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Brace for more, Met services department on earthquakes

Harare Bureau At least 50 earthquakes hit Zimbabwe in 2016, with the country likely to experience more tremors yearly, the Meteorological Services Department (MSD) has said. Some of the earthquakes with magnitudes between 1, 5 and 4, 6 on the Richter scale were recorded in Kariba, Karoi, Bulawayo and Chipinge. …

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Cash situation to improve: RBZ

John Mangudya Harare Bureau THE country’s economy is on the rebound due to the recovery of the productive sector backed by the expected bumper harvest and increased prices of minerals on the international market. The development is expected to improve the cash situation. Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr John …

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Gwanda hails President for launching CSOTs

President Robert Mugabe Richard Muponde, Gwanda Correspondent PRESIDENT Mugabe has been applauded for his efforts in ensuring that communities especially in rural areas are relieved from the grip of poverty by launching Community Share Ownership Trusts (CSOTs). He has been described as the biblical Moses of Zimbabwe who delivered his …

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Malaria claims 173 lives

Nokukhanya Moyo, Sunday News Reporter MORE than 170 people have died of malaria since the beginning of the year while more than 100 000 cases of the disease have been recorded throughout the country, an official said. The malaria cases have increased this year compared to last year because of …

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President to commission Beitbridge- Chirundu highway dualisation

President Robert Mugabe Munyaradzi Musiiwa, Midlands Correspondent PRESIDENT Mugabe will next month commission the dualisation of the Beitbridge-Chirundu highway which has become a death trap with a spate of fatal accidents with the most recent one claiming 21 lives. The latest accident saw 21 people burnt to death when a …

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Zim averts 2 million Aids-related deaths . . . nears 90-90-90 goal

Tinomuda Chakanyuka, Senior Reporter ZIMBABWE has successfully averted close to two million Aids-related deaths and three million new HIV infections over the past 16 years, a National Aids Council (Nac) senior official revealed. This comes at a time when data shows that the country has moved closer to achieving the …

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Sunday News scribe bags Nac award

The Minister of Health and Child Care Dr David Parirenyatwa presents a certificate to Sunday News senior reporter Tinomuda Chakanyuka who was voted first runner-up at the inaugural National Aids Council Media Awards ceremony in Harare recently. On the right is Nac chief executive officer Dr Tapiwa Magure Dickson Mangena, …

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Nigerian becomes first African to fly solo around the world

Nigerian becomes first African to fly solo around the world   ABUJA – Nigerian airline pilot Ademola Odujinrin, known as “Lola”, has become the first African to fly solo around the world, his foundation Transcend said in a statement. The 38-year-old Nigerian left Washington in September last year aboard a …

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Cry my beloved Zimbabwe

Cry my beloved Zimbabwe by Tendai Mazenge Every time I keep asking myself what the Zanu-PF leaders discuss about when the state of the nation is in shambles this. Do they not see that they have failed and the best solution to the country is to step down and leave …

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