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MDC-T leader accused of pocketing grant money

Douglas Mwonzora, the leader of the Movement for Democratic Change – Tsvangirai (MDC-T) party in Zimbabwe, has been accused of taking an $84,000 bonus from a government grant recently awarded to his party under the Political Parties Finance Act. The grant was

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Free Zimbabwe contraceptives smuggled into SA for sale

Johannesburg – Every month, Nancy (not her real name) and her business partner travel to Zimbabwe to stock up on Marvelon family planning pills, GroundUp reported. She smuggles them back into South Africa, where she sells them at a healthy profit to other Zimbabweans who for various reasons don’t want the contraceptive pills dispensed in

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Former Robert Mugabe minister in witchcraft storm

ZIMBABWE’S Constitutional Court has been urged to speedily conclude a witchcraft case involving a former cabinet minister lest the family perishes from his alleged sorcery before the case is concluded. Former education minister, Aeneas Chigwedere, and his son Mangwiza, are involved in a public spat over the allegations witchcraft, occultism and voodooism. The son is

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Violations increase against anti-Robert Mugabe Zimbabweans

POLITICAL violence, deprivation of food and denial of rights to education and health care on partisan political grounds are on the increase in Zimbabwe where the ruling party is desperate to retain power in the next general election. Rights groups said research for February revealed a total of 147 violations up from the previous month’s

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ZIMBABWE : Crocodile ‘kills, eats 8-year-old boy’

A crocodile in northern Zimbabwe has allegedly killed and eaten an 8-year-old child, it was claimed on Thursday. Grim footage of what appear to be human remains being recovered from the crocodile has been posted to YouTube by online news outlet Bulawayo24. The footage shows men slitting open the crocodile and retrieving human parts from

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President Mugabe gives more land to ex-freedom fighters ahead of 2018 vote

Njabulo Ncube Harare – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is promising to give more land to the country’s former freedom fighters, telling those who have not yet benefitted from his land programme to “indicate” which farms they prefer, ahead of next year’s elections. War collaborators, former political detainees and restrictees are also set to benefit. Critics

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Arsenal fan compares Arsene Wenger to President Robert Mugabe

In a video that has gone viral on social media, the unnamed fan argued that Wenger has ‘ruined’ Arsenal football club – in the same way Mugabe has ruined Zimbabwe Arsenal’s fans are well known for their outspoken ways and forthright opinions – especially when it comes to Arsene Wenger. Individuals such as ‘Claude’ or ‘Troopz’

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Chamangwiza musician Nelson Tswatswa unveils new album

  Rising Afro-Chimurenga musician Nelson Tswatswa popularly known as “Chamangwiza” and his Rainbow Band have released a 5th album called “Swerengoma”. The twelve-track album was produced by Tonde Dirorimwe at his Glen Norah-based Diro Digital Studios. Tracks on album include Rhudiya, Kana Ndadhakwa, Chido, Kupa KwaMwari, Moyo Wako, Kuenda Mbire, Ndimba Ndimba, Hombarume, Sabhuku, Mhiri KwaMupfure, Gwindiri (Gono)

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Did Joice Mujuru turn a blind eye on human rights violations?

Mujuru is running for president with her own party. But why should people vote for someone complicit in a regime that killed thousands?   Ever since the southern African country of Zimbabwe gained independence from Great Britain in 1980, Robert Mugabe and his party, the Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front (Zanu-PF), have been

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