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In rare move, MPs from across Zimbabwe political divide gang up against Mugabe.

In rare move, MPs from across Zimbabwe political divide gang up against Mugabe.

MEMBERS of Parliament from across the Zimbabwe political divide on Thursday unanimously rejected Robert Mugabe’s bid to get backing for an instrument that would have allowed him to invoke presidential powers, and force government to take over a private company’s massive debt.

Gweru revenue collection declines

Gweru revenue collection declines

Gweru City Council revenue inflows declined by 50 % in a space of four months this year, raising fears the local authority will find it harder to meet salary obligations.

Drive to give region more dams

Drive to give region more dams

A CAMPAIGN code named “Give a Dam” has been initiated in Matabeleland to promote the construction, rehabilitation of small dams and irrigation schemes in rural areas.

Francistown mayor courts Bulawayo

Francistown mayor courts Bulawayo

FRANCISTOWN— Francistown mayor Sylvia Muzila has urged Bulawayo City Council to speed up a twinning arrangement between the two cities in order to boost their economy through shared investments.

Suspended Gweru councillors storm meeting

Suspended Gweru councillors storm meeting

There was drama at Gweru Town House yesterday as three suspended MDC-T councillors attended a special council meeting arguing their period of suspension had lapsed without any action being taken against them.

Animals suffering from sanctions: MP

Animals suffering from sanctions: MP

Shurugwi Member of Parliament, Anastancia Ndhlovu (Zanu PF) has claimed that animals are feeling the pinch of sanctions imposed by the West at the instigation of former premier Morgan Tsvangirai.

New farmers allocated chiefs

New farmers allocated chiefs

The Lands ministry in conjunction with traditional leaders countrywide has started the process of drawing boundaries in newly-acquired farms, which will see the appointment of new chiefs.

Journalist seeks Chombo’s help

Journalist seeks Chombo’s help

A Bulawayo-based journalist has lodged a complaint with Home Affairs minister Ignatius Chombo after he was allegedly assaulted by police officers while carrying out his duties.

City workers cry foul

City workers cry foul

Bulawayo residents have condemned the Supreme Court ruling giving employers the nod to terminate workers’ contracts by giving them a three months’ notice, with some describing it as inhumane.

JSC seeks Swahili, Chinese interpreters

JSC seeks Swahili, Chinese interpreters

The Judicial Services Commission (JSC) is seeking to engage part-time French, Chinese, Portuguese and Swahili court interpreters after it emerged that most local interpreters were not conversant with these languages.

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