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Govt targets illegal dumpsites

BY RICHARD MUPONDE GOVERNMENT has embarked on a programme to eliminate illegal dumpsites countrywide to help fight cholera and typhoid and other related diseases with Harare being the starting point. Speaking at a national clean-up campaign by President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Kuwadzana on Friday last week, Environment, Climate and Tourism …

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We don’t play catch and release games: Zacc

INTERVIEW:Nunurai Jena THE Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) has refuted allegations that it was failing to effectively carry out its mandate, with citizens accusing the anti-graft body of catching and releasing corrupt bigwigs just to woodwink the nation into believing they were on a serious mission to weed out corrupt elements. …

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2 gold panners drown in Dande River

By SIMBARASHE SITHOLE TWO illegal gold panners drowned in Dande River in Guruve on Friday while trying to escape from Eureka Mine security guards, NewsDay has heard. They were identified as Leanmore Muroiwa and Moses Thomas. Mashonaland Central police spokesperson Inspector Milton Mundembe confirmed the incident and said the bodies …

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Rusape seeks municipal status

BY KENNETH NYANGANI RUSAPE Town Council (RTC) has applied to the Local Government Public Works and National Housing ministry seeking municipal status. NewsDay is reliably informed that Local Government minister July Moyo has appointed a six- member commission chaired by Masvingo former town clerk Adolf Kumbirai Gusha to assess Rusape …

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Mass exodus hits expensive boarding schools

BY DARLINGTON MWASHITA A MASS exodus of students from expensive learning institutions due to astronomical fees and economic challenges has started rocking most schools with many parents transferring their children to day-government schools. The receiving schools, according to teachers’ unions, are reportedly hit by overcrowding in a development which will …

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