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2016-05-24 Broke Harare Council Sells Properties, Land
[The Herald] Harare City Council is set to sell three of its properties, commercial and industrial stands through public tender in a bid to raise over U.S.$20 million in the next 30 days.

2016-05-24 Manhunt Launched As Inmate Escapes Prison
[New Zimbabwe] A convict who was serving an 18 months jail sentence last Saturday escaped from Mutare Farm Prison.

2016-05-24 Zambian Poachers Killed in Shoot-Out
[The Herald] Two Zambian poachers were killed while eight others escaped after a shoot-out with National Parks rangers at Zambezi National Park in Victoria Falls early on Saturday.

2016-05-24 Mugabe Bomb Plot Case Now in Open Court
[The Herald] The matter of four suspects accused of attempting to overthrow the Government through unconstitutional means which was previously held in camera is now being heard in an open court.

2016-05-24 Govt Dismisses Quail Eggs Claims
[The Herald] GOVERNMENT has dismissed claims that quail eggs have medicinal properties saying the assertion was being made as a marketing gimmick.

2016-05-24 Rape-Accused MP Kereke's Wife Stands By Her Husband
[New Zimbabwe] PATIENCE Muswapadare, Bikita West MP's wife, whose nieces were allegedly sexually abused by her husband, Friday told court that the two girls were being used to tarnish her rich man's image just as they regularly extorted money from him.

2016-05-24 Doctors Reject All Medical Aid
[The Herald] PATIENTS will, from July 1 this year, pay cash upfront after doctors announced yesterday they will stop accepting medical aid. Doctors accuse the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) of taxing them for claims that have not yet been honoured by medical aid societies.

2016-05-24 Chief Negomo in Trouble Over Presidential Inputs
[The Herald] Chief Negomo has appeared in court for trial where he is accused of defrauding Mvurwi Grain Marketing Board manager Sondelani Mhlanga of 140 bags of Compound D fertiliser under the Presidential Summer Crop Season.

2016-05-24 'No Medicinal Properties in Quail Eggs' - Govt
[The Herald] GOVERNMENT has dismissed claims quail eggs have medicinal properties saying this was a marketing gimmick breeding the birds. The eggs have flooded the market with major supermarkets selling them for as much as $6 per crate of 12.

2016-05-24 Mugabe Should Apologise to the Nation for Ruinous Rule - Opposition
[New Zimbabwe] THE MDC-T says Zanu PF should stop abusing Africa Day and use the planned one million-men march to apologise to the nation for their 36 years of ruinous rule, before impeaching the veteran leader.

2016-05-24 Taxi Hits, Kills High School Pupil
[The Herald] A commuter omnibus driver yesterday struck and killed a Harare Girls High School form four pupil and seriously injured 35-year-old Mr Odwell Mabanga at the corner of Park Lane and Leopold Takawira Street in the capital.

2016-05-24 MPs to Declare Assets
[The Herald] Parliament will soon institute a lifestyle audit for legislators including Cabinet ministers that is expected to compel them to declare their assets in compliance with the provision of the Constitution and the House's Standing Rules and Orders.

2016-05-24 Harare to Get Water From Manyame
[The Herald] Harare City Council is set to start drawing water from Lake Manyame after replacing a faulty valve that was preventing the city from accessing water from the dam.

2016-05-24 Activists Oppose Scholarships for HIV Negative Students
[New Zimbabwe] THE ministry of higher and tertiary education recently advertised scholarships to Egypt which demand that applicants must provide certificates proving they are not infected with HIV, drawing condemnation from HIV/AIDS activists.

2016-05-24 Fraudsters Impersonate Top Cop in Grain Scam
[The Herald] Deputy Commissioner-General Innocent Matibiri was impersonated in a scam defrauding Blue Ribbon Foods Limited of maize-meal and wheat bran worth U.S.$8 000.

2016-05-24 National Railways Workers Stage Protest
[New Zimbabwe] NATIONAL Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) workers last Friday marched in central Harare, demonstrating against government's inability to resolve parastatal's failure to pay salaries for some 17 months.

2016-05-24 Boy, 3, Dies After Eating Dung 'To Vomit Poison'
[New Zimbabwe] A three-year old toddler in Mutoko died recently after his mother gave him cow dung in a bid to induce him to vomit some pesticide that he had drunk, police in the area have confirmed.

2016-05-24 Caps United Midfielder's Trial in False Start
[New Zimbabwe] THE trial of Caps United midfielder, Archford Gutu, who smashed a Harare man's car over in a road rage incident failed to start Monday after the player asked for more time to prepare his defence.

2016-05-24 War Vets in U-Turn On One Million Men March
[New Zimbabwe] DISGRUNTLED former liberation war fighters have finally decided to join Wednesday's Zanu PF youth league-organised million-men march meant to prove backing for President Robert Mugabe.

2016-05-24 University Students Expelled Over WhatsApp
[New Zimbabwe] MIDLANDS State University (MSU) students last week filed an urgent chamber application at the Bulawayo High Court challenging their suspension on allegations of mobilising colleagues to demonstrate against poor living conditions at the newly established Zvishavane campus.

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