Sekeramayi lauds Chihota community-driven projects

Rutendo Rori Marondera Correspondent Defence Minister and Senator for Marondera-Wedza constituency, Dr Sydney Sekeramayi has applauded the roll-out of community initiated projects in Chihota, Marondera West constituency saying this promotes community development. Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony for Chakadini Clinic in Chihota on Friday last week, Dr Sekeramayi said citizens were the ones who shaped the…
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Teaching professions council on cards

Obert Chifamba Manicaland Bureau A teaching professions council is on the cards to professionalise the education sector, Primary and Secondary Education Minister Dr Lazarus Dokora has said. He said this was in response to recommendations made by President Mugabe when he opened the school heads conference in August this year. Speaking at Mutare Book Fair where he…
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No racism on land ownership: Minister

From Miriam Mangwaya in Chivhu Zimbabwe’s land reform is not racist and serves citizens who adhere to Government policy, Lands and Rural Resettlement Minister Douglas Mombeshora has said. Addressing various stakeholders in Chivhu last week, Minister Mombeshora said anyone could benefit from the programme. He said the issue of land allocation, ownership and acquisition was…
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Book Fair opens in Mutare

Obert Chifamba Manicaland Bureau The Zimbabwe International Book Fair (ZIBF) opens in Mutare today after a four-year hiatus. Primary and Secondary Education Minister Dr Lazarus Dokora will officially open the two-day literary fête that is scheduled to run between today and tomorrow. ZIBF chief executive Mr Blazio Tafireyi yesterday told The Herald that theme of the event would…
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President hits out at Trump

From Munyaradzi Huni in New York, US President Mugabe has said the world is “embarrassed, if not frightened” by what appears to be a return of the biblical Goliath in reference to US President Donald Trump, whose speech at the 72nd Ordinary Session of the United Nations General Assembly seemed to threaten other nations. In…
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Court orders Airzim to reinstate 300 workers

Daniel Nemukuyu Senior Court Reporter The Labour Court has given Air Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd a 60-day ultimatum to either reinstate or pay damages to 300 workers whose contracts were unlawfully terminated on three months’ notice in 2015. Labour Court judge Justice Emilia Muchawa found that although Air Zimbabwe (Airzim) ended the contracts in the spirit of…
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Chinamasa grilled over cash ‘black market’

Zvamaida Murwira Senior Reporter Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa was yesterday taken to task by legislators over Government’s inaction on the illegal sale of scarce cash on the black market. Members of Parliament across the political divide asked the minister why there was no evident effort to prosecute cash dealers whom they claimed acted…
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Grain reserves hit one million tonnes •Activate satellite collection points, GMB told •$390 producer price unchanged

Walter Nyamukondiwa Chinhoyi Bureau— Government has directed the Grain Marketing Board (GMB) to immediately activate satellite collection points to mop up the remaining grain as the Strategic Grain Reserve has hit a million tonnes.GMB has further been directed to work round the clock to facilitate speedy payment of farmers. This comes as Government has already started dispatching…
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President sets BVR exercise in motion

Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter— President Mugabe yesterday officially launched the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) exercise at State House and became the first person to be registered under the new system that will be used in the creation of a new voters’ roll for the 2018 harmonised elections.First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa and…
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