‘President an African hero’

Munyaradzi Huni in New York, Unites States MALAWIAN president Professor Peter Mutharika says President Mugabe’s rich history makes him the only remaining hero of African nationalism. He said he always cherished meetings with President Mugabe whom he described him as “the last man standing’’, adding he learns a lot from the African icon. President Mugabe…
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Goba slams council for CBD chaos

Daniel Nemukuyu Senior Court Reporter Newly-appointed Prosecutor-General Advocate Ray Goba has blasted Harare City Council for failing to ensure orderliness in the city and called for the setting up of specialised municipal courts to deal with petty offenders. Adv Goba slammed council for allowing an influx of street vendors and pirate taxis that have turned the…
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President hits out at Trump

From Munyaradzi Huni in New York, US President Mugabe has said the world is “embarrassed, if not frightened” by what appears to be a return of the biblical Goliath in reference to US President Donald Trump, whose speech at the 72nd Ordinary Session of the United Nations General Assembly seemed to threaten other nations. In…
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Mushohwe to meet students

Herald Correspondent Students who were offered scholarships to study in Russia under the Presidential Scholarship and National Scholarships Programme are expected to meet the executive director Dr Christopher Mushohwe today at the New Ambassador Hotel. Dr Mushohwe, who is also the Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services said the students should come with their…
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216 killed as quake rattles central Mexico

MEXICO. – At least 216 people have been killed after a powerful earthquake hit central Mexico on Tuesday, with the death toll expected to rise due to the scale of the trembler, the country’s civil protection agency said. The magnitude-7.1 quake toppled dozens of buildings, broke gas mains and sparked fires, sending thousands of people…
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Court orders Airzim to reinstate 300 workers

Daniel Nemukuyu Senior Court Reporter The Labour Court has given Air Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd a 60-day ultimatum to either reinstate or pay damages to 300 workers whose contracts were unlawfully terminated on three months’ notice in 2015. Labour Court judge Justice Emilia Muchawa found that although Air Zimbabwe (Airzim) ended the contracts in the spirit of…
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Emergency passports back

Innocent Ruwende Senior Reporter The Registrar-General’s Office has resumed issuing emergency passports and rubbished reports that it had run out of paper to print passports owing to foreign currency shortages. The office suspended the issuing of emergency passports last week to clear a backlog of over 2 000 passports. Members of the public who were seeking…
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Chinamasa grilled over cash ‘black market’

Zvamaida Murwira Senior Reporter Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa was yesterday taken to task by legislators over Government’s inaction on the illegal sale of scarce cash on the black market. Members of Parliament across the political divide asked the minister why there was no evident effort to prosecute cash dealers whom they claimed acted…
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Cash, gold stolen from exhibit room

Court Reporter An official in the Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs in charge of exhibits at the Harare Magistrates’ Courts allegedly stole various exhibits which included $990 and fake United States dollars. There are fears that the fake notes which were in her custody and had been confiscated from fraudsters are back in circulation…
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