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Chitungwiza bankrupt, says commission

Cde Kasukuwere Innocent Ruwende Senior Reporter Chitungwiza councillors and officials drove the municipality into bankruptcy through illegal land sales, as land in the dormitory town had become ‘a free for all’, the commission running the affairs of the council has said. An internal audit revealed that councillors and staff allocated themselves stands/land …

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Invest in agriculture, Africa urged

AFRICAN governments should invest in agriculture, giving particular attention to the small scale farmers on whom the sector and the continent’s economic transformation are premised. Speaking during a debate here yesterday on leadership in an era of disruption, Oxfam International Executive Director Winnie Byanyima said it was critical for governments and …

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Chinotimba donates furniture to Chinx

Lionel Depute Herald Reporter Buhera South National Assembly Member Cde Joseph Chinotimba yesterday bought furniture worth $4 500 to be officially handed over to veteran musician Cde Dickson “Chinx” Chingaira who recently moved into a house that was built for him by the Zimbabwe Music Awards. The furniture includes a leather sofa …

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Zivhu offers sex workers lifeline

Dr Zivhu addresses some of the sex workers in Hopley yesterday. – (Picture by Munyaradzi Chamalimba) Ruth Butaumocho and Tawanda Marwizi More than 100 commercial sex workers in Hopley, Harare, yesterday got a lifeline when philanthropist and Chivi Rural District Council chairperson Dr Killer Zivhu pledged to assist them to …

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Shun polarisation, media told

Government has bemoaned media polarisation, saying it is unhealthy and counter-productive, especially as the country heads for the harmonised elections due next year. Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister Dr Christopher Mushohwe said this in a speech read on his behalf by his deputy, Cde Thokozile Mathuthu, during the World …

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Govt on course to create 2 million jobs

Dr Misheck Sibanda Tendai Mugabe Senior Reporter— Government is on course to provide the two million jobs it promised in the Zim-Asset economic blueprint, with three Special Economic Zones expected to be operational by the first quarter of next year employing the majority of the job seekers, an official has said. Chief …

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Work starts on Tokwe Mukosi mini-hydro

George Maponga Masvingo Bureau Work on the $20 million mini-hydro power project at Tokwe-Mukosi Dam has started, with Italian contractor Salini Impregilo in the process of building a power house for the electricity generation plant. Government and Salini, which constructed the recently completed largest inland dam in the country, recently signed …

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Maridadi Pokes Fun at Kasukuwere for Performing Rituals in Parly

MDC-T legislator for Mabvuku-Tafara James Maridadi on Tuesday took time to poke fun at under-fire Zanu PF political commissar Saviour Kasukuwere for allegedly performing rituals in the legislative chamber in order to save his job. Kasukuwere, realising he was the centre of amusement among fellow legislators, tried to play the …

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Zimbabwe Opposition Vows to Reject Mugabe Win

Photo: Laura Angela Bagnetto/RFI Movement for Democratic Change supporters (file photo). By Marcus Mushonga Harare — TROUBLED Zimbabwe appears heading for further tensions ahead of next year’s general elections after long-time opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, said his Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party would reject a victory for incumbent Robert …

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Chinoz – Government Should Pay for MPs’ Ford Ranger Cars

Photo: Financial Gazette Ruling party MP Joseph Chinotimba in parliament. (file photo). BUHERA South Zanu PF legislator Joseph Chinotimba has suggested that the that government scraps outstanding loan repayments for Ford Ranger vehicles currently being used by MPs. The legislators accessed the vehicles through a loan scheme arranged by the …

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