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Zimbabwe: Three in Court Over Illegal Gathering

THREE people yesterday appeared in court facing allegations of staging an illegal demonstration at Boka Auction Floors in Harare demanding the release of fellow Hopewell Chin’ono and Jacob Ngarivhume who were remanded in custody. Chin’ono and Ngarivhume were arrested a fortnight ago and have since appeared in court facing allegations …

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Zimbabwe: Lockdown Measures Stiffened

Police are intensifying enforcement of Covid-19 lockdown regulations countrywide as local infections continue to spike, stressing the need for those who neither work in essential nor exempted services to restrict movement to buying food, getting water and medical reasons. Police are also ensuring that those outside essential services obey the …

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Zimbabwe: Zim Targets U.S.$3bn Power Exports

Zimbabwe’s emerging power projects have the potential to earn at least US$3 billion in annual energy exports from the current position of energy insufficiency, Mines and Mining Development Minister Winston Chitando has said. Minister Chitando said this when he addressed a news conference in Harare yesterday to give a summation …

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Zimbabwe: Bitter Times for Starafrica As Profit Dips

Sugar processor starafrica corporation Limited’s profit for the year to March 31, 2020 came in 19 percent lower at $54,5 million compared to $68,1 million recorded in the prior year as sugar production and sales took a dip. According to the group, profitability was also impacted by a fair value …

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Zimbabwe: Talent Search to Keep Kids Away From Mischief

As a way of engaging young people from high-density suburbs to divert their attention from dangerous adventures at a time when they are not attending school, an online talent search show has been launched. Zim Talent Search Movement, which hosted a number of arts talent identification projects, has taken the …

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Zimbabwe: Investors to Fund Gold Centres

Government intends to aggressively push for the establishment of gold centres across the country and has roped in local investors to fund the projects. Mines and Mining Development Minister Winston Chitando last week said although capacity utilisation was increasing in both small-scale and medium to large scale mining, delivery remained …

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Zimbabwe: Scheme Gives Small Dairy Farmers Heifers

At least five small-scale farmers in Marirangwe, Mhondoro, Mashonaland East Province, who ventured into commercial traditional grains and dairy farming, received 25 heifers from the European Union (EU) under a scheme being implemented by We Effect. The farmers received five heifers each during a conference organised by We Effect at …

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Zimbabwe: Police Uncover Demo Plot

POLICE yesterday unearthed a plot by some vigilante groups linked to the country’s opposition parties to commit acts of banditry that include burning service stations and barricading roads to trigger unrest in the country. However, police have assured the public that the country’s security forces will be on top of …

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Zimbabwe: Us$50 000 Stolen From Car

In yet another foreign currency theft in Bulawayo, a city man lost US$50 000 cash (equivalent of $3,8 million) after thieves broke into his car while he was parked in the city centre on Sunday, conducting other business. The theft occurred along Samuel Parirenyatwa Street between 14th and 15th avenues …

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Zimbabwe: Calm in Chitungwiza

Unlike in the morning there is an increase in both human and vehicular traffic movement in Chitungwiza this afternoon. While the situation generally remains calm all over Chitungwiza with citizens going about their daily activities, there is a reported incident that happened at Unit C intersection, where some rogue youths …

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