Registrar General’s Office New Strategy To Clear Passport Backlog

The Registrar General’s office has introduced night shifts as a strategy to clear the passport backlog that dates back to 2019. The office has been failing to clear the passport backlog which it attributed to the inadequacy of consumables required in the production of the travelling document. Resultantly, passport seekers had to sleep at the offices to be in front of the elongated queues while the most desperate would pay huge bribes to have the production of their passports quickened. It has also emerged that there are challenges in the…

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Prominent Lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa Speaks On Constitutional Amendment Bill No. 2

Prominent Zimbabwean lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa has said the Constitutional Amendment Bill No.2 is a slap in the face of democracy as it seeks to reverse the views expressed by the people who voted for the constitution on 16 March 2013. Mtetwa speaks when the Senate has endorsed the Constitutional Amendment Bill albeit opposition from the opposition MDC-T senators, and on other platforms, from other stakeholders. The Bill, among other things, seeks to scrap the running mate clause to gives the president the powers to choose his or her own deputies…

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Zimbabwe human rights violations frequent during Covid-19: new report

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s government has frequently violated people’s basic rights and freedoms since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, human rights groups said in a new report Thursday. Titled “The Impact of Covid-19 on Socio-Economic Rights,” the report chronicles breaches by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s regime from March 2020 when the first lockdown was imposed, followed by strict enforcement by security agents who were accused of beating up people indiscriminately. Calvin Fambirai, executive director of Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights said the Covid-19 pandemic highlighted the gap in medical…

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DJ Khaled’s ‘Khaled Khaled’ Album f/ Drake, Jay-Z, Nas, Lil Wayne, Cardi B, Lil Baby, and More

Nearly two years after the release of his last full-length project, 2019’s Father Of Asahd, DJ Khaled returns with his 12th studio album, Khaled Khaled.  The loaded tracklist features last year’s two-hit collaborations with Drake (“Greece,” “Popstar”), as well as guest appearances from Jay-Z (“Sorry Not Sorry”), Lil Wayne (“Thankful”), Lil Baby, who shows up on three tracks (“Every Chance I Get,” “I Did It,” “Body In Motion”), Justin Bieber (“Let It Go”), Justin Timberlake (“Just Be”), Cardi B (“Big Paper”), and more.  In addition to dropping off the album, Khaled shared the music video for…

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MICHAEL B. JORDAN SHOOTS HIS SHOT Gun Range Fun with Lori Harvey!!!

Michael B. Jordan may have a case of gun fever because he returned to an indoor shooting range where he’d trained for a role — but this time it was just for fun with his girlfriend. Michael took Lori Harvey to the Field Time Target & Training facility in the O.C. this week to do some shooting and, no, Lori wasn’t just watching MBJ in action … she opened fire too. The team at FT3 Tactical tells us the couple were at the place for a couple hours Wednesday night, and enjoyed target…

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Adultery: What the Law Says and Who can be Sued in Zimbabwe

ADULTERY currently, Adultery is considered a civil wrong and you can be sued for adultery damages. However, there is a legal challenge against the law because some consider it old fashioned. This article is on the legal position & legal challenge against Adultery. Emmanuel T. Nhachi Adultery is committed by a third party when he or she has sexual intercourse with a person whom he or she knows to be someone’s spouse. The offended party can claim damages for humiliation and loss of the companionship and society of the guilty…

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RBZ cracks whip on errant illegal businesses

RBZ cracks whip on errant illegal businesses. The bank’s FIU has been red-flagging, blocking and reversing or suspending suspicious transactions; first after subtracting 2 percent transaction cost from the gross value of the foiled dodgy transfer. The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) says its financial intelligence unit (FIU) will continue to crack the whip on errant businesses and dodgy transactions, as it intensifies efforts to curtail market indiscipline. RBZ Governor John Mangudya said the FIU’s role is to instil market discipline, adding the bank’s financial watchdog will stop at nothing to punish…

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High Court Dismisses Rukanda’s Appeal Piling Pressure On Mudenda To Reinstate Recalled MPs

The High Court has dismissed an appeal by Mr Benjamin Rukanda, the man who instructed Parliament Speaker Advocate Jacob Mudenda to recall five (5) MDC Alliance MPs including Tendai Biti. Rukanda argued that he was the secretary-general of the PDP formed by Tendai Biti, therefore, had the authority to recall the five legislators whom he accused of ceasing to be party members The High Court, however, later established that Rukanda had no legitimate claim to be secretary-general of the PDP before reversing the expulsions. Rukanda last week appealed against the order by Justice…

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Cavani, Pogba and Fernandes supply the class to put Man Utd on the brink of Solskjaer’s first final

Manchester United fans may never get to show their appreciation for Edinson Cavani but the Uruguayan is ensuring that he leaves his mark even if he does depart this summer. The 34-year-old scored twice and provided another two assists in a world-class display as United demolished Roma in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final, and it is clear to see why Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is so desperate to keep him at the club beyond the end of the season. That, sadly, looks unlikely. Nonetheless, after a scintillating night’s work, it is looking…

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