Day: January 24, 2024

ZEC Chief Elections Officer Utoile Silaigwana
News

Zanu PF makes head start in by elections

ZANU PF has bagged five wards ahead of the 3rd of February 2024 by election after CCC candidates were disqualified from contesting by the High Court of Zimbabwe. The ruling party capitalised on the mayhem currently devouring the opposition to bag the five wards. CCC is engulfed in a tug of war with it’s president […]

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Gas discovery: Zim to tap into oil-producing countries

FOLLOWING its discovery of oil and gas in Muzarabani, Mashonaland Central, Zimbabwe will tap into the knowledge of oil-producing countries like South Sudan to derive maximum benefits for its people. This came out yesterday when President Mnangagwa gave his brief to the country’s newly-appointed Ambassador to South Sudan Kossam Mupezeni. The President appointed Ambassador Mupezeni […]

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Business

Meikles register 5% room occupancy increase

Meikles Limited recorded a 5% jump in room occupancy in the third quarter ended 30 November 2023. The company presented its third quarter trading update. “Room occupancy grew by five percentage points to 42% for the quarter from 37% achieved last year. The average room rate, in USD terms, was 13% above last year and, […]

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Speaker calls for laws to promote AI

SPEAKER of Parliament Advocate Jacob Mudenda has called for crafting of legislation that promotes the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the implementation of national policies, saying it will help the country realise its developmental goals as Zimbabwe aims to attain an upper middle income status by 2030. Officiating at the Parliament of Zimbabwe Institutional […]

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Sports

Dynamos, CAPS Utd get Rufaro leases

GIANTS Dynamos and CAPS United are on the brink of securing long-term leases for Rufaro Stadium in a development that could change their fortunes for the better.  The venue, which last hosted a Premiership match in 2019, is under refurbishment and is expected to be ready for top-flight action next month.  All things being equal, […]

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Bulk mining investment surges

ZIMBABWE’S mining sector has huge potential for rapid growth given its scope for bulk mining with major mining houses in the country planning to spend big on exploration projects this year with an aggregate budget of about US$50 million. The increase in investment is attributed to several factors, including the Government’s supportive policies, the discovery […]

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Business

Zulu project to restart production next month

Premier African Minerals has maintained late February as the deadline for production-restart at its Zulu lithium and tantalum project in Matabeleland South Province. In November last year, the Zimbabwe-focused diversified mining group  announced that plant operations at Zulu had been partially suspended to allow for civil construction to commence in preparation for the installation of the […]

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False start to former CCC legislator’s assault trial

The trial of recalled former CCC MP for Mabvuku-Tafara constituency, Munyaradzi Febion Kufahakutizwi who is facing charges of malicious damage to property and assault failed to kick off today as the witness was unavailable. Kufahakutizwi allegedly damaged a vehicle in Mabvuku and assaulted a Zanu PF member at a funeral. Presiding magistrate Mrs Ethel Chichera […]

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Business

Zim’s agric labour practices charm world tobacco stakeholders

A PRESENTATION on the country’s agriculture labour practices (ALP) got plaudits at this year’s Tobacco Workers Conference (TWC) in Knoxville, Tennessee in United States with stakeholders recommending them for upcoming events such as the Cooperation Centre for Scientific Research Relative to Tobacco (CORESTA) annual conference. This was said by the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board […]

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