Day: July 6, 2018

116 graduate at Zim College of Music

116 graduands have received competence certificates and Bachelor of Music Degrees at the Zimbabwe College of Music in Harare amid calls by the parent ministry for a unified education system in the country. The graduands said the future is bright for they have big plans ahead. The Director Zimbabwe College of Music, Dr Rachel Chigwanda said despite negative perceptions that the society has in the past about music, the college has remained resolute in its core business while the Vice Chancellor of Africa University Professor Munashe Furusha expressed his institution’s   commitment to continue working with the institution in churning...

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JUST IN: Zim, Algeria to strengthen bilateral ties

A special envoy of Algerian President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika, Mr Abdelkader Messahele delivered a special message to President Emmerson Mnangagwa at his Munhumutapa offices in Harare this evening. Briefing journalists soon after the meeting, Mr Messahele said Algeria and Zimbabwe are longtime allies and they worked closely during the liberation struggle for Zimbabwe. In independent Zimbabwe, the two countries share similar views on many international and regional issues and have bilateral cooperation in the area of education. Many Zimbabwean students are being hosted by Algeria. A joint commission meeting to explore more areas of enhancing bilateral ties is also...

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Roads rehab begin in Hatfield

The Hatfield community has expressed gratitude following the commencement of roads rehabilitation by the aspiring Zanu PF House of Assembly member in the area. Cde Danny Musukuma said they want to fulfill the will and aspirations of the people to have quality service delivery in the area. “The Harare City Council has been failing to provide service due to lack of resources and I have provided the necessary resources for servicing these roads,” he said. Zanu PF aspiring Councilor for ward 22 Cde Paul Hamura promised to maintain the standards while asking the people to cooperate with any assistance....

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95 ZNA officers graduate

The Zimbabwe National Army says it will continue training and will remain vigilant and guard against the country’s detractors. The Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) said the force should continue training during peace time to uphold the efforts made by the new dispensation in reviving the economy. Addressing senior army officers and troops during a pass or parade for section commanders tactics course at Parachute Regiment at Inkomo Barracks, Commander Harare district Colonel Hurdson Muchemwa who was the guest of honour said the new dispensation has made changes on the issue of sanctions which have been reviewed through the re-engagement...

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Zim needs leaders not rulers: Chamisa

MDC Alliance took its campaign trail to Keara Business Centre in Mberengwa West with their presidential candidate Advocate Nelson Chamisa saying the country needs leaders not rulers. The rally was one after the Chizungu rally once held by the late MDC founding president Morgan Tsvangirai. Addressing the gathering, Advocate Chamisa said he had to come deep down to Mberengwa to assure party supporters that victory is now certain. “We have been moving around the country and the support is overwhelming,” he said. Advocate Chamisa also presented to party supporters what his new government will do for the country after...

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Calls to assist children with parents in prison

A call has been made for stakeholders to join hands and help provide for children with parents in prison especially infants who have mothers who are imprisoned. Children with incarcerated parents often face discrimination, stigmatisation, poverty and limited access to financial support. It is against this background that the ‘Our Children Our Future Trust’ is calling for a collective action to help improve the welfare of children with mothers in prison. The trust’s chairperson Ms Williet Mabeza called for stakeholders to join hands to help protect the rights of children who have parents in prison. Director for Social Welfare...

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ZAPU, MDC Alliance deal clarified

The Dumiso Dabengwa led Zimbabwe African People’s Union (ZAPU) has clarified its deal with the MDC Alliance, saying the agreement does not mean the party is now part of the Chamisa led Alliance. The ZAPU party which continued with its door-to-door campaign in Entumbane-Emakhandeni constituency in Bulawayo today said its support for the MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa should not be misconstrued to mean the party is now a member of the grouping. ZAPU spokesperson Mr Thembani Maphosa clarified the position while hinting that his party will be given some quota system seats after elections under an agreement...

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Mash Central ready for Pres Mnangagwa

Zanu PF Mashonaland Central says is it ready to receive President Emmerson Mnangagwa in the province tomorrow. President Mnangagwa is expected to address thousands of people at Chipadze Stadium this Saturday. Zanu PF Mashonaland Central chairman Cde Kazembe Kazembe said there is a great anticipation for the rally and a huge turnout is expected. Cde Kazembe said preparations have gone on well and final touches were being put in place at...

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Women aspiring presidents set out their visions

The four female presidential candidates who made it through the Nomination Court becoming the first women to contest for the presidential post took part in a debate series dubbed; ‘Making Elections Make Sense’. The debate series is a platform organised by the Zimbabwe Electoral Support Network which runs under the theme; ‘Promoting Democratic Elections in Zimbabwe’. Melbah Dzapasi President of the #1980 Freedom Movement Zimbabwe, Chinhu Chedu fame, Dr Joice Teurai Ropa Mujuru President of the People’s Rainbow Coalition, Dr Thokozani Khupe President of the MDC-T and Violet Mariyacha President of the United Democracy Movement were brought together to...

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Mat North Zim’s power, energy hub

Matabeleland North Province has postured itself as the country’s power and energy hub through the Hwange Thermal Power Station and the proposed Batoka Hydro Power Project development will boost the economy of the province under a devolved governance system. Government has finally decided to implement the constitutional provision pertaining to the devolution of power and Matabeleland North Province has three economic clusters that will propel it into a blue chip province. This was said by Vice President Constantino Chiwenga when he interacted with the Nkayi community during a Zanu PF campaign rally. He said the province that is currently...

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