Day: June 23, 2018

President condemns acts of violence

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has urged the people of Zimbabwe to continue to be united and address differences peacefully. In a statement to the ZBC News, President Mnangagwa said Zimbabweans should not allow cowardly acts of violence to get in the way of election campaigns that have so far been conducted in a free and peaceful environment. Also on his facebook page today, President Mnangagwa said the strongest response to violence is peace and the strongest response to hate is love. This follows an explosion on the stage at White City Stadium just as the rally ended. He said several...

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SACRS begin tour of Zim on a high

Visiting South African College Schools Rugby (SACRS) side began their Zimbabwe tour on a high after registering a 37-22 victory over Prince Edward High School on Friday (yesterday). There was some exciting school boy rugby at Prince Edward High yesterday where a visiting SACRS side faced off with Prince Edward. The visitors looked in good nick in the first half with a dominant display powering the South African schools outfit to a 15-3 lead. Prince Edward, however, proved no pushovers with a vital try that was converted taking the score to 15-10 at half time. In the second half,...

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NAPH Mash West hosts ball games

Over 2 400 primary school athletes converged in Chegutu for the annual ball games talent identification sport extravaganza. The ball games were held under the auspices of the National Association of Primary School Heads (NAPH), Mashonaland West Chapter, and attracted participation by pupils from 17 education districts in Mashonaland West Province. The games involved basketball, netball, boys and girls soccer, handball, tennis, rugby and volleyball. NAPH Mashonaland West provincial chairman Mr Moses Mhandu called on corporate partners to consider not only soccer when sponsoring sport but cast the net wider. A representative of some of the sponsors of the...

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Combine forces to defeat enemies: Muchinguri-Kashiri

Zanu PF cadres who took part in the party’s primary elections have been urged to unite and campaign for the party ahead of the harmonised elections set for the 30th of July. Political party campaigns for the 30 July harmonised elections are in top gear with aspiring candidates informing the electorate what they seek to do if elected into power. Addressing Zanu PF members who participated in the party’s primary elections, National Chairperson Cde Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri called upon the winning and losing candidates to combine forces and campaign for the party. “I urge all the members of the party...

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ED’s Zambian connection clarified

Vice President Dr Constantino Chiwenga has clarified President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Zambian connection saying the President’s family was forced into exile following his father’s defiance against the colonial rule. President Mnangagwa who is famed for bombing a train in Masvingo then Fort Victoria during the liberation struggle was born to a liberation icon, who stood against the white settler regime, forcing his family to temporarily move to Zambia to avoid political persecution. Addressing thousands of Zanu PF supporters at White City Stadium in Bulawayo today, Vice President Chiwenga said the fighting spirit of Cde Mnangagwa has always been in his...

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Explosion victims get medical attention

Some people who were injured during an explosion that happened at White City Stadium in Bulawayo, at a Zanu PF presidential rally have been taken to Mpilo Central and Mater Dei Hospitals for medical attention with government saying it is doing its best. The ZBC News crew visited Mpilo Hospital where 15 of the injured victims were receiving medical attention. Speaking to ZBC News, Health and Child Care Minister Dr Parirenyatwa said government and the hospital management have put in place measures to ensure that the victims get the best medical attention. Meanwhile, people who witnessed the explosion have condemned the act describing the behaviour of such people as barbaric and an insult to peace loving Zimbabweans. Investigations on the explosion are still in progress following the suspected bomb blast that occurred at White City Stadium when President Mnangagwa had just finished his address and was leaving the...

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Govt to resuscitate Ekusileni Hospital

The President Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa says government has secured an Indian investor for the resuscitation of the 156 bed Ekusileni Hospital in Bulawayo which has remained closed since its construction in 2001. The President announced that the investor, Sharda Group of Hospitals will on the 15th of July be on the ground to install equipment. President Mnangagwa’s first port of call was at Ekusileni a health facility that embodies the vision of Umdala Wethu the late Father Zimbabwe Dr Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo, as he wanted the hospital to serve the needs of the general public. Speaking during a briefing...

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State of cities, towns under spotlight

The state of cities and towns came under the spotlight at the Future Urban Cities Conference held in the capital this Friday (yesterday) with concerns being raised about traffic congestion and uncollected garbage. In Zimbabwe, the sight of our major cities and towns especially Harare is becoming unbearable as they are failing to cope with growing human and vehicular traffic due to poor planning and mal-administration.  These and other issues were discussed at Future Urban Cities Conference which was addressed by Industry, Commerce and Enterprise Development Minister Dr Mike Bimha. The conference also looked at how policy makers, researchers,...

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APA launches election manifesto

Alliance of the People’s Agenda (APA) presidential candidate Dr Nkosana Moyo has taken his election campaign trail to Matabeleland South Province telling the electorate that he has the right credentials to turn around the country’s economy. APA launched its election manifesto in Gwanda today, with its leader Dr Moyo promising to address economic challenges facing the country through tackling the scourge of corruption and nepotism. “We want to arrest corruption and nepotism because we believe that is the major reason why our companies have folded today,” he said. Dr Moyo also said he has an impressive curriculum vitae which...

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3 chiefs installed in Mash East

The Mashonaland East Provincial Chiefs Council has been commended for the role it played in the selection of chiefs in the province which saw three chiefs being installed in a space of one week. It was a busy week for the Mashonaland East traditional leadership institution as it witnessed the installation of three chiefs in Mudzi, UMP and Wedza, the first time the selection has involved the Provincial Chiefs Council. First to be installed was Mr Boy Goronga as the 17th Chief Goronga at Nyamapanda High School. Chief Gorongoa replaces Ticky Mpathiseni who died in 2015. The Goronga chieftainship...

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