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Anti-riot gear recovered: MDC Alliance blamed

Police has recovered 210 anti-riot and 46 police helmets which were hidden in a basement of Robnson House,corner Kwame Nkrumah Avenue and Angwa street over the weekend. However MDC Alliance is being blamed, because the helmets were found near Harvest House, the party’s headquarters and have often attacked motorists and citizens. MDC top officials and other people on social media ...

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RBZ clarifies on nostro accounts and cash withdrawals

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has dismissed reports circulating on the media that the bank has changed the policy and administrative arrangements regarding the treatment of nostro accounts and cash withdrawals. In a statement RBZ Governor Dr J P Mangudya assured people that there has not been any change regarding free funds. He further said that the funds are to ...

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“Put your differences and rivalry aside”:Masarira tells ED and Chamisa

Former spokesperson of Thokozani Khupe,Linda Masarira has urged President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the opposition leader Nelson Chamisa to put their differences aside and work together to unite the nation. Masarira said Mnangagwa and Chamisa must follow the footsteps of Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta and the opposition leader Raila Odinga. The two agreed to work together to heal the country’s divisions ...

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Mnangagwa spotted cozy with Queen B

President Emmerson Mnangagwa extended journey to France after he attended Ugandan 57th Independence Day yesterday. It is reported that the President is with Sakunda Petroleum owner Kudakwashe Tagwirei whose bank accounts are reported to be frozen by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ). President Mnangagwa is in France, attending the 6th replenishment conference seeking of the Global Fund to fight ...

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ED buys private Media Group: company waters down rumours

AIpha Media Holdings Group (AMH) has dismissed reports circulating on social media that President Mnangagwa has bought 30% of the Media Group through his son-in-law Gerald Mlotshwa. In a statement, company secretary Prudence N.Mutsvanga said the AMH has not been in any negotiations with the President or anybody purporting to represent him. Mutsvanga also said the company’s principles are protected ...

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Doctors call on parliament to summon Obadiah Moyo

Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) has urged government to summon the Minister of Health and Child Care Dr Obadiah Moyo and ensure that he is playing his leadership role in health sector. Doctors believe that the Minister is trying to cover up the situation that is taking place in government hospitals. In a statement, doctors said, “There ...

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“Threats and ultimatums will not work”: Doctors

Zimbabwe Hospitals Doctors Association (ZHDA) said threats and ultimatums will not work but salary increment will. Minister of Health and Child Care Obadiah Moyo last week instructed doctors to report to work on Monday or face disciplinary action, however doctors defied the ultimatum. Doctors said, “@MoHCCZim, no court outcome will capacitate the doctors in Zimbabwe. What our members need is ...

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“Zanu-PF must distinguish itself from old politics”: Jonathan Moyo

Former Zanu-PF minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Professor Jonathan Moyo has advised Zanu-PF party to distinguish itself from the old generational politics to new generational politics. In a tweet Moyo said Zanu-PF must shift from a divisive politics of personalised slogans to a new inclusive politics. “New generational politics is about CHANGE. First, the new ...

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Zimbabweans react to government’s new currency promises.

A number of significant people on social media have reacted to government’s announcement that Zimbabwe will get new currency in November. The announcement frustrated people, saying that the government is now confusing them. “Your report must not confuse people like this. The new Zim dollar currency was already introduced, what will be issued are new notes and coins. Is that ...

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MISA responds to ED’s remarks on media law reforms

Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Zimbabwe has dismissed President Mnangagwa’s claim that he repealed the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (AIPPA) legislation which also includes media law reforms . For over a decade now,media practitioners particularly those outside state media in Zimbabwe have been subject to police harassment. In a statement MISA said (AIPPA) is still ...

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