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Boy (8) eaten by crocodile was attacked while bathin

A Minor who was allegedly eaten by a crocodile in Mushumbi Mbire district, Mashonaland Central has been identified as Ackim Musewo (8). Sources close to the investigations claim that Ackim of Muvhundika village under Chief Chitsungo in Mushumbi went to take a bath in Dande River on 13 March where he was attacked by the crocodile. “The tragedy happened on ...

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‘Less than 5% of new Constitution operationalised,’ says MDC-T and yet they still want to contest 2018

Four years ago, on 16 and 17 March 2013, the people of Zimbabwe voted in a referendum to approve a new constitution, which, Morgan Tsvangirai and his MDC’s friends assured us would deliver free, fair and credible elections. It failed to deliver free and fair elections as Zanu PF went on to blatantly rig the July 2013 elections. MDC leaders’ ...

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Illegal recruitment agents and fake notices on social media – ZNA

The Zimbabwe National Army has once again noted with great concern the continued misuse of social media platforms by some criminal elements who are duping job seekers, soliciting payment in return for “recruitment” into the Army. As from Friday 10 March 2017, there were false social media notices to the effect that there will be a mass recruitment of the ...

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Put students on proper attachment fields

A legislator  for Chipinge Central in Manicaland , Raymore Machingura has challenged the institution of higher learning to facilitate the students’ attachment to proper practical skills learning in accordance with their programmes. He made the remarks during the tour of universities organised by Zimdef  by the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development. Machingura one ...

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Goverment to cut farm sizes

Government plans to soon reduce huge farms to reasonably small pieces of land to meet demand from more land-hungry Zimbabweans before bringing closure to the land redistribution chapter, a Cabinet minister has revealed. Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa said Government was working to ensure that beneficiaries of the land reform received proper legal documents to secure their tenure ...

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Gvt to replicate Command Agric model on economy

Government is introducing extensive economic reforms to replicate the massive production framework championed under Command Agriculture so that other key economic sectors like mining, infrastructure, industry and social services are also revitalised. The successes of President Mugabe’s Command Agriculture programme have seen Government revising economic growth estimates upwards amidst prospects of a bumper harvest. It is envisaged that the success ...

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Bulawayo horror crash kills 16

SIXTEEN people perished, 13 of them instantly when a haulage truck crashed into a commuter omnibus. The truck is reportedly to have hit a pothole and lost control before its load fell on the Kombi. Bulawayo Fire Brigade Chief Fire officer Richard Peterson confirmed the accident which happened late on Wednesday at around 11:00 pm. Five people survived the crash ...

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Deadly Floods Hit Southern Zimbabwe, Destroying Many Homes

From kitchen items to livestock and even her house, Assa Mkwananzi says she has “lost it all” to floods that have hit southern Zimbabwe. “We lost all our blankets, pots and cooking utensils, our goats and chickens as well because of the heavy rains,” Mkwananzi told The Associated Press in the southern district of Tsholotsho, about 200 kilometers (124 miles) ...

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‘Zim doctors getting $329 a month’

HARARE – The Daily News on Sunday’s Bridget Mananavire spoke to Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) president Edgar Munatsi about the ongoing strike by doctors. Q: As a starting point, what really triggered the strike? A: To give you a background of the on-going strike, sometime towards the end of last year, the government announced through the permanent secretary of ...

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Developmental boost soon set for Gweru

By Midlands correspondent Midlands– A new Non-Governmental Organisation is soon set to restore the City of Gweru which is currently in a dilapidating state, with poor service delivery and said to have the worst roads in the country. Founded by former Gweru resident now based in the United Kingdom (UK), Mr Godfrey Mushandu , the soon to be registered organisation ...

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