Day: April 27, 2024

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Over to you President Ruto: Kenyan leader adds to distinguished list of ZITF guests

PRESIDENT William Ruto of Kenya today adds his name to a distinguished roster of international leaders who have officially opened the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) in Bulawayo. President Ruto embarked on his inaugural visit to Zimbabwe yesterday, arriving at Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport for a two-day State Visit.  He received a warm welcome […]

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President Mnangagwa welcomes his Kenyan counterpart President Dr William Ruto at the Joshua Mqabuko International Airport in Bulawayo. President Ruto will officially open the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair today.
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Zimbabwe, Kenya must leverage on ties for benefit of citizens – President

ZIMBABWE and Kenya must leverage on the rich shared history, social, political and economic ties as well as abundant natural resources for the mutual benefit of their citizens, President Mnangagwa said here last night. Addressing a banquet to honour visiting Kenyan President William Ruto, who will today officially open the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF), […]

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Zimbabwe Takes Action Amid Devastating Drought: Education Sector Rallies for Climate Resilience

In the wake of a dire state of national disaster declared on April 3, Zimbabwe finds itself grappling with the harsh realities of a crippling drought sweeping across much of southern Africa. President Dr E.D Mnangagwa’s recent call for US$2 billion in humanitarian aid underscores the urgent need for assistance in the face of this […]

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Parks and Wildlife Bill to empower communities

The Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority will soon be compelled to involve communities adjacent to wildlife areas, in conservation and other wildlife commercial activities, in line with Government’s devolution policy, the Parks and Wildlife Amendment Bill recently gazetted provides. The Bill also establishes a fund to compensate victims of human and wildlife conflict. […]

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Vice President Dr Constantino Chiwenga converses with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi after their closed-door meeting on the sidelines of the Iran-Africa International Economic Conference in Tehran, Iran, yesterday.
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VP Chiwenga meets Iranian President Raisi

VICE President Dr Constantino Chiwenga yesterday met Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi for bilateral talks as Zimbabwe continually seeks global economic synergies in traditional and emerging markets. The meeting was held on the sidelines of the Iran-Africa International Economic Conference which the VP is attending together with Government representatives from across Africa. The conference is part […]

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ZEC Chief Elections Officer Mr Utloile Silaigwana
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All set for by-elections today

ALL logistical arrangements are in place for today’s by-elections in Harare East and Mount Pleasant constituencies in Harare, with the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission calling on registered voters to exercise their right to choose a representative of their choice. By-elections are being held to fill vacancies created following the resignations from the National Assembly of former […]

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Business

AirZim starts accepting ZiG

National carrier, Air Zimbabwe is now accepting payment in Zimbabwe Gold (ZiG), boosting confidence in the new currency. In a statement on X (formerly Twitter) yesterday, Air Zimbabwe said the ZiG payments reflected a commitment to adapting to the evolving financial landscape by offering stakeholders convenient payment methods. “As we integrate Zimbabwe Gold currency into […]

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National dress on display at Mutare Polytechnic College stand at ZITF yesterday
Lifestyle and Entertainment

Vibrant national fabric displays at ZITF

THIS year’s Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) has seen a surge in exhibitors showcasing the national dress fabric. The trend reflects a growing national embrace of the nation’s unique symbol of identity. A number of exhibitors were seen wearing outfits made from the fabric.University students are also at the forefront of promoting the national fabric. […]

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National police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi
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15 perish in horror crash

FIFTEEN church members died while 41 others were seriously injured when a Mercedes Benz Sprinter commuter omnibus they were travelling in collided head-on with a haulage truck at the 53km peg along the Harare-Masvingo Highway yesterday. The group was on its way to a church gathering in Chivhu when tragedy struck at around 4pm near […]

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Four para-athletes vie for Paralympics qualification

FOUR Zimbabwean para-athletes are facing the globe in the World Para-Athletes grand prix in Marrakech, Morocco where they are chasing after qualification for the 2024 Paralympic Games. The Paralympic Games are scheduled for Paris, France in August. And the quartet of Clement Nyoni, Kudakwashe Chigwedere, Vimbai Zvinowanda and Tinotenda Bango are out to punch their […]

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