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“Govt must implement development goals”

By Samantha Ndebele  A development lobby organisation, Beyond 2015 Zimbabwe has implored the government to actively participate in practically implementing the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set to be adopted later this month. The Zimbabwean government will on September 25 up to 27 join the ...

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SA govt told to clarify visa requirements

South Africa’s opposition party, Congress of the People (COPE) has warned it’s government to urgently clarify its position on visa requirements in time for the approaching festive season. The neighbouring country came up with stringent rules requiring visitors to apply for visas in person and ...

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“Let’s revive Matabeleland”

By Samantha Ndebele  SAVE Matabeleland Coalition (SMC) says there is need to take more action in ensuring development in Bulawayo amid concerns that the region is still marginalised. SMC advocacy, research and development officer Sanele Hanana said the organisation is calling out all persons in ...

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Zim/SA sign MoU on taxation

ZIMBABWE and South Africa have entered an agreement to avoid double taxation for companies that operate in either of the countries in a bid to promote investment with each other. The two neighbours have signed a memorandum of understating (MoU) on Avoidance of Double Taxation ...

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‘Sign language must be taught in all schools’

By Samantha Ndebele CIVIC society stakeholders have called for the teaching of sign language in schools saying the physically challenged sign speakers do not speak to themselves but also communicate with normal individuals. According to the Zimbabwean constitution sign language has to be taught in ...

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‘Taxation system in Zimbabwe unjust’ – Zimcodd

By Samantha Ndebele  Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development (Zimcodd) has described the country’s taxation system as unjust, as thousands of taxpayers continue wallowing in poverty and underdevelopment. Speaking during a media workshop recently Zimcodd programmes manager Nomalanga Ncube said  the taxation system in Zimbabwe ...

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Met Office warns horticulture farmers

By Samantha Ndebele The Meterological Services Department has issued a warning to horticulture farmers to take cautious measures to protect their crops in the winter season. Horticulture farming is related to the cultivation of natural products such as vegetables, fruits, herbs and ornamental plants among ...

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‘Freedom of the press vital to democracy’

Former Commissioner in the Zimbabwe Media Commission (ZMC) and academic Dr Lawton Hikwa has said freedom of the press is vital in emerging democracies such as Zimbabwe’s and there is need for government to notice how the press can enhance development. Speaking during the belated ...

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A call for men to empower women

“Make it Happen”, is the 2015 theme for International Womens Day. But what is it that we must make it happen? This theme and campaign is directed to society – us the people- to push for effective action in empowering women. The struggle for empowerment and ...

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Zim vulnerable to climate change

By Wendy Dube ZIMBABWE is among a few African countries which are severely vulnerable to climate change, an expert has said. Addressing the journalists at a workshop on climate change in Bulawayo recently Collen Mutasa, a climate change expert, said it was evident that the country ...

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