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US Appoints New Zim Ambassador

United States (US) President Joe Biden has appointed Pamela M Tremont as the new ambassador to Zimbabwe. Brian A Nichols was the last US ambassador to Harare, having served in the country between 2018 and 2021. Since then, Thomas Hastings, who arrived as deputy chief of mission in July 2019, …

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Don’t Come Back With ZWL$ Offer Again, Workers Tell Govt

Aggrieved civil servants say the government team leaders should not return with another ZWL$ offer at the negotiating table as the currency has weakened requiring weekly salary negotiations. The  call comes at a time when the workers rejected the government’s 100%  ZWL$ salary increment last week. The lowest civil servant earns about …

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CCC Legislators Denied Bail

Court Reporters Deputy Chief Provincial magistrate for Harare, Gibson Mandaza, has denied two Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) legislators bail following their arrest on charges of inciting public violence. The duo, Zengeza West legislator Job Sikhala and Chitungwiza North MP Godfrey Sithole were arrested over a week ago and have …

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Mapping For Urban Title Deeds Underway

Mapping of seven urban suburbs in the title formalisation process is now complete and while that process continues with the next suburbs on the list, the first stand owners being processed are now acquiring their title deeds under the programme announced by President Mnangagwa early this year. In Harare’s Caledonia …

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Zimra Flags Beitbridge As Corruption Hotspot

BEITBRIDGE Border Post, the country’s busiest inland port of entry, has been identified as the country’s major corruption hot spot, with some Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) officials under investigation after building mansions in Harare. Zimra is investigating three Beitbridge-based revenue officers who built mansions in Harare, but failed to account …

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Hands-Off Chihuri, Court Rules

Zimbabwe’s former police chief Augustine Chihuri has won his battle against moves to seize his properties under a controversial “unexplained wealth” law. Chihuri, who fled to exile during a 2017 military coup, however failed to have the law declared unconstitutional in a partial victory at the Harare High Court. Justice …

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Ruling Party Vote-Buying Tactic Exposed

…Party cries foul over political betrayal …Confirms cell structures in a shambles ZANU PF has unwittingly confessed its vote-buying gimmick in previous elections, saying the party often spearheaded land invasions and would, in return, ride on the votes of beneficiaries by offering them political protection. The revelation confirms the red …

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Zanu PF Supporters Corner Ministers, RBZ Over Failure

ZANU PF supporters have strongly warned the party of impending electoral defeat in the 2023 general election and accused some of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s deployees in government, particularly Finance minister Mthuli Ncube , of failing to address economic challenges while behaving as if they are sabotaging him. The Zanu PF …

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Jubilation As Curfew Is Lifted

By Daphnnne NyakanyangaGovernment has finally lifted the harsh Covid-19 curfew effected in March 2020 as a measure to contain the spread of the virus. Nightclubs have been given the greenlight to operate until 3am. Acting minister of Information, Publicity, Media and Broadcasting Services, Dr. Jenfan Muswere made the announcement during …

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