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Zaka East Villagers Launch Peace Gala Ahead of By-Election

By Tonderai Saharo The usually serene and remote villages of Zaka East in Masvingo will soon come to life when the annual peace and tolerance gala returns to one of the most politically volatile parts of the province which braces for a by-election. The seat fell vacant following the death …

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Boost for St Luke’s Hospital After Fire Incident

A US based organisation has pledged $250 000 towards the resuscitation of St Luke’s Hospital in Lupane, Matabeleland North. The money coming from Matter Foundation will cater for buying hospital equipment and medicines which were burnt when the Roman Catholic mission hospital caught fire a week ago. Property comprising equipment, …

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Corporates Urged to Support Youths

By Paidamoyo Chipunza Vice President Kembo Mohadi has urged corporates to work closely with young people as the country moves towards sustainable economic development. Speaking at the inaugural Young Achievers Expo, which started in Harare yesterday, VP Mohadi said youths must also take advantage of empowerment programmes availed by Government, …

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Re-Engagement Drive – Govt Should Prioritise Its Citizens

By Tinashe Kairiza Foreign Affairs and International Trade minister Sibusiso Moyo’s recent humiliation in the United Kingdom at the hands of hecklers dampened Zimbabwe’s re-engagement thrust with the West, as attention was deflected to government’s apparent lethargy in addressing the intractable crisis gripping the southern African nation. The development comes …

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‘Fight Against Corruption Relies On Political Will’

Corruption has become one of the major threats to economic development in Zimbabwe — particularly in government and state entities — costing the country billions of dollars. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently approved a Staff-Monitored Programme meant to assist the country implement a raft of macro-economic and structural reforms …

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Four Armed Robbers Gunned Down

FOUR suspected armed robbers who committed a spate of robberies targeting foreign currency, gold and jewellery were on Wednesday killed, while one was injured in a shoot-out with police. The survivor, Michael Vioma (34), is admitted at a local hospital. Three other robbers managed to escape during the exchange of …

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‘Free Media a Key Pillar’

By Bulawayo Bureau A free and viable media industry is a key pillar towards the attainment of a middle income economy by 2030, and the Government is fully committed to fulfil this ideal, a Cabinet Minister said yesterday. Addressing delegates at the Zimbabwe New Media Summit organised by the National …

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ED to Commission More Zupco Buses

By Blessings Chidakwa and Sallomy Matare President Mnangagwa yesterday said all was now in place for the commissioning of the second batch of Zupco buses as his Government mitigates transport challenges in the country. At least 47 new buses that were acquired from South Africa and China are expected to …

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U.S. Govt Happy With Transitional Stabilisation Programme

The United States government says Zimbabwe’s latest economic blueprint, The Transitional Stabilisation Programme (TSP) can address the economy’s weaknesses if fully implemented and help boost investor confidence. The TSP, a child of Finance and Economic Development Minister Mthuli Ncube, is the foundation upon which President Mnangagwa’s government aims to springboard …

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NSSA Boss’s Trial Stopped After Voice Recorders Break Down

By Mary Taruvinga The trial in which former National Social Security Authority (Nssa) general manager, Elizabeth Chitiga is accused of swindling the parastatal of $31 million in a housing project scam could not proceed Thursday after voice recorders broke down. Chitiga had however pleaded not guilty to the charges when …

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