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Mash Central seized with roads infrastructure rehab

25th April 2017 0

Road authorities in Mashonaland Central are currently seized with the rehabilitation of road infrastructure damaged due to the heavy rains experienced this season. The heavy rains experienced this season across the country left a trail […]

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I have nothing to do with Gen Mujuru death: Kasukuwere

24th April 2017 0

MASVINGO –The embattled Zanu PF national political commissar and Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Saviour Kasukuwere has vehemently refuted social media reports that he was the last person to see General […]

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Biometrics: ZEC blocks opposition expert

24th April 2017 0

THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has barred the Zimbabwe Political Parties Dialogue Forum (ZPPDF) from partaking in the Biometric Voter Registration kit testing pilot project. ZPPDF is a technical partner of the opposition National Electoral […]

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Gumbo savages opposition coalition

24th April 2017 0

HARARE – Zimbabwe People First official Mr Rugare Gumbo has blasted the Memorandum of Understanding between the MDC-T and two other opposition parties saying it would fail since it was exclusionary and opportunistic. The MDC-T […]

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Mandiwanzira’s sister dies

24th April 2017 0

Information, Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services Minister Supa Mandiwanzira’s sister Loveness Susan has died. Loveness (44), the third born in Minister Mandiwanzira’s family, succumbed to pancreatic cancer at her home in London on Saturday. […]

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Moyo digs-in to defend friend Kasukuwere

25th April 2017 0

HIGHER and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo yesterday threw his weight behind his beleaguered colleague, Saviour Kasukuwere, who faces accusations of abusing his Zanu PF commissariat position to set up parallel structures in a bid […]

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Zanu PF infighting: Guns turned back on Moyo

24th April 2017 0

ZANU-PF Matabeleland North Province is working to censure Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo over allegations of, among others, working with under fire National Commissar Saviour Kasukuwere in setting […]

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Man jailed for assaulting lawyer

25th April 2017 0

A man has been jailed eight months here for assaulting a lawyer who had successfully applied for rescission of a judgment granted in favour of his relative. Tawanda Munyayi (35) of Mucheke suburb confronted Masvingo […]

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RBZ receives 400 money laundering cases

24th April 2017 0

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe received over 400 cases of suspicious transactions linked to money laundering in the financial services sector in the second half of last year. This is contained in the bi-annual report […]

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Govt sets up $18mln facility for Bulawayo firms

25th April 2017 0

HARARE,– Government has set up a $18 million facility to capacitate three Bulawayo companies to produce mining equipment, Industry and Commerce Minister Mike Bimha said on Monday. Bimha told journalists on Monday the three firms […]

Business

Zuva ruling; experts draft Labour Amendment Act

24th April 2017 0

MASVINGO – Law experts have completed Labour Amendment Zero Draft Bill 2017 one of whose main objectives is to repeal Number 5 of 2015, a piece of legislation that brought free for all dismissals resulting […]

Business

Bakers mull bread price increase

24th April 2017 0

BAKERS have hinted on an increase in the price of bread and other flour products following a rise in the prices of bread flour of between 10-25 percent as a result of nostro liquidity challenges. […]

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ZIMRA beats first quarter revenue target

20th April 2017 0

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s tax agency said on Thursday it had collected $862 million in the first quarter of 2017, exceeding its target by 6 percent, helped by automated operations and improved compliance among businesses. […]

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Five myths about mosquitoes and malaria

25th April 2017 0

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Nearly half of the world’s population is at risk of malaria, which is caused by parasites transmitted through the bites of infected mosquitoes. Global efforts cut the malaria death toll […]

Health & Fitness

Zimbabwean nurse thrives in war zone

25th April 2017 0

Nurses shuffle into the emergency room – an army of white coats, with hopeful, patient smiles. They stand in around the bed as they look at the wounded civilian whose legs have to be amputated to […]

Health & Fitness

Nurses lose cash to fraudsters

24th April 2017 0

Scores of nurses in and around Harare have lost their hard earned cash in the past weeks to fake employment agents after being promised lucrative salaries and other benefits, The Herald has learned. The con […]

Health & Fitness

Is sex good exercise?

16th April 2017 0

It’s sweaty, sure. But is a roll in the hay as good as a round in the gym? Sex isn’t only a pleasurable experience, with some reports claiming the act also has health benefits that […]

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How the new ‘lip tattoo’ is done

16th April 2017 0

Don’t think old school permanent makeup – tinted lips are completely different. After the ’80s permanent makeup was basically the opposite of cool. But the new semi-permanent lip tint is nothing like the old-school lip […]

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SA is making a ‘historic mistake

26th April 2017 0

Proponents of the mantra of “radical economic empowerment” have found a new argument to the question whether it would destroy the South African economy as has happened in Venezuela and Zimbabwe: black South Africans might […]

Economic Analysis

Reform or perish, experts tell government

25th April 2017 0

HARARE – Amid the embarrassing news that Zimbabwe has now been officially ranked as the poorest country in Africa, economic experts say the government has no choice but to introduce much-needed policy reforms to resuscitate […]

Economic Analysis

Zimbabwe needs reforms, not just bond notes: IMF

24th April 2017 0

HARARE – Zimbabwe needs a comprehensive policy package and structural reforms to address the fiscal challenges which the introduction of bond notes alone cannot solve, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. The introduction of […]

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Sex, erectile dysfunction and depression – how to cope

19th April 2017 0
It’s often said that sex isn’t important until you’re not having any. Clinical depression affects all aspects of our lives, most notably our moods, interactions and personal relationships. While some patients become hypersexualised, the majority [...]

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Improving Financial Inclusion in South Africa

22nd April 2017 0

This is our second and final publication on sustainable financial inclusion. In the first, we unveiled a new framework—one that is both comprehensive and practical—to help executives, policymakers, and officials improve financial inclusion. (See How to […]

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The shadow hanging over central bank control

16th April 2017 0

Every few decades or so, the world of central banking turns upside down. Over the last 100 years we had systems in which central banks targeted a fixed conversion rate to gold, the supply of […]

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Maths demand causes crisis

24th April 2017 0
MASVINGO – The ‘O’ Level English and Maths mandatory entry requirement introduced for all courses at the beginning of this year has caused serious crisis as enrolments at Polytechnics plunged to 40% with some departments [...]

Dokora Makes U-Turn On Goat Currency

22nd April 2017 0
Harare,– Primary and Secondary Education minister Lazarus Dokora has denied directing schools to accept livestock as alternative forms of payment by cash-strapped parents. Dokora was quoted in the State controlled Sunday Mail newspaper this week [...]

Qualified teachers shun Binga

18th April 2017 0
THE Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Local Government has disclosed that qualified teachers, mostly from other regions, were shunning teaching in Binga district due to lack of accommodation and poor infrastructure at the over 80 satellite [...]

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Will Autonomous Driving Kill the Sports Car?

24th April 2017 0
The robot drivers are coming. Virtually every brand in the auto industry is bragging about its autonomous driving capabilities. In four years, some Fords will even skip the steering wheel entirely. But at least two big [...]

Vettel wins Bahrain Grand Prix for Ferrari

16th April 2017 0
Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel won the Bahrain Grand Prix to go seven points clear at the top of the Formula One standings on Sunday, with Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton staging a late charge to finish second. [...]

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