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Government has contracted 7000 farmers under command agriculture for the production of winter wheat. Addressing journalists at a post cabinet briefing, Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said the private sector was also subcontracting farmers. "7000 are already contracted under command agriculture and another hectrage, the private sector is also...
Minister of Finance and Economic Development Mtuli Ncube has on Thursday appointed new board members for the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) after government fired the previous board in October this year. The Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting announced that the board would be...
Chamisa’s led MDC Youth assembly today said they will not mourn the death of former leader Robert Mugabe in the upcoming seven days of national mourning declared by President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday. By Marshall Bwanya MDC Youth Assembly national spokesperson Stephen Chuma accused Mnangagwa for coercing Zimbabweans to mourn...
By Marshall Bwanya MDC's protest that was scheduled today morphed into a shutdown after virtually all businesses closed shop after the police unleashed their wrath dispersing civilians turning the peaceful demonstration into rowdy clampdown. Immediately after the High Court dismissed MDC's urgent Court application to proceed with the demonstration police started...
Popular traditional healer Sekuru Kamwelo Banda has complemented government efforts in fighting drug abuse amongst the youths. He has set aside $500 000 United States towards to go towards the construction of a mega rehabilitation centre to house youths affected by drug abuse habits.
Former president Robert Mugabe’s son-in-law Simba Chikore has been arrested and facing corruption charges related to the Zimbabwe Airways deal, unlawful detention and kidnapping one of his employee. He was arrested on Monday night at the Robert Mugabe International Airport. Police sources say Chikore is facing kidnapping charges and unlawful...
By Marshall Bwanya EU ambassador to Zimbabwe Timo Olkkonen yesterday in Harare said government’s effort to reengage with Europe were futile without implementing humanitarian reforms guaranteed in the Constitution. Speaking at the SAPEZ Trust policy dialogue about the deepening crisis in Zimbabwe Olkkonen reiterated that the state had failed to subscribe...
By Upenyu Chaota MASVINGO— The Zanu PF national secretary for the commissariat Engelbert Rugeje has warned members of his party that every leader should now possess a certificate from the Hebert Chitepo School of Ideology as a way of preserving and protecting the party’s legacy. Speaking during a Provincial Inter-district Conference,...
Finance minister Mthuli Ncube has hinted that government will introduce own currency within the next year as he is also contemplating on easing taxes in the next two to three years. Ncube made the revelations during his address at the Global Shapers Community ...
By Marshall Bwanya. University of Zimbabwe lecturer and law pundit Professor Lovemore Madhuku has castigated the recently gazette marriage act as conflicted verge and half-baked piece of legislation. Speaking at the HICC hosted by the Zimbabwean Women's Parliamentary Caucus, Professor Madhuku said the bill presented new half-baked statutes that produced problematic...
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