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Zimbabwe: MDC-Alliance Enjoys Pressing Self-Destruct Button

By Nobleman Runyanga Last week, the social media was abuzz with the news of the defection of two senior MDC Alliance members, Blessing Chebundo and Lillian Timveous, to Zanu PF. In response to the development, the MDC Alliance secretary general, Chalton Hwende, revealed that Timveous had resigned from the party …

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Zimbabwe: Business Needs Help to Fix Lockdown Damage

As businesses re-open after the two-month level four lockdown, there will be economic damage especially in the sectors where the small and medium enterprises dominate and in the informal sector with working capital diminished as money was used to buy food and pay other critical bills. Even among the industrialists, …

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Zimbabwe: Concern Over Cotton Price

As concerns continue growing over cotton price for this season, Government may come up with a subsidy to cushion the merchants and encourage farmers to continue planting, a senior official has said. Agricultural and Marketing Authority (AMA) chief executive Mr Clever Isaya, said yesterday that the Government would maintain the …

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Zimbabwe: Miners Engage RBZ Over Forex

By Ishemunyoro Chingwere The Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe (CoMZ) is engaging the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) with a view to finding a solution to challenges caused by the new foreign currency regulations announced by the central bank in the Monetary Policy Statement. Under the new foreign currency regulations, …

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Zimbabwe: Treasury Avails $489m for Roads

By Zvamaida Murwira Treasury has availed $480 million towards road rehabilitation across the country as part of measures to revive roads that have been damaged by heavy rains. This comes as Cabinet has projected an estimated national production of between 2,5 million and 2,8 million tonnes of maize and 360 …

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Zimbabwe: ‘No Free Lunch Under Second Republic’

By Fungi Kwaramba THE Second Republic has no place for moonlighting and entitlement as it values creativity, initiative and persistence towards fulfilling both Zanu PF’s 2018 election manifesto and the National Development Strategy 1 (NDS1), President Mnangagwa has said. The NDS1 is premised on the adoption and swift implementation of …

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Zimbabwe: Govt Unveils Affordable National Housing Programme

By Zvamaida Murwira A massive and affordable housing fund targeting civil servants and non-Government employees has been unveiled as the Second Republic demonstrates commitment to providing decent accommodation to citizens. The Musha-Muzi Housing Programme, which was approved by Cabinet on Tuesday, will anchor and facilitate the sustainable financing and development …

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Zimbabwe Tightens Health Measures At Its Borders

By Marcus Mushonga Harare — ZIMBABWE is strengthening public health measures at its points of entry (PoEs) and providing critical services to returning migrants. The measures come amid an increase of migrants returning to the country in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis in neighbouring countries, especially South Africa. …

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