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Beitbridge ready for Jikinya dance festival

The 2018 National Jikinya Dance Festival is going to be celebrated on the 22nd of November at Welton Primary School in BeitBridge under the theme” Enriching the National Educational thrust Through Dance”, premised on embracing the arts education. The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education Mrs Tumisang Thabela will be the guest of honour as all the ...

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Nasty fallout reports in the MDC alliance dismissed

Vice President of the Movement For Democratic Change (MDC) Alliance Professor Welshman Ncube has dismissed what he referred to as untruthful reports that there have been nasty fallouts between him and the MDC Alliance President Nelson Chamisa. “I never spoke to the author of the story, everything attributed to me i never said .There is no fallout between me and ...

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Bus catches fire killing dozens

At Least 42 passengers are feared dead  and 27 others injured through burns after a Brooklyn express bus caught fire along Bulawayo –Beitbridge road last night while traveling to Musina , South Africa. The bus is suspected to have been filled with gas and caught fire after the conductor switched on the lights of the bus, other injured passengers were ...

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Post-election killings: fingers on Chamisa

“I see the effort to nail the innocent exonerating the guilty, a play to weaken and eliminate MDC and faces in the democratic alternative, soon you will see vindictive arrests, hired witnesses making stories and victimise “reads Chamisa’s tweet. All testimonies that were given before the commission of inquiry are pointing fingers on Nelson Chamisa and his party the Movement ...

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Post-election commission mired with shocking lies

Post the July 30 Zimbabwe Harmonised Election and August 1st shooting in Harare, several senior members of the government have been summoned before the President appointed commission of inquiry for testimonies especially those regarding the violence and fatal shootings. Zimbabwe Electoral Commission Chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba was the first to take the stand and testified that the violence leading to ...

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VP Mohadi opens( ECSA)health conference

Vice President Kembo Mohadi officially opened the 67th East Central and Southern Africa Health Community Conference (ECSA) in Victoria Falls today under theme “Universal health coverage Addressing health needs of the underserved.” The conference meant identify policy issues and passing resolution that contribute in addressing health needs and underserved, the conference was hosted by the chairperson of the ECSA health ...

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Government removes import duty on sanitary pads

Government has scrapped off import duty on sanitary pads a step to be welcomed by women as the prices of basic toiletries are now beyond the reach of many. “The Minister of Finance and Economic Development Prof Mthuli Ncube yesterday mentioned the removal of duty on sanitary pads in the 2019 budget statement  at a pre-budget seminar in  Bulawayo and ...

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Female ministers, hope for Zimbabwean women

Following the appointment of female ministers by President Emmerson Mnangagwa in his cabinet, most women in Zimbabwe felt so honoured at the same time encouraged and empowered. Most women were so happy that for the first time, the Ministry of Defence and War Veterans and that of Youth, Sports, Arts and Recreation are now headed by Oppah  MuchingurI Kashiri and ...

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Sanitary pads crisis

Zimbabwe is economically challenged leading to unexpected high prices of sanitary pads making it difficult for some women and girls to purchase and afford the sanitary pads . The fact that sanitary pads are sold at a higher price has affect ted many women and girls in communities to such an extent that some are suggesting girls not to go ...

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Domestic violence unbearable to men

Domestic violence is experienced by both men and women however, men are now more vulnerable than women emotionally and physically due to different claims and reasons. Several organisations in Zimbabwe are conducting domestic violence campaigns so as to ensure a decrease in the violence in communities. Family bonds foundation will be commemorating the international men’s day in line with advocating ...

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