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Signs Of Soaring Green Energy Uptake As ZERA Registers 99 Companies

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) registered 99 renewable energy companies last year in what serves as testimony to wide spreading appreciation of green energy products. This follows last year’s gazette that required operating licenses for renewable energy companies. The move sought to improve service delivery and protect consumers from substandard workmanship in the wake […]

Relief For Chikurubi Prisoners As TelOne Donates PPE Worth ZWL$300 000

State-owned telecommunications company, TelOne has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worth ZWL$300 000 to Chikurubi Maximum Prison in a move to alleviate PPE shortage at the country’s biggest prison in light of the increased COVID19 transmissions. The timely donation which includes hand sanitisers and washable face masks for in-mates was handed over to Zimbabwe Prisons […]

How Ignite Youth Org Is Imparting Hope & Purpose Among Youths

In a world turned upside down by a global pandemic, a sense of purpose -in all parts of life- is now more important than ever. At a time when many are dealing with angst, fear, chaos, and uncertainty, most young people are questioning the meaning of their lives. Many search for purpose in life, but […]

Talent Search Show Organisers Upbeat Despite COVID-19 Threat

Talent search project, Dreamstar Zimbabwe is upbeat that its virtual edition, prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic will be a major success. The contest organisers who usually move across the country scouting for musical talent have been and will continue running virtual audition series from when they stared in June until just before the finals which […]

Increased Farm Brick Production Threatens Forests

A surge in production of farm bricks is fast becoming a key driver of deforestation in Zimbabwe, 263Chat has established. In Harare, temporary structures synonymous with yet to be regularized settlements like Hopely and Epworth suburbs have seen an increase in construction activities creating massive demand for farm bricks which are relatively cheaper. Informal brick-moulders […]

TelOne Donates 500 Tree Seedlings To Hwahwa Prison

In a bid to expand its prisons tree nursery and orchard project, government-owned telecommunications company TelOne donated 500 tree seedlings to Hwahwa Medium Prison on Friday. The project was launched at Chikurubi Prison farm last year as part of our TelOne’s corporate social investment programme. Since then Chikurubi prison farm has become the hub of […]

Call For Nominations In The IGNITE Youth Awards

Ignite Youth Organisation in collaboration Jibilika Trust is calling for nominations in The IGNITE Youth Awards which are slated to take place on Tuesday 22 December, in the capital. The deadline to submit nominations is 30 November 2020 The awards aim to recognize and celebrate the contributions and achievements of socially responsible youth aged between 13-25 […]

TelOne Expands Nursery And Orchards Project

Government-owned telecommunications company TelOne has announced the expansion of its prisons tree nursery and orchard project which was launched last year at Chikurubi Prison farm. Speaking to journalists during a media tour at Chikubi Prison Farm today, TelOne Communications Head, Melody Harry said outside the obvious environmental benefit, the expansion will provide some financial gain […]

NAMA 2021 Honors Zim Legends

The COVID-19 pandemic has ‘upsetted’ plans for the 20th edition of National Arts Merit Awards which are slated for 27 February 2021. Unlike the previous editions which honored artists from competitive pool, next year’s edition will celebrate 40 living legends who were influential, during a stipulated period, in shaping various sub-sectors of creative and cultural […]

VUCA Environment Training On The Cards

Local skills development organisation AfriSkills will be holding an executive training workshop under the theme Strategic Management in a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA) Environment between 3 and 4 December at Dzimbahwe Lodges, Ruwa Harare. This hands-on course is designed to balance theoretical and practical topics, from organisational behaviour, strategic management, behavioural economics and […]