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Illegal logging threatens Zim forests
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Illegal logging threatens Zim forests

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Sifelani Tsiko IN the heart of Zimbabwe’s third largest state forest, Mafungabusi in the central part of the country, a  soccer pitch has been carved out…

Global platinum production to fall in 2017
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Global platinum production to fall in 2017

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Tichaona Kurewa HARARE-Platinum producers in Southern Africa face tough times in 2017 as global total platinum production is expected to fall by 4 percent in 2017…

Tourists opt to sleep in buses, coaches, churches
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Tourists opt to sleep in buses, coaches, churches

Staff Reporter - Mar 17, 2017

By Freedom Mupanedemo THE majority of tourists coming to Zimbabwe are shunning conventional hotels and other hospitality facilities opting instead to sleep in coaches, buses or cars in…

Zuma talks tough
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Zuma talks tough

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Tichaona Zindoga JOHANNESBURG - President Jacob Zuma has reignited the emotive issue of land redistribution here, urging black parties to unite and amend the country’s constitution…

Myths and mysteries of Dande’s Petrified Forest
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Myths and mysteries of Dande’s Petrified Forest

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Freedom Mupanedemo MBIRE District in northern Zimbabwe is a pervasively superstitious countryside. There, an owl does not just fly during the day for nothing! If you…

Zim truck drivers top list of users of sex enhancements drugs
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Zim truck drivers top list of users of sex enhancements drugs

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Charity Ruzvidzo ZIMBABWEAN long-haul truck drivers now top the list of people who are using sex-enhancement drugs which pose serious health risks, a new report has…

Region’s wildlife under serious threat
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Region’s wildlife under serious threat

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Lazarus Sauti NAMIBIA and Zimbabwe are blessed with a variety of wild animals such as buffaloes, elephants, leopards, lions, Lichtenstein’s hartebeests, rhinoceros, antelopes, zebras, pangolins, roan…

Three Monkeys restaurant – the pride of Victoria Falls
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Three Monkeys restaurant – the pride of Victoria Falls

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Tichaona Kurewa VICTORIA FALLS - As one drives from Victoria Falls International Airport or from Bulawayo or even from Kazungula Border Post into Victoria Falls heading towards…

Zim exports continue upward trend
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Zim exports continue upward trend

Staff Reporter - Mar 06, 2017

By Tichaona Kurewa HARARE - Zimbabwe’s exports for the month of January 2017 have increased slightly compared to the same period last year owing to various measures…

Bots targets Nam, Zim to boost trade
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Bots targets Nam, Zim to boost trade

Staff Reporter - Mar 06, 2017

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE- Parastatal Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC) this week said it will lead trade promotion missions to Namibia and Zimbabwe in March and…

Hands off Mugabe: Only Zimbabweans can determine his tenure
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Hands off Mugabe: Only Zimbabweans can determine his tenure

Staff Reporter - Feb 27, 2017

The Southern Times Writer WINDHOEK  - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe continues to provide strong leadership to Zanu-PF and Zimbabwe, and only the people of that country can determine…

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..…