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Guy Scott: The Curse of a White African President

AP Reuters: ZAMBIA’S acting president on Tuesday rescinded his decision to dismiss the ruling party’s chief in a bid to defuse a political conflict that triggered overnight riots. The humiliating reversal was announced by acting president Guy Scott and Edgar Lungu, who was restored as secretary general of the ruling Patriotic Front party. Police and demonstrators clashed late on Monday ...

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ZRP Traffic cops fatally assault Kombi driver

Citizen Reporter Three ZRP Traffic officers have been arrested in Murehwa after they fatally assaulted a Kombi driver following a disgrunlement over the latter’s failure to cough up a $10 bribe on Saturday on an unofficially mounted road block. The three, two males and a female, were yesterday still assisting with investigations. It is unknown if they are being investigated ...

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Zima Awards a mere joke

THE much-publicised Zimbabwe Music Awards (Zima) held on Wednesday night at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) after seven years in hibernation courted controversy on the showbiz scene as winning artistes went home empty-handed. Various artistes who were rewarded for their works unfortunately went home with nothing as they could not take their trophies home. Information gathered by NewsDay and ...

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Steward Bank loses $300k to robbers

It is understood that a group of robbers pounced at the bank along Main Street in Gweru on Thursday night and broke into the banking hall where they allegedly broke the safe and stole more than $300,000. The Officer Commanding Midlands, Senior Assistant Commissioner Shadreck Mubaiwa confirmed the robbery but could not give further details. “We received a report that ...

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Tsvangirai calls for mass action

HARARE – MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday called for mass action to push President Robert Mugabe to address the deepening economic hardships in Zimbabwe. Tsvangirai told his party supporters at the City Sports Centre in Harare during the official opening of the opposition party’s fourth elective congress that he was ready to lead the protest from the front. Tsvangirai, who ...

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Mother, 3children die in road accident in Australia

A ZIMBABWEAN COMMUNITY IN A WESTERN AUSTRALIA SUBURB is in mourning and a father is yet to know he has lost his entire family after a mother and her three children were killed in a horror head-on crash with a bus in the Goldfields. Police have confirmed a woman (Emmert Moyo), two girls – (Tahila)aged nine and (Blessing) aged seven ...

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Suspected Ebola patient responding to malaria treatment in Harare

Ministry of Health and Child Care director (epidemiology and disease control) Dr Portia Manangazira said, “The patient is responding well to malaria treatment; doctors at Wilkins are thinking of discharging her.” The Congolese student raised fears of an Ebola outbreak after exhibiting symptoms linked to the deadly disease. She first sought treatment at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals and was later ...

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The iPhone 6 Plus Wins The Longer Race

Apple’s new iPhones have been available for around a month now, and something interesting has happened with this generation: I’m forced to revisit my original reviews and change my initial impression based on later experience. After further testing of the two devices, I find the iPhone 6 Plus has become my smartphone of choice, as a surprising first choice over ...

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Utseya confident of prospering

HARARE – Prosper Utseya is confident of revising his action and quickly bouncing back to international cricket, Zimbabwe Cricket managing director Wilfred Mukondiwa said yesterday. Utseya was on Wednesday suspended with immediate effect from bowling in international cricket by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after an independent analysis found their actions to be illegal. The analysis revealed that all of ...

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You can kill me – Grace Mugabe

MUTARE – The First Lady Grace Mugabe, who has openly declared her interest to succeed her 90-year-old husband, President Robert Mugabe, on Friday came up with another bizarre allegation — this time claiming that there were people in Zanu PF out to assassinate her. Addressing thousands of people gathered at a rally in Sakubva Stadium, Grace continued with her not-so-subtle ...

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