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Civil Service Cuts Workforce

All ministries, Government departments and agencies — except for the Ministry of Health and Child Care — will be operating with 10 percent staff from today until February 3 to decongest work stations. This was announced yesterday by Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Mr …

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Just in – Agribank Set to Become Land Bank

Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Resettlement Minister Dr Anxious Masuka has advised farmers to have a good relationship with banks as Government’s plan to establish Agribank as a land bank is in order and will be complete in the next two months. Dr Masuka said Agribank will be responsible for …

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MDC Alliance Blasts ‘Anti-Poor’ Zupco Fare Hike

MDC Alliance has condemned a recent government decision to effect a 100 percent hike on Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (ZUPCO) bus fares, saying the move was both elitist and discriminatory to the poor. The public transporter increased fares from $16 to $30 for conventional buses and $32 to $60 for …

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Dete Dagga Homes Face Destruction Under Heavy Rainfall

Dete — Hundreds of residents in Dete’s Old Township in Hwange district are living in fear as their pole and dagga homes are collapsing due to excessive rains that have been pounding the area. Dete is a semi urban area with one sprawling high density Old Township whose homes, known …

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Free Covid-19 Testing for Gweru Residents

THE Gweru City Council (GCC) has rolled out free Covid-19 testing as part of efforts to control the contagion among residents. This comes amid exorbitant fees of up to US$65 being demanded per head by national health centres licensed to conduct the crucial tests among locals. In a statement Wednesday, …

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