Pound wobbles following Mays’ resignation

Pound wobbles following Mays’ resignation 1

AFP The British pound wobbled on Friday after Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation, while stock markets mostly rebounded as US President Donald Trump offered an “olive branch” to China in their trade war, dealers said. Sterling sank below $1,27 after May said she would step down on June 7 as prime minister, paving the way for a brutal contest to replace her. The fall was contained, however, as the likelihood of May’s departure had been mostly factored into prices — although the Conservative party’s choice to succeed her…

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Kenya Bans Same Sex Marriage

Kenya Bans Same Sex Marriage 3

By Own Correspondent- The High Court of Kenya on Friday upheld a law banning gay sex, keeping same-sex relations punishable by 14 years in jail. Giving verdict, Justice Roselyn Aburili said: We hereby decline the relief sought and dismiss the combined petition. We find that the impugned sections are not unconstitutional, accordingly the combined petitions have no merit. Campaigners who filed the petition to decriminalize gay sex have since promised that they will appeal the ruling which they described as erroneous and very biased. The petition was thrown out on…

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Moza power utility seeks power trade-off with Zimbabwe, Zambia

Moza power utility seeks power trade-off with Zimbabwe, Zambia 5

Xinhua Mozambique’s Hydro Electrica de Cahorra Bassa has offered Zimbabwe and Zambia power imports in exchange for further reduced power generation by the two countries at their Kariba Dam hydro plants, state media reported Thursday. Cahorra Bassa Dam is overflowing following recent cyclone-induced floods, and authorities in Mozambique favour having Zimbabwe and Zambia storing more water in Kariba Dam, which is upstream of Cahorra Bassa on the Zambezi River, to reduce inflows into the downstream dam and thus protect the infrastructure at Cahorra Bassa. The offer for power comes at…

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“Dabengwa Incarceration Was A Mistake”: WarVets

“Dabengwa Incarceration Was A Mistake”: WarVets 7

By Own Corespondent- The Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) has described the way in which the late ZIPRA Commander and intelligence supremo, Dumiso Dabengwa was treated during the Gukurahundi as a mistake. Dabengwa was together with fellow ZIPRA Commander Lookout Masuku incarcerated in 1983 at the height of Gukurahundi massacres for four years on alleged treason. He was later released and installed the Home Affairs Minister in President Robert Mugabe’s administration. Douglas Mahiya, the spokesperson of the war veterans’ representative body said that the organisation sympathised with the…

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4 Zimbabwean women in brutal ‘husband snatcher’ assault video in Durban court

4 Zimbabwean women in brutal ‘husband snatcher’ assault video in Durban court 13

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Four women filmed repeatedly beating another woman while she was on the ground, before shaving off her hair, have appeared in court charged with kidnapping and assault. The women, speaking in Shona in the assault video circulated online, accused the victim of being a “husband snatcher”. The video caused widespread outrage and prompted Zimbabwean police to appeal for the public’s help in identifying the assailants. But it has now emerged that the assault took place in Durban, South Africa. Zimbabweans Jane Nyama, Adda Mukwanda, Memort Maraura…

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Tough conditions for Zimbabwe fuel retailers

Tough conditions for Zimbabwe fuel retailers 15

THE Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) has changed operating conditions for all petroleum retail operators a day after the newly-appointed Energy and Power Development Minister Fortune Chasi said he will empower the Authority to take full charge of the sector and tightly monitor activities to restore order in the energy sector ZERA sent out a notice to all fuel retailers advising them that it added the following conditions to the retail license: 1. No operator shall load fuel from an underground storage tank at a fuel retail site into a…

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Bulawayo City Council to stop collecting garbage

Bulawayo City Council to stop collecting garbage 18

The Bulawayo City has would like to advise residents that there would be an interruption in refuse removal service in Mhatshula, Woodville, Killarney, Enhlangeni and parts of the CBD dye to fuel shortages. The council has urged residents to keep the city clean and to store garbage in their homesteads which shall be collected when garbage removal begins. See the full  notice below: Source: www.bulawayo24.com

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MDC disassociate itself from Chamisa

MDC disassociate itself from Chamisa 21

PRESS STATEMENT24 May 2019 We welcome you to this brief press statement which follows the one held on Saturday 18 May 2019. In that press statement we alluded to our desire to convene a meeting of progressive elements of the MDC to deliberate on the consequential issues and implications of the High Court judgement made by Justice Mushore on the 8th May 2019. That High Court judgement rightfully ruled that Nelson Chamisa was an illegitimate impositor in the MDC and nullified all decisions and actions he and his cabal made…

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