“Creatives should give back to the community” – Kinah The Music

Mbulelo Mpofu, Showbiz Reporter GUITARIST and Afro-pop singer, Kinah The Music (real name Shekinah Ndlovu) says it is a disservice if creatives who are “role models” do not give back to the community. The “Uncertainty” singer said creatives need to play an active role in civic duty. “It’s very critical for us as role models […] …
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Kwekwe to demolish illegal tuck-shops

Michael Magoronga, Midlands Correspondent Kwekwe City Council has given illegal tuck-shop owners an ultimatum to regularise operations or risk their structures being demolished. The ultimatum has also been extended to illegal gas vending stalls that are dotted across the mining town, that pose a danger to the public. In a statement signed by acting director, […] …
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Gokwe woman jailed 18 months for kidnapping 6months old baby

Michael Magoronga, Midlands Correspondent A Gokwe woman has been slapped with an 18 months jail sentence after she stole a 6 month old baby with the intention of deceiving her South Africa based husband. Maria Sibanda of Nyamazana Village under Chief Njelele was convicted by Gokwe magistrate Mr Hillary Ndlovu. Sibanda will however serve twelve […] …
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President gazettes multi-currency system into law

Harare Bureau President Mnangagwa has gazetted Statutory Instrument 118A of 2022 entrenching the multi-currency system as announced by Finance and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube yesterday. The SI is titled Presidential Powers (Temporary Measures) (Amendment of Exchange Control Act) Regulations 2022. The measures will run for the duration of National Development Strategy 1 (January […] …
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Capital markets achieve 100% settlements of trade

Senior Business Reporter THE Securities and Exchange Commission of Zimbabwe (SecZim) says tight monitoring of capital markets has ensured regulatory compliance in the sector, which has achieved 100 percent settlements of trades in 2021. No investor assets were lost during the year, the regulatory authority said, adding that the sector is keen to play a […] …
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Ankela Zex bags ambassador role

Mbulelo Mpofu, Showbiz Reporter June has turned out to be a hot and productive month for Pumula’s resident “landlord” Ankela Zex as he has clinched a brand ambassador role for a funeral service company. The comedian who recently added music to his portfolio with the release of his debut single, “Gabha Bank” is now Umthwakazi […] …
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Antimicrobial resistance is a national threat

Yoliswa Dube-Moyo, Matabeleland South Bureau Chief The evaluation and mitigation of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Zimbabwe requires a holistic and urgent commitment as prudent use of antimicrobials saves human and animal life. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), antimicrobials – including antibiotics, antivirals, antifungals and antiparasitics – are medicines used to prevent and treat […] …
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ZimStats conducts wider industrial survey

Sikhulekelani Moyo, Business Reporter ZIMBABWE Statistics Agency (ZimStat) has embarked on a wider business survey covering several industrial sectors of the economy in a bid to produce comprehensive statistics to assist effective evaluation, assessment and future forecast. In a statement, the statistics agency said the surveys are being conducted under the provisions of the Census […] …
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Four machete armed robbers arrested

Patrick Chitumba, Midlands Bureau Chief FOUR suspected armed robbers who have been using machetes to terrorise Gweru residents have been arrested. Gweru police arrested Tafara Mabika (23), Blessing Chikomba (22, both from Mkoba – Joseph Moyo (22) and Dither Chigondo (26), from Woodlands after they were tipped of by members of the public. The two […] …
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