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CID Fraud Boss: Judgement day set

CID Fraud Boss: Judgement day set

Judgment in the case of Criminal Investigations Department (CID) Bulawayo fraud section boss Chief Detective Inspector George Machinga charged with extortion has been set for next month. Machinga (44) is denying the charges arguing his colleagues planted evidence in his office. He was arrested early ... Read More »

Govt to set up company to promote entreprenuership:Mzembi

Govt to set up company to promote entreprenuership:Mzembi

The government is in the process of establishing a state owned company with the aim of assisting investors with entrepreneurial ventures in the country. Speaking during the official opening of Hospitality Association of Zimbabwe (HAZ) Congress on Wednesday, Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Walter Mzembi ... Read More »

Govt to provide 90 buses for schools tourism programme

Govt to provide 90 buses for schools tourism programme

Government is in the process of acquiring vehicles for the schools tourism program in an effort to promote domestic tourism amongst school children in the country. This was revealed recently by the Minister of Tourism and Hospitality, Walter Mzembi during the official launch of the ... Read More »

MSF exits Tsholotsho

MSF exits Tsholotsho

MÉDECINS Sans Frontières (MSF) is wrapping up its HIV and AIDS programme in Tsholotsho district after serving the community for 14 years. MSF set up shop in October 2004 and was working with HIV and AIDS patients, from pre-HIV test counselling up to providing daily ... Read More »

Plumtree Kombi shooting: Family to sue police

Plumtree Kombi shooting: Family to sue police

RELATIVES of one of the victims of the police kombi shooting incident along the Plumtree-Bulawayo highway have approached the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights seeking legal assistance to sue police and demand compensation. Constance Tshuma, who is still admitted at the United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) ... Read More »

Residents demand devolution of power

Residents demand devolution of power

Residents associations in the country have rejected the Local Government minister Ignatius Chombo’s two proposed Local Authorities Bills, saying the laws are meant to reverse devolution of power which is provided for in the new Constitution under Chapter 14. Residents associations representatives on Thursday converged ... Read More »

Zipra veterans wallowing in poverty

Zipra veterans wallowing in poverty

Former Ex-ZIPRA combatants are said to be living in abject poverty amid claims that their ZANLA counterparts are receiving better treatment from government. This is not the first time war veterans have complained about their  unfair treatment , particularly when it comes to  their State ... Read More »

Zipra Trust documenting ‘correct’ liberation war history

Zipra Trust documenting ‘correct’ liberation war history

The ZIPRA war veterans Trust is currently in the process of documenting  what it claims to be the true and largely omitted history on its role during and after the liberation struggle in the country. ZIPRA was the military wing of PF-ZAPU led by the ... Read More »

Artists must support arts policy:Langa

Artists must support arts policy:Langa

By Wendy Dube THE Ministry of Sport, Arts and Culture has strongly urged artists to actively contribute in the formation of the Culture and Arts Policy being spearheaded by government. This call was made during a meeting with artists and cultural practitioners at a National ... Read More »

Reduce heavy tax regime, artists appeal to government

Reduce heavy tax regime, artists appeal to government

ARTISTS have appealed to the government to reduce its “heavy” tax charged on local performances and decentralise services from the capital to all parts of the country. Speaking at an Indaba on the National Arts and Culture Strategy Dialogue convened by the National Arts Council ... Read More »