Top news items in major Zimbabwean media outlets

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HARARE, July 25 (Xinhua) -- The following are the news highlights in Zimbabwe's major media outlets on Thursday.

--President Emmerson Mnangagwa has written an official congratulatory letter to Boris Johnson, who was appointed British prime minister yon Wednesday, saying he was looking forward to working with him and his administration in rebuilding a "once-formidable bilateral relationship" between the two countries.

Johnson defeated rival Jeremy Hunt in the contest to replace Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and British prime minister. (The Herald)

--ZANU-PF First Secretary President Mnangagwa has tasked provinces to nominate Central Committee members into a commission of inquiry to investigate party bigwigs allegedly involved in corrupt activities.

Speaking at the 331st Ordinary Session of the Politburo on Wednesday, President Mnangagwa said the party will act on corruption allegations leveled against top officials recently outed by the Youth League. (The Herald)

--State-controlled media acted unconstitutionally by reporting in an impartial manner during the 2018 general election, a High Court judge has ruled.

The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Cooperation (ZBC) and Zimbabwe Newspapers (1980) through their titles Herald, Chronicle among others were found to have failed to live up to their constitutional obligations by High Court judge, Justice Joseph Mafusire. (Newsday) Enditem

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