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Chitembwe blasts his men | The Herald

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Chitembwe blasts his men | The Herald

- Makomborero Mutimukulu in S’fax, TUNISIA. CAPS United coach Lloyd Chitembwe was so shocked by his team’s poor defensive show in their CAF Champions League battle against Libyan team Al Ahli Tripoli here on Wednesday night he didn’t turn up for dinner or breakfast yesterday. The Green Machine collapsed like a deck of cards in the second half, conceding three goals, to surrender a 2-1 first half lead their strong performance had merited

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Criticism of Command Agric act of rogues | The

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Criticism of Command Agric act of rogues | The

- Trevor Shiri Correspondent. The adulteration of the Command Agriculture Programme, (CAP), as an “ugly culture” by some senior politicians who should know better is quite troubling, if not unsettling. It would be remiss, if not reckless, to ignore the blatant undermining of a successful Government programme by our “purported leaders”. The programme is part of a cocktail of measures intended to undo the perennial problem of food insecurity

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Presidium to decide on Kasukuwere | The

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Presidium to decide on Kasukuwere | The

- Felex Share Senior Reporter— The Zanu-pf Presidium will make a determination on the fate of national political commissar Cde Saviour Kasukuwere following yesterday’s Politburo meeting which discussed a report submitted by the ad-hoc probe committee.Speaking after the extraordinary meeting in Harare, zanu-pf spokesperson Cde Simon Khaya Moyo, said Cde Kasukuwere’s matter was now in the hands of the party’s Presidium, which comprises President Mugabe and his two deputies — Cdes Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko

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Govt appoints experts to look into wage bills | The

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Govt appoints experts to look into wage bills | The

- Africa Moyo Business Reporter. GOVERNMENT has set up a team of technocrats drawn from the Office of the President and Cabinet, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) and Ministry of Finance to come up with a framework that would be used to look into the cost running ministries. This comes as over 90 percent of revenues continue to go towards wage bills

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When Assegai Crew whirlwind hit us | The

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When Assegai Crew whirlwind hit us | The

- Godwin Muzari Arts Editor. Hitting a jackpot with a debut album is a miracle that has only been availed to a few chosen ones in music generations. In most cases, musicians have to toil through the testing passage of going up the ladder step-by-step. In 1997, a group from Mutare called Assegai Crew did not have to go up the ladder to scale great heights

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Mhofu wants Cosafa title | The Herald

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Mhofu wants Cosafa title | The Herald

- Eddie Chikamhi Senior Sports Reporter. LEGENDARY Zimbabwe coach Sunday Chidzambwa has challenged the Warriors to grab the stage and maintain his spotless record at the COSAFA Castle Cup tournament when the regional football jamboree begins in South Africa this weekend. Chidzambwa, who has presided over the Warriors twice before in this competition and on both occasions winning the championship, has been given the responsibility to revive Zimbabwe’s fortunes at the tournament

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Command Livestock gets Cabinet nod | The

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Command Livestock gets Cabinet nod | The

- Elita Chikwati Senior Agriculture Reporter— Cabinet has approved a $300 million Special Programme on Livestock Production that is expected to run for between three and five years. The Command Agriculture Programme, the brainchild of First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe, saw President Mugabe assign Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa to supervise it. Livestock farmers from all sectors — communal to A2 and institutions including churches, Prisons and Police farms across the country — are expected to benefit

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OneFusion fever grips Manicaland | The

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OneFusion fever grips Manicaland | The

- Ray Bande in MUTARE— SCORES of people from different walks of life queued at one of the country’s leading mobile telecoms operator, NetOne, offices in Mutare yesterday as the company intensifies its ambitious brand ambassador recruitment drive with interviews being conducted in the city and other parts of the country. Similar interviews were expected to get underway in different provinces across the country in areas such as Gweru, Beitbridge, Victoria Falls and many other areas this week and next week

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Kasukuwere to know fate | The Herald

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Kasukuwere to know fate | The Herald

- Felex Share and Tendai Mugabe— Embattled zanu-pf national commissar Cde Saviour Kasukuwere will know his fate today when the revolutionary party’s Politburo meets to finalise his matter after he was rejected by nine of the country’s 10 provinces. The special Politburo is convening specifically to deal with Cde Kasukuwere’s matter after a similar meeting failed to finalise his case last week

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‘Refugee influx puts strain on State resources’ | The

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‘Refugee influx puts strain on State resources’ | The

- Innocent Ruwende Senior Reporter. Zimbabwe is currently hosting a total of 10 860 registered refugees and asylum seekers and the country’s emergency response to the Mozambican crisis has put a strain on already stretched resources, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said. The conflict in Mozambique has led to the influx of more than 6 000 asylum seekers in the eastern border area of Zimbabwe

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VP unpacks Constitutional Bill | The

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VP unpacks Constitutional Bill | The

- Zvamaida Murwira Senior Reporter. The will of the people in Parliament and public interest in general is represented by the ruling party which commands the majority, Vice President Emerson Mnangagwa has said. He said opposition parties’ representative capacity was to the extent that they were in the minority. VP Mnangagwa said this in the National Assembly last night during the committee reading stage of the Constitutional Amendment Bill (Number One) that seeks to confer powers to the President to appoint Chief Justice, his deputy and High Court judge President

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First Lady slams sanctions, hails Cde Chinx | The

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First Lady slams sanctions, hails Cde Chinx | The

- Tendai Mugabe , Senior Reporter. The West imposed illegal sanctions on Zimbabwe to scuttle the land reform programme as they feared its success will be contagious on the African continent, First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe has said. Addressing mourners at the funeral of Cde Dickson Chingaira, popularly known as Cde Chinx in Harare yesterday, Amai Mugabe said the land reform programme was a huge success and other African countries were already copying it

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MILLION DOLLAR MAN | The Herald

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MILLION DOLLAR MAN | The Herald

- ZIMBABWE international midfielder Marvelous Nakamba’s new Belgian side Club Brugge have revealed they beat fierce interest from Turkish giants Fenerbahce for a tough race to land the signature of the highly-rated Warrior. The 23-year-old box-to-box midfielder ended months of speculation by signing for Belgium’s most supported football club on a long-term deal after having impressed in the colours of Dutch side Virtesse Arnhem

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CBZ lands tender for $200m energy bonds | The

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CBZ lands tender for $200m energy bonds | The

- Golden Sibanda Senior Business Reporter. THE State Procurement Board has awarded CBZ Bank a tender to float energy bonds to raise $200 million for the Gwanda solar and Gairezi hydro power projects, being undertaken by State power utility Zimbabwe Power Company, with aggregate capacity of 130 megawatts. This follows approval by Government for the local portion of funding needed for the projects to be raised on the domestic market, which will quicken pace of the projects as opposed to raising all the funds offshore

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Zim to harvest 4m tonnes food crops | The

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Zim to harvest 4m tonnes food crops | The

- Elita Chikwati Senior Agriculture Reporter— Zimbabwe is expecting to harvest four million tonnes of food crops from the 2016-17 agricultural season, the final Government-sponsored crop and livestock assessment report has revealed. This means the country will have a surplus of one million tonnes of food crops. The food crops include maize, sorghum, millet, roundnuts, groundnuts, sweet potatoes, Irish potatoes, cowpeas, squash, sugarbeans and pumpkins

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Zimpapers makes senior appointments | The

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Zimpapers makes senior appointments | The

- Prior to his latest assignment, Zvayi was Editor of The Herald since 2013. He started his career with Zimpapers in 2004 as a senior political reporter until he assumed editorship of the paper in 2013. “Audiences and lifestyles are shifting so are the demands and tastes in the market, which calls for continuous innovation when one is at the helm of the country’s biggest paper

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  • Zimpapers registers modest revenue growth | The
    Zimpapers registers modest revenue growth | The

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    Business Reporter. Listed diversified media group Zimbabwe Newspapers’ registered a modest revenue growth for the five months to May 2017 mainly driven by its commercial printing division which recorded a 33 percent growth in revenue.The growth in the commercial printing division driven by Natprint was on the back of the introduction of Statutory Instrument 64 of 2016 which saw most local companies getting their packaging done locally

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  • Alternattiva Demokratika boycotts ‘Zimbabwe’ Broadcasting Authority debate
    Alternattiva Demokratika boycotts ‘Zimbabwe’ Broadcasting Authority debate

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    Alternattiva Demokratika decry 'Zimbabwean' Broadcasting Authority Boycotting the Broadcasting Authority debate with the small political parties, Alternattiva Demokratika accused the Broadcasting Authority of resembling the authority of a country like Zimbabwe, due to its lack of impartiality and servility towards the country’s two big parties. Speaking outside the Public Broadcasting Services building where a debate was being recorded other leaders of smaller parties contesting the election, AD chairperson Arnold Cassola criticised the BA for its decision to “scrap all three debates in which AD was involved with the Nationalist and Labour parties

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  • He didn’t pay lobola, family disowns executor | The
    He didn’t pay lobola, family disowns executor | The

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    Court Reporter. A Chitungwiza family last week disowned their son-in-law in court and questioned his appointment as the executor of his wife’s estate because he did not pay lobola. The late Pamela Mujuru’s brother, Charles, told the court that his brother-in-law, Wilson Tashaya, only looked for his sister each time he wanted to have a child with her. Pamela died three weeks ago and left behind three children, with the youngest being three- weeks-old

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  • long wait finally over for Chinx | The
    long wait finally over for Chinx | The

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    Veteran musician Cde Dickson Chingaira, popularly known as “Cde Chinx”, can now move into the house that the Zimbabwe Music Awards built for him. The four-bedroomed house in Mabelreign, Harare, was handed over to the Chingaira family yesterday at a colourful ceremony presided over by First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe. And Cde Chinx, who is battling cancer, made it to the event, albeit in a wheelchair

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  • Zim to harvest 4m tonnes food crops | The
    Zim to harvest 4m tonnes food crops | The

    , herald.co.zw

    Elita Chikwati Senior Agriculture Reporter— Zimbabwe is expecting to harvest four million tonnes of food crops from the 2016-17 agricultural season, the final Government-sponsored crop and livestock assessment report has revealed. This means the country will have a surplus of one million tonnes of food crops. The food crops include maize, sorghum, millet, roundnuts, groundnuts, sweet potatoes, Irish potatoes, cowpeas, squash, sugarbeans and pumpkins

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  • President commissions 136 officer cadets | The
    President commissions 136 officer cadets | The

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    Munyaradzi Musiiwa Midlands Correspondent. President Mugabe yesterday commissioned 136 Officer Cadets at the 33rd Regular Officer Cadet Course graduation ceremony at the Zimbabwe Military Academy (ZMA) in Gweru. Of these, 29 were female and five were Namibians. Addressing graduands and Zimbabwe Defence Forces senior officers and generals, the Head of State and Government and Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, President Mugabe said ZMA would soon become an affiliate of the National Defence University following the gazetting of the National Defence University Charter by Government in March this year

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  • Chiyangwa denies denigrating Mzembi | The
    Chiyangwa denies denigrating Mzembi | The

    , herald.co.zw

    Herald Reporter. Zifa and cosafa president Dr Phillip Chiyangwa has said images circulating on social media of him denigrating Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Dr Walter Mzembi are fake, malicious and designed to injure their personalities. Dr Mzembi recently narrowly lost elections in the race for the UNWTO secretary general post and has been subject of unwarranted derogatory social media denigration and attacks from the opposition

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