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Report people who refuse bond notes: Police

The police have listened to the public cry on bond notes and have urged people to report all people that refuse the bond note and coins so far seven people have been arrested. The arrest was made on the bases that the bond note and coins still remain the legal tender of the country. In a statement yesterday, national police ...

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Khupe recalls more Mps

The struggle in the top opposition party seems to be far from over as the battle is leaving a few Member of Parliament week after week. Today more nine MDC Alliance member of parliament have been recalled. The Speaker of the National Assembly, Advocate Jacob Mudenda has today expelled nine legislators from the MDC-T after the party wrote to him ...

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Health Ministry approaches the Army to deploy nurses and doctors as strike intensifies

The Ministry of Health and Child Care has written to the Zimbabwe National Army requesting for assistance with health caregivers amid protests by health workers in public institutions. Below is the letter which was written to the Secretary for Defence and War Veteran Affairs, Ambassador Maromwe. REQUEST FOR MEDICAL SUPPORT FROM THE DEFENCE FORCES Reference is made to our discussion ...

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Zimbabwe’s Coronavirus cases rises to 489

Zimbabwe’s coronavirus cases have risen to 489 after 3 people tested positive for the virus on the 21st of June 2020. The development was announced by the Ministry of Health and Child Care in a statement which indicated that all the new cases were returnees from South Africa save for one local one who is a contact for a known ...

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Gold Leaf Tobacco boss wins property dispute

Local business tycoon, Simon George Rudland, co-owner of Gold Leaf Tobacco Corporation, has been cleared by the High Court from any wrongdoing on allegations of transferring his business counterparty’s four properties into his firms’ names following a botched US$1 million loan agreement.Rudland who is also co-founder of Pioneer Transport had been taken to court by a local businessman, Future Chirango ...

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Chiwenga responds to coup rumors

Self styled preacher Apostle Talent Chiwenga has responded to the comments during a press conference made yesterday by the Minster of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage Minister Kazembe Kazembe. The response was given yesterday few hours after the Minister’s press conference. Chiwenga has responded saying that he is not a self style rabit preacher because he criticizes all the bad ...

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Burundi President Dies at 55

The outgoing President of Burundi since 2005 President Pierre Nkurunziza has died .President passed on yesterday at Karusi hospital after suffering a heart attack on June 8.  The government of Burundi on Tuesday announced the “unexpected” death of President Pierre Nkurunziza. He was 55. The cause of Pierre Nkurunziza’s death was described as a heart attack in a government statement. The 55-year-old ...

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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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Zimbabwe under lockdown

Today marks the first day of Zimbabwe’s 21 day lockdown as the government tries to stop the spread of coronavirus. The President of Zimbabwe, ED Mnangagwa announced the lockdown on Friday and also tweeted the following as additional measures to be taken during the outbreak: New government measures to fight Coronavirus pic.twitter.com/sM4qp5yDF3— President of Zimbabwe (@edmnangagwa) March 24, 2020 On ...

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