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Angry mob torches council vehicle

Angry mob torches council vehicle

Mucheke residents Monday ran riot and burnt down a Masvingo City Council vehicle after a local authority official fatally ran over a toddler in an operation to round up unlicensed vendors at Mucheke long distance bus terminus. According to witnesses at the terminus, all hell ... Read More »

NRZ needs $50m to refurbish Byo-Vic Falls railway line

NRZ needs $50m to refurbish Byo-Vic Falls railway line

AILING National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) requires $50 million to lay a new railway line connecting Bulawayo- Victoria Falls as it is now a death trap. Early this month a foreign tourist died in Victoria Falls and several others were left injured when a goods ... Read More »

Zim power situation improving – Mbiriri

Zim power situation improving – Mbiriri

THE Ministry of Energy and Power Development has revealed the country’s power situation is improving and has put in place a number of projects meant to revive lost capacity and build new power stations. Speaking in Bulawayo recently, Permanent Secretary in the Energy and Power ... Read More »

Byo Mayor yet to be officially installed

Byo Mayor yet to be officially installed

The Local government ministry is yet to officially instal the Bulawayo Mayor, almost a year after he was elevated to the local authority’s top post. Of all the urban councils, only the Mayor of Harare, Councillor Bernard Manyenyeni has been officially installed. Manyenyeni was officially ... Read More »

Govt to act on gold smuggling

Govt to act on gold smuggling

GOVERNMENT is working on gold-buyer friendly incentives in a bid to root rampant smuggling of the precious mineral out of Zimbabwe, Finance and Economic Development deputy minister, Samuel Undenge said on Wednesday. Presenting on the fiscal incentives to support mining linkages and overall growth of ... Read More »

Govt needs $460m to revive NRZ

GOVERNMENT, in consultation with other institutions, is in the process of engaging a bank to fund the resuscitation of the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) to the tune of $460 million. NRZ, once the epicentre of the southern African rail network and transport system, has ... Read More »

Zim to halt sale of rough diamonds – Chidhakwa

Zim to halt sale of rough diamonds – Chidhakwa

Zimbabwe is considering stopping the sale of rough diamonds to the international market, as it is stifling the country’s economical growth, instead Mines and Mining Development ┬áminister Walter Chidhakwa says government will embark on value addition programmes. Addressing mining executives at the on-going engineering and ... Read More »

Injury-prone Jambo retires from football

Injury-prone Jambo retires from football

Kaizer Chiefs left back and former Zimbabwe international, Jimmy Jambo, has retired from football because of a recurring injury. It was reported two months ago that Jambo was set for a pre-season return at Naturena, however after suffering a horrendous knee injury during the 2012/13 ... Read More »

Parly standing orders need realignment – SAPST

Parly standing orders need realignment – SAPST

PARLIAMENT is still using outdated Standing Orders to guide its operations because the current provision has not been amended in line with the new constitution adopted last year. Standing orders are the rules governing the proceedings and procedures of the National Assembly and Senate. These ... Read More »

All set for Mine Entra

All set for Mine Entra

The Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) Company has confirmed that all is in place ahead of the annual engineering and transport exhibition, Mine Entra which kicks off tomorrow. The expo will run from July 23 to 25 at the Zimbabwe International Exhibition Centre (ZIEC) in ... Read More »