Byo interface rally preps begin

Nqobile Tshili Chronicle Correspondent ZANU-PF Bulawayo province will host the Presidential Youth Interface Rally at White City Stadium in the last week of September, the party has said. The province is targeting to raise about $50 000 for the event and wants to attract more than 50 000 people. Zanu-PF Youth League Bulawayo provincial chairperson Cde Anna…
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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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Cotton firms under probe

Jeffrey Gogo and Martin Kadzere AGRICULTURE, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development Minister Joseph Made has threatened to bring all cotton marketing activities under Government control to prevent smuggling and side marketing by private firms, accused of causing disorderly marketing. In an interview this week, Dr Made said his ministry had also opened investigations into allegations that…
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Bid to sell pangolin backfires for quartet

Sheillah Mapani Herald Reporter Four people were arrested recently in Harare for attempting to sell a pangolin in contravention of the law on trade in endangered species. A pangolin is defined as a “toothless mammal of southern Africa and Asia having a body covered with horny scales and a long snout for feeding on ants and…
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Alexio, Diana celebrate friendship at Bar Rouge

Arts Correspondent— Alexio Kawara and Diana Samkange have something in common — they entered the music scene as urban grooves singers and have both evolved to traditional contemporary style. While other urban grooves musicians fell by the wayside when the genre lost popularity, Alexio and Diana refused to sink with the ship. They are among musicians…
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Drug-resistant HIV puts strain on national stocks

Paidamoyo Chipunza Senior Health Reporter— Increased cases of drug resistant HIV are contributing to shortages of Abacavier, a drug given to HIV positive people, who would have failed or reacted to initial drug combinations, thereby exerting pressure on traditional stocks of the drug. Secretary for Health and Child Care Dr Gerald Gwinji said in an interview yesterday…
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DEMBARE STILL THE KINGS

Robson Sharuko Senior Sports Editor— DYNAMOS have been the kings in the first 25 years of the domestic Premiership although the spell they used to cast on the league in the ‘80s — in which they enjoyed total dominance — has been weakened by a fierce challenge from their biggest rivals Highlanders and CAPS United. The Glamour…
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Zera closes in on illegal fuel imports

Business Reporter— THE Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority has moved closer to ending smuggling of fuel into Zimbabwe following the close of window yesterday for submission of private tenders for marking of all imported fuel. Marking of fuel, Zera said, will make it easy to detect all irregular fuel imports, which will compel dealers to declare petroleum…
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