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Togolese President opens 57th ZITF edition

THE Togolese President Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé Friday officially opened the 57th edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) emphasising integration among African countries through trade. Speaking during the ceremony Essozimna said there is a need for African countries to promote integration, which will in-turn ...

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Delta to deter teens from alcohol consumption

The country’s leading beer and soft drink manufactures Delta Corporation has devised plans to deter teens from consuming alcohol amid concerns that more and more underage people are partaking in binging. In an interview at the ongoing Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) Delta Corporation corporate ...

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“US sanctions not meant to harm the people,”- Thomas Jnr

United States Ambassador to Zimbabwe Harry K Thomas Junior says the US imposed sanctions were not intended to harm the average person and is hopeful that through politics, the measures will be lifted. “Those sanctions were put in place in 2002 by our President and ...

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Zim marks 36 years of Independence

Zimbabwe today turns 36 years with little to show for it’s independence amid massive economic meltdown and widespread poverty. While the government has planned huge and lavish commemorations in Bulawayo and Harare at White City and National Sports Stadiums respectively, millions of Zimbabweans are under ...

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This is where Zimbabwe went wrong

By Andisiwe Sibindi Since the birth of Zimbabwe in 1980, there is no denying that Zimbabwe started to decay sooner than it was born. Politics of vengeance, atavism and reward, economics of egoism and structural violence and social of dominance and subjugation characterised the new ...

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Nketha women mull beating unemployment

WOMEN in Bulawayo’s Nketha suburb are joining efforts, combining their talents to form income generating co-operatives, as a strategy to reduce unemployment and poverty. The women, speaking at a community dialogue meeting recently said they have the adequate skills and only lacked coordination to realise ...

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“End corruption,” TIZ tells govt

AN international anti-corruption watchdog, Transparency International Zimbabwe (TIZ) has commended government for swearing in the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) Commissioners. In a statement, TIZ said the swearing in, paves way for the Commissioners to fully exercise their duties. “The ZACC Commissioners assume office against high ...

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ZEC crafts new strategic plan

By Lungile Ngwenya THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) is working on coming up with ideas that will assist in developing its five year strategic plan that will accommodate all stakeholder concerns and perspectives. This follows after the last strategic plan ending in September 2015. Speaking ...

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US Congress officials on Zim wildlife fact-finding tour

A UNITED States (US) congregessional delegation of elected representatives led by Senator Jeff Flake from Arizona is in the country to learn more on wildlife conservation and regional security issues. The delegation will be in the country until February 17, as part of a four-country ...

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“Involve people living with disability in development” – Fayayo

By Walter Dlamini BULAWAYO Progressive Residents’ Association (Bupra) director Roderick Fayayo says there is need for government to involve the youth, women and people living with disabilities in it’s development processes, as required by the new constitution. Speaking at a recent meeting in Bulawayo,  Fayayo ...

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