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January 9, 2019 5:03 AM Govt suspends duty on commodities

Suspension of duty on selected commodities among them luxury and public service buses, ammonium nitrate fertilisers, fertilised eggs for hatching and powdered raw milk among other critical goods, came into effect on Wednesday last week, according to Government Gazette published on Friday. Some of the goods on the exemption list include raw wine all for approved 25

November 21, 2018 3:03 PM Govt shoots down 300pc hike in uniform prices

Government has shot down proposals by textile firms to hike prices of school uniforms by a massive 300 percent. This comes after uniform prices went up by as much as 440 percent last month. Addressing a government-hosted indaba on prices with business leaders on Monday, Industry minister Mangaliso Ndlovu revealed that some players in the textile industry 29

September 24, 2018 2:14 PM Churches defy govt ban on public gatherings

Several churches in Harare yesterday defied a government ban on public gatherings and continued worshiping in the face of a stepped-up campaign to prevent the spread of cholera. This comes after police issued a ban on all public gatherings and illegal food vending to control the spread of cholera, which has killed over 30 people in the capital, Harare 32

September 12, 2018 5:09 AM Govt suspends classes at Glen View school

Government has ordered the temporary suspension of lessons at Glen View 5 Primary School in Harare to pave way for the provision of adequate sanitation facilities. This followed reports that two pupils had died, while over 20 others received treatment for suspected cholera. A visit by The Herald to the school, which is located in the cholera epicentre 23

September 3, 2018 6:18 AM Schools open tomorrow: Govt

The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has dispelled social media rumours that schools will open on September 10, instead of tomorrow for the third term. In an interview yesterday, permanent secretary in the Ministry, Dr Sylvia Utete-Masango, said there were no changes and encouraged teachers and pupils to be ready for schools opening tomorrow 31

July 16, 2018 4:19 PM Govt explains shortage of hospitals in Matabeleland

The shortage of hospitals in Matabeleland is a result of sparse population density caused by migration of local citizens to neighbouring countries, government has said. This comes amid bitter complaints over a critical shortage of primary health care facilities in the three Matabeleland provinces. So dire is the situation that villagers are being forced 55

April 13, 2018 12:19 PM Mnangagwa gives multi-million dollar ‘travel services’ GOVT contract to VP Chiwenga’s wife

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has made tackling corruption his campaign platform but documents made available to Nehanda Radio show that within 55 days of the military coup that saw a change of government the wife of coup leader now Vice President Constantino Chiwenga was granted a multi-million dollar contract to provide travel arrangements for the Office 50

April 1, 2018 12:58 PM Man freed in govt amnesty up for theft

A former inmate released from prison through presidential amnesty on March 25 has been hauled before the courts on theft charges. Evans Chikwanda, 26, was remanded in custody to April by Harare magistate Tilda Mazhande. He is facing two counts of unlawful entry. According to State papers, on March 16, Chikwanda allegedly unlawfully entered into Patrick 32

March 21, 2018 8:02 PM Govt grants amnesty to tax defaulters

Those wishing to be granted the tax amnesty should apply to ZIMRA and declare outstanding taxes and duties as at Dec. 1, 2017. The amnesty covers all outstanding taxes or duties such as income tax, pay as you earn, value added tax, presumptive tax, capital gains tax, customs and excise duty and stamp duty, among others. "A payment plan should be proposed 102

March 12, 2018 6:09 PM SADC poll observers meet govt minister

"Part of our terms of reference are that we should come and assess the state of readiness in as far as preparations for elections are concerned and that state of preparedness will be assessed through interactions with various stakeholders from today until the end of the week," said Thohlane. He said after interactions with the stakeholders, the team will be able to assess 71