‘ED Measures Show Desperation’

THE latest measures by President Emmerson Mnangagwa to halt  the sliding Zimdollar are an act of desperation and are not likely to work, analysts have said. Mnangagwa’s measures include breaking the ill-advised monopoly in public transportation and suspension of bank lending, among others. Economists, however, said the move by the …

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Mnangagwa In Unannounced Visit To Marange

President Emmerson Mnangagwa paid a private visit to the late Noah Taguta family on Saturday, for the first time following the death of the apostolic sect leader last month. Mnangagwa landed in Marange just after 8am and left just before mid-day, NewsDay can reveal. After the death of the popular …

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Examination Fees In Shocking Increase

GOVERNMENT has raised examination fees by up to three times, and immediately attracted brickbats from weary parents. Many parents, still to come to terms with school fees hikes and already battling to make ends meet, say they have been devastated by the new hike. The new examination fee structure could …

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Journalists Spend Weekend Detained

HARARE – Two NewsDay journalists arrested on Saturday in Chitungwiza will appear in court on Monday, their lawyers said. Blessed Mhlanga and Chengeto Chidi are accused of taking of photos ​​or video within a polling station without authority from the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission. They deny the charges. The two journalists …

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Weekend Diary: Connie Ferguson Warms Up Sunshine City

By Mazzeltov This weekend kicks off with something a bit unusual, a banquet with South African actress Connie Ferguson alongside Zodwa Mkandla at Meikles Hotel tonight. Connie Ferguson @ Meikles Hotel After tonight’s gala dinner, Ferguson will speak at a Women in Business conference in partnership with Nedbank before visiting …

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Mnangagwa Sucked Into Budiriro Land Dispute

The ongoing land dispute in Budiriro between land developer Fifty Angels Company and one Hebert Senda, popularly known as Madzibaba Enock, has reached a boiling point with Senda now accused of dropping President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s name, the Zimbabwe Independent has learnt. The land under dispute is at number 2254, which …

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Mzansi’s Top Actress In Maiden Zim Visit

SOUTH AFRICAN-BASED Motswana actress, filmmaker and businesswoman Connie Ferguson is expected to touch down at Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport this afternoon on her maiden Zimbabwean visit. In a statement, Ferguson’s host said the award-winning actress had three public engagements in the capital. As part of her itinerary tonight, Ferguson …

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All Set For Castle Tankard

All is set for the Castle Tankard to be held at the Borrowdale Racecourse, Harare, tomorrow. The event will see Zimdancehall musicians Enzo Ishall and Winky D sharing the stage with sungura maestro Alick Macheso. The horse racewill run under the theme “Our Race, Our Beer. Our Legacy.” In an …

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ShaSha, Management Part Ways

The Victoria Falls carnival ended successfully, although South African musicians DJ Maphorisa, Kabza De Small and Zimbabwean Shasha, did not show up according to the programme. But then a battle has loomed between the organisers of the carnival organisers and the three artistes for their failure to honour their contract, …

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