• Mugabe blows $2m on war vets indaba

    THE cash-strapped government last month blew $2 million to fund President Robert Mugabe’s three-hour meeting with war veterans at a time Treasury owed over $23 million in school fees for the former freedom fighters’ children, it has emerged. (more…)

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  • State bankrolled Grace rallies

    FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe’s meet-the-people rallies where she donated agricultural equipment to Zanu PF supporters were funded by the State, Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa said yesterday. (more…)

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  • Zimbabwe introduces bond notes

    ZIMBABWE yesterday said it would soon introduce bond notes valued at $200 million among several other measures designed to ease an acute shortage of cash, amid fears the move was a subtle way of bringing back the long-discarded Zimbabwe dollar through the backdoor. (more…)

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  • ‘Stand-off derails Harare projects’

    The current stand-off between Harare City Council and government on who should be the town clerk has derailed a number of critical projects including the payment of salaries, suspended mayor Bernard Manyenyeni has said. (more…)

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  • Smuggler abandons truck at border post

    A MALAWIAN truck driver allegedly fled Nyamapanda border post after authorities discovered 31 bags of dagga with a street value of nearly $150 000 stashed in his vehicle together with three bales of second-hand clothes. (more…)

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  • Mugabe blows $2m on war vets indaba
    President R.G.Mugabe

    THE cash-strapped government last month blew $2 million to fund President Robert Mugabe’s three-hour meeting with war veterans at a time Treasury owed over $23 million in school fees for the former freedom fighters’ children, it has emerged. (more…)

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    State bankrolled Grace rallies

    FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe’s meet-the-people rallies where she donated agricultural equipment to Zanu PF supporters were funded by the State, Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa said yesterday. (more…)

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    Zimbabwe introduces bond notes

    ZIMBABWE yesterday said it would soon introduce bond notes valued at $200 million among several other measures designed to ease an acute shortage of cash, amid fears the move was a subtle way of bringing back the long-discarded Zimbabwe dollar through the backdoor. (more…)

  • Local Government Minister Saviour Kasukuwere
    ‘Stand-off derails Harare projects’

    The current stand-off between Harare City Council and government on who should be the town clerk has derailed a number of critical projects including the payment of salaries, suspended mayor Bernard Manyenyeni has said. (more…)

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    ‘Enact policies to crack trafficking syndicates’

    A SENATOR has called for the enactment of stricter policies to deal with human trafficking syndicates duping desperate people by offering bogus international jobs. (more…)

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    Smuggler abandons truck at border post

    A MALAWIAN truck driver allegedly fled Nyamapanda border post after authorities discovered 31 bags of dagga with a street value of nearly $150 000 stashed in his vehicle together with three bales of second-hand clothes. (more…)

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    Gushungo Dairy treason trial: Soldiers further remanded

    Two members of the Zimbabwe National Army, who are being charged with treason following a foiled bombing at Gushungo Dairy in Mazowe early this year, were yesterday further remanded to May 23 after defence lawyers applied for a longer remand citing State’s unpreparedness for trial. (more…)

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    SA-based waitress swindles man of cash using WhatsApp

    A 26-YEAR-OLD Harare woman, Lorrain Chengeta, who allegedly masqueraded as a United States immigrant and swindled an unsuspecting local company director of $3 150, yesterday, appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Courts charged with fraud. (more…)

  • EU funds €3m SAZ chromatography lab
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    Industry and Commerce minister Mike Bimha (pictured) officially launched the Standards Association of Zimbabwe (SAZ) Chromatography Laboratory project yesterday, which was funded by the European Union at a cost of €3 million. (more…)

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    Masimba Holdings to drive Marimba housing project

    THE Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe (IDBZ) has handed over the $2 million Marimba housing project to one of its contractors, Masimba Holdings. (more…)

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    More needs to be done to improve capacity: Mphoko

    VICE-PRESIDENT Phelekezela Mphoko has warned that there is still a lot of work ahead to improve capacity as it still remains a challenge for the country and the continent as a whole. (more…)

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    ‘Construction sector depressed’

    ZIMBABWE’S construction sector remained depressed in the first quarter of the year, with a number of projects being suspended due to lack of funding, NewsDay has established. (more…)

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    How agriculture markets are more than just memorising facts, figures

    A CLOSER look at informal agriculture markets across Africa shows they thrive on implicit knowledge that cannot be manipulated through software or codified into a manual. Co-operation is the default behaviour rather than competition. Robust information is shared even between actors who are supposed to be furious competitors. (more…)

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    Competition & Tariff Commission yet to approve Blue Ribbon’s takeover

    BLUE Ribbon Industries (BRI) is yet to submit its papers to the Competition and Tariff Commission (CTC) to regularise its takeover by Tanzanian company, Bakhresa Group. (more…)

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    ZSE market cap up in April

    INDICES at the Zimbabwe Stock exchange registered marginal increases during the month of April, with the market capitalisation moving higher for the first time since the beginning of the year. (more…)

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    10 Zim companies set for Source Africa

    AT least 10 local companies will participate at this year’s Source Africa known as the African Textile, Clothing and Footwear Trade Event to be held in South Africa next month, NewsDay has learnt. (more…)

  • In-demand-Khama set to move
    Khama Billiat of mamelodi Sundowns celebrates his goal during the Absa Premiership football match between University of Pretoria and Mamelodi Sundowns at the Tuks Stadium, Pretoria on 09 November 2013 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

    ZIMBABWE international forward Khama Billiat continues to attract overseas interest with Belgian and Chinese clubs reportedly the latest angling to sign the footballer. (more…)

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    Mwanjali’s trial date set

    Caps United Football Club captain Method Mwanjali, who is facing allegations of attempted murder, yesterday appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Court and was further remanded to next Tuesday for trial. (more…)

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    Rovers players get maheu after DeMbare windfall

    Castle Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL) newcomers Mutare City Rovers are struggling to take care of their players with growing discontent in camp which could culminate in a strike. (more…)

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    Pasuwa puts Chicken Inn on hold

    WARRIORS coach Kalisto Pasuwa has put Chicken Inn on hold in their search for a new coach to replace Joey Antipas, who has joined South African Division One side Amazulu. (more…)

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    DeMbare target Nyandoro

    DYNAMOS have set sights on former Monomotapa forward Darryl Nyandoro in their search for a forward that can cure their front line deficiencies. (more…)

  • Highlanders striker, Knox Mutizwa (right) tussles for the ball under the challenge from Caps United defender, Carlton Munzabwa recently
    Zifa summon Mutizwa in fixing probe

    HIGHLANDERS striker Knox Mutizwa was invited for an interview by Zifa lawyers yesterday in the football match-fixing probe where they sought to establish if he could be used as a witness. (more…)

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    Blanket Mine consolidate lead

    BLANKET MINE maintained their unblemished start in the Zifa Central Region Division One Football League with a 1-0 victory away to Nichrut. (more…)

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    ZC release India tour schedule

    ZIMBABWE Cricket (ZC) have announced the incoming tour schedule of India who will play limited-overs series in Harare next month. (more…)

  • Rebecca Malope to headline Zim Gospel Divas’ concert
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    TOP South African artiste Rebecca Malope is expected to headline a one-day Gospel Divas’ concert to be held on May 28 at Harare Gardens as part of celebrations to mark her colourful 30-year musical career which started in 1986. (more…)

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    Masvinu bounces back as Mr Ugly roars to life

    THIS year’s edition of Mr Ugly pageant starts with Harare province hosting the preliminary rounds of the contest tomorrow at Club RTS in Epworth. (more…)

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    VaMayaya’s new comedy premières

    MASVINGO-BASED comedian Dennis Rusoso, famed for his role of a rogue cop VaMayaya in the hilarious drama Sabhuku Vharazipi 2, has produced another rib-cracking comedy titled Nhaka Ndeyani that premiered last week at Masvingo Theatre. (more…)

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    Dube shines at Swazi festival

    VICTORIA FALLS–based poet and National Arts Merit Award winner, Obert Dube, put up a scintillating performance over the weekend, while representing Zimbabwe at Swaziland Arts and Music Festival Association — SMP Ubumbani Festival held at Tambankulu Stadium, Swaziland. (more…)

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    Zim Achievers to celebrate women in media, arts

    THIS year’s edition of the Zimbabwe Achievers Awards (ZAA) set for this Saturday at the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington, London will give special recognition to women blazing trails in the media and arts industry. (more…)

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    Government to build university of fine arts

    HIGHER and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development deputy minister, Godfrey Gandawa (pictured) has disclosed that his ministry is set to build the country’s first ever university that will offer fine arts programmes in the resort town of Victoria Falls. (more…)

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    Macheso to introduce new dance at Dandaro

    AFTER taking his latest album Tsoka Dzerwendo across the Limpopo River to South Africa over the weekend, sungura maestro Alick Macheso (pictured) is set to introduce a new dance routine called Zebra at his welcome back gig set for tomorrow at Dandaro Inn, Showgrounds. (more…)

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    Video: Mukanya sings Mamvemve live in UK

    VIDEO shows what ardent fans of Zimbabwe music legend Thomas Mapfumo described as a rare live performance of the hit song Mamvemve. According to the fans, it had been long since Mukanya had played the song live, and he did at his Leicester shown last month. Enjoy

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