Zanu-PF warns Chombo, Chipanga

Joyce Mukucha Herald Reporter — ZANU-PF yesterday warned expelled G40 cabal members against abusing the revolutionary party”s regalia as doing so was a criminal offence. The remarks were directed at Dr Ignatius Chombo, and Messrs Kudzai Chipanga, Innocent Hamandishe and an unidentified man whose pictures wearing Zanu-PF regalia with initials of President Emmerson Mnangagwa have…
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MDC-T under fire over US trip

Felex Share and Farirai Machivenyika Opposition political parties and ordinary Zimbabweans yesterday castigated MDC-T for lobbying for the maintenance of illegal sanctions on Zimbabwe ahead of the 2018 harmonised elections. The MDC-T this week dispatched its vice president Mr Nelson Chamisa and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) president Mr Tendai Biti under the banner Movement for Democratic…
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Biti’s property divorce list raises eyebrows

Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter— Former Finance Minister and lawyer Mr Tendai Biti should explain his source of wealth that enabled him to acquire properties in Harare’s affluent suburbs and top of the range vehicles, as exposed in the divorce he is going through in the courts, analysts have said. Mr Biti’s properties were exposed in divorce papers…
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Liquid Telecoms rapped for lack of back-up systems

Zvamaida Murwira Senior Reporter— Government is investigating Liquid Telecom for not having adequate back-up systems, resulting in an Internet glitch last week, which led to the disruption of social media applications. Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security Minister Supa Mandiwanzira said TelOne was adequately prepared for the glitch, but Liquid Telecom was found wanting in terms of…
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Mudede to stay: Minister

Zvamaida Murwira Senior Reporter Registrar-General Tobaiwa Mudede will continue to hold office despite reaching the retirement age of 65 years, since the Civil Service Commission is empowered to engage such persons if their services are still required, Parliament has heard. Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Minister Petronella Kagonye said it was not prudent to discriminate…
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‘Speculative holding of land hindering agric production’

Herald Reporter Zimbabwe is failing to realise maximum gains from the agriculture sector due to idle land that has become dead capital and being held for speculative purposes, Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has said. Presenting 2018 National Budget estimates in Harare yesterday, Minister Chinamasa called for urgent implementation of the land audit…
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Mutsvangwa hits back at MDC-T

Herald Reporter— Presidential adviser Cde Christopher Mutsvangwa yesterday hit back at suggestions by MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai that he was never approached to form a coalition Cabinet. Cde Mutsvangwa reiterated that Mr Tsvangirai blocked his deputies and Mr Tendai Biti from joining the Cabinet because of their disloyalty to the embattled opposition leader. He was responding to…
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NECF, Chombo, congratulate ED

Abigail Mawonde Herald Correspondent THE National Economic Consultative Forum (NECF) has congratulated President Emmerson Mnangagwa following his inauguration as Zimbabwe’s Head of State and Government and Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF). President Mnangagwa becomes the country’s second Executive President since independence in 1980 after taking over from President Mugabe, who resigned after being in…
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Congress to align elective assembly

Tendai Mugabe Senior Reporter ZANU-PF is holding an Extraordinary Congress this month to align its elective assembly with the national elective calendar, especially as the country prepares for harmonised elections next year, Presidential Press Secretary Mr George Charamba has said. Effectively, the party is no longer going to have another Congress in 2019. Mr Charamba yesterday…
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