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Zimbabwe: Lovemore Malianga Dies

Long-serving Zimbabwe Amateur Boxing Association (now Zimbabwe Boxing Federation) president Lovemore Malianga has died.

He was 69.

The veteran boxing administrator died on Wednesday at West End Hospital after a long battle with diabetes.

His son Tendai said his father had been unwell since 2014.

"He passed away yesterday (Wednesday …

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Zimbabwe: $70m for Harare Power Plant

The Zimbabwe Power Company is set to meet senior officials from Jaguar Overseas Limited (JOL) in a preparatory meeting ahead of imminent release of $70 million by Afreximbank for rehabilitation of Harare Power Station.

The Herald Business also gathered that the impending meeting provides an opportunity for the parties to …

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Govt to simplify import, export processes

President Emmerson Mnangagwa says government is in the process of simplifying the import and export processes to enhance economic growth.

President Mnangagwa said this when he commissioned the $40 million Willowton Refinery Plant in Mutare today.

“My government is on course to streamline and simplify import and export linkages rules …

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Recently Released MDC-T Activist Awarded With Parly Seat

Speaking to 263Chat DC-T Secretary General, Douglas Mwonzora announced that the party has rewarded pardoned party activist, Yvonne Musarurwa with a parliamentary seat under the proportional representation.

Musarurwa was among the 87 female prisoners released under President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s amnesty. Said Mwonzora: "Yvonne should throw her CV in the …

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87 Female👩 Inmates Released From Chikurubi

87 female inmates, who were serving various sentences at Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison, were pardoned by President Mnangagwa. However, 9 female prisoners from Chikurubi did not qualify for amnesty as they were beneficiaries of the previous amnesty. 3000 inmates countrywide have been pardoned so far by the president in order …

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Zimbabwe Crowns👑 First 💃Miss Albino in Bid to Tackle Stigma👏

Sithembiso Mutukura beat 12 other contestants to claim the crown at Zimbabwe's first-ever Miss Albinism beauty contest - an achievement she hopes will inspire others living with the rare disorder.

"We must continue to advocate for our rights and I hope my win will empower the girl child," the 22-year-old social …

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Mnangagwa, Chiwenga Should Not Contest😯 2018 Polls🗳

University of Zimbabwe constitutional law lecturer Lovemore Madhuku has called for President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga to be barred from contesting the forthcoming elections as punishment for staging a coup against former President Robert Mugabe.

Addressing delegates at a public meeting on the constitutional implications of the military …

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📊Survey: ‘Citizens👥 Trust👍 Army, Loathe👎 Military Rule’

Most Zimbabweans somewhat trust the army, but loathe military rule because of fear that soldiers could stifle their freedom of expression, an Afrobarometer survey has revealed.

In its latest survey released on Wednesday, Afrobarometer said older citizens above the age of 56 somewhat trust soldiers as opposed to their younger …

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Government Owes $82 Million💰 In Unpaid Beam Fees😯

The Zimbabwean government requires $33 million to pay for students under the Basic Education Assistance Module (Beam) in 2018, while it also owes different schools $82m unpaid fees for Beam students since 2014.

Primary and Secondary Education minister Paul Mavima recently appeared before the James Makore-led Parliamentary Thematic Committee on …

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🐊Crocodile Blocks Entrance to Zimbabwe Hospital🏥

Wildlife authorities in Zimbabwe shot dead a large crocodile that strayed into the northern town of Hwange and blocked entry to a hospital.

The crocodile took up position outside the main gate to St Patrick's hospital and charged at anyone trying to enter or leave, creating panic among residents, local …

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🏏Captain Cremer: 🔈'Guys Are Shattered😞 After Loss to UAE'

With his Zimbabwe's hopes of qualifying for the Cricket World Cup 2019 all but gone, a devastated skipper Graeme Cremer lamented the 2 opportunities squandered in the matches against West Indies and UAE. Zimbabwe needed a win at least one of those games to go through.

"It's very painful," Cremer …

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