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UPDATED: Zim, E. Guinea strengthen relations

Visiting Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo says the good relations between Zimbabwe and his country will continue explaining that he is in the country to support his counterpart President Emmerson Mnangagwa following his ascension into the driving seat. During the talks Vice President Dr Constantino Chiwenga was also in attendance. Speaking to journalist after meeting President Mnangagwa for almost three hours at the State House this evening, President Mbasogo said his country will continue supporting Zimbabwe and look for new areas of cooperation. President Mnangagwa in turn said President Mbasogo has always been coming to Zimbabwe and...

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Pres Mnangagwa commissions 149 Officer Cadets

President Emmerson Mnangagwa challenged graduands from the Zimbabwe Military Academy in Gweru to uphold professionalism and loyalty to the nation and the people of Zimbabwe. He was speaking at the commissioning parade of 149 officers of the Regular Officer Cadets Course 3 /34/ of 2016. President Mnangagwa paid tribute to the graduands for their determination and resolve which they displayed during their training programme regarded as one of the most challenging military training exercises. Cde Mnangagwa said as they assume new duties and responsibilities within the defence forces they should demonstrate high level of professionalism and unquestionable loyalty to...

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JUST IN: E. Guinea Pres jets in

Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has arrived in Harare this Thursday afternoon. President Nguema Mbasogo was received at Robert Mugabe International Airport by Vice President Retired General Dr Constantino Chiwenga and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Retired Lieutenant General Dr Sibusiso Moyo, Minister of State for Harare Metropolitan province Cde Miriam Chikukwa, Central Intelligence Organisation Director General Cde Isaac Moyo and other senior government officials. The Equatorial Guinea leader is on a two-day official visit to pay a courtesy call on President Emmerson Mnangagwa who assumed the presidency in November last year. Zimbabwe and...

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Vote in peace: VP Chiwenga

Vice President Retired General Dr Constantino Chiwenga has called for peaceful elections while urging those who have not registered to vote to go and do so. Vice President Chiwenga made the call in Zvishavane when he was addressing thousands who witnessed the official hand over of Mandava stadium to the community. The vice president urged people to conduct themselves in a peaceful manner and cherish their democratic right which they must express through voting. Mandava stadium underwent major reconstruction done by Mimosa Mining Company. It has become the home of FC Platinum. The vice president also handed over two...

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JUST IN: RBZ doubles forex allocation for fuel   

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has doubled weekly foreign currency allocation on fuel imports to US$20 million in a bid to address the supply gap following a 20 percent rise in demand for the commodity.            Zimbabwe has in the past few weeks experienced fuel supply challenges on the back of a 20 percent rise in demand for the product.                    The ZBC News is reliably informed that the weekly rise in fuel on board by one cent per litre on a weekly basis had exerted further costs to the importers.                       A confidential document also revealed the rise in demand...

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