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A CHIPINGE man of “extraordinary luck” has dismissed accusations he uses black magic to win prizes after he won a car at the 2019 OK Grand Challenge which came to an end over the weekend. Clemence Muhle, who last year baffled the nation after a bizarre feat in which he won three...
PRESIDENT Mnangagwa will not attend liberation struggle icon Dr Dumiso Dabengwa’s burial today in the spirit of respecting the bereaved family’s request for privacy. This was said by Presidential spokesperson Mr George Charamba in a brief interview soon after President Mnangagwa officially opened the Zimbabwe Annual Mining Conference in Victoria...
The Harare City Council has approached the High Court seeking an order to evict over 185 families illegally settled on a piece of land in Budiriro, with a view to survey and service the area before handing it over to the affected families. Council recently filed a court application citing...
ENERGY minister Fortune Chasi yesterday revealed that water levels in Lake Kariba were so low that current supplies will only be able to generate power for the next 14 weeks, paving way for deeper power cuts in the country. In a ministerial statement in the National Assembly, Chasi said the...
BULAWAYO residents have been urged to give national hero Dr Dumiso Dabengwa a befitting send-off by turning up in their numbers for a memorial service to be held in his honour at White City Stadium today.xrer The service is expected to start at 9AM before his burial tomorrow in Ntabazinduna,...
The US embassy in Zimbabwe openly pinned its mast on the anti-Government movement in Harare yesterday after it made a desperate call for the opposition to demonstrate against President Mnangagwa’s administration. The MDC-Alliance and its civil society flotilla had sold yesterday as a day for a “national shutdown”, a codeword...
Zimbabwe’s largest hydroelectric plant, Kariba Dam, will suspend output in 14 weeks if water levels continue to fall at the current rate, the energy minister said on Thursday, paving the way for deeper power cuts in the country. Shortages of foreign currency have hampered Zimbabwe’s ability to import fuel –...
Harare City Council intends to build walk-up flats to ease accommodation challenges faced by teachers. The local authority said it was making efforts to upgrade most council-owned facilities. Housing and Community Service director Mr Addmore Nhekairo confirmed that the plan to construct accommodation for teachers was still at the preliminary...
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has tasked newly re-assigned minister in the President’s Office in charge of monitoring and implementation of government projects, Jorum Gumbo to spearhead the issue of devolution. Gumbo, the former Energy minister was demoted two weeks ago and now will focus on government projects. At the Tuesday cabinet meeting,...
BREASTFEEDING mothers from Malalume Village in Plumtree walk 24 kilometres to Nswazwi clinic once a week to receive two cups of supplementary porridge and attend baby clinic, a situation that has forced the community to build its own clinic. This was revealed by Malalume Clinic building committee chairperson Fidelis Sola...
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