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Government Appoints Anti Domestic Violence Council

Photo: Google (File photo). By Collen Murahwa Government has appointed an Anti-Domestic Violence Council to stop the scourge of domestic violence through monitoring and implementing the Domestic Violence Act. The 12-member council includes traditional leaders, Government officials and members of the civil society. Minister of Women’s Affairs, Gender and Community …

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Icaz Launches Women Network

The Institute of Chartered Accountants Zimbabwe (ICAZ) last week launched a women network known as Women Chartered Accountants Network (WeCAN) that is aimed at profiling, promoting and developing female members of the Institute, who constitute up to 25 percent of total membership. The network which was launched by the Minister …

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Probe Against Mugabe’s Wife Halted By Govt Officials – Report

Photo: The Herald First Lady Grace Mugabe (file photo). A human rights violation probe against Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly hit a brick wall – as government officials have allegedly refused to co-operate with a rights commission. According to NewsDay, Grace was being investigated by the Zimbabwe Human …

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Mugabe Kick-Starts 2018 Presidential Campaign

By Marcus Mushonga Harare — PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s factionalised party is set to embark on nationwide presidential campaigns for the aged Zimbabwean leader who will face the stiffest challenge to his decades-long stranglehold on power. Amid the divisions rattling Zanu-PF, the nonagenarian leader, faces a strong coalition of opposition parties …

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Thousands Bid Farewell to Amai Mwazha

Photo: The Herald The late Joyce Makaonesu Mwazha (file photo). By Samuel Kadungure Chivhu — Thousands of African Apostolic Church (AAC) congregants from across Africa converged at N.C Mwazha Plot, south of Chivhu, yesterday for the burial of Mrs Joyce Makaonesu Mwazha, the iconic wife of their church leader Archbishop …

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The Changing Face of Zim Car Industry

Lovemore Chikova — The unveiling of a partnership between Willowvale Motor Industries (WMI) and Beijing Beijing Automobile International Corporation (BAIC) in Harare recently signifies the progressive relations between Zimbabwe and China. The partnership is important in that it is part of the mega deals signed between President Mugabe and his …

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Govt Never Defaulted On Paying TBs’

Government says it has never defaulted on paying or liquidating Treasury Bills on maturity, pointing out that to date instruments worth $4,4 billion had been issued since 2014. In reference to funds raised by Government through TBs and bonds in the last three years, Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick …

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AfDB Reaffirms Batoka Support

The African Development Bank has reaffirmed its commitment to be the lead financier and co-ordinator of the $4 billion Batoka Gorge Electric Scheme in Zambia and Zimbabwe. This comes after Zimbabwe and Zambia jointly appointed the financial institution as the lead co-ordinator in development of the hydroelectric scheme. AFDB vice …

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MPs pleads with govt over Shabanie & Mashaba Mines

Zvishavane-Ngezi MP, John Holder (Zanu PF), yesterday moved a motion in the National Assembly, demanding the resuscitation of the comatose Shabanie & Mashaba Mines (SMM). BY VENERANDA LANGA Joseph Chinotimba Holder said since 2005 when SMM was put under reconstruction under an administrator, Afaras Gwaradzimba, the company’s situation worsened and …

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Civil servants petition council over stands

ABOUT 100 civil servants, who were allocated residential stands at Ntabazinduna Township by a land developer N&S Properties, have petitioned Umguza Rural District Council (RDC) over its failure to approve their stands, amid claims of massive irregularities. BY MTHANDAZO NYONI The local authority argues that the land developer sold the …

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