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Zimbabwe wants to ban disposable diapers

The Environmental Management Agency (EMA) says it is advocating for the ban of use of disposable diapers, describing them as an environmental pollutant. In an interview yesterday, EMA Bulawayo manager Decent Ndlovu said: "The issue of disposable diapers is a cause for concern because of the way they are being handled.
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Mujuru's family to hunt down perpetrators

With emotions boiling anew over the disputed circumstances surrounding the death of liberation struggle icon General Solomon Mujuru in a mysterious fire at his Beatrice farm in 2011, as well as the post-congress Zanu PF's continued desecration of his name, his family says they are determined to find and nail his killers....
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Small house's mother smeared with faeces during altercation

A Mutare woman left the court gallery in roars of laughter after she said was struck with human waste on her blouse by her daughter's rival. Regina Muponda appeared before Mutare magistrate, Mrs Yeukai Chigodora praying for a peace order against Pamela Munyamane. ...
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Tsvangirai seen in public without his wedding ring

Troubled MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday fuelled speculation of deepening troubles within his marriage to Elizabeth Macheka after making a public appearance in Bulawayo without his wedding ring. Tsvangirai, who is in the city for meetings with members of his party, deepened the mystery when he skirted questions from journalists on why he was not donning his wedding ring during a press conference....
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Masvingo man dies during attempt to fast 40 days and 40 nights

A staunch believer in Christianity intended to fast for 40 days and 40 nights like Jesus Christ but is understood to have been reported dead on what was to be his 30th day of fasting. Reinfirst Manyuka (73) from village 9, Summerton under Chief Zimuto in Masvingo reportedly left home on 15 June this year headed to the bush to conduct prayers, redirecting his attention to God, away from things of the earth....
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Zimbabwe now keen to allow dual citizenship

Former co-chairperson of the Constitution Parliamentary Select Committee (COPAC) and MDC-T secretary general Douglas Mwonzora will, this weekend, address Zimbabweans in the UK on dual citizenship and the new constitution. Mwonzora has been in the UK with a delegation comprising senior MDC-T officials to meet local party structures. ...
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MDC officials frustrated by denied Visa entry into UK

MDC-T top politicians Abednico Bhebhe and Charlton Hwende are said to have recently been refused British visas, an allegation vehemently dismissed by party leaders Tuesday. The two, it is said, were supposed to form part of the MDC-T's delegation to a fundraising tour in Oxford, United Kingdom, this past weekend....
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Grace Mugabe bans Daily news from covering her activities

A news reporting crew from the Daily News was barred from covering a function presided over by First Lady Grace Mugabe at her Mazowe business hub on Wednesday, in yet another glaring example of official intolerance of the independent media in the country....
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Uk Pensioner blows up life savings for an african wife

As Paul Catchpole said goodbye to his wife of 43 years for a work stint in Cameroon she thought the absence would make his heart grow fonder. But the 66-year-old great-grandad quickly forget about his life back home after falling for local Angele, a woman 36 years his junior....
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Lady Squanda pulls a shocker as she smashes her customer with a bottle

DanceHall chanter Sandra Gazi popularly known as Lady Squanda was on Tuesday locked in at St Mary's holding cells after thoroughly beating up her client with a bottle. She was detained at St Mary's police station as she could not manage to raise US$20 fine for assaulting her client whom she sold a duvet....
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Zimbabwean Lion Killer, a convicted poacher in USA

The US big game hunter who has admitted killing the human-friendly Hwange National Park lion named ‘Cecil’ was convicted for poaching by the federal court in Wisconsin in 2008. Walter J. Palmer, 55, a dentist in Minnesota issued a statement Tuesday admitting he killed the lion with a bow and arrow, but said he regrets what he did and believed that his guides were leading him on a legal hunt....
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Mugabe could have been misled by advisers in firing Joice Mujuru

Zanu PF insiders claim that President Robert Mugabe no longer buys into the "contrived narrative" that former Vice President Joice Mujuru had plotted to oust and assassinate him — as it apparently becomes increasingly clear to the First Family that some ambitious ruling party bigwigs expediently "manufactured" the fib for their political benefit....
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Bulawayo ZRP officer chews bribe money to avoid arrest

A Bulawayo police officer allegedly received a $3 bribe to allow three football fans entry at the $5-per-person ‘Wing’ terrace during Sunday’s epic clash between Dynamos and Highlanders at Barbourfields Stadium. Bishop Mwembe, 29, stationed at Mzilikazi police station, allegedly chewed up two $1 notes when a colleague caught him red handed receiving the bribe. ...
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Zvishavane woman goes nude during eviction

A Zvishavane woman, who removed her clothes in protest over eviction before dousing herself with petrol and threatening to set herself ablaze has been slapped with an 18-month jail term....
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Son-in-law hangs himself at the inlaws homestead as wife rejects him

A local man hanged himself at his in-laws’ residence after he failed to convince his wife to come along with him following a domestic dispute, police confirmed....
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Magaya buys Grace's Mugabe's book for $50.000 as congregation dwells in poverty

A book chronicling the life of First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe in pictures was bought for $50 000 by Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries founder Prophet Walter Magaya after he outbid other potential buyers. The bids for the book started at $5 000 during the First Lady's 50th birthday celebrations gala and fund-raising dinner held at the First Family's home in Borrowdale, Harare, on Saturday evening and spilled into the early hours of yesterday....
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Masvingo Zaoga church elder dies on a hooker's bed

A married Zaoga elder from Masvingo's Mucheke suburb was found dead at a suspected sex worker's house, during a sex session with the 'adult engineer', police confirmed. Acting Masvingo police spokesperson Assistant Nkululeko Nduna said the incident occurred on Monday. ...
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Obama dines with extended family in Nairobi

US President Barack Obama has arrived in Kenya – his father’s homeland - on a trip that will also include a stop in the Ethiopian capital, and a visit to the home of the African Union. Obama landed in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, on Friday and was welcomed at the airport by the Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. ...
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Massive Job cuts leaves 1500 workers unemployed in one day

AT least 1,000 workers from different companies were fired in one day yesterday with Zimasco reportedly showing 648 of its employees the exit door. The mass job cuts are part of a scramble by companies to fire workers without benefits as they capitalise on last Friday's Supreme Court ruling....
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Army commander in trouble after failing to pay a hooker

A man who went around telling people that he was a senior army officer and duped youths of their cash by promising them jobs had his racket uncovered by the Police when he failed to pay a prostitute for services provided. Shepherd Tshuma was found with O and A level certificates belonging to different people throughout the country when the Police searched his lodgings....
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