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Tenda Bus owner granted bail

Mutare businessman, Ernest Mungwari who owns Tenda buses and his alleged accomplice Mary Njongwe were released today on $150 bail. Mungwari aged 71 and Njongwe 34 were arrested yesterday with allegations of obstructing the course of justice. The court heard that on the October 13 the two hired touts and blocked detectives from confiscating smuggled goods which had been recovered ...

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11 ZRP constables arrested over a non -sanctioned duty

Eleven members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police with rank of constables stationed in Harare were arrested in Borrowdale on October 10 after they allegedly tried to extort money from a businessman,Vaya Sanjay Keshavji who is into deals of buying and selling of gold. The police details who were not officially deployed to this duty claims that they went to Borrowdale ...

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Government gazettes PSC pay dates, no bonus

The Government has released civil servants pay dates for the remaining months with all sectors expected to receive their salaries before the Christmas holidays but omitting bonus dates. In a circular, Finance and Economic Development Permanent Secretary, Mr George Guvamatanga, advised the pay dates for public servants and pensioners for the remaining months of October to December but omitted 2019 ...

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CID cop inadvertently shoots colleague

A Detective Constable officer from Zimbabwe Republic Police, Masvingo accidentally shot his colleague just below the abdomen while trying to raid a civilian who was in possession of a firearm on the early hours of Tuesday at Rujeko C shopping Centre in Masvingo. A reliable source, said five police details who were off duty on this day where at Rujeko ...

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Female adult raped while fetching water

Zimbabwe Republic Police has urged women to avoid fetching water especially during wee hours as they endanger their lives to cowards. The police on their twitter handle shared a disturbing event where a female adult was attacked and raped at around 0400 hours early morning at a busy area near New Mabvuku. The accused is said to have attacked the ...

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Breast Cancer Awareness month #pink

The colour pink marks the breast cancer awareness month and during this time women mostly visit the clinic for screening at a special offer fee, a third of the normal screening price for other times besides October. Speaking to the Information and Research Officer Mr Lovemore Makurirofa in line with the breast cancer awareness month, the health teacher highlighted that ...

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Zera approves new tariffs

Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) has approved adjustments of electricity tariffs, with effect from October 3. This follows after Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) had applied seeking another adjustment following the previous application in August this year.Citing that current charges have been harshly weakened by the inflation prevailing in the country. Household tariffs will have a monthly fixed ...

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Missing person alert

Zimbabwe Republic Police is appealing for information that may assist in the location of Filson Namatai Chirowodza a young man from Old Highfields, aged 23 and was last seen on November 28 last year. In a statement, Harare Provincial Community Relations Liaison Officer Inspector T. Dube appealed to members of the public to help in location of the missing young ...

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Breast Cancer Awareness month

Breast cancer awareness month is a yearly campaign with a plan to educate people especially women on the importance of early screening ,tests and treatment. Awareness campaigns again give space to raise funds for life saving research into its cause ,prevention ,diagnosis,treatment and cure. October is breast cancer awareness month ,an annual awareness of the disease from Tuesday 1 to ...

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Woman demands $500 maintenance

A Harare woman has dragged her husband to court seeking an upward variation of $500 for their three children, citing economic challenges facing the country as the major reason. Bridget Sixpence took James Tsingano to the Harare Civil Court where she claimed $500 for the upkeep of their three children aged 12,6 and 1 year 7 months. Sixpence told the ...

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