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Sikhala Granted Bail

By Runesu Gwidi Masvingo — Masvingo High Court Judge Justice Neville Wamambo has granted MDC-Alliance national deputy chair Job Sikhala $5 000 bail, coupled with stringent conditions. Sikhala was arrested last week on allegations of threatening to overthrow the democratically-elected Government of President Mnangagwa through the words he uttered during …

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Zanu-PF Victory Draws Positive Light On Reforms

By Kudakwashe Mugari and Prosper Dembedza Zanu-PF’s weekend victory over MDC-Alliance in by-elections held in Nyanga and Bikita points to the endorsement of the ruling party and Government’s efforts in turning around the economy as well as staying in touch with the electorate. President Mnangagwa is leading Government on a …

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SB Moyo Lusaka Bound

By Zvamaida Murwira Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Dr Sibusiso Moyo is expected to attend the 21st Ministerial Committee of the Sadc Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation in Lusaka on Friday to discuss the political and security situation in the region. He will be accompanied by Defence, …

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Econet in Upward Review of Data Tariffs

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has reviewed its data bundle and SMS pricing by between 30 and 50 percent, a move seen by analysts as a way to align tariffs with the prevailing economic environment. The new data tariffs, which came into effect at midnight last night, come as the value of …

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Honing Youth Skills Key to Job Creation

By Beaven Dhliwayo On July 15 every year, World Youth Skills Day is marked to promote youth skills development and abilities. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (UNEVOC) network yesterday joined the global celebrations raising awareness …

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Zhakata Turns Down Show On 11th Hour

By Nyore Madzianike Zora music star Leonard “Karikoga” Zhakata last Friday cancelled this gig at last minute, leaving fans stranded. Zhakata was billed to perform at City Sports Bar, but aborted the show on the 11th hour with reports that he failed to agree with management at the joint over …

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$200m Shot in the Arm for Gold Miners Tagged:

By Nesia Mhaka The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), through Fidelity Printers and Refiners, has increased the Gold Development Initiative Fund (GDIF) for small-scale gold miners to $200 million from $150 million in an effort to encourage miners to deliver their gold through formal channels. The development comes after the …

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Stimulate Critical Thinking – First Lady

By Walter Mswazie First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa has hailed institutions of higher learning for competing in debates which stimulate critical thinking on decision-making, especially on efforts towards achieving an upper middle income economy by 2030. In a speech read on her behalf by Minister of State for Masvingo Provincial Affairs …

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Axing of ‘Drug Lords’ Bodes Well for Vision 2030

By Bongani E. Mushanyuri Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo recently announced that the ministry will no longer rely on middlemen suppliers for critical drugs as they are unreliable and wantonly inflate prices. Effectively, the ministry will buy the critical drugs directly from manufactures, thereby saving millions of …

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Midlands awaits hero status for Gandire-Mhuri

Patrick Chitumba Midlands Bureau Chief Zanu-PF Midlands province is still waiting for the conferment of a hero status on Central Committee member for the province, Cde Timothy Gandire-Mhuri, who died over the weekend. Cde Gandire-Mhuri (88) succumbed to kidney failure at a private hospital in Borrowdale, Harare. Zanu-PF Midlands provincial …

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