Day: November 12, 2017

Zim, Barca legends draw

The Zimbabwe Legends played a 2-2 draw with Barcelona Legends in an exhibition match at the giant National Sports Stadium this afternoon. Two second half goals from Zenzo Moyo and Edward Sadomba were all that Zimbabwe Legends needed to cancel a Patrick Kluivert brace and restore honour. Kluivert had thrust the Barca Legends into a first half lead, with Edgar Davids assisting on both occasions. The Warriors Legends enjoyed a display of various substitutions among them Ronald ‘Gidiza’ Sibanda, Harlington Shereni and Johannes Ngodzo who brought an unmatched urgency for the hosts. Moyo and Prophet Walter Magaya also made...

Read More

Journalist Mundandi laid to rest

Zvishavane based veteran sports journalist Paul Saul Mundandi who died this Friday was today laid to rest at Zororo Memorial Park in Chitungwiza. A fine sports journalist who never tired in his execution of duty Mundandi succumbed to a short illness. Journalists who worked with Mundandi described him as a dedicated reporter with a passion that excelled beyond ordinary comprehension. The Mundandi family said they lost a teacher and a philosopher who loved to see unity in the family. The late Mundandi was born in 1970. He began his journalism career in Mhangura while he was still employed as...

Read More

Women urged to venture into entrepreneurial projects

A call has been made for women to venture into entrepreneurial projects that can empower them. The call came out during a grassroots baking and entrepreneurial development certificate handover ceremony in the capital today. 70 women were handed with certificates in baking and entrepreneurial development at a colourful event held in the capital. The women said the initiative has given them a financial muscle. National Federation of Grassroots Women’s Clubs Zimbabwe coordinator Thelma Chirenje encouraged the women to venture into various craftsmanship projects. The women are also being empowered in other disciplines including cosmetics, motor mechanics, building and crocheting...

Read More

VP Mphoko hails sports tourism

Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko has hailed sports tourism for its power to put the spotlight on Zimbabwe as a safe tourism destination. He was speaking at the Warriors Legends versus Barcelona Legends match at the giant National Sports Stadium in the capital.  Sports tourism proved its phenomenal crowd pulling power by bringing together Barcelona Legends domiciled in different parts of the world to play against the Warriors Legends who were also scattered across the globe.  The biggest beneficiary of the match turned out to be the national branding strategy being spearheaded by government.   In an interview with the...

Read More

Support Unit, Harare City win national volley league

The curtain came down on the Zimbabwe National Volleyball League with Support Unit crowned champions in the men’s category while Harare City were winners in the ladies category. Support Unit’s 3-1 victory over second placed UZ Wolves granted them the 2017 Zimbabwe National Volleyball League championship title with a six point gap. UZ Wolves were however convinced their second place finish is a good improvement for them having finished fifth last season. Team 70 as the Wolves are known was also crowned champions in the Harare Volleyball League. Wolves ended their campaign on 20 points while third placed NABA...

Read More

Take advantage of unique climatic conditions, farmers told

Government says it is high time farmers utilise Zimbabwe’s unique climatic conditions that allows for crop production all year round to ensure food self sufficiency. Countries such as Israel have turned vast areas of desert into agricultural hubs with crops such as wheat, sorghum and corn being grown while fruits like avocados, guavas, mangoes and grapes have also found space on foreign shelves.  For Zimbabwe, the story is that of a country endowed with a climate able to sustain crops all year round that is an envy of many countries all over the world. For the Deputy Minister of...

Read More

Community sport roars to life in Mhondoro Ngezi

The Mamina community in Mhondoro Ngezi was this weekend full of thrills and shrills as a local based annual sports tournament roared to life. A total of 9 soccer and 9 netball teams took part in the Mhondoro Ngezi Ward 5 Councillor’s sports tournament which has been held for the 4th year running now. This year’s finals were held at Benhura Secondary School. The participating teams were constituted at branch level with Zanu PF chairman for Mashonaland West Cde Ephraim Chengeta being the brains behind the tournament. Cde Chengeta is Mhondoro Ngezi RDC Ward 5 Councillor and chairman of...

Read More

Furniture making flourishing in Chipinge

Chipinge town is slowly becoming a furniture production hub as over 500 people joined the trade after council availed working space for the emerging entrepreneurs in 2010. The empowerment initiative that saw Chipinge council allocating land to youths who wanted to venture into carpentry and furniture making business in the year 2010 has led to the growth of the furniture making business in Chipinge. Dubbed ‘The Glenview of Manicaland or The Chipinge Light Industry’, the furniture manufacturing centre has transformed the lives of many says beneficiaries of the project. They noted the project is a celebration of the success...

Read More

Harare Archdiocese Fun, Fitness Day held

The Archdiocese of Harare held a fun and fitness day where 9 deaneries from around the country participated in various sporting codes. Inner City dominated in soccer, South West of City took command of athletics at the event that also featured West Deanery, Marondera, Chivhu, Chitungwiza and outer city among others. Competition was also held in volleyball, netball, soccer and tug of war. Vicar general and spiritual director Father Kenedy Muguti said in accordance with the sports policy the church should not be left out as sport promotes health in the body spirit. The games accommodated youths from the age of 14 to adults aged 75 years. The games were also held as part of efforts to foster togetherness in the...

Read More

‘SMEs not fully exploiting S.I 64’

Small to Medium Enterprise operators in Harare are exploring ways to increase manufacturing amid revelations that only 9 percent of SMEs are engaged in beneficiation since the majority are in trade.  A survey has revealed the majority of SMEs constituting 44 percent are engaged in trade with only 9 percent focusing on beneficiation, leading the Harare Chamber of SMEs to craft strategies to encourage value addition. Harare Chamber of SMEs chairman Mr Taurai Marembo told the ZBC News on the sidelines of a workshop in the capital, S.I 64 of 2016 created an opportunity for manufacturing, but emerging businesses...

Read More

Online Stream