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Pres Mnangagwa arrives in New York

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has arrived in New York for the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly. President Mnangagwa who will make his maiden appearance as Head of State at the UN General Assembly was received at JFK Airport by Zimbabwe’s permanent representative to the United Nations Mission in New York Ambassador Frederick Shava and embassy staff. The President is accompanied by the Minister of Finance and Economic Development Professor Mthuli Ncube and Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Dr John Mangudya. President Mnangagwa is expected to address the UN General Assembly in this year’s general debate on Wednesday...

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Zim, Pakistan to improve bilateral cooperation

Pakistan Ambassador to Zimbabwe Mr Riaz Hussain Bukhari paid a courtesy call on Vice President Retired General Dr Constantino Chiwenga at his Munhumutapa offices today. Mr Bukhari said during his stay in zimbabwe he has tried his best to improve bilateral cooperation, to strengthen the two countries’ bonds of friendship in all spheres particularly in defence, economy, agriculture and people to people contact. The Pakistan Ambassador has also congratulated the people of Zimbabwe for successfully holding general elections adding that now there is a new government, it is the time to watch closely. To improve two countries relationship, Mr...

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President leaves for UN General Assembly

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has left Harare for New York in the United States of America, where he will make his maiden appearance at the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The president is accompanied by Finance and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube, RBZ Governor Dr John Mangudya and the newly appointed Deputy Chief Secretary Presidential Communications Mr George Charamba and other senior government officials. He was seen off at the Robert Mugabe International Airport by the two vice presidents Retired General Constantino Chiwenga and Cde Kembo Mohadi, government ministers, service chiefs and senior government officials....

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Old Mutual avails $400k towards cholera fight

Life Assurance firm, Old Mutual has handed over to the government a $400 000 aid package to assist in the fight against the cholera outbreak in the country. This comes as the government has made an appeal of $64 million in order to provide both short and long term solutions to the problem of water borne diseases in the country. Old Mutual is the latest private sector player to chip in with an aid package that will help government to reign in the disease that has since claimed the 32 lives. The life assurance firm presented the cheque to...

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ED makes public service shake-up

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed new permanent secretaries, reassigned and retired some. The shake up in the public service saw Mr George Charamba being elevated from the position of Permanent Secretary of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services to become the Deputy Chief Secretary Presidential Communications, while the Registrar General Tobaiwa Mudede is among those retired. The appointment of permanent secretaries, made in terms of Section 205 (1) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe, are as follows: Defence and War Veterans – Mr Martin Rushwaya. Finance and Economic Development – Mr George Tongesayi Guvamatanga. Energy and Power Development – Dr Gloria...

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