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Zimbabwe's prime minister fired four top Cabinet ministers and shifted a fifth to a new post Wednesday, saying they failed a performance review after 16 months of troubled power sharing.
A former Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO) agent who admitted smashing an MDC supporter’s jaw with pliers, and then pulling out their tooth, has been granted asylum in the UK along with his wife.
An MDC activist, Augustine Mahute, of Block 7 Matapi Flats in Mbare, Harare died on Saturday night at Matapi Police Station after being assaulted by police officers.
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Vice President Joice Mujuru left the country yesterday for New York where she will attend the United Nations summit of world leaders on the global financial and economic crisis and its impact on development.
The campaign spearheaded by protest singer Viomak in association with VOTO (Voices Of The Oppressed) to have Zimbabwe leaders declare their personal assets to curb corruption continues to gather momentum.
Several impeccable sources are now confirming that the Reserve Bank Governor, Gideon Gono, has essentially put all the media in his back pocket.
The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions has slammed Members of Parliament over their decision to shun locally-assembled vehicles demanding a whooping US$30 000 each to purchase luxury cars outside the country.
The battle between the Ministry of Finance and Reserve Bank over the allocation of cars to MPs has left ministers open to charges of hypocrisy by the legislators as they have more than two vehicles each while trying to block their colleagues in parliament from taking any from the central bank.