President mourns Gogo Muzenda, Rutanhire

Abigail Mawonde and Nyemudzai Kakore— President Mugabe has described Vice President Simon Muzenda’s widow, Maud, as “an epitome of African motherhood” and branded national hero Cde George Rutanhire “a giant of the struggle” as he grieved over their deaths.Amai Muzenda died on Tuesday, while Cde Rutanhire passed on on Saturday. Said President Mugabe in a statement…
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February 21 declared National Youth Day

Herald Reporters Government yesterday declared February 21 the Robert Mugabe National Youth Day in honour of the veteran Pan Africanist. The declaration is a culmination of years of advocacy and petitioning made by founders of the 21st February Movement and consequently by the Zanu-PF Youth League. Speaking to journalist yesterday, Zanu-PF secretary for Administration and…
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Regional industrialisation core on Sadc indaba agenda

From Lovemore Ranga Mataire in Pretoria, South Africa— The SADC Council of Ministers meeting, which kicked off on Tuesday has placed regional industrialisation at the centre of its agenda. In a media briefing, South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Maite-Nkoana Mashabane said the Council of Ministers received progress reports on actions undertaken by the…
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Cellphone levy boosts health

Paidamoyo Chipunza and Ropafadzo Ndangariro The country’s national drug stocks are expected to improve in a few weeks following an injection of $4 million every month by Government, specifically for drug procurement, Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa has said. Speaking after the Natpharm board of directors annual general meeting in Harare last…
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Opposition coalition in disarray

Sydney Kawadza Senior Reporter PLANS by opposition forces to coalesce and unseat Zanu-PF in harmonised elections next year are facing serious hurdles after the MDC-Alliance and Coalition for Democrats yesterday held separate meetings in Harare. People’s Democratic Party secretary-general Dr Gorden Moyo confirmed there was no coalition as yet among opposition parties. This was despite MDC-T…
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Zanu-PF to flex mobilisation muscle in Mat South

Felex Share Senior Reporter— Zanu-pf continues flexing its mobilisation muscle, with President Mugabe tomorrow visiting Matabeleland South Province for his sixth meeting with the youths. Read More….. Zanu-PF flexes mobilisation muscle  Manicaland readies to host President Youths defend territory President’s Masvingo Youth interface slated for June 30 Opposition in panic mode at President’s popularity Mutare rally…
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NRZ gets $400m lifeline

Takunda Maodza and Thupeyo Muleya— The State Procurement Board (SPB) has awarded a $400 million tender for the revival of the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) to a consortium comprising Transnet and the Diaspora Infrastructure Development Group, throwing a lifeline to the parastatal seen as a key enabler to economic revival.At least 88 companies across…
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Call to conquer scientific, technology frontiers

Mabasa Sasa in TEHRAN, Iran— President Mugabe has urged young Zimbabweans to conquer the frontier of new scientific and technological knowledge to develop their nation. Addressing Zimbabwean students here on Monday night, President Mugabe challenged youths to push the boundaries in the quest for excellence, rallying the nation to disprove the notion that black people…
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Landmark ruling for fired thousands

Daniel Nemukuyu Senior Court Reporter— THOUSANDS of workers who were fired on three months’ notice without their consent after the 2015 Zuva Petroleum judgment, are now entitled to reinstatement or payment of damages after the Labour Court ruled that they were unlawfully dismissed. In a landmark judgment, head of the Labour Court bench Justice Gladys…
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