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    Chinese granite miner seeks to evict Murehwa villagers

    By Alex Mutero DOZENS of villagers in Murehwa, Mashonaland East province, face eviction after Government gave a Chinese firm a special mining grant to extract black granite on land that includes graveyards, grazing land and even school premises. Heijin, which claims to be owned by three indigenous Zimbabweans and a Chinese national, was only incorporated under Zimbabwe’s laws in June…

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    Mutoko couple commits suicide over infidelity

    A COUPLE from Mutoko committed suicide following a misunderstanding over infidelity. Peter Mahwamba (50) of Mukumbura village under Chief Chimoyo, hanged himself in his bedroom after villagers discovered the body of his wife Nyasha Chinake (44) hanging from a tree near their homestead following a fight over an extramarital affair. Mashonaland East provincial police spokesperson Inspector Simon Chazovachii confirmed the…

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    Mutoko High A-Level student struck dead by lightning

    A Mutoko High School Advanced level female student was on Wednesday struck by a lightning bolt and died on the spot while she was on her way home after sitting for her Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (ZIMSEC) examinations. Constance Machemedze (20) was at Chinzanga Primary School sports ground when a thunderstorm reportedly began and she was struck while running. Mashonaland…

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