263Chat http://263chat.com Zimbabwean media organisation focused on encouraging & participating in progressive national dialogue Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:26:18 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.5 86748600 Opinion: “Countries Such as Zimbabwe Lack Democracy,” Intimates Namibian President http://263chat.com/opinion-countries-zimbabwe-lack-democracy-intimates-namibian-president/ http://263chat.com/opinion-countries-zimbabwe-lack-democracy-intimates-namibian-president/#respond Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:26:18 +0000 http://263chat.com/?p=20123 Namibian President Hage Geingob made what I believe were the most powerful, although diplomatically wrapped, stinging remarks against dictatorships, such as Zimbabwe. In his speech – during the closing ceremony of the 37th Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit in Pretoria South Africa, as the 2018 chairperson – Geingob commended democratic maturity in Botswana and […]

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Weekend Entertainment Review with Munashe Chokodza http://263chat.com/weekend-entertainment-review-munashe-chokodza-11/ http://263chat.com/weekend-entertainment-review-munashe-chokodza-11/#respond Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:08:48 +0000 http://263chat.com/?p=20104 Jibilika The biggest dancing festival in the country, Jibilika Dance Festival began on Friday in Harare with international dancers being part of the colorful event that started 10 years ago. What made this event more interesting is the fact that it is a different type of entertainment. At the end of the festival, the Dzivarasekwa born […]

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Prophets Urged to Stop Discouraging Patients From Taking medication http://263chat.com/prophets-urged-stop-discouraging-patients-taking-medication/ http://263chat.com/prophets-urged-stop-discouraging-patients-taking-medication/#respond Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:47:16 +0000 http://263chat.com/?p=20105 Ministry of Health and Child Care, Dr David Parirenyatwa has urged prophets and traditional healers to stop discouraging patients from using medication in the name of spiritual healing. In an interview with 263Chat, Parirenyatwa said his Ministry is completely is concerned about prophets who tell patients to stop taking medication claiming them to be healed […]

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Cancer Related Deaths, Cause For Concern: Parirenyatwa http://263chat.com/cancer-related-deaths-cause-concern-parirenyatwa/ http://263chat.com/cancer-related-deaths-cause-concern-parirenyatwa/#respond Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:31:27 +0000 http://263chat.com/?p=20102 Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr David Parirenyatwa has said government of Zimbabwe is working to achieve the 25 percent reduction in premature mortality from non-communicable diseases by 2025 and has already begun a process of retooling public hospitals through funding the procurement of new linear accelerators and brachytherapy equipment without donor support. Officiating […]

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Kenya’s Twiga Foods Closes $10.3M Series A Investment Round http://263chat.com/kenyas-twiga-foods-closes-10-3m-series-investment-round/ http://263chat.com/kenyas-twiga-foods-closes-10-3m-series-investment-round/#respond Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:08:08 +0000 http://263chat.com/?p=20116 Content hosted by iono.fm The last few weeks have seen three promising African tech startups land significant investments– namely, the Nigerian digital payments firm, Flutterwave ($10 million), the Kenyan mobile-driven food supply platform, Twiga Foods ($10.3 million), and the South African fractional investments service, EasyEquities ($7.5 million).In this installment of the African Tech Round-up, we […]

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Goodmorning Zimbabwe… Lets say grace http://263chat.com/goodmorning-zimbabwe-lets-say-grace/ http://263chat.com/goodmorning-zimbabwe-lets-say-grace/#respond Mon, 21 Aug 2017 14:14:58 +0000 http://263chat.com/?p=20112 Content hosted by iono.fm Its been a weird time in the country with all the icecream being eaten and models allegedly beaten but the NOOGNATION is here to unfigure it out! They talk about how the first lady got diplomatic immunity and if really any mother would have done the same if she has caught […]

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Public Interviews for Prosecutor General Underway http://263chat.com/public-interviews-prosecutor-general-underway/ http://263chat.com/public-interviews-prosecutor-general-underway/#respond Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:15:55 +0000 http://263chat.com/?p=20113 Public interviews to select the new Prosecutor General are currently underway in Harare. As of midday, Charles Chinyama and acting PG, Advocate Ray Goba had already appeared before the Judicial Services Commission with five others including Florence Ziyambi,  Misheck Hongwe and the First Lady Grace Mugabe’s  lawyer, Wilson Manase yet to appear. Charles Chinyama however […]

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#263Jobs: Systems Manager (with FMCG Industry) http://263chat.com/263jobs-systems-manager-fmcg-industry/ http://263chat.com/263jobs-systems-manager-fmcg-industry/#respond Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:36:49 +0000 http://263chat.com/?p=20110 Systems Manager (with FMCG Industry) – At least 6 years working experience, Strong in JAVA (JAVA Certificate added advantage; BSc. Information Technology or Equivalent; Strong Systems capability; Knowledge of SWAN, Store Line, POS IT & Other Programmes a distinct advantage; Ability to assess and audit the application of systems; Sound analytical and problem solving skills; […]

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“We Wanted Mnangagwa to Bury Mahofa”: Zanu PF Youths http://263chat.com/wanted-mnangagwa-bury-mahofa-zanu-pf-youths/ http://263chat.com/wanted-mnangagwa-bury-mahofa-zanu-pf-youths/#respond Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:17:54 +0000 http://263chat.com/?p=20087 Scores of Zanu PF youths who caused chaotic scenes at the National Heroes Acre on Sunday said they wanted Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa to preside over his late ally, Shuvai Mahofa’s burial instead of the Acting President Phelekezela Mphoko. The youths, some of whom were clad in Zanu PF regalia with Mnangagwa’s name said they were protesting […]

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Increasing Odds of Success Through Characterizing Value Chain Actors http://263chat.com/increasing-odds-success-characterizing-value-chain-actors/ http://263chat.com/increasing-odds-success-characterizing-value-chain-actors/#respond Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:17:46 +0000 http://263chat.com/?p=20086 A fine-grained view of agricultural opportunities in most developing countries can result from better characterization of value chain actors such as farmers. In addition to revealing interdependencies between value chain actors, a nuanced understanding of African agriculture can foster dynamic resource allocation. However, accurate farmer characterization remains a pain in the Palahuru for financiers and […]

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