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Zimbabwe’s vice president resigns after sex scandal

– Advertisement – One of the two vice presidents of Zimbabwe, the 71-year-old Kembo Mohadi has resigned amid recent reports of a sex scandal involving him. Mohadi had refused to resigned following reports in local media of him having an affair with women and being caught on tape soliciting for sex. In one of the instances, the vice president was alleged to be involved in planning to have sex with his younger and married lover in the office. Again in another conversation the vice president spoke to his alleged young lover…

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Zimbabwe’s Vice President refuses to resign over sex scandal

– Advertisement – Zimbabwe’s 71-year-old Vice President Kembo Mohadi has refused to resign over recent reports of a sex scandal involving him. Mohadi is reported by local media in Zimbabwe of having an affair with women and even being caught on tape soliciting for sex. In one of the instances, the vice president was alleged to be involved in planning to have sex with his younger and married lover in the office. The young lover in the conversation also warned the vice president of possible overdose on an aphrodisiac as…

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Zimbabwe receives 200k doses of Covid-19 vaccine from China

– Advertisement – Zimbabwe has received its first 200,000 doses of the Sinopharm Covid vaccine from China, according to the government. The consignment of the vaccine arrived on Monday morning in a Air Zimbabwe flight and were handed over to the government. The handing over to the government was done by Chinese ambassador to Zimbabwe. China donated the 200,000 doses with an additional 600,000 doses already ordered by the government expected to arrive next month. Air Zimbabwe Boeing 767- 200 ER carrying the Sinopharm #COVID19Vaccine consignment for Zimbabwe arrives at…

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Zimbabwe: 3 female political activists arrested for insulting police

– Advertisement – Police in Zimbabwe have arrested three female opposition activists. Police said the trio was arrested on Monday after holding a demonstration outside a government building in the capital, Harare. They are also accused of using abusive and obscene language against police officers. In a statement, the Zimbabwean police confirmed the arrest of Joanna Mamombe [MP], Netsai Marova and Cecilia Chimbiri in Harare after a flash demonstration outside the New Government Complex. “The trio who were in a Toyota Fortuner without number plates followed a police vehicle with officers…

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Zimbabwe arrests couple for claiming Mnangagwa died of Covid-19

– Advertisement – Authorities in Zimbabwe have arrested and detained a Zimbabwean couple reported to have sent a message on WhatsApp claiming that President Emmerson Mnangagwa had died from Covid-19. Devine Panashe Maregere (20) and wife Vongai Nomatter Chiminya (20) were arrested and detained as part of a crackdown by the government. The two were arraigned with the court denying them bail before remanding them in custody to March 5. According to prosecutors the couple from Beitbridge, a town on the border with South Africa, sent a message to WhatsApp…

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Zimbabwe: 10,000 people arrested for not wearing face masks

– Advertisement – Over 10,000 people have been arrested by the Zimbabwean police for failing to wear face masks in public. Some 16,000 others have also been arrested for flouting lockdown restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus. Reports say most of the offenders have been ordered to pay an admission of guilt fine. The country imposed a lockdown after Covid -19 cases doubled last month. This has been attributed to festive season gatherings and traffic from neighbouring South Africa, which is experiencing a severe second wave of the virus. – Advertisement – Zimbabwe…

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Zimbabwe’s President questions US democratic credentials after riots

– Advertisement – Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has questioned the democratic credentials of the US following the violent protests which killed at least four people. The riots occurred after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol Building which is the seat of the legislature. They were acting on the advice of Mr Trump to scuttle a process to confirm the election of President-elect Joe Biden. Four people died in the attack with several others sustaining injuries. President Mnangagwa tweeted that the US “has no moral right to punish other nations under…

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Covid-19: Zimbabwe reimposes nationwide lockdown

– Advertisement – The government of Zimbabwe has reimposed a national lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. There has been a surge in cases in the past weeks and the government hopes the latest move will contain the spread. Only essential services, such as hospitals, pharmacies and supermarkets will be exempted from the lockdown to be operational for the next 30 days. Vice President and Health minister Constantino Chiwenga told reporters there the lockdown has become necessary due to the huge spike in cases over the festive season.…

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Several miners trapped underground in Zimbabwe

– Advertisement – At least 40 miners in Zimbabwe are trapped underground after a shaft in a disused gold mine collapsed, the country’s miners’ federation said Thursday. The incident occurred late Wednesday in the town of Bindura, around 70 kilometres north of the capital Harare, said Wellington Takavarasha, head of the Zimbabwe Miners Federation. Takavarasha told AFP the miners were working inside the disused Ran Gold Mine when a shaft caved in. Six miners have since been pulled from the rubble and taken to hospital. “Those who were rescued said…

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Zimbabwe: Fans social media star Ginimbi mourn his death

– Advertisement – Fans of popular Zimbabwean socialite Ginimbi Kadungure have been mourning his death this week. Ginimbi died on Sunday following a fatal car accident. Doctors say he died from internal bleeding. The celebrity died while driving his Rolls Royce Wraith from a night club. According to eye witnesses Ginimbi was speeding before the crash and moments after he was rescued he died. At the accident scene we spoke to Ginimbi’s business partner Dr Peter Gwaza, who described the accident as a horrible tragedy.Three bodies are still in the…

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