Security related ministries to gobble $61 billion, poor to get 5kg maize seed

Security related ministries to gobble $61 billion, poor to get 5kg maize seed

By Alois Vinga FINANCE Minister Mthuli Ncube Thursday allocated a combined $61.4 billion towards the three key security ministries while ...
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Coronavirus

Covid-19 bugged Chinhoyi High sends SOS as residents urged vigilance

Covid-19 bugged Chinhoyi High sends SOS as residents urged vigilance

By James Muonwa, Mashonaland West Correspondent HARD-HIT by a shocking 57 pupils that have tested positive for Covid-19, Chinhoyi High School has issued a distress call to government, private sector and non-governmental organisations to chip in with resources to curtail the further spread of the deadly viral disease. The school, ...

Zimbabwe

Women turn to mining to escape economic hardship - union

Women turn to mining to escape economic hardship – union

/ Zimbabwe
By Staff Reporter CONTINUED economic challenges being experienced in the country have forced more local women to go into mining as a means of escaping hardship. This was said by a miners’ union in a Tuesday statement to mark the commencement of 16-Days of Activism against gender-based violence. In his ...

Courts & Crime

Harare mayor Jacob Mafume arrested

Harare mayor Jacob Mafume arrested

/ Courts & Crime, News Headlines
By Staff Reporter HARARE mayor Jacob Mafume was Wednesday arrested by police on charges which were not immediately clear to the media. His party, MDC Alliance announced the arrest in a statement. “In yet another case of persecution and weaponisation of the law against MDC Alliance members, Harare Mayor [Jacob ...

Trending

Meghan suffered miscarriage, narrates 'pain and grief'

Meghan suffered miscarriage, narrates ‘pain and grief’

/ News Headlines, Trending
BBC The Duchess of Sussex has revealed she had a miscarriage in July, writing in an article of feeling "an almost unbearable grief". "I knew, as I clutched my firstborn child, that I was losing my second," Meghan said in a piece for the New York Times. She went on ...

Business

Call for realistic financing sources, shared vision ahead of NDS1 rollout

Call for realistic financing sources, shared vision ahead of NDS1 rollout

/ Business, Economy, News Headlines
By Alois Vinga ECONOMISTS have urged authorities to secure realistic sources of financing, citizens buy-in as well as set practical targets ahead of the implementation of new government economic blueprint, National Development Strategy 1 (NDS) policy. Launched a fortnight ago, NDS1 is expected to run between 2021 and 2025 with ...

Showbiz, Arts & Culture

Mom wants celebrity burial for Moana, could be barred from cemetery

Mom wants celebrity burial for Moana, could be barred from cemetery

By Mary Taruvinga HIGH Court judge, Pisirayi Kwenda has reserved his judgement in a case in which mother to the late fitness model, Mitchell ‘Moana’ Amuli is seeking involvement in the burial process of her daughter. Moana died in tragic circumstances 8 November when late businessman and socialite Genius ‘Ginimbi’ ...

Sports

Mapeza rallies FC Platinum charges ahead of Mozambique test

Mapeza rallies FC Platinum charges ahead of Mozambique test

/ Football, News Headlines, Sport
By Sports Reporter FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza is targeting a positive start when his side kicks off its 2020-2021 CAF Champions League campaign with a tricky preliminary round first leg encounter against Mozambique champions Costa do Sol at the Zimpeto Stadium in Maputo on Saturday. Addressing a press conference ...

Health & Community

Court Bars Chiwenga From Interfering With Nurses' Work Conditions

Court Bars Chiwenga From Interfering With Nurses’ Work Conditions

/ Health & Community, News Headlines
By Staff Reporter NURSES have scored a major victory against Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, after the High Court Friday barred the substantive health minister from forcing the health workers to return to full-time shift work. Nurses in public hospitals and clinics early this month approached the High Court through the ...

Africa & World

Uganda Grants Bobi Wine Bail As Protest Death Toll Rises To 37

Uganda Grants Bobi Wine Bail As Protest Death Toll Rises To 37

/ Africa, News Headlines
Reuters KAMPALA: Ugandan pop star and presidential candidate Bobi Wine, whose arrest this week triggered protests that led to at least 37 deaths, was released on bail on Friday after being charged with holding rallies likely to spread the coronavirus. The violence comes as campaigns kick-off ahead of January elections ...

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