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Samuel Takawira

Journalist based in Harare

Gvt targets 2,8 million tonnes of Grain

Government is targeting to produce 2.8 million tonnes of grain in the 2020/21 farming season, Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Settlement, Dr Anxious Masuka has revealed. Addressing Journalists in the Harare recently, Dr Masuka said with better rains the country was set to produce better yields. “With predicted better rains this season. We […]

Chin’ono In Fresh Freedom Bid, Amid Fears Of Contracting COVID-19 In Deplorable Prison

Incarcerated Zimbabwean Journalists-cum activist, Hopewell Chin’ono has approached the Harare Magistrate Courts with a fresh bail application based on ‘changed circumstances.’ Chin’ono who was denied bail at both the Harare Magistrates and High Courts is through his legal counsel seeking to overturn the earlier judgments arguing that he is at high risk of contracting Covid-19 […]

Breaking: Mnangagwa Extends Lockdown By Two Weeks

President Emmerson Mnangagwa extended a lockdown aimed at stemming the spread of the coronavirus by two weeks to the 3rd of May. The initial lockdown, which started on 30 March, confined citizens to their homes for most activities, only permitting outings for buying food or health emergencies. Watch Video Here  More details to follow

Parirenyatwa dismisses Fake CoronaVirus Message

The Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals has dismissed as fake a message circulating on social media purporting that some of its nurses have tested positive for COVID-19. In a statement, Parirenyatwa said none of its nurses tested positive for COVI-19. “We have taken note of some falsehoods circulating on social media regarding nurses who are alleged […]

Govt Explains Lock-down Operalisation

Government through the COVID-19 Inter Ministerial TaskForce has explained how the nationwide military-patrolled lockdown will be operationalized. President Mnangagwa yesterday joined other African countries that have imposed curfews in a bid to curb the spread of covid-19 virus . Below is the Full Statement on the operalisation of the Lockdown The lockdown will certainly upset […]

Breaking US Dollar Bounces Back In Zimbabwe

Zimbabweans with access to free funds can now pay for goods and services in foreign currency, the Reserve Bank Of Zimbabwe has said. Last year, In a bid to defend bond Notes, the government outlawed the use of the United States dollar and a host of other foreign currencies in local transactions. Below is the full statement from […]

Govt Cancels Independence Celebrations, ZITF

The Zimbabwean government has all national gatherings including the much anticipated 40th Independence day celebrations and the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair due to the coronavirus pandemic with funds for the events redirected towards fighting the disease. This was said by President Emmerson Mnangagwa when he addressed the nation this afternoon. More to Follow….