Byo interface rally preps begin

Nqobile Tshili Chronicle Correspondent ZANU-PF Bulawayo province will host the Presidential Youth Interface Rally at White City Stadium in the last week of September, the party has said. The province is targeting to raise about $50 000 for the event and wants to attract more than 50 000 people. Zanu-PF Youth League Bulawayo provincial chairperson Cde Anna…
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President mourns Gogo Muzenda, Rutanhire

Abigail Mawonde and Nyemudzai Kakore— President Mugabe has described Vice President Simon Muzenda’s widow, Maud, as “an epitome of African motherhood” and branded national hero Cde George Rutanhire “a giant of the struggle” as he grieved over their deaths.Amai Muzenda died on Tuesday, while Cde Rutanhire passed on on Saturday. Said President Mugabe in a statement…
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Steer clear of politics, President tells military

Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter President Mugabe has said the military has no right to interfere in politics and should air its views according to the dictates of the country’s Constitution. In his address to the Zanu-PF Women’s League National Assembly meeting at the ruling party’s headquarters in Harare yesterday, the President — who is also Commander-in-Chief…
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President blasts ‘thieving’ pastors

Brian Chitemba Investigations Editor, Sunday Mail PRESIDENT Mugabe has blasted “pastors” who steal from congregants in the name of God. In the past few years, Zimbabwe has witnessed a mushrooming of pentecostal movements whose often youthful pastors stage-manage miracles to entice congregants from whom they make a fortune through tithes, personal donations and seeding of money….
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EDITORIAL COMMENT: Mining firms must prioritise host communities

RECOMMENDATIONS by the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Indigenisation and Empowerment for the amendment of the country’s indigenisation law to insert a requirement that compels mining firms to contribute at least 25 percent of pledges to Community Share Ownership Trusts to facilitate their speedy set up is spot on and should be implemented as soon as possible….
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EDITORIAL COMMENT: President shows Africa the way

PRESIDENT Mugabe yesterday handed over a $1 million cheque to the African Union Foundation to fulfil the pledge he made when he chaired the continental organisation whose budget is largely donor-driven. Over 60 percent of the AU budget is met by development partners who end up influencing or trying to influence union programmes. Nowhere was…
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Waiting for a people’s manifesto

MY TURN WITH TICHAONA ZINDOGA ZIMBABWE is in an election mode. It has been, for the best of the last four years, even when the result of July 31, 2013, produced clear winners in Zanu-PF and a vanquished opposition – the MDCs. President Mugabe beat Morgan Tsvangirai convincingly. Yet, somehow, the contest did not end…
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