MP Raises Biometric Voter Registration Red Flag

[The Herald] As the biometric voter registration (BVR) continues countrywide, it has emerged that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) erroneously omitted Mudzi South in Mashonaland East from the list of areas that are supposed to be covered by the …

[The Herald] As the biometric voter registration (BVR) continues countrywide, it has emerged that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) erroneously omitted Mudzi South in Mashonaland East from the list of areas that are supposed to be covered by the exercise. Zanu-PF Member of Parliament for Mudzi South Cde Jonathan Samukange yesterday wrote to ZEC chairperson Justice Rita Makarau advising her of the anomaly.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Woman Takes Poo as Evidence to Court

[The Herald] A Chitungwiza woman brought her poo to court as evidence that she was assaulted by her son’s landlord for demanding her 5kg bag of maize meal. The alleged assault occurred when Doreen Mupfunya (42) of Unit N went to her son’s landlord’s ho…

[The Herald] A Chitungwiza woman brought her poo to court as evidence that she was assaulted by her son's landlord for demanding her 5kg bag of maize meal. The alleged assault occurred when Doreen Mupfunya (42) of Unit N went to her son's landlord's house, Josphat Chiposi (32), demanding the maize meal which he had allegedly stolen.

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Tsvangirai Returns From South African Hospital

[The Herald] MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai returned home yesterday from South Africa where he was receiving treatment after falling ill last month at a workshop in Kadoma. On his return, Mr Tsvangirai was confronted by a fractured party whose membe…

[The Herald] MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai returned home yesterday from South Africa where he was receiving treatment after falling ill last month at a workshop in Kadoma. On his return, Mr Tsvangirai was confronted by a fractured party whose members, including some in the top leadership, are doubting his capacity to contest the 2018 elections. Mr Tsvangirai, who is suffering from cancer of the colon, has not been seen in public since his health deteriorated.

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President Caps 3 445 GZU Graduates

[The Herald] President Mugabe yesterday capped 3 445 Great Zimbabwe University graduates at the institution’s colourful graduation ceremony held at the university’s permanent site near Great Zimbabwe. The graduates were drawn from the university’s five…

[The Herald] President Mugabe yesterday capped 3 445 Great Zimbabwe University graduates at the institution's colourful graduation ceremony held at the university's permanent site near Great Zimbabwe. The graduates were drawn from the university's five schools, namely: Robert Mugabe School of Education and Culture; Garry Magadzire School of Agricultural and Natural Sciences; Simon Muzenda School of Arts, Culture and Heritage Studies; Julius Nyerere School of Social Sciences and Munhumutapa School of Commerce.

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Bribe Lands 5 Cops in Court

[The Herald] Five police officers appeared in court on Wednesday facing allegations of demanding and receiving a $200 bribe from an illegal foreign currency dealer for them not to seize her money. Victor Ruzvidzo (34), Evans Tafirenyika (41), Job Mukiw…

[The Herald] Five police officers appeared in court on Wednesday facing allegations of demanding and receiving a $200 bribe from an illegal foreign currency dealer for them not to seize her money. Victor Ruzvidzo (34), Evans Tafirenyika (41), Job Mukiwa (32), Kenneth Ndaramo (30) and Freeman Chabvonga (26) appeared before Harare magistrate Ms Josephine Sande.

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Criminals Posing as Vendors Jailed

[The Herald] A four-member gang of criminals posed as street vendors in Harare’s central business district (CBD) and waylaid a man in the wee hours who was on his way to the bank before robbing him of his cellphone and $60 cash. Tendai Tembo (28) and h…

[The Herald] A four-member gang of criminals posed as street vendors in Harare's central business district (CBD) and waylaid a man in the wee hours who was on his way to the bank before robbing him of his cellphone and $60 cash. Tendai Tembo (28) and his three accomplices pretended to be selling wares at the intersection of Jason Moyo and Julius Nyerere on October 7 at around 4am and pounced on Charles Karonga. Tembo was convicted of robbery after a full trial by magistrate Ms Josephine Sande and was sentenced to three

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Govt, Zimplats Launch Albinism Campaign

[The Herald] Government and platinum mining giant Zimplats on Wednesday launched a campaign to demystify albinism. Dubbed “Friends with Albinism Campaign”, the undertaking is meant to raise awareness and protect people with albinism against discriminat…

[The Herald] Government and platinum mining giant Zimplats on Wednesday launched a campaign to demystify albinism. Dubbed "Friends with Albinism Campaign", the undertaking is meant to raise awareness and protect people with albinism against discrimination and abuse in society. Launching the campaign, Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Minister Patrick Zhuwao said the project sought to facilitate the provision of sun-protection creams, hats and sunglasses to albinos. "This is an appropriate and valuable forum for

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Union Seeks DC Intervention in Dispute

[Citizen] Mvomero District Commissioner Mohamed Utaly has been urged to intervene in a crisis facing Mtibwa Sugar Estate workers who are alleged to have been forced to write resignation letters while in police custody.

[Citizen] Mvomero District Commissioner Mohamed Utaly has been urged to intervene in a crisis facing Mtibwa Sugar Estate workers who are alleged to have been forced to write resignation letters while in police custody.

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