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Govt crafts national fitness and wellness policy

The Ministry of Sport and Recreation is now at an advanced stage in the crafting of a national fitness and wellness policy that will further enhance mainstream sport and recreation. Addressing stakeholders who gathered at Sakubva Stadium for the 2017 edition of the Mutare City Sports Festival, which featured over 40 teams in different sport codes, the Minister of Sport and Recreation, Makhosini Hlongwane said through the establishment of the national fitness and wellness policy and the community sport and recreation club system, the ministry intends to lay a firm foundation for development of sport and recreation at grassroots...

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Schools open tomorrow

As schools open this Tuesday (tomorrow), students said they are geared for the third term as some of them will be sitting for their final ordinary and advanced level exams. Going back to school is an exciting time for many pupils especially after the August holiday which is traditionally filled with much activity that included the Harare Agricultural Show and the just ended Harare International Carnival. Speaking to the ZBC News ahead of the school opening tomorrow, many students pledged to work harder this term saying the sacrifice by their parents motivates them to do better. For many parents...

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President hails govt ICT drive

President Robert Mugabe has commended efforts by the government in embracing information communication technology (ICT) systems which have resulted in various marginalised communities across the country accessing technological facilities. Cde Mugabe said this when he officially opened the Gweru Community Information Centre at what was once Gweru Post Office today. The President said efforts by the Ministry of ICT, Postal and Courier Services in ensuring Zimbabweans have access to the latest technological systems is an indication of the commitment by the government to transform the nation into a wholly linked digital systems in line with the world standards President...

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Zim-SA sign five-year health deal

Zimbabwe and South Africa have signed a five-year health cooperation agreement aimed at strengthening work in the fight against major diseases such as malaria and HIV and AIDS, fostering synergies in health human resources development and harmonization of health systems management. The comprehensive health cooperation agreement between the two neighbouring countries was signed on the sidelines of the ongoing 67th World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Committee meeting being held in Victoria Falls. The health cooperation agreement is a successor to the previous agreement which lapsed in 2014. Health and Child Care Minister, Dr David Parirenyatwa who described the agreement...

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Stellenbosch Monarchs sign Brendan Taylor

Brendan Taylor will be among players that will compete in the South African Global T-20 league in November and December. Taylor has been signed by the Stellenbosch Monarchs for the South African Global T-20 competition. Taylor who has been a key player for Nottinghamshire in the United Kingdom will be hoping to carry his form to the South African Global T-20 league. The former Zimbabwean player has been a prominent figure for Nottinghamshire in the Natwest T-20 blast scoring 267 runs in 11 innings with a highest score of 67. The global league features other renowned international players that...

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