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  • Zimbabwe: TUZ Bosses Face Fresh Fraud Charges

    April 29, 2014 7:36 AM 28

    By Fungai Lupande, 29 April 2014 Teachers' Union of Zimbabwe chief executive Manuel Nyawo and public relations officer Michael Kosana have appeared in court again on fresh charges of swindling US$16 000 after deducting US$8 each on salaries of 2 000 teachers who were not members of their union. Kosana (44) and Nyawo (43) appeared before Harare magistrate

  • Zimbabweans in Diaspora to register as voters

    April 29, 2014 6:31 AM 3

    Zimbabwe will allow its citizens in the Diaspora to register as voters as part of proposed changes to the country’s electoral laws, the state-run Herald reported Tuesday.Quoting Zimbabwe Electoral Commission deputy chairperson Joyce Kazembe, the paper said Zimbabweans living in the Diaspora would be allowed to register under a new voting system proposed

  • Why Tsvangirai has survived yet another coup ” Nehanda Radio

    April 29, 2014 3:27 AM 24

    MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai has yet again staved off another attempt at deposing him, with everything for and about it replete with similarities to the foiled attempt of 2005. Very consistent features and similarities from both episodes provide for quite intriguing and fascinating analysis, the same as they are illustrative. In both instances, the MDC’s

  • Media challenges criminal defamation law

    April 29, 2014 3:01 AM 16

    THE Zimbabwe National Editors’ Forum (Zinef) yesterday resolved that media houses and practitioners should challenge the constitutionality of the country’s criminal defamation laws as they stifled freedom of the Press. The resolution was passed during a Zinef-organised breakfast meeting in Harare. The meeting in the capital was attended by most media

  • MDC supporters back Tsvangirai ” Nehanda Radio

    April 28, 2014 10:21 PM 19

    HARARE - Thousands of angry MDC supporters gathered at the party’s Harare headquarters, Harvest House, yesterday to express their solidarity with their leader Morgan Tsvangirai following Saturday’s brazen rebellion by some of the party’s senior officials, including secretary-general Tendai Biti. The overwhelming support will have come as a welcome respite

  • Scribes charged for child kombi-death story

    April 28, 2014 8:30 PM 9

    POLICE on Monday arrested and charged Newsday editor, Nevanji Madanhire and reporter Moses Matenga for allegedly trying to incite public violence through writing stories allegedly blaming the current police-commuter transport skirmishes on police boss, Augustine Chihuri. This was after three-year-old Tanatswa Neil Mutyora was last week hit by a speeding

  • Journalist jail sentence signals ongoing media repression

    April 28, 2014 4:04 PM 10

    Posted by Alex Bell on Monday, April 28, 2014 in Zim media | 0 comments The jail sentence slapped on the editor of a Chinhoyi community newspaper signals an ongoing culture of media repression under ZANU PF. This is according to exiled journalist Tanonoka Whande, who said on Monday that there can never be real change in Zimbabwe until there is an active

  • Zimbabwe caught in a Catch-22 situation by Tanonoka Joseph Whande

    April 28, 2014 1:58 PM 19

    Posted by admin on Monday, April 28, 2014 in Featured, The Heart of the Matter, Zimbabwe politics | 0 comments I have witnessed the heartbreaking episode when a mother who struggled for decades to get pregnant finally managed and joyfully carried her child for a full term only for both of them to die in an ambulance accident as they were being rushed

  • Zimta Condemns "Rogue" Teachers For Creating Extra Lessons

    April 28, 2014 11:37 AM 8

    Harare, April 28, 2014-The Zimbabwe Teachers’ Association (Zimta) has condemned teachers who neglect their duty during the normal teaching time so that they could force students to enroll for paid extra lessons. Zimta chief executive officer Sifiso Ndlovu told NewsDay yesterday that teachers who were after money were “rogue elements” and not supposed

  • Maziwisa to sue Sikhala over “homosexual’’ claims ” Nehanda Radio

    April 27, 2014 9:01 PM 44

    HARARE – Zanu PF spin-doctor Psychology Maziwisa says he will sue former MP Job Sikhala for making claims that he used drugs while engaging in ‘homosexual’ activities with the late English cricketer Peter Roebuck in South Africa. “I was told by his younger brother at the Media Centre public meeting in Harare last year towards elections that they used to be on the drug consuming