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Mujuru remains in Zim as acting president after reports of resignation

JOHANNESBURG – AFTER widespread media speculation, yesterday, beleaguered  Zimbabwean vice president remained in office, as acting president after President Robert Mugabe left for Zambia. Online news site ZimEye, News 24 and later BBC in a story they later took down, reported that Mujuru, apparently fed up with constant personal attacks against, had finally thrown in the towel and tendered in ... Read More »

Farewell King Cobra

LUSAKA – The funeral of Zambian President Michael Sata attracted more than 50000 mourners in the capital, Lusaka, including several African leaders. Heroes Stadium was filled to capacity Tuesday with hundreds more waiting outside the gates. The funeral is  was  broadcast live on Zambian public television. Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe and Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta  were in attendance as well ... Read More »

Mujuru resigns???

RELIABLE sources say  that Vice President Joice Mujuru tendered her resignation to President Robert Mugabe today, Monday afternoon, reports online news website ZimEye. ZimsinSA could not at the time make independent investigations of whether this is true but the website adds that Mugabe however turned it down saying that she “must take responsibility of what she started,” one of the ... Read More »

Zuma describes death of Zimbabwean woman in car crash as ‘tragic’

JOHANNESBURG –  AN ACCIDENT  accident in Sandton earlier this year in which a  Zimbabwean woman, Phumuzile Dube was killed was “tragic” said  President Jacob Duduzane Zuma  an inquest heard on Monday. “Regardless of the circumstances, it is tragic, someone has lost a life and people were injured. It is not a nice thing to see,” Zuma told the Randburg Magistrate’s Court. ... Read More »

64 injured as stage collapses in Elandsfontein, Kempton Park.

JOHANNESBURG –  ABOUT 64 people were injured when a stage in a community hall in Elandsfontein, near Kempton Park, collapsed on Sunday afternoon, Gauteng paramedics said. “Netcare 911 and the provincial ambulance services arrived at the scene and found that the stage in the hall collapsed,” said Netcare spokesman Chris Botha. “The people on the stage fell about four meters ... Read More »

NUMSA accuses Cosatu of disrespecting its own constitution

JOHANNESBURG – THERE is no respect for the Congress of SA Trade Union’s constitution, the National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) said on Sunday. “It is lawlessness that prevails,” deputy general secretary Karl Cloete told reporters in Johannesburg. “Its president should have been long booted before Numsa.” He said Cosatu president Sidumo Dlamini had violated the trade union federation’s ... Read More »

Tsvangirai expels 18 legislators as Zanu-PF gives Midzi the boot

ZIMBABWE’s opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) on Thursday asked parliament to expel 18 rebel MPs on the grounds they no longer belonged to the party The 18 include Tendai Biti, a former MDC secretary general and finance minister, thrown out of the party by MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai in April. Biti’s MDC Renewal group had tried to suspend Tsvangirai ... Read More »

Dept of Basic Education cancels the contracts of food suppliers after pupils fall sick

THE  contracts of two companies,which had been supplying food to schools in Limpopo have been terminated, the department of basic education said on Thursday. “Contracts have been terminated with immediate effect for the companies implicated in the food contamination that resulted in schoolchildren being hospitalised in Limpopo,” said spokesman Elijah Mhlanga. “The Limpopo department of education, supported by the department ... Read More »

Thousands of Zims risk being excluded from documentation program

SAWIMA director Joyce Dube

THE current ongoing documentation program is fraught with so many problems that thousands of Zimbabweans may not  have their stay reguarised, says the Southern African Institute for Migration Affairs(SAWIMA), a South African based Zimbabwean NGO. SAWIMA director and founder Joyce Dube, says that until the third week of October only about   195 000 out of the 250 000 holders ... Read More »

BPI launches news website for Zims living in SA

September 03 2014 – a subsidiary of BlesPat Investments (BPI) has a launched a news website for Zimbabweans living in South Africa, in Johannesburg today. This is in realisation of the fact that out of all the countries where there is a Zimbabwean diaspora, South Africa  is the only country that does not have a publication of its own, which ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes
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