• National roads conditions survey funding lagging: Zinara

    THE Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) says funding for the National Roads Conditions Survey undertaken earlier this year is lagging behind amid early estimates that $5 billion is required to rehabilitate the country’s road network

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  • MDC-T gears for 17th anniversary celebrations

    THE opposition MDC-T holds its 17th anniversary celebrations on Saturday in Bulawayo, with officials saying the event will be low-key owing to the harsh economic climate.

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  • Terror group causes mayhem

    HARARE’s central business district (CBD) descended into chaos yesterday, as suspected Zanu PF youths, masquerading as disgruntled vendors, unleashed a reign of terror against ordinary people and shops—looting and damaging property, as they engaged in, on the face of it, running battles with the police.

    Top: Police fired teargas to disperse pedestrians along George Silundika Avenue in Harare yesterday. Bottom: People milling around shops that had been closed during the “violent protest” in Harare’s CBD yesterday.
  • Mhofu meets Bambo

    ZPC Kariba coach Sunday “Mhofu” Chidzambwa has been afforded another opportunity to get the better of Harare City’s Moses “Bambo” Chunga after the two football teams were paired against each other in the quarter-finals of the Chibuku Super Cup tournament, in a draw conducted in Gweru yesterday.

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  • MaNgwenya wows UK carnival fans

    MBIRA songstress MaNgwenya — as former urban grooves musician Diana Samkange is now known — yesterday said her performance at the Rotheram Carnival held in the United Kingdom on September 24 confirmed her as a top act in the music business.

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  • Cable thief electrocuted, amputated, jailed
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    A 27-YEAR-OLD Marondera man will rue the day he decided to steal live electric copper cables after he was sentenced to an effective 10-year jail term for theft, in addition to losing his arm while committing the offence.

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    India distances itself from Mugabe’s UN pull-out threat

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe will not get India’s support in his audacious bid to pull out of the United Nations and form a new global organisation.

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    $460k fraud saga: Registrar of Companies official testifies

    A REGISTRAR of Companies official yesterday testified at the Harare Magistrates’ Court in a case in which a Harare businesswoman and her son are accused of swindling $460 000 from a local businessman.

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    MDC-T gears for 17th anniversary celebrations

    THE opposition MDC-T holds its 17th anniversary celebrations on Saturday in Bulawayo, with officials saying the event will be low-key owing to the harsh economic climate.

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    Mines Amendment Bill aims to plug externalisation

    THE Mines and Minerals Amendment Bill will put in place measures to stop externalising money through a clause which stipulates that mining title holders must bank in Zimbabwe, an official has said. (more…)

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    Udcorp audits milking us: Kwekwe

    KWEKWE City Council is at odds with the Urban Development Corporation (Udcorp), accusing the government body of incompetence and milking the local authority, a year after it produced a damning audit report alleging nearly $1 million could have been stolen from council.

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    Robbery case takes drugs twist

    A LAWYER representing Eddie Zviitwa in the trial where he is alleged to have stolen $85 000, yesterday claimed what was at the centre of the matter were drugs and gold rather than cash, as the case took a new twist.

  • Top: Police fired teargas to disperse pedestrians along George Silundika Avenue in Harare yesterday. Bottom: People milling around shops that had been closed during the “violent protest” in Harare’s CBD yesterday.
    Terror group causes mayhem

    HARARE’s central business district (CBD) descended into chaos yesterday, as suspected Zanu PF youths, masquerading as disgruntled vendors, unleashed a reign of terror against ordinary people and shops—looting and damaging property, as they engaged in, on the face of it, running battles with the police.

  • National roads conditions survey funding lagging: Zinara
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    THE Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) says funding for the National Roads Conditions Survey undertaken earlier this year is lagging behind amid early estimates that $5 billion is required to rehabilitate the country’s road network

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  • It is important to establish mutually designed accountabilities and let farmers live up to their abilities as competent food producers
    African agriculture requires serious disruptive thinkers

    If African agriculture is to be truly transformative, there is need for disruptive thinkers who can revisit boundaries between smallholder and large scale farmers. These boundaries have extended from physical (size of land) to the mind-set, creating unsustainable mental blockages.

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    Fidelity PAT down 66% on rising claims

    FIDELITY Life Assurance of Zimbabwe Limited posted a profit after tax of $985 253 for the half-year ended June 30, 2016 compared to $2,9 million recorded same period last year on the back of an increase in net claims and benefits.

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

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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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    Govt moves to boost gold mining

    GOVERNMENT will be gazetting the deregistration of close to 8 million hectares in reserved gold mining areas in all the provinces in a bid to encourage formal participation in the gold mining sector.

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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.

  • Masomere eyes FC Platinum upset
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    Border Strikers coach Luke Masomere has backed his team to deal a blow to FC Platinum’s chances of winning the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League title when the two team clash at Dulivhadzimu Stadium this afternoon.

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    Chapungu hold PSL title key

    Air Force of Zimbabwe side Chapungu might be nowhere near the action in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League title tussle, but they might actually hold the key to the destiny of the championship.

  • Zim A captain Malcolm Waller will demand a better show with the bat from his side in their match against Pakistan A today
    Zim A seek series leveller

    After losing the first of five one-day internationals against visiting Pakistan A, Zimbabwe A will look to bounce back when the two teams clash in the second cricket match at Harare Sports Club this morning.

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    Mhofu meets Bambo

    ZPC Kariba coach Sunday “Mhofu” Chidzambwa has been afforded another opportunity to get the better of Harare City’s Moses “Bambo” Chunga after the two football teams were paired against each other in the quarter-finals of the Chibuku Super Cup tournament, in a draw conducted in Gweru yesterday.

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

    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.

  • Untikolotshi for Intwasa Arts Festival
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    A PLAY produced by Theatre for Everyone, titled Untikolotshi, which has been making waves in Bulawayo, is set to be among the highlights at Intwasa Arts Festival KoBulawayo, which roars to life today.

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    Hlongwane, Makhabane headline Zimpraise festival

    JOYOUS Celebration founder, Jabu Hlongwane, and another South African gospel musician, Sipho Makhabane, will headline Zimpraise’s music summer festival set for Harare from October 6 to 8.

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    MaNgwenya wows UK carnival fans

    MBIRA songstress MaNgwenya — as former urban grooves musician Diana Samkange is now known — yesterday said her performance at the Rotheram Carnival held in the United Kingdom on September 24 confirmed her as a top act in the music business.

  • Alick Macheso
    Macheso featured on Pengaudzoke album

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

  • Silvanos Mudzvova
    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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    Takura kicks off tour in style

    HIGH-riding hip-hop artiste, Takura, kicked off his national and international tour in style with a show at Gweru’s Club Eclipse on Friday before taking his act to Bulawayo’s Horizon Night Club the following night.

  • Adquate Sounds celebrate after emerging this year’s ultimate winner at the annual  music showcase, Chibuku Road to Fame on Saturday at Glamis Stadium in Harare
    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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