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ZHR Commission: Parly conducts public interviews

Herald Reporter Parliament’s Committee on Standing Rules and Orders (CSRO) yesterday interviewed 23 people shortlisted to fill the four vacancies in the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission. The CSRO is mandated by the Constitution to conduct public interviews for the Commission. The four vacancies arose after the expiry of terms of four former commissioners; Dr Ellen […]

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Authorities intercept smuggled goods worth R1,3m

Thupeyo Muleya Beitbridge Bureau BORDER authorities here have intercepted two South African registered trucks travelling to Harare with smuggled goods worth R1, 3 million and arrested six people in connection with the matter. The suspects were arrested on two separate occasions on Monday. The gang was arrested by the Ferret team, which is made up […]

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Fugitive Moyo faces extradition

Daniel Nemukuyu Investigations Editor Former minister Professor Jonathan Moyo may have to flee Kenya to avoid extradition to Zimbabwe on fraud and related charges involving the alleged diversion of US$244 575 from the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef). He is believed to be living in Kenya with his wife, Beatrice Ambiyo, who is of Kenyan […]

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Work on Mbuya Nehanda memorial statue begins

Blessings Chidakwa Municipal Correspondent Government is erecting a memorial statue for Zimbabwe’s First Chimurenga war icon, Mbuya Nehanda, in Harare in honour of her heroic rebellion against colonialism in which she paid the ultimate price by being hanged. She was hanged on April 27, 1902. The memorial statue is being erected at the intersection of […]

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US$30k stolen from car

Crime Reporter A worker from a Bulawayo-based hardware allegedly lost US$30 000 to thieves after parking a vehicle he was using to deliver the cash to the bank, at a supermarket in the central business district on Tuesday morning. Police said the circumstances in which the cash was stolen were suspicious and they have since […]

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China extends US$2m for Cyclone Idai survivors

Leroy Dzenga Herald Reporter Government has assured Cyclone Idai survivors living in temporary accommodation that they are working on a sustainable housing solution for them following the availing of a US$2million fund received from China through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Two hundred and twenty-four families have been living in tents since March last […]

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Two June exams cheats arrested

Herald Reporter TWO people have been arrested in separate incidents in Bulawayo and Ngundu on allegations of writing Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (zimsec) Ordinary Level examinations on behalf of their colleagues. Police yesterday said they were still investigating the cases and the suspects were likely to appear in court soon, facing fraud charges. National police […]

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Telecoms licensing amendment specifies currency discrepancy

Herald Reporter A new amendment gazetted yesterday to the Postal and Telecommunications (Licensing Registration and Certification) (Amendment) Regulations, specifies who must pay the required fees in US dollars and who is allowed to use Zimbabwe dollars. While the amendment to the second schedule of the regulations, which deals with fees, relists all fees for telecommunications […]

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Private schools risk de-registration

Herald Reporter Private schools that reopen before 28 July will be deregistered without further notice, Primary and Secondary Education Minister Cain Mathema said yesterday following reports that some schools were planning to reopen early. Government says it was important for all schools, never mind their status, to follow the regulations and preserve the lives of […]

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