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Kuwaza in trouble

Mr Kuwaza Fidelis Munyoro Chief Court Reporter Former State Procurement Board (SPB) chairperson Charles Tawonerera Kuwaza has been arrested on five counts of corruption involving over $1 million and ZW$2,5 billion, which he committed while at the helm of the enterprise. Kuwaza is now on a life support system at Metropolitan …

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Thorough blood screening pays off

Paidamoyo Chipunza Senior Health Reporter The amount of discarded blood from donors continues to decline, with only 3 percent of donated blood thrown away due to different infections, National Blood Transfusion Zimbabwe has said. Addressing journalists during a National Aids Council media tour in Harare recently, NBSZ principal medical laboratory scientist …

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Govt mulls Command Agriculture for livestock

Deputy MInister Zhanda Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter Government is finalising a document to support livestock farmers under the Command Agriculture Scheme, with a draft of the policy now under Cabinet’s consideration. This was said by Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development Paddy Zhanda during the National Assembly’s question and …

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Govt moves to develop greenbelts

Sen Mahofa From George Maponga Masvingo Government has deployed technical committees to start working on modalities to develop greenbelts in some parts of Masvingo using water from Tokwe-Mukosi Dam. Zimbabwe is expecting a bumper harvest after Government successfully introduced Command Agriculture. The scheme targets to produce more than 2 million …

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Batoka investor talks on cards

Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter An investors’ conference for the construction of the Batoka Hydro Electric Power Scheme will be held in Zambia next week to mobilise resources for the construction of the project expected to ease electricity shortages in Zimbabwe and her northern neighbour. The conference will be held in the …

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Sandi Moyo joins Twitter

Lloyd Gumbo and Tendai Mugabe Under fire Zanu-PF deputy secretary for Women’s Affairs Cde Eunice Sandi Moyo, on Wednesday opened a twitter account just hours after countrywide demonstrations by the organ’s members calling for her ouster on a litany of allegations. Minister Sandi Moyo confirmed at a Press conference in …

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Deliver maize to GMB, VP Mnangagwa urges farmers

Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa (right), Saint Noah Taguta(centre), Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development Minister Dr Joseph Made (second from left) and Hurungwe West legislator Cde Keith Guzah(far left) assess a maize crop at Pamene Farm, which is under Command Agriculture in Alaska. — (Picture by Tawanda Mudimu) From Walter Nyamukondiwa …

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Mohadi’s killer game ranger beats murder rap

Onias Mahewu Mashudu Netsianda, Senior Court Reporter A GAME ranger employed at State Security Minister Kembo Mohadi’s farm in Beitbridge who fatally shot a suspected poacher, has been acquitted of murder. Onias Mahewu (56) of Tongwe Village in Beitbridge and employed at Umzingwane Farm in the border town was discharged …

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Byo lawyer sues car owners for injuries sustained in accident

Mashudu Netsianda, Senior Court Reporter A BULAWAYO lawyer who sustained injuries when his car was involved in a head on collision with another vehicle which had encroached into his lane, is suing the owners of the offending car for more than $56 000 in damages and medical expenses. The accident …

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Early weather warning system to be enhanced

Dr Chris Mushohwe Nyemudzai Kakore, Harare Bureau Government, through the Meteorological Services Department (MSD) is enhancing its early warning weather system by investing in early warning radios and purchase of radars to curb effects arising from changing weather patterns such as flooding and drought, Acting Minister of Environment, Water and …

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