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DSTV not shutting down South African Accounts in Zimbabwe

 DStv has officially dismisses rumors that were circulating on social media about shutting down   South African DSTV Accounts being used in Zimbabwe. In a statement DSTV said DSTV, MultiChoice and DSTV-SA did not say anything of that nature. “It has come to our attention that a hoax letter has surfaced in Zimbabwe alleging that MultiChoice South Africa has notified third ...

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Dereck Mpofu to release a new album

A Zimbabwean musician who rose to fame through his song ‘Chisikana Changu Zimbabwe’ Dereck Mpofu is yet to release another album called Godobori featuring local and international personalities. In a statement Mpofu said the album has got 13 tracks which includes ‘Ngithande’ featuring a Zimbabwe comedian Mai Titi , ‘Imali’ featuring Wiyaala from Ghana, and from  ‘Magetsi’ featuring Mr Lorraine ...

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ZETDC not increasing energy tariffs by 150%

Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company(ZETDC) has urged its customers to pay attention to social media spreading falsehoods that it was increasing electricity tariffs by 150% starting 15th of March 2019. “ZETDC would like to express its concern over the malicious social media messages that are urging consumers to buy electricity in bulk in order to beat a purported 150% ...

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Mliswa urges government to resolve medical crisis

Independent Legislator Temba Mliswa, (MP) of Norton challenges the government to quickly resolve the deteriorating health conditions in hospitals as expressed by Dr Azza   Mashumba yesterday. Responding to Dr Mashumba’s video which went viral on social media yesterday Mliswa says he is so much disappointed by government’s lack of urgency. “I’m touched, but equally disappointed by the lack of urgency ...

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MDC-A will remain solid after Congress:Chamisa

The Movement for Democratic Change Alliance (MDC-A)leader Nelson Chamisa has dismissed rumors that the party will split up after the MDC-A Congress on the 24-26th of May. In an interview with SABC news yesterday Chamisa said after the MDC-A Congress the party would remain firm no one will destroy it and it will move forward. “The Congress is to produce ...

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Harare and Bulawayo clueless to water crisis impact

Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO (ZHR) Forum said Bulawayo and Harare residents are now afraid of contracting water and sanitation deadly diseases due to water shortages and decrepit sewer systems. In a statement,the organisation said Bulawayo and Harare residents are at risk of contracting deadly diseases such as cholera and typhoid. So the organisation is urging the government to work hand ...

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Doctors stage a protest

 Senior doctors are demonstrating today at Parirenyatwa Hospital over shortages of resources such as gloves. The doctors say they need medicines and other sundries in order to make the operation conditions easy. Doctors are holding placards which reads “ Please stop cancelling operation lists ,please give us gloves, the shortages are too much, needles, gloves we want to save lives, ...

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National dialogue continues:ED

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said the national dialogue will continue and it will not be interrupted, criticizers will not be entertained. At a press conference held at the conclusion of the third session of Zimbabwe-South Africa Bi- National Commission Summit in Harare Mnangagwa said he was determined to work hard and improve the country and those who did not want ...

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Mthuli Ncube not considering adoption of SA Rand.

The Finance Minister of Zimbabwe has said the chances of Zimbabwe either adopting the SA Rand as its main currency next to the RTGS dollar or joining the rand monetary unit was not under consideration. Ncube spoke to the media that the adoption of the rand was not necessary as the country had completed its “currency changes”, on the sidelines ...

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Journos mourn Judith Makwanya

Veteran ZBC top reporter and diplomatic correspondent Judith Makwanya died yesterday around 11pm at the West End clinic in Harare after she was diagnosed with high blood pressure last Thursday. Makwanya’s condition worsened on Monday evening when she suffered a stroke. She was 56. The Ministry of Information Publicity and Broadcasting confirmed Makwanya’s death “Government learns with sadness of the ...

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