El Niño’s grip on Matabeleland South province has tightened the economic screws on Plumtree women as the drought has devastated the harvest of mopane worms, a critical source of income for many. For them, mopane worms, or amacimbi, are more than dietary supplements as they fuel the local economy. Women in Plumtree communities traditionally harvest, […]

The government is cracking down on illegal foreign currency trading and stepping up enforcement of exchange rate regulations after the Ministry of Finance, Economic Development and Investment Promotion has empowered the central bank’s Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) with additional resources to more effectively target violators. Since the introduction of the new ZiG currency in April, […]

President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa recently toured and officially commissioned a state of the art Baker’s Inn plant in Bulawayo. The plant, which has a production capacity of 160 000 loaves a day, is set to serve the Southern region of the country. Speaking during the commissioning ceremony, President Mnangagwa said the investment of USD30million by […]

The Minister of Finance, Investment Development, and Promotion, Professor Mthuli Ncube, officiated a significant event today as he presented state-of-the-art ICT equipment to Mosi oa Tunya High School. During a formal handover ceremony, Professor Mthuli Ncube emphasized that this donation epitomizes President Emerson Mnangagwa’s inclusive vision, which advocates for leaving no one and no place […]

With his suave, urbane demeanour, decades worth of political experience and significant role in the anti-apartheid movement, one would expect Cyril Ramaphosa to confidently land a second term as South Africa’s president. But pollsters predict that in elections later this month, Mr Ramaphosa’s African National Congress (ANC) could get less than 50% of the vote […]

Legendary musician Majahawodwa Ndlovu, popularly known as Jeys Marabini, has expressed gratitude and excitement after receiving a luxury vehicle from renowned businessman Wicknell Chivayo, well known as Sir Wicknell Marabini is the latest artist to receive a car from Chivayo, who has previously gifted vehicles to other prominent Zimbabwean musicians like Sandra Ndebele, Aleck Macheso, […]

Cholera cases have significantly dropped in Hwange District. Hwange district environmental health officer, Miss Junior Bande, revealed this during a media briefing, citing a situational report as of April 25. Hwange district had 292 suspected cases, 31 confirmed case and 1 confirmed death and 282 recoveries. Victoria Falls has not recorded a cholera case confirmed […]

In a tragic turn of events, a man died after drinking tea made with sugar he found at a dumpsite in Victoria Falls, according to a report received by the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Victoria Falls on April 22. . Matabeleland north province Acting police Spokesperson, Assistant Inspector Namatirai Mashona confirmed receiving a report of […]

Former Home and Away star Orpheus Pledger has been arrested after a three-day police manhunt in Australia. Mr Pledger, 30, is facing four charges for allegedly assaulting a woman, authorities say. He had been granted bail on Monday to undergo a court-ordered medical assessment, on the strict condition that he return the following day. But […]

Vice President Kembo Mohadi says Africa must transform itself through the modernization of its industrial vice. Speaking while officially opening the ZITF 2024 Connect Africa Symposium, VP Mohadi said Africa must grow intra Africa trade to remedy its current circumstances. He stated that there is a need to empower small businesses, particularly those owned by […]

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