Day: August 5, 2017

Zanu PF membership rises in Mat North

The membership of Zanu PF Matabeleland North Province has shot up from 81 000 recorded during 2013 general elections to 150 000 currently, following the restructuring of cells which has seen a massive recruitment of new members in all the 13 constituencies. This was revealed at the party’s provincial inter-district conference held in Lupane today. The restructuring of cells has seen a sharp increase in membership in most of the constituencies with Bubi recording 19 850, closely followed by Umguza with 17 500 and Binga South where 15 100 are now on the party records. Hwange Central is however...

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SRC’s Chairman’s golf tournament held

The Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) held its 17th edition of the Chairman’s golf tournament in the capital yesterday with over 22 corporates taking part. The 17th edition of the SRC golf tournament received a positive turnout creating an ideal platform for the sport governing body to interact with the corporates for potential sponsorship partnerships. As a sure sign of sport development the tournament also featured primary school children and those from tertiary institutions while corporates such as Nyaradzo, ZBC, CBZ, Air Force, Old Mutual among others also...

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Marume Classic roars into life

South Africa’s IFBB pro bodybuilder Earl “The Beast” Abrahams jetted into the country for the  inaugural Marume Classic set for this Saturday (today) night at the Zimbabwe College of Music. Top bodybuilders converge for the inaugural Marume Classic contest that is toasting an international flavour with bodybuilders from Zambia and South Africa expected to also contest. Abrahams who said he is making his first ever visit to Zimbabwe and is looking forward to a good show tonight. Four time Mr Zimbabwe and promoter of the contest, Givemore Marume said it is all systems go and wished lucky to the...

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Seke district embrace new schools curriculum

The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education says it is happy with progress made by students in the implementation of the new curriculum. As part of ensuring the level of acceptance and understanding of the new curriculum by students, Seke district held a science, sport and arts festival at Mandedza High School. Seke district schools inspector, Mrs Taurai Mudita said the festival provides opportunities for teachers, learners and communities to assess the general performance of students against the goals of the new curriculum. She said she was impressed with displays by the students. The students from various primary and...

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ZRP re-launches Chitungwiza client service charter

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has commended the Chitungwiza community for their involvement in reducing the number of rape cases in the town. The Officer Commanding Chitungwiza district, Chief Superintendent Stephen Kazingizi revealed that the cases have declined from 53 recorded last year to 39 cases reported his year during the same period. Addressing residents during the re-launch of the Chitungwiza client service charter in Epworth, Chief Superintendent Kazingizi said fighting crime is a shared responsibility hence the need to continuously involve the public. He expressed concern that most of the reported rape cases in his area are perpetrated...

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SOS Herman Gmeiner U9 soccer tourney held

Eight schools took part in the 2017 SOS Herman Gmeiner invitational U9 soccer tournament for boys and girls with calls for the promotion of children to participate in sport being highlighted. The event that celebrated its fifth year of existence saw an increase in the number of participating teams from the original four to eight. These included McKeurten, Hillside Junior, Khumalo, Henry Low, Hugh Beadle, Newman’s Ford, Eatc and the hosts SOS. Speaking on the sidelines of the football action, the host school’s sports director, Pardon Gandandzara and girls coach, Precious Gumede spoke highly of the need to give...

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Zim committed to reduce TB cases

Zimbabwe remains committed to ensure significant reduction in new tuberculosis (TB) cases and deaths by 2030 in line with the World Health Organisation’s “end TB strategy goals”. Manicaland Province held belated TB Day commemorations at Nedziwa Secondary School in Chimanimani at the backdrop of significant success strides having been achieved in reducing TB cases in the country. Already a slight decrease from last year’s figure of 2 481 tuberculosis notifications to 1 071 during the first six months of this year casts positive progress says provincial affairs director in the office of the Minister of State for Manicaland Province,...

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Zanu PF Midlands gears up for youth interface rally

The Zanu PF Midlands youth executive says it has activated all party structures and set up eight committees to supervise preparations for the Presidential Interface rally scheduled for end of August in the province. As the Midlands Province gears up for the youth interface rally with the President the provincial youth executive and other stakeholders held their first meeting in Gweru where eight committees were set up in preparation for the rally to be hosted by the province by the end of August. Zanu PF National Youth Secretary for external relations who is also the Deputy Minister for Tourism...

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Mrs Joyce Kangai dies

Wife to the late Zimbabwe’s Ambassador to India, Zambia and Austria and also first black ZBC director general, Tirivavi Kangai Mrs Joyce Kangai has died. She was 62. Mrs Kangai succumbed to heart failure at Mbuya Dorcas Hospital in Harare on Tuesday. Daughter to the late Mrs Rufaro Sibanda and relatives described the late as a mother figure who always wanted to see a happy family. Mrs Kangai did her education at Chideme Primary School in Buhera and later Goromonzi High School for her secondary before moving to Wardlove. She marred the late ambassador Kangai in 1976. She once became chairlady for Zanu PF Women’s League in the United States from 1976 to 1980 when her husband was the Zanu PF representative to the United Nations. The late Mrs Kangai was a holder of a masters degree in Medical Technology. Mourners are gathered at house number 103 Good Hope road Westgate and will be buried in Buhera ward 9 today. She is survived by four children and three grandchildren.    ...

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