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ED’s advisor remarks to stop abduction draws mixed feelings

President Mnangagwa’s advisor and businessman Shingi Munyeza has called for an end to the abduction and torture of Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-A) officials and human rights defenders. MDC officials including Blessing Kanotunga and human rights defenders Tatenda Mombeyarara have been abducted during the days of their planned demonstration. Posting on his twitter handle Munyeza said he was disgusted by ...

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MDC youth condemns Gonyeti’s abduction

Youth Secretary for MDC-A Zachariah Mushwatu has condemned the abduction and torture of comedian and socialite Samantha Kureya well known as Gonyeti. MDC-A youth urged the government to abduct and fix the economy than abducting defenseless civilians. In a press statement the MDC-A youth has criticized the Mnangagwa regime for increasing the numbers of abduction civic activist and human rights ...

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Journalist seeks $500k compensation following unlawful detention

Former Sunday Mail editor, Edmund Kudzai has approached the High Court seeking a $500 000 compensation following his arrest and detention by the Zimbabwe Republic Police on allegations of unlawfully possessing an umbrella which resembled camouflaged military uniform in February this year. According to court papers, Kudzai cited Home Affairs Minister, Cain Matema, Minister of Defence and War Veterans, Oppah ...

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Biti takes First Mutual to court over retirement package.

MDC-A vice president, Tendai Biti, has dragged insurance company, First Mutual Holdings Limited to court demanding a total retirement assured sum amounting to ZW$15 000 000. The insurance company had said it would only pay him less than what was agreed upon attaining his retirement age of 60. First Mutual Holdings is yet to enter appearance to defend notice. According ...

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State University lecturers threaten to down tools

Zimbabwe State Universities Union of Academics (ZSUUA) has issued a statement that with effect from 8 September 2019 all teaching staff will no longer be able to continue their services due to the economic hardships. ZSUUA has dated this to the salaries of state universities staff which have not yielded the desired outcome. The university teaching stuff has noted that ...

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ED promises to whip out corruption

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has promised and assured Zimbabweans to fight and to whip out corruption. Mnangagwa said he had engaged Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) to fight corruption. Mnangagwa recently appointed a new ZACC board being led by the new chairperson High Court Judge Justice Loice Matanda-Moyo in fighting against bribery,crime and any criminal act at the expense of Zimbabwe, “The ...

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MDC-A top officials react to Gonyeti’s abduction

Bustop TV comedian Samantha Kureya aka Gonyeti was yesterday tortured , assaulted and dumped by the masked and armed men from her home in Mufakose . A number of MDC-A opinion makers on social media which include MDC-A leader Nelson Chamisa and the party’s Vice President, Tendai Biti reacted to the abduction of Kureya. “The love of power must never ...

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Fresh allegations on Mupfumira.

Former Environment Tourism and Hospitality Industry minister Prisca Mupfumira ,who is currently detained at Chikurubi female prison is likely to spend a few more months there as the state last week mentioned to the court that Mupfumira was likely to face two more fresh charges of fraud and money laundering. Zimbabwe Anti -Corruption Commission (ZACC) reportedly established that she was ...

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Ginimbi’s Club Sankayi re-opens

Controversial businessman and socialite Genius Kadungure “Ginimbi” is set to re-open his nightclub, Sankayi on Saturday which was shut down in February this year for renovations which were under way. The club will be re-opened this Saturday under a new name “Dreams”. Club Sankayi is known for selling expensive beverages and hosting top class events. The Dreams club will first ...

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Ex VP Mphoko remanded to September

Former Vice President, Phelekezela Mphoko yesterday appeared before Bulawayo Provincial Magistrate and was remanded out of custody to September 4 on $1 000 bail . His trial will be transferred to Harare where the alleged offence occurred. As part of bail conditions ,the former VP was ordered to surrender his passport, report once a week at CID Commercial Crimes Divisions ...

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