• Land scam: Councillors, management plead ignorance

    VICTORIA Falls Municipality management has written to the government pleading ignorance of the law after an audit unearthed corrupt land dealings, where the local authority was selling residential stands to councillors for as low as 25% of their value, in violation of government policy.

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  • $2,7bn poverty reduction strategy launched

    GOVERNMENT has launched the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (I-PRSP) for Zimbabwe, which requires $2,7 billion to implement in the period 2016 to 2018.

    Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (I-PRSP) consultant, Jesimen Chipika, presenting the final copy at a local hotel in Harare yesterday
  • Akbay targets 5er

    With Castle Lager Premier Soccer League log leaders FC Platinum showing no signs of loosening their hold of that position, Highlanders coach Erol Akbay believes his team can give themselves the best chance of winning the title by beating the Zvishavane-based side.

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  • Macheso featured on Pengaudzoke album

    SUNGURA kingpin Alick Macheso will feature on Pengaudzoke’s new album to be released soon.

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  • Mugabe’s UN pull-out rant – four reasons why it won’t happen

    You don’t have to be an Einstein to figure out that it costs significant taxpayer resources to fund multilateral organizations. Just do the math! So how does Mugabe hope to fund that organization in his head if he cannot even pay his government’s employees on time, let alone account for stolen diamonds money?

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  • Mliswa demands trial over ministers’ gay storm
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    FORMER Zanu PF Mashonaland West provincial chairperson Temba Mliswa has petitioned the High Court, demanding to be urgently furnished with a trial date in a case where he is being sued by two Cabinet ministers, whom he labelled as gay gangsters.

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    Deeds Registries, Judicial Laws amendment bills set for debate

    THE Deeds Registries Amendment Bill (2016) and the Judicial Laws Amendment Bill are among several pieces of legislation likely to be tabled for debate when the Fourth Session of the Eighth Parliament opens next Tuesday.

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    5 Zanu PF youths die after falling off moving truck

    FIVE Zanu PF youths died, while 30 others were seriously injured on Sunday evening after they fell off a moving haulage truck on their way from a party meeting in Chipinge.

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    ‘Businessman threatens councillors’

    THREE Kwekwe councillors have accused local businessman Grant Hewlett of threatening unspecified action against them after they blocked a land swap deal he wanted to seal with the local authority.

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    Land scam: Councillors, management plead ignorance

    VICTORIA Falls Municipality management has written to the government pleading ignorance of the law after an audit unearthed corrupt land dealings, where the local authority was selling residential stands to councillors for as low as 25% of their value, in violation of government policy.

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    Council gives in to vendors

    BULAWAYO mayor, Martin Moyo yesterday said his council was divided on whether to arrest illegal vendors or adopt a more humane approach of allowing them to operate in the face of high joblessness.

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    Community builds classroom block

    DATATA Primary School in Gwanda recently received a shot in the arm after community members joined hands with a local Christian group, Habakkuk Trust, to construct a classroom block.

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    Bulawayo tables $153m static budget

    Bulawayo City Council yesterday proposed a standstill 2017 budget of $153 million with zero tariff increases, as the city fathers sought to cushion residents against the harsh economic environment coupled with unemployment levels and depressed industrial activity.

  • $2,7bn poverty reduction strategy launched
    Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (I-PRSP) consultant, Jesimen Chipika, presenting the final copy at a local hotel in Harare yesterday

    GOVERNMENT has launched the Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (I-PRSP) for Zimbabwe, which requires $2,7 billion to implement in the period 2016 to 2018.

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    SMEs to attend export awareness seminar

    AT least 20 companies including small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) are expected to attend tomorrow an export awareness seminar on understanding trade agreements in Bulawayo, ZimTrade has said.

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    IPP eyes 2,5MW solar plant

    An independent power producer (IPP) has applied to the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) to construct a 2,5 MW solar photovoltaic power station.

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    Orders go up after govt SI64: CZI

    THE Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) says some sectors have seen orders going up by 50% after government restricted the importation of certain products to boost local industries.

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    NMB, DFI negotiations at advanced stage

    NMBZ Holdings said the legal processes for the $15 million line of credit from two European development finance institutions (DFIs) were still on-going and the money would be accessed at a later stage

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    Zimre Property records 56% profit

    ZIMRE Property Investment Limited has recorded a 56% increase in after tax profit to $571 907 for the half-year ended June 30, 2016 spurred by an increase in revenue and a reduction in staff costs.

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    Dutch investors demand transparency

    DUTCH investors and traders want consistent and transparent policies in place before investing in Zimbabwe, an ambassador has said. Last year, Zimbabwean exports to The Netherlands totalled $66,1 million, which was mostly agricultural products. During the same year, Zimbabwe imported $15,82 million worth of goods, mainly in machinery and chemicals.

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    Specifications development — High risk procurement activity

    Specifications development is mainly influenced by users within an organisation, they determine the attributes of what is suitable to achieve the desired goals. Personal desires can be prioritised at the expense of organisational objectives. There is a danger to favour a product the user wants that might not achieve the desired organisational objectives during the […]

  • Manyuchi silver welterweight title defence date set
    World Boxing Council silver welterweight champion Charles Manyuchi

    Charles Manyuchi’s World Boxing Council (WBC) silver welterweight mandatory title defence fight has been set for November 18, where he will face Russian boxer Dmitry Mikhaylenko in a rematch.

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    Rushwaya, co-accused match-fixing trial resumes

    The trial of former Zifa chief executive officer, Henrietta Rushwaya, board member, Edzai Kasinauyo and former Warriors assistant coach, Nation Dube, accused of plotting to fix Warriors’ matches, resumed at the Harare Magistrates’ Court yesterday, with State witness, Takaendesa Jongwe leading evidence.

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    Harare City add on Tsholotsho misery

    TSHOLOTSHO FC . . . . . 0 HARARE CITY . . . . . (1) 2 HARARE City recovered from two successive league defeats to easily beat Tsholotsho in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Luveve Stadium yesterday, a result that added more relegation worries to the Bulawayo side. (more…)

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    Akbay targets 5er

    With Castle Lager Premier Soccer League log leaders FC Platinum showing no signs of loosening their hold of that position, Highlanders coach Erol Akbay believes his team can give themselves the best chance of winning the title by beating the Zvishavane-based side.

  • Caps United Players Dennis Dauda (left) and Leonard Tsipa celebrate a goal against How Mine at the National Sports Stadium in  Harare yesterday
    3lling Caps

    FIVE matches to go and still we are nowhere near discovering who will win the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League title

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    Rovers, ZPC Kariba share spoils

    MUTARE City Rovers were held to a goalless draw by ZPC Kariba at Sakubva Stadium in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match yesterday.

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    Hwange compound Border woes

    GIFT Mbweti continued with his scoring exploits to help Hwange pick up a win against bottom side Border Strikers in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match played at the Colliery Stadium yesterday.

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    Chicken Inn hold Triangle

    TRIANGLE failed to make home advantage count playing out a draw against Chicken Inn in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match played at Gibbo Stadium yesterday

  • Macheso featured on Pengaudzoke album
    Alick Macheso

    SUNGURA kingpin Alick Macheso will feature on Pengaudzoke’s new album to be released soon.

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    Mudzvova to stage street protest plays

    THEATRE practitioner turned political activist, Silvanos Mudzvova, says he has decided to temporarily shelve stage plays and use the streets as his theatre to mobilise the masses to rise up against President Robert Mugabe.

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    Adequate Sounds for debut recording

    THE influence of Adequate Sounds made the difference at this year’s national finals of Chibuku Road to Fame, as the Budiriro-based sungura group emerged ultimate winners of the competition on Saturday at Glamis Stadium, Harare.

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    Intwasa festival roars to life

    THE 12th edition of Intwasa arts Festival KoBulawayo roars into life today under the theme Expressions, with various performances and curtains will come down on Saturday in Bulawayo.

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    DJ Dino Moran for MUSICA festival

    INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed wheel spinner Dino Moran will this year add sparkle to MUSICA, a local music festival which runs from October 2 to 8 at various venues in Harare

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    Shoko Fest surpasses expectations

    ORGANISERS of the three-day urban arts fete, Shoko Festival have established pole position in the showbiz sector after successfully hosting the sixth edition of the festival that ended yesterday.

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    Video: Paul Matavire’s ‘broken record’

    PAUL Matavire, the late immensely gifted musician, enriched Zimbabwe’s music tradition. Today, one has to part with some dollars to access his songs from online sites like Deezer.com, licensed under Believe Music and The Orchard Music.

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    Zhakata’s Madam Boss breaks record

    ZORA music maestro Leonard “Karikoga” Zhakata’s track, Madam Boss, has broken the Coca-Cola Radio Zimbabwe Top 20 record after pulling an incredible 10 845 listener votes as it topped the charts for over a month, the musician has said.

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