Day: December 11, 2023

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‘Let us have faith in developing the country’

Zimbabweans must have faith in themselves and in their efforts to develop the country, President Mnangagwa said yesterday while opening the 5 000-seater, The Heart Stadium in Waterfalls, Harare, constructed by Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries leader Prophet Walter Magaya. According to the clergyman, the state-of-the-art stadium is a replica of the home of English […]

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Heart Stadium officially opened

PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has saluted the work done by Prophet Walter Magaya on the mega-dollar Heart Stadium, which was officially opened amid glitzy and glamour in Waterfalls yesterday. The 5 000-seater expandable venue has several unique features including corporate booths, “dug-in” dugouts and a suspended pitch. And President Mnangagwa was charmed. “I didn’t know that we […]

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Zhovhe Dam fishery project to drive rural development

A major fishery is now being implemented at the Zhovhe Dam, about 70km west of Beitbridge town, as the centre for production of fish fingerlings for farming in fish ponds by over 16 000 Zimbabweans across four provinces. The project is expected to promote rural development and boost food and nutrition security. It will run […]

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Call to invest in climate-proofed ecosystems to fight climate change

AS Zimbabwe and other SADC countries face the looming El Nino-induced drought, experts have called for investment in healthy climate-proofed ecosystems to survive climate change shocks. The need was stressed at a meeting on the sidelines of the 28th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) underway in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to discuss […]

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Defence forces support top priority

The Government is committed to supporting the Zimbabwe Defence Forces’ training and human development programmes despite competing demands and limited resources, Defence Minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri has said. She said this in a speech read on her behalf by Permanent Secretary in her Ministry, Mr Aaron Nhepera, during the graduation ceremony of the Junior Staff Course […]

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More rural schools get electricity

Schools in rural and farming communities will be upgraded through the provision of electricity to improve the quality of learning and bridge the gap between rural and urban communities. Speaking during the commissioning of five transformers installed at four schools and a business centre in Mberengwa District at the weekend, Primary and Secondary Education Minister […]

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Prof Ncube honoured for economic transformation

Finance, Economic Development and Investment Promotion Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube has been voted the best African Finance Minister of the Year and named among 100 Most Reputable People at the two-day Global Reputation Forum, Reputable Bank and Fintech Awards held in Westminster, England, yesterday. Prof Ncube, who presented a paper and gave a keynote address […]

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Major boost for Zim, Moza trade as rail service commences

MOZAMBIQUE’s railways and ports company, Caminhos de Ferro de Moçambique (CFM), today resumes rail transport services on the Machipanda railway line, which links Beira and Zimbabwe, a development that will improve the ease of doing business between the two countries and allow expansion of Zimbabwean traffic to the region and the world via Beira. President […]

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