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Innscor Enemies Of The State: Chiwenga

A tense meeting between President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Innscor Africa shareholders over allegations of fuelling currency volatilities rocking the market had a chilling effect after Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga reportedly issued a strong warning against the conglomerate, saying government would treat “economic saboteurs” as enemies of the state. This was revealed …

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Chiwenga Checks Into Private Harare Hospital

Vice President Constantino Chiwenga was admitted to a hospital in Harare on Thursday for what sources described as a “long-planned procedure”. The 65-year-old retired army general arrived at the Trauma Centre in Borrowdale just before 3PM in a six-vehicle convoy flashing blue lights, with sirens turned off. Chiwenga walked into …

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City Life Now A Burden For Many Zim Urbanites

“AT one point I even thought of going back home to stay with my parents because I could no longer afford city life,” said Thabeth Mlilo recalling her predicament at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. As the COVID-19 tight lockdowns condemned her indoors in Harare’s low-density suburb …

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Scandals Dog Biotechnology Authority

A state-owned research institute run by the Higher and Tertiary Education ministry continues to be dogged by reports of graft, maladministration and corporate mis-governance amid claims that officials from the country’s anti-corruption unit paid a blind eye to the case after being bribed. In 2021, senior management at the National …

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Fear As Lions Stray From Porous National Parks

Last month, three stray lions pounced on cattle in Mwenezi district in Zimbabwe’s Masvingo province, wasting no time as they devoured three cows belonging to a local businessman popularly known as Mawombera. The dreaded kings of the jungle went on for two more kills — two cows that belonged to …

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Zim Housing Crisis Laid Bare

Zimbabwe is facing a housing crisis that has left nearly half of its urban population of almost 5,7 million people living in rented accommodation, while the national housing waiting list stands at over two million, latest official statistics show. Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZimStat) director-general Taguma Mahonde made the revelations …

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