• Zimbabwe wants Walter Palmer extradited in killing of Cecil the lion

    The American dentist who killed Cecil the lion a month ago in Zimbabwe paid for an illegal hunt and should be extradited to the southern African nation to face justice.

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    Video: Cecil’s death torches global storm, but not in Zim

    As the global outrage persist over the ghastly killing of the iconic Cecil the Lion after being lured to Antoinette Farm just outside Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe’s major game sanctuary, some locals have professed ignorance about its existence.

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    Video: ‘We look forward to Palmer’s extradition’

    The Zimbabwean government has called for the extradition of US dentist Dr Walter Palmer, the man who illegally shot and killed Cecil the lion.

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    “What lion?” Zimbabweans ask, amid global Cecil circus

    As social media exploded with outrage this week at the killing of Cecil the lion, the untimely passing of the celebrated predator at the hands of an American dentist went largely unnoticed in the animal’s native Zimbabwe.

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    Gamatox 2 brewing: Moyo

    ZANU PF politburo member and Higher Education minister Jonathan Moyo has accused sections of the party calling for Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere’s censure of pushing an agenda similar to that of a vanquished Zanu PF faction.

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    Ministers fight turns nasty

    MANICALAND Provincial Affairs minister Mandiitawepi Chimene on Thursday accused Environment minister Oppah Muchinguri of badmouthing her in briefings with President Robert Mugabe as Zanu PF factional wars escalate.

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    Second-hand clothes banned

    Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa on Thursday announced several austerity measures, effective from Friday, meant to resuscitate the economy that include new levies and taxes on churches, imported groceries, fertiliser, and a ban on importation of secondhand clothes.

    Moyo admits ZimAsset failure

    ECONOMIC Planning minister Simon Khaya Moyo has conceded that Zanu PF’s much-touted antidote to the economic collapse — the Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (ZimAsset) — has missed most of its targets.

  • ZMF aims to produce 10 tonnes of gold by year-end
    Gold bars

    The Zimbabwe Miners Federation (ZMF) is targeting to produce 10 tonnes of gold by year-end after government managed to curtail gold leakages through setting up teams to monitor output custom milling plants, an official has said.

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    Zisco, Essar deal still on — Bimha

    Government and Essar Africa Holdings are still committed to the revival of the Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (Ziscosteel) and a board of directors is being put in place to steer the ship, Industry minister Mike Bimha has said.

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    CZI calls for reform of indigenisation policy

    GWERU — The local business community is willing to work with government to reform the indigenisation policy to create conducive environment for investors to enhance economic development, the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) has said.

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    $4 million demonetisation funds claimed

    A FIFTH of the $20 million demonetisation fund has been utilised through the banking channels, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya has said.

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    Basic layout of a bankable business plan

    In writing a bankable business plan, form and structure are as important as the content and substance of the plan. It is therefore important to discuss the basic formation or layout of a business plan that will make a reasonably good impression on your bankers or financiers.

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    Metallon Gold production up by 6%

    ZIMBABWE’s largest gold mining group, Metallon Gold, has recorded a 6% growth in gold production for the first half of the year to 48 143 ounces as compared to 45 524 ounces due to high production at How Mine.

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    Atlas Mara completes Brainworks exit deal

    Atlas Mara has completed the sale of its 10,1% stake in Zimbabwe-focused private equity and advisory firm, Brainworks Capital Management, in a transaction worth $8,72 million.

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    ‘Zimbabweans keen adopters of new technologies’

    On June 11, 2014, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe partnered with international money transfer service WorldRemit to launch EcoCash Diaspora, a digital money transfer service that enables Zimbabweans in the Diaspora to send money home online through devices such as smartphones, tablets and computers direct to an EcoCash mobile wallet. (more…)

  • Breaking: David Mandigora fired
    Former Dynamos coach David Mandigora

    Dynamos FC has officially announced the dismissal of Head Coach David Mandigora.

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  • President Robert Mugabe playfully throws punches at Charles Manyuchi while the world welterweight boxing champion's wife Fariro Rutendo Hove and Harare Metropolitan Provincial minister Miriam Chikukwa look on at State House on July 30.
    Pictures: Manyuchi gets $50 000

    WORLD Boxing Council welterweight champion Charles Manyuchi yesterday received $50 000 cash from President Robert Mugabe as a reward for defending his title.

    Bosso close in on Wadi

    HIGHLANDERS were by yesterday afternoon still hopeful of acquiring the services of Bulawayo Chiefs’ Ishmael Wadi following reports that frontman Ozias Zibande’s contract will not be renewed by the club.

    Pasuwa bounces back, bows out

    ZIMBABWE Under-23 coach Kalisto Pasuwa has finally agreed to lead the team for the decisive African Championship against South Africa in Kwazulu Natal on Saturday, but threatened to quit his job after the encounter.

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    Chakabva takes over wicketkeeping role

    Zimbabwe Cricket yesterday announced the final 15-man squad to take on visiting New Zealand in the first and second one-day internationals (ODI) with Regis Chakabva assuming the wicketkeeper’s role from Richmond Mutumbami, who was dropped from the team after doing the job against India a couple of weeks ago.

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    BVA hosts coaching clinic

    BULAWAYO Volleyball Association (BVA) has been holding a volleyball coaching course at Evelyn High School since Monday. BVA vice-chairperson (technical) Tinashe Chalemetsa said the event was very useful to local coaches

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    Kadewere makes grade in Sweden

    HARARE City striker Tino Kadewere has made the grade at Swedish top flight club Djurgårdens where he has been on a one-week trial stint.

    Muzokomba goes AWOL

    CASTLE Lager Premier Soccer League side Buffaloes veteran striker Jacob Muzokomba has reportedly gone AWOL.

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    70s dress up

    GABY’S Restaurant will tonight host the Epic All 70s-80s dress-up party organised by Newtown Youthful Entertainment. The main purpose of the party is to promote a clothing line dubbed Newtown.

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    Hoche-Khotshe – arts industry’s ’unity accord’

    HOCHE-KHOTSHE, the collaboration between two of the country’s best theatre practitioners Daves Guzha and Cont Mhlanga, is a great milestone in the rapid growth of the local arts industry.

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    The return of Chimurenga exponent Mteki

    CHIMURENGA music exponent Bryn Taurai Mteki, popularly known as Sekuru Tau at the peak of his music career, announced his return to the stage after a long hiatus with the launch of his ninth album at Dandaro Inn on Wednesday night.

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    Vabati vaJehovha still going strong

    POPULAR apostolic choral group Vabati VaJehovha has released their 15th album in 16 years despite the waning of the once popular genre. (more…)

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    ‘Zim reading culture in sharp decline’

    DESPITE having one of the highest literacy rates in Africa, Zimbabwe has suffered a sharp decline in reading culture owing to emphasis on passing examinations, the high costs of buying books and piracy, Great Zimbabwe University lecturer Godwin Makaudze has said. (more…)

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    Tuku, Sulu, Cynthia Mare invade Kadoma

    THE gold mining city of Kadoma will this Heroes holiday be illuminated by a rare performance by three of the country’s most sought-after artistes of the moment – superstar Oliver Mtukudzi, Sulumani Chimbetu and rising songbird Cynthia Mare. (more…)

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    Byo hosts inaugural traditional expo

    THE National Art Gallery of Zimbabwe in Bulawayo on Tuesday hosted the inaugural Traditional Expo that seeks to promote traditions, culture and religious beliefs. (more…)

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    Munyavi burial on Saturday

    THE body of Sam Munyavi, the veteran journalist who died in London last week after suffering a stroke that resulted in brain haemorrhage, was scheduled to arrive in the country late last night ahead of burial on Saturday, a family member confirmed yesterday. (more…)

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