Tycoon fights Grace Mugabe

HARARE – A Lebanese businessman who is locked in a $1,3 million diamond ring wrangle with former first lady Grace Mugabe has filed opposing papers in the High Court, claiming the ex-Zanu PF women’s league secretary was approaching the courts with dirty hands. Read full story in today’s paper.

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Mpofu, Mliswa in vicious fight

HARARE – Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu, who is a former Mines minister, blew his gasket in Parliament yesterday after clashing with Mines and Energy portfolio committee chairperson Temba Mliswa over the country’s missing $15 billion revenue from the gem-rich Chiadzwa diamonds fields. The b…
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Kombi ban triggers fierce clashes

HARARE – Police yesterday fought running battles with commuter omnibus crews and vendors in and around Harare’s Central Business District (CBD) who were resisting the enforcement of a government decree outlawing ferrying of passengers and vending in the inner city. Government immediately resci…
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JUST IN: O-Level results out

Auxilia Katongomara The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) has released the November 2017 Ordinary level results. In a statement on Friday Zimsec board chair Professor Eddie Mwenje said candidates who sat for the examinations will be able to collect their results on Monday 26 February. More details to follow… …
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Boom Betto dupes young artist $10

23 February 2018 ZIM DANCEHALL chanter Boom Betto, real name Albert Mushore, has been accused of conning a young dancehall artiste of $10 meant for a collabo. Trymore Sande, affectionately known as “Trigo” by his fans had tored to ride on Boom Betto’s popularity and make inroads in the genre. The Munodonhedza Musika singer acknowledged […] …
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REMORSEFUL: Police regret shooting that led to death of two people

THE Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) says it regrets the death of two people and the injury of four in Harare Central Business District when police clashed with commuters yesterday evening. Speaking at a press conference, ZRP Commissioner-General Godwin Matanga expressed his sincere condolences to the bereaved families and relatives who lost their loved ones in… …
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Woman kills hubby

23 February 2018 A Cranborne woman has been arrested for allegedly killing her husband after he received a phone call from a suspected girlfriend. Marlene Layton, 45, was not asked to plead when she appeared before Harare magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwagwa charged with murder. She was granted $50 bail and the matter was remanded to April […] …
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Government reverse kombis ban

23 February 2018 THE Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing, Hon July Moyo, has reversed the ban on kombis in the CBD saying the Harare City Council had hurried in implementing. In a press statement Thursday, Minister Moyo said the ministry regretted the decision taken by Harare. “The Minister of Local Government, […] …
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Tsvangirai buried next to Susan

23 February 2018   … religious experts speak   FORMER Prime Minister, Morgan Tsvangirai was laid to rest at his Buhera homestead on Tuesday afternoon after losing his battle with colon cancer in South Africa last week. Tsvangirai was buried next to his first wife Susan and with space seemingly reserved for him, H-Metro sought […] …
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