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India to donate Covid-19 vaccine

Vice President and Minister of Health and Child Care, Constantino Chiwenga has announced that Zimbabwe will be receiving Covid 19 vaccine from India. In a media briefing, VP Chiwenga noted that government will be purchasing another set of doses for the vaccination program which was launched a week ago. VP Chiwenga added that this purchase would also cement the economic ...

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Mwanjali hangs shooters

Former Zimbabwe , CAPS United FC and Mamelodi Sundowns FC captain Method Mwanjali has retired from football. Mwanjali(38) said he is putting his football playing career to a stop to focus on a coaching career. “I would have wanted to leave my playing career on a high note. I wanted, at least, one more season but Covid-19 has made sure ...

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full 2021 school calendar out

Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has today released the school calendar for the entire year following the relaxation of lockdown measures by government. According to the ministry, the first term opens on March 15, 2021 for examination classes, and the rest of the classes a week later on, March 22 while paying attention to WHO health guidelines. The first ...

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More Land Barons arrested

Executive members of Samuel Parirenyatwa Housing Cooperative in Ruwa and Magariro Housing Cooperative in Msasa Park have been arrested by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) for illegal parcelling out of community land meant for building schools to desperate homeseekers. ZACC spokesperson Commissioner John Makamure confirmed the arrest of these land barons saying they will not rest until they bring justice ...

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Mary Mubaiwa’s trial adjournment opposed

Vice President Chiwenga’s estranged wife Mary Mubaiwa’s request for trial adjournment has been opposed by the State led by Mr Charles Muchemwa and Mrs Netsai Mushayabasa. Muchemwa and Mushayabasa argued that the witnesses have been attending court for a long time and there was no proof to show that Mubaiwa could not comprehend court proceedings. Mubaiwa had told the court ...

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Rains expected to ease off

The Meteorological Services Department (MDS) has advised members of the public that the rains are expected to ease off countrywide from today until Sunday with a light drizzle likely to be experienced in some parts of the country. In a statement, the MDS said by the end of this week people will be expected to change from wearing warmer clothes ...

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Gvt to address pending issues

The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has allayed fears of the parents on schools increasing fees arguing that only the Government has the right to approve whether the fees has to be increased or not. This follows the complaints made by parents on the immediate opening of schools by the Government without giving them enough time to prepare for ...

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US renews sanctions on Zimbabwe

United States President Joe Biden has issued a notice on the continuation of sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe in 2003, citing lack of reform in restoring democracy. In the notice, President Biden noted that the actions and policies of the Zimbabwe government are allegedly a threat to the US foreign policy and so the renewal of the sanctions for another year ...

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ZIMTA threatens ‘disrupting’ strike.

Government announced the reopening of school in phases while the Zimbabwe Teachers Union has threatened a strike until their conditions are met. This comes after the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education released school opening dates for both examination and all other classes on 15 and 22 March 2021. Meanwhile, teachers have been complaining on their incapacitation to report for ...

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Smelly Dube arrested for land fraud

Gweru businesswoman and Chief Executive Officer of River Valley Properties Mrs Smelly Dube has been arrested on allegations of illegal acquisition and sale of State land. National police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the arrest of Dube stating that she was arrested by a Special Anti Corruption Commission team.  “Yes, I can confirm that the police working with the ...

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