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Vaya Africa Launches Electric Vehicle, Targets African Market

Vaya Africa, a Mauritius-registered Transportation as a Service (TaaS) company, has launched an electric vehicle service in Zimbabwe as part of the company’s rollout strategy across Africa. “We are excited to launch the ‘VAYA Electric’ vehicle today as we start our journey of deploying innovative ways of harnessing clean, renewable …

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Parly Summons Ncube to Explain Economic Mess

By Anna Chibamu A Zanu-PF MP for Rushinga MP, Tendai Nyabani has asked parliamentary speaker Jacob Mudenda to summon Finance Minister Mthuli to the house to explain why the country’s economy continues to take a nose-dive. Nyabani said in parliament Wednesday that prices of goods and services continued to skyrocket …

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President to Launch Livestock Scheme

President Mnangagwa is today expected to launch the Presidential Livestock Scheme at Cleveland Range in Harare to support livestock farmers. Speaking at a post-Cabinet briefing yesterday, Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said the President would distribute piglets to farmers, colleges, universities and other institutions, war veterans, youths …

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‘New Cotton Hybrid a Game Changer’

By Martin Kadzere Several Zimbabwean cotton farmers have embraced new hybrid seed after recording higher yields compared with traditional pollinated varieties. Last year, The Cotton Company of Zimbabwe (Cottco), introduced the hybrid variety and it has been observed that boll count on hybrid was much better than on the open …

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16 Companies in Soup for Short Changing Consumers

By Daniel Nemukuyu At least 16 registered companies were caught short-changing consumers by selling underweight goods, mainly bread and meat but in two cases maize meal, in the first quarter of this year with seven cases having been referred for prosecution while the rest can escape with warnings or spot …

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The Sad Tale of Mushandike Irrigation Scheme

By George Maponga On the southern verges of Masvingo City, two mountains – Chamanyoka and Nyanda – rudely squeeze and dwarf the highway to Beitbridge. As the road breaks away from the fatigue of hairpin curves, and buries behind it the craggy mountains, it stretches in breathtaking energy and on …

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TSL Bosses Acquitted Again

By Prosper Dembedza Harare Regional Magistrate Mrs Sandra Mupindu has, for the second time, acquitted three Tobacco Sales Limited (TSL) bosses accused of selling a farm for US$600 000 after it had been gazetted by Government for acquisition under the land reform programme. TSL chief executive officer Washington Matsaire, former …

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TSL Bosses Acquitted Again

By Prosper Dembedza Harare Regional Magistrate Mrs Sandra Mupindu has, for the second time, acquitted three Tobacco Sales Limited (TSL) bosses accused of selling a farm for US$600 000 after it had been gazetted by Government for acquisition under the land reform programme. TSL chief executive officer Washington Matsaire, former …

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