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Kwekwe To Endure Two More Weeks Under Lockdown

By Mellisa Gombe Government extended the localised lockdown in Kwekwe for another two weeks following an increase in Covid-19 infections, it has been established. Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Monica Mutsvangwa informed the nation during Tuesday’s post-Cabinet briefing with the media. This comes as a result of 27 …

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Supreme Court Acquits MDC Duo

The Supreme Court has acquitted Movement for Democratic Change activists Last Maengahama and Tungamirai Madzorera on murder charges, Nhau has learnt. The duo had been incarcerated at Chikurubi Maximum prison for the past eight years after being convicted of murdering police Inspector Petros Mutedza in 2011. This was after Insp …

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Mali Suspended From African Union, Threatened With Sanctions

Mali’s membership in the African Union has been suspended with immediate effect and the impoverished country threatened with sanctions following a second military coup in nine months. The AU “decides … to immediately suspend the Republic of Mali from participation in all activities of the African Union, its organs and …

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OK Supermarkets Turn Down USD Payments

Retail giant OK Zimbabwe is no longer accepting payments in United States dollars effective Saturday, Nhau has learnt. Nhau visited three different branches in Harare and witnessed those opting to pay with the greenback being turned away from the till points. An insider who preferred anonymity said their manager relayed …

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Armed Robbers Pounce On Choppies Supermarket

SUSPECTED armed robbers fired several shots as they raided Choppies Parklands Supermarket in Bulawayo on Thursday morning before getting away with an undisclosed amount of cash. The armed robbers are said to have disarmed security guards manning the premises. Witnesses said the robbers were travelling in a Honda Fit and …

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Criminality Isn’t The Only Way To See Electricity Theft In Zimbabwe. Here Is Why

Electricity theft is a global challenge and Zimbabwe hasn’t been spared. The country has lost up to 1,000km of power lines due to cable theft. The official explanation is that this is driven by organised crime with some accomplices coming from government departments. Politicians say theft and the vandalism of electricity infrastructure is politically motivated to derail the government’s economic …

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