Zimbabwe kids hunt mice and sell them as tasty snacks

Zimbabwe kids hunt mice and sell them as tasty snacks

Chidza – With headlamps to peer through the darkness, children in rural Chidza village in central Zimbabwe scamper through the night to trap mice, which they roast and sell to motorists on the road to neighbouring South Africa. Considered a...
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Zimbabwe police fire teargas to disperse protests

Zimbabwe police fire teargas to disperse protests

Harare – Zimbabwean police in the capital Harare on Friday fired teargas to break up protests against the country’s worsening economic crisis as rising prices fuel opposition to President Robert Mugabe’s regime. Demonstrators led by the anti-...
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Zimbabwean Assistant Inspector of Police Annah Chota has been named the recipient of the 2017

Zimbabwean Assistant Inspector of Police Annah Chota has been named the recipient of the 2017

International Female Police Peacekeeper award for her service and achievements. Annah Chota, who served in the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA), was awarded on Monday at the International Women and Law Enforcement Conference in Cairns, ...
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High Court grants Kwese TV permission to operate, BAZ

High Court grants Kwese TV permission to operate, BAZ

New satellite broadcasting player Econet Media’s Kwese TV has been granted permission by the High Court to continue broadcasting until the Supreme Court rules on the appeal filed by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ). Kwese TV has faced massive...
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Lucky rhino mum ‘survives attack in Zimbabwe’

Lucky rhino mum ‘survives attack in Zimbabwe’

Harare – A rhino mum is recovering after an attack by armed poachers in southern Zimbabwe, conservationists announced on World Rhino Day on Friday. “Unity”, as this rhino has been named by her carers is “clearly in considerable pain and...
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Parirenyatwa humiliates Mpilo boss

Parirenyatwa humiliates Mpilo boss

HEALTH and Child Care minister David Parirenyatwa last week humiliated Mpilo Central Hospital chief executive officer, Leonard Mabhande in front of guests, ordering him to stop charging user fees on breast cancer patients screened using a donated mammogram sca...
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‘Craft policies to curb smuggling, corruption’

‘Craft policies to curb smuggling, corruption’

THE Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC) yesterday called on government to craft effective measures to curb smuggling, corruption at State enterprises and parastatals (seps) and porousness at border posts in its 2018 National Budget statement. BY VENER...
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ISS Today: Zimbabwe’s shady police roadblocks reflect its failing governance

ISS Today: Zimbabwe’s shady police roadblocks reflect its failing governance

The government encourages corruption to make up for its inability to fund its own institutions. By DEREK MATYSZAK for ISS TODAY. First published by ISS Today In Harare, it is sometimes said, nothing is what it appears to be. This...
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3 cops jailed 5 years each for robbery

3 cops jailed 5 years each for robbery

THREE Zimbabwe Republic Police officers and their accomplices were yesterday sentenced to five-and-a-half years each for robbing a Harare businessman of $56 000 at a fake roadblock. BY DESMOND CHINGARANDE The convicts – Dickson Morosi (32), Kundai Makwarimba...
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Kwesé TV taken off air

Kwesé TV taken off air

Kwesé TV has suspended operations following a decision by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) to appeal to the Supreme Court, a High Court ruling that gave Econet Media’s pay-per view service the greenlight to operate in the country. BY...
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