RwandAir Becomes The Latest Airline To Dump Mnangagwa’s Bond Notes, Demands USD Only

Rwandan airline RwandAir has become the latest airline to dump bond notes and is now selling tickets in United States dollars. Last year, Fast Jet and Ethiopian Airline complained over their failure to repatriate their money from Zimbabwe as it was stick in local accounts. If our services have assisted you, our work would be much more secure with your help – For as little as £5, you can support ZimEye – and it only takes a minute.  Source: Zimeye

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Leadership Qualities Are Not Sold In Russia Or Kazakhstan: Bhasikiti

Leadership Qualities Are Not Sold In Russia Or Kazakhstan: Bhasikiti 3

Former Masvingo Minister of State, Kudakwashe Bhasikiti has scoffed at President Emmerson Mnangagwa for failing to drive the nation to prosperity charging that leadership qualities are not sold in Russia, Khazakstan or Belarus where his former party colleague recently visited to seek cooperation and investment. Posting on Twitter this morning, Bhasikiti said; “Those who thought leading a nation is Kutonga,vazvivonera pamhino sefodya,governance demands wisdom,tolerance and fatherly heart to listen and care for all.I don’t want to pretend such qualities are sold in Russia&Kazakhstan,but in Zimbabwe.We shall not be fooled again.”…

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Ambitious Mthuli Ncube Claims Zim Is Ready For Zim Dollar Return

Ambitious Mthuli Ncube Claims Zim Is Ready For Zim Dollar Return 5

Government has made progress in terms of achieving conditions that need to be fulfilled on the macro-economic front before the reintroduction of local currency, according to Finance and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube. This follows Minister Ncube’s announcement recently that the country will have its own currency within the next 12 months as Government moves to deal with inflationary pressures among other factors that are impeding economic turnaround efforts. In an interview with Bloomberg in Davos, Switzerland on Monday, Minister Ncube indicated that he is implementing a cocktail of…

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Man commits suicide in police station

Man commits suicide in police station 7

On Jan 23, 2019 34,097 3 By Thupeyo Muleya A 37 year old Masvingo man committed suicide at a Beitbridge police station where he had been detained over a case of Malicious Damage to Property (MDP). It is understood that the man , whose next of kin are yet to be advised of his death, was arrested on Sunday around 7.45 pm at Malala Village some 15 Km along the Beitbridge-Bulawayo road. Matabeleland South police spokesperson Chief Inspector Philisani Ndebele said the police were investigating a case of sudden death.…

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“We Can’t Talk, Our Tongues Are Not Free,” Chamisa Responds To Mnagagwa Call For Dialogue

“We Can’t Talk, Our Tongues Are Not Free,” Chamisa Responds To Mnagagwa Call For Dialogue 8

By Paul Nyathi|ZANU PF leader President Emmerson Mnangagwa has called on national stakeholders to come forward for dialogue on the future of the country following last week’s wave of citizens protests. I invite leaders of all political parties as well as religious and civil leaders to set aside our differences and come together. What unites us is stronger than what could ever divide us. Let’s begin a national dialogue. Let’s put the economy first. Let’s put the people first 4/4 — President of Zimbabwe (@edmnangagwa) January 22, 2019 In response…

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Govt Purging Citizens Who Turned To VPN To Access Social Media?

Govt Purging Citizens Who Turned To VPN To Access Social Media? 10

By Paul Nyathi|ZimEye.com readers have sent in yet to be confirmed reports that the government is tracking all citizens who turned to use Virtual Private Network (VPN) to access social media last week when government disconnected internet access in the country. According to the readers, they have been receiving messages ordering them to report to the police and surrender their passports on charges of illegally accessing the internet when the government had disconnected them. See the message below copied to ZimEye.com. ZimEye.com is following up the issue for more details…

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Another Youth Leader Picked Up By Police, Is Chikurubi Maximum The Venue For Dialogue?

Another Youth Leader Picked Up By Police, Is Chikurubi Maximum The Venue For Dialogue? 13

Alister Pfunye By Own Correspondent|Former Zimbabwe National Students Union who is also the current Southern Africa Students Union deputy president Alistar Pfunye has been picked up by security agents. Pfunye, who according to sources was picked up around midnight (Tuesday) joins dozens of other youths and civilians arrested by the Emmerson Mnangagwa led administration following the #ShutdownZimbabwe protests. Said activist Makomborero Haruzivishe: “@edmnangagwa is calling for dialogue with civil society, is Chikurubi maximum prison the venue for national dialogue?” If our services have assisted you, our work would be much…

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Full Text Of ZHRC Press Statement

Full Text Of ZHRC Press Statement 16

By Own Correspondent| The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission has condemned the excessive use of force by security details. In a statement issued Tuesday, the Commission said it is unfortunate that last week’s disturbances have led to a number of deaths of civilians and a police officer. Said ZHRC: Whilst the Commission’s investigations are still in progress some facts have since been verified. For example, a 22 year old young man, Tinashe Choto died as a result of gun shots and was buried on Saturday 19 January 2019. A post mortem…

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ARDA Transau Leader Intimidated Over Pending Court Case

ARDA Transau Leader Intimidated Over Pending Court Case 18

By Own Correspondent| The Zimbabwe Environmental Lawyers Association has raised the flag over the conduct of members of the security forces who are on a rampage intimidating and threatening citizens. The organisation reports that the Chairperson of the ARDA Transau Relocation Development Trust, Donald Masvaure was threatened with unspecified action by members of the security forces who told him to stop mobilizing the community to seek legal redress in a pending court case. Said ZELA in a statement: The Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) is saddened by the reports of…

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Mnangagwa Justifies Fuel Price Increases

Mnangagwa Justifies Fuel Price Increases 20

By Own Correspondent|President Emmerson Mnangagwa has justified the fuel price increases which triggered last week’s protest arguing that while the move may not be popular, it was the right thing to do. Mnangagwa said this shortly after his arrival from his aborted 5 nations international trip. He added that while citizens had a right to protest, the protests should be peaceful which is not what transpired during #ShutdownZimbabwe. Said Mnangagwa: “I was aware that these measures may not be popular, and this was not a decision we took lightly. But…

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