I hope it won’t resort to wartime tactics: Mutodi appeals for prayers, fears SB Moyo & Mutsvangwa

CONTROVERSIAL Information deputy minister Energy Mutodi has appealed for prayers to save his skin from ex-combatants Sibusiso Moyo and Chris Mutsvangwa. This is after the tiff between Mutodi and Moyo, moved to another level this week when the country’s Foreign Minister was forced to issue a statement distancing government from the Goromonzi MP’s publicly criticism of Tanzanian President John Magufuli’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak in the east African country. He had tweeted: “His Excellency John Pombe Magufuli’s Tanzania now has 630 COVID-19 cases with prayers, but without a lockdown,…

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Sakunda’s Tagwirei delights Mnangagwa with coronavirus donations : “You are like Apostle Peter”

HARARE – Sakunda Holdings has received heavenly praise after donating US$2.6 million in equipment and the Arundel Hospital to Government for use in the fight against COVID-19, with President Emmerson Mnangagwa likening the company’s CEO the Apostle Peter. Sakunda CEO and presidential advisor Kudakwashe Tagwirei handed over the donation to Mnangagwa at State House Thursday, revealing that his company was also going to pay the 55 medical personnel manning the hospital for the next six months. The tycoon, who has been in the public spotlight over US$3 billion in Command…

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Zimbabwe Human Rights Lawyers warns Zanu PF of politicization of COVID-19 Aid

THE Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) has warned Zanu PF against politicisation of COVID-19 aid meant for vulnerable households facing hunger during the 21-day lockdown claiming deserving families have been left out of the scheme. In a report, ZimRights accused Zanu PF of partisan distribution of aid. The human rights lobby group alleged that the party’s supporters were the sole beneficiaries of a $200 million cushion availed by government to assist hungry families. “Following this, ZimRights members reported that during the second week of the lockdown, there were incidents of…

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“Donate your ZW$10K salaries to COVID-19 response” – ZANU-PF’s Wadyajena challenges Ministers, MPs

As Zimbabwe battles to curb the spread of COVID-19, Gokwe-Nembudziya legislator Justice Mayor Wadyajena has challenged Ministers, legislators and other top government officials to donate their one-month salaries and allowances towards the response program. Wadyajena’s call comes at a time when Zimbabwe has registered 7 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and one fatality. Source : OpenParlyZW

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