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Chiwenga for Byo Church Indaba

By Pamela Shumba Acting President Constantino Chiwenga will visit Bulawayo on Sunday to attend a ceremony organised by a group of churches to commemorate the positives of the new dispensation. The thanksgiving event, to be held at the Zimbabwe International Exhibition Centre — the venue for the Zimbabwe International Trade …

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Natpharm Takes Delivery of Medicines, Sundries

By Paidamoyo Chipunza Government has started receiving medicines and medical sundries from suppliers and is distributing them across the country. The deliveries comprise medicines for daily use and sundries like gloves and face masks. Acting President Constantino Chiwenga visited Natpharm Company yesterday and saw truckloads of medicines. Others were taking …

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Nguluvhe Speaks On Devolution

By Thupeyo Muleya Beitbridge East parliamentarian Cde Albert Nguluvhe has urged people here to establish Community Development Committees (CDCs) that will feed into the devolution concept. He said it was important for people actively involved in re-building the national economy at all levels of society now that Government was walking …

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We Feel Cheated, Say Demonstrators

Teachers who participated in a march from Mutare to Harare under the banner of Amalgamated Rural Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (ARTUZ) had in fact been promised US$100 each, but have since not been given the money and are now fighting the organisers for tricking them into demonstrating for nothing. Disgruntled …

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Zim Needs U.S.$85mln for Medicines Every Year – Health Minister

By Anna Chibamu The government needs US$85 million in foreign currency annually to buy medicines for public hospitals, health minister Obadiah Moyo has revealed. He was speaking a press conference Thursday after Acting President Constantino Chiwenga toured the government owned pharmaceutical company NatPharm as well as the Parirenyatwa Group of …

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New Terms for Junior Doctors – Move to Avert Future Job Disruptions – Changes to Come Through Parly – Chiwenga

By Paidamoyo Chipunza Government is considering changing internship conditions for junior doctors to avert future work disruptions that expose patients to risk, Acting President Constantino Chiwenga has said. Strikes by workers at public health institutions have become routine. Addressing journalists after touring Natpharm Company and the pharmacy department at Parirenyatwa …

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Private Schools Hike Fees, Demand Forex

By Farirai Machivenyika MOST private schools have hiked fees citing increases in running costs, while others are demanding US dollars for levies. In a circular to parents, Wise Owl Learning Centre said it had been forced to increase fees due to the prevailing economic situation. “The impact of the economy …

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Midlands State University Defies Court Order

Midlands State University (MSU) has defied a court order to reinstate four security guards it unlawfully dismissed early this year on allegations of misappropriating funds. Security guards at the university formed an association, the Midlands State University Campus Police Association to push for the resolution of their grievances. According to …

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Youths Create Trading Platform for SMEs

By Africa Moyo Five enterprising youths have created a platform for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to advertise their products, particularly when running promotions, to increase brand awareness and boost sales. Dubbed “Vhuka”, the platform was developed to afford SMEs an opportunity to sell their products to many potential customers …

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Teachers want pay adjusted

Pamela Shumba Bulawayo BureauTHE Zimbabwe Teachers’ Association (ZIMTA) has implored the Government to address the issue of payment of civil servants’ salaries in foreign currency to motivate teachers and improve their welfare. Zimta secretary-general Mr Tapson Nganunu Sibanda yesterday said the association was concerned about the Government’s silence on the …

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