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October 11, 2018 1:38 AM ‘We aren’t one hit wonders’

After their hit song Izanka Leli, Victoria Falls-based duo, DJ Ace Kater and Ras Boom went quiet. The duo however said yesterday they have been working on an album titled Just For Control. Izanka Leli which got considerable airplay resulting in it being nominated at the Bulawayo Arts Awards and Skyz Metro FM awards last year, shot them to stardom 19

October 2, 2018 10:25 AM Kariba appoints new town clerk

Kariba Municipality has appointed former chamber secretary, Mr Richard Kamhoti, as its substantial town clerk. Mr Kamhoti takes over from Mr Webster Tembo who retired recently. Kamhoti (57), who holds a Bachelors in Administration from the University of Zimbabwe, believes Kariba has the potential to be a prime tourism destination. He also holds a Master 6

September 17, 2018 12:44 PM NSSA finds investor for Beitbridge hotel

The National Social Security Authority (NSSA) is finalising an agreement with a leading hotel company that will see its closed Beitbridge hotel facility being re-opened. The proposed venture is likely to result in a new mixed business model covering accommodation, casino, tertiary education and serviced apartments, close sources say. The 136 room state-of 5

September 14, 2018 8:23 AM ‘Carnival to rake $50million proceeds’

ZIMBABWE Tourism Authority (ZTA) chief executive officer, Mr Karikoga Kaseke, says the 2018 Harare International Carnival slated for next month is expected to rake in $50 million to the economy. He told journalists that the seven-day leisure event, to be held from 14 to 20 October, would bring in more guests and generate huge proceeds for the tourism 9

September 10, 2018 3:59 AM NRZ opens premier coaches to individual passenger bookings

The National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) has opened its premier class coaches to individual passenger bookings following demand for the service by travellers. Prior to this decision the premier class coaches were only available for block bookings targeting groups with a minimum of 13 people. In a statement NRZ public relations manager, Mr Nyasha Maravanyika 30

September 1, 2018 7:00 PM Mzembi trial date set

The State has set November 19 and 29 as trial dates for former Cabinet minister Walter Mzembi who is facing a slew of corruption charges. Mzembi appeared before Harare magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwagwa represented by Job Sikhala yesterday. His trial on allegations of misappropriating funds meant for the 2013 United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) 30

August 27, 2018 2:11 PM Miss Tourism Zimbabwe dates moved

Miss Tourism Zimbabwe (MTZ) has been moved from September 8 to September 22 for their national finals to pave way for the Miss World Zimbabwe pageant, an official has said. The two pageants had been pencilled for the same day albeit in different cities. However, MTZ chairperson Sibusisiwe Dube-Muleya said they had moved theirs to September 22 to ensure 17

July 23, 2018 3:15 PM Mahachi speaks on Zim Peace Festival

Award-winning gospel musician Tatenda Mahachi says he is delighted to be among the country’s crème de la crème of local musicians that are billed to perform at the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA)-organised gospel concert dubbed the Zimbabwe Peace Festival. Mahachi is among a strong line-up of gospel singers, including Baba Manyeruke, Baba naMai Charamba 25

July 22, 2018 4:18 AM Fastjet pledges to help revive Bulawayo

BUDGET airline fastjet says it wants to play a bigger role in reviving tourism in Matabeleland after launching a Harare-Bulawayo service on Friday. The airline, which already has flights between Harare, Victoria Falls and Johannesburg, came in as a direct competitor to Air Zimbabwe, which had monopolised the route for many years. “Bulawayo has so much to offer 25

July 18, 2018 3:02 AM Miss Zim, Miss Tourism finals on same day

The country’s two flagship beauty pageants, Miss World Zimbabwe and Miss Tourism Zimbabwe (MTZ), will be held on the same day, September 8. As MTZ has been on overdrive preparing for the national pageant that will be held in Bulawayo, Miss World Zimbabwe has been holding auditions for aspiring models for the pageant whose finale will be in Harare 45