Zimbabwe a profitable investment destination: President

Farirai Machivenyika, Harare Bureau ZIMBABWE’s abundant natural resources, youthful population and strategic location as a logistical route make it an ideal and profitable investment destination, President Mnangagwa said yesterday. In a speech read on his behalf by Vice President Constantino Chiwenga during the official opening of the third Zimbabwe-Belarus Business Forum that was held in Harare, […] …
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Polio vaccination campaign begins

Thandeka Moyo-Ndlovu, thandeka.moyo@chronicle.co.zw  THE Mass Polio Vaccination Campaign kicks off across the country today targeting children aged 10 years and below, with Bulawayo Province expected to vaccinate at least 214 000 minors. Polio is a highly infectious disease that largely affects children under five years of age, causing permanent paralysis (approximately 1 in 200 infections) or […] …
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‘Highlanders will be ready for DeMbare’

Innocent Kurira, innocent.kurira@chronicle.co.zw HIGHLANDERS face Dynamos in a rare league opening encounter in the first week of March and assistant coach Try Ncube is confident his charges will be ready for the big game. Ncube and former Warriors striker Agent Sawu were recently appointed as assistant coaches to Zambian Kelvin Kaindu who only received his […] …
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COMMENT: Take your children for polio vaccination

PARENTS must take their children to the designated facilities for the ongoing countrywide Mass Polio Vaccination Campaign to prevent the highly infectious disease. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said there is no cure for polio and that it can only be prevented by immunisation. The polio vaccine, WHO said, given multiple times, can protect […] …
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Bulawayo leads in labour force participation rate

Sikhulekelani Moyo, mskhulekelani16@gmail.com THE Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency, ZimStat has said Bulawayo is leading in labour force participation rate (LFPR) with 66,4 percent followed by Harare with 61,8 percent. In an update on its 2023 fourth quarter labour force survey, ZimStat said labour force participation rate for persons in urban areas was 62,7 percent while for […] …
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WATCH: Diaspora returnee turns champion farmer: ‘I copied the President’s launch, and it’s working’

Peter Matika recently in Makorokoro MR Kuzolunga Ncube Mabuza, a champion farmer in the arid lands of Makorokoro area in Mangwe District, Matabeleland South Provinces, is among the few pacesetters that have seized the business opportunities under the Second Republic’s rural development and industrialisation drive.  With a farm that boasts of livestock production, a massive […] …
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Africa should eliminate terrorism, conflict: President

Fungi Kwaramba in ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia THE African Union (AU) should deploy all efforts towards eliminating terrorism and violent extremism on the continent for sustainable peace, security and development, President Mnangagwa said yesterday. This comes as there are some hotspots of conflict in Africa that pose a threat to the continental aspirations contained in the […] …
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Insimbi ZeZhwane join Zanu-PF

Raymond Jaravaza, raymondjaravaza@gmail.com CROWD pulling rhumba music outfit Insimbi ZeZhwane have officially joined the ruling party Zanu-PF. The trail blazing band, known for their lively performances lost lead vocalist Elvis “Ma Eli” Mathe and band member Thembinkosi “Maviri” Mpofu in an car accident last year. Co-founding lead member Brema, born Meluleki Moyo, is holding fort and […] …
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Focus on sustainability, minister urges business

Sikhulekelani Moyo, mskhulekelani16@gmail.com GOVERNMENT has challenged local businesses to mainstream environmental sustainability in their operations and respond to changing market dynamics in line with the increasing consumer awareness and demand for sustainable products and services. Speaking at a recent Diplomat Business Networking Club Breakfast Meeting, Industry and Commerce Minister, Dr Sithembiso Nyoni said collective efforts […] …
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WATCH: Six-days of free optometric services

Flora Fadzai Sibanda, florafadzaisibz@gmail.com FOR the past 26 years, a retired optometrist from Denmark, Mr Finn Juncker, has spent the month of love expressing appreciation to the people of Zimbabwe by offering free eye check-ups and treatment (optometric) services to the elderly and people living with albinism. This year Mr Juncker has partnered with Bulawayo South […] …
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