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A first for SADC –  Zim sets Cyber Security Ministry
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A first for SADC – Zim sets Cyber Security Ministry

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire HARARE - Zimbabwe has become the first country in SADC to set up a ministry to deal with the abuse and unlawful conduct…

Zimbabwe officials start work on One Stop Border Post
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Zimbabwe officials start work on One Stop Border Post

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Business Reporter Zimbabwe’s technocrats on Monday started modalities for the implementation of the Beitbridge One Stop Border Stop (OSBP) to reinforce its standing as the busiest…

Panic grips MDC-T as Tsvangirai stays in hospital
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Panic grips MDC-T as Tsvangirai stays in hospital

Editor Southern Times - Sep 25, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire Harare - Cancer-stricken MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai, who was last week flown to an undisclosed South African hospital after falling ill during a…

Time to consider burying loss making state enterprises
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Time to consider burying loss making state enterprises

Editor Southern Times - Sep 25, 2017

By Ranga Mberi Ask any driver across Southern Africa, and each of them will have a story to tell about their encounter with commuter bus drivers. We…

Will Africa achieve universal health coverage?
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Will Africa achieve universal health coverage?

Editor Southern Times - Sep 11, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire recently in Victoria Falls One of the issues that dominated deliberations at the just ended 67th World Health Organisation Regional Committee for Africa…

Zim’s diamond sector learns from region
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Zim’s diamond sector learns from region

Editor Southern Times - Sep 11, 2017

By Southern Times Writer  Harare - Zimbabwe has started to implement lessons from other countries in the region to market its diamonds effectively following years of anguish…

When a history lecture was worth the occasion
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When a history lecture was worth the occasion

Editor Southern Times - Sep 04, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire recently in Victoria Falls By 9:45 am last Monday, the venue for the WHO Africa Committee for Africa meeting at Elephant Hills, Victoria…

Chinese firm to resuscitate Zisco
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Chinese firm to resuscitate Zisco

Editor Southern Times - Sep 04, 2017

HARARE – Chinese conglomerate, R&F, has agreed to inject up to $2 billion to revive the defunct Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (Ziscosteel), with first production of…

African leaders urged to stop begging
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African leaders urged to stop begging

Editor Southern Times - Aug 22, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire PRETORIA - African leaders have been urged to stop relying on external help to fund regional programmes and projects. Leading a SADC Council…

Mugabe hails regional support
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Mugabe hails regional support

Editor Southern Times - Aug 22, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire President Mugabe recently hailed regional countries' support in resisting Western pressure, particularly from Britain which once contemplated a military invasion of Zimbabwe. President…

Zim to host NAM technical meeting
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Zim to host NAM technical meeting

Editor Southern Times - Aug 22, 2017

By Sifelani Tsiko Zimbabwe will this month host the second Non-Aligned Movement Science and Technology technical meeting on industrial biotechnology to promote value addition and beneficiation among…

Mugabe arrives for SADC Summit
37th SADC summit meeting
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Mugabe arrives for SADC Summit

Editor Southern Times - Aug 18, 2017

PRETORIA – President Robert Mugabe has arrived in Pretoria, South Africa to attend the 37th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development…

Zodwa Wabantu wants to meet President Robert Mugabe
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Zodwa Wabantu wants to meet President Robert Mugabe

Editor Southern Times - Aug 18, 2017

By Jonathan Mbiriyamveka HARARE – Popular South African socialite Zodwa Wabantu says she would love to meet President Robert Mugabe if given a chance.    Zodwa who…

Remembering Zimbabwe’s gallant liberation fighters on Heroes Day
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Remembering Zimbabwe’s gallant liberation fighters on Heroes Day

Staff Reporter - Aug 14, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire Harare - 0n 29 July 2017, President Mugabe told multitudes of youths gathered at Chinhoyi University of Technology grounds that he would soon…

Iran/Zimbabwe cement bilateral ties
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Iran/Zimbabwe cement bilateral ties

Staff Reporter - Aug 09, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire Bonded by historical trade ties that have since been shaped by post-independence similar predicaments, Zimbabwe and Iran this week held bilateral talks meant…

Will Mugabe name successor?
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Will Mugabe name successor?

Staff Reporter - Aug 07, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire Harare - Zimbabwe’s First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe has stirred a hornets’ nest by urging President Mugabe to follow the regional trend in…

It’s a game of numbers as youths rally behind Mugabe
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It’s a game of numbers as youths rally behind Mugabe

Staff Reporter - Aug 07, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire Harare - With just a few months before Zimbabwe’s next general elections, things are shaking up on the political front with the ruling…

Mbeki in private visit to Zim
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Mbeki in private visit to Zim

Staff Reporter - Aug 07, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire Harare - Former South African President Thabo Mbeki was in Zimbabwe on Monday this week for what officials called a private visit during which…

Co-operate or lose all, Zim white farmers warn SA
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Co-operate or lose all, Zim white farmers warn SA

Staff Reporter - Jul 31, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire HARARE - Decades after the European Union and the United States imposed sanctions on Zimbabwe irked by government’s fast-track land reform programme meant to…

Zim polls 2018 -voter registration new game in town
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Zim polls 2018 -voter registration new game in town

Staff Reporter - Jul 24, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire Harare - The election temperature is rising in Zimbabwe with political parties mobilizing supporters to register ahead of next year’s harmonised elections. Unlike…