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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  minister 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PARLIAMENT is still using outdated Standing Orders to guide its operations because the current provision has not been amended in line with the new constitution adopted last year.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 »

San communities target SADC summit

San communities target SADC summit

AS the date for SADC Head of States Summit draws closer, members of the San community from different African countries met recently in Bulawayo preparing to present their needs to the various presidents who will gather in Zimbabwe for the regional meeting. Representatives of civil ... Read More »

Tollgate fees war escalates

Tollgate fees war escalates

The war against the 100 percent tollgate fees hike on the country’s motorways by Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure Development has escalated after civic society organisations (CSO) joined in the fight to have charges revised. In a statement, CSO Forum said government cannot at willy-nilly ... Read More »

Botswana to turn away Zim asylum seekers

Botswana to turn away Zim asylum seekers

Botswana is planning to reject applications for refugee status by Zimbabweans in future, claiming the political situation in Zimbabwe has improved from what it was in 2008 when scores of people fled political violence to neighbouring countries. Botswana’s Sunday Standard reported that the neighbouring country ... Read More »

Council dismisses water cuts hoax messages

Council dismisses water cuts hoax messages

The Bulawayo City Council has dismissed as untrue, messages circulating on social networking platforms, informing residents that the local authority will terminate water supplies to the whole city from Friday to Monday. Radio Dialogue was Thursday morning inundated with enquiries from worried residents who had ... Read More »