Zimbabweans To Apply For Passports, Birth And Death Certificates At Post Offices

Image result for zimbabwe post officeThe Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) announced that it is working to transform post offices around the country so that they offer e-commerce and e-government services.

Potraz said as a result people will be able to apply for passports, birth and death certificates as well as access other Government services at postal outlets.  Read more

Mnangagwa willing to talk with Chamisa on one Pre-condition – Charamba

Image result for george charambaPresident Emmerson Mnangagwa’s spokesperson, George Charamba revealed that his principal is open to negotiating with MDC president Nelson Chamisa.

He, however, insists that any kind of dialogue between the two will happen only if Chamisa accept that Mnangagwa is the legitimately elected President of Zimbabwe. In an interview with the Daily News Charamba said

You may also want to know, and I am making this disclosure for the first time, that way before we went for elections — at the height of the election campaigns, and even after the elections — there were lots of back channel communications between Zanu PF and MDC. Some of the players are pretending to be very radical today but we know better and the MDC Alliance knows what’s on offer. Read more

Daggers drawn against Mudzuri for attending State House function

Image result for elias mudzuriDisgruntled MDC members yesterday scaled up calls for deputy president Elias Mudzuri’s expulsion from the party for attending a meeting at State House with President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Parliament business as internal wars in the opposition party escalate.

MDC youth wing secretary-general Lovemore Chinoputsa led the call for Mudzuri to be expelled from the MDC for what other members termed “being a sell-out” and supping with the devil after he attended the parliamentary presiding officers’ meeting called by Mnangagwa. Read more

Michelle Obama’s book sells 1.4 million copies in a week

Former US first lady, Michelle Obama’s memoir “Becoming” has recorded massive sales.

Crown Publishing told The Associated Press that Michelle’s memoir has sold more than 1.4 million copies in print and digital formats in the U.S. and Canada in the seven days since it was released Nov. 13.

Based on demand from retailers across all channels, the publisher has printed 3 million hardcover copies in North America. On its first day, the book sold more than 725,000 copies, making it one of the year’s biggest debuts, according to FOX News. Read more

Oprah Winfrey’s mum dies at 83

Oprah WinfreyOprah Winfrey’s mother has passed on.

Vernita Lee, 83, died on Thanksgiving Day, November 22. The family just confirmed the death and Oprah’s niece Alisha Hayes gave a bit more detail on social media.

Vernita Lee with Vernon Winfrey had Oprah Winfrey in 1954. Because Vernita moved to Milwaukee to work as a maid, she couldn’t raise Oprah and the TV host had to be raised by her maternal grandmother. When Oprah turned 6, she moved to Milwaukee to live with her mother. Read more

Three Chinese contractors arrested for attempting to bribe investigators in Kenya’s mega ‘railway scam’

Three?Chinese contractors arrested for attempting to bribe investigators in KenyaThree Chinese nationals have been charged with attempting to bribe investigators working on an alleged ticketing scam in a massive Kenyan railway project.

Some $10,000 (£8,000) a day was being stolen in the scheme and officers were allegedly offered a $5,000 bribe, the prosecutor says. The $3bn Chinese-funded and operated railway line is Kenya’s biggest infrastructure project since independence in 1963. Read more

Govt Employees No Longer Allowed To Take Vehicles Home

Image result for mthuli ncubeGovernment employees will no longer be allowed to take operational or pool vehicles home after working hours, during weekends and on public holidays.

This was announced by Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube on Thursday afternoon when he presented the 2019 National Budget.

Although he did not specify when this austerity measure will take effect, Ncube said all Government pool/project vehicles will be parked at the work stations or the nearest police station after designated working hours, during weekends and public holidays. Read more

Mark Zuckerberg says he won’t step down as Facebook chairman

Mark?Zuckerberg says he wonFacebook Chief Executive, Mark Zuckerberg is pushing back against calls for him to step down as chairman and hopes to continue working with his longtime chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg.

Zuckerberg made the comments in a recent interview with CNN where he addressed the controversies pertaining to the social-media giant.

He said stepping down as chairman in the near term is “not the plan” after some big shareholders proposed to push him out of that role following a string of management missteps. Read more

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