Archives for October 2017

Monthly Archives: October 2017

Soccer Sport

HARARE City’s relegation fight suffered a major setback with news that star midfielder, William Manondo will be suspended for their crucial Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match against title contenders FC Platinum at Rufaro Stadium tomorrow afternoon. ...
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News

THE dusty small town of Beitbridge now pins its hopes for development on the proposed one-stop border post (OSBP). ...
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GOSPEL musician Togarepi Chivaviro is currently in the United Kingdom where he is on tour, before flying to the Middle East where he is expected to perform in Dubai next week. ...
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Chiunye Secondary School in Mt Darwin has received a shot in the arm after Coca-Cola Zimbabwe donated textbooks worth $2 000 to help improve education standards at the institution. ...
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Business

THE Zimbabwe Textile Manufacturers’ Association (Zitma) has secured $5 million to train Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) officials in identifying fabrics at the country’s ports of entry, amid claims the taxmen were incapacitated to differentiate them. In an interview with NewsDay, Zitma secretary-general, Raymond Huni said they have approached the Finance ministry and Zimra over the matter. ...
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Business

ZIMBABWE’S manufacturing sector capacity utilisation dropped by 2,3 percentage points to 45,1% in 2017 from 47,4% last year weighed down by cost and shortage of raw materials, low local demand and foreign currency shortages. ...
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News

Namibia recorded fewer cases of rhino and elephant poaching this year compared to recent years, the southern African nation’s Environment and Tourism minister said on Monday. ...
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BENDE Clinic, the first of several clinics developed under the End Malaria Campaign, is set to be handed over to communities in Nyanga today. ...
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The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has reportedly shelved plans to award a nearly $10 million portable toilet tender to Sanitation Services for use during the 72-day voter registration blitz, following an exposé by NewsDay. ...
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A 37-YEAR-OLD man from Mkoba in Gweru has been fined $150 for assaulting his 13-year-old step-son, accusing him of failing to pay school fees yet he had been given. ...
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News

The two rival camps of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) led by Tendai Biti and Lucia Matibenga have clashed over ownership of the party name and symbols. ...
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THE Chris Mutsvangwa-led executive of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans’ Association (ZNLWVA) says it has made peace with former chairperson, Jabulani Sibanda, having vilified him for claiming that First Lady Grace Mugabe had staged a “bedroom coup”. ...
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Former Education minister Aeneas Chigwedere has agreed to undergo paternity tests with his son Mangwiza at any laboratory of the latter’s choice in order to put to rest a witchcraft saga which has been dragging before the courts for a long time now. ...
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THE People’s Rainbow Coalition (PRC) led by former Vice-President Joice Mujuru has announced plans to unveil its 2018 election campaign strategies in Bulawayo on Friday next week following its launch in Harare last week . ...
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News

Villagers at Manzou Farm in Mazowe, who were evicted to pave way for the expansion of First Lady Grace Mugabe’s business empire, have defied odds and delivered a collective two tonnes of maize in a practical demonstration of their commitment to serious farming. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials

FOREIGN Affairs minister Walter Mzembi’s new focus to push for commercial diplomacy by engaging Zimbabwe’s Western foes to ensure the restoration of strong relations is heartening and timely. ...
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News

Karoi was plunged into mourning at the weekend following the death of budding Afro-pop musician Reason Makurumidze, popularly known as Tsode, in an accident on Saturday afternoon, about 10km north of the town during a joyride. ...
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Slider Sport

Zimbabwe national cricket team coach, Heath Streak has said the team’s failure to put up a big first innings total cost them the first Test against West Indies, which they lost by 117 runs at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo on Tuesday. ...
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Mutasa Central MP, Trevor Saruwaka’s application seeking to challenge his ejection from the National Assembly for wearing a jacket with the country’s flag colours, yesterday went up in smoke after it was dismissed by the High Court. ...
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The High Court has confirmed Christopher Mutsvangwa as the legitimate leader of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans’ Association (ZNLWVA), effectively barring Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Mandiitawepi Chimene from claiming leadership of the ex-freedom fighters’ grouping. ...
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News

THERE was chaos at Ndlovu Business Centre in Hwange on Tuesday after a Zanu PF official openly barred opposition activists from Chief Mvuthu’s area from receiving government-sourced maize seed. ...
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Soccer Sport

A much-changed Barcelona made light work of third-tier Real Murcia to take a commanding 3-0 lead into the second leg of their Copa del Rey last 32 tie on Tuesday. ...
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Sport

Lewis Hamilton is a racing certainty to become Britain’s first four-time Formula One world champion and any lingering smidgen of a doubt should be swept away at a coronation in Mexico City on Sunday. ...
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Business Slider

THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor, John Mangudya says foreign currency demand from manufacturers is too much, considering their low exports. ...
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News

NAIROBI — Some parts of Kenya are reeling from the effects of probably the worst drought in the last 20 years. With nearly 3,4 million people food insecure, Kenya’s food security prognosis looks gloomy, with climate change and natural resource depletion set to pose even greater risks in the long term. ...
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Soccer Sport

Manchester City goalkeeper Claudio Bravo was the Premier League leaders’ hero as they beat Championship leaders Wolves in a penalty shootout to book their place in the quarter-finals of the English League Cup on Tuesday. ...
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News Slider

ZANU PF has reportedly resorted to coercing civil servants, particularly teachers, to contribute at least $1 each towards its $8 million extraordinary congress slated for December. ...
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Arts & Culture Slider

ENISIA Mashusha, the founder of all-female dance troupe, Mambokadzi, yesterday said there was need to humanise the entertainment space making it more user-friendly to women in the arts, as most of them end up victims of sexual abuse. ...
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News

Alliance for the People’s Agenda leader and presidential aspirant, Nkosana Moyo will tomorrow meet young people at Moto Republic to discuss his policies as the 2018 elections beckon. ...
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News

A FORM 2 student at Nyamashato Secondary School in Murewa committed suicide last week using a necktie after her boyfriend allegedly dumped her after authorities had threatened to punish the two over their affair. ...
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