Archives for October 2017

Monthly Archives: October 2017

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THE Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZimParks) board appointed Fulton Upenyu Mangwanya as the new director-general with effect from August 1, 2017 for the next five years. ...
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AT 6pm, Harare’s central business district (CBD) is a hive of activity, with many people rushing to their various termini to get transport home. ...
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Sport

ROGER Federer said he wasn’t sad to see fellow Swiss legend Martina Hingis announce her retirement, crediting her with helping him become a record-breaking Grand Slam champion. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials

WHAT you pursue will ultimately pursue you. The results you have in life are mainly driven by what drives your mind and what you chose to focus on. ...
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ZANU PF yesterday wielded the axe and suspended Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s four top allies in Masvingo and Midlands provinces, amid speculation that the purge was meant to weaken him in his perceived strongholds ahead of the ruling party’s extraordinary congress slated for December this year. ...
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Two white South African farmers who were filmed pushed a wailing black man into a coffin were sentenced to jail on Friday for attempted murder, assault and kidnapping. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials

Let’s say you were a young person with a dream. And let’s suppose you were incubating your dream in Zimbabwe — a place that we can acknowledge gives dreams a tough run for their money. ...
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ZIMBABWE’S divided opposition has effectively contrived to guarantee another term in office for President Robert Mugabe, former Deputy Prime Minister Arthur Mutambara has warned. ...
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JAMAICAN reggae star, Tarrus Riley has urged local musicians to avoid using music to fan violence and promote immoral conduct. Speaking at a Press briefing on Wednesday after jetting into the country ahead of his debut Zimbabwean performance, Riley said artistes should think through the content of their music. ...
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AFRICAN Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) has provided insurance cover on projects worth more than $200 million in Zimbabwe, as the country reaps the benefits after joining the continent’s sole multilateral investment guarantee agency last year. ...
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Farmers are an important stakeholder in environmental management.Their work on the farm has direct and indirect impacts on the environment. ...
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On Wednesday, the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) was officially launched in Zimbabwe and will provide cover for exports and investments into the country. ...
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Sport

MIDLANDS province has been picked to host the 2018 national Youth Games, where over 2 000 athletes from the country's 10 provinces are expected to compete. ...
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Soccer Sport

HARARE City coach, Philani Ncube has described their Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match against log leaders FC Platinum at Rufaro Stadium this afternoon, as a matter of life and death. ...
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ONE did not have to possess prophetic powers to see that First Lady Grace Mugabe would rope in the usual suspects — the apostolic sects (or vapostori, as they are known in Shona) — as she bids to take over the ruling party, Zanu PF, and eventually the government itself. ...
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Soccer Sport

DYNAMOS midfielder Denver Mukamba has again gone Awol (absent without official leave), and could miss his team’s trip to Ngezi Platinum Stars for a must-win Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match. ...
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The Midlands State University (MSU) has rescinded its decision to bar students with fees arrears from sitting for their second semester examinations, which started yesterday. ...
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MDC leader, Welshman Ncube has insisted MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai is the MDC Alliance presidential candidate despite battling ill heath, adding discussion surrounding the latter’s health status is unwarranted. ...
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SPEAKER of the National Assembly, Jacob Mudenda has urged the government to target Zimbabweans living in the Diaspora in its investment drive in order to free the country from heavy reliance on aid. ...
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GEORGE Mlala, vice-chairperson of a breakaway war veterans group fighting to take over control of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association, has filed a $15 000 defamation lawsuit against former War Veterans minister Tshinga Dube for allegedly labelling him a fraudster, devil incarnate and an enemy of the ruling Zanu PF party. ...
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ONE of the country’s top comedians, Victor “Doc Vikela” Mpofu, says he will be taking comedy to the people through the revived Comedy Nights programme, as he prepares for his forthcoming one-man international tour scheduled for early next year. ...
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GWANDA residents have appealed to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) to censure the Gwanda municipality for allegedly charging $1 for a printout of proof of residence for locals seeking to register as potential voters in the ongoing biometric voter registration exercise. ...
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The 2017 United Nations Climate Change Conference will take place in Bonn, Germany from November 6 to 17. At this conference, governments are meeting to advance the implementation of the Paris Agreement. ...
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FARMERS in Gwanda have told Parliament that they are against the commercial slaughter of donkeys, as that would deprive them of their major source of draught power. ...
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Sport

SWIMMING icon Kirsty Coventry was yesterday conferred an honorary Doctor of Philosophy degree in Sports Science Education at the Bindura University of Science Education’s (Buse) 16th graduation ceremony for her contribution to the development of sport in Zimbabwe. ...
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The National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) yesterday opened negotiations with DIDG Transnet for the operationalisation of the $400 million recapitalisation deal, a week after receiving Cabinet approval. ...
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AS the battle to fill Harare City Council’s town clerk position intensifies, mayor, Bernard Manyenyeni has written to the Local Government Board and Parliament to express reservations over the upcoming final round of selection for the job. ...
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Business

AFRICA needs about $93 billion annually until 2020 to close the infrastructure gap, a very critical component in the implementation of intra-regional trade and economic development in the continent. ...
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Property mogul, Philip Chiyangwa has approached the High Court, seeking an order declaring that he is the rightful owner of the disputed land between his firm, Gabroc Enterprises (Pvt) Ltd, and municipality of Chegutu. ...
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A STATE witness, a police officer, in the ongoing trial of three Chinese nationals facing allegations of cash-trading, yesterday exonerated the accused, conceding they were arrested without evidence. ...
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