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ED calls for collective efforts

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has called for collective efforts by all Zimbabweans regardless of colour or race in solving the challenges bedevilling the country. President Mnangagwa made the remarks while addressing multitudes of minority groups who attended a meeting with the Zanu PF leadership at the Borrowdale Race Course today (Saturday). The end of the 37 year reign by former President Robert Mugabe has delivered new opportunities and expectations for the first time in Zimbabwe. President Mnangagwa who was accompanied by Vice President Retired General Dr Constantino Chiwenga, National Chairperson Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri, Harare Metropolitan Province Minister of State Miriam Chikukwa...

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Elders, ED meeting underway

Respected former United Nations (UN) Secretary General, Mr Koffi Annan and two other members from a group called The Elders have met President Emmerson Mnangagwa at State House this morning with Mr Annan saying the team is in Zimbabwe to encourage peaceful and credible elections. The three member delegation comprising Mr Annan, former President of Ireland and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson and former Foreign Minister of Algeria, Mr Lakhdar Brahimi arrived on Thursday and will be in Zimbabwe until this Saturday. The meeting has ended and Mr Koffi saying they will be holding a media briefing...

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Govt pledges continued support for Command Agric

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has pledged continued government support of the Command Agriculture Programme and the Presidential Inputs Scheme to ensure the country is food self-sufficient. Addressing thousands of Zanu PF supporters at Rimuka Stadium in Kadoma today, President Mnangagwa said the Presidential inputs will be distributed on time this year. “Now we are preaching unity, no to hatred, we should work towards a prosperous Zimbabwe, for that to happen people should be empowered. Inputs under Command Agriculture and Presidential Inputs scheme are being distributed now so that come rainy season farmers will be well prepared. Mashonaland West is one...

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ED receives 3 new ambassadors

President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa received three new ambassadors at State House in Harare this morning (Thursday) who have just been accredited to serve their countries in Harare. The ambassadors are from the United States of America, Austria and Benin. The New United States Ambassador to Zimbabwe Mr Brian Nichols has been an ambassador of his country in Peru from 2014 to 2017. He was appointed Ambassador to Zimbabwe on 28 June this year. Ambassador Nichols served as Principal Deputy Secretary of State for International Narcotics Law Enforcement Affairs where he oversaw the full rule of law programmes and counter...

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Infrastructure key pillar of education: ED

President Emmerson Mnangagwa says infrastructure development is a key pillar in the delivery of accessible quality education for learners and for the government to be able to implement the competence and skills-based curriculum rolled out in 2017. Addressing delegates who attended the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education’s Presidential Indaba at Celebration Centre in the capital today, President Mnangagwa said the competence and skills-based curriculum will result in a robust education system which will produce graduates which will develop the country. The President said the meeting with education stakeholders is a milestone as it seeks to promote the industrialisation...

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