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Acie Lumumba to surrender himself to the police

Former ZANU PF and Chairman of the incubant party Viva Zimbabwe, Acie Lumumba will this afternoon be presenting himself for arrest at Harare Central Police station at 1:45pm. Statement from the party’s Information Department states that Lumumba will address the media prior to the arrest. Lumumba is expected to be arrested and charged for the statement he made last Thursday when ...

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Zimbabwe slowly approaching “boiling point” as protests increase

Zimbabwe which has been for decades reeling under a declining economy coupled by corruption and claims of government mismanagement could nearly be encroaching to declaration of a state of emergency as protest, demonstrations and public unrest are on the increase. Civil unrest in the country has now become more and more bold as activist and political oppositions are increasingly boldly ...

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Presidential hopeful Mujuru speaks out!!

After successful Bulawayo and Harare kick off campaign rallies, The Standard news political reporter Everson Mushava caught up with probably the most domineering force against President Mugabe todate, Dr JT Mujuru who under her new political party Zimbabwe People First will be locking horns with her former boss for the country’s top job. Everson Mushava: After your inaugural rally in ...

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Zimbabwe Youths makes landmark address with RBZ Governor

A team of Zimbabwean youths from various walks of life have made history yesterday, by opening a dialogue with the nation’s leadership on matters of the economy, governance and the future of Zimbabwe they frustratedly feel mortgaged by bad economic and political decisions. The meting, coordinated by Maureen Kademaunga, a DPhil student in Human Economy at The University of Pretoria ...

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Sir Wicknell lands himself under Tax & Fraud investigation radar

Flambuoyant hefty Harare dealer Wicknell Chivayo, who once revealed his affection for Bona Mugabe, president Robert Mugabe’s daughter on Facebook, has come under investigation for tax and tender fraud. Chivayo, whose personality is way larger than his physical build and unofficially ranked among Zimbabwe’s top wealthy on a list alongside Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa and Strive Masiiwa to mention a couple ...

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Steward Bank oils the SME-lending market, secures $15m

STEWARD Bank said on Tuesday it would start lending to the country’s small to medium scale enterprises (SMEs) from a pool of funds sourced from development finance institutions and internal resources. About US$15 million has already been raised for SMEs, the bank said, noting that it would continue to scout for funding to develop the SMEs sector. The bank, which ...

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Simba’s 30minutes Highlight Reel: Carl Joshua Tinodavanhu Ncube

ZimOnline News’ Simbarashe Nyanhanga caught up with Zimbabwe’s top funnyman, comedian Carl Joshua Ncube post his successful West African tour. As many Zimbabweans would, there are questions to be answered and much more; Simba: Who is Carl Joshua Ncube and shortly brief us how you got into Comedy Carl: I am a second generation stand-up comedian. My father Charles Palmer Ncube (RIP) ...

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Strengthening Zimbabwe’s institutional landscape to support the use of research evidence in policy making

  By Ronald Munatsi and Rejoice Ngwenya Evidence informed policy making is now a very topical feature in the global discourse and there is no dispute over the importance of using evidence to inform policymaking. The mandate of Zimbabwe Evidence Informed Policy Network (ZeipNET) is to develop and coordinate overarching national processes that support the use of research evidence in ...

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PIMC champions a Business Conference – “A solutions perspective”

Zimbabwean consultancy company Proxel International Management Consultancy are planning to host a business conference on 11 March, 2016 themed ‘Business challenges; a solutions perspective’ to be held at the Rainbow Towers, Harare. Key points of the conference will address topics such as; How to remunerate the streamlined staff in a deflationary economy, Survival techniques in the current economic environment, The ...

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NAMA People’s Choice Award & voting now open

National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) launched the 15th National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA) People’s Choice voting platform on Thursday 4th February 2016. Voting will run until the awards night on 13th February 2016 at 1800hrs. The People’s Choice Award is a special award given to an artist or arts organisation selected by the public. The public is afforded the ...

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