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PPC Ultra-Marathon set for 1 April

THIS year’s annual PPC Matopos 33 miler Ultra-Marathon will take place on April 1 in Matobo National Park as the cement manufacturing company seeks to enrich the continent’s infrastructure and people through sports. This years event which is hosted at the national heritage sight is ...

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Zim commemorates International Women’s Day

ZIMBABWE today joins the rest of the world in commemorating the International Women’s Day (IWD) amid calls to accelerate gender parity and reduce cases of violence against the girl child in the country. This year’s theme is #BeBoldForChange. IWD, celebrated annually on March 8, is ...

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Why do it the hard way? The story of border jumpers.

By Franklin Sibindi CROSSING the crocodile infested Limpopo is an illogical decision until one hears the border-jumper’s side of the story. With permit, documentation challenges, entering the crocodile infested waters is a risk worth taking for helpless Zimbabweans who want to secure their jobs in ...

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Over 12 000 youths increase incomes through Zimbabwe: Works project

OVER 12 000 Zimbabwean youths have benefited from expanded economic opportunities through Phase II of the Zimbabwe: Works project, that was initiated in January 2015 where they have increased their income in an increasingly informal economy. The International Youth Foundation, in partnership with local Zimbabwean ...

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#FeesMustFall leader praises Zim education system

By Franklin Sibindi LEADER of the South African students movement, #FeesMustFall Busisiwe Seabe has heaped praises of Zimbabwe’s education system, saying the neighbouring country has to emulate some of the country’s structures and curriculum. Speaking during a national CSOs conference in Harare recently, Seabe said ...

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Miners urged to invest in strategic minerals

MINERS have been challenged to invest in strategic mining that promotes mineral exploration that adds value to people’s lives instead of focusing on minerals that rarely contribute to eradication of poverty. In an interview with Radio Dialogue, Southern African Resource Watch director Claude Kabemba said ...

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Of thinking citizens and sinking government

By Ronald Moyo We are a thinking generation fighting against the sinking regime. Whilst we are thinking; thinking and thinking how they think we dont think, they have been sinking ; sinking and sinking. They think we don’t think, but I think we think better ...

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Local pharmaceutical sector produces only 8%

ZIMBABWE’S pharmaceutical sector is producing only eight percent of the country’s drugs, an indicator local pharmaceutical companies are facing challenges in providing essential medicines. In light of this, UNIDO a specialised agency of the United Nations is seeking to boost the sector by availing technical ...

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Protestors catch eye during Zim-New Zealand Test match

ABOUT five hundred Zimbabweans Saturday took advantage of the Test match between Zimbabwe and New Zealand at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo to stage a peaceful anti-government protest. The protestors stood up at the start of the 36th over and started singing the national anthem ...

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Mpopoma residents decry “unfair” evictions

By Leonorah Nkomo MPOPOMA residents have expressed concern over ‘unfair’ evictions of tenants by landlords due to failure to pay rent fees on time owing to the recent cash crisis which has negatively affected almost every sector. Speaking at a Community Dialogue meeting in the suburb, ...

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