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African Development Bank launches the Infrastructure Flagship Report

African Development Bank has launched the 2019 Zimbabwe Infrastructure Flagship Report which targets to provide guidance to Government, the Private Sector and stakeholders on the strategic infrastructure investments needed to undertake in order to move the country forward. The report was part of the technical work undertaken by the African Development Bank (AfDP), United Nations (UN) and the World Bank ...

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‘HongMeng will beat Android’: Huawei CEO

The World’s largest supply of Telecommunication Huawei has announced that they are working on a new smart phone Operating System called Hong Meng. In an interview with French magazine, Huawei CEO and founder Ren Zhengfei said the operating system will be 60% faster than Android and MacOS. “We built this system in order to be able to connect all objects ...

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Biti rules out ED leadership to Zim crisis

Former Finance Minister Tendai Biti said there is no guarantee that President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government will solve the economic crisis that the country is facing. Posting on his twitter handle Biti said there is no assurance that the rates will be normal and fuel ques will be a history in Zimbabwe. “It is absolutely ridiculous to believe that the rate ...

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Temba Mliswa exposes Sunny Yi Feng Tiles Company

Member for Parliament (MP) for Norton Constituency Hon.Temba Mliswa has called upon the Government to take action against Sunny Yi Feng Tiles Company for disposing dirty water in the main water sources which flows into Lake Chivero which is the main source for Harare water. Posting on his twitter handle Hon.Temba Mliswa called for immediate action against the Chinese company ...

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Monica Mutsvangwa urges citizens to appreciate Chinese Investors

Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa has called upon Zimbabweans to welcome Chinese investors who are reviving and enhancing the economy. Addressing the media at Sunny Yi Feng Tiles in Norton Company Hon.Mutsvangwa urged Zimbabweans to adopt and learn other people’s cultures without any criticism but to embrace them as the Chinese company are there to enhance the ...

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Abnormalities in power outages

Zimbabwe Electricity Distribution Company (ZETDC) has announced that it is extending load shedding hours outside the published schedule due to a huge rise in demand of electricity. The increament of load shedding is due to a huge rise in demand in excess of 1800MW against low generation. This means that there is a huge demand and use of electricity against ...

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US Embassy donates to Idai victims

The United States of American Embassy has donated a sum of $600k to assist small scale farmers who were affected by Cyclone Idai in Chimamani. Posting on its twitter handle US Embassy had assisted small scale farmers who were affected by the Storm in March along Chimanimani and Mozambique so they can recover from the losses they encountered during the ...

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‘US$10m is no guarantee for power’: Chasi

Minister of Energy and Power Development Fortune Chasi said the US$10 million that the government has paid to South Africa’s ESKOM is not a guarantee for power .He urged citizens to pay their electricity bills. Posting on his twitter handle Chasi said, “Zimbabweans while we have paid 10m$ this is no guarantee for power. We need to negotiate. The public ...

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Chasi warns ZESA non-paying consumers

Minister of Energy and Power Development Adv. Fortune Chasi has called upon every citizen to pay their electricity bills because Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority(ZESA) load shedding will be affecting everyone regardless of their status. Posting on his twitter handle, Chasi urged everyone to pay their electricity expenses because ZESA electricity blackout would affect everyone because of the non-payment.Chasi said electricity ...

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Botswana tax-man stops accepting payments in forex

Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) which is responsible for customs and excise duty in the country has announced that it will not accept any foreign currency as means of payments starting from the 1st of August 2019. In a statement the BURS said the aim is to restrain their highly administrative costs since the converting of forex to Botswana Pula ...

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