Why are Biti and Chamisa so desperate to join Mnangagwa’s illegitimate government?

Why are Biti and Chamisa so desperate to join Mnangagwa’s illegitimate government? 1

“Ten years ago, forming a unity government offered a political solution, albeit a temporary one, to the crisis of hyperinflation. A solution to today’s economic crisis must be similarly political,” writes Movement for Democratic Change vice-president Tendai Biti in Foreign Affairs. “More precisely, it must address the legitimacy deficit of the current administration, which stems from the military coup that brought it to power and the disputed election that kept it there.” Biti and his colleagues in the MDC claim they have a solution to Zimbabwe’s current problem, but that…

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Zimbabwe police arrest 10 union officials as clampdown deepens

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Zimbabwe police arrested 10 union officials today as they tried to petition the Finance Minister over low pay for teachers, witnesses said, extending a government clampdown on dissent that has hobbled the country’s main opposition. Police with batons bundled the Amalgamated Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe officials into a truck outside the finance ministry. They also arrested the group’s lawyer, Douglas Coltart, and a journalist with online news outlet Newzimbabwe.com who was filming the arrest, the witnesses said. The union had been trying to present a petition to Finance Minister…

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NewZimbabwe.com reporter arrested while covering teachers demo

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23rd August 2019 Zimbabwe By Staff Reporter NEWZIMBABWE.COM  reporter Leopold Munhende was Friday morning arrested while covering a protests by the Amalgamated Teacher Union of Zimbabwe (ARTUZ) in central Harare. Munhende was bundled into a truck along with hordes of protesting teachers and human rights lawyer Douglas Coltart. Coltart was involved in skirmishes with police officers before he was handcuffed. Charges had not been preferred and the group f about a dozen people was whisked off to Harare Central Police Station. Efforts to explain to police officers that Munhende was…

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NewZimbabwe.com reporter arrested while covering teachers demo

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23rd August 2019 Zimbabwe By Staff Reporter NEWZIMBABWE.COM  reporter Leopold Munhende was Friday morning arrested while covering a protests by the Amalgamated Teacher Union of Zimbabwe (ARTUZ) in central Harare. Munhende was bundled into a truck along with hordes of protesting teachers and human rights lawyer Douglas Coltart. Coltart was involved in skirmishes with police officers before he was handcuffed. Charges had not been preferred and the group f about a dozen people was whisked off to Harare Central Police Station. Efforts to explain to police officers that Munhende was…

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Tendai Biti sues First Mutual over shrinked $15 million retirement package

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HARARE – MDC vice president and former finance minister Tendai Biti is suing First Mutual Holdings Limited demanding his retirement package amounting to $15 million. The insurance company had said it would only pay him what was agreed upon attaining his retirement age of 60. Biti said in 1993, while he was a partner in the law firm called Honey and Blanckenberg, his pension contributions were with his consent converted by First Mutual into an annuity policy. “The annuitisation phase commenced with a payment of ZW$15,648.04 and the written projection…

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Journalist Kudzayi sues police, defence ministers for wrongful umbrella arrest

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HARARE – Journalist Edmund Kudzayi is suing Home Affairs and Defence ministers for $500,000 as compensation for his unlawful arrest over possession of a camouflage umbrella. The former Sunday Mail editor, through his lawyers, says that his arrest on February 22 this year, caused him great embarrassment and suffering. Kudzayi was acquitted at the close of the State’s case after prosecutors failed to prove an offence had been committed. The presiding magistrate, Victoria Mashamba, had no kind words against the State when she freed him. Police and prosecutors used a law…

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Mphoko arrested

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About NewZimbabwe.com NewZimbabwe.com – The Zimbabwe News You Trust is Zimbabwe’s leading online newspaper and published by New Zimbabwe Media Ltd. The platform brings you the latest breaking News, Business, Showbiz, Sports, Diaspora and gives you everything you’ve come to expect and love. Our Forums are vibrant and gives everyone a chance to be heard. On your computer, tablet smart phone or on our App its quick, easy and free access all the news you love. NewZimbabwe.com is updated continually with the latest news to help you feed your addiction…

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Mphoko now a wanted man

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About NewZimbabwe.com NewZimbabwe.com – The Zimbabwe News You Trust is Zimbabwe’s leading online newspaper and published by New Zimbabwe Media Ltd. The platform brings you the latest breaking News, Business, Showbiz, Sports, Diaspora and gives you everything you’ve come to expect and love. Our Forums are vibrant and gives everyone a chance to be heard. On your computer, tablet smart phone or on our App its quick, easy and free access all the news you love. NewZimbabwe.com is updated continually with the latest news to help you feed your addiction…

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DJ Tira hints at retirement

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By Bongani Ndlovu ACCLAIMED South African, DJ Tira, has hinted at retirement from the music industry saying his safety comes first after he was hit with a bottle during a performance. DJ Tira Videos on social media show DJ Tira being hit with a bottle when he was on the decks during a performance at the University of Venda over the weekend. Tira sustained a deep cut just below his left eye. Related Articles Posting on his Instagram fan page, DJ Tira said maybe the attack showed that it was…

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Bulawayo woman brutally killed in UK

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A UNITED Kingdom-based Zimbabwean woman was found lying in a pool of blood with multiple stab wounds, inflicted allegedly by her husband. The late Linda Nomagugu Vilika Essex police reported that a murder probe has since been launched after the woman, identified as Linda Nomagugu Vilika (41) from Bulawayo’s Mpopoma suburb, was brutally butchered on Wednesday. The incident allegedly happened in broad day light. Vilika is alleged to have been declared dead at the scene at Great Saling, Essex, around 2.45PM on Wednesday. Related Articles Aug 15, 2019 16,065 The…

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