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Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:53:54 GMT
Breaking News - Election Petition Hearing Set for August 22
[The Herald] The Constitutional Court will next Wednesday hear the case in which MDC Alliance leader Mr Nelson Chamisa is contesting the victory of President Mnangagwa in the just-ended presidential poll.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:49:37 GMT
Crocodile Dragged to Funeral of Teen It Mauled to Death
[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZimParks) rangers on Tuesday dragged the carcass of a crocodile to a funeral wake in in the town of Redcliff.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 05:53:51 GMT
Divisions Rock Opposition MDC-Alliance
[The Herald] MDC-Alliance -- led by Mr Nelson Chamisa -- is on the brink of an imminent split fronted by one of its co-principals Mr Tendai Biti, who has the backing of several Western capitals, principally Washington, to take over the opposition's l...

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 05:48:43 GMT
President Scoffs at U.S. Decision to Renew Sanctions
[The Herald] President Mnangagwa yesterday scoffed at the decision by the United States of America to renew illegal sanctions against Zimbabwe. He implored newly-appointed US Ambassador to Zimbabwe Mr Brian Nichols to have a correct appreciation of e...

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 14:27:47 GMT
Chamisa's Presidential Petition Analysed
[Kubatana.net] So we have now got to the point where the petition was formally filed. A lot of confusing and alarming information has been peddled and circulated. This post will try to demystify these unfounded posts from "cyber scarecrows" masquerad...

Zimbabwe Herald

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 22:20:48 +0000
(UNDER THE EAVES with Igomombe) Zimbabwe: Fighting over our mother’s breast
since there are so many impious hands on Zimbabwe’s internal affairs, so many hands challenging its sovereignty, I thought my opening paragraphs should address those meddlesome, self-righteous foreigners who think Zimbabwe incurably remains a white...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 22:19:58 +0000
UPDATED – Focus now on the economy: ED
President Mnangagwa yesterday said the July 30 harmonised elections represented maturing entrenchment of democratic traditions and values in Zimbabwe.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 22:17:11 +0000
Grace Mugabe PhD: Nyagura suspended
University of Zimbabwe (UZ) Vice Chancellor Professor Levi Nyagura has been suspended pending finalisation of a case against him on alleged abuse of office.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 22:16:08 +0000
Challenges for Chamisa’s SA lawyers
Advocates Dali Mpofu and Tembeka Ngcukaitobi from South Africa — who are reportedly set to lead a legal team contesting President Mnangagwa’s victory in the July 30 harmonised elections — cannot appear in court to argue for MDC-Alliance without...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 22:10:11 +0000
Byo bids Mathuthu farewell
HUNDREDS of mourners, among them Home Affairs and Culture Minister Dr Obert Mpofu, yesterday converged at Bulawayo City Hall to bid farewell to Zanu-PF Politburo member Cde Thokozile Mathuthu.

Zimbabwe Mail

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 21:32:21 +0000
“I’m not on Twitter,” Chief Justice Malaba
Chief Justice Luke Malaba does not own a Twitter account and the nation should not be misled by statements posted on bogus accounts created in his name by mischievous elements, the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) [...]

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 21:27:28 +0000
Wife assists husband to rape
A MUTASA woman who allegedly lured a 14-year-old neighbouring juvenile with goodies before coercing the girl into a polygamous marriage with her husband has been arrested and arraigned in court. The couple — Mufaro Mukonowatsauka [...]

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 21:24:18 +0000
Granny caught with 104 mbanje plants
A 59-year-old granny from Zimunya was on Wednesday arrested by detectives from the drugs and narcotics section soon after watering 104 dagga plants she had planted in her field. The elderly woman was also found [...]

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 21:20:12 +0000
Family flees from mysterious fire
A family from Marange is living in perpetual fear after a mysterious fire torched three huts and reduced all household property to nothing. So strange is the fire, which occasionally resurfaces burning thatch grass, maize [...]

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 19:36:50 +0000
US$292.4m windfall for exporters
HARARE – Zimbabwe’s exporters have pocketed a total of US$292.4 million during the first half of the year from incentives unveiled by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe to boost local production. Gold producers are the [...]

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