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Increased investor appetite in power generation

Africa Moyo Deputy News Editor There is increased investor appetite in taking up electricity investment projects, in a development likely to extinguish power shortages in the future. With the US$1,5 billion Hwange Thermal Power Station expansion programme underway, which will see an additional 600MW being fed into the grid by …

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Rusape bids for town status

Blessings Chidakwa Municipal Correspondent Rusape Town Council’s ambitious dream of getting municipal status may soon become a reality as Government has appointed a six-member commission to assess its readiness. Situated about 190 kilometres east of Harare, the local authority attained town status in 1992, and has been pulling out all …

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Mteki endorses New Dispensation

Wallace Ruzvidzo Herald Reporter Cde Bryn Mteki, who recently rejoined Zanu-PF after having challenged President Mnangagwa as one of the 23 Presidential aspirants in the 2018 harmonised elections, has said he will serve both the party and the nation unconditionally. In an interview on the sidelines of the just-ended Zanu-PF …

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Vic Falls Airport first to be ISO certified

Leonard Ncube Victoria Falls Reporter Victoria Falls International Airport has become the first aviation facility in the country to be ISO certified after satisfying international quality management systems on flight safety and aviation security. The new look airport, which was officially commissioned three years ago following a US$150 million refurbishment, …

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Police shoot at kombi, injure three

Daniel Nemukuyu Investigations and Special Reports Editor Three commuter omnibus passengers were shot and injured yesterday along Mutare Road in Msasa, Harare, when a pursuing police officer opened fire on a kombi whose driver failed to stop at the Mabvuku turn-off roadblock. Shupikai Kachaya (27), who suffered an ankle injury, …

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Provinces welcome national events changes

Cletus Mushanawani and Nduduzo Tshuma THE decentralisation of national events to all provinces has been hailed as a positive development that will bring inclusivity and unity of purpose among Zimbabweans. Provincial Affairs Ministers have hailed the decision by President Mnangagwa to rotate the events, describing him as a visionary leader …

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Unity Day significance grows

Herald Reporters The national unity ushered in by the signing of the Unity Accord between Zanu (PF) and PF-Zapu has grown beyond the political parties, to incorporate all Zimbabweans. This was said by Zanu PF Secretary for Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Cde Mike Bimha during a Unity Day commemoration organised …

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New doctors’ body pushes for better incentives

Paidamoyo Chipunza Senior Health Reporter The new Zimbabwe Progressive Doctors’ Association (PDAZ) yesterday said it wants serious discussions with the Health Services Board and has compiled its monetary and non-monetary expectations. The list has already been sent to the board for its consideration. The association believes junior doctors have legitimate …

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Christmas shopping rush as prices stabilise

Blessings Chidakwa and Ivan Zhakata Zimbabweans are busy shopping for Christmas, taking advantage of bonuses and the stable prices of the last couple of months. But they are also being prudent by taking advantage of promotions and special offers. They are tending to follow price rather than brand, and generally …

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POLAD members chronicle successes

Michael Magoronga Midlands Correspondent Political parties under the auspices of the Political Actors Dialogue (POLAD) will within a few weeks have a proper information unit to publicise their successes. POLAD co-convener Retired Justice Selo Nare said participants had noticed with concern the negative publicity by parties pushing for exclusive dialogue. …

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