News – 263Chat http://263chat.com Zimbabwean media organisation focused on encouraging & participating in progressive national dialogue Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:40:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.5 86748600 2 O’Level Bursars At Council Schools http://263chat.com/2-olevel-bursars-council-schools/ http://263chat.com/2-olevel-bursars-council-schools/#respond Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:24:27 +0000 http://263chat.com/?p=19387 Council run schools in Harare have come under spotlight from the Auditor General’s office for employing under-qualified bursars with some reportedly in possession of only two ordinary level passes. According to the 2016 Auditor General report on local authorities, an inspection of primary school bursar’s personal files revealed that some did not have evidence of […]

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Health Talk Show hosted by Faith Zvorufura ft The Pink Foundation http://263chat.com/health-talk-show-hosted-faith-zvorufura-ft-pink-foundation/ http://263chat.com/health-talk-show-hosted-faith-zvorufura-ft-pink-foundation/#respond Sat, 22 Jul 2017 04:20:38 +0000 http://263chat.com/?p=19410 Content hosted by iono.fm 263Chat Health Talk Show hosted by Faith Zvorufura with Tatenda and Larisa from The Pink Foundation talking about Sexual Reproductive Health How it affects women particularly youth in tertiary institutions and secluded areas in Zimbabwe

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Diabetes A Growing Concern In Zim: US Based Nutritionist http://263chat.com/diabetes-growing-concern-zim-us-based-nutritionist/ http://263chat.com/diabetes-growing-concern-zim-us-based-nutritionist/#respond Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:10:47 +0000 http://263chat.com/?p=19394 Diabetes is a growing concern in Zimbabwe with almost 210,000 people suffering from the disease in 2015 while more than 70% of people aged between 20 and 79 not know they have the condition, U.S based nutritionist, Chipo Cordiales has said. Speaking at a Bio Innovation Zimbabwe diabetes workshop in Harare, Cordiales said a meta- […]

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Chicken Inn Dumps Poisoned Customer Halfway Through Medication http://263chat.com/chicken-inn-dumps-poisoned-customer-halfway-medication/ http://263chat.com/chicken-inn-dumps-poisoned-customer-halfway-medication/#respond Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:11:00 +0000 http://263chat.com/?p=19368 The country’s leading fast foods outlet, Chicken Inn has come under spotlight following an alleged customer poisoning incident at one of its outlets in Gweru. By Artwell Chirichoga and Delicious Mathuthu It is alleged that Chicken Inn, Gweru city branch repackages bulk detergent cleaning chemicals into smaller containers which resulted in one of the employees […]

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US$20 Million Boost For Command Agriculture http://263chat.com/us20-million-boost-command-agriculture/ http://263chat.com/us20-million-boost-command-agriculture/#respond Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:16:38 +0000 http://263chat.com/?p=19371 National Social Security Association (NSSA) has extended a US$20 million towards the government’s Command Program to support the production of fertilizer. NSSA board chairman, Robin Vela, made the remarks while presenting the authority’s second quarter financial statement. “ NSSA is committed to advancing national objectives such as food security amongst other goals.  To this end, […]

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Stop Acts Of Violence: MDC-T Warns Zanu PF http://263chat.com/mdc-t-calls-end-political-violence/ http://263chat.com/mdc-t-calls-end-political-violence/#respond Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:06:21 +0000 http://263chat.com/?p=19370 “The MDC is deeply disturbed and concerned about the recent spate of thuggery and banditry taking place in and around the country, particularly in the capital city, Harare.

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Mugabe to unveil ZRP Dedication Towers as a National Monument http://263chat.com/national-monument-zrps-morris-depot-parade-square-ready-unveiling/ http://263chat.com/national-monument-zrps-morris-depot-parade-square-ready-unveiling/#respond Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:41:09 +0000 http://263chat.com/?p=19356 Rural Development, Promotion and Preservation of National Culture and Heritage Minister, Abedinico Ncube has revealed that Dedication Towers at Morris Depot and Ntabazinduna will be availed as National Monuments by His Excellency President Robert Mugabe. Speaking at a gathering to check progress on the progress by the ZRP ahead of the unveiling ceremony by President […]

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ZACRAS Lambasts Charamba Over ‘Unwarranted Noise’ On Community Radios http://263chat.com/zacras-lambasts-charamba-unwarranted-noise-community-radios/ http://263chat.com/zacras-lambasts-charamba-unwarranted-noise-community-radios/#respond Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:52:20 +0000 http://263chat.com/?p=19355 The Zimbabwe Association of Community Radio Stations (ZACRAS) has come out guns blazing, lambasting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Media, Information and Broadcasting Services, George Charamba over his recent remarks that the call for the licensing of real community radio stations as ‘noise’ and ‘unwarranted’. Speaking at the official opening of AB Communications’ Hevoi FM […]

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“Two Of Three Zimbabweans Remain In Poverty”: UN http://263chat.com/lets-collaborate-end-poverty-2013-ministry-public-service/ http://263chat.com/lets-collaborate-end-poverty-2013-ministry-public-service/#respond Tue, 18 Jul 2017 17:56:13 +0000 http://263chat.com/?p=19334 Minister of Public Service labor and Social Welfare, Prisca Mupfumira has called on stakeholders including civil society, United Nations Country Team and the private sector, to collaborate and compliment government efforts in ending poverty. In a speech read on her behalf by Erasmus Gapara, Human Resources Director in the Ministry of Public Service Labor and […]

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Trafficable Roads Promote Ease of Doing Business: Magosvongwe http://263chat.com/trafficable-roads-promote-ease-business-magosvongwe/ http://263chat.com/trafficable-roads-promote-ease-business-magosvongwe/#respond Mon, 17 Jul 2017 16:44:10 +0000 http://263chat.com/?p=19291 Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Rural Development Promotion and Preservation of National Culture and Heritage, George Magosvongwe has called on local executive authorities to take a leading role in the Monitoring and Evaluation of the Ease of Doing Business reforms. Addressing Provincial Administrators and local executive authorities at a 100 days midterm review workshop […]

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