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Ailing Govt Splurges Millions On Ministers

GOVERNMENT will soon splurge millions of United States (US) dollars to buy luxury homes for Cabinet ministers and their deputies at a time President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s   administration is battling an unprecedented economic meltdown, which has pushed prices of basic commodities out of the reach of many, the Zimbabwe Independent can …

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South Africa Not Turning Back On ZEP Decision

South Africa has dismissed attempts by the Helen Suzman Foundation (HSF) to reverse its ending of Zimbabwe Exemption Permits (ZEP) as a waste of time and urged Zimbabweans to adhere to new regulations or leave. ZEPs were ended in November 2021, having been in operation since 2017, when the South …

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Desperate Mnangagwa Imposes Sole Interbank Rate

The interbank exchange rate has been set as the sole exchange rate to be used in commercial and other transactions and anyone selling goods and services, who uses any other rate faces a minimum civil penalty of $20 million. The new legislation does allow a 10 percent addition to the …

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Prepare To Retire, Chamisa Tells Mnangagwa

Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday declared that he will rule the country after elections expected next year. Addressing scores of mourners at the burial of the late constitutional law expert and academic Alex Magaisa in Mangisi Village, Chikomba district in Wedza, Mashonaland East province, Chamisa (44) …

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PAP Caucus Nominates Charumbira

The Pan-African Parliament Southern African caucus yesterday officially nominated Chiefs Council president, Fortune Charumbira, as their sole candidate to contest as president of the continental legislative body, paving way for him to stand unopposed if the Northern African caucus does not field a candidate. The nomination by his region also …

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Mthuli, Mangudya Should Resign: Opposition

Opposition political parties have demanded that Finance minister Mthuli Ncube and Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya resign, accusing them of crafting anti-poor policies that are worsening the plight of the majority in the country. Economists yesterday took a dig on government’s 200% interest rate hike on bank …

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Dr. Alex Magaisa Buried At Rural Njanja Home

Late law expert and former advisor to the Prime Minister, Alex Magaisa, who died earlier this month was Tuesday laid to rest at his rural home in Njanja. Magaisa, an ardent but respected critic of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Zanu-PF government, succumbed to cardiac arrest on June 5 in the United …

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