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Hijack Zanu’s Million-Man march, youths urged

THE Youth Advocacy for Reform and Democracy (YARD), a pressure group, has urged youths to hijack Zanu PF’s Million-Man march and turn into an anti President Robert Mugabe campaign. YARD says youth should seize the opportunity and term it the “One Million Unemployed march,” while ...

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“King Lobengula Khumalo didn’t sell the country”

ONE of the most senior chiefs in Matabeleland, Vezi Maduna Mafu, on Saturday challenged the ‘historical myth’ that the last Ndebele King Lobengula Khumalo ‘sold the country’ to whites and the government position that young people in Matabeleland are leaving the country because they are attracted to Johannesburg. Maduna ...

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Togolese President opens 57th ZITF edition

THE Togolese President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé Friday officially opened the 57th edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) emphasising integration among African countries through trade. Speaking during the ceremony Essozimna said there is a need for African countries to promote integration, which will in-turn ...

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“‘Stolen’ $15 billion could have saved Zim’s economy”

ZIMBABWE needed $14 billion to turnaround its economy but the Zanu PF led government allowed $15 billion worth of diamond revenues to “vanish” – funds that could have revived the country, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by former Finance Minister, Tendai Biti has charged. ...

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“My priority now is El-Nino,” says new US ambassador

NEWLY accredited United States Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Harry Keel Thomas Jr, says his government has committed itself to fight El -Nino and shall provide humanitarian assistance to the country, which has been ravaged by drought. Zimbabwe is one of the worst affected countries, where El ...

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Civil servants’ salaries: “Govt heartless”

THE Tendai Biti-led People’s Democratic Party (PDP) says it is appalled by Zanu PF’s government’s failure to pay civil servants their December salaries and bonuses calling the state “heartless.” In a statement, PDP Bulawayo provincial spokesperson Fortune Mlalazi said it was worrying to note that ...

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“First Lady Grace Mugabe inconsiderate”

By Samantha Ndebele MATOBO Community Development Forum (MDCF) says it is appalled by First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe’s failure to appreciate reality on the ground when she labelled Matabeleland South as a “beggar province” dependent on food aid from NGOs bent on regime change. In ...

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2398 graduate at NUST … Five new degree programmes

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe capped 2398 graduands at the 21st National University of Science and Technology (NUST) graduation ceremony while five degree programmes were awarded for the first time in the history of the institution this Friday. These five degree classes are Master of Science Degree ...

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President Mugabe to cap 2 300 at NUST

By Walter Dlamini PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is set to cap 2 304 National University of Science and Technology (NUST) graduands at the university’s 21st graduation ceremony on Friday. Nust’s director of communication and marketing, Felix Moyo said the graduation rehearsals are underway and the university ...

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Respect media freedom, Prof tells Zanu

PROFESSOR Welshman Ncube, a constitutional law expert, has said the constitution protects the freedom of the media, which the Zanu PF led government has to respect despite complaints with its performance. This comes on the backdrop of statements by Permanent Secretary for Media, Information and ...

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