WATCH: ED Meets US Ass Secretary Of African Affairs

WATCH: ED Meets US Ass Secretary Of African Affairs 1

Finance and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube has said that he views the meeting between president Mnangagwa and the United States assistant secretary of State for African Affairs, Mr. Tibor Nagy as a milestone in Zimbabwe’s bid to reengage the international community. The meeting was held on the sidelines of the 12th edition of the US-Africa Business Summit Ncube said that Zimbabwe was updating the US official on a number of issues. He said: I think we are beginning to find common ground, step-by-step, so basically His Excellency (President…

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FULL TEXT: PROfeeds Discontinues Supply Of All Feed Products

FULL TEXT: PROfeeds Discontinues Supply Of All Feed Products 3

PROfeeds, a stock feed manufacturing plant founded in 2007 has announced that it will be discontinuing supplying all products to Agents and or Distributors with immediate effect. In a letter dated 17 June 2019, the manufacturing company says that it has taken this step as it is finding it hard to find raw materials due to the current economic crisis. Read the full text below. This letter serves to notify you that we will be discontinuing supply of all Feed Products to Agents and/ or Distributors effective immediately. Due to…

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Setback for Buyanga: Businessman barred from taking son out of Zimbabwe

Setback for Buyanga: Businessman barred from taking son out of Zimbabwe 5

By Staff Reporter CONTROVERSIAL businessman who last over two weeks ago was granted an order by Harare Magistrate Court Marewanazvo Gofa forcing his ex-girlfriend and the mother of his son to surrender the minor child passport will have to wait a bit longer. Buyanga’s baby mama, Chantell Muteswa has since approached the High Court and got an order that effectively suspended the Gofa’s judgment. It means Muteswa can withhold the minor child’s passport after she raised fears Buyanga may have been planning to take the child out of the country…

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Zanu PF preacher wants tormentors charged for contempt

Zanu PF preacher wants tormentors charged for contempt 7

By Mary Taruvinga DESTINY of Afrika Network (Danet) founder Obadiah Musindo has petitioned the High Court to charge nine individuals from a rival organisation, Avalon Destiny with contempt of court after they allegedly interfered with his operations in violation of a court interdict issued against them. The nine are Simangaliso Shoko, Trywell Mukandara, Violla Mandunguza, Farai Makuwerere, Agripa Muparaganda, Tafadzwa Dhakwa, Never Zhanera, Lydia Kaseke and Evelyn Tera. The Zanu PF aligned cleric is claiming his rivals were causing him distress as they continued tormenting him and his members. “This…

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Fail to think outside the ‘box’; judge humiliated by CJ Malaba

Fail to think outside the ‘box’; judge humiliated by CJ Malaba 9

By Costa Nkomo CHIEF Justice Luke Malaba Wednesday humiliated High Court judge Samuel Kudya when he publicly scolded the top jurist for bringing boxes of files to his interview for possible appointment to the Supreme Court. Justice Kudya was among five judges who were being interviewed for promotion to the apex court. But when it was his turn to be interviewed, he carried with him the boxes. Kudya’s excuse was that he intended to use them for reference purposes while responding to questions by the interviewing panel. Kudya was third…

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Broke ZBC says unable to bring live AFCON matches

Broke ZBC says unable to bring live AFCON matches 11

By Anna Chibamu THE Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) says it needs 750 000 euros to provide live coverage of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament which kicks off in Egypt this Friday. CEO Patrick Mavhura parliament’s Information, Media and Broadcasting Services committee which was touring the broadcaster’s Pockets Hill studios Thursday that the company was too broke to buy rights to beam the popular tournament live to locals. He said the broadcaster was in negotiations with a private partner to solve the problem. “We might fail to broadcast…

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Chamisa appoints former top cop as MDC defence chief

Chamisa appoints former top cop as MDC defence chief 13

By Leopold Munhende MDC President Nelson Chamisa has appointed former police Senior Assistant Commissioner Emmanuel Chimwanda as party secretary for defence in his new National Executive Council announced Wednesday. Chimwanda, who once served as Commissioner in the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC), replaces ex-army Major Giles Mutsekwa. “We do not want weaknesses in the party. We must have intelligence. We must know what our opponent is planning. So yes, (Costa) Machingauta is going to be in charge of that. “Mr Emmanuel Chimwanda, a former Assistant Commissioner whom we have worked with…

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MDC blasts govt over US$1 million spend on anti-sanctions lobby

MDC blasts govt over US$1 million spend on anti-sanctions lobby 15

By Robert Tapfumaneyi THE MDC has slammed President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government for reportedly spending US$1 million in scarce foreign currency to hire a US public relations firm to lobby for the removal of sanctions against the troubled Harare administration. In a statement Thursday, MDC deputy national spokesperson Luke Tamborinyoka said the Zanu PF led government needs to put its priorities right in a country facing massive starvation among poor citizens. This follows reports that the Mnangagwa government engaged Avenue Strategies Global CC in Washington to help lobby for the removal…

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Police, soldiers sued for over US$600 million

Police, soldiers sued for over US$600 million 17

By Mary Taruvinga NEARLY 30 Zimbabweans have approached the High Court in Harare to sue police and the army for damages collectively exceeding half a million US dollars as well as half a million dollars in local currency. This is according to summons before the Harare High Court in which the aggrieved citizens want to be compensated for the pain and suffering they endured in the hands of the uniformed forces. Among them are those claiming assault by members of the security forces during the ill-fated January protests against a…

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School heads reject pregnant students

School heads reject pregnant students 19

By Matabeleland North Correspondent SECONDARY school heads have warned the proposed law seeking to allow pregnant school girls back into classrooms will turn learning institutions into virtual maternity wards. This follows a proposal through the Education Amendment Bill that pregnant girls should be readmitted to class after they deliver and should not be excluded or suspended from class. Speaking at the National Association of Secondary Heads (Nash) conference in Victoria Falls, the association’s acting president Arthur Maphosa said pregnant girls should be sent to non-formal schools for adult education so…

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