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Still no media diversity in Zimbabwe as Zanu-PF, army-linked stations get licences

By Farai Shawn Matiashe The Zimbabwean government under President Emmerson Mnangagwa has awarded new television licenses that would end decades of monopoly by the only State-controlled broadcaster ZTV (ZBC TV). But experts fear it is merely a ploy for Mnangagwa to tighten his grip on power The free-to-air television network licenses […]

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Leaked audio sets MDC Alliance in panic over state infiltration

The opposition MDC Alliance is panicking over suspicions of infiltration within its structures by suspected State agents to destabilise the party. A leaked audio recording by the MDC Alliance Bulawayo provincial women’s assembly chairlady Tendai Masotsha has sent the party into panic mode, with senior party officials saying there were […]

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Trump Pentagon nominee killed elephants for sport in Zimbabwe

Scott O’Grady, a famous former Air Force officer recently nominated for a top Defense Department role in the Trump administration, hunted and killed two elephants in Zimbabwe in 2014 and lobbied Congress to lift trophy hunting restrictions.  The revelations were first reported by independent journalist Yashar Ali but come from congressional testimony by Mr […]