Ousted Mugabe breaks silence

HARARE – Former president Robert Mugabe has broken silence over his resignation from office last November — and on Monday told visiting chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat — that he stepped down to avoid the country from descending into bloodletting conflict. M…
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‘Chamisa now unstoppable’

HARARE – MDC acting president Nelson Chamisa is beating his internal party rivals with the help of his charm and vitality and could harness those gifts to help him successfully run for president, observers and analysts said yesterday. This comes as the MDC’s top officials are at war over contr…
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Harare bans kombis from CBD

HARARE – Harare City Council will, starting today, not allow any commuter omnibuses into the Central Business District. Commuters will have to rank at the designated holding bays on the peripheries of the town while shuttle buses will ferry passengers to their respective ranks. HCC spokespe…
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Govt fails to pay bonuses

HARARE – Civil servants are fretting over government’s delay in paying them their 2017 bonuses, two months into 2018. Civil servants’ unions who spoke to the Daily News yesterday said most government workers had given up hope of getting paid their 2017 bonuses, accusing the re-elected Cecilia …
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Chinese duo shoots Zanu PF MP’s son

HARARE – The son of a Zanu PF Member of Parliament (MP) was shot in a suspected case of mistaken identity by Chinese nationals on Monday night. Hurungwe West MP Keith Guzah’s son, Kevin who was in the company of a lady “friend” Kudzai, was allegedly shot on the hand by two Chinese nationals wh…
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Chaos erupts as Tsvangirai body arrives

HARARE – A bitter family feud over Morgan Tsvangirai’s widow — Elizabeth — accompanying her husband’s body into the One Commando Barracks forced government to step in yesterday and take charge of the proceedings, triggering protests from the late opposition MDC leader’s supporters. At the last…
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Death threats in split MDC

HARARE – Battle lines have been drawn in the fractured MDC with factions lining up thugs to settle the leadership contest even as opposition party leader Morgan Tsvangirai is still to be buried, the Daily News on Sunday can report. The MDC, thrown into mourning following Tsvangirai’s death on …
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UZ’s Nyagura freed on $200 bail

HARARE – University of Zimbabwe (UZ) vice chancellor (VC) Levi Nyagura was yesterday freed on $200 bail following his arrest on Friday night. He is being charged with criminal abuse of office after he allegedly unprocedurally conferred a doctorate degree to former first lady Grace Mugabe. O…
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