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Agric Show officially opened

Agric Show officially opened August 26, 2016 Local News President Mugabe with Sierra Leone Vice President Victor Bockarie Foh s at the Harare Agricultural Show before prize presentations yesterday. — Picture by John Manzongo Elita Chikwati : Senior Reporter THOUSANDS of people from all walks of life yesterday gathered to witness the official opening of the 106th edition of the Harare ...

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ANC leads in SA polls

RESIDENTS of the City of Johannesburg will be the last to know who will govern their city as the IEC announces the results of last Wednesday’s local elections. Of the 212 councils where results have been certified, the ANC won the majority vote in 161 municipalities, the DA won the majority in 19 while the IFP won 6. In 26 ...

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Re-visiting agricultural financing models

The viability of agriculture depends on the yield while access to markets is equally important. Here I will also tackle climate change. Financing agriculture. If you borrow working capital at 15 percent (interest rate) on a short-term basis and end up using that money for repairs and maintenance, you are indirectly capitalising your farm. So, you are using your short-term money on ...

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Bill stops chiefs political participation

Chiefs could soon be barred from being members of political parties, attending political party meetings or compelling their subjects to attend such meetings. According to the Traditional Leaders Bill 2016, chiefs must maintain strict political neutrality when discharging their duties. Section 9(3) item (e) says in exercising their functions, chiefs shall observe the principles set out in sections 164, 164 and 281 ...

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Tough times for Hwange

On June 19 last year, Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko, on behalf of the Government of Zimbabwe, commissioned equipment worth $32 million that was largely touted as signalling the renaissance of Hwange Colliery Company. A year later, of the 10 dump trucks that were commissioned, only three are working; neither of the two heavy-duty excavators commissioned is working. Of the six ...

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Keep calm, the ZRP is here

The Zimbabwe Republic Police has assured the public that it is taking seriously attempts by political activists to cause anarchy in the country and has beefed up manpower in major urban areas to thwart any planned disturbances. The law enforcement agency said security was being enhanced to ensure the safety of law abiding citizens. There were fears that the forces bent ...

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