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190 illegal miners jailed as arrests top 1 500

THE number of illegal miners arrested countrywide in a police operation to restore law and order in mining communities has risen to 1 536, with 191 of them having been jailed for various offences including prospecting for gold without a licence, trespassing and possessing dagga.

Zimbabwe
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Ndiweni dismissal above board: Govt

GOVERNMENT has dismissed claims by dethroned Ntabazinduna Chief Nhlanhla Ndiweni that his removal from the chieftainship by President Mnangagwa, following recommendations by Cabinet and the Matabeleland North Provincial Assembly of Chiefs, was unlawful.

Zimbabwe
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$100m loan facility for students

Joseph Madzimure Senior Reporter Tertiary students can now access $90 million in loans to pay fees from the beginning of this semester, while an additional $10 million will be released next month. Previously, loan schemes had been stopped due to non-repayment, but the new scheme is being run by CBZ Bank with Government guarantees. The […]

Zimbabwe
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Police raid MDC-A headquarters

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) yesterday raided MDC-Alliance’s headquarters in Harare after obtaining a search warrant to search for offensive weapons meant for criminal use.

Zimbabwe
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State-of-the-art hospital for Manyame Airbase

Nesia Mhaka and Columbus Mabika The Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) have started expanding and upgrading Manyame Airbase Hospital to a state-of-the-art referral hospital for all defence medical institutions as part of efforts to upgrade health provision for serving members. Speaking during a tour of the hospital, Defence and War Veterans Affairs Minister Cde Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri […]

Zimbabwe
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Anthrax: 87 hospitalised, 177 cattle die

Elita chikwati Senior Reporter EIGHTY-SEVEN people have been hospitalised after eating meat from cattle affected by anthrax. The disease has so far claimed about 177 beasts. Anthrax is a life-threatening infectious disease caused by bacteria that normally affects animals, especially ruminants such as cattle, but being a bacteria, it is easily treatable with antibiotics if […]

Crime & Courts
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ZACC closes in on fuel smugglers

Daniel Nemukuyu Investigations and Special Reports Editor FORTY-TWO local fuel companies have been asked to explain their dealings as the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC), in conjunction with foreign law enforcement agencies, investigate the smuggling of fuel from Zimbabwe to South Africa, Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The companies were given up to […]