Presidential garden flourishes in Mat South village

Nqobile Tshili, Chronicle Reporter FOR the first time in their lives, villagers in Jinjika village in Mangwe District, Matabeleland South, have opened bank accounts to receive payments for their efforts at Sekusile-Makorokoro Nutrition Garden, a project falling under the Presidential Rural Development Scheme. On December 15 last year, President Mnangagwa launched the Presidential Rural Development […] …
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Chevrons crumble to 70 all out

Sri Lanka 254 for 9 (Nissanka 55, Asalanka 52, Ngarava 2-46) beat Zimbabwe 70 (Kaitano 19, Vandersay 4-10) by 184 runs Sri Lanka’s bowlers ran rampant in the early overs of Zimbabwe’s chase reducing the opposition to 20 for 3, then 31 for 5, and eventually 70 all out, decimating their hopes of chasing down […] …
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A sweet, juicy deal for our farmers

The local citrus growing sector got the shot it needed when the Government struck an agreement with China for the export of fruits to the Asian giant. This had been in the works since 2015 when Zimbabwe approached China seeking a market for Shashi Citrus smallholder farmers’ produce. After Zimbabwe’s approach, China requested for pest […] …
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Water rationing despite good rains?

Nqobile Tshili, Chronicle Reporter BULAWAYO’S supply dams have received insignificant inflows since the start of the rainy season and the local authority has said if the situation does not improve the city faces water challenges ahead. The municipality yesterday released statistics on water inflows showing that the most critical dam to the city, Umzingwane is […] …
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Veteran musician Zex Manatsa dies

Harare Bureau VETERAN musician and songwriter Zex Manatsa, 78, succumbed to cancer yesterday afternoon. The Tea Hobvu hit-maker died at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals where he had been admitted as he was battling multiple myeloma, a cancer of plasma cells. His son, Tendai, confirmed the news and said it was saddening for the family, fans […] …
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Travel restrictions cause drop in Byo TB cases

Thandeka Moyo-Ndlovu, Senior Health Reporter BULAWAYO has recorded a decrease in new tuberculosis and drug resistant TB cases over the past year owing to travel restrictions necessitated by Covid-19. A majority of new cases emanate from returning residents who stay or work in neighbouring South Africa, which has the highest TB prevalence in the world. […] …
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Violent death over US$5 snooker bet

Bongani Ndlovu, Online Reporter A dispute during a game of snooker ended in tragedy in Bulawayo after a player allegedly slit his rival’s throat following a misunderstanding over a US$5 winner-takes-all game he had lost. The gruesome killing happened on Wednesday night at around 11.30PM. Arnold Mlalazi from Mahatshula was stabbed by a man only […] …
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