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Infrastructure master plan gets approval

By Blessings Chidakwa Cabinet yesterday approved an integrated National Infrastructure Development Master Plan that will ensure that development of the country’s infrastructure and utilities will be done in a coordinated manner in line with Government’s policy. Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said the plan would be achieved …

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Monthly Inflation Eases

By Golden Sibanda The month-on-month inflation rate for September shed 0,35 percentage points on the August rate to 17,72 percent in September, as inflationary pressures eased briefly on relative exchange rate stability. While the average monthly inflation rate softened marginally, the monthly rate for food and non-alcoholic beverages actually rose …

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Anti-Sanctions March Preps Gather Momentum

By Zvamaida Murwira and Blessing Chidakwa The Sadc-initiated anti-sanctions solidarity day on October 25 will be rolled out with marches throughout the country’s provinces and districts, with the major event being held at the National Sports Stadium, a Cabinet Minister has revealed. Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa …

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Harare cop dupes police recruit of $400

BY ALLIEWAY NYONI Zvishavane magistrate, Achy Wochiunga has issued a warrant of arrest for a female Harare police officer who is facing fraud charges after she absconded court. Evelyn Dzama, who resides at Southerton police staff quarters failed to appear before Wochiunga for allegedly demanding $400 ”police joining fee” from …

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First Lady launches schools environment programme

By Tendai Rupapa Kwekwe — ENVIRONMENTAL conservation has emerged among top skills which schoolchildren and communities need to guarantee food security. This came out at Bonstead Secondary School here where First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa, the country’s environmental patron launched a schools integrated environment programme which also involves the capacitation and …

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Musician honours Tuku, Chibhodhoro

Afro jazz musician Elvis Mhembere – who was groomed at the late Oliver Mtukudzi’s Pakare Paye Arts Centre in Norton – has dedicated songs to the late music godfather, as well as celebrated drummer and percussionist, John Muyambo, popularly known as Chibhodhoro on his new album titled “Ngwara”. Although he …

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Gonarezhou Elephants Surpass Carrying Capacity

By Chiedza Mutyavaviri Chikombedzi — THE number of elephants at Gonarezhou National Park has exceeded the carrying capacity of the conservation park. This was disclosed by the Senior Area Manager Evious Mpofu in a recent interview with the CAJ News Africa. He said the park could only accommodate 9000 elephants, …

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First Lady Backs Female Ex-Fighters Upliftment

By Tendai Rupapa First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa has come out in full support of a request by female former freedom fighters’ to go back to school and acquire knowledge to run successful income-generating projects across various sectors of the economy. Amai Mnangagwa, who has a passion for women empowerment, on …

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Goat thief caught red-handed

A MUTARE man was last week caught dressed in underwear and vest in a goat pen at a plot in Mutare. BY KENNETH NYANGANI Lovemore Chiputu (28) on Tuesday appeared before Mutare magistrate Prisca Manhibi facing a charge of attempted stock theft. He was sentenced to eight months behind bars, …

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