President’S Speech: SOME HIGHLIGHTS

ON SALARIES “In an effort to improve conditions of service for ZDF, Government has provided staff with vehicles and other equipment,” President Mugabe said. “However, a lot is still to be done to provide the forces with medical support, housing, salaries and allowances. Ndozvimwe zvavanochemawo nazvo izvi.  Mari inotambirwa yakadzikira, ndinofunga kuti nekusimukira kurikuita nyika…
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Landmark ruling for fired thousands

Daniel Nemukuyu Senior Court Reporter— THOUSANDS of workers who were fired on three months’ notice without their consent after the 2015 Zuva Petroleum judgment, are now entitled to reinstatement or payment of damages after the Labour Court ruled that they were unlawfully dismissed. In a landmark judgment, head of the Labour Court bench Justice Gladys…
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President off to Iran

Mabasa Sasa Editor, Sunday Mail President Mugabe left Harare last night for Tehran to join fellow world leaders and officials from 100 countries for the inauguration of Iranian president Hassan Rouhani. Zimbabwe’s Head of State and Government is accompanied by Foreign Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi and Senior Government officials. Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is Acting President. Iranian legislator…
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500 women await fistula surgery

Walter Nyamukondiwa Chinhoyi Bureau— OVER 500 women are on Chinhoyi Provincial Hospital’s waiting list to undergo surgery to repair damaged fistula, which results in uncontrolled passing of urine and stool. The large number of women awaiting treatment underscores the magnitude of the challenge, which is mostly caused by prolonged obstructed labour. This is mostly attributed to early…
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LATEST: Cde Thokozile Mathuthu promoted

Tendai Mugabe in Mutorashanga Cde Thokozile Mathuthu is the new Zanu-PF Women’s League deputy secretary, taking over from the deposed Eunice Nomthandazo Moyo. Zanu-PF secretary for administration Dr Ignitius Chombo made the announcement at the burial of the wife of the Secretary for Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Mr George Charamba, Olivia Charamba, in Mutorashanga…
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Bridging the digital divide, connecting the unconnected

Digitalisation has brought with it an era where nearly every facet of life can be controlled and developed digitally, from bank transactions, to shopping, paying utility bills, access to educational material through to lucrative business communications. It touches most people every single day and this stimulation could provide more equal opportunities reducing the hindrances created…
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Kuwaza freed on bail

Fungai Lupande Court Reporter— Former State Procurement Board (SPB) chairperson Charles Tawonerera Kuwaza, accused of five counts of corruption involving over $1 million and ZW$2,5 billion, was last Friday freed on $2 000 bail. Kuwaza is reportedly on a life support at Metropolitan Clinic after he suddenly fell seriously ill soon after his arrest on Wednesday last…
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Fifa bosses praise Zim

Robson Sharuko Senior Sports Editor— FIFA have heaped lavish praise on Zimbabwe, describing it as a beautiful country, in yet another ringing endorsement of both this nation and those in charge of its national game as the bond between the global and local football leadership continues to gain in strength. This follows the recent high-profile two-day visit…
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Morocco to withdraw from Western Sahara tension zone

Rabat. – Morocco said on Sunday it will pull back from a zone of the contested Western Sahara that has raised tensions with Algeria-backed Polisario Front separatists. “The Kingdom of Morocco will proceed from today with a unilateral withdrawal from the (Guerguerat) zone,” the foreign ministry said in a statement. It said the decision was taken by…
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