Zacc Torches Storm In Karoi

KAROI residents have petitioned Parliament to rein in members of the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) which they accused of unprofessional conduct and bias. The residents said the suspension of the town’s five top managers on full benefits and using official cars was draining the town’s meagre financial coffers. They alleged …

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Puppets will never rule Zim: ED

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has declared that the opposition will never rule Zimbabwe because Zanu PF was the sole custodian of the country’s liberation history. Addressing hundreds of ruling party supporters at Bata Shoe Company in Gweru, Midlands province yesterday, Mnangagwa said: “We will never allow for puppets to rule this …

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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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EcoCash Transaction Limits Reviewed

Mobile money service operator EcoCash has adjusted upwards its transaction limits with users now able to send up to ZW$280 000 per month, and to shop and pay bills of up to ZW$400 000 in a single month. “The good news for EcoCash customers is that they can now transact …

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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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UK Rail Strike Strands Commuters, Pits Workers Against Govt

Tens of thousands of railway workers walked off the job in Britain on Tuesday, bringing the train network to a crawl in the country’s biggest transit strike for three decades — and a potential precursor to a summer of labor discontent. About 40,000 cleaners, signalers, maintenance workers and station staff …

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