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Zimbabwe mines minister to appoint new boards for parastatals

ZIMBABWE’S mines Minister Winston Chitando says he will dissolve boards of underperforming parastatals under his ministry, with their replacements to be announced next week to improve performance. The Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC), the Zimbabwe Mining Development Company (ZMDC) and Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe (MMCZ) will al get new …

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Zimarimba Fest Eyes World Record

By Vongai Mbara Recently launched ZiMarimba Fest is geared to break the current Guinness world record for the largest marimba ensemble to play together on May 25 at Prince Edward School. Endorsed by the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe, Jesuit Education Office, Zimbabwe College of Music and the Zimbabwean Tourism …

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Climate Talks Stall Amid Angry Exchanges – Zhakata

By Jeffrey Gogo The recent round of UN climate talks in Bonn, Germany, made little progress, Zimbabwe’s lead negotiator Washington Zhakata says. The meeting, held from April 30 to May 10, saw angry exchanges between rich countries and those from the developing world, opening up old wounds over neglected responsibility. …

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Why ED, Not NC, Already Has My Vote

By Paul Charumbira Nearly 60 days remain between us and July 2018, the big day slated for Zimbabwe’s harmonised elections, but President Mnangagwa, the chess master, is already looking beyond that. Many of us privy to President Mnangagwa’s stratagem can comfortably conclude that he has this thing in the bag, …

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Zimpost Moves to Digitisation

By Munashe Matambo State-owned postal and courier services company, Zimpost, has introduced two new digitised services namely the Virtual Post Office and the Zimpost Mall. The organisation is seeking to transform its services provision from being entirely manual based and moving to the electronic platform and also to the mobile …

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Chamisa, MDC Not Learning From the Past

By Ngoni Masvaya What Chamisa and his cronies seem to forget is, whether the MDC Alliance is participating in this coming election or not, the election will go on as planned. After suffering a humiliating electoral defeat at the hands of a rejuvenated zanu-pf in 2013, the MDC-T adopted a …

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Tobacco Sales Ease Forex Crunch

By Livingstone Marufu The opening of tobacco auction floors in March has helped oil expressers pay foreign currency backlogs and enable them to buy more soya beans to ensure enough supply of cooking oil in the country. This comes as the oil manufacturers battle to supply the country with enough …

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Zimra Surpasses April Target

The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) has surpassed its month of April target after net revenue collections improved by 41.92% from the US$247.90 million that was collected during the same period in 2017. According to the group financial report, there was an improvement in the performance of revenue heads with Companies, …

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