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    Mugabe goes on honeymoon while 100,000 Govt workers strike | 25 years ago

    On September 4, 1996, more than 100,000 public service workers in Zimbabwe returned to work after successfully defying the threat of mass firings by President Robert Mugabe. The strike ended after a lengthy cabinet meeting voted to rescind the threat to fire 7,000 strikers and agreed that all those who participated in the walkout would be reinstated. It was the…

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    Catholic priest Father Emmanuel Ribeiro dies

    PROMINENT Roman Catholic priest, Father Emmanuel Ribeiro has died. Father Ribeiro who also played a key role in the country’s liberation struggle when he was the Chaplain-General of Prisons died at St Anne’s Hospital in Harare this morning at the age of 86. He is also credited for composing the first Shona hymns with his first song, “Gamuchirai Mambo mupiro…

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    Zanu-PF speaks on Mugabe’s reburial at National Heroes Acre

    By Nompumelelo Sibanda ZANU-PF says it has nothing to do with the exhumation of the remains of the late former President Robert Mugabe from where his remains are interred in Zvimba to the National Heroes Acre. Mugabe died at a top private medical facility in Singapore in September 2019 and was buried at his rural Zvimba home amid tension and…

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