Category: Local News

Christmas mood grips Yamuranayi Association

Yamuranayi Association brought cheer to people living with disability after hosting them to an early Christmas party in Epworth. A plentiful feast, punctuated by dance and laughter told the joyful story on the spirit of Christmas sharing as Yamuranayi Association hosted a party for those with disabilities at Epworth Local Board hall. It was a moment to reflect for the party audience as they mixed and mingled with able bodied persons in the process correcting discriminative mindsets. Epworth is one of the high density suburbs were low income earners stay and has provided a haven for many people with...

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Major boost for state universities

Improved students’ accommodation at all state universities is among key priority issues on the Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe (IDBZ) agenda. University enrolment continues to increase putting pressure on academic institutions’ accommodation needs. It is against this background that the IDBZ said it intends to accomplish its obligation to ease the housing backlog of the nation by making sure that they provide cheaper accommodation for residents and university students. Director of infrastructure IDBZ Mr Desmond Matete said they are targeting housing projects in all major cities at low cost and the construction of blocks of hostels at national universities...

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ZNA hails organisation’s training policy

The Zimbabwe military’s top brass is satisfied that the organisation is meeting its training needs as highlighted by the discipline and well organised way the establishment’s rank and file executed Operation Restore Legacy, a top Zimbabwe National Army Commander has said. Mid-last month, the country witnessed a historic moment when the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) moved in to restore normalcy through Operation Restore Legacy in a move that saw the introduction of a new administration under the stewardship of Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa. Speaking on the sidelines of a Christmas party for members of the ZNA Mzilikazi Barracks in Bulawayo...

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‘Free education for marginalised children’

Government has been called to accord marginalised children in primary schools free access to education by 2018. This came out at the launch of “Every Child in School” (ECIS) campaign in the capital this Thursday (tomorrow). At least 45 million children in Africa desperately want to go to school but cannot owing to many reasons chief among them inability by parents to pay the required fees. Hence various stakeholders converged in Harare today to launch the ECIS campaign which seeks to call for reformation of educational polices to accommodate all. Harare Central junior Member of Parliament, Natasha Chironda said...

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Research, development key for economic growth

Promotion of research and development is pivotal in accelerating economic growth through technological advancement with Chipinge’s Donald Mlambo Maziwati being cited as a candidate for such assistance and grooming. The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Mr George Charamba who visited Chimanimani and Chipinge on Wednesday said his ministry is mauling an idea to form a new company that deals with broadcasting technology in a move that will save millions of dollars wasted through importation of broadcasting equipment. he said research and development should be promoted as a core component of digitalisation programme while...

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