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Zimbabwean in UK jailed for “Ambulance” shopping

32-year-old Zimbabwean man, Blessing Mukaukirwa who was on Wednesday arrested and charged after an ambulance with his family pulled into an Asda with the emergency lights flashing has been convicted and jailed for 32 weeks. Blessing Maukukirwa Greater Mancheter Police officers in Harpurhey said they saw the occupants of the emergency vehicle with what was clearly a non-emergency related a ...

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Chin’ono Out on Bail

A High Court Judge has released Award winning Journalist Hopewell Chin’ono on bail after being incercarated for communicating falsehoods. Justice Davison Foroma who presided over the case granted Chin’ono a ZWL$20 000 bail which is to be paid to the clerk of court as,”additional recognizance”. Chin’ono was charged for,” publishing false statements through his twitter handle during the period between ...

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Magufuli “querries” Covid 19 Vaccines

Tanzania’s President, John Magufuli has sternly warned his people and his country’s ministry of health against accepting foreign Covid-19 vaccinations. In a statement he said Tanzanians must be cautious of things brought by foreign nations. “If these people were able to discover COVID-19 vaccines then they could have others for malaria, cancer, tuberculosis, and HIV by now,” President Magufuli said. ...

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ZINASU Boss denied bail

ZINASU student Leader, Allan Moyo has been denied bail by the High Court in Harare today. Justice Foroma dismissed Moyo’s bail appeal who has spent more than 50 days in detention at the Harare Remand Prison. Moyo was arrested on 7 December 2020 for allegedly attacking the office of the President of Zimbabwe and inciting public violence.

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Tripple Burial for Fallen Cdes

Zimbabwe yesterday laid to rest the late Major General(Rtd) Paradzai Zimhondi, General(Rtd) Sibusiso Moyo and Transport Minister Biggie Matiza at the National shrine in Harare. Acting President Honourable Constantine Chiwenga who presided over the burial expressed his sincerest pain over the late three heroes and other citizens who also succumbed to the deadly virus. “On behalf of Government and Zimbabwe…I’d ...

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Sikhala’s Appeal Postponed

A Harare High Court Judge has shifted MDC Alliance Deputy Chairperson, Job Sikhala’s bail appeal to Wednesday after a page of the record proceedings went missing. Justice Tawanda Chitapi who presided over the case postponed Sikhala’s hearing after state prosecutor, Arthur Bosha said they had no record of the matter and how they were not ready for the proceedings. Sikhala ...

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General Paradzai Zimondi dies

Barely after announcimg the death of yet another high profile political stalwart of Zimbabwe, the former Commissioner General of Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Serviced Retired General Paradzai Zimondi has died. The cause of the decorated former service chief has not yet been made public though speculations are relating his demise to the Covid-19 virus cuttently ravaging the nation from the ...

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Minister Biggie Matiza succumbs to COVID-19

Zimbabwe’s Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Development, Hon. Biggie Joel Matiza passed away this Friday evening at St Annes Hospital in Harare. The sad development was confirmed by Zanu PF Mashonaland East Political Commissar, Cde Herbert Shumbamhini saying his death is a blow to the province and the nation at large. Matiza was among a score of high profile attendees ...

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‘Power load shedding returns’, ZESA

Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) would like to inform its valued customers that they will be limited power supply in the national grid due to a technical fault at Hwange Power Station. In a statement, ZESA said the technical fault will result in load curtailment of about 200MW during the evening peak period of 1600hrs to 1900hrs. “Restoration of service ...

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Dzuda left many friends than foes

The late Veteran Broadcaster and Head of Marketing at Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) Piwayi Dzuda has left many friends than enemies who will continue praising his work to the media industry. Zimbabwe’s media fratenity has indeed lost a real asset Dzuda who succumbed to Covid-19 a deadly disease at the moment. “Veteran media personality Piwai Dzuda was a friend, a ...

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