Mafirakurewa burial today

Mernat Mafirakurewa Herald Reporter Chronicle Business Editor Mernat Mafirakurewa, who died in a horrific accident on Wednesday night along the Masvingo-Harare Highway, will be buried today at Warren Hills cemetery in Harare. Mafirakurewa (33) was travelling from Bulawayo to Harare to cover the National Tourism Policy launch when the vehicle he was travelling in was involved in a head-on collision with a South Africa-bound bus. Family spokesperson Mr Lloyd Mugwira said a church service would be held at 10am at No

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Tourism Minister Mzembi Must Stop Thinking Aloud

Zimbabwe’s tourism minister must stop thinking aloud and start putting breaks to his day dreaming or else he risks sleep walking himself into some irrelevance statue. I wonder what the youthful minister smokes to have fantasyland dreams of such magnitude. Minister Mzembi recently announced his dream for Zimbabwe to host the FIFA World Cup in 2034 and last week took his dream to Zimbabwe’s parliament for debate.

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MUGABE REVEALS HIS ACE

First Lady, Grace Mugabe’s entrance into the political arena has sent major shockwaves in Zanu PF and thrown into disarray factions battling to succeed President Robert Mugabe. Zanu PF Women’s League structures on Friday endorsed Grace as their new boss ahead of the wing’s congress in August, giving her a ticket to march into the party’s politburo.Sources said Mugabe sanctioned the move by the First Lady to deal a blow to the factions fighting to succeed him as age takes its toll on the 90-year-old Zanu PF leader. One faction is reportedly led by Vice-President Joice Mujuru and another one is linked to Justice minister Emmerson Mnangagwa

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Palestine declares ‘Day of Rage’

Protesters against the Prawer Plan at Day of Rage protests outside the Negev town of Hura, in this file photo.

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President Mugabe Obsessed With Tsvangirai

Dear Editor, If Morgan Tsvangirai was a woman, he would by now be Mugabe’s second wife. It is hardly a day without a ZANU PF cabinet Minister chanting derogatory tunes or blame on Tsvangirai. It now seems like an over-played song.

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Zim economic crisis might last 10 years – Biti

Jul 26, 2014 Business 2 Zimbabwe’s economic recession might last at least 10 years if no urgent action is taken to reverse it, says the MDC Renewal Team secretary, Tendai Biti. Former Finance Minister Tendai Biti The country is going through an economic crisis that took a turn for the worse after last year’s general elections which President Robert Mugabe and Zanu (PF) won with a landslide but against allegations of electoral fraud. Treasury is struggling against severely poor revenue inflows, government is failing to fund critical public service programmes and unemployment is rising as companies closures increase and investors keep away

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HER NAME HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH IT

President Jacob Zuma’s daughter Thuthukile was appointed chief of staff at the department of telecommunications and postal services after consideration of her “capacity” for the position, the department said on Friday.  “Thuthukile Zuma’s appointment..

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