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New and unemployed Zimbabwean nurses heading for South Sudan

Zimbabwe will soon start sending nurses to South Sudan as part of efforts to ease growing unemployment within the profession, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has revealed. The move, Mnangagwa told parliament last Wednesday, followed government’s decision during the GNU tenure to freeze any further recruitment into the country’s bloated civil service, now estimated to be hovering above half a million.
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Zimbabwean women buying fake pregnancy test to get married

As Zimbabwe's economic woes deepen, women have not been spared. A new breed of desperate single women have pinned, by hook and crook, their hopes on marriage as a way of securing a better feature. Some of them have gone further and resorted to buying positive pregnancy test results....
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Zimbabwe won't have a failed asylum seeker back

Clive has wanted to go home to Zimbabwe for more than four years now. It's a cold morning in Glasgow and Harare seems a long way away as he tries to stay warm beneath a clattering fan heater in a night shelter kitchen. This is at Anderston Kelvingrove church, the only reliable place for destitute male asylum seekers to sleep indoors in the city....
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No place for same sex relationships in Zimbabwe- Khaya Moyo

US President Barack Obama hailed last week's Supreme Court decision to allow same-sex marriage as a "thunderbolt" but few share his view of gay rights in socially and religiously conservative Africa, which he visits this month. In most of Africa's 54 states, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people have to hide their sexual orientation for fear of persecution or criminal prosecution. ...
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Court attaches Mliswa's cattle ove huge debt

The chickens are sprinting home to roost for top Zanu PF officials recently ejected from the party and government for allegedly plotting to oust the 91-year-old President Robert Mugabe. On Monday, property worth thousands of dollars was seized from former Zanu PF legislator and provincial chairman, Temba Mliswa’s farm after he allegedly failed to repay a $2.7 million loan from the Commercial Bank of Zimbabwe (CBZ)....
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Mozambique opwns doors to same sex relationships

Mozambique decriminalised homosexuality on Monday when a new penal code came into force that swept away old Portuguese colonial laws, in a victory for campaigners for gay rights in Africa. iol ny-gay-pride- The old code, dating back to 1886, targeted anyone "who habitually engages in vices against nature" ...
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Illegal abortion rampant amongst Zimbabwean teenagers

The death of a 15-year-old Zimbabwean schoolgirl during an apparent botched abortion this month has spurred calls for stronger efforts to prevent teenage pregnancies and unsafe terminations.Health campaigners say the girl's death in a Bulawayo township highlights the inadequate sexual and antenatal health care available to teenagers, whose parents are reluctant to accept they are sexually active....
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Harare man fined for insulting Chinotimba on WhatsApp

HARARE: A 29-year-old man who sent derogatory message on WhatsApp to Buhera South legislator Joseph Chinotimba was Wednesday sentenced to one month in prison. Tatenda Benjamin Machingauta pleaded guilty and begged for forgiveness when he appeared before magistrate Vakai Chikwekwe. He was charged for contravening Telecommunications Act....
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Mugabe finds Jonathan Moyo irelevant in cabinet

We have unconfirmed reports from our source that Information Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo has been relieved of his duties in the cabinet this afternoon. An unnamed source revealed to Zimbabwe News online that Moyo has been relieved of his duties after the cabinet meeting....
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Traditional ritual goes wrong: Chiyangwa's mansion burnt

The mysterious fire at Harare controversial businessman Phillip Chiyangwa’s famous multi-million dollar luxurious Borrowdale mansion was a result of ritual act that took a horrible dramatic turn, thezimbabwenewslive can exclusively reveal. The fire damaged property worth thousands of dollars and left the controversial business man hospitalised....
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A Zimbabwean transgender goes public

She once was a man, now Tatelicious Karigambe is a woman. A successful surgery performed in India and the United States of America enabled her to live her dream as a complete woman. Meet Zimbabwe's own transgender, Tatelicious, who used to be known as Tatenda Karigambe. The chemical engineer, entrepreneur and activist is more than upbeat about her sex change. ...
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Mutasa woman goes berserk over dispute: severs husband's head with axe

A Mutasa woman on Sunday night went berserk and allegedly hacked her husband with an axe in a bitter domestic dispute. The late Manners Bhowa (49), who was deputy headmaster at Nyakatsapa High School, was found dead on the couple’s matrimonial bed at the United Methodist Church-run institution. Investigations by The Manica Post revealed that the couple had a long-standing dispute over the wife, Pamela Phiri Bhowa’s alleged possession of a goblin....
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Mysterious fire ravages Phillip Chiyangwa's beautiful house

The famous house of controversial Harare business mogule Phillip Chiyangwa has been razed by a mysterious fire on Friday and some parts reduced to ashes. Details are still sketchy but The Zimbabwe Mail can reveal that the controversial business man was first taken to the Trauma Centre and he is now at the Avenues clinic where he is being treated for burns and glass cuts....
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Zimunya man jailed for torching neighbour's hut

A 29-year-old man has been jailed after he torched his neighbour’s three huts on allegations that his victim was a witch and was behind the failure of his marriage. Kenneth Mubvumbi of Muponda Plot Chief Zimunya appeared before magistrate Langton Mukwengi facing arson charges for destroying over $1 000 worth of property....
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Last hours before Midzi committed suicide

Those who were with the late Amos Midzi — a former cabinet minister, ambassador to the United States, Epworth legislator and Zanu PF Harare provincial chairman — hours before he died on Tuesday last week say he had plunged to the depths of despair and saw no light at the end of the tunnel in his troubled life....
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Heal Zimbabwe trust lawyers drag Mugabe to court

Two prominent human rights defenders have dragged President Robert Mugabe to the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) demanding that he sets up a board to keep State security agents under check. The activists also want Mugabe compelled to investigate the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) over alleged gross human rights abuses dating back 35 years ago....
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Widow and gay lover clash over estate of deceased partner

A gay man who last year claimed that a former touring company boat captain sodomised him for 19 years and infected him with HIV is now fighting his late lover's widow in a bid to inherit a house he left. Masiye Moyo, 32, a former captain at the now defunct United Touring Company (UTC) in Victoria Falls, died on May 19 this year, leaving a four-roomed house in Chinotimba suburb....
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Bed-wetting wife send packing soon after wedding

A Man from Tshabalala in Bulawayo has sent his wife of nine months back to her parents’ home after allegedly failing to deal with her bed-wetting problem. Takesure Banda wedded his wife, Primrose Sakupwanya in October last year. Last week Banda complained to his in-laws that his wife’s bed-wetting problem had turned his life into hell....
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Kasukuvere and Jonathan Moyo could be axed from Zanu PF

The leader of a new Zanu (PF) faction known as G40 (generation 40) Jonathan Moyo and his top ally Saviour Kasukuwere are about to be axed by their party President Robert Mugabe. Sources in the Politiburo said the two were being accused of denouncing Mugabe's wife Grace who is also the party's secretary for the women's league....
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Female thief in the habit of smearing faeces on victims

A Harare woman who allegedly pounced on several churchgoers and stole cash after smearing them with human waste, appeared in court last Friday facing fresh theft charges. Ferbie Warikandwa (24) was not asked to plead when she appeared before Mbare magistrate Shelly Zvenyika who released her on $100 bail and remanded her to June 23....
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