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Mbire Chief Daster Chisunga dies in a car accident

Guruve/Mbire district chief, Chief Daster Chisunga (47) has died. Chief Chisunga was involved in a fatal accident by the 92km peg of the Mvurwi/Kanyemba Highway when he lost control of his Landcruiser vehicle and it rolled off the road. he died on the spot. He was carrying eight passengers who were injured and stably recovering at Guruve Rural Hospital. The ...

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Winnie “Mandikizela” Mandela dies at 81

SOUTH African anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has died aged 81, her family have confirmed. “She succumbed peacefully in the early hours of Monday afternoon surrounded by her family and loved ones,” the family said in a statement. The ex-wife of Nelson Mandela was known as “mother of the nation” and had been admitted to hospital in January with a kidney ...

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Innovative Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe profits jump 30%

Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe has shrugged off the prevailing harsh economic environment to post an impressive set of results for the year ended December 2017 headlined by a profit after tax of US$27.6 million, up 30% from the prior year’s US$21.2 million. The bank’s Chairman, Gregory Sebborn, attributed the performance to the returns on the various interest earning instruments that the ...

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More embarrassment for RSA-Beitbridge border immigration

A Zimbabwe bound long distance bus driver was last night nabbed at the South African side of the Beitbridge border post in possession of 16 current passports all belonging to Zimbabwean citizens. It is alleged he had attempted to pass through the scanner when a vigilant immigration officer spotted an anomaly in the driver’s bag prompting a search. upon being ...

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NSSA kicks out Board chair Robbin Vela

Dramatic events at the National Social Security Authority have left the country stunned as the Minister of Labour and Social Welfare, Priscilla Kangonye (MP) sensationally fires the maverick Chairman of the Board, Robin Vela. A letter dated 27 March 2018 and signed by the Minister was precise and shed no light on the merits of the immediate dismissal. Vela who ...

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MDC guillotine falls on Khupe and others as MDC cleans house

The Nelson Chamisa led MDc party that has since the fall of Morgan Richard Tsvangirai been rocked by divisions, power fights and unprecedented violence today read the riot act and rolled heads as it took up house-keeping. The exercise, conducted by the National Council, perceived as the highest decision making body in the labour backed political outfit claimed several scalps ...

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“Sickening” demo: Striking Drs. demand Parirenyatwa’s daughter

Zimbabwe’s Public Health Doctors staging a strike that has now officially debilitated the health institutions have crossed an ethical line, brandishing a demo placard demanding the hand of Health Minister David Parirenyatwa’s daughter in marriage for $329.00 The Doctors, who are claiming to being paid that amount in salaries, though they would not disclose other incentives, allowances and benefits have ...

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CAPS Utd Zvirekwi injured in road accident

Caps United’s Captain and Zimbabwe Warriors FC’s right back Hardlife Zvirekwi was this morning involved in a nasty accident, along Samora Machel Avenue in Eastle when his car, a Toyota Belta veered off the road hitting a tree and street light pole before landing on a side road. A witness said he attempted an overtaking manoeuvre and lost control of ...

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Rudorwashe Gombah, unpacking the worship talent

Rudorwashe Gombah affectionately known as “Rudo” is a Marondera born singer, songwriter, vocal arranger and an international worship leader. She is the third born in a family of six, born 29years ago in a devout Christian background. her father, Rev Gombah is a Minister of the Gospel. Rudo started singing from a tender age of seven in the church kinder ...

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Zimbabwean gang up for £1Million fraud in UK

A Zimbabwean(s) masterminded gang in Bilston, UK plotted to run a scam of nearly £1million using fraudulantly completed and submited maternity allowance applications, a UK jury heard. It made at least 165 fake applications for the benefit pay out in four years, Wolverhampton Crown Court was told. Around £450,000 was paid into the bank accounts controlled or used by 15 ...

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