Day: May 18, 2018

VP Chiwenga launches tourism master plan

Vice President Retired General Dr Constantine Chiwenga has officially launched the national tourism master plan and the community based tourism enterprise manual and handbook in Masvingo today. The master plan is expected to guide the tourism sector up to the year 2035. Zimbabwe has been operating without a tourism master plan since independence, thus relying on the Tourism Act of 1996 and the National Tourism Policy of 2012.  Vice President Chiwenga who launched the master plan, said with the plan in place, the tourism sector is expected to record double digit growth levels anchored by tourism growth at the...

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President ED interacts with women

President Emmerson Mnangagwa met several women’s organisations representatives in Harare this Friday morning under the topic: “Women’s Conversations on legislation with his Excellency the President of Zimbabwe”. The President was accompanied by Vice President Kembo Mohadi, Finance Minister Cde Patrick Chinamasa who stood in for Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Minister of Women Affairs, Gender and Community Development Cde Sithembiso Nyoni and other senior government officials.  The meeting brought together over 40 women’s organisations from different backgrounds and spheres of operation.  In their presentations, young girls highlighted lack of school fees leading to prostitution, poverty in young mothers,...

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LIVE UPDATES: ED meets women

Live Updates by Wadzanai Mhombera 1428: We end our live updates. Thank you. 1420: The programme is coming to and end. Mrs Margaret Sangarwe gives a vote of thanks. 1416: ED concludes – he lauds the organisers of the interactive dialogue with women organisations, saying it is a first of its kind in Zimbabwe, on lighter note, he says if it ever happened, maybe it was during the time he had ‘jumped the border’. ED says next time he will bring his entire cabinet so that they respond to various concerns. 1410 ED asks Minister Chinamasa to give further...

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