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Police officers supplying guns to civilians: Sarpo

Local businessman, Tony Renato Sarpo has accused the Zimbabwe Republic Police officers of supplying guns to civilians whom he claims used the hired weapons to harass him.This was revealed in mitigation submissions which were written and submitted by Sarpo after the latter was convicted on 3 December 2019 of theft of trust property in case number CRB 6944/19.Sarpo accuses the ...

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Prophet Advocate Joshua donates PPE to Chitungwiza General Hospital

Prophet Advocate Joshua, through the Prophetic Ministry International Church (PMIC) and its partners donated personal protective equipment (visors) to Chitungwiza General Hospital on Saturday towards the fight against Covid-19. During the handover ceremony, Prophet Advocate Joshua gave thanks to the church partners for their contribution towards the fight against the Corona Virus. “Firstly, I would like to thank God for ...

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Sports Minister Kirsty Coventry accused of grabbing a farm

Former Olympic swimming gold medallist, Kirsty Coventry has been implicated in the seizure of a property allocated by Zimbabwe’s government to Robert Zhuwao, nephew of the late former president Robert Mugabe. According to court papers filed by Zhuwao at the high court, Coventry – who is the minister of sport, arts and culture – through her husband, Tyrone Seward, gave ...

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Zim records 5 new cases: Ministry of Health COVID-19 update- 08 June 2020

Herewith the Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 cases progression update for 08 June 2020: Five 5) cases tested positive for COVID-19 today. These are all returnees from South Africa and are all isolated. Today 289 ROT sneering tests and 394 PCR diagnostic tests were done. The cumulative number of tests done to date is 53 668 (31 767 ROT and 21 ...

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Businessman in community service storm

The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) is set to give a report after highlighting that it is investigating if Harare businessman Tony Renato Sarpo  indeed performed  210 hours community service given as an alternative to jail term for vehicle theft at Morris Deport in December last year. ZACC Chairperson, Justice Loice Matanda-Moyo confirmed receiving a complaint in February this year after ...

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Prominent Businessman James Makamba’s Son Dies From Coronavirus

Prominent Zimbabwean businessman James Makamba’s son, Zororo Makamba is reported to have died from the Coronavirus infection. This information was revealed by fellow business tycoon, Mutumwa Mawere who confirmed that Zororo died after collapsing at Wilkins Hospital. Said Mawere on Twitter: Mr Zororo Makamba, the son of Mr James Makamba has passed on. MHSRIEP. I have just learned of this ...

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Kariba Water Shrink To Unprecedented Levels – ZPC

Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) has warned that Power generation at Kariba South Hydropower plant is likely to be closed between September and October due to the unprecedented dwindling of water at the dam. Water levels at the dam are now at 478m, just about 3 metres above the minimum level required for power generation Kariba electricity output. At the moment, ...

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Stephen Chifunyise dies

Stephen Chifunyise has died. Chifunyise was 71 years old at the time of his death. He was born on September 21, 1948, in Nhema, Shurugwi, in the Midlands province of the then Southern Rhodesia. He attended St Linus Matoranjera School in Chitomborwizi, Chinhoyi, for his Sub A up to Standard I. He then moved to Shamweti Primary School, Mumbwa, Zambia ...

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