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Presidential candidate promises heavy breakfast if voted into office: You will eat eggs and bacon everyday

New Patriotic Front presidential candidate Mr Tendai Peter Munyanduri has promised in his election manifesto to provide a balanced diet for every Zimbabwean, which includes egg, bacon and milk for every breakfast. Mr Munyanduri said he would also establish a Fruit Authority of Zimbabwe aimed at providing a forest of fruit trees in the country if voted into office on July 30. “If NPF manages to come into power, it will strive to provide the following: extend/improve life expectancy through (a) 100 percent access to free and quality medical/health care for every citizen in need (b) 100 percent access to a balanced diet to all citizens and food on the table for every Zimbabwean, at least an egg, beacon and milk for every breakfast,” he said. Mr Tendai Peter Munyanduri “Access to adequate food...

Dhlakama in hot soup after he offloaded tobacco bales from a moving truck

A SUSPECTED armed robber from Glen Norah B in Harare reportedly offloaded tobacco bales from a moving truck before threatening the driver with a knife, a court heard on Tuesday. Forget Tivai Dhlakama appeared before magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwagwa facing theft charges Prosecutor Linda Gadzikwa opposed bail on the basis that there was overwhelming evidence against Dhlakama since he was arrested while driving a kombi used to commit the crime. It is state’s case that on June 7, around 4 am, Tirivashoma Mukwashure of Bindura was driving a Nissan Truck loaded with tobacco bales along Prince Edward Road, Harare. The court heard that when Mukwashure approached the intersection of Samora Machel and Rotten Row, Dhlakama jumped onto the truck after it had stopped at the traffic lights. It was alleged ...

MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa told to STEP down

THE Welshman Ncube-led MDC’s Matabeleland North leadership has called on MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa to step down for allegedly disrespecting alliance partners and grabbing their seats. Provincial chairman Leonard Mhlanga yesterday claimed that the MDC-T grabbed all House of Assembly, Senate and proportional representation (PR) seats set aside for other partners ahead of the nomination court sitting last week. “I question why president Chamisa is failing to honour the agreement before he even runs this country. I am saying we now have an alliance which is operating according to what MDC-T wants. If Chamisa is failing to put his house in order, it calls for him to go back to MDC-T and leave the alliance as he is destroying the project.” Mhlanga, who ...

Ex Harare South MP Shadreck Mashayamombe ARRESTED

Ex ZANU PF MP for Harare South Constituency, Shadreck Mashayamombe has been arrested after he assaulted party supporters on suspicions they were going to pass a vote of no confidence against him during the party’s primary elections. Mashayamobe was brought to court by way of summons and his case was further remanded after witnesses failed to turn up. He is facing public violence charges and is being charged together with seven accomplices who include Peckias Murindi, 27, Joseph Gakaka, 31, Vengai Mutepaire, 31 and Charles Saungweme aged 26. Names of other accused were not readily available. Allegations against Mashayamombe and his accomplices arose on April 15 at Zanu PF headquarters. Court heard the party’s executive called for a meeting which was scheduled to start at 10 am. Only provinc...

MDC-T MP Jessie Majome in BIG trouble after refusing to withdraw her candidature in Harare West

MDC-T Harare West MP Jessie Majome who, last month, made a decision to run as an independent in the 2018 polls after her party allegedly imposed a young candidate Joanna Mamombe in the constituency has been fired, chairman Morgen Komichi has said. In a statement released Tuesday evening, Komichi warned Majome and 10 others that failure to withdraw as independent candidates would force the party to take appropriate action. The members had up to Wednesday close of business to withdraw as registered independents to withdraw. In an interview with New Zimbabwe Wednesday, Komichi said, “Jessie Majome decided to stand as an independent and as far as we are concerned she is no longer a member of the MDC Alliance. Actually, Mai Majome overreacted. All the issues that she raised were raised before w...

Mnangagwa invites 46 countries to observe Zimbabwe’s 2018 harmonised elections

A total of 46 countries have been invited by the Zimbabwean government to observe the 2018 harmonised elections set for the 30th of July next month. Zimbabwe is preparing to host its first ever election without former perennial presidential campaigner and president Robert Mugabe who has held on to power for the past 37 years, outmaneuvering the late major opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai in controversial previous elections. President Mnangagwa has lobbied for peaceful, free and fair elections. Last week, the country held senatorial, Member of Parliament and Presidential nominations country wide ahead of the country’s elections. – Bulawayo24 Follow @MyZimbabweNews Loading… My Zimbabwe

MDC Alliance vows to block Zanu PF from rigging 2018 elections: ‘This is what we will do’

MDC plans to field agents in all polling stations during next month’s election, the party’s organising secretary Amos Chibaya said. Speaking to the Daily News yesterday, Chibaya said the move was targeted at ensuring that the ruling Zanu-PF will not “rig” the elections. “Like any other year, we are going to field polling agents in every polling station. We want to stop Zanu-PF from rigging this election. Our agents are going to alert us on every move,” he said. On Monday, Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) said it will allow political parties to have “roving” election agents who will move from one polling station to another, observing the conduct of the elections. In previous elections, election agents were only allowed to observe one pollin...

UK embassy exposes Herald newspaper’s LIES

The Herald today was called out for lying by the UKinZimbabwe. The UKinZimbabwe wrote a letter to The Herald, below is the letter. Dear Sir Re: Our article 19/06 headlined ‘UK embassy exposes MDC alliance lies’ We’d like to point out a serious error in your reporting today on our @UKinzimbabwe tweets yesterday. Our tweets made it clear that we were able to obtain the voters’ roll from ZEC after waiting for two hours. We did NOT say that the MDC was lying in claiming that it had not been able to obtain the roll, In fact, as we said in a tweet on the same day: “Some political parties have not received a copy of the roll, this is a deliberate policy by ZEC this is unacceptable and we will continue to raise it. We met Nelson Chamisa last week and understood from h...

Woman falls asleep and wakes up to find prophet having se_x with her after drinking his ‘holy’ water

A self-styled Epworth prophet who rap_ed a 19-year-old woman during a cleansing ceremony will spend the next 14 years behind bars after he was found guilty of rap_e. Regina Chinyanga, 31, was convicted of the rap_e charge after a full trial heard before Harare regional magistrate Temba Kuwanda. Prosecutor Valerie Ngoma urged the court to impose a stiff penalty that would deter like-minded individuals from committing similar offences. “The accused person took advantage of the trust bestowed upon him by the victim who looked up to him as a spiritual leader and the court should consider that offences of this nature are on the rise,” Ngoma said. “He exposed her to the risk of contracting se_xually transmitted infections and a message ought to be sent that our courts do not condone such behavio...

Nelson Chamisa and Mugabe coalition talks latest … President Mnangagwa strongly warned to rein in VP Chiwenga

It has emerged that MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has rebuffed ousted former president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace’s overtures for the trio to work together — as the former first family frantically attempts to derail President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s election bid in next month’s watershed polls, the Daily News can report. At the same time, the youthful opposition leader has strongly warned Mnangagwa to rein in his tough-talking deputy, Constantino Chiwenga, saying the former Defence Forces commander had become a threat to the holding of free and fair elections in the country on July 30. This followed Chiwenga’s cryptic weekend remarks where he urged Zanu PF supporters to vote for the former liberation movement and Mnangagwa, to facilitate the “completion” of Operation Restore Legacy...

Potraz slashes mobile data costs by 60pct, move to hit telcos revenue

HARARE, June 20 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s telecoms regulator has slashed the cost of mobile data and that of mobile transactions by 60 percent from next month, to make access to the internet more affordable but likely to hit incomes of mobile operators. With revenue from voice calls continuing to drop, data has become the major driver of earnings but the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) feels the cost of data remains too high. “The Out of bundle mobile data charges threshold shall be reduced from the current 12.5 cents per Megabyte to 5 cents per Megabyte exclusive to of all taxes. This applies to internet/data that is used outside the WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter bundles among others,” said Potraz. Zimbabwe’s largest mobile operator, Econet Wireles...

LATEST: Jonathan Moyo reveals why President Mnangagwa cancelled Bindura rally

ZANU PF was yesterday forced to cancel President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s scheduled campaign rally at Chipadze Stadium in Bindura today amid reports that it had run out of campaign regalia. Mnangagwa was due to address a rally at Chipadze Stadium this afternoon after visiting Eureka Gold Mine in Guruve and then officially laying a foundation stone for a multi-purpose sports centre to be built at Bindura University of Science Education (BUSE). Meanwhile, former Higher Education Minister Jonathan Moyo who is holed up in Kenya after he fled last year’s military coup which toppled former President Mugabe from power tweeted that Mnangagwa had cancelled the Bindura rally “because attendance was going to be poor, as Mashonaland Central province rejected his tribal “chunhu chedu̶...