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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 15

November 30, 2018 4:19 AM ‘Mzembi suffering from cancer’

Former Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Walter Mzembi is critically ill with colon cancer and is in South Africa where he is undergoing chemotherapy, his lawyer has revealed. Mr Job Sikhaka told the Harare magistrates’ court yesterday that Mzembi could not attend the start of his trial for alleged theft of trust property involving $1,6 million 11

November 13, 2018 3:59 PM Zim gets $3,6m cyber security grant

Zimbabwe yesterday received a $3,6m grant for cyber security equipment to curb the increase in cyber crimes. The grant was inked by Finance minister Mthuli Ncube and Japan ambassador to Zimbabwe Toshiyuki Iwado at a signing ceremony at the ministry offices. Iwado said the main aim of the project was to improve the safety of Zimbabwe and southern Africa 17

October 26, 2018 2:36 PM Comedian plans Mukadota icon revival

Comedian Carl Joshua Ncube says he wants to remake the iconic ZBCtv comedy drama series Mukadota that was a hit in the 80s. “This is still an idea that I want to bring to life. I want to reach out to ZBC so that we try to revive the iconic Mukadota into a film or a sitcom and even a comic book,” said the comedian. He said Mukadota was an iconic figure 18

October 25, 2018 4:59 PM Tich Mataz launches ‘Africa Asia Talk Show’

Veteran radio and television personality Tichafa Matambanadzo better known as Tich Mataz has added another branch on his career. Tich Mataz who is currently in Indonesia together with controversial preacher Paul Sanyangore has exploited the opportunity and started a talk show programme titled the Africa Asia Talk Show. The talk show, according to the broadcaster 19

October 17, 2018 7:36 AM Kanye West meets President Museveni…Gifts him a pair of sneakers

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Monday met Kanye West and and his wife, reality TV mogul Kim Kardashian West at State House Entebbe. Kanye, an American rapper has been in Uganda since last Friday shooting a video in Murchison game park — home to a wide variety of wildlife species and a falls of River Nile on its course to Sudan through the Albertine 29

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 28

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 11

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 7

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 13