Month: August 2019

Zim police say August 16 protest banned, but Chamisa vows to push on with marches

HARARE – Police have banned street demonstrations planned by the opposition on Friday and anyone who takes part would be committing a crime, a police spokesman said, likely escalating political tension. The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) said the protests will be peaceful, but police earlier issued a statement saying they believe the protest will […]

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VP Chiwenga Bounces Back

 Vice President, Rtd General Constantino Chiwenga, has reportedly started to fully recover from his health woes at a top notch Beijing military hospital and is bouncing back, Spotlight Zimbabwe, has been told. A senior aide in the VP’s office who was recently with him here in Pretoria, before his transfer, has for the first time revealed […]

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Furious Mugabe rejects Heroes Acre burial

FORMER president Robert Mugabe, one of the luminaries of the liberation struggle and the architect of the National Heroes’ Acre Monument, which was supposed to symbolise sacrifice, bravery and triumph of good over evil, has told his family members that he does not want to be buried at the North Korean-style shrine in Warren Hills […]

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Zimbabwe MPs get diplomatic passports as 280,000 await ordinary passports

HARARE – All 350 Members of Parliament will be issued with diplomatic passports starting next week – even as thousands of Zimbabweans who applied for passports are still waiting more than a year on. Makonde MP Kindness Paradza (Zanu PF), who chairs the parliamentary committee on foreign affairs, made the announcement in the National Assembly […]

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