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Zimbabwean Liberation War Stalwart and ex-Cabinet Minister Dr Dumiso Dabengwa who died in Kenya on Thursday has been declared a National Hero. The announcement was made by Vice President Kembo Mohadi at the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport on Sunday. Meanwhile, Dr Dabengwa’s family has arrived in Bulawayo for the burial...
VICE President Constantino Chiwenga was this week flown to India for medical treatment amid claims that his health had deteriorated. Presidential Spokesperson George Charamba confirmed to the Mail and Telegraph that Chiwenga was in India for medical treatment although he said it was a routine visit. "The VP left for India...
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has made strong indications that the late war hero Dumiso Dabengwa could be declared a national hero. Dabengwa died in Kenya on his way from India where he had gone for medical treatment. In a televised address on Thursday, Mnangagwa gave a glorious eulogy of the late veteran...
The fuel situation in the country remained critical yesterday despite the hike in prices on Tuesday, triggering transport blues in Harare and Bulawayo as “the revitalised” Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (Zupco), with slashed fares, failed to cope with demand. There were long queues at fuel stations in Harare and Bulawayo...
Cabinet has approved the Principles of the Human Rights Amendment Bill which seeks to ensure the Act is in compliance with international best practices. Addressing journalists during a post cabinet briefing, Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said the Bill also seeks to align the Act to the constitution. "Cabinet...
Cabinet is set to align the Water Act Bill with the constitution, an official has said. Addressing journalists during a post cabinet briefing, Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said the Bill provides for the need to prioritise primary requirements, environment conservation, agriculture, mining, industry and factors such as...
Government has directed that its state owned transport company reduces fare of buses by 50% in a move meant to cushion struggling workers. In a memorandum from the secretary of Finance George Guvamatanga to the secretary for Local Government George Magosvongwe, all fares were reduced by 50% on state run...
Independent Norton MP Temba Mliswa has accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa's regime of allowing a certain tribe aligned to him  of embarking on illegal activities taking advantage of their closeness to the president. Mliswa on Wednesday moved a motion in parliament to have a privileges committee established to investigate allegations that...
Government has unpacked the Maintenance of Peace and Order (MOPO) Bill. Police can request for identity documents at any time if the bill is enacted. Addressing delegates at a breakfast meeting on unpacking MOPO, Permanent Secretary in the ministry of Home Affairs Melusi Matshiya said anyone who is requested to...
Cabinet has moved to amend the Broadcasting Services Act in a bid to broaden and address diversity of opinion, ideas and values, Information minister has said Addressing a post cabinet briefing on Tuesday, Monica Mutsvangwa said cabinet approved principles to the Broadcasting Services Act to pave way for the crafting...
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