Day: October 24, 2023

News

Govt tightens screws on tenders . . . new electronic procurement system to combat corruption

CORRUPTION in the awarding of tenders will now be a thing of the past following the launch of the Electronic-Government Procurement (E-GP) system by President Mnangagwa yesterday. The Electronic-Government Procurement system will minimise human assistance in the awarding of tenders and help tackle corruption. An efficient and modern public procurement system, which increases value for […]

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Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister Felix Mhona yesterday led a delegation on a tour of the highway where he opened about 3km of dualised road, just a few kilometres from the Mbudzi roundabout in Harare.
News

Harare-Beitbridge road nears completion

THE rehabilitation of the Harare-Masvingo-Beitbridge highway is nearing completion with 465km now open to traffic while about 3km of dualised road was yesterday opened to traffic. The rehabilitation of the Harare-Beitbridge highway and modernisation of the Beitbridge Border Post to bring in efficient systems aimed at reducing or eliminating delays, are some of the signature […]

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Ms. Eneida Fernandes
Business

World Bank appoint Eneida Fernandes as new Country Manager for Zimbabwe

The World Bank (WB) has appointed Ms. Eneida Fernandes as the new country Manager for Zimbabwe. The WB released a statement to that effect last Friday. “Ms. Eneida Fernandes has officially begun her assignment in Zimbabwe as the new World Bank Country Manager,” read the statement. The country Manager is responsible for leading the Bank’s […]

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Zanu-PF Midlands Provincial chairperson Cde Larry Mavima
News

All in place for Zanu-PF Annual National People’s Conference

THE Zanu-PF Midlands organising committee for the 20th Annual National People’s Conference set for Gweru has said it is ready to host the indaba, which kicks off tomorrow with the Politburo meeting in Harare. With three days left before delegates start arriving in the Midlands capital for the National Peoples Conference, Zanu-PF Midlands Provincial chairperson […]

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ICT, Postal and Courier Services Minister Tatenda Mavetera and Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Dr Jenfan Muswere being interviewed by the Great Zimbabwe University Campus Radio during joint celebrations to mark World Post Day and International Day for Universal Access to Information at Chivi Growth Point yesterday.
News

New strategies to narrow rural-urban ICT gap

THE Second Republic is working out strategies to improve access to ICTs, digital literacy and mobile phone connectivity as part of a concerted drive to create a digital economy by 2030, the Minister of Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services, Tatenda Mavetera, has said. This is in the spirit of “leaving no one and […]

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Knox Mutizwa
Sports

Mixed fortunes for Warriors abroad

THERE were mixed fortunes for Zimbabwe internationals across the globe as domestic football returned after the 10-day Fifa break for national teams. There were big wins for Tendayi Darikwa and Knox Mutizwa while Terrence Dzvukamanja, Ronald Pfumbidzayi and Onismor Bhasera featured in a heavy defeat for their side while Tino Kadewere watched the action from […]

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PRINCE Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince and Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia
Sports

Saudi Arabia to host Esports World Cup

PRINCE Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince and Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia, announced yesterday the launch of the Esports World Cup, which will be held annually in Riyadh starting summer 2024. The largest global event of its kind, the competition will provide a platform that supports the gaming and esports sector and boosts […]

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EXQ, Feli Nadi and Nutty O
News

Lifestyle event, Jameson Connects comes to Zim

TOP  lifestyle event, Jameson Connects is set to host its first edition in Harare next week Saturday. In a statement, organisers revealed that the event will be held at Jam Tree Restaurant. “The world-renowned Jameson Connects is finally making its debut in Harare this November at Jam Tree Restaurant. Jameson Connects promises to bring an […]

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National police Spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi
News

More arrested in Operation ‘Tame the Traffic Jungle’

A TOTAL of 104 282 arrests have been and over 1 800 vehicles impounded under the ongoing operation “Tame the Traffic Jungle” which police launched countrywide on 12 September 2023. The operation is a partnership between police and local authorities, and other stakeholders involved in the blitz aimed at ensuring that vehicle owners comply with […]

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