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Nigerian Troops💥 Repel Boko Haram Attack on Damaturu: Army

Nigerian troops thwarted a Boko Haram attack on the northeastern city of Damaturu, killing several jihadists and seizing weapons, the army said on Wednesday.

Tuesday’s attempted raid on the capital of Yobe state was the first time since late 2014 that the insurgents had attacked the city, residents told …

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South Sudanese🇸🇸 Graduate Students😫 Stranded in Zim

A group of South Sudanese students are stranded in Zimbabwe after their government failed o clear outstanding arrears and secure flights for their home return. The students are said to have been attending two unnamed local universities.

Reports indicated that at least seven of the 22 students who completed their …

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Farm Workers💸 Receive 47% Pay Rise

Farm workers have been awarded a 47 per cent pay hike to backdated to March 1, 2019.

Before the adjustment was made, the least paid worker in the horticulture sector was earning ZWL$89 a month, while the highest was taking home ZWL$176.

The salary adjustment means that the …

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Warriors Face Tough️⚽️ AFCON 2019 Draw Tomorrow

The Warriors are set to be drawn in a tough Group for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) first round to be conducted by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) this Friday.

CAF has not yet released the format that will be used for the draw but analysts expect …

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Govt Owes📞 TelOne $101 Million💰

State-owned fixed telecommunications provider TelOne is owed $101 million by the government and parastatals.

The company’s managing director, Chipo Mtasa said that if the government pays its debts, it will be able to meet its immediate capital expenditure needs.

Said Mtasa:

"The issue that will really help us is …

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Govt to Bolster📲 Internet Access

Government is enacting policies to facilitate the development of an enabling environment for internet connectivity to curb the effects of future natural disasters such as the one induced by Cyclone Idai in the eastern and southern parts of the country, Information Communication Technology and Courier Services Minister Kazembe Kazembe.

Addressing …

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Govt Sets New 💸Producer Prices

Government has set new producer prices for various crops for the 2019-2020 farming season reflective of the current economic situation and are expected to help farmers to execute their agricultural business.

The new prices were announced by Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa during her brief of decisions …

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Government Hails 🇮🇳India for Scholarships🎓

Government has commended the Indian government for providing Zimbabwean students with scholarships through the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Foundation.

Speaking during the ICCR Foundation ceremony in Harare yesterday, Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister Professor Amon Murwira — who was represented by his director Mrs Martha …

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Unexpected Results👀 from MDC Congress Nomination Process

The ongoing MDC congress nomination process is producing unexpected results. The nomination process, which is in preparation of the elective congress in May, has so far seen some expected names being discarded for unknown ones.

Obey Sithole, who has received two nominations so far, is leading the youth assembly race …

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Masvingo City Council🏛 Pardons Companies👍 Attracting FDI

Councillor Babylon Beta, Masvingo City Council Finance and General Purposes committee chairman, has revealed that Masvingo City Council is writing off debts.

Beta said that the cancellation of outstanding bills is for companies which have evidence of attracting foreign direct investment (FDI).

He said, for a company, to benefit it …

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Mliswa Acquitted⚖ of Bribery Charges

Temba Mliswa and Anele Ndebele were acquited by Mr. James Ross Goddard during a parliamentary hearing into bribery allegations which started yesterday. Leonard Chikomba and Prince Sibanda were however incriminated by the complainant.

The Parliament’s Privilege Committee chaired by Senator Chief Fortune Charumbira was investigating bribery allegations against Mliswa …

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Monuments to Be Established in Honor of the Departed 🌀Idai Victims

Briefing journalists on the aftermath of the eleventh meeting of Cabinet in Harare yesterday, Monica Mutsvangwa, Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services revealed government intentions to honor departed victims of Cyclone Idai.

She said:

"Plans are also underway to establish monuments in honour of the departed persons in places …

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Gukurahundi Victims to Get 🙌Government Assistance

The Secretary for Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, Mrs. Virginia Mabiza and Matabeleland Collective convenor Pastor Trevor Masuku announced government plans to implement measures that ensure healing to Gukurahundi victims. Mabiza indicated that:

"The Ministry of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage will facilitate the issuance of birth certificates and death …

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