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Miners commend govt policy

Government has been commended for providing Zimbabweans with the opportunity to participate in the mining sector and contribute to the economic development of the country. When the Mines and Minerals Act was crafted in the 1960’s it was meant to serve the interests of the white colonial minority and sideline …

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NECF business symposium kicks off tomorrow

Over 500 delegates are expected to grace the 11th edition of the annual National Economic Consultative Forum (NECF) business symposium which will focus on harnessing linkages for industrialisation. Government officials, co-operating partners, research institutions, civic society and labour officials are expected to attend the annual business gathering to be held …

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Zimbabwe fast turning into a coin country

  Fears abound that further injection of the bond notes by the RBZ into the market could fuel inflation. IT is high noon in Harare and a young woman in strappy stilettos confidently walks out of a banking hall along First Street clutching an oddly looking rustic small 2kg plastic bag. She …

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Teachers demand alignment of Acts

Teachers have demanded the realignment of the Education Act and the Public Service Act to the new Constitution as this is crucial to ensure rights pertaining to their welfare and conditions of service are honoured at the Joint Negotiating Forum. Discussing issues of the new curriculum, conditions of service and …

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Displaced flood victims appeal for aid

Families who were displaced by floods in Masvingo say the living conditions in the makeshift tents are becoming unbearable and they are appealing for aid to construct proper structures to accommodate them. The 27th of February saw over 40 families in Chivi and Mashava in Masvingo Province losing their homes …

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Zanu PF burns as ‘chefs’ fight

The ugly tribal, factional and succession wars devouring President Robert Mugabe’s ruling Zanu PF have once again reached worrying levels, amid revelations that the party faction opposed to Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa succeeding President Robert Mugabe is facing a complete annihilation. President Robert Mugabe This comes as the party’s national …

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Tetrad Bank expunges balance sheet, eyes investors

Presently defunct financial institution, Tetrad Investment Bank (TIB), is looking to revive operations after a scheme of arrangement that tidied its balance sheet was approved recently. The new scheme of arrangement entails a debt into equity conversion and payment in cash to proven depositors and creditors. TIB’s operations were halted …

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Zec kick-starts BVR kits trials

HARARE – The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) yesterday conducted field trials for Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) kits at Mabvuku High School in Harare, with two bidders’ systems being put under the test. Students from the school below the age of 18 were taken through a mock registration process to test …

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Call for pro-disabled education policy

HARARE – Students living with disability have called for the formulation of an education policy tailored for their needs. According to the Deaf Zimbabwe Trust (DZT), disabled students are “the most neglected and forgotten”, and public schools must offer a special education programme sensitive to their requirements, which enables their …

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Zanu PF youth fakes colleague’s death, collects $1 000

Zanu PF youth member Blessed Mushando has been arrested for allegedly defrauding a local businessman of $1 000 after lying that he wanted to bankroll the funeral of provincial youth chair Khumbulani Mpofu, who is still alive. The 28-year-old from Entumbane, yesterday appeared before magistrate Nyarai Ringisai facing fraud charges. …

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