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The Chronicle Nduduzo Tshuma, Assistant Editor THE memory of the late veteran nationalist and one of the country’s founding fathers, Dr Joshua Nkomo, must be kept alive from generation to generation in honour of his contribution to the liberation of Zimbabwe, President Mnangagwa has said. Speaking in an interview at the Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International…

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The Chronicle Nqobile Tshili, Chronicle ReporterTODAY marks 23 years since veteran nationalist and Vice-President, Dr Joshua Mqabuko Nyongolo Nkomo died, and the nation still cherishes his legacy of selfless sacrifice, peace, unity and national development. Popularly known as Father Zimbabwe, the fearless freedom fighter succumbed to prostate cancer on July 1, 1999 at the age…

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The Chronicle Sikhumbuzo Moyo, Senior ReporterNEARLY 200 000 Zimbabweans working in South Africa face deportation and loss of jobs upon expiry of their Zimbabwe Exemption Permits (ZEP) on December 31 this year if they do not migrate to other eligible permits. There are four different permits available namely, student visa, business visa, spousal visa and…

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The Chronicle BUDGET airline, Fastjet, on Thursday launched its inaugural flight between Zimbabwe and Botswana via the resort city of Victoria Falls to Maun in the neighbouring country. Flights between Maun and Victoria Falls will be available on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday using an Embraer ERJ145 aircraft. “Our inaugural flight lands in Maun, Botswana,…

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The Chronicle Bongani Ndlovu, Online Reporter POLICE in Bulawayo are investigating a case of suicide after a woman drank an unknown poison and died at her home in the Umguza area. The woman Chipo Rutsava (24) died on Tuesday, Bulawayo provincial police spokesperson Inspector Abednico Ncube confirmed. He said she was found by a worker…

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The Chronicle Midlands Bureau Chief THREE suspected armed robbers allegedly got away with a total of US$2 012 and stole two vehicles in two separate incidents in Mvuma on the same night. Midlands Provincial police spokesperson, Inspector Emmanuel Mahoko, confirmed the robberies. He said the two motor vehicles were stolen in one night in two…

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The Chronicle Sikhumbuzo Moyo, Senior Reporter THE Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) November examination fees are against the spirit of leaving no one and no place behind as advocated for by the Second Republic under President Mnangagwa, Child president Unathi Nyoni has said. He said the figures announced by the examination body were clearly beyond…

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The Chronicle Sikhumbuzo Moyo, Senior Reporter LEGISLATORS are seized with the Whistleblowers Protection Act, meant to safeguard members of the public who would have reported corruption cases, as the fight against graft intensifies under the Second Republic. The paperwork will soon be tabled before Parliament as a bill so that legislators can go through its…

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The Chronicle Bongani Ndlovu, Chronicle Reporter PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has conferred Liberation War Hero status to two war veterans from Bulawayo province, Cdes Rogers Ngugama Hlabano and Themba Mlala, who both died last week. Cdes Mlala (65) and Hlabano (91) died on June 23 at Mpilo Central Hospital. Cde Hlabano will be buried today at Maraposa…

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The Chronicle Thandeka Moyo-Ndlovu, Chronicle Reporter ZIMBABWE has established a vibrant plastic recycling industry as a means to conserve planet earth through instituting measures to reduce plastic pollution towards a green economy. Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister, Nqobizitha Mangaliso Ndlovu said this at the on-going United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of…

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