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Hwange Residents Embrace Freedom Of Information Act

Hwange residents have applauded the Freedom of Information Act, saying it marks the beginning of the right to freedom of expression for all citizens. The Freedom of Information Bill recently became law replacing the unpopular Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (AIPPA). The new Act is meant to …

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Professor George Kahari Dies

By Robson Maenzanise Former  Zimbabwean Ambassador to Germany and academic, Professor George Payne Kahari has died. Kahari’s death was confirmed by academic Alex Magaisa while paying his condolences through his twitter handle @Wamagaisa: “News that Prof Kahari has died saddened me greatly. He was one of the few for whom …

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ZEC Closes Office As 2 Million Get Vaccinated

By Mercy Mungoriwo An upsurge of Covid-19 infections in the country has sent the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) into shutting down all its offices countrywide. This will be for a period of 14 days. ZEC follows another bold act by State entity, TelOne, which has sent all its unvaccinated employees …

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Forced Leave For Unvaccinated TelOne Employees

Landline phone and data service operator, TelOne, has directed its unvaccinated staff to go on leave with immediate and withdrew the Covid-19 allowance for all those the same category, as part mitigation measures against the spread of the deadly pandemic. Following the Government’s guidance to decongest public office space to …

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Afdis Registers 56pc Volumes Growth Backed By Gold Blend

Listed spirits and wines maker, African Distillers (Afdis), has recorded a 56 % volume growth backed by recently introduced Gold Blend Number 9 whisky among other factors. In a recent trading update for the period ended June 30 2021, Afdis company secretary, Lydiah Mutamuko said the company registered a volume …

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Compulsory Covid-19 Testing For Police Officers

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has ordered mass testing for all 45,000 police officers, it says “to reduce chances of spreading the coronavirus in our offices and working environs.” An internal police memo seen by ZimLive says the testing – which will be free – is compulsory. “Following the recent …

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Zimbabwe Set To Lose US$25m If SA Riots Continue

The Zimbabwean economy will lose up to 25 million US dollars if the ongoing riots in South Africa continue for another week. This is according to Takunda Mugaga, president of the Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC). Speaking to the SABC in Harare, Mugaga said disruptions of routes into Zimbabwe …

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Army Commander General Chimonyo Dies

Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) commander Lieutenant-General Edzai Absolom Chanyuka Chimonyo has died after a long battle with cancer. This was revealed by Presidential spokesperson, George Charamba on his Twitter handle @Jamwanda2. “Devastated to announce the passing on of General Chimonyo early this morning after a long fight against cancer. Go …

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