Politics

Mnangagwa expected home today

Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to return home from South Africa today after an alleged poisoning incident during a Zanu-PF rally in Gwanda last weekend. He will be in time for Shuvai Mahoka’s burial on Sunday where Acting President Phelekezela Mphoko will preside.
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Crime & Courts

Mnangagwa ally, Mutodi to spend another weekend behind bars as judge postpones bail application

Energy Mutodi is spending another weekend behind bars after High Court judge Justice Clement Phiri postponed his bail application by consent to Tuesday next week. Mutodi is facing criminal charges of undermining President Robert Mugabe’s authority and causing disaffection among members of the defence forces. Mutodi’s lawyer Taona Nyamakura, and the State’s representative Tapiwa Kasema agreed to have the case postponed […]
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Crime & Courts

Matemadanda remanded in custody

Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) secretary-general Victor Matemadanda  was remanded in custody to today after he appeared before Magistrate Elisha Singano accused of undermining the authority of the President and causing disaffection among members of the defence forces. Singano dismissed Matemadanda’s application for release on the basis that he had been detained for […]
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General

MSU spends $1.1 million constructing 1 700 sitter chapel

Midlands State University (MSU)’s public relations director Mrs Mirirai Mawere told The Chronicle that they are 95% done with constructing a 1700 sitter chapel that has so far cost approximately $1.1 million. Said Mawere: The chapel is not yet complete, only left with final touches. We are working on completing the roofing, furnishing and painting. There […]
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Zim to experience coldest weather in 2017, warned winter is not yet over

In a statement released yesterday, the Meteorological Services Department (MSD) warned that Zimbabwe will experience the coldest weather so far this year with temperatures expected to fall to seven degrees Celsius from yesterday to Monday. The statement reads: Please be advised that the country will be experiencing the coldest weather in 2017 to date. As […]
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Govt releases civil servants’ pay dates for August

Members of the Zimbabwe National Army and Air Force of Zimbabwe received their salaries on Friday 18 August. Below are the pay dates for the rest of the civil service: health sector- 22 August Zimbabwe Republic Police and Zimbabwe Prison and Correctional Services- 25 August education sector- 29 August rest of the civil service- 1 September […]
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Grace Mugabe hit the hell out of me, Gabriella Engels tells BBC

South African model Gabriella Engels (20) told BBC’s Pumza Fihlani how she was attacked by Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe. Listen to the audio below: "She hit us with so much hate" – Gabriella Engels tells BBC @Pumza_Fihlani of alleged assault by #GraceMugabe 🇿🇼 https://t.co/aEYNizZuay pic.twitter.com/OXU5lrkYUR — BBC Africa (@BBCAfrica) August 17, 2017  
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Politics

21 February declared a public holiday starting next year

Minister of Home Affairs Ignatius Chombo has said that President Robert Mugabe’s birthday 21 February, is now a public holiday starting next year. The public holiday which has been named Robert Mugabe National Youth Day was declared to honour Mugabe and to celebrate all the achievements he has done for young people. Chombo also said that the […]
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Politics

Grace Mugabe must face the law for beating model: Dlamini-Zuma

Speaking at the launch of her book, former Africa Union chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said that Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe must face the law for allegedly beating South African model Gabriella Engels (20). Said Dlamini-Zuma: Whether one beats another … it is wrong and the law must take its course … but women are capable […]
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Politics

Govt distances itself from Mnangagwa prayer meeting, says he is not the “first person to fall sick in this country”

Speaking to The Herald, Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister Christopher Mushohwe said that Government did not sanction the prayer meeting held for Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday by former Zanu-PF Youth League members. Said Mushohwe: We don’t know why of all the things they want to have a prayer session for VP Mnangagwa as […]
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Politics

Breaking: Grace Mugabe to be granted diplomatic immunity

Reports from South Africa suggest that Zimbabwean first lady, Grace Mugabe will be granted diplomatic immunity. A South African government source who spoke to IOL said that they are planning to grant diplomatic immunity to Grace, allowing her to return to Harare and avoid prosecution for the alleged assault of Gabriella Engels, a 20-year-old model. The […]
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