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Zim’s Beef Herd Recovers From Recent Droughts

By Alois Vinga ZIMBABWE’s beef herd has registered significant increases from the drought effects experienced in recent years due to availability of stock feed and grazing pastures. Latest statistics from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) reveal the performance of the cattle industry, measured from formal sector slaughters, had improved significantly. Formal sector cattle slaughters

Nutty O

Nutty O Dominates ZIMA Nominations, Again

By Paidashe Mandivengerei ZIMDANCEHALL ace Nutty O is leading this year’s edition of the PPC Zimbabwe Music Awards with seven nominations. The music awards ceremony organisers revealed the nominees list, Thursday. The 2022 edition of the awards ceremony is slated for February 19 in Harare under the theme ‘Rhythm, Roots and Cultural Diversity’. Nutty O

President Mnangagwa

US Calls On Mnangagwa To Implement Electoral Reforms

VOA THE United States says President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government should conduct major electoral reforms by ensuring that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) is capable of conducting free, fair, and credible elections. In a series of tweets, the U.S. Embassy Harare, said, “Many continue to question #ZECIndependence. #ZimElectoralReform means allowing the ZEC to fulfill its constitutional

Dangamvura Mountain

Chinese Miner Engages Residents Over Dangamvura Mountain Quarry

By Felix Matasva, Manicaland Correspondent MUTARE: A CHINESE mining company, Freestone Mines will consult local residents on its planned quarry mine operations earmarked at the deforested Dangamvura Mountain, NewZimbabwe.com can report. Last year, the Mutare City Council leased its 6,5-hectare stand situated surrounding Dangamvura Mountain to Freestone Mines. The Chinese miner will pay a US$7

Umzingwane Dam

Bulawayo’s Umzingwane Dam Water Level At 8% Despite Heavy Rains

By Bulawayo Correspondent DESPITE the current rains pounding most parts of the country, Bulawayo’s water supply dams remain low with the dams recording only 22% combined inflows since the inception of the rains. One of the major dams, Umzingwane is only at 8,16%. Bulawayo town clerk, Christopher Dube said the city’s combined dam levels now

Delta Pins Hopes On US$ Sales

By Alois Vinga LISTED beverage manufacturer, Delta Corporation Limited has pinned future growth hopes on surging US dollar sales on the back of the current economic growth amid revelations. Presenting a trading update for the third quarter of 2021, Delta’s company secretary, Alex Makamure hailed the Zimbabwean trading environment for spurring revenue growth. “The economy

Hobhouse residents queueing for water supplied by former Dangamvura-Chikanga MP Isau Mupfumi after their taps ran dry since last week

Mutare To Restore Water Supply After A Week Of No Supplies

By Felix Matasva, Manicaland Correspondent MUTARE: Residents here could heave a deep sigh of relief this Thursday after the local authority announced normal water supply will be re-established across the border city. Most suburbs in the city ran dry last week, with residents fearing the city may be plunged into a health hazard. The serious

Alec Tabe

Chamisa’s Activists Granted Bail Over Illegal Meeting 

By Clayton Shereni, Masvingo Correspondent THREE MDC Alliance supporters were Tuesday granted $5 000 bail each at the Masvingo Magistrates’ Court after they were arrested for convening a political meeting over the weekend. Alec Tabe, Maggie Chakabuda, and Vigisayi Nerupandai were arraigned before Masvingo Magistrate Patience Madondo. The three are being charged with failure to

Tongai Chitsamatanga

Faith Leads Doctor Back To Zimbabwe

Agencies IT’S hard work, requiring great patience and greater skill. The 41-year-old doctor could be earning a lot more for his expertise at his old hospitals in Oxford and Derby, United Kingdom. But instead, he is here, in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, in a 13-bed children’s hospital that opened in April 2021. He personally doesn’t think the

Zim$ Declines By 3,68%

By Alois Vinga THE Zimbabwean dollar declined by 3,68% on the first day of trading for the year 2022 at the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) foreign exchange auction amid sustained production-related spurring disbursements. A trading update released at the close of business Tuesday shows that the local currency depreciated to ZWL$112,82 against US$1 up

Transport Minister Felix Mhona

‘We’ve Adequate Number Plates’: Minister

By Mandipa Masenyama TRANSPORT Minister Felix Mhona Monday said his ministry stood in solidarity with the police who are on a blitz, impounding unregistered vehicles. The minister said there was no excuse for motorists not to register their vehicles as the government had adequate number plates in stock. Last week, the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) started an

Diplomat Killer Son Denied Bail

By Mary Taruvinga DANIEL Niyata Fussum, who allegedly murdered his father, a diplomat working for the World Health Organisation (WHO) Harare, was denied bail when he appeared in court Monday. Daniel killed his father an Eritrean national Daniel Fussum (53) after he allegedly stabbed him at least four times. He also allegedly stabbed his mother who is now battling

Zimbabwe May Miss Q1 GDP Target Due To Power Cuts, Industry Players Warn

Agencies ZIMBABWE could miss its economic growth targets for the first quarter of this year due to losses in production time if power cuts in the country persist, according to local media citing stakeholders in the manufacturing and mining industries. The stakeholders raised their concerns in the wake of an announcement by the state-owned power

Bulawayo Unveils 2022 Road Strategy

By Bulawayo Correspondent THE BULAWAYO City has unveiled its 2022 road implementation strategy, which will focus on rehabilitating the city’s pothole-littered roads. The strategy will be implemented under the Emergency Roads Rehabilitation Programme and Devolution funding. Bulawayo City Council communications manager Nesisa Mpofu said under the intervention, the municipality was expected to reseal roads. “The

Carmelite Sr. Mildness Chinake, third from left, joins other Jesuit Refugee Service staff in displaying items made by elderly people at the Tongogara Refugee Camp

Q & A With Sr. Mildness Chinake, On Caring For Refugees In Zimbabwe

Global Sisters Report DESPITE grabbing global attention for years for its political, economic and human rights crises, Zimbabwe is hosting thousands of refugees from across Africa who are fleeing civil strife in their homelands. At the Tongogara Refugee Camp in the capital city of Harare, Sr. Mildness Chinake, a member of the Handmaids of Our

TV Personality Rumbi Takawira Appointed IFAW’s First African Ambassador

By Paidashe Mandivengerei POPULAR television personality, Rumbidzai Takawira has been appointed the first ever Southern African ambassador for the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). IFAW is a global non-profit animal and species protection organisation campaigning for the coexistence of animals and humans in over forty countries. Takawira who found her ‘true love’ in nature

Midlands Police Rope In Chiefs As Crimes Spike

By Staff Reporter POLICE in the Midlands province have enlisted the support of traditional chiefs and other influential stakeholders in the fight against rising criminal activities in the province. Midlands police spokesperson Emmanuel Mahoko said they were introducing a new community policing concept involving everyone in the fight against crime. The objective, according to Mahoko,

On Warpath: Zanu PF Manicaland provincial chairman Mike Madiro

Madiro In Nasty Exchanges With War Veterans

By Newsday RECENTLY re-elected Zanu PF Manicaland provincial chairperson Mike Madiro has blasted “a few war veterans” whom he accused of causing divisions in the party. His statement comes after war veterans in Manicaland province refused to recognise the Zanu PF provincial elections which resulted in Madiro retaining chairmanship. The ex-freedom fighters met in Mutare