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Zimbabwe: Chamisa Forced to Dump Ally

By Political Editor AMID intense bickering in the crumbling MDC-Alliance, party leader Nelson Chamisa was on Wednesday forced to push out his ally Chalton Hwende from the post of secretary-general. This comes as the MDC-A has lately been hit by defections that saw two former legislators Ms Lillian Timveos and …

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Zimbabwe: Treasury Ready to Fund Jabs

By Zvamaida Murwira Treasury is ready to provide US$100 million for the Covid-19 vaccination programme, half of which is from the 2020 National Budget. Finance and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube yesterday said Government had also tightened procurement of Covid-19 material such as personal protective equipment (PPE) to curb …

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Zimbabwe: India Vaccine Modalities Complete

By Mukudzei Chingwere Modalities for the shipment of 75 000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines donated to Zimbabwe by India have been finalised. This was disclosed by Vice President Dr Constantino Chiwenga, who is the Minister of Health and Child Care, following his meeting with Indian Ambassador to Zimbabwe Mr Vijay …

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Africa: Why Community Engagement is Critical in Fight Against Malaria

By Sethi Ncube Johannesburg — Partners in malaria elimination have come together on community engagement in malaria control and elimination, and shared tools and experiences on fighting the parasitic disease. The gathering on February 19 included researchers, community leaders, academics and international partners. Opening remarks were by Kelly Harvard, a researcher at …

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Zimbabwe: Business Welcomes Relaxation

By Ishemunyoro Chingwere The business sector has welcomed the relaxation of Covid-19 induced lockdown measures and noted the new regulations will give the economy breathing space and a restart. President Mnangagwa this week announced a new set of Covid-19 mitigatory restrictions, which effectively reopened the economy having previously curtailed normal …

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Zimbabwe: Mupfumira Arrest Warrant Cancelled

By Mary Taruvinga Former cabinet minister, Prisca Mupfumira was mistakenly issued with an arrest warrant following confusion over her remand dates which were changed as a result of the imposition of a national lockdown. The court heard new practice directives issued were confusing to many suspects and witnesses. Harare magistrate, …

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Zimbabwe: Stanbic Gets New CFO

Stanbic Bank has appointed seasoned banker, Mr Tafadzwa Mahachi, as its new chief financial officer (CFO), with effect from March 1, 2021. Mr Mahachi, who is a chartered accountant and a holder of a Bachelor of Accounting Science Honours (Hons BCompt) and a post graduate Diploma in Auditing, replaces Solomon …

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Zimbabwe: Causeway Dam Set to Transform Livelihoods

y Rutendo Rori Villagers in Machiki Village 21 have welcomed Government’s Causeway Dam project which will transform their lives by enabling them to farm all year round. Causeway Dam is located 30km from Marondera and is now 98 percent complete. It is now 66 percent full with a capacity of …

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Zimbabwe: Jirira Excited With Warriors’ Clearance

By Tadious Manyepo AFTER missing the last draft, because of Covid-19 travel complications, United States-based defender, Tendai Jirira, can’t wait to make his much-anticipated debut for the Warriors in the 2021 AFCON qualifiers. Zimbabwe take on Botswana, in the penultimate round tie, away on March 25, away before hosting Zambia, …

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