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MDC-T primary elections a joke: Mudzuri

Elias Mudzuri has described the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) primary elections as a joke. The remaining vice president for the MDC-T after khupe was sucked out of the party has bitter comments about the recently held MDC-T primaries. These primary elections were held over the two previous weekends. Elias Mudzuru said that, “As a vice president I cannot be ...

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Chaos as police officers attacks civilians Harare CBD

There was chaos in Harare Central Business District as police officers attacked and harassed civilians at corner Chinhoyi b Street and Kwame Nkrumah  Avenue today. The police officers were assaulting anyone who was along Chinhoyi Street around 1200hrs today and commuter omnibuses were destroyed. Some of the civilians who were involved in this brutality suggested that the police officers might ...

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Parents demonstrate over maladministration at Masaisai Primary School

Parents held a demonstration today at Masaisai primary school against the school authorities (board of trustees) for failing to do proper administration of the school. Reasons for demonstration are that the school authorities are failing to bring accountability for finances of the school. The parents have written a letter to the ministry of education, indicating the reasons why there were ...

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14 559 cases of abuse reported in 2017

A total of 14 559 cases of abuse were reported last year, the Zimbabwe Child Helpline community has revealed. Clemence Wega, the finance director for Childline  Zimbabwe revealed these statistics in a press conference that was held today in preparation of the International Child Helpline Day on the 17th of May 2018. The organisation also revealed that out of the ...

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MDC –T to complete selection of Parliamentary candidates next week

Movement for democratic change (MDC-T) said that the selection for candidates who will contest for parliament seats will be complete by next week. This was said by the National Chairman Morgan Komichi of the party today in a press conference held today at the Party headquarters in Harare. Komichi mentioned that, “Among our candidates are doctors, engineers, various professional disciplines ...

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Hwange Colliery board must resign: ZIMCODD

Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt Development (ZIMCODD) has demand that the current board of the Hwange Colliery Company must resign with immediate effect. ZIMCODD held a press conference yesterday where they addressed the government concerning Hwange Colliery Mine workers who have not been paid since 2014. They have also demanded for a commission of inquiry to look into the issue of ...

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Teachers to go on industrial strike

The Zimbabwe Teachers’ Association has declared an industrial action that will start on the 08th of May 2018. The major reasons for this industrial action are due to the low remuneration and allowances that were withdrawn from the teachers. The teacher’s vacation was suspended in 2016, the Head of Department (HOD), Teacher in Charge, Special Responsibility and Acting allowances were ...

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HIFA kicks off on a high note

Harare International Festival of Arts had its official opening for its 2018 ‘We Count’ session last night at the Harare Gardens. Despite the heavy rains that unexpectedly fell before the official opening, people were already gathering for an unforgettable special night of the festival. In an interview with one of the performing artist Mae Sithole, she said that “It was ...

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Government failing to act according to the constitution: Coltart

Former Primary and Education Minister, David Coltart has blamed the new government under President Emmerson Mnangagwa for failing to act constitutionally. The former minister said this at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair in Bulawayo on Tuesday. In his presentation at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe, he highlighted that the current government has continued with the same errors that ...

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Stop Acting out of anger: Khupe Told

MDC-T secretary for Mobilisation, Job Sikhala has urged Thokozani Khupe to stop acting out of anger. Sikhala made these remarks after Khupe who is the brains behind the new MDC-T faction held a congress last Saturday. On his Facebook platform Sikhala wrote:  “Let me reassure you that President Nelson Chamisa does not have any hard feelings against you at all. ...

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