Day: August 14, 2017

Bosso beat DeMbare in Heroes Day clash

Highlanders earned the bragging rights after a 2-nil victory over Dynamos in Heroes Day football action at Rufaro stadium this afternoon. Highlanders got off to the best possible start in their Heroes encounter against Dynamos with Thabo Lunga ensuring the visitors raced into a 1-nil lead. In a bid to restore parity, Dynamos carved some opportunities with Masimba Mambare threatening with a close range header. Despite efforts by the Glamour Boys to level matters, Highlanders showed discipline in defence holding onto their lead getting into the breather. Bosso could have doubled their lead after the restart but a casual...

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Business commends heroes sacrifice

The business community has hailed the sacrifice by the country’s living and fallen heroes for bringing about economic empowerment that has allowed indigenous owned business to flourish. Economic emancipation has resulted in indigenous Zimbabweans owning and running diverse businesses such as banks, manufacturing industries and construction companies unimaginable in colonial times. This empowerment came because of the sacrifices by the countries heroes who transformed the economic landscape, in a move that has been welcomed by business operators who joined the nation in commemorating Heroes Day. An industrialist Mr Taurai Jimu said Zimbabweans must cherish the freedom to engage in...

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Art student explores realist, abstract art

The emergence of a new generation of artists capable of taking the country to greater heights is a source of hope that Zimbabwe will continue to dominate the world in the field of art. The art of story-telling is one competence that manifests in different forms. Dzivarasekwa 1 High’s Brendon Murira is an Advance Level student whose passion is in realist and abstract artworks. Realist art attempts to capture real life moments in time, an image and the personality of individuals or objects who resemble factual life, whilst abstract art is art that does not attempt to represent an...

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ZBC partners Coke Studio Africa 2017

Coke Studio in Africa and their broadcasting partner have launched Coke Studio Africa which starts screening on ZBC TV this Tuesday from 18:30 hours to 19:30 pm for the next 11 weeks. Coke Studio Africa has merged with Coke Studio South Africa to form Coke Studio Africa 2017. The merger saw the number of participating countries increasing from 11 to 18 across Africa, says Coca Cola activations manager Vee Chibanda. “The programme supports artists by giving them platforms to showcase their talents and will inspire and introduce Africa’s music talents to a new and wider audience through interaction, collaboration...

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Freedom fighters remains exhumed in Chimoio

More remains of Zimbabwe’s fallen sons and daughters continue to be discovered and the tour of Mozambique by a Zimbabwean delegation last week was punctuated by a heavy spiritual presence where the remains of Cde Chisora Chigogo were exhumed. When Mbuya Nehanda proclaimed ‘mapfupa angu achamuka’ meaning ‘my bones will rise again’ she was indeed abstractly making a national declaration to the effect that no fallen and lost Zimbabwean liberation fighter must die in war and remain in oblivion for their remains must be found for them to be given proper burial. This was proved true during a visit...

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Thirteen lives lost in 146 accidents: Police

The Zimbabwe Republic Police say a total of 146 accidents which claimed 13 lives have been recorded between 12 and 14 August, amid calls for motorists to be cautious on the roads. The motoring public have been called upon to exercise extreme caution on the roads to avoid loss of life as the number of accidents continues to increase this Heroes Holiday. The figure is a sharp rise compared to the 5 deaths recorded during the same period last year. Police spokesperson, Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi said police is concerned with the road carnages and will continue to impound...

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Zimbabweans mark Heroes Day

Zimbabweans today celebrated Heroes Day at various venues across the country while the main commemorations were held at the National Heroes Acre in Harare. In Chipinge, more than a thousand people thronged Chipinge District Heroes Acre to commemorate Heroes Day that were also graced by government officials from Mozambique led by Mossuirizze Assistant District Administrator Vasco Marceta together with FRELIMO senior party officials. While giving a solidarity message Mr Marceta said the strong liberation war bond between Zimbabwe and Mozambique continue to be evident with joint Heroes Day commemorations being one of the positive indicators among other areas of...

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Zanu PF consoles Mahofa family

Zanu PF national spokesperson Cde Simon Khaya Moyo says the party has learnt with a deep sense of shock and sorrow of the death of the Minister of State for Masvingo Cde Shuvai Mahofa. Speaking on the sidelines of commemorations to mark Heroes Day at the national shrine in Harare Cde Khaya Moyo described Cde Mahofa as an exceptional breed of a party cadre who served the revolutionary party so diligently and faithfully till her demise. “A long serving member of parliament for Gutu South, Cde Mahofa was not well for some time but she continued in her quest...

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President Mugabe mourns Cde Mahofa

Thousands of Zimbabweans thronged the National Heroes Acre to remember the fallen and living heroes and heroines who sacrificed themselves to ensure the country got liberated. Similar gatherings were also replicated at provincial shrines across the country. Delivering his keynote address to the thousands who converged at the National Heroes Acre to mark Heroes Day, President Robert Mugabe expressed shock at the sudden death of Masvingo Minister of State Cde Shuvai Mahofa who died early this morning, saying he spoke to her at the last Zanu PF politburo meeting. The President said he got the news early in the...

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VP Mnangagwa condition stable: Minister

The Minister of Health and Child Care Dr David Parirenyatwa says the Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who has not been feeling well after complaining of stomach pains during the 6th Presidential Youth Interface Rally held in Gwanda and was rushed to South Africa for treatment, is in a stable condition. Dr Parirenyatwa has cleared the air following a health scare suffered by Vice President Mnangagwa saying the nation must not panic because the vice president is recovering well and is in a stable condition though still in hospital. Dr Parirenyatwa was speaking during a media briefing where he was...

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