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A Journalism student at the University of Zimbabwe. I am a dynamic young lady eager to pursue a career path in Journalism and Communication Skills.

ZESA ‘reeling’ load-shedding

Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) said the normal power supply is to be restored today following a load shedding that has been experienced few days ago. This was after one of the units at the Hwange Power Station caught fire. In a press statement made by ZESA Holdings, the fire broke out in the Unit 1 boiler as a result of ...

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Former Minister Kagonye arrested

Former Minister of Labour and Social Welfare Petronella Kagonye was arrested over fraud allegations relating to the illegal parcelling out of State land in Harare and Mashonaland East Province. National police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi has confirmed Kagonye’s arrest. “She was arrested by the police special investigations unit, working with the Special Anti-Corruption Unit over issues related to illegal ...

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Victims of illegal housing to be compensated

Government said all land barons and councils that duped desperate home-seekers to settle and develop on illegal land will not only have their day in court but will be forced to compensate their victims. “Indeed these culprits, notoriously known as land barons, will not only have their day in court, they will also be made to compensate desperate home seekers ...

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Private Sector to assist Government

Government has announced that the Private Sector will assist in the procurement of Covid-19 vaccine which will be made available to Zimbabwean Citizens for free. In a press statement, Proffessor Mthuli Ncube said they are appreciating and welcoming the offer by the private sector to complement government’s resource commitment by contributing its own resources towards the effort. Press statement on ...

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25 herd of cattle struck by lightning

Chipinge prominent farmer Dawie Joubert has lost 25 brahmans to lightning which left many people arguing whether the meat will be good or bad for consumption. In an interview with ZBC News, Joubert said the Veterinary Services Department are assessing the situation. “The cattle herd has an estimated value of over 15 thousand United States Dollars.” said Joubert Joubert is ...

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Despite lockdown, ZERA still hikes fuel prices

Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority has announced the new prices of fuel despite the lockdown restriction measures which forbids people from any unnecessary movements following the high rate of Covid-19 cases being recorded per day. According to the statement by ZERA, they stated that the price increase will be effective from today. New fuel prices “Operators may however, sell at prices ...

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President Mnangagwa is back in Office

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has officially returned to work from his month-long leave inorder to make far-reaching decisions on the Covid-19 vaccine and its roll-out plan amongst other things. In a statement, the President assured the nation that no resource will be spared in tackling the Covid-19, a global pandemic that has forced governments across the globe, including Zimbabwe, to impose ...

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Land baron Mabamba arrested

Chitungwiza land baron Dr Fredrick Mabamba has been arrested by the anti-corruption hawks on allegations related to illegal parcelling out of residential stands all over Chitungwiza. Results of illegal parcelling of residential stands Mabamba was the member of United Westand Housing Cooperative Police sources states that Mabamba was seized at his Town Centre offices following a witch-hunt visit by a ...

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$86 million released for victims of cyclone Idai

Government has released $86 million to assist in the construction of 70 more houses for people who were displaced by Cyclone Idai in Chimanimani. This brings the number of houses being constructed at Westend Farm in Bumba to 125 with the initial 55 houses already at various stages of construction. Public Works Department Provincial Head Mr Tendai Chiwanza said the ...

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Zim hires more Nurses and Doctors

Government has hired 849 unemployed qualified nurses who were listed with the Health Services Board along with available doctors and environmental health technicians to boost the Covid-19 teams and other medical services. All qualified nurses who were not listed have been invited to apply to the Health Services Board so that they can be taken into service too. Furthermore, nurse ...

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