JUST IN: Mugabe’s Son-In-Law Acquitted Of Abuse Of Office Charges

The late President Robert Mugabe’s son in law Simbarashe Mutsahuni-Chikore has been acquitted of criminal abuse of office charges. Chikore was accused of signing a Memorandum with Safeguard Security Services without going to tender. Allegations against Chikore were that on August 3, 2017, he signed a memorandum of agreement with Safeguard Security Company for the provision of security services without following proper tender procedures. It was being alleged that Chikore signed for 10 security guards at US$16 445 per month, which was allegedly above the US$10 000 threshold for informal…

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Ziyambi’s Appointment Fuels Tensions In ZANU PF

Ziyambi Ziyambi’s imposition of Abia Mujere as leader of ZANU PF in Mashonaland West has reportedly fuelled tensions within the ruling party. The imposition is said to have triggered tensions and objections from a camp said to be linked to Mashonaland West Provincial Affairs minister Mary Mliswa-Chikoka. Resultantly, Patrick Chinamasa, the party’s acting political commissar, was forced to intervene to prevent the situation from degenerating into chaos. Said Chinamasa in a letter copied to the party chairperson Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri and secretary for administration, Obert Mpofu: The communication is to inform…

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COVID-19 Pandemic: 7.9million Zimbabweans Now In Extreme Poverty

About a 7.9million Zimbabweans are reportedly living in extreme poverty following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic that worsened the economic crisis in the Southern African country. According to the World Bank’s economic and social update report, almost half of Zimbabwe’s population fell into extreme poverty between 2011 and last year, with children bearing the brunt of the misery. Reads the report: _The number of extreme poor is expected to remain at 7.9 million in 2021 amid continued elevated prices, and a slow recovery of jobs and wages in the…

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Susan Mutami Throws Shade At Temba Mliswa

Controversial socialite and businesswoman, Susan Mutami has struck again at Norton legislator Temba Mliswa as the acrimonious end to their tempestuous relationship continues with drama. Celebrating Father’s Day, Susan Mutami took to Twitter to wish all the dads a ‘Happy Father’s day’ while throwing shade at Temba Mliswa who happens to be the father of her newly born twins. Taking to Twitter, Susan Mutami wrote; Susan’s post left many in stitches whilst some accused her of being a bitter ex. Here are some of the reactions from social media;

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Steamy Sex Romp With Churchmate Lands Polygamist In Hospital

A Bulawayo man was admitted to an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) after he reportedly fainted during a  steamy sex romp with his lover-cum-churchmate at a city lodge. Cephas Madziro, who is also a member of a popular Apostolic sect is alleged to have passed out during a steamy sex romp with Mai Manyange from Old Magwegwe. He is reportedly battling for life at Mpilo Hospital. According to B-Metro, on the fateful day, Madziro phoned Mai Manyange and they met in town before they proceeded to a lodge in Northend suburb. During…

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Man Bashes Stepson To Death For Making Noise

A 45-year-old man who was in a drunken stupor is alleged to have assaulted his 23-year-old stepson to death on allegations that he was “making noise”. Tinashe Muube from Zaka, Chief Nhema area was arrested and charged with murder after he killed his stepson Abiort Chikwanda. Masvingo provincial police spokesperson Inspector Kudakwashe Dhewa confirmed the incident which took place on 9 June to ZTN news. According to the police report,  Muube arrived at his home at around 11.30 PM  from Chiromo Business Centre where he was beer binging. He went straight…

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Soldiers Receive COVID-19 Funds, Civil Servants Embittered

Frontline workers and teachers are embittered after the government last month paid COVID-19 allowances to soldiers who tested positive for the pandemic in their line of duty yet other government employees are yet to be paid. At the beginning of the year, the Government promised that civil servants who contracted COVID-19 in the line of duty would receive health insurance cover ranging from US$650 to US$1 000 paid in local currency at the prevailing official exchange rate. Information gathered by The NewsHawks shows that soldiers who tested positive for COVID-19 were paid…

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COSAFA Cup An Opportunity For Fringe Players – Mpandare

Warriors fringe players are set to get an opportunity to showcase their talents in national team colours at this year’s COSAFA Cup set for 7-18 July in Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa. The Warriors have been drawn to play against West African guest nation Senegal, Mozambique and 2015 Cosafa Cup winners Namibia in Group C. Zimbabwe will unlikely to field its star players in the COSAFA Cup as the tournament will be played outside the FIFA window. The likes of Knowledge Musona, Marshal Munetsi, Tinotenda Kadewere, Teenage Hadebe and Marvelous…

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Schools Opening Decision This Week

A decision on whether to open schools for the second term on 28 June will be made this week, a senior government official has said. The National Taskforce on COVID-19 will meet early this week to deliberate on schools opening and then forward its recommendations to Cabinet. Chief co-ordinator of the National Response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Office of the President and Cabinet, Agnes Mahomva, told State media that a final decision will be made this week. She said: We are looking into it. You are aware there…

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