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By Alois Vinga FINANCE Minister Mthuli Ncube says government’s ongoing privatisation process will not create any avenues for corrupt politicians and business persons to manipulate and further enrich themselves through stealing from the entities. He was responding to concerns by parliamentarians over the weekend who had asked if the...
Workers at ZMDC gold producing unit go for three years without pay
By Kwekwe Correspondent WORKERS at one of the Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC)...
Govt set to repossess 200 Garikai/Hlalani Khule houses in Marondera
By Mashonaland East Correspondent Marondera: Eviction notices have been issued to over 200...
Aug 1 killings renew scepticism about Zim’s political stability, says govt official
By Leopold Munhende A TOP civil servant has revealed the killing of six...
Oscar Pistorius freed for a few hours to attend grandfather’s burial
Dailysun CONVICTED murderer Oscar Pistorius was a free man for a few hours...
ED plugs graft loopholes, new law compels looters to explain wealth source
By Robert Tapfumaneyi GOVERNMENT has gazetted the Unexplained Wealth Order which makes it...

Zimbabwe

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Aljazeera A year since a trio of army generals held former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe under house arrest as part of a 10-day military operation that enabled his protege, Emmerson Mnangagwa, to take power, there are mixed feelings as to how different the proclaimed “new dispensation” is from Mugabe’s...
Chivhu hooker retires aged 68 but still pestered for unprotected sex by men
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By Robert Tapfumaneyi SIXTY-EIGHT year-old Anna Pint says she has retired from decades...
Man gets 12 years for beheading wife caught having bush sex with nephew
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By Matabeleland North Correspondent Hwange: An Inyathi man in Matabeleland North who beheaded...
Sex workers using pieces of cloth as condoms
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By Robert Tapfumaneyi A group of sex workers in Chivhu are putting their...
Man dies soon after beating up own kids for stopping him from taking poison
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By Mashonaland East Correspondent Mudzi: A 50-year-old man recently took poison and died,...
Chigumba admits poll demo fright, deplores army use of live ammunition
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By Leopold Munhende ZIMBABWE Electoral Commission (ZEC) chair, Priscilla Chigumba has admitted having...

Africa

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Daily Nation President Uhuru Kenyatta directed the Education ministry to let the management of schools originally managed by churches revert to the different faiths, a move that could take the education system decades back. The President also directed that ownership of the land on which church-built schools stand be...
Cholera outbreak kills 175, affects over 10 000 in Nigeria
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AFP Suspected cholera cases have jumped in northeast Nigeria where Boko Haram violence...
9 children killed in Uganda school inferno, police say
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dpa At least 9 children were killed when angered pupils allegedly set their...
Magufuli orders army to buy all nuts after govt price row with private buyers
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AFP Tanzanian President John Magufuli has ordered the army to buy up the...
Kagame defends Rwanda courts as key dissident faces trial
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By AFP President Paul Kagame insisted on Sunday that Rwanda’s courts will operate...
Nigerian opposition candidate says ‘intimidated’ by govt agents
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By AFP THE presidential nominee of Nigeria’s main opposition party alleged on Sunday...

World

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By AFP British Prime Minister Theresa May battled for her political survival on Thursday as ministers resigned and members of her own party plotted to oust her over a draft Brexit deal struck with Brussels this week. May tried to defend her draft Brexit deal before a hostile parliament...
Punch-up in Sri Lankan parliament as thousands rally
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By AFP Sri Lanka’s political crisis descended into farce Thursday with MPs throwing...
UK’s May wins cabinet backing for Brexit deal
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Fin24 British Prime Minister Theresa May won the support of her cabinet on...
Palestinians launch dozens of rockets into Israel after raid
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By Associated Press GAZA CITY: Palestinian militants on Monday fired dozens of rockets...
France seizes jet at takeoff after Ryanair doesn’t pay bill
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By Associated Press PARIS: Storms, strikes, computer failures — you can now add...
Police stop protesters approaching Trump motorcade in Paris
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By AFP French police stopped two topless protesters who approached the motorcade of...

Health & Community

November 10, 2018 0 104
By Staff Reporter Mutare: BUS drivers who ply the Harare-Mutare route have urged government to restore the country’s rail transport system and further develop the fuel pipeline in order to reduce increasing volumes of haulage trucks partly blamed for continued road traffic accidents. This follows a horrific road accident...
UK: Court hears Zim man with 2 wives lunged at own daughter with a knife
By The Echo LIVERPOOL: A dad-of-six who lunged at his eldest daughter with...
Guns recovered as robbers are nabbed
By Staff Reporter AT least 15 suspected armed robbers have been arrested in...
Rape accused dad says penis ‘abnormally big’; invites female magistrate to inspect
By Staff Reporter MASVINGO: A 49-year-old Bikita man has appeared in court charged...
Driver on the run as ZRP blames speed for Rusape horror crash
By Staff Reporter POLICE have blamed speed for the horrific Rusape bus accident...
Masvingo has 12 percent HIV/Aids prevalence rate – NAC
By Staff Reporter Masvingo: AN average of 12 people out of 100 are...

Science & Tech

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By AFP With its colourful hammocks and table tennis table, a new tech hub in the Lagos metropolis wouldn’t look out of place among the start-ups on the other side of the world in Silicon Valley. But the NG_Hub office is in the suburb of Yaba — the heart...
Zimbabwe launches space agency
By Xinhua HARARE: Zimbabwe on Tuesday launched its space agency to advance the...
China’s Huawei under US probe for Iran sanctions violations: report
By AFP THE US Justice Department has opened an investigation into suspected violations...
Construction robots weld, bolt, lift to beat worker shortage
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By Associated Press TOKYO: Robots that can weld, lift and bolt are being...
Financial expert taking Facebook to UK court over fake ads
By Associated Press LONDON: A personal finance expert launched a lawsuit against Facebook...
China exports facial ID technology to Zimbabwe
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China is exporting facial recognition technology to Zimbabwe as part of the Belt and...

Travel

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By AFP HARARE: The departure of Robert Mugabe has finally brought some good to Zimbabwe — a boom in tourism. Mugabe was removed from power in November last year after the military stepped in. Mugabe’s fall has been a blessing to Zimbabwe with more tourists now visiting. Zimbabwe Tourism...
Cholera scare on Algeria-France flight
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By AFP A sick eight-year-old triggered a cholera scare onboard a flight from...
UK tour operator makes Zimbabwe return after 12 years; targets Mana Pools
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By Staff Reporter UK-based tour operator, Wilderness Safaris, is set to return to...
UK news caster on his Zimbabwe holiday
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By thetimes.co.uk My hols: Jon Snow My partner is from Zimbabwe and we...
Zimbabwe edges back onto tourist map
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By AFP After nearly two decades in the doldrums, Zimbabwe’s tourism sector is...
Overthrow of Mugabe tempts tourists back to Victoria Falls
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By Peta Thornycroft IT IS one of the seven natural wonders of the...

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