Day: July 13, 2018

New ZBC radio station goes on air

ZBC has added another baby to its list of radio channels, Central FM radio which went on air at mid-day today, giving the residents of Gweru and surrounding area a platform to interact. The two disc jockeys (DJs), The Real Ngamla and Samaita oozing with confidence rocked the airwaves at exactly 11.am, officially taking the radio station live on air. Central Radio becomes the second local commercial station for ZBC after the Bulawayo based Khulumani FM which went on air on the 2nd of March this year. Although a bit jittery and nervous 15 minutes before officially going on...

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ED reveals plan to tap into Mat North resources

President Emmerson Mnangagwa says Matabeleland North Province is endowed with vast natural resource that should be exploited for the growth of the economy. Addressing thousands of party supporters at Somuhlolo Stadium in Lupane today, President Mnangagwa said better times lie ahead not only for the province but for all the country’s provinces. “No province is without natural resources. In the case of Matabeleland North, this is one of the richest provinces in the country. There are all kinds of minerals here be it gold, diamonds, tin and even gas. We want to set up fertiliser manufacturing firms here, we...

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ZEC updates observers on postal vote

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) says 7461 people successfully applied for postal voting while 181 applications were turned down because the applicants were not registered voters. ZEC Chairperson, Justice Priscilla Chigumba told local and foreign observers during a briefing in Harare today that postal voting has commenced and is being conducted within the confines of the law and no postal voting stations have been set up by the commission. The social media has been awash with videos and pictures purporting that police officers in Bulawayo were on Thursday coerced to cast their postal ballots under the watchful eyes of...

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Chamisa addresses rallies in Chipinge

MDC Alliance leader, Nelson Chamisa held rallies in Chipinge and Chimanimani, threatening to call off the 30 July harmonised elections if their demands on the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) are not met. However, contrary to the utterances, Chamisa informed his supporters that he will win the country’s next polls come July 30. The MDC Alliance rally that was scheduled to start Thursday morning at Gaza Stadium in Chipinge started in the afternoon while the rally in Chimanimani started towards evening due to the late arrival of Chamisa, who claimed that he was to attend to an urgent meeting on...

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LIVE BLOG: President in Mat North

15:18 – He ends his speech by saying Zanu PF will not lose sleep over demonstrations in the country, saying the demonstrations do not vote and that it individuals who vote. 15:17 – He says the observers will go back after elections and ‘we will remain here ruling. Those who are not part of Zanu PF will always remain under our rule.’ 15:14- We have election observers in the country, they should feel at home, feel accepted, and us as a big party, we don’t want you to trouble them and even all other smaller parties.” 15:05 – he...

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