Author: Aldridge

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Zimbabwe Set to Achieve Record 600,000 Tonne Wheat Harvest

In a remarkable turnaround amidst challenging conditions, Zimbabwe is on track to harvest a record-breaking 600,000 tonnes of wheat this season. This comes after farmers planted an impressive 121,769 hectares of wheat, surpassing the national target of 120,000 hectares. This achievement represents a significant increase from last season, where 91,000 hectares were planted, yielding 468,000 […]

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Zimbabwe Ensures Fair and Non-Partisan Food Distribution Amid Drought

Zimbabwe has declared the ongoing drought a State of Disaster and is working tirelessly to address the food insecurity caused by the El Niño-induced drought. In a significant step, the United Nations recently signed a US$429.3 million drought flash appeal with the Government to assist over 3 million food-insecure people. Additionally, organizations such as the […]

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Government Cracks Down on Land Barons in Show of No Sacred Cows

In a decisive move against corruption, the Zimbabwean Government has intensified efforts to hold land barons accountable for their fraudulent activities. This crackdown aims to protect desperate home-seekers who have been exploited by illegal land deals. Recently, three land barons from Warren Park—Robert Makwiza (50), Robson Mugwagwa (44), and Patricia Rusike (50)—appeared before Harare Magistrate […]

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Zimbabwe Joins the World at the International Anti-Corruption Conference in Lithuania

The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) delegation is attending the prestigious International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) in Vilnius, Lithuania, from June 18 to 21, 2024. This year’s conference, themed “Confronting Global Threats: Standing for Integrity,” is funded by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the UN Global Impact. Joining this global fight against […]

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Zimbabwe and China Launch Harare Polytechnic-Huaye Institute of Excellence

The unveiling of the Zimbabwe-China Harare Polytechnic-Huaye Institute Plaque of Excellence marks a significant milestone in Zimbabwe’s educational and industrial development. This event symbolizes the fruitful partnership between Harare Polytechnic and institutions in Shanxi Province, China, aimed at transforming Zimbabwe’s education system to better serve national development goals. Under President Mnangagwa’s leadership, Zimbabwe has reformed […]

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ICZ Donates Wheelchairs to St Giles Rehabilitation Centre

In a heartfelt event at St Giles Rehabilitation Centre, the Insurance Council of Zimbabwe (ICZ) demonstrated its commitment to corporate social responsibility by donating wheelchairs and assistive devices. Dr. Grace Muradzikwa, IPEC Commissioner, highlighted the significance of the donation, emphasizing the empowerment it provides to road accident victims. The donation event underscored ICZ’s history of […]

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Windfall for Zim Exporters

The Second Republic has achieved a major success on the international stage as CBZ Bank secured an $80 million loan from the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank). This financing will support trade and capital expenditure for Zimbabwe’s productive sectors. The agreement, signed on June 12, 2024, at the 31st Afreximbank Annual Meetings in the Bahamas, allows […]

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US Relentless in Recruiting Youths for Regime Change

The US continues to recruit talented young Zimbabweans to further its regime change agenda in Zimbabwe and its broader global domination goals. Through its Community Engagement Exchange Program (CEEP), the US Embassy in Zimbabwe recently posted on X: “Attention young leaders! The CEE Program is accepting applications for a year-long fellowship. Join a community of […]

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New Committee Formed to Fight Drug Abuse

The Ministry of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage, led by Hon. Kazembe Kazembe, has set up a new Inter-Ministerial Committee to fight drug abuse in marginalized communities. This group includes religious organizations, schools, the police, traditional leaders, and various government departments. They will work together to create a plan to tackle drug abuse and support […]

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Zero-Rating Gold Supply to FGR Boosts Zimbabwe’s Economy

The decision to eliminate the 15% Value Added Tax (VAT) on gold deliveries to Fidelity Gold Refinery (FGR) has been welcomed by many. This change, announced through Statutory Instrument 105 of 2024, is expected to strengthen Zimbabwe’s currency and ease the financial burden on gold miners. By removing VAT on gold deliveries, the government aims […]

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