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Council swoops on defaulters property

24th August 2016 0

AT least 350 residents had their vehicles and household property attached and auctioned after failing to pay bills and settle their debts as Harare City Council battles to recover nearly $500 million owed in unpaid […]

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Zimbabwe

Apostolic women campaign against child marriages

23rd August 2016 0

HARARE – Women in apostolic churches, through the Apostolic Women Empowerment Trust (Awet), are spearheading a campaign against child-marriages. Awet — an inter-apostolic church organisation created to advance adolescents and women’s issues in apostolic churches […]

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Zimbabwe

54 escape burning bus

23rd August 2016 0

FIFTY-FOUR passengers travelling on a Proliner Luxury Bus from Johannesburg, South Africa, cheated death when the vehicle went up in flames near Chivhu along the Harare-Beitbridge highway yesterday morning. Goods worth thousands of dollars were […]

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Parliament too dirty and stuffy – Thabitha Khumalo

23rd August 2016 0

HARARE – Controversial Bulawayo East legislator and MDC-T National Deputy spokesperson Thabitha Khumalo yesterday stormed out of Parliament citing that the environment was too dirty posing a serious threat to her health. By Portia Sigauke […]

Politics

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Politics

Human Rights Defenders criminalised in Zimbabwe

23rd August 2016 0

JOHANNESBURG – Zimbabwe human rights activist and Director of Peace Project, Jestina Mukoko says human right’s activists in the country are criminalised. Mukoko was speaking at the 39th International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) congress […]

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Zimbabwe opposition parties want to meet Mugabe

23rd August 2016 0

HARARE – Opposition political parties and civic organisations in Zimbabwe have requested an urgent meeting with embattled President Robert Mugabe over the deepening economic crisis in the country. Addressing journalists on Monday at the end […]

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Politics

‘West plots regime change in Sadc,’ says Chombo

23rd August 2016 0

Liberation movements in Southern Africa are aware of machinations by former colonisers to destabilise the region through several means, Zanu-PF secretary for administration Ignatius Chombo has said. Among other tricks, Chombo said, the erstwhile enemies […]

World News

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World

Nigerian air force kills top Boko Haram militants

23rd August 2016 0

Nigeria’s air force said it had killed some senior Boko Haram militants and possibly fatally wounded their overall leader in a raid on the Islamists’ northeast heartland. Government planes attacked the fighters in the village […]

Crime & Courts

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Crime & Courts

Take away food sells out paedophile

24th August 2016 0

A 24 YEAR-OLD mechanic who was allegedly having sex with a 13-year-old Entumbane High School pupil, was sold out by take away food that he bought for her. The court heard on Monday that the […]

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Crime & Courts

Court clears Magaya

24th August 2016 0

A KWEKWE coroner has cleared Prophetic Healing and Delivery (PHD) leader Prophet Walter Magaya, his church and the police of any wrongdoing following the death of 11 people in a stampede at the end of […]

Business & Economics

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Business

Exide to increase production to 30 000 monthly

24th August 2016 0

ZIMBABWE’S sole automotive and industrial batteries manufacturer, Exide Express, has acquired a consignment of machinery that will see it improving its production capacity from 20 000 batteries a month to 30 000 units. Exide Express, […]

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Business

Zimbabwe: South African retailers’ woes

23rd August 2016 0

Star Ndlovu, a 28-year-old Zimbabwean who lives in SA, purchases groceries for his family at Shoprite in this country for R1,500. He considers that more reasonable than sending money home. “In Zimbabwe there is the […]

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Business

‘Imports ban will fuel smuggling’

23rd August 2016 0

HARARE – Industry has said government’s recent import restrictions are going to fuel more smuggling into the country, amid indications that Zimbabwe lost an estimated $1 billion to the scourge last year. Consumer Council of […]

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Health & Fitness

As AIDS money shrinks, who loses?

24th August 2016 0

As the global public health community gathered in the South African city of Durban this week to talk about the end of AIDS, they were greeted with news that annual international support for combatting the […]

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Health & Fitness

Outcry over medical revenue loss

23rd August 2016 0

MEDICAL doctors are concerned about potential revenue they and the country are losing when patients travel to seek treatment abroad and have implored the Government to develop infrastructure to retain patients. Speaking at the Zimbabwe […]

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Style & Fashion

Zimbabwe Fashion Week 2016 called off

22nd August 2016 0

HARARE – Zimbabwe Fashion International (ZFI) announced in June that the annual Zimbabwe Fashion Week (ZFW), Zimbabwe’s biggest fashion event, will not be held this year. In a press statement, ZFI, said it would ‘bridge […]

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Economic Analysis

Building Africa’s Knowledge Economy

22nd August 2016 0

Development economists often differ with one another, but they agree on this: the knowledge economy will be the foundation of every nation’s progress in the twenty-first century. Yet while East Asia and other regions have […]

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Research Papers

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Research Papers

African Resistance to Colonial Rule

23rd August 2016 0

While African resistance to European colonialism is often thought of in terms of a white and black/European and African power struggle, this presumption underestimates the complex and strategic thinking that Africans commonly employed to address […]

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Research Papers

Command Agriculture in Zimbabwe: Analysis

23rd August 2016 0

Ever since 2001, a year after the brutal invasion of Zimbabwe’s commercial farms began, the country has been dependent on vast volumes of international food aid.  Thanks to the generosity of farmers and tax payers […]

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Research Papers

Changing Patterns of Politics in Africa

22nd August 2016 0

Introduction: The last decade and half in Africa’s recent history has been marked by some dramatic and significant developments on the continent’s political terrain. These developments have been as varied as they have been contradictory. […]

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Research Papers

Full Dollarization The Pros and Cons

22nd August 2016 0

The Economic Issues Series aims to make available to a broad readership of nonspecialists some of the economic research being produced on topical issues by the International Monetary Fund. The series draws mainly from IMF […]

Education

Zimbabwe Students Plans Demos Over Worsening Plight

24th August 2016 0
Harare,– The Zimbabwe National Student Union (Zinasu) says it has planned countrywide protests to press government to address the increasingly tough economic conditions which have led to massive university dropouts in recent years. Zinasu president, Alister [...]

Tech@School Expo to be held during Rio-Set

23rd August 2016 0
TechnoMag, a local online tech magazine will hold this year’s edition of Tech@School during the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development’s Research and Intellectual Outputs-Science, Engineering and Technology Expo at the [...]

Wanted: 1 000 Maths, Science teachers

23rd August 2016 0
THERE are 900 Mathematics teacher vacancies in schools and Government has intensified training of such tutors with 1 000 set to be recruited in the next two years. Addressing a graduation ceremony at the Reformed [...]

Zimbabwe students starve in Russia

14th August 2016 0
ZIMBABWEAN students studying in Russia say they are facing starvation and a host of other problems as government fails to pay them living stipends. BY OUR STAFF The students said they were supposed to be [...]

Sports

On fire Mushekwi a doubt for Warriors

24th August 2016 0
Zimbabwe international forward Nyasha Mushekwi has struck a rich vein of form with his Chinese club and there are strong indications he is unlikely to be released for the African Cup of Nations Group L [...]

Chikoko Leaves Bayern for Top French Side

23rd August 2016 0
ZIMBABWE basketball star, Vitalis Chikoko has signed with French topflight side, Élan Béarnais Pau-Lacq-Orthez on a season-long contract after completing a successful six-month stint at German giants Bayern Munich. Élan Béarnais Pau-Lacq-Orthez, who are one [...]

Chiyangwa warns match officials of their conduct

23rd August 2016 0
ZIFA president Philip Chiyangwa who is also the Zimbabwe Referees’ Committee chairperson has challenged match officials to conduct themselves in a professional manner if they are to last the distance. Addressing the referees for the [...]

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Food & Drink

Dietary Salt Intake a Contributing Factor to BP

23rd August 2016 0

Scientific studies have consistently demonstrated that a modest reduction in salt intake lowers blood pressure in people with hypertension and people with normal blood pressure, in all age groups, and in all ethnic groups, although […]

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Ford Ranger pick-up 3.2 TDCi 2016 review

22nd August 2016 0
In just over 12 months, the European market has seen no fewer than six new or updated pick-up trucks arrive. There’s been a fresh Mitsubishi L200, and revised versions of the Nissan Navaraand Toyota Hilux, [...]

New Audi Q2 1.0 TFSI 2016 review

22nd August 2016 0
Order books for the new Audi Q2 small crossover opened in August 2016, and while the familiar 1.4 TFSI petrol and 1.6 TDI diesel are available, there’s also a rather intriguing 1.0-litre petrol on offer. [...]

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