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Zimbabwe: Lawyers Rescue Hwange Woman Evicted By Coal Miner

Hwange Magistrate Barbra Phiri has ordered Hwange Colliery Company (HCC) to allow a 29-year-old woman re-occupy her house after she had been evicted by the state-run coalminer. On 11 March 2021, HCC security personnel evicted the 29 year-old Rosemary Nyamuba together with her two minor children from her house which …

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Zimbabwe: Taj Abdul Gang Convicted On Gun Charge

By Nyore Madzianike Senior Court Reporter Nine armed robbers were yesterday convicted of illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition, the same weapons believed to have been used in a number of robberies around the country. Sentence was postponed after prosecutors Mrs Francesca Mukumbiri and Mr Oscar Madhume yesterday asked …

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Zimbabwe: Drug Companies’ Production Remains Low As Forex Shortages Bite

By Anna Chibamu Zimbabwe’s pharmaceutical industry continues importing critical medicines such as anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs) as the sector faces low levels of production due to a vast number of challenges including foreign currency shortages. Giving oral evidence to the Thematic Portfolio Committee on HIV/Aids Monday, Industry Ministry secretary Mavis Sibanda …

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Zimbabwe: War Vets Make Fresh Demands for Pension Increases

By Thandiwe Garusa Members of the Zimbabwe Liberation War Veterans Association (ZLWVA) Harare province Monday petitioned Parliament demanding equal monthly pensions awarded to other serving ex-combatants still employed in various government departments. Most of the disgruntled ex-combatants said they were discharged from the government’s uniformed forces, and are receiving less …

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Zimbabwe: WB Reviews Confirm Hard Work – Mthuli

By Africa Moyo Deputy News Editor Confirmation by the World Bank that Zimbabwe’s economy will grow this year despite challenges that include Covid-19, shows that economic reforms undertaken by the Government since October 2018 are bearing fruit, Finance and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube said yesterday. Gross Domestic Product …

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Zimbabwe: Let’s Invest More in Research – Gen Sibanda

By Columbus Mabika Herald Reporter Zimbabwe needs to do more scientific and technical research as this is vital for national growth and the nation cannot rely on importing skills, Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander General Philip Valerio Sibanda said recently. Officiating during the signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding between …

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Zimbabwe: Farmers Welcome Tobacco Transformation Plan

By Elita Chikwati Agriculture Reporter Farmers have welcomed the Tobacco Transformation Plan, which is aimed at boosting production through local funding. Government instituted a tobacco value addition and transformation roadmap under the National Value Chain Tobacco Transformation Plan last week, which is aimed at localising tobacco financing and transforming the …

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Zimbabwe: ‘Dismiss Biti’s Defamation Plea’

By Prosper Dembedza Court Correspondent Augur Investments has applied for the dismissal of Tendai Biti and MDC Alliance’s plea to have the court stop them from paying the company US$1 million defamatory damages. The demand comes after the MDC Alliance and Biti reportedly defamed the company on social media. Biti …

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Rwanda: Zim Targets Growing Exports to Rwanda

By Bulawayo Bureau Zimbabwe is keen on growing its exports to Rwanda with market survey results by the national export promotion agency, ZimTrade, indicating that locals could ride on this destination to generate more earnings. On Thursday last week, ZimTrade hosted a market intelligence information dissemination seminar focusing on the …

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Zimbabwe: Beta Bricks Embraces Devolution Agenda

BETA Bricks has embraced Government devolution agenda by decentralising its operations outside Harare, chief executive of its holdings company Godfrey Manhambara said. BETA would open a plant in Mutare by February next year and another one in Matabeleland North in 2023, Mr Manhambara said during the ceremonial ground breaking of …

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