Resolution on special congress endorsed • Indaba to affirm President’s candidature • Plans afoot to amend constitution

Herald Reporters It’s a done deal! President Mugabe will be confirmed as the ruling Zanu-PF’s candidate in next year’s Presidential election during an Extraordinary Congress slated for December after the party’s 10 provinces passed the resolution over the weekend. The Extraordinary Congress, which comes before the regular congress that was due in 2019, will be…
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Get illegal vendors off the streets: President

Freeman Razemba Senior Reporter PRESIDENT Mugabe has deplored the vendor menace and lack of order in the Harare central business district (CBD), saying Harare should be the smartest city in the country as the capital. He said vendors operating in and around the capital should be moved to designated points to allow for the free flow of…
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President reflects on Soames visit

Felex Share Senior Reporter THERE is mutual readiness by Zimbabwe and Britain to leave behind years of conflict and open a new chapter of rapprochement, President Mugabe has said. The comments by President Mugabe follow the visit to Zimbabwe by Sir Nicholas Soames, a British Conservative party member of parliament. Sir Nicholas, who is son to Britain’s…
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Zim a treasure trove: First Lady• ‘Westerners hid exploration maps’ • ‘God now revealing hidden wealth’

Tendai Mugabe Senior Reporter Western mining experts hid exploration maps on Zimbabwe’s mineral resource base during the colonial era, but the country is slowly discovering its worth in terms of underground wealth, First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe has said. It is believed that the whites undertook massive exploration works in Zimbabwe before independence, but never made…
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Register to vote, Zanu-PF urges Masvingo supporters

George Maponga Masvingo Bureau The Zanu-PF provincial leadership here has launched a massive exercise to mobilise supporters across the province to register to vote under the new Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) system ahead of next year’s harmonised elections. Speaking at the launch of the BVR campaign in Masvingo District at Nemamwa Growth Point last week, Zanu-PF…
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New Angolan president sworn in

Felex Share in LUANDA, Angola VICE President Phelekezela Mphoko yesterday joined several African leaders who witnessed the swearing-in of Angola’s third president, Mr Joao Lourenço.VP Mphoko was standing in for President Mugabe. The ceremony was held at the Agostinho Neto Memorial. The venue was packed by supporters of the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA),…
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‘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 gets nod to recruit 102 lawyers

Daniel Nemukuyu Senior Court Reporter— Newly-appointed Prosecutor-General (PG)Advocate Ray Goba says his office intends to recruit 102 young lawyers to work as prosecutors, a development that should end the secondment of members of uniformed forces to the prosecution.The recruitment by the understaffed National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) will come with new conditions of service for degreed prosecutors…
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President sets BVR exercise in motion

Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter— President Mugabe yesterday officially launched the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) exercise at State House and became the first person to be registered under the new system that will be used in the creation of a new voters’ roll for the 2018 harmonised elections.First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa and…
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Let’s unite at all levels: President

Tendai Mugabe Senior Reporter— President Mugabe yesterday emphasised the need for unity in Zanu-PF at all levels and warned cadres against insulting the party leadership through making unsubstantiated accusations.He said investigations should be instituted to establish the motive behind those false accusations. Addressing the 106th Session of the Zanu-PF Central Committee at Zanu-PF Headquarters in Harare, President…
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