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Zimbabwe ready to engage the world: Sadc chair
The Sunday News Darlington Musarurwa, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania NEW Sadc chairperson Tanzanian President Dr John Magufuli yesterday called on the international community to remove sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe, saying the country has “now opened a new chapter and is ready to engage with the rest of the world”.... Read more
Drug addicts turn to mental patients’ pills
The Sunday News Peter Matika, Senior Reporter BULAWAYO is fast turning into a haven for drug peddlers, who are pushing an assortment of dangerous substances, turning gullible youths into addicts. Sunday News discovered that so cunning are drug dealers that they have devised shrewd methods of concealing and shipping drugs... Read more
UPDATED: ED arrives in Tanzania for Sadc Summit
The Herald Darlington Musarurwa  in DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania Leaders attending the 39th Ordinary Summit of Southern African Development Community (Sadc) Heads of State and Government, which begins here today and ends tomorrow, will consider a resolution to push for the removal of sanctions against Zimbabwe, it has been... Read more
‘Education must produce industries’
The Herald Nesia Mhaka Herald Correspondent The country’s education system should result in the creation of industries and jobs, Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister, Professor Amon Murwira has said. Prof Murwira said this during the Harare Polytechnic graduation and prize giving ceremony yesterday. “Modernisation and... Read more
Citizens commend demo ban
The Herald Herald Reporters Zimbabweans from all walks of life yesterday commended the courts for upholding a ban on an intended MDC-Alliance demonstration, saying previous protests organised by the party had led to deaths and destruction of property. MDC-Alliance notified police of their planned demonstration on August 5 this... Read more
State assisted funeral for Cde Yambira
The Herald Victor Maphosa Herald Correspondent PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has conferred liberation war hero status and accorded a State-assisted funeral to the late deputy director in the Protective and Security Inspectorate, Cde Sanford Morgan Yambira. Cde Yambira, whose Chimurenga name was Morgan Hondo, died on Wednesday at Westend Hospital in... Read more
Govt funding for entrepreneurs
The Herald Farirai Machivenyika Senior Reporter Government has set aside $40 million as a venture capital fund to assist entrepreneurs and organisations that have viable business ideas. This was said by Industry and Commerce Minister Mangaliso Ndlovu during a post Cabinet briefing this week. The initiative brings to $100... Read more
MDC demo: 91 arrested
The Chronicle Zvamaida Murwira, Harare Bureau The Zimbabwe Republic Police yesterday arrested 91 people in and around Harare in connection with an illegal demonstration that was organised by the MDC-Alliance. In a statement last night, police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi said the 91 were arrested for various offences arising... Read more
Kariba falls from glory to ghost
The Herald Isdore Guvamombe Assistant Editor Kariba Dam, which for 60 years towered over one of Africa’s mightiest rivers — the Zambezi — impounding one of the world’s largest reservoirs and providing reliable electricity to Zambia and Zimbabwe, has shrivelled to a ghost of its former self. And, unfortunately,... Read more
91 illegal protesters arrested
The Herald Zvamaida Murwira Senior Reporter Police yesterday arrested 91 people in and around Harare in connection with the illegal demonstration organised by  MDC-Alliance. The Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services said no one died during the demonstrations, while two people were injured. One allegation of assault on... Read more