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Mount Selinda Border Post sitting on time bomb

TRAVELLERS and government officials stationed at Mount Selinda Border Post in Manicaland are reportedly sitting on a health time bomb amid reports that the port of entry has been operating without running water for the past three weeks. By Phyllis Mbanje Sources at the border post said some residents had …

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GZU partners Indian expert on big data analytics

GREAT Zimbabwe University (GZU) will this week be hosting a week-long Indian data analytics expert boot camp to help local academics and industry players analyse data in organisations to assist in their growth and make profits. BY PAIDAMOYO MUZULU Indian expert Sai Kumar will facilitate the boot camp at the …

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Zanu PF jittery over PA’s transfer

THE Zanu PF Midlands provincial leadership has bemoaned the recent redeployment of provincial administrator, Cecilia Chitiyo, saying this could negatively affect the party’s 2018 election plans, revealing the extent to which the ruling party relies on government officials for its programmes. BY Stephen Chadenga Midlands Provincial Affairs minister Jason Machaya …

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Manjoro tombstone unveiling date set

The late Dr Manjoro Herald Reporter A CEREMONY to unveil the tombstone for the co-founder of Faith World Ministries Reverend Dr Clara Apphia Manjoro has been set for next Wednesday. Speaking to The Herald yesterday, Reverend Faithful Manjoro-Mutibvu, daughter to the late Reverend Manjoro, said the ceremony will be held …

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Make ARVs locally, NAC urges Govt

Dr Sandy Munyaradzi Musiiwa Midlands Correspondent The National Aids Council (NAC) has urged Government to consider manufacturing Anti-Retroviral Drugs (ARV) locally, amid fears that budget cuts by the United States will impact on funding. Speaking at a workshop for parliamentarians ahead of World Tuberculosis Day commemorations, NAC finance director Mr Albert …

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Land Commission out of bounds for chiefs’

Cde Samukange Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter Traditional leaders cannot be part of the Land Commission because their role is restricted to communal lands as defined in the Constitution, the Parliamentary Legal Committee has said. The PLC said this in an adverse report presented by its chairperson Cde Jonathan Samukange in the …

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Tongaat-Govt joint venture to create over 10 000 jobs

Tawanda Mangoma in Chiredzi Tongaat Hulett Zimbabwe (THZ) is geared to partner Government in the development of 25 000 hectares of sugar cane earmarked to be irrigated by water from Tokwe-Mukosi Dam, in a development that is likely to create more than 10 000 jobs. The development comes as the …

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Tobacco sales up 44 percent

Runyararo Muzavazi Herald Reporter Over 20 million kilogrammes of tobacco worth $52,5 million have been sold so far across the country’s auction and contract floors, according to statistics released by the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB). Sales have increased by 44 percent compared to $36,5 million recorded last season and …

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Rainy season ends: Met Dept

Elita Chikwati Senior Agriculture Reporter The 2016-17 rainfall season in Zimbabwe officially ends this week, with winter features expected to set in after Friday, the Meteorological Services Department (MSD) has said. More rainfall is expected, though relatively light during the month of April. According to the MSD, by this time, most …

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NetOne creates 20 000 jobs

Mr Mutandiro Lloyd Gumbo and Anesu Chakabva Government-owned mobile operator, NetOne has come up with an ambitious project, which will see the company employing thousands of Zimbabweans. Yesterday, thousands of youths thronged the TelOne Training Centre in Harare where the mobile operator was recruiting at least 2 000 brand ambassadors …

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