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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 […]

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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 […]

Children present Budget Submissions

By Farai Dauramanzi The Zimbabwe National Council for the Welfare of Children (ZNCWC), National Association of Youth Organisations (NAYO) and the Harare City Junior Council (HCJC) on Tuesday 21 October 2014 presented budget submissions at Town House that were gathered from children in five provinces of the country. The child friendly budgeting submissions research was […]

Bulawayo City Council adopts $158m 2015 budget

By Staff Reporter BULAWAYO residents will next year fork out more to the local authority for services rendered, if government approves the city’s proposed $158 million 2015 budget. The budget, unveiled on Thursday at a special council meeting, proposed to increase tariffs by 4%. The proposed expenditure budget is pegged at $107 million and the […]

MKD leader accuses Dr Mugabe of paralysing government

By Farai Dauramanzi Dr Simba Makoni the leader of Mavambo.Kusile.Dawn (MKD) has accused the First lady Dr Grace Mugabe of paralysing government since her entrance into politics two months ago. Speaking at a press briefing that was held on Tuesday 21 October 2014 at MKD’s head offices in Harare, Dr Makoni said that large numbers […]