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Former Cuban president Fidel Castro dies at 90

Former President Fidel Castro, who led a rebel army to improbable victory in Cuba, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 U.S. presidents during his half century rule, has died at age 90. ... Full story

War veterans secretary general labelled rogue liberation hero - now behind bars

Zimbabwe Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) secretary –general, Victor Matemadanda, has become the second liberation war fighter to be picked up after police arrested spokesperson, Douglas Mahiya, on Wednesday. ... Full story

Thokozani Khupe unhappy to endorse Nelson Chamisa as party Vice-President

MDC VP, Thokozani Khupe has challenged the appointment of Nelson Chamisa and Elias Mudziri as vice presidents. At a Standing Committee meeting of the party yesterday Khupe raised a point of order and objected to the presence of both Chamisa and Mudzuri, who were controversially picked by the MDC-T leader a few weeks ago. ... Full story

Desperate Zimbabwe Gvt. threaten civil servants not to participate in future shutdown process

As desperation to quell civil unrest intensifies, government has tightened screws on civil servants after it forced them to sign forms stating that they would not participate in future stay-aways and strikes. ... Full story

Vice President Mphoko defies the rule of law: releases accused from custody

Harare magistrate Vakai Chikwekwe on Thursday expressed his anger after Zimbabwe National Road Authority (ZINARA) bosses failed to turn up in court with reports saying Vice President Phelekezela ordered their release. ... Full story

Chombo spits fire over Makandiwa's prophecy on Zimbabwe near future

Home Affairs minister Ignatius Chombo yesterday warned that police were geared to crush today and tomorrow’s planned anti-government protests and dismissed United Families International Church founder, Emmanuel Makandiwa’s prophecy on the looming turmoil. ... Full story

Mawarire court hearing re-scheduled as thousands throng the Harare magistrates court

The Zimbabwe Republic Police has charged Pastor Evan Mawarire for allegedly inciting people to engage in public violence following last week’s nationwide shutdown. More than a ... Full story

Both MDCs condemn goverment for desperation on arresting Mawarire

The two MDC parties have blasted government for civil rights activist Evan Mawarire’s Tuesday arrest which the Amnesty International has described as an elaborate ploy by the state to suppress growing dissent among Zimbabweans. ... Full story

Zimbabwe – a socio – political soap opera!

Zimbabwe is under serious and threatening political , social and economic situation. ... Full story

Strike forces government to bring forward salary for health workers

The government, under pressure from its striking employees and an increasingly restive populace which staged the country’s biggest protest in over a decade , on Tuesday announced it would bring forward, by a week, deferred June salary payments for state doctors and nurses, the Source reports. ... Full story

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