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Like father like son: Chinx’s Son doing well in music

Following his father’s footsteps Panashe Chingaira the son to the late Music Icon Dick Chingaira Makoni popularly known as Cde Chinx has entered the music industry with a bang. He gives credit to his parents who had the musical talent that he inherited at a tender age. In an interview with ZimOnline News Panashe whose stage name is Pinhonxy Chinx ...

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July 31 protests organizer Ngarivhume, journalist Chin’ono arrested

Opposition leader Jacob Ngarivhume and journalist Hopewell Chin’ono were arrested on Monday following a crackdown ahead of planned anti-government protests on July 31. Ngarivhume, the leader of Transform Zimbabwe, was taken to Harare Central Police Station, his lawyer Moses Nkomo said. Nkomo said they had not been told what charges he faced. Chin’ono, one of the journalists who have been ...

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Top cop, senior prosecutor in court over corruption

Deputy director for the police CID commercial crimes unit Assistant Commissioner Obeylaw Moyo and chief public prosecutor Clement Chimbare appeared in court on allegations of abuse of office and bribery over their handling of the illegal sale of stands in Kuwadzana in a US$1 million scam.It was reported that the two and three other junior police officers were paid off ...

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MDC National Youth Organiser granted bail

MDC Alliance National Youth Organiser and Masvingo Urban Ward 4 Councillor, Godfrey Kuraone  who was arrested after buying food for hungry citizens on the day President Emmerson Mnangagwa had called for a national fast was granted RTGS $1 000 bail on Wednesday. Masvingo High Court judge Justice Wamambo granted Kurauone following an appeal by his lawyers from the Zimbabwe Lawyers ...

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Covid-19 cases now 1 064

30 people tested positive for coronavirus on 14 July 2020 and a child who was admitted at a hospital in Matabeleland South died of severe pneumonia. The total number of deaths is now 20 and 343 recoveries have been recorded to date. In a statement, the Ministry of Health and Child Care said: “Thirty (30) cases tested positive for COVID-19 ...

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Tagwirei fights to supply pharmaceuticals

Businessman Kudakwashe Tagwirei is reportedly fighting to supply pharmaceuticals to the government of Zimbabwe by “influencing” Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, George Guvamatanga to cancel a tender which was won by Drax International.It has emerged that after the donation which was handed over to President Emmerson Mnangagwa at the State House by Drax International in ...

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Human trafficking kingpin jailed 10 years

Human trafficking kingpin, James Tungamirai Maroodza has been slapped by a 10 year jail term for recruiting and trafficking a Zimbabwean woman to Kuwait in 2016. The State represented by Netsai Mushayabasa proved that sometime in 2016, Rumbidzai Chikoore(26) saw an advertisement in a Local newspaper in which domestic workers were being sought in Kuwait.Contact details were provided on the ...

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“ED must go” police officer granted bail

A Harare Central Police officer who was dragged to court after allegedly posting a message which reads “ED must go” on a Whatsapp group for Mbare Police officers has been granted RTGS $3 000 bail.Milton Murairwa, 31, appeared before Harare magistrate Dennis Mangosi charged with undermining the authority of the president.The matter was remanded to 30 July 2020.The State represented ...

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Health Minister Fired

Dr Obadiah Moyo who was the minister of Health and Child care was fired last night from the post. This follows after he had been arrested on charges of corruption. The announcement of him been sucked from the Ministerial post was made yesterday. “Please be advised that his excellence the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe Cde Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa ...

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Woman seeks protection order review

A Harare woman has petitioned the High Court seeking an order setting aside a reciprocal protection order which was granted to her and her ex-boyfriend by a Civil Court magistrate, Nyasha Marufu last month. According to court papers filed under case number HC3161/20, Tanya Robyn Haden-Tebb said magistrate Marufu failed to give a proper analysis of the evidence which was ...

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