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Zim Government thins the “Teachers” wage bill signalling austerity measures

The Zimbabwean cabinet has approved the civil service audit, heralding a new chapter in the public sector through the implementation of measures such as reduction of student teachers and trainees’ allowances, termination of any salaries still paid for teachers at trust and private schools and resuscitation of pension contributions by civil servants. Some of the changes, meant to reduce the ...

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Our President: For a 91yr old, he is fit

Press and Social Media have in the past hours trended heavily on the careful walk of H.E. President Robert Mugabe as he made way to meet host Turkey President at the welcome ceremony for the G-20 summit earlier in the week captured by the New China TV posted on youtube. While many critics find it worth an incident to jibe ...

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ZESA woes reprieve as ZETDC secures $150m fund

CAIRO headquartered trade finance institution; African Export- Import Bank (Afreximbank) has extended US$150 million to the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) to settle its outstanding debts. The development comes at a time when ZETDC, a subsidiary of ZESA Holdings is saddled by US$373,8 million debt , which it has not been servicing. Efforts to get a comment from ...

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Zimbabwean journalist Robert Mukondiwa unleashes his book; The Judas Files

Zimbabwean literature has this year-end seen the entry of a fresh name in the world of its authors with the new debut novel by writer Robert Mukondiwa whose book, the Judas Files hitshelves in November to critical acclaim from his peers. Not an entirely new name in the world of writing, Robert has always been known as a journalist and ...

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Kereke Prosecution – The heat just got turned UP!

Just hours ago, the Public Prosecutor General Mr Johannes Tomana who in the past had stood aground against paving way for the prosecution of Dr Jane Mutasa, Dr Munyaradzi Kereke and Vivek Solanki on various fraud and miscellaneous cases has just issued certificated allowing the prosecutions. The trio who in the past shown cushy comfort and protection from the power ...

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Mwaruwari in race for the ZIFA hot-seat

FORMER Warriors and Portsmouth Benjani Mwaruwari is bidding to sit on the board Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) board. The retired striker has put himself forward to contest one of four positions at Zifa, after successfully receiving financial backing. Benjani had previously spoken of his desire to boost domestic football from the boardroom. Now the ex-Blues fans’ favourite is in Harare ...

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“Del-Boy” Chisora dumped by Promoter

FRANK WARREN has confirmed that he has severed ties with former British and European heavyweight champion, Dereck Chisora. The 31-year-old had been with the promoter since turning professional in 2007, and his record currently stands at 22-5 (14). “Queensberry Promotions will no longer be promoting or working with Dereck Chisora,” was the succinct statement from the promotional outfit. “Del Boy” ...

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