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Potraz debates on problems it is facing

 Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) today held a consultative workshop on Value Added Services (VAS) framework at Harare International Conference Centre (HICC). Speaking during the workshop, the Acting Director General of POTRAZ said the challenges that they are facing are mainly stem from lack of cooperation and fair play amongst the players in the value chain in particular network ...

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Teachers face punishment for striking

The Public Service Commission (PSC) said they will deduct leave days as punishment for all the teachers who participated on the demonstrations held early this month on salary increase. The protests were led by Zimbabwe Teachers Association (Zimta) and the Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ). The two associations have reviewed their grievances which have led them to their decision ...

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Government to spend 150,000 litres of fuel on solidarity march

Zimbabwe African National Union (Patriotic Front) (ZANU-PF) is set to hold a solidarity march in support of His Excellency Emmerson Mnangagwa on the 2nd of March. In a statement Zanu Pf secretary for Commissariat Retired General Dr E.A. Rugeje said the party is going to provide 150,000 litres of fuel to bus people from all provinces to Harare for the ...

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Zimbabwe Regulatory Energy Authority (Zera) to ban use of energy consuming appliances

  The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority is set to introduce a move to ban people from using electrical gadgets that ingest a lot of energy. This was said yesterday at a stakeholders meeting held in Bulawayo. In a statement, Engineer Samuel Zaranyika said the main benefit of the move is that there will be reduction in energy use and save ...

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Fuel crisis back again

The continuing of fuel shortages in the country  has resulted in the hiking of transport fares in high density locations. Yesterday in Harare many people were left stranded after commuter omnibuses (kombis) disappeared from roads and the few that were available increased fares by more than hundred per cent. In some parts of  Harare kombis were taking advantage of the ...

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Minister of Energy and Power Development Jorum Gumbo despises visible fuel queues

Minister of Energy and Power Development Jorum Gumbo dismisses rumors about fuel price increment. Gumbo said the country is not facing any fuel shortages since the country could afford purchasing it but some filling stations cannot afford to buy fuel as it being sold in foreign currency. Minister Gumbo seemed to be blaming motorist for panic buying which is causing ...

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Chamisa demands an authentic dialogue

Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-A) President Nelson Chamisa is in need of an inclusive, genuine and a credible dialogue in order to resolve economic crisis in the country. In an interview with France 24 yesterday Chamisa said the crisis that Zimbabwe is facing can only be cured by democratic consolidation, reforms and meeting of minds which include all key stakeholders. ...

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Controversial Prophets spotted putting on same belt

  There were pictures circulating on social media yesterday of controversial prophets wearing the same belt and amongst them was Pastor Alph Lukau who claimed that he raised a Zimbabwean man from the dead on Sunday in South Africa. People went as far as digging more information following the shocking miracle. There were speculations that all those prophets who were ...

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University of Zimbabwe refuses plan to serve game meat

The University of Zimbabwe (UZ) has denied the statement that it will offer game meat to returning resident students. In a statement released on Friday, the institution rejected false information that was circulating on social media which was entitled OFFERING OF GAME MEAT INSTEAD OF BEEF AND/OR CHICKEN. “The University of Zimbabwe does not feed students on game meat. “The ...

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Chamisa unpacks the nature of crisis in Zimbabwe

Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-A) leader Nelson Chamisa yesterday said the nature of crisis in the country is a crisis of governance and a leadership deficit problem which is manifesting as economic and social crisis. Speaking in Mkoba, Gweru at a “Thank you Rally” Chamisa said, in order to solve the economic crisis there should be democratic consolidation first. “There ...

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