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2016-09-27 Anti-Mugabe Activist Freed After 82 Days in Custody
[News24Wire] Critics of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe have been celebrating a court order for the release of an anti-government activist who has been in custody for nearly 12 weeks.

2016-09-27 Police Chief Chihuri Declares War On Citizens - Opposition
[New Zimbabwe] POLICE chief Augustine Chihuri must understand that he is not the political commissar of the ruling Zanu PF party and stop his "unwarranted attacks on the people and the country's Constitution", the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) has said.

2016-09-27 President Rejects Special Economic Zones Bill
[The Herald] President Mugabe has thrown back to Parliament the Special Economic Zones Bill after expressing reservations on a clause which seeks to suspend the Labour Act whose effect would have exposed workers to serious abuse by employers.

2016-09-27 Court Orders Activist Masarira's Release After 3 Months in Detention
[New Zimbabwe] THE High Court in Harare has ordered the release anti-president Robert Mugabe activist Linda Masarira who had been denied bail on several occasions since her arrest in June this year.

2016-09-27 Suicide Attempt At Court
[The Herald] IN an incident that set tongues wagging at the Constitutional Court building in Harare yesterday, a former Olivine Industries employee took out a rope from his pocket and threatened to hang himself in protest over an "unfavourable labour judgment". The incident occurred while Mr Albert Dzapasi was seated at a reception area outside the Chambers of the Deputy Chief Justice Luke Malaba.He was demanding permission to see the Chief Justice or his deputy with a view to have a Supreme Court judgment in his case

2016-09-27 Climate Change On the Front Line, in Rural Zimbabwe
[IRIN] The last time Tabitha Moyo's* borehole went dry was the drought of 1992, a disaster that affected 20 million people across southern Africa. That the 50-metre well is bone-dry now is an indication of just how severe this year has been for farmers in Zimbabwe.

2016-09-27 Where Are Locals in MTV Awards?
[The Herald] With only three months to go before the curtain comes down on the year 2016, focus is now on who will emerge tops in the various awards categories. The race is on for the top gongs of being Top Businessman of the Year, Sportsperson of the Year, Personality of the Year, Miss Tourism Zimbabwe and Best Musician of the Year, among others.

2016-09-27 Akbay Expects Titanic Contest
[The Herald] HIGHLANDERS coach Erol Akbay believes their game against FC Platinum in the penultimate round of this year's Castle Lager Championship race could play a big part in deciding the destiny of the title.

2016-09-27 President Promotes Top ZPCs Officer
[The Herald] President Mugabe has promoted Zimbabwe Prison and Correctional Services Assistant Commissioner Alford Mashango Dube to the rank of Deputy Commissioner-General.

2016-09-27 Bench Raises Red Flag On AG's Office
[The Herald] LAWYERS in the Civil Division of the Attorney-General's (AG) Office have once again come under fire from the bench in the wake of High Court Judge Francis Bere's criticism of their casual approach to matters of national importance.

2016-09-27 Re-Industrialisation Way to Go for Zim'
[The Herald] INDUSTRY and Commerce Minister Mike Bimha says there is need for selective approach to rebuilding industry as some collapsed firms have to remain closed. Minister Bimha said while Zimbabwe needs to resuscitate industries, some of the companies should remain "dead" as they are no longer appropriate.The minister was presenting his keynote address at Chartered Institute of Secretaries' annual conference held at the Troutbeck Resort in Nyanga over the weekend.

2016-09-27 Mangwana Sued
[The Herald] FORMER Cabinet minister Munyaradzi Paul Mangwana has been taken to the High Court over a debt amounting to $15 000. Mangwana and his wife, Pauline, bought a Glen Lorne Property at an auction where Hammer and Tongues Real Estate was the agent. The politician had the property transferred into his name, but did not pay a commission of $14 950.On September 19 this year, the auctioneer issued summons against Mangwana and his wife. Mawere, Sibanda Commercial Lawyers issued the summons on behalf of Hammer and Ton

2016-09-27 Govt Scraps Double Taxation With China to Boost Cooperation
[New Zimbabwe] Harare -THE government enacted a law last week to remove double taxation for individuals and firms doing business between Zimbabwe and China to boost economic cooperation between the two nations.

2016-09-27 Chinese Foundation Fights Poachers in Zimbabwe With Eagle Eyes
[Focac] Harare -A charitable organization set up by Chinese nationals in Zimbabwe is helping protect the country's wildlife with new equipment and technologies, including a microlight aircraft that can recognize poachers from above.

2016-09-27 Another Zifa Case Takes New Twist
[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Football Association (zifa) president Philip Chiyangwa was on Friday advised to come in person to court if he wishes to withdraw charges against former Zimbabwe Women's Soccer League chairperson Miriam Sibanda and her two accomplices. Harare magistrate Mrs Vongai Muchuchuti-Guwuriro said this after Sibanda (54), Benny Mamoche (45) and Fungai Magoswongwe (35) tendered a letter of withdrawal of the charges purportedly from zifa.The prosecutor, Mrs Leonellah Chitanda-Matowa refused to accept the

2016-09-27 Convicted Rapist Kereke Bail Hearing to Go Ahead
[The Herald] The bail hearing for convicted rapist and former Bikita West legislator Munyaradzi Kereke is expected to go ahead today after the private prosecution filed its response to the application for bail pending appeal. Kereke, who is serving a 10-year jail term for raping his 11-year-old niece, is challenging both conviction and sentence.But in the response filed at the High Court yesterday, private prosecutor Mr Charles Warara said Kereke had no prospects of success on appeal.

2016-09-27 Nyaradzo Speaks Into People's Lives
[The Herald] When choosing careers, a majority of students usually opt for formal and mainstream careers that feed into people's day to day requirements. Mechanics, health, education, art and manufacturing become the mainstay for most students. However, that was not the case with Nyaradzo Viki Mavindidze, who was not fascinated by the formalities associated with each.

2016-09-27 Govt Secures U.S.$423 Million for New Agriculture Season
[The Herald] Government has secured $423 million to support the 2016/2017 agricultural season while negotiations are currently underway for a further $500 million, Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has said."For the 2016/2017 agricultural season we are putting our money where our mouth is," said Minister Chinamasa while launching the Zimbabwe Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper yesterday.

2016-09-27 Detained Opposition Activists Narrate Horrific Tales of Police Brutality
[New Zimbabwe] OPPOSITION MDC-T members and other political activists on Monday narrated horrendous testimonies of torture at the hands of the police during the recent demonstrations against President Robert Mugabe and his government.

2016-09-27 Musona in Gambling Storm
[The Herald] ZIMBABWE talismanic forward Knowledge Musona has been named among a number of players who have allegedly been placing bets on matches in the Belgian top-flight league. Musona has been on fire for his Belgian side KV Oostende as he scored again at the weekend after converting from the spot.

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