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New Zimbo website launched in S.A

New Zimbo website launched in S.A

BLESPAT Investments has launched a news website for Zimbabweans living in South Africa, to highlight the positive work done by nationals based in that country. The website, www.zimsinsa.com will also offer them a platform to specifically address their concerns. Founder of the initiative, Patience Rusere, ... Read More »

Beauty and the inner beast

Beauty and the inner beast

By Fungai Linda Mawada Social media, particularly Twitter has been going crazy over why Miss Jamaica Kaci Fennel, did not win the coveted Miss Universe title .Some have lingered on the idea that her short Halle Berry hairdo , her unexpected answer during the question ... Read More »

New home seekers financing firm opens in Byo

New home seekers financing firm opens in Byo

A new micro-finance institution focusing on construction services has been unveiled in Bulawayo with the objective of financing housing demands and aims at increasing property owners in the city. In an interview, Construction Financial Services (CFS) Managing Director Aaron Radman said the Bulawayo based micro-finance establishment ... Read More »

Govt urged to set up Peace Commission secretariat

Govt urged to set up Peace Commission secretariat

The Human Rights NGO Forum says it will lobby government to speedily set up the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) secretariat, a year after the commission came into force. The commission which as a 10 year lifespan , is over a year old after ... Read More »

EU Commission unveils €95K relief to flood victims

EU Commission unveils €95K relief to flood victims

The European Commission has provided €95,312 relief package to flood victims in Zimbabwe. Incessant rains that fell in the country late last year resulted in floods which hit many parts of the country, especially in Mashonaland West and Manicaland, claiming lives and leaving behind a ... Read More »

Zim migrants stuck at Lindela

Zim migrants stuck at Lindela

South Africa’s Lindela Repatriation Centre, where illegal Zimbabwean migrants are held before deportation, is reportedly overcrowded after hundreds of asylum seekers were declined permission of staying in the neighbouring country. The overcrowding at the Krugersdorp facility has been attributed to a temporary suspension of the ... Read More »

Elephant trade in Zim legal: CITES

Elephant trade in Zim legal: CITES

THE sale of Zimbabwe’s elephants to other countries is above board, as the country is conducting an individual transaction and subscribes to a global treaty that governs the endangered species trade, it has been reported. Zimbabwe is planning to export elephants to United Arab Emirates ... Read More »

Top ten A’ Level schools in Bulawayo

Top ten A’ Level schools in Bulawayo

MPOPOMA High School has the best 2014  Advanced Level examinations results in Bulawayo. The reputable learning institution however seats at position 63 nationally according to a report released by the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (ZIMSEC). The results were released last week showing an 82 percent ... Read More »

Mobile operators welcome new WhatsApp service

Mobile operators welcome new WhatsApp service

Mobile network providers in the country have welcomed the launch of the web based version of popular social media platform, WhatsApp. WhatsApp which was acquired by Facebook last year for nearly $22 billion and has some 700 million monthly users recently unveiled a new desktop ... Read More »

224 pupils benefit from council bursary

224 pupils benefit from council bursary

The Bulawayo Council Council has launched an initiative aimed at ploughing back into the community through its pro-poor policy bursary to assist parents in difficult circumstances to send their children to school with a total of 224 pupils set to benefit this year. The local ... Read More »