bill (NPRC) into law to operationalise the Commission that was appointed in 2016. The National Peace and…
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US shoots down MDC Alliance’s $15bn claim

Zvamaida Murwira Senior Reporter The United States has distanced itself from claims by MDC Alliance acting chairperson Advocate Nelson Chamisa at the weekend that President Donald Trump promised the opposition party a $15 billion kitty should they win the forthcoming elections. In his address at an MDC Alliance rally in Mutare at the weekend and in…
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President to meet UK envoy. . . As Zimbabwe opens up to international community

Tendai Mugabe, Harare Bureau President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration is making remarkable headway in taking Zimbabwe to the global arena with the President this week set to receive a special envoy of British Prime Minister Theresa May to discuss issues of mutual interest between the two countries. The discussions will touch on several economic issues, including… …
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HOOLIGANS TO PAY DEARLY. . . Bosso members agree to sue missile throwers, invaders

Sikhumbuzo Moyo, Senior Sports Reporter HIGHLANDERS members on Sunday unanimously implored the club leadership to pursue legal action against pitch invaders and missile throwers during the team’s matches. The members said some of the hooligans are well known and had been invading the pitch willy-nilly yet the club suffered financial losses due to fines and… …
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Surrey lift Diamond Super Cup

MUTARE – Surrey Abattoirs are the winners of the inaugural Zifa Eastern Region Division One League Diamond Super Cup after edging Tenax 2-1 in an exciting duel at Sakubva Stadium on Sunday. Surrey and Tenax had dumped Mucheke Pirates and Buffaloes respectively by identical 3-2 score lines in t…
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Surveyor in $400k fraud

HARARE – A surveyor at Mining Promotion Corporation (MPC) reportedly manipulated his employer’s bank accounts and converted $380 000 towards construction of his house and other luxuries, a court heard. When Isaac Sinosi, 69, reported for work on January 26 this year, he discovered that the o…
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ZTV banks on old dramas

HARARE – State-owned television channel ZTV has turned to old popular vernacular dramas such as Mukadota Family, Paraffin, Mutirowafanza and Thuz Mas’khethela in a bid to stem the tide of viewers dumping it for DSTV and Kwese TV. The old dramas have been on rotation on national television sinc…
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SA’s Lebo Sekgobela wows Byo

BULAWAYO – South African artiste Lebo Sekgobela delighted gospel lovers at the My Zimbabwe gospel concert held on Saturday at the Large City Hall in the City of Kings. Lebo, well-known for the hit Lion of Judah, on which she sang in English Sotho and Shona, performed in the City of Kings at a …
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Local recognition at last for Mokoomba

HARARE – A bumpercrowd — probably the biggest one they have attracted in Harare — thronged New Ambassador Hotel in Harare on Saturday night to witness Afrofusion group Mokoomba’s first gig of the year. The multi-racial crowd could not have enough of Mokoomba’s enthralling music which is embedd…
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