ZCTU Mobilises For Mass Protests On Economic Crisis

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THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has warned that it is mobilising for mass action against the current economic crisis if government fails to provide solutions. This comes as nurses at public hospitals have announced plans to go on strike in a fortnight if government does not offer them better salaries. ZCTU secretary-general Japhet Moyo said the current economic situation was untenable as workers were at the receiving end of “failed governance”. Moyo said the largest labour federation held a general council meeting on Thursday and resolved that unless…

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Dabengwa To Be Buried In Ntabazinduna On Saturday

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Dumiso Dabengwa with opposition MDC leader Nelson Chamisa in Bulawayo ahead of last year’s elections. Own Correspondent|THE family of the late ZIPRA military intelligence guru, Dr Dumison Dabengwa says that he will be buried at his rural home in Ntabazinduna on Saturday. Family spokesman, Mr Freeman Dabengwa, who is Dr Dabengwa’s last born son, said that the family has made and finalised the provisionally arrangements for Dabengwa’s burial. “We have planned that he will be buried in Ntabazinduna at a grave site for all Dabengwa family members, so we have…

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NPA Boss Cracks Whip On Corruption

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By Own Correspondent- Head of Zimbabwe’s National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), Kumbirai Hodzi said that his office will up the fight against corruption as it has reached intolerable levels. Hodzi said this at the official opening of an anti-corruption court in Mutare this past Friday. He said: Corruption has reached alarming levels and it’s time to put an end to it. People no longer want excuses. The public is no longer interested (in excuses). The current fuel shortages are as a result of foreign currency manipulation and a systematic black market.…

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Gvt Urges Amakorokoza To End Violence

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MIDLANDS Provincial Affairs Minister Senator Larry Mavima has implored small-scale miners from the province to desist from engaging in violence. Miners in the province are constantly involved in machete fights as turf wars over shafts continue to rise in the mining towns like Zvishavane, Shurugwi, Zhombe and Kwekwe. Speaking during the launch of a mechanisation programme initiated by the Zimbabwe Miners Federation (ZMF) and Pablo’s Investments, Minister Mavima said the increase in turf wars was worrisome. “I want to encourage small-scale miners to shun greed and violent behaviour, as such…

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Freezing Temperatures To Hit Zim

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Zimbabweans face an extremely cold winter as weather experts are predicting freezing point temperatures in some places in the country. According to the Meteorological Services Department of Zimbabwe (MSD), a cold front has started sweeping across the country, triggering low temperatures. MSD meteorologist Mr James Ngoma said temperatures were, beginning this week, expected to drop further.“As we get towards the end of May, it is cool in the morning, though locally cold, with minimum temperatures ranging between 5°C and 12°C,” he said. “The areas which have so far recorded the…

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