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Harare Mayor Jacob Mafume Recalled

After only 19 days in office Harare Mayor Jacob Mafume has been recalled by his party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The occurrence was announced in a letter to the Minister of Local Government, July Moyo by PDP secretary-general Benjamin Rukanda who said Mafume has ceased to represent the interests of the party. Reads the letter in part: “Following the ...

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Nzenza tours Kadoma Textiles

Minister of Industry and Commerce, Hon Sekai Nzenza on Friday 11 September, toured Kadoma Textiles, on a fact-finding mission in the country’s industries. Kadoma textiles a division of Zimbabwe Spinners and Weavers, avid manufactures of bed sheets, workwear, baby nappies and towelling for local and export markets. It employs 950 workers and produces 300 000 metric metres of fabrics per ...

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Lawyer denounces Herald story.

Today, Lawyer and Politician Fadzayi Mahere has dismissed a report by The Herald claiming that three MDC Alliance activists recently visited Apostolic prophet in Hatfield, Harare to have the state case against them fail. The state media published a story claiming oposition party activists Joana Mamombe, Cecilia Chimbiri and Netsai Marova, visited an apostolic sect prophetess, Madzimai Memory of Hatfield, ...

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Kazembe Kazembe sued and given two weeks ultimatum.

A Gweru Student Sues Home affairs and Cultural Heritage minister Kazembe Kazembe and Police for assult inflicted on him in 2018. This was posted today on Twitter by The Zimbabwe Human Rights Lawyers (ZLHR). A Gweru based student Simon Mandoza sued Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage Minister Kazembe Kazembe and Kazembe was given a two-week ultimatum today by Magistrate Mazhande ...

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ZINASU President spends weekend in Prison

22 year old Zimbabwe National Students Union (ZINASU) president Takudzwa Ngadziore spends weekend in prison after his bail hearing was postponed to Monday. The student leader was arrested Yesterday and accused of participating in a demonstration with intent to promote public violence, breach of peace or bigotry Zimbabwe Human Rights Lawyers (ZLHR) announced on twitter that Ngadziore will spend the ...

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Cassper Nyovest releases new album, #AMN

Cassper Nyovest’s highly-anticipated album Any Minute Now dropped at 12am this morning and seems to be a hit with South Africans. Personally, I had never really listened to his music, but I see that I was missing out. Cassper Nyovest The rapper said he would be dropping his fifth studio album when he announced he was going to be a first-time daddy to ...

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Harare Vendors Waging Crackdown  With Harare City Council While the Zimbabwean government has begun easing some lock down measures to allow commerce and industry to slowly restart, the informal sector is still prohibited from operating.A number of vendors have started flocking back into the Central Business District in a clear violation of its regulations. Harare street vendors have turned a ...

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Zinasu president arrested for illegaly protesting at impala car rentals.

Zimbabwe National Students Union (ZINASU) President Takudzwa Ngadziore has been arrested, detained and charged with participating in an illegal demonstration outside the offices of Impala Car Rental. He was arrested by police at Harare Central Police Station for allegedly protesting at Impala Car Rental offices demanding answers concerning the company’s alleged role in the use of its vehicles in the ...

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ZUPCO driver convicted for siphoning fuel.

Yesterday a Zupco bus driver in Chivhu was arrested for siphoning 40 litres of diesel fuel worth $3 600 from a company bus. 35 year old Nyarai Makuku of Hatfield in Harare was convicted on his own plea by magistrate Sam Chitumwa. Prosecutor Mike Choto said on the sixth of September this year, Makuku drove to Nyikavanhu and at around ...

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MDC-A’s Godfrey Kurauone tastes ‘FREEDOM’

Today ,MDC Alliance organising secretary Godfrey Kurauone has been acquitted of all charges after spending close to two months in detention. Kurauone has been acquitted by the Masvingo Magistrates Court after spending close to two months in detention. He was arrested on The 31st of July 2020 by officers from the Law and Order Section on charges of criminal nuisance ...

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