Day: December 5, 2017

3 on 3 basketball version gaining momentum

The 3 on 3 basketball version is gaining momentum in Zimbabwe with some impressive performances being recorded by the country’s teams at regional and international tournaments. A deliberate emphasis on the style has seen the Zimbabwe under-18 men and women scooping gold at the 3 on 3 Young Lions Cup that ended in Botswana this Monday. The event organised by the Federation of International Basketball (FIBA) is part of the sport controlling body’s drive towards promoting the 3 on 3 version. The 3×3 is a quick and exciting basketball version that sees 3 players apiece tussling it out in...

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Muchinguri-Kashiri, Kagonye speak on mandates

Environment, Water and Climate Minister Cde Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri says her new mandate will see the expansion of water harvesting strategies from existing dams to enable Zimbabweans to grow food in good and drought times. Speaking soon after the swearing in ceremony at State House in Harare on Monday, Cde Muchinguri-Kashiri said water harvesting strategies will take a national outlook to boost command agriculture results and build lasting solutions to food sustenance. Newly appointed Minister of Labour and Social Welfare Cde Petronella Kagonye said there is a lot to be done in her ministry which handles various socio-economic issues affecting...

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Pres Mnangagwa chairs first cabinet meeting

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has challenged the new cabinet ministers to come up with quick-win government-led intervention measures which make visible impact on the development of the country. President Mnangagwa said this as he chaired his first inaugural cabinet meeting today. In his opening remarks at the meeting, President Mnangagwa said the advent of the new dispensation has generated high expectations amongst Zimbabweans, development partners and other stakeholders who rightfully see it as the dawn of a new era. The President said the meeting comes against the backdrop of major socio-economic challenges that need to be urgently addressed that include...

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UPDATED: Jimila accident victims’ church service held

A church service has been held for the victims of the Jimila road traffic accident which occurred on Saturday evening. The send off service was held at Mpilo Hospital in Bulawayo. Matabeleland North Provincial Medical Director Dr Nyasha Masuka said the province is saddened by the loss of the 21 members of the anti malaria control team. Provincial Chairperson of the Department of Civil Protection in Matabeleland North, Ms Latiso Dlamini took time to explain to the bereaved families that each family will receive $1000 for burial arrangements. She said 13 bodies will be transferred to St. Lukes Hospital...

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