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Victory certain in Zaka East, says Chadzamira

Tendai Mugabe Masvingo Bureau Zanu-PF is brimming with confidence ahead of the Zaka East by-election slated for Saturday, with officials saying victory is certain as they wrap-up the party’s campaign juggernaut. Out of 26 constituencies here, Zanu-PF bagged 25 in the July 31, 2018 harmonised elections, including Zaka East, which …

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Man names child after former President Mugabe

Wellington Dengu Herald Reporter A Chitungwiza man has named his child after former President Robert Mugabe in honour of the great works he did for the nation. Mr Duke Chinyongo, aged 49, who resides in St Mary’s , Chitungwiza, confirmed in an interview with The Herald yesterday that it was …

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Govt averts disruption of services at hospitals

Paidamoyo Chipunza Senior Health Reporter Government has moved to avert the possible disruption of services at hospitals by deploying medical professionals from the uniformed forces. Health professionals have been boycotting work since Monday claiming they wanted Government to furnish them with the whereabouts of Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) acting …

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Installation of Gweru’s new water pumps begins

Patrick Chitumba Midlands Bureau Chief THE installation of four water pumps sourced by the Government for Gweru City Council at Amapongobwe Dam has started, with the process expected to be completed within the next two weeks. Gweru Mayor Councillor Josiah Makombe said the water situation was now dire as the …

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Presidential scholarship bosses arrested

Kudakwashe Mugari Deputy News Editor The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) yesterday arrested three Government officials for allegedly abusing the Presidential Scholarship Programme. Deputy Director Scholarships in the Office of the President and Cabinet Oliver Mucherwa and two workers in the same office — Godknows Mupembe and Silent Mubariki — were …

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Zim earns US$358m from tobacco exports

Elita Chikwati Senior Agriculture Reporter Zimbabwe has generated US$358 million from the exportation of 94,2 million kilogrammes of flue-cured tobacco this year, as the industry presses ahead with the promotion of value addition to maximise returns. This represents an increase from the 83,4 million kg worth US$361,4 million exported during …

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High Court orders AFM factions to co-exist

Fungai Lupande Senior Court Reporter High Court Judge Edith Mushore has urged Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) in Zimbabwe factions to co-exist, pending the Supreme Court ruling, after the group led by Reverend Cossam Chiangwa filed a notice of appeal against a recent High Court order. Rev Chiangwa and his faction …

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Trust ventures into fish farming

Nyasha Mapasa Herald Correspondent Marange Zimunya Community Share Ownership Trust has embarked on a fish farming project in Odzi that is expected to help generate income for villagers and boost their nutrition. The Trust is funding the project and has since constructed a small dam in Ward 3. Ward 3 …

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Tourism buyers pledge to market Zim

Leonard Ncube and Nomvelo Siziba A group of 20 tourism buyers from across the globe visited Victoria Falls on Monday, where they inspected different facilities and pledged to market the country to the world. The buyers were from South Africa, Uganda, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Italy, France and Slovakia. They were …

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