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Paranoid Mugabe relieves deputy Mujuru of duty

This  afternoon Mugabe has, as expected dropped his biggest axe-blow on his immediate subordinate, Vice President Dr. Joice Teurai Ropa Mujuru in a major Cabinet reshuffle that has also claimed at least half a dozen other ministers who failed to secure central committee positions in the part ahead of the party congress last week. Mujuru was the last to be shown the exit door ...

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VP Joice Mujuru breaks silence, issues official statement

PRESS STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE HONOURABLE VICE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE, AND MEMBER OF THE RULING PARTY, ZANU PF – HONOURABLE DR. JOICE TEURAI ROPA MUJURU, TO THE CITIZENS OF ZIMBABWE. Dear Comrades, friends, fellow citizens and countrymen: I am grateful to the Lord that I am able to address you once again, despite the ever present but ...

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Scottish town mourns Scott as Zimbabwe-born mother remains in police custody

NEIGHBOURS and friends over the weekend paid tearful tribute to a five-year-old schoolboy found dead at his home. Scott Chirashi’s body was found by police on Friday at his home in Alva, Clackmannanshire, having suffered “a significant injury”. His mother Farai (32), who emigrated from Zimbabwe several years ago remains in police custody as the main and only suspect to her son’s murder ...

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Aging Mugabe slips tongue, “Pasi neZanu(PF)”

90year old Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe just after being endorsed the sole party candidate for the Presidential Elections 2018  stunned Zanu PF delegates when he shouted “Pasi neZanu PF” (translated, Down with Zanu (PF)) as he wrapped up his speech. He was immediately corrected and he then shouted, Pamberi neZanu PF. This ironic slip has left a lot baffled, yet the ...

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RBZ unveils new coins to be operational December 18

THE new Zimbabwe coins were unveiled by the central bank, but will only start circulating in the country on December 18 2014. Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor John Mangudya said the country will receive $10 million worth of bond coins between now and March which translate to 2% of total banking deposits. Speaking at the unveiling of the coins yesterday, ...

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Zimbabwe Cricket spiralling into abyss — Stuart Carlisle

FORMER national cricket team player Stuart Carlisle has broken his silence on the demise of the sport in Zimbabwe. Below is his statement: As a former national player, I have maintained my silence in the last decade since we retired or resigned from national cricket at the end of the so-called “Rebel” days. I have remained silent out of respect ...

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“Mugabe has practically lost control”, blasts ousted Zanu(PF) bigwig Gumbo

Zimbabweans should stand up and fight against bad leadership, says the suspended Zanu (PF) spokesperson Rugare Gumbo. “We fought to liberate Zimbabwe and have done our part. I think Zimbabweans must take it upon themselves to confront bad leadership in both Zanu (PF) and the nation. They should not just sit back as a crisis unfolds,” Gumbo told The Zimbabwean. ...

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Boycott Mujuru outrages Mugabe at Zanu(PF) congress

The Zanu (PF) sixth congress entered its third day today with President Robert Mugabe saying he was baffled by his deputy’s absence from the gathering. Unsurprising is the absence, considering the tirade of insults, accusations and threats the Vice President has endured from the He claimed that Mujuru, who he has accused of dabbling in witchcraft to topple him has ...

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Tuku Tribute Concert adds “postpone” list

THE Oliver Mtukudzi tribute concert scheduled for the UK this weekend has been postponed to next year, organisers confirmed today. Baffling to many patrons as a number of Zimbabwean musical events spearheaded by home based artists have fallen to the postponement list. Scheduled for Leicester on Saturday, the concert was aimed at paying tribute to “Zimbabwe’s most recognisable humanitarian musician”. ...

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Kelly Rowland mourns her mother, Doris Rowland Garrison

Less than a month after one of the happiest days Kelly Rowland’s life comes what must be of the saddest: Her mother, Doris Rowland Garrison, passed away on December 2 after suffering cardiac arrest one day prior, as the Associated Press reports. She was 66 and would have turned 67 on December 7. “It is with deep sadness that I ...

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