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DRAMA at Khupe’s congress as supporters ‘exchange blows’ over Linda Masarira election.

Originally by New Zimbabwe SUPPORTERS of the Thokozani Khupe-led MDC-T faction nearly exchanged blows at the party’s Saturday congress in Bulawayo over the election of human rights campaigner Linda Masarira. The activist was elected secretary for information and publicity, in a development which incensed some supporters who argued that Masarira was not an MDC–T member. “What we have seen here is election...

Tsvangirai’s sister dies as nurses pull a ‘no show’ during strike.

Originally by The Standard One of the late ex MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s sisters died of asthma and heart disease complications after her family was forced to discharge her from Parirenyatwa Hospital due to the strike by nurses. Miriro Tsvangirai (47) died at home on Friday. Her brother Manasa said her health deteriorated after she returned home. “She was asthmatic and had...

Exclusive: Mugabe’s son-in-law spills the beans on controversial Zim Airways deal

Originally by The Standard Ex president Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law Simba Chikore’s name has been at the centre of a raging debate over government’s controversial plans to set up a new airline, Zimbabwe Airways There are allegations that the new airline, which recently brought its first plane bought from Malaysia was an attempt to fleece the government and collapse the struggling Air...

Khupe elected new MDC-T president

Originally by New Zuimbabwe A FACTION of the opposition MDC-T party on Saturday unanimously elected Thokozani Khupe as president during its extraordinary congress at Stanley Square in Bulawayo. Former party spokesperson Obert Gutu will deputise Khupe, while Abednico Bhebhe was elected national chairman. Both Bhebhe and Gutu were elected unopposed. Chief Ndlovu was elected the party’s treasurer general while Nico Nyikadzino is the...

Zim nurses to end strike following ‘political motivation’ allegations

Originally by The Standard Striking nurses will return to work tomorrow after union leaders claimed the week-long job strike was politically motivated On Tuesday vice-president Constantino Chiwenga announced that all the striking nurses had been fired and government was now recruiting unemployed and retired health workers. “It is highly regrettable that our cause of collective job action has been highly politicised,” the...

LATEST: ‘Mugabe’ Arsene Wenger finally agrees to quit Arsenal.

London – Arsene Wenger will bring his 22-year stay in charge of Arsenal to a close at the end of the season, the Frenchman announced on Friday. “After careful consideration and following discussions with the club, I feel it is the right time for me to step down at the end of the season,” Wenger said in a statement posted...

Chihuri whereabouts finally revealed…Former Commissioner ill,seeking treatment.

Former Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Commissioner General Augustine Chihuri who had gone into hiding is reportedly under medical treatment outside the country. Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and Mining Development chairperson Temba Mliswa revealed his current state but did not disclose the nature of the sickness or the country Chihuri is in. Chihuri had failed to appear before the Mliswa led...

Gvt delivers another blow to Grace, stops funding her Mazowe private school

Originally by Zimbabwe Independent ED’s gvt  has made a move to stop funding 18 pupils attending former first lady Grace Mugabe’s private school under the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (Stem) programme after it emerged that the school controversially benefited from the state-sponsored initiative. During Mugabe’s ex president  37-year reign Grace expanded her empire to areas such as real estate, farming...

ED featured on TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People In the World.

Originally by TimesLive President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been featured on TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People (TIME 100) 2018 list. Mnangagwa is one of 100 – among other names such as Donald Trump, Oprah Winfrey, Rihanna and Prince Harry. The TIME 100 list features individuals recognised for changing the world, regardless of the consequences of their actions (which explains the inclusion of...

Knives out as war erupts over Mujuru’s diamond mine!

Originally by Zimbabwe Independent THE Zimbabwe Diamond Consolidated Company (ZCDC) has made moves to acquire Limpopo Mining Resources also known as River Ranch Mine, previously linked to the late army general Solomon Mujuru, US$4 million, but faces resistance from Rani Investments which has filed a High Court application describing the offer as “too ridiculous to even consider”, court papers have...

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