Breaking: 7 die in accident

Seven people died on the spot while two others were seriously injured today after the vehicle they were traveling was hit by the trailer of a bus headed in the opposite direction at the 126km peg along the Masvingo-Beitbridge Highway. According to witnesses, the Mazda MPV, carrying nine passengers, including the driver, was hit by a trailer that came-off a Masvingo-bound bus near Rutenga business centre. None of the passengers and crew in the bus was injured. Masvingo Acting Provincial Police Spokesperson Assistant Inspector Kudakwashe Dhewa said police were attending…

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Affluent High School Gutted By Fire

A hostel at the prestigious Plumtree High School in Plumtree town has been burnt down to a shell. Lloyd House, a hostel at the school, went up into flames shortly before midnight on Tuesday under yet to be verified circumstances. The town’s only fire tender is reported to have failed to get to the site of the fire and help had to be sought from Bulawayo Fire and Ambulance Services some 100 kms away not before the building was completely burnt down. Details on the fire were still sketchy and ZimEye.com…

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Khuphe And Chamisa Clash In Bulawayo

Rival MDC-T leaders Nelson Chamisa and Thokozani Khuphe will next weekend test each other’s strength in the politically volatile City of Bulawayo. The two leaders of the split party will hold high profile public gatherings within 10 kilometres of each other on the 7th of April as they both seek to claim dominance in the city. While Chamisa will be having a probably full house rally at White City Stadium in the heart of the City’s high density suburb, Khuphe will be holding her own MDC-T special congress at the…

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Mnangagwa To Release Another 662 Prisoners

President Emmerson Mnangagwa is set to release another large number of prisoners. 662 inmates are on the roll to be released. This is part of the President’s plan to release Prisoners with sentences under 36 months who have served a quarter of their term. The list also includes terminally ill inmates. Zimbabwe’s prisons currently hold about 20,000 inmates but the properties have a capacity of only 17,000. Zimbabwe Prisons’ Principal Correctional Officer Garainashe Moyo told the state media a total of 662 prisoners had been released from Khami and Bulawayo prisons. He said out of the 814…

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Khupe Hires Vapositori

Thokozani Khupe

The expelled former MDC Deputy President Thokozani Khupe has been exposed for smuggling in members of the Vapositori sect so to try to upstage MDC leader Nelson Chamisa. On the day that she held her last anti Chamisa rally last week but one at the Bulawayo Amphitheatre, Khupe hired members of the vapositori, other religious groups from rural areas and the rest from civic groups. Western Region leader Jenni Williams at the time issued a loud call to disassociate her reputable group from Khupe’s ambitious meeting. At the time, ZimEye…

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National Crisis, Mnangagwa Deploys The Army

As the national crisis in the health sector continues to deteriorate with the doctors strike entering day twenty seven, government has finally deployed the army to take charge of the hospitals. With the authorisation of the Commander In Chief President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo will today be the first to get army doctors taking over duties at the hospital. In addition, 35 newly graduated junior doctors will join the institution by April 1. Doctors downed tools on March 1 after petitioning the Government to resolve its issues…

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Tribalism counter developmental: Mohadi

VICE-PRESIDENT Kembo Mohadi has implored Zimbabweans across the country to embrace each other and shun tribalism as it was counter-development. Speaking at the Bulawayo Investment Conference held in the city on Friday, Mohadi said Zimbabweans should not discriminate each other along tribal lines. “Dialogue is key to the development of new knowledge for innovation in business and commerce. Therefore, without this dialogue, without this exchange of ideas just forget about development,” he said. “So, we need to dialogue across the board regardless of whether you belong to a different political…

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Arrogant Health Minister Snubs Parliament While People Die In Hospitals

The Minister Of Health And Child Care Doctor David Parirenyatwa on Wednesday snubbed parliament question time leaving Members of the House of Assembly angry at his behaviour. The Minister made a brief appearance in the house and reportedly went out “to see somebody” and never returned. Parliamentarians were eager to interrogate the minister on the on going doctors strike and the dire situation at government run health centres. MDC-T Member of Parliament for Bulawayo Central Honourable Dorcas Sibanda sort from the Acting Speaker of the National Assembly why the Minister…

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Zimbabwe Police disregard kidnapping reports

The Zimbabwe Republic Police has urged members of the public to ignore messages circulating on social media alleging that there is a group of criminals who were kidnapping and beheading people especially children, countrywide. Police have since warned members of the public against causing unnecessary panic by circulating such messages on WhatsApp. National police spokesman Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi urged members of the public to ignore such messages. “We encourage members of the public to ignore messages circulating on social media which cause alarm and despondency,” he said. Chief Supt…

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Zimbabwe police disregard kidnapping reports

The Zimbabwe Republic Police has urged members of the public to ignore messages circulating on social media alleging that there is a group of criminals who were kidnapping and beheading people especially children, countrywide. Police have since warned members of the public against causing unnecessary panic by circulating such messages on WhatsApp. National police spokesman Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi urged members of the public to ignore such messages. “We encourage members of the public to ignore messages circulating on social media which cause alarm and despondency,” he said. Chief Supt…

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