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Zim/SA cross-border migration to be made easy

Thupeyo Muleya, Beitbridge Bureau THE establishment of the cross-border migration management forum between Zimbabwean and South African officials will go a long way in addressing challenges relating to deportation and immigration issues between the two countries, a senior Government has said. Stakeholders including including immigration officials, social services, the police …

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Zec to test Biometric Voter Registration kits

Justice Rita Makarau Harare Bureau THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission will this week test Biometric Voter Registration kits at polling stations that will be used in the 2018 harmonised elections. The week-long site validation tests begin on Thursday, with representatives from political parties and observers free to participate. Three Chinese, Belgian …

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Neighbourhood Watch Committee members to join police force

Robin Muchetu, Senior Reporter MEMBERS of the Neighbourhood Watch Committees who have the required age and qualifications will now be automatically recruited to join the police as part of empowering them to deal with crimes, an official has said. Home Affairs Deputy Minister Cde Obedingwa Mguni told the National Assembly …

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Easter holiday claims 9 in road mishaps

National police spokesman Chief Superintended Paul Nyathi Amanda Ncube, Sunday News Reporter NINE people have died, while 20 others have been injured in road traffic accidents since the Easter Holiday started on Friday, police said yesterday. National police spokesman Chief Superintended Paul Nyathi said six people died in one accident …

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All set for Uhuru celebrations

Tinomuda Chakanyuka, Senior Reporter ALL is set for the 37th Independence Day anniversary on Tuesday, with thousands of Zimbabweans from all walks of life expected to throng the giant National Sports Stadium, in Harare for the main celebrations. Provincial celebrations will be held in the other nine provinces across the …

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Respect chiefs: VP Mphoko

Mashudu Netsianda, Senior Reporter VICE-PRESIDENT Phelekezela Mphoko has urged the nation to respect chiefs, saying they play a leading role as custodians of cultural heritage and tradition. Addressing mourners at Matopo High School yesterday during the funeral service of the late Regent Chief Dakamela from Nkayi in Matabeleland North, VP …

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US$1bn power deal on track

The US$1 billion expansion of Hwange Thermal Power Station will begin this year, with ground-breaking scheduled for July. The project is part of the mega deals Zimbabwe and China signed during President Mugabe’s visit to the global power in 2014, and involves constructing two units that will feed 600MW into …

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‘God has been kind to Zim’

Ruvimbo Chakanyuka Zimbabwe’s economy could rebound spectacularly and feed other African countries if its resources are fully harnessed, a top United Nations official has said. In an interview with Zimpapers Television Network in Harare last week, UN Resident Co-ordinator Mr Bishow Parajuli also commended Government for its economic reforms, which …

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Ministerial Statement: Suspension of Zanu-PF Mash Central meetings

1. Following the petition and recommendation by the Zanu-PF Mashonaland Central Provincial Executive and Co-ordination Committee and peaceful demonstration held on 3rd April 2017 by concerned Zanu-PF party activists which were presented to the party leadership and His Excellency, the President, Cde RG Mugabe; 2. Cognisant of the directive given …

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Zimbabwe safer than the United States

Zimbabwe is safer for tourists than the United States, United Kingdom and other Western countries, according to a recently-released World Economic Forum report. The Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report (2017) ranks the African state 60th out of 136 countries under the latest WEF pillar rankings. In Africa, Zimbabwe is a …

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