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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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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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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Grain reserves hit one million tonnes •Activate satellite collection points, GMB told •$390 producer price unchanged

Walter Nyamukondiwa Chinhoyi Bureau— Government has directed the Grain Marketing Board (GMB) to immediately activate satellite collection points to mop up the remaining grain as the Strategic Grain Reserve has hit a million tonnes.GMB has further been directed to work round the clock to facilitate speedy payment of farmers. This comes as Government has already started dispatching…
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Zanu-PF revs up election preps

Walter Nyamukondiwa Chinhoyi Bureau Zanu-PF’s campaign machinery is rolling out workshops to lay an election roadmap that prepares the party for resounding victory in next year’s harmonised elections. The party has partnered the Post Office Savings Bank (POSB) to produce an electronic membership card with banking functionality expected to bring convenience to its members. Addressing a…
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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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President outlines legislative agenda •25 Bills to be tabled before Parly •Agric, mining drive economic revival

Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter— President Mugabe yesterday officially opened the Fifth and last Session of the Eighth Parliament, saying the occasion came at a time when the economy was on the rebound, spurred by growth in agriculture and mining. In his address outlining the legislative agenda for the session where at least 25 Bills are expected…
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Ntouba falls into Tsipa trap

Robson Sharuko Senior Sports Editor LAST year it was CAPS United’s forward Leonard Tsipa and on Sunday it was the turn of Dynamos’ Cameroonian hotshot Christian Ntouba with both strikers being expelled for the same offence — headbutting defender Peter Muduhwa. Both strikers’ expulsions came at a time when they were firmly in the race for the…
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Govt, farmers at loggerheads over rentals

Walter Mswazie Herald Correspondent Some beneficiaries of the land programme resettled under models A1 and A2 in Masvingo are set for a collision course with Government, as they have vowed not to pay land rentals pegged by the State citing lack of capacity. The most vocal are mainly cattle ranchers, particularly in Mwenezi and Chiredzi, who…
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Multichoice sued over US dollar subscriptions

Daniel Nemukuyu Senior Court Reporter A HARARE lawyer has approached the High Court seeking an order compelling Skynet Private Limited (Multichoice Zimbabwe) to accept bank card swipe, bank transfers, EcoCash and bond notes for DSTV subscriptions. Most households countrywide have over the past months failed to raise the required United States dollars required for DSTV subscription….
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