Author: Aldridge

Lifestyle and Entertainment

Miss Universe pageant back in Zim

ZIMBABWE is set to be part of the Miss Universe beauty pageant for the first time in 22 years, with this year’s edition including mothers and married women below the age of 28. After a two-decade hiatus, one of the most prestigious pageants in the country Miss Universe Zimbabwe returns on the 9th of September, […]

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Positive Development

Gwayi Shangani Lake set to be completed by the end of the year

THE government is prioritising funding for the Gwayi Shangani Lake project to ensure it is completed by the end of the year. It took more than a century for the Gwayi Shangani project to kick off after the idea to construct the water body was first mooted in 1912. The project has been given priority […]

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Lifestyle and Entertainment

Zimbabwe, Zambia to jointly conserve Mana Pools, surrounding areas

Zimbabwe and Zambia will now be jointly overseeing the Lower Zambezi and Mana Pools Transfrontier Conservation Area, commonly referred to as the LOZAMAP TFCA with a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) having been signed. Speaking during the signing ceremony, Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Mangaliso Ndlovu called on stakeholders to fast track the formalisation […]

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Binga revels in hosting National Culture Month

PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has said Binga, in Matabeleland North Province, is today the centre of national attention as the Government launches the National Culture Month to preserve and celebrate the country’s diverse cultural identity. The President said this yesterday while addressing scores of Zanu-PF supporters who had gathered to receive him soon after landing at Joshua […]

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Business

Auction rate up to $1 888

The weighted average at yesterday’s foreign currency auction run by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, the first pure Dutch auction with a pre-announced bundle of currency on sale, was $1 888,0119:US$1, which was 34,4 percent below the $1 404,8039 the previous week. The Reserve Bank announced last week that US$15 million would be available this […]

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Opinion and Analysis

CHOLERA ALERT

Staff Reporter Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal infection caused by ingestion of food or water contaminated with the bacterium Vibrio cholerae.  Cholera is an extremely virulent disease that can cause severe acute watery diarrhoea and vomiting that can turn into life-threatening dehydration. It takes between 12 hours and 5 days for a person to show […]

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Business

Govt takes price madness head-on

Government, whose responsibility is to protect the consumer and ensure stability, will “take all measures necessary”, including painful ones if need be, to ensure price stability, the President has said. Business, he added, was seemingly squandering Government’s goodwill, privileges and incentives to profiteer and, in some instances, illicitly transfer funds “beyond our borders for stashing”. […]

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President to launch culture month in Binga

PRESIDENT Mnangagwa will officially launch the 2023 edition of the Culture Month at Kariyangwe Secondary School in Binga district on May 27 after cabinet approved the hosting of the 2023 edition of the National Culture Month celebrations. This was revealed by Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Senator Monica Mutsvangwa during the Post Cabinet […]

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Sports

Caps United held by Hwange

Caps united 0Hwange 0 Caps United failed again to find the back of the net in a dull match played at the giant National sports stadium. They were forced to lose their rhythm because the visitors were employing delaying tactics. The visitors had come with a game plan of slowing the tempo of the game. […]

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Religion

Mnangagwa Attends Ezekiel Guti’s Centenary Celebrations

President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Sunday attended the Zimbabwe Assemblies of God Africa – Forward in Faith Ministries International (ZAOGA-FIF) founder Ezekiel Guti’s centenary celebrations at Glamis Arena in Harare. Guti recently turned 100. In his address, Mnangagwa paid tribute to Guti for his 75 years of preaching the Gospel and 63 years od ZAOGA’s existence. […]

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