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December 28, 2018 5:37 PM Harare budgets $52m for roads

Harare City Council (HCC) has set aside a budget of over $50 million to repair the capital city’s dilapidated and pot hole-infested roads with effect from January 2019. Harare mayor Hebert Gomba said the road rehabilitation programme is set to start early January as the council is targeting to repair 10 roads per ward around Harare’s suburbs and Central 16

November 26, 2017 11:04 AM Grace Mugabe must not be granted immunity

Norton Independent legislator Temba Mliswa has warned that the former first lady Grace Mugabe must not be granted any immunity to the crimes she committed as she was too over excited to a point of grabbing husbands, land, dams and looting property. "As such no settlement must provide immunity from Grace Mugabe. She was overexcited, grabbing husbands 56

October 8, 2017 10:22 PM Muchinguri speaks on dams

“I would like to urge Zinwa to take immediate action to restore damaged infrastructure at all water bodies in the province so that communities can fully participate in the command fisheries programme,” she said. Minister Muchinguri-Kashiri said Government had unveiled $20 million from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe to support the programme and all water 19

September 21, 2017 6:57 AM Mayor offers unemployed PhD graduate a job

Cape Town – Dr Lukhanyo Mekuto will be starting his first day at work on Thursday and it’s all thanks to Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille who offered him an internship. On Wednesday, the Cape reported that while Dr Mekuto celebrated his achievement, he’s been frustrated by the lack of opportunities after submitting his thesis in February. “I was moved 66

August 28, 2017 3:01 AM Role of landfill pollution in global warming matrix

When issues of pollution are discussed, reported and presented, it’s normally the discourse of air pollution that supersedes that of landfills. Without undermining the role of air pollution in the global warming matrix, I’m convinced that landfills are equally demonic in nature, scope and content. So many people are engaged in pollution activities, consciously 15

August 19, 2017 2:50 PM Beitbridge widow scoops top farmer prizes

A WIDOW with seven children who is into fish farming, among other activities, has been selected Beitbridge’s best farmer after beating fellow contestants at an annual district agricultural show dominated by women. Mujini Ndou from Dimlomo village who exhibited chicken, fish, garden products and crops was the overall winner at the show, where prizes were overshadowed 16

August 11, 2017 3:01 AM Mphoko says Zim to sell excess water to South Africa

VICE-PRESIDENT Phelekezela Mphoko yesterday said Zimbabwe will soon sell some of its excess water to South Africa’s dry northern provinces. Speaking at the commissioning of Beitbridge town’s $40 million water treatment plant, Mphoko said negotiations between the two countries were already at an advanced stage. He said the facility — whose initial cost was $11m, but somehow 18

July 23, 2017 3:34 AM First lady identifies partners to work with at Bulawayo Kraal

Addressing the Matabeleland North Presidential Interface rally in Lupane, Matabeleland North, Dr Mugabe said after the Ministry of Agriculture Mechanisation and Irrigation Development cleared 250 hectares for the project, they put 100 hectares under seed maize because of water shortages. The total hectarage of the Bulawayo Kraal Irrigation Scheme is about 17

July 15, 2017 9:01 AM Inclusive govt had brought relief

MDC-T deputy secretary general Tapiwa Mashakada has said the inclusive government which involved his party had brought relief to the country's economy which the ruling Zanu PF has now reversed. Maskahada said Bubi-Lupane dam was completed by the inclusive government and commissioned by the then Prime Minister The Right Honourable Dr Morgan Richard Tsvangirai 13

July 2, 2017 2:19 AM Command agriculture fiasco — ‘Zim’s own version of state capture’

Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa last week came out guns blazing as he tried to defend government’s controversial command agriculture programme after The Standard revealed that a scandal could be brewing over the financing model. According to an advisory note by the Finance ministry’s public debt management office, government could be prejudiced of millions 40