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Zimbabwe, SA intensify road safety campaign
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Zimbabwe, SA intensify road safety campaign

Staff Reporter - Feb 06, 2017

By Lazarus Sauti Harare - Road safety remains a major concern for most countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Every day, many people in the…

Zim opposition weakens ahead of next year’s elections
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Zim opposition weakens ahead of next year’s elections

Staff Reporter - Feb 03, 2017

Zimbabwe’s opposition political parties this week got an assessment they would rather it were quickly forgotten. The same evaluation gave the governing Zanu PF party an unexpectedly…

Zim widows still vulnerable to age-old patriarchal practices
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Zim widows still vulnerable to age-old patriarchal practices

Staff Reporter - Feb 03, 2017

By Lazarus Sauti In Zimbabwe, women and girls make the largest number of people who are abused and the situation becomes a double tragedy for widows, of…

Zambezi River Authority spends US$1m projects  in Zimbabwe, Zambia
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Zambezi River Authority spends US$1m projects in Zimbabwe, Zambia

Staff Reporter - Feb 03, 2017

By Tichaona Kurewa Harare - The Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) says it has spent over US$1 million on implementing various community development projects in Zimbabwe and Zambia…

Tommy – Zimbabwe’s ageless tortoise
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Tommy – Zimbabwe’s ageless tortoise

Staff Reporter - Feb 03, 2017

By Freedom Mupanedemo The world’s oldest aquatic animal, an ocean quahog  discovered in Iceland, according to online sources, had to be killed in order for scientists to determine…

The good and ugly of Zimbabwean gold
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The good and ugly of Zimbabwean gold

Staff Reporter - Jan 30, 2017

By Lenin Ndebele BULAWAYO - IF one had to give Zimbabwe a nickname it would be “The Gold Coast of Southern Africa” since almost every province of the…

SMUGGLED MONEY BLEEDS ZIM ECONOMY
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SMUGGLED MONEY BLEEDS ZIM ECONOMY

Staff Reporter - Jan 27, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire HARARE - ZIMBABWE’S private sector illegally smuggled out US$2 billion foreign currency in 2015 and the figure is likely to be double for…

Zimbabwe annual trade deficit down
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Zimbabwe annual trade deficit down

Staff Reporter - Jan 27, 2017

By Tichaona Kurewa HARARE- ZIMBABWE’S trade deficit for 2016 dropped slightly to US$2.83 billion from US$3.29 billion in 2015 due to various protectionist measures put in place…

I admire Zim artistes – Charma Gal
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I admire Zim artistes – Charma Gal

Staff Reporter - Jan 27, 2017

By Sharon Kavhu HARARE- RENOWNED Motswana songbird, Charma Gal, who was in Zimbabwe for collaboration with Jah Prayzah last week says she admires Zimbabwean music, artistes and producers..…

Zim vets’ bright idea to save donkeys from motorists
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Zim vets’ bright idea to save donkeys from motorists

Staff Reporter - Jan 23, 2017

IT IS a grim sight along roads leading to the Beitbridge border post in Zimbabwe: donkeys, killed or maimed by drivers travelling at night. So a group…

Urgent need to rein in market distortion of Bond notes
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Urgent need to rein in market distortion of Bond notes

Staff Reporter - Dec 05, 2016

The Government of Zimbabwe took the plunge this week on Monday to introduce a new surrogate currency designated as bond notes. This was despite efforts by opposition…

A landmark year the Beast would rather forget in a hurry
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A landmark year the Beast would rather forget in a hurry

Staff Reporter - Dec 02, 2016

By Robson Sharuko HARARE - AFTER overtaking the legendary Os du Randt, as the most capped Springbok prop of all-time, Tendai Mtawarira was supposed to remember this…

Harare is swamped, and struggling – ‘Densification’ planned for Zim capital
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Harare is swamped, and struggling – ‘Densification’ planned for Zim capital

Staff Reporter - Nov 21, 2016

By Lenin Ndebele BULAWAYO- HARARE, Zimbabwe’s capital, is the only destination for locals seeking fame and fortune but this has over the years created an urban sprawl, which…

Why I’m wild about Zimbabwe
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Why I’m wild about Zimbabwe

Staff Reporter - Nov 18, 2016

Peter Oborne, the associate editor of the Spectator magazine and former chief political commentator of The Daily Telegraph in Britain recently went on a safari trip to…

Delta seen selling sparkling beverage assets
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Delta seen selling sparkling beverage assets

Staff Reporter - Nov 18, 2016

By Simbarashe Zishiri HARARE- ZIMBABWE’S beverage giant, Delta Corporation, is likely to sell-off its sparkling beverages business, which bottles popular Coca-Cola brands, analysts say. Delta stands to…

Spar pulls out of Zim
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Spar pulls out of Zim

Staff Reporter - Nov 18, 2016

JOHANNESBURG-SOUTH –African retailer and wholesaler Spar Group has closed its distribution centre in Zimbabwe due to weak economic growth and will now supply independent stores from South…

Vic Falls gets ‘worldy’ new airport
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Vic Falls gets ‘worldy’ new airport

Staff Reporter - Nov 18, 2016

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire HARARE- TOURISM players in Zimbabwe are ecstatic following the completion of the Victoria Falls International Airport, which is set to usher in a…

Zim cricket continues to impact world
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Zim cricket continues to impact world

Staff Reporter - Nov 18, 2016

By Robson Sharuko HARARE- ZIMBABWE’S century of Test matches might not have gone the way the country wanted, with the Chevrons crashing to another defeat at the…

Trump win: lessons from Zimbabwe
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Trump win: lessons from Zimbabwe

Staff Reporter - Nov 14, 2016

By Siobhan Fenton & Lenin Ndebele AFTER one of the most extraordinary elections in history, Donald Trump became the most powerful man in the world, storming to…

56 years since TV arrived in Zim, so much change
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56 years since TV arrived in Zim, so much change

Staff Reporter - Nov 14, 2016

By Lenin Ndebele BULAWAYO- NOVEMBER 14 will pass as just another day for many people, except for those marking their birthdays or anniversaries of whatever kind. If you…