MDC confused- pushing agenda of leaders and not supporters

MDC confused- pushing agenda of leaders and not supporters 1

Opposition National Constitutional Assembly leader Lovemore Madhuku says Friday’s planned mass demonstrations by the Movement for Democratic Change lie squarely in the hands of its supporters because the party leadership is confused and is pushing its own agenda and not that of its supporters. Madhuku, whose party joined President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Political Actors Dialogue (POLAD), said the demonstrations penciled for Harare on Friday, Bulawayo on Monday, Gweru on Tuesday, Masvingo on Wednesday, and Mutare on Thursday were not necessary at this particular time in the country’s history. There have been…

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A-level grade boundaries leaked ahead of results day in the UK

A-level grade boundaries leaked ahead of results day in the UK 3

Details of A-level grade boundaries for all papers set by two exam boards have been leaked on social media a day before the results are published. The documents reveal that A-level maths candidates needed little more than half marks to get a grade A in papers set by both Pearson/Edexcel and OCR. Exam boards send marking schemes to schools in confidence ahead of the results to help them prepare students. They said confidentiality was usually respected. A-level students are due to get their results on Thursday. Related Articles New maths…

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Tahle living her Afro Jazz dream

Tahle living her Afro Jazz dream 4

By Taonga Nyemba Former Military Touch Movement (MTM) first lady Tahle Wedzinza believes she is living her dream as an Afro Jazz musician. Tahle WeDzinza The songbird has revealed on why she left Military touch silently,Tahle who was the only female artiste at MTM also opened up on her musical career and how her mother has been supportive throughout her career. In an interview with H-Metro reporter TAONGA NYEMBA (TN), Tahle Wedzinza (TWD) opened up on her aspirations and achievements she has made through music. She has a number of…

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Zim doctors give govt three-week ultimatum to address wage demands

Zim doctors give govt three-week ultimatum to address wage demands 5

By Costa Nkomo ZIMBABWEAN doctors have given their employer a three-week grace period to address their salary grievances short of which they will withdraw their labour. This they said through a press statement Wednesday by their umbrella Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA). In its demands addressed to the chairperson of the Health Services Board (HSB) and copied to the Health Minister Obadiah Moyo, the crucial medical staff wants its employer to match doctors’ wages with the prevailing US dollar interbank rate of $1:8.7 RTGS. “We hereby give notice of total…

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ZPC to construct power station in Mutare

ZPC to construct power station in Mutare 7

On Aug 14, 2019 9,212 By Desmond Munemo Zimbabwe Power Company is set to construct a power station in Mutare to generate and supply more power to the nation. Eddington Mazambani In a statement issued by Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA), the Acting Chief Executive Officer Eddington Mazambani said ZPC was exploring all possible avenues, technologies and options to ensure adequate electricity supply to the nation. The ZERA statement said subject to the Electricity Act and the terms and conditions of the license, supply of electricity may be made to…

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Mafukachuma making waves

Mafukachuma making waves 8

By Tatenda Kajekere Chitungwiza bred comedian Darius “Makukachuma” Grey has taken social media by storm with his insulting humor over totems using Snap-chat application. Darius ‘Makukachuma’ Grey H-Metro Entertainment reporter Tatenda Kajekere (TK) had an interview with Mafukachuma (M). TK: Tell us a brief background about yourself? M: I was born and raised in Chitungwiza. My parents died when I was young and we moved to Mhondoro where I was raised by my aunt together with my two other siblings. I went to Mberi Primary, St Saviours High School and…

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31 years later…. Faith Candy still looking for mother

31 years later…. Faith Candy still looking for mother 9

By Latwell Nyangu Her mother disappeared when she was only one-year three months old, since then she was never seen. Faith Candy Musician cum-model Faith ‘Faith Naphazi’ Candy, has shared her other sides of her life but never talked about the way she was brought up. And now 31 years later, the songstress has begun the search for her mother. Related Articles “I have not been talking about my other side of my life. “My mother left me when I was one year three months and I grew up with…

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Mnangagwa commits to pamper military

Mnangagwa commits to pamper military 10

BY EVERSON MUSHAVA President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday pledged to pamper the country’s military with salary upgrades and other benefits to cushion them against the skyrocketing cost of living, while urging the rest of the civil servants and hard-pressed citizens to remain patient as his government attempts to fix the economy, saying “the darkest hour comes before dawn”. President Emmerson Mnangagwa Addressing hundreds of people during Defence Forces Day commemorations at the National Sports Stadium, the Zanu PF leader said: “My administration remains committed to improving the conditions of service of…

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Zim in new wave of price increases

Zim in new wave of price increases 11

BY MISHMA CHAKANYUKA Zimbabwe is witnessing another wave of massive price increases, following the presentation of the 2019 mid-term fiscal policy review, which are further decimating citizens’ incomes. Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube In the mid-term 2019 fiscal review announced on August 2, 2019, Finance and Economic Development minister Mthuli Ncube increased electricity tariffs threefold, and nearly did the same for fuel imports, hiked charges for State services and goods and also increased the money transfer tax for mobile money agents. This has further decimated salaries which remained unchanged amid a…

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‘MDC MPs’ diplomatic passport snub a publicity stunt’ says Paradza

‘MDC MPs’ diplomatic passport snub a publicity stunt’ says Paradza 12

By Farai Matiashe | NewsDay | Zanu PF legislator Kindness Paradza (Makonde) has accused his MDC counterparts’ snub of diplomatic passports offered by President Emmerson Mnangagwa government as a cheap publicity stunt as some of them were issued with the travel document last year. Kindness Paradza Paradza, who is also the chairperson of the Foreign Affairs Parliamentary Portfolio Committee, announced in Parliament early this month that Mnangagwa had given a nod for all parliamentarians to be issued with diplomatic passports, but MDC MPs said they would not accept the offer.…

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