Zanu PF USA urges diasporans to vote

ZANU PF United States of America district Secretary for Administration Cde Simba Mujuru said there is a need for diasporans to register to vote in their respective constituencies in Zimbabwe dismissing some critics who are saying the Government has failed to implement the diaspora vote. Any Zimbabwean living abroad is required to physically present him or herself at their registered polling station to cast their vote. In an interview, Cde Mujuru said there is a need for the removal of sanctions which he said make the playing field uneven, favouring…

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South Africa Deportees: 66 Test Positive For COVID-19

Sixty-six (66) deportees from South Africa have tested positive for COVID-19 when they were tested at the Beitbridge Border Post. The 66 deportees were part of 220 Zimbabweans, among them seven ex-convicts, who were deported from the neighbouring country by road in a convoy of four buses. The move to deport the migrants is part of South Africas’ plans to de-congest migrants’ holding centres and minimize the rate of new Covid-19 infections. South Africa Has Deported 220 Zimbabweans Beitbridge’s District Medical Officer Dr Lenos Samhere said those who tested positive…

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Rwanda Has Deployed Troops To Mozambique

Rwanda has deployed troops to Mozambique to help fight Islamic insurgents that have been terrorising the Southern African country since 2017. The Joint Force will work closely with Mozambique Armed Defence Forces (FADM) and forces from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in designated sectors of responsibility. Pindula News present the statement issued by the government of Rwanda. Rwanda Deploys Joint Force to Mozambique Kigali, 9 July 2021 – The Government of Rwanda, at the request of the Government of Mozambique, will today start the deployment of a 1,000-person contingent of the…

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ZIMvBAN Cricket: Kaitano Joins Zimbabwean Big Boys

Takudzwanashe Kaitano becomes the 4th Zimbabwean batsman opener after Grant Flower, Kevin Kasuza and Terrance Duffin to score a test 50 on debut and 10th Zimbabwean test cricketer overall with a 50-plus score in the first two inns of a test. Zimbabwe is playing Bangladesh. Kaitano just beat a 29-year-old record that stood since 1992 previously owned by Grant Flower of most runs on test debut with 83 runs. Takudzwanashe Kaitano’s 87 is the 3rd highest score on Test debut for zimbabwe. See the hierarchy below. D. Houghton 121; H. Masakadza 119 T. Kaitano 87…

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South Africa Has Deported 220 Zimbabweans

South Africa has deported 220 Zimbabweans, including 7 ex-convicts and 213 other people who had been arrested for violating Pretoria’s immigration laws, in a bid to de-congest migrants holding centres. Zimbabweans are allowed a stay of not more than 90 days within a period of 12 months but many are extending their stays illegally and are routinely rounded up by the police or immigration officers. Zimbabwe’s Consul-General to Johannesburg, Mrs Melody Chaurura, said their hosts have not been able to deport people in the last two weeks and that the current group…

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Tudor Bismark’s Son Has Died

Bernstein Bismark, the son of Tudor Bismark, the co-founder of Jabula New Life Ministries and New Life Covenant Church, has died. He was 28 years old. In a statement, the family thanked individuals who had prayed for Berstein. Reads the statement: _It is with great sadness to inform you of the passing of our Beloved son Bernstein, he has fought a good fight. As the Bismark family, we would like to thank you for all your prayers, thoughts and words of encouragement. We ask at this time to respectfully allow…

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Two million jabs arrive

zimbabwe yesterday took delivery of two million Sinovac Covid-19 vaccines bought from China, with another 3,5 million expected this month as Government intensifies the vaccination programme, part of efforts to bring life in the country back to normalcy. The Government is keen to quickly achieve herd immunity and revive the economy which has been affected by the global pandemic. Senior State officials yesterday said the vaccination programme was not just about saving lives but saving the economy and the world at large. Finance and Economic Development Minister, Professor Mthuli Ncube…

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Former High Court judge Ndewere takes on ED

Former High Court judge Erica Ndewere is demanding reasons for her dismissal by President Emmerson Mnangagwa, and yesterday filed an urgent chamber application to force the tribunal to release the information. Ndewere was fired last month for gross incompetence by Mnangagwa after a tribunal set up to inquire into her suitability to hold a judicial office recommended that she be removed from the bench. The former High Court judge was accused of the misconduct during her time in office, including failure to clear her workload within a reasonable time and…

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ED, Mswati are twins: MDC Alliance

THE MDC Alliance yesterday described embattled Eswatini monarch King Mswati III and President Emmerson Mnangagwa as “twins” in terms of the deteriorating human rights situation as well as shrinkage of democratic space in the two countries. This was said by MDC Alliance secretary for foreign relations Gladys Hlatywayo while addressing the Press in Harare yesterday. Hlatywayo claimed that Mnangagwa could actually be advising King Mswati III on how to crush demonstrations in his strife-torn country. “The government of Zimbabwe is essentially the same with the Eswatini government in terms of…

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Defer schools opening: Teachers

TEACHERS’ unions have called on the government to defer schools opening to August or until the COVID-19 infections have subsided, saying going ahead with schools opening anytime soon would be “suicidal and genocidal”. Zimbabwe is in the throes of a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic, with the country recording 2 264 cases and 34 deaths on Tuesday, according to the Health ministry’s daily situational update. Cumulatively, the country has so far recorded 60 227 cases, 42 330 recoveries and 1 973 deaths. Despite the gory statistics, the government, which…

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