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Government removes import duty on sanitary pads

Government has scrapped off import duty on sanitary pads a step to be welcomed by women as the prices of basic toiletries are now beyond the reach of many. “The Minister of Finance and Economic Development Prof Mthuli Ncube yesterday mentioned the removal of duty on sanitary pads in the 2019 budget statement  at a pre-budget seminar in  Bulawayo and ...

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Former Zimra boss Gershem Pasi fails to afford state bail.

Gershem Pasi yesterday pleaded with the court that he could not afford to pay the $5000 bail which had been proposed by the prosecution . He also claimed that he could not surrender his tittle deeds as part of the bail condition for a house worth $200 000 because his two houses were bonded on a mortgage to CBZ Bank. ...

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Controversial Andy Muridzo has done it again

Upcoming Afro-Jazz Andy Muridzo has done it again after a few months of being spotted with Bev, this time he has eloped for another woman. This has come to the media attention after Andy Muridzo’s wife smashed his car after allegations that he has gone for another girlfriend who was identified as Nyarai. It is not his first time as ...

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Female ministers, hope for Zimbabwean women

Following the appointment of female ministers by President Emmerson Mnangagwa in his cabinet, most women in Zimbabwe felt so honoured at the same time encouraged and empowered. Most women were so happy that for the first time, the Ministry of Defence and War Veterans and that of Youth, Sports, Arts and Recreation are now headed by Oppah  MuchingurI Kashiri and ...

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Former Zimra commissioner -general arrested

Former Zimbabwe Revenue Authority( Zimra) commissioner -general Gershem Pasi was arrested by police last night over criminal abuse of office. Police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi yesterday confirmed the arrest “I can confirm that Pasi has been arrested .He is likely to appear in court ( tomorrow) toady.He is being charged with contravening section 174 of the( Criminal Law Codification) ...

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Rusape horror accident

47 people died while 61 others were injured when two buses collided near Rusape tollgate on Wednesday evening. It is reported that it was not head on collision but a side swipe as the other bus was intact at the front and at the back. The two buses were Bolt-Cutter and Smart.  The injured people are being treated at Rusape ...

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Letwina Bhindy Fushai: A life lived for many

Oustspoken Canada exiled Zimbabwean socialite, author and mother Letwina Bhindy Fushai today lost her publicly fought battle cardiac failure battle according to a post on a social media penned by her daughter Chido. Fushai, who never shied away from her lamentations of how Zimbabwe decayed in the hands of Mugabe-led Zanu PF administration which in her words caused the massive ...

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Sanitary pads crisis

Zimbabwe is economically challenged leading to unexpected high prices of sanitary pads making it difficult for some women and girls to purchase and afford the sanitary pads . The fact that sanitary pads are sold at a higher price has affect ted many women and girls in communities to such an extent that some are suggesting girls not to go ...

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Domestic violence unbearable to men

Domestic violence is experienced by both men and women however, men are now more vulnerable than women emotionally and physically due to different claims and reasons. Several organisations in Zimbabwe are conducting domestic violence campaigns so as to ensure a decrease in the violence in communities. Family bonds foundation will be commemorating the international men’s day in line with advocating ...

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Supa Mandiwanzira given $2000 bail

The state has granted   Member of Parliament for Nyanga South  and former  Information Communication Technology and Cyber Security Minister Supa Mandiwanzira  bail of $2000 and some of the conditions are to surrender his travel documents ,title deeds and to report  twice a week .

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