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Phelekezela Mphoko

Mugabe awards thug hero status

By Fungi Kwaramba and Tendai Kamhungira Zimbabweans reacted with both shock and anger yesterday to the controversial decision by President Robert Mugabe’s warring ruling Zanu PF to declare the late party bigwig, Kizito Chivamba, a…

Masvingo defies Mugabe’s pleas

By  Fungi Kwaramba and Blessings Mashaya Feathers are set to fly at today’s Zanu PF politburo meeting in Harare, after the party’s volatile Masvingo province defied President Robert Mugabe’s appeal for calm yesterday — demonstrating against…

Govt raises $35m to fix roads

By Helen Kadirire Government has raised $35 million to fix roads and bridges damaged by floods. Senior principal director in the Office of the President and Cabinet Ozias Hove said the funds were raised through the Emergency Road…

Zim ups flood aid appeal to $188m

By Helen Kadirire The hard-pressed Zimbabwe government has revised upwards its floods relief appeal to $188 million from $100 million, as the situation of affected victims gets direr. While acting president Phelekezela Mphoko yesterday made…