Zim dragging to implement anti fuel smuggling policies

By Nyasha N Mukapiko There are chances that duty-free fuel being imported by Sakunda Holdings intended for the Dema Diesel Power Plant could be finding its way to the black market, as the country is yet to put a fuel marking system in place. The Dema Power Plant which was built at a cost of above US$250 million, was meant to help ease electricity shortages …

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Govt to review harsh media laws

By Daniel Chigundu Government says it is in the process of aligning media laws with the constitution as well as reviewing some laws that impede the smooth operation of the media. The media is Zimbabwe is operating under harsh conditions which have seen various journalists being arrested for stories they would have written and also failing to access information from public institutions. Speaking at the …

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Free and fair elections: Media has a big role

By Daniel Chigundu Acting Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister Simon Khaya-Moyo says the media has huge role to play in determining whether the country’s elections are free and fair. Zimbabwe is in the process of preparing for general elections to be held in less than six months’ and there have been a lot of talk concerning the credibility of the country’s polls. Issues that …

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Free and fair elections: Media has a big role

By Daniel Chigundu Acting Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister Simon Khaya-Moyo says the media has huge role to play in determining whether the country’s elections are free and fair. Zimbabwe is in the process of preparing for general elections to be held in less than six months’ and there have been a lot of talk concerning the credibility of the country’s polls. Issues that …

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MPs, councillors sleeping on duty:Manyenyeni

By Wisdom Mumera Harare Mayor Councillor Bernard Manyenyeni says the poor service delivery being experienced in the cities is a result of failure by legislators and councillors to fufill their oversight duties. Cities and towns across the country are failing to provide clean and safe water, collect refuse regularly, maintain roads and street lights among many other services under the jurisdiction of local authories. Speaking …

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Activists Honour Itai Dzamara

By Julia Thomas Handwritten signs carried by individuals lined the edges of a circle, formed on the grass of Africa Unity Square where Itai Dzamara and fellow activists occupied demanding Robert Mugabe’s resignation almost three years ago. They formed the collective chants led by rotating speakers honouring the work and spirit of Itai Dzamara. “Dzamara’s legacy lives on,” “Bring back our Itai Dzamara dead or …

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Gumbo fumes, threatens to retire corrupt VID officials

By Watmore Makokoba Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister Joram Gumbo has warned corrupt Vehicle Inspection  Department (VID) officials that he will not hesitate to fire them if they do not stop their corrupt tendencies with regards to issuance of driver’s licences. In Zimbabwe it has become impossible for one to obtain a certificate of competency or provisional dirvers licence without paying bribes nomatter who good …

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I am campaigning for Tsvangirai not myself: Mudzuri

By Pretty Chavango MDC-T  acting president Elias Mudzuri has dismissed claims that he is positioning himself to take over from ailing party leader Morgan Tsvangirai, adding that he is simply carrying out the assignment given to him. Mudzuri who is rumoured to be leading one of the alleged many factions in MDC-T has been moving around the country meeting with people ahead of the impending …

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