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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‘Declare Rutanhire national hero’

Felex Share Senior Reporter— Zanu-PF Mashonaland Central Province has written to the Politburo recommending conferment of national hero status on Cde George Rutanhire who died on Saturday morning. Cde Rutanhire was a Politburo member and headed the Chitepo Ideological College, an institution training Zanu-PF members on party’s ideology. He succumbed to renal failure at Karanda Hospital in Mt…
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Chungwa stars as champs show class

Grace Chingoma Senior Sports Reporter— CAPS United  . . . . . . . . (2) 3 Ngezi Platinum .. . . . . . . .0 IN-FORM CAPS United striker Dominic Chungwa hogged the limelight by scoring a brace as the champions’ roar in the Castle Lager Premiership continued yesterday with another good showing at…
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February 21 declared National Youth Day

Herald Reporters Government yesterday declared February 21 the Robert Mugabe National Youth Day in honour of the veteran Pan Africanist. The declaration is a culmination of years of advocacy and petitioning made by founders of the 21st February Movement and consequently by the Zanu-PF Youth League. Speaking to journalist yesterday, Zanu-PF secretary for Administration and…
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Regional industrialisation core on Sadc indaba agenda

From Lovemore Ranga Mataire in Pretoria, South Africa— The SADC Council of Ministers meeting, which kicked off on Tuesday has placed regional industrialisation at the centre of its agenda. In a media briefing, South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Maite-Nkoana Mashabane said the Council of Ministers received progress reports on actions undertaken by the…
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Harare businessman donates to prison school

Herald Reporter Harare businessman Mr Cosmas Mushininga, heeding President Mugabe’s call to invest in education, recently donated books and computers worth $5 000 to Harare Central Prison Primary School and pledged to do the same to other schools in the city. Mr Mushininga, a construction expert, made the donation jointly with his friend and Harare…
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Cellphone levy boosts health

Paidamoyo Chipunza and Ropafadzo Ndangariro The country’s national drug stocks are expected to improve in a few weeks following an injection of $4 million every month by Government, specifically for drug procurement, Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa has said. Speaking after the Natpharm board of directors annual general meeting in Harare last…
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Opposition coalition in disarray

Sydney Kawadza Senior Reporter PLANS by opposition forces to coalesce and unseat Zanu-PF in harmonised elections next year are facing serious hurdles after the MDC-Alliance and Coalition for Democrats yesterday held separate meetings in Harare. People’s Democratic Party secretary-general Dr Gorden Moyo confirmed there was no coalition as yet among opposition parties. This was despite MDC-T…
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Zanu-PF to flex mobilisation muscle in Mat South

Felex Share Senior Reporter— Zanu-pf continues flexing its mobilisation muscle, with President Mugabe tomorrow visiting Matabeleland South Province for his sixth meeting with the youths. Read More….. Zanu-PF flexes mobilisation muscle  Manicaland readies to host President Youths defend territory President’s Masvingo Youth interface slated for June 30 Opposition in panic mode at President’s popularity Mutare rally…
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