City Cancels Former Town Clerk Mushore’s Contract

[The Herald] MDC-T-led Harare City Council has finally terminated the contract of former NMBZ Bank chief executive Mr James Mushore and the former banker will smile all the way to the bank as the municipality owes him over $165 000 in salary arrears an…

[The Herald] MDC-T-led Harare City Council has finally terminated the contract of former NMBZ Bank chief executive Mr James Mushore and the former banker will smile all the way to the bank as the municipality owes him over $165 000 in salary arrears and benefits. Mr Mushore could have pocketed a cool $251 400 if council had continued with him as town clerk. The city is now expected to appoint a new town clerk.

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Two Children Killed By Fuel Tanker Outside Kindergarten

[Monitor] Two children from the same family were crushed beyond recognition by a fuel tanker that knocked them as they waited to enter the premises of Waterloo International Kindergarten in Seeta on Wednesday morning.

[Monitor] Two children from the same family were crushed beyond recognition by a fuel tanker that knocked them as they waited to enter the premises of Waterloo International Kindergarten in Seeta on Wednesday morning.

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Concourt to Decide On Informer’s Immunity

[The Herald] A Harare magistrate on Tuesday referred to the Constitutional Court, the legal battle for immunity of an informer who exposed crime involving senior police officers and members of the Central Intelligence Organisation. The official informe…

[The Herald] A Harare magistrate on Tuesday referred to the Constitutional Court, the legal battle for immunity of an informer who exposed crime involving senior police officers and members of the Central Intelligence Organisation. The official informer, Delish Nguwaya (32), is accusing the police of hoodwinking him into giving up self-incriminating information which they used to charge him with three others.

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Opposition Activist Arrested For Stoning Army Bus

[The Herald] Police have arrested an MDC-T activist for allegedly stoning a Zimbabwe National Defence College bus at the intersection of Nelson Mandela Avenue and Angwa Street, near the party’s Harvest House headquarters. Moses Mwanjira emerged from a …

[The Herald] Police have arrested an MDC-T activist for allegedly stoning a Zimbabwe National Defence College bus at the intersection of Nelson Mandela Avenue and Angwa Street, near the party's Harvest House headquarters. Moses Mwanjira emerged from a riotous crowd and threw a stone, hitting the bus' windscreen. He appeared before Harare magistrate Ms Tracy Muzondi facing charges of malicious damage to property and was remanded to August 7 on $100 bail.

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Woman Scalds Husband With Oil

[The Herald] An extramarital affair has left an Epworth man with a deformed face after his wife splashed hot cooking oil on his face. Rumbidzai Mandivenga (19) appeared before Harare magistrate Ms Josephine Sande facing attempted murder allegations.

[The Herald] An extramarital affair has left an Epworth man with a deformed face after his wife splashed hot cooking oil on his face. Rumbidzai Mandivenga (19) appeared before Harare magistrate Ms Josephine Sande facing attempted murder allegations.

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‘Sanctions Won’t Stop De-Mining’

[The Herald] Illegal sanctions imposed by Western countries which led to the withdrawal of support for the clearance of landmines will not stop the work being done by the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) along the Zimbabwe-Mozambique border. The landmines …

[The Herald] Illegal sanctions imposed by Western countries which led to the withdrawal of support for the clearance of landmines will not stop the work being done by the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) along the Zimbabwe-Mozambique border. The landmines were planted by Rhodesian forces in a futile attempt to deter liberation war fighters from crossing into the country from their rare bases in Mozambique.

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Magistrate Keeps Former Broadcasting Boss in Cells

[Monitor] Kampala -The Anti-Corruption Court on Wednesday remanded Mr Paul Kihika, a former managing director of Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) on charges of embezzlement and causing financial loss of about Shs33 million to the organisation.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Anti-Corruption Court on Wednesday remanded Mr Paul Kihika, a former managing director of Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) on charges of embezzlement and causing financial loss of about Shs33 million to the organisation.

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Bobi Wine Calls for Uganda Museum Renovation

[Observer] It is one thing to perform in the Uganda museum gardens or even sip wine there during a Blankets and Wine event; returning as legislator and dignitary is quite another, as Bobi Wine discovered last weekend.

[Observer] It is one thing to perform in the Uganda museum gardens or even sip wine there during a Blankets and Wine event; returning as legislator and dignitary is quite another, as Bobi Wine discovered last weekend.

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Central Bank Raises Travel Allowance to U.S.$2 000

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has increased the amount of foreign currency an individual can carry outside the country to $2 000 with immediate effect. RBZ had put the limit at $1 000 on May 5 last year. Presenting the Mid-Term Moneta…

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has increased the amount of foreign currency an individual can carry outside the country to $2 000 with immediate effect. RBZ had put the limit at $1 000 on May 5 last year. Presenting the Mid-Term Monetary Policy Statement in Harare yesterday, RBZ Governor Dr John Mangudya said the review has been necessitated by the need to move closer to the limit enshrined in the law.

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