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ZACC Faces Twitter Hacking Scandal As Controversy Grows

By Judith Matanire Last night, Zimbabwe was thrown into turmoil as the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) issued a startling public notice revealing that their official X account had been compromised. Signed by Commissioner Thandiwe Mlobane, the notice confirmed suspicions of a security breach and urged the public to disregard recent …

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Pornography Tops Zimbabwe’s Internet Use

Zimbabweans are spending an inordinate amount of time watching pornography online, according to statistics from the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz). The data reveals that adult entertainment and related websites are among the most frequently visited sites in the country Evidence Mazhindu, Potraz’s CIRT & Enforcement Deputy …

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ZEP holders Rights Upheld By ConCourt, Motsoaledi’s Appeal Dismissed

In a landmark decision, the Constitutional Court yesterday, 18 June 2024, confirmed that Zimbabwean Exemption Permit (ZEP) holders have a right to fair administrative action, and officially dismissed Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi’s attempt to appeal the 2023 High Court judgment that found in their favour. This ruling comes after …

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Human Rights Violations Decline, Zanu PF Leads Perpetrator List

In its latest monthly report, the Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) highlighted a decrease in human rights violations from 145 cases in April to 132 in May. Zanu PF accounted for 61.83% of these incidents, primarily involving partisan distribution of aid and inputs, as well as assault, harassment, and intimidation. The …

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Afrobarometer Survey Highlights Economic Concerns Among Zimbabweans

According to the latest Afrobarometer survey, 44% of Zimbabwe’s population ranks economic management as a top priority, signaling significant apprehension among citizens about the state of their country’s economy. Conducted across 39 African countries between late 2021 and mid-2023, the survey reveals a surge in public concerns regarding economic management, …

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SA Opposition Leader Opposes Expulsion Of Zimbabweans, Calls For Regularization

In a staunch stance against the expulsion of Zimbabweans holding Zimbabwe Exemption Permits (ZEP), Democratic Alliance (DA) chairperson Helen Zille has called for their regularization in South Africa. Highlighting their significant contributions to the nation’s economy, Zille asserts that their presence should not be dismissed but rather formalized. She advocates …

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Mnangagwa Sparks Controversy With Remarks On King Lobengula

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s recent remarks about the legendary Ndebele king, Lobengula, have ignited a tribal debate. During a speech at Makumimavi Primary School in Chivhu while inaugurating 17 schools, Mnangagwa made comments that stirred controversy. Addressing the audience, Mnangagwa recounted a historical anecdote about King Lobengula’s encounter with a mirror, …

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ZERA Announces Diesel & Petrol Prices For June 2024

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) has announced fuel prices effective 04 June to 04 July 2024. In a notice, ZERA said diesel now costs US$1.61 per litre, down from US$1.66 per litre that was set on 05 May 2024. However, the price of petrol has been raised slightly, from …

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