Nyagura blasts dept over Grace Mugabe PhD

Paidamoyo Chipunza and Mirirai Nsingo— University of Zimbabwe Vice Chancellor Professor Levi Nyagura has blasted lecturers in the Department of Sociology for challenging the awarding of a doctorate to former First Lady Grace Mugabe, saying they were “ignorant Messrs and doctors” with no academic capacity to supervise a PhD student.In an interview with The Herald…
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BREAKING: Zimbabwe strikes lithium mining deal

Darlington Musarurwa in Cape Town, South Africa State owned enterprise, the Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC) has struck a lithium mining deal with a “quoted company” and an announcement will be made soon. Speaking on Tuesday morning at an Investors’ Breakfast meeting here, Mines and Mining Development Minister Mr Winston Chitando said since the new…
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Free, fair polls a must: SB Moyo

Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter— Events that led to the resignation of former President Robert Mugabe were not a military takeover, but a spontaneous reaction by the generality of Zimbabweans who demanded change, and the subsequent holding of free, fair and credible elections will endorse the process, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Lieutenant-General Sibusiso Moyo (Retired)…
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Zim transition unparalleled: PAP

Zvamaida Murwira Senior Reporter Pan-African Parliament (PAP) president Mr Roger Nkodo Dang yesterday described Zimbabwe’s transition as unparalleled, given the peaceful way in which it was executed. He said it was important for the country to ensure that the forthcoming general elections were held in a peaceful environment. In an interview with journalists after meeting President…
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The woman whom death forgot

By Mirirai Nsingo Shingirai Matogo would lie in her cold home waiting. With every movement at her doorstep, every flutter of a shadow, every lick of the lips by the dog at the doorstep said to her the visitor she was awaiting had finally arrived. It was a cocktail or resignation and anticipation wrapped up…
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Zim, UK on cusp of breakthrough

Tendai Mugabe Senior Reporter— British Prime Minister Theresa May has been impressed by statements made by President Mnangagwa so far on economic and political reforms, which have sent important signals around the world about the country’s readiness for investment, an official has said.This was revealed by Prime Minister May’s special envoy to President Mnangagwa, who is…
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From World Cup captain to outcast . . . . . Is this the biggest meltdown in domestic football history?

Robson Sharuko Senior Sports Editor DENVER MUKAMBA’S spectacular fall from grace – from captaining the Warriors in a World Cup qualifier as a 21-year-old highly-rated footballer to becoming an outcast at Dynamos in just five years – is probably the biggest individual meltdown in the history of domestic football. The rangy forward finds himself dominating newspaper…
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