Liberians hail Weah victory

Monrovia — Liberians revelled yesterday in former football star George Weah’s presidential victory, in the country’s first democratic transfer of power in seven decades scarred by civil wars, political assassinations and an Ebola crisis. Weah, idolised in Liberia as “Mister George”, is set to replace Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who took over in 2006 at the… …
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Drug supply improves

Harare Bureau The supply of essential drugs to referral health institutions has improved following procurements done with a ring fenced fund collected from airtime tax, Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa has said. Speaking after touring Natpharm, the country’s pharmaceutical distribution company, in Harare recently, Dr Parirenyatwa said Government had so far received… …
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EDITORIAL COMMENT: New power plant a boost to economy

Our country is on course to electricity self-sufficiency after some 10 years of erratic power supplies. Like most Sadc countries, Zimbabwe was plunged into a power deficit that necessitated load shedding, in 2007.  Growing economies in the early 2000s versus slow investment in new power generation capacity gave rise to the electricity shortage across the… …
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2017 in retrospect

Bongani Ndlovu, Showbiz Correspondent THE year 2017 has been eventful in Zimbabwe’s showbiz scene with many artistes keeping fans on their toes with their various shenanigans on and off the stage. Chronicle Showbiz looks at the major highlights in 2017. Stunner and Olinda Chapel Keeping up with the Chideme’s kicked off the year as Stunner… …
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BOSSO TARGET SNATCHED

Sikhumbuzo Moyo, Senior Sports Reporter HIGHLANDERS have failed to secure the services of Delic Murimba, a promising 17-year-old Hwange attacking midfielder after he was snapped up by Lowveld side Triangle United. While Triangle United coach Taurai Mangwiro claimed negotiations were still in progress, impeccable sources said the Under-20 international youngster, whom the Bulawayo giants had… …
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Davido in no-show: Jah Prayzah disappointed, offers refunds

Bongani Ndlovu, Showbiz Correspondent The much-awaited My Lilly Concert pitting Jah Prayzah and Nigeria’s Davido in Harare was cancelled yesterday with the former saying he was disappointed. Davido’s show with Musoja was supposed to be held last night at Alexandra Sports Club as a make-up one as the Banana hit-maker failed to travel to Zimbabwe… …
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Harare water unsafe — mayor

Innocent Ruwende, Harare Bureau The MDC-T-led Harare City Council has admitted that the water it pumps into residents’ homes may not be safe for human consumption, and advised consumers to exercise caution until such a time that total quality is assured. Borehole water in some of Harare’s high-density suburbs was recently also condemned as unsafe… …
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Mphoko wants exit package

Nqobile Tshili, Chronicle Correspondent FORMER Vice President Mr Phelekezela Mphoko, who was recently fired from Zanu-PF and Government, is engaging the State over his exit package. Mr Mphoko, who lost the top job as the new administration led by President Emmerson Mnangagwa took over following the resignation of ex-President Robert Mugabe last month, has engaged… …
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