Day: April 29, 2017

Zimbabwe U19 cricket team clinches series win

The Zimbabwe under 19 cricket team sealed a series victory after a comprehensive 171 run win over Namibia at Harare Sports Club today. Nambia won the toss and sent Zimbabwe in to bat first. Wesley Mudhevere top scored for the hosts with 62 runs in an innings which saw Dion Myers chipping in with 56 while Milton Shumba made a half century. The three half century makers helped Zimbabwe reach 287 handing Nambia a difficult task of scoring 288 runs in order to win the match. Chasing 287 Namibia felt the heat with Albert Vander Merwe out for 5 before Jan Loftie Eaton was out for a duck. Save for Eben Van Wyk who managed 55 runs, Namibia struggled with Liam Roche leading from the front with the ball after ending with figures of 4 for 32. Dion Mazhawidza and Madhevere each took 3 wickets, ensuring Namibia were bowled out for 116 as Zimbabwe won by 171 runs to clinch the series....

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Bob 93 Select returns from Germany

Chairman of the Bob 93 Select which is now back home from a tour of Germany Tendai Zhakata says the visit to Hamburg was significant in exposing budding talent to modern training methods. Zhakata said the country has a lot to learn in the administrative side of sport after the Hamburg Festival experience. The Bob 93 Select which was made up of a 40 member delegation toured Germany where they were part of the Hamburg Schools Sports Festival held from the 14th to the 24th of this month. Players that toured Germany were selected at the Bob 93 Sports Festival held in the capital....

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Cheshire flat saga takes new twist

A group of homeless people living with disabilities, who were evicted from a Cheshire flat in Harare’s avenues areas a over a week ago, has dismissed as false claims by the Leonard Cheshire Zimbabwe Board of Trustees that they once rejected an offer of flats and loans extended to them by the organisation. They said they never received such an offer only to hear about it in the media. In 1948, Leonard Cheshire from United Kingdom, took a dying man who had nowhere to go into his home. With no money, he nursed the man and they became friends....

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Cde Chinotimba takes ICTs training to Buhera

The legislator for Buhera South Constituency, Cde Joseph Chinotimba in collaboration with the Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (TUZ) has launched an ambitious programme to train teachers in information communication technologies (ICTs) to enable them to fully implement the new education curriculum. The basic ICTs training workshop, which brought 173 participants at Muzokomba secondary school, also saw Cde Chinotimba participating in the exercise. Doubling as the patron of TUZ, Cde Chinotimba said he was compelled to start the project after realising that the new education curriculum is ICT driven and most of the teaching staff were lacking the relevant skills....

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ZITF ends on high note

The 58th edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) has ended in Bulawayo, with the government pledging to implement proposals from the business community on economic growth policies. ZITF preliminary survey results show that 93 percent of the exhibitors met with their target customers and 87 percent received prospects for future sales. They also indicate that 706 exhibitors took up space occupying 44 000 square metres which represented 91 percent of the space made available for sale. At least 13 foreign nations took part in this year’s show, while on the local participation, 59 percent of the exhibitors...

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Central intelligence key to national security: Pres Mugabe

President Robert Mugabe has hailed to work of the Presidential Department, saying central intelligence is an integral part of the country’s security system. He was speaking at the burial of the late Assistant Director – Western Region in the Presidential Department, Cde Zenzo Ntuliki at the National Heroes Acre in Harare today. “Their work, the nature of their work in defence, may differ from the work of the army or police but they are all the same as the arms of our defence,” Cde Mugabe said. The President said Cde Ntuliki was one of the senior personnel in the...

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LIVE UPDATES: Cde Ntuliki burial

Live updates by: Thembinkosi Mangena Photography and live reporting: Janet Munyaka, Tendai Munengwa and Rodrick Mashingaidze 13:47 –  “Anyway, to Zenzo, thank you son of the soil, your name shall go done as part of our legacy. I say go well, may your soul rest in eternal peace,” President Mugabe says, concluding his speech. 13:40 -President urges all the country’s security forces to defend the country from both external and internal disturbances. He also castigates people who want to disturb the peaceful co-existence of Zimbabweans through acts of corruption, theft, robbery and murder. “Vanhu vedu varimuchipurisa, toti saa, saa...

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