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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Tsvangirai wilts, President blossoms: report

Herald Reporter— PRESIDENT Mugabe would romp to victory if Presidential elections are held tomorrow, respected thinktank, Afrobarometer says in its latest survey results dated May 10, 2017.The Round 7 Survey Results, from fieldwork conducted between January 28 and February 10 this year, reveal that the majority of Zimbabweans, 56 percent, approve of the way President…
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EDITORIAL COMMENT: Youths show the way

President Mugabe yesterday brought the eastern border city of Mutare to a standstill as he moved in with the juggernaut of the Presidential Youth Interface programme. This was the second leg of the massive rallies being spearheaded by the Zanu-PF Youth League, after the first one in Marondera a fortnight ago. Sakubva Stadium was packed to…
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Govt announces paradigm shift on housing

Felex Share and Tendai Mugabe— President Mugabe has called for a paradigm shift in the provision of housing where Government concentrates on building high-rise apartments, instead of expending more land building single-story houses. Speaking at the inaugural, Presidential Youth Interface Meeting at Rudhaka Stadium in Marondera yesterday, President Mugabe said the wanton distribution of land…
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World loses $250bn to disasters annually: UN

From Mabasa Sasa in CANCUN, Mexico— NATURAL and man-made disasters cost the global economy US$250 billion annually, and countries must move from mere talk to robust action to lessen this financial burden and the human toll that accompanies it, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Ms Amina Mohammed has said. She said this as she opened the Global…
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Midlands saga: Kasukuwere under fire

Herald Reporter— EMBATTLED zanu-pf national political commissar Cde Saviour Kasukuwere, has come under fire for trashing the party’s communication channels and procedures after he unilaterally disqualified Cde Pearson Meeting Mbalekwa from contesting the Chiwundura by-elections slated for July 15. Cde Kasukuwere disqualified Cde Mbalekwa via a text message from Mexico where he is accompanying President…
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Kasukuwere shuts out Mbalekwa •primary winner withdraws •pledges to assist runner up

Munyaradzi Musiiwa Midlands Correspondent— Zanu-PF secretary for the Commissariat Cde Saviour Kasukuwere has blocked former Zvishavane legislator Cde Pearson Meeting Mbalekwa from representing the revolutionary party in the Chiwundura National Assembly by-election slated for July 15, saying he had contested the primaries without the blessing of the party. Cde Mbalekwa, on Monday, beat 20 other…
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President reassigns 10 perm secs

Zvamaida Murwira Senior Reporter— PRESIDENT Mugabe has appointed and reassigned, with immediate effect, 10 permanent secretaries to various ministries to enhance the implementation of Government programmes. The appointment and reassignment was announced by Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Dr Misheck Sibanda in a statement yesterday. “It has pleased His Excellency, the President, in…
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President launches billion-dollar projects…amid jubilant scenes

Herald Reporters— ZIMBABWEANS yesterday basked in the glory of the country’s achievements as President Mugabe held a ground-breaking ceremony for the $984 million Beitbridge-Harare Highway and commissioned the $300 million Tokwe-Mukosi Dam, both poised to help turnaround the economy. Thousands of people — among them villagers, politicians and businesspeople — attended both ceremonies, with the…
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President launches billion-dollar projects

Farirai Machivenyika in CHIRUMANZU and George Maponga in CHIVI— PRESIDENT Mugabe yesterday commissioned $1,3 billion mega-projects, with potential to significantly transform the domestic and regional economy. The mega-projects, both a boon to Zim-Asset’s infrastructure and utilities cluster, are the $250 million Tokwe-Mukosi Dam in Chivi and the $1 billion dualisation of the Beitbridge-Harare Highway, the economic…
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