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Zimbabwe Offers White Farmers Land As Compensation For 800 Seized Farms

Reuters ZIMBABWE’S government will offer land as compensation for nearly 800 farms it seized under its land acquisition policy since 2000, according to regulations published on Thursday. Under former President Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe took over some 5,000 farms, mostly from white farmers, saying the policy was meant to address colonial imbalances. But the land seizures triggered

ZCTU Secretary General Japhet Moyo

Police Ban ZCTU’s Mutare Consultative Meeting

By Alois Vinga POLICE in Mutare have banned the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) from holding its Manicaland regional consultative meeting, which was planned for Thursday in the eastern border town. In a letter signed by the Officer Commanding Police in Mutare Central District, Florence Marume and addressed to the ZCTU Eastern Region organiser,

Google HR chief stepping aside as worker activism rises

AFP Google on Monday confirmed that head of human resources Eileen Naughton was stepping away from her job as “vice president of people operations” at the internet company. “We’re grateful to Eileen for all she’s done and look forward to her next chapter at Google,” Sundar Pichai, the head of Google and its parent company

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ED, Oppah Muchunguri Dragged To Court For Using Army To Boot Out Mwenezi Company

By Bulawayo Correspondent A LOCAL conservancy company, Apatron Mining has dragged President Emmerson Mnangagwa; Defence Minister, Oppah Muchinguri and Commander of the Defence Forces, Valerio Sibanda to court for deploying soldiers to unlawfully evict the firm from its property in Mwenezi district in Masvingo province. Aptaron is also suing other 12 respondents. The company’s Managing

Australia bushfires: ‘Mega blaze’ destroys homes ahead of heatwave

BBC Authorities in Australia have issued fresh warnings about a “mega blaze” after it spread beyond containment lines and razed 20 houses near Sydney. The fire, burning over about 400,000 hectares, has moved further into the Blue Mountains – a popular tourist area which lies west of the city. It is a blow to crews

Harare Mayor Herbert Gomba

More Harare nurses return to work

By Paidashe Mandivengerei HEALTH service delivery has improved in Harare municipal clinics as more nurses have dumped the strike, city health service department has said. This comes after council nurses embarked on a strike which lasted over two weeks citing incapacitation and demanding a review of their salaries which they want pegged at the prevailing

Call to extend working hours for cervical cancer screening staff

By Robert Tapfumaneyi THE National Aids Council (NAC) have urged health institutions that are offering cervical cancer screening to extend their services to periods beyond official working hours and public holidays. Most profesional women, it has been observed, despite being knowledgeable about the dangers of the disease, do not have time to seek health services

watch: Roderick Mutuma endears self with Lupopo fans after breaking 11-year jinx

By Leopold Munhende FORMER Dynamos and Highlanders forward Roderick Mutuma is enjoying life in DRC and new club FC Lupopo fans are enjoying him too especially after his solitary strike broke a 11-year winless streak against perennial rivals TP Mazembe.   WATCH: Former Dynamos and Highlanders forward Roderick Mutuma's goal against TP Mazembe. WATCH: Former

Supa Mandiwanzira

High Court rejects Mandiwanzira bid to freeze trial

By Mary Taruvinga FORMER Information Communication Technology (ICT) minister Supa Mandiwanzira’s court bid to have his criminal abuse of office charges scrapped fell through Wednesday when the high Court ruled trial should continue. Mandiwanzira is accused of unlawfully engaging a South African company, Megawatt, to do consultancy work for government’s telecomms firm, NetOne without going

WorldRemit Zimbabwe Country Director Pardon Mujakachi

World Remit cash inflows into Zimbabwe grow by 150 percent

By Alois Vinga ONLINE money transfer entity, WorldRemit says its cash inflows into Zimbabwe from various countries across the globe grew by almost 150 percent in a development signifying that the brand is gaining a considerable market share in the cash transmission sector. In an interview with NewZimbabwe.com Business, Thursday, WorldRemit country director for Zimbabwe,

Women's league secretary Mabel Chinomona

Zanu PF Women’s League: Mugabe must shut up and focus on playing with his grandkids!

By Idah Mhetu THE Zanu PF hit-back against former president Robert Mugabe continued Thursday with the Women’s League saying the nonagenarian should desist from political commentary and concentrate on playing with his grandchildren. “He (Mugabe) should stay at the blue roof quietly, playing with his grandkids, drinking tea and let others do their jobs,” said league

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Chamisa leaves for diplomatic offensive in secret African countries

By Robert Tapfumaneyi MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has left the country on a diplomatic offensive to undisclosed African countries in what his party says was meant to “sensitise the continent on the situation in Zimbabwe”. Party spokesperson Jacob Mafume said, on strategic reasons, they were not ready to reveal the popular opposition leader’s itinerary. “Because