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Consumers warned against panic-buying

The Consumer Council of Zimbabwe (CCZ) advised consumers to avoid panic-buying as it will result in goods shortages. Panic-buying was triggered by increase of fuel price and sharp increase in the price of basic commodities. CCZ Chairman Philip Bvumbe said panic-buying will result in shortages of goods forcing manufactures and retailers to raise prices. “Last week, as you are aware, ...

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‘Stop being egoistic’ Masarira tells ED and Chamisa

Former Spokesperson of Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) Linda Masarira has called upon President Emmerson Mnangagwa and MDC-A leader Nelson Chamisa to go into talks because their egos were affecting the majority. Masarira on her twitter handle posted that Chamisa and Mnangagwa’s ignorance and pompous behavior was affecting the country more than it was affecting them and they have to ...

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Zimbabwean Pastor Arrested of fraud in UK

Charles Motondo  a self-styled bishop has been jailed for ten months  following fabricated car crashes in order to claim thousands of pounds from insurance companies has been jailed for 10months. The preacher bought policies using personal details of two people in his congregation and then rang insurers posing as them. The 40-year-old, who preached at a Pentecostal church in Leeds, ...

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Magistrate orders man to tell court how to cook ‘Dovi and Salt’

Magistrate Sheila Nanzombe yesterday ordered a Harare man (Webster Murozvi) to tell the court how he can prepare meal using peanut butter and salt. Murozvi was taken to Harare Civil Court by his ex-wife Mirriam Mandinike who applied for $50 mantainance for their one year old child. Nanzombe’s comments came when Murozvi was in the process of stating grocery list ...

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SA to inaugurate 6th democratically elected President

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa who won the 8th May 2019 elections will be inaugurated on Saturday the 25th of May. South Africa is inviting the World and members of media to witness the inauguration which will take place at Loftus Versveld Stadium, Pretoria in city of Tshwane under the theme “Together Celebrating Democracy: Renewal of Growth for a better ...

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Mangwana whips the media

Permanent Secretary for Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Nick Mangwana has read the riot act on the media houses calling them to stop being destructive to the nation but to serve the majority. Addressing Stake Holders Mangwana urged media platforms to be of use to the country by being part of nation building than being of harm to the society. ...

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Government announces lower bus fares despite fuel crisis

The Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (ZUPCO), has reduced bus fares by 50 percent with effect from today . In a statement, Finance and Economic Development  Permanent  Secretary Mr George Guvamatanga said for a distance of one to 20 kilometers, the fare has been reduced from $1 to 50 cents. This is part of government operation to restore reasonable prices of ...

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‘She is irresponsible’, man tells court

A Harare woman has dragged her ex-husband to Harare Civil Court for maintenance of their two children. Brenda Kazembe claimed $300 for their children’s welfare. She said as a hairdresser she cannot afford the children’s needs and the father has to step in and be a responsible father. “I am a hairdresser, I would like Kanyama to be part of ...

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Man offers nothing.

A Harare man offered nothing towards the upkeep of his three children when he was dragged to court by his ex-wife. This came to light at the Harare Civil Court where Yulita Chitimbe was applying for $300 maintenance from Agripa Katunduru. “I am not offering anything your Worship because am not employed now. I was a farmer and I stopped ...

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‘I am a student’ man tells court

A Harare woman has dragged her ex-husband to Harare Civil Court for the upkeep of their 4 year old child. Blessing Mhonda claimed upward variation of $200 because their 4 year old child was in need of medical assistance.The child is has a growth on his neck. “I would like him to increase the child’s money because the child is ...

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