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Government says it ‘notes’ Chillspot’s COVID-19 ‘superspreader’ Mbare gig

The government has said it has noted with concern circulating pictures and videos “purportedly” showing large crowds at an event in Mbare on New Year’s Eve. In a statement on Friday evening, the Information Ministry secretary Nick Mangwana said such gatherings are not only illegal but potential coronavirus superspreaders. Mangwana […]

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Mwonzora dives into the arms of Zanu-PF, gets kiss of death from Mnangagwa

Newly elected MDC-T president, Douglas Mwonzora has received gushing endorsement from President Emmerson Mnangagwa, raising serious questions about the party’s standing as a genuine opposition committed to dismantling Zanu-PF’s four decades stranglehold on state power. In tweets posted on his @edmnangagwa handle, the Zanu-PF leader welcomed Mwonzora’s pledge to transform […]

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Constitutional Court rules national pledge is unconstitutional

The Constitutional Court of Zimbabwe on Monday ruled that the country’s national pledge was an unconstitutional violation of school children’s right to freedom of conscience and parental rights. The court’s decision comes four years after Mathew Sogolani applied to the court on the basis of the national pledge’s unconstitutionality. The father of […]

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UK considered honouring Mugabe with membership to elite cricket club

John Major vetoed a Foreign Office idea to offer honorary membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) to Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, saying it was a “dodgy precedent”, records released by the National Archives reveal. The FCO proposed the offer for Mugabe’s 1994 state visit to the UK, stating he was “reportedly […]