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Economic and political instability chasing away investors: ZCTU

By Staff Reporter The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Union (ZCTU) says economic and political instability in the country is scaring away investors, a development that has deeply affected the working class. The National Social Security Authority (NSSA) recently revealed that at least 10 companies are closing down every month, with about 1 800 workers losing […]

Ministry of Health launches “let’s go zero’’ Ebola website

By Watmore Makokoba The Ministry of Health and Child Welfare with support from Mimosa Mining Company has joined hands to facilitate the establishment of an Ebola awareness and alertness multimedia platform – According to the World Health Organisation, Ebola is transmitted to people from wild animals & spreads in the human population through human-to-human […]

Harare presents 2015 Budget Proposal – residents to retain 10% of revenue

By Farai Dauramanzi City of Harare (CoH) on Thursday 30 October 2014 presented its 2015 budget proposal which will see residents retaining 10% of all collected revenue and no changes in tariffs. According to the budget that was presented to council by the City’s Finance and Development Committee chairperson Councillor Tranos Moyo (Ward 15) the […]

Government commits to reviving arts and culture sector

By Staff Reporter The government of Zimbabwe is in the process of crafting a culture and arts policy that seeks to improve the country’s creative industries. This came out at a two-day National Arts and Culture Strategy dialogue convened by the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) in Bulawayo. The indaba runs until Thursday, under […]

We’re Hiring an Intern – Writer

Are you: A good writer? Open-minded? Willing to learn? Willing to work in a small team? Inquisitive Passionate Self-starter Basic understanding of social media tools within the realm of journalism We’re looking for someone who has studied/is currently studying journalism and can write. We would like to see some of your written articles. Use and […]

Harare Receives Fire Engines from ICZ

By Farai Dauramanzi The City of Harare on Wednesday 29 October 2014 received fire tenders that were donated by the Insurance Council of Zimbabwe (ICZ). After this donation, Harare’s fire department now has 12 fire engines at its disposal from a mere seven. The fire department has been struggling for many years and this donation […]

Press Statement by Ambassador Catriona Laing on UK trade mission to Zimbabwe

Ambassador Laing spoke at a press conference alongside Zimbabwe’s Minister of Finance Patrick Chinamasa Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen I welcome you to this press conference The UK Trade Delegation arrived in Zimbabwe this afternoon and is being led by Alex Lambeth, Director of British Expertise. British Expertise is a leading trade organization supporting British […]

African Leaders Trying to Escape Crimes against Humanity

By Farai Dauramanzi Some human rights defenders in Zimbabwe has criticised the recent decision by the African Union Summit of Heads of States and Governments to exempt all sitting heads of states and other senior government officials from being prosecuted under the statute of the African Court of Justice and Human and People’s Rights (ACJHPR). […]

Bulawayo Youth Speak on Presidency

By Staff Reporter Bulawayo youths have questioned whether the presidency is a strict preserve for people with liberation war credentials amid criticism that some youths do not match the 1970s crop which waged a bitter struggle against colonialism. Speaking during the ongoing Ideas Festival youths expressed concern over talk that people who did not go […]

UK Trade Mission Expected in Harare on Tuesday

An official UK Trade Mission is set to arrive in Zimbabwe this Tuesday. This is the first such mission to Zimbabwe in many years. The theme of the mission is ‘Applying UK expertise in project finance, infrastructure and development to support the implementation of Zim Asset’. The delegates will meet with senior members of the […]