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Hard work the way to go: Minister

Masvingo Minister of State for Provincial Affairs, Cde Ezra Chadzamira, who recently assumed office, says civil servants in the province need to develop a culture of hard work in order for the provincial economy to thrive and feed into the national gross domestic product (GDP). Cde Chadzamira said he will be monitoring the work in all government departments and also called on the business sector to go an extra mile in their efforts to turn around the economy. He reiterated that corrupt activities at a time the nation is working to grow the economy will not be tolerated. The...

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ED tables legislative agenda

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has officially opened the 9th Parliament of Zimbabwe, and pronounced the legislative agenda which is guided by the need to align laws to the new constitution, to further democratise the nation and ensure that the country achieves its 2030 developmental vision. Addressing the joint sitting of members of the National Assembly and Senate at the Parliament Building in Harare today, Cde Mnangagwa said now that “the electoral period is behind us, it is time to fulfill the election promises made to our people during the election campaign period.” He said there will be increased foreign currency...

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LIVE Blog: 9th Parly opening

12:34 – The President declares the 1st Session of the 9th Parliament officially opened and he exits Parliament. 12:30 – ED says as his govt is ceased with the cholera outbreak, there is need to address the problems surrounding the provision of clean water. 12:25 – ED says his govt is committed to fiscal discipline and to entrench a culture hard work and transparency. 12:20 – Cde Mnangagwa says several bills shall be tabled before the 9th Parliament, while the alignment of laws to the constitution remains work in progress. Among the bills listed by the President include: the...

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All set for parly opening

All is set for the official opening of the 9th Parliament of Zimbabwe set for tomorrow, Tuesday the 18th of September. The ceremony will commence at the State House and end at the parliament building for the main proceedings, where President Emmerson Mnangagwa will give his legislative agenda during the joint sitting of the National Assembly and the Senate. Meanwhile, some roads will be closed to pave way for the proceedings and these include Nelson Mandela from Sam Nujoma to Simon Muzenda Street, Third Street from Jason Moyo to George Silundika, Kwame Nkrumah from Sam Nujoma, Simon Muzenda and...

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We are getting straight to work: Pres Mnangagwa

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has presided over the first meeting of the new cabinet in Harare this morning. Writing on his official Twitter account @edmnangagwa, President Mnangagwa said it was time to “get straight to work” to address various challenges, among them the cholera outbreak. “We are getting straight to work in addressing the challenges we face, including overcoming the cholera outbreak. Let’s all have an effective and productive week building our new Zimbabwe, one brick at a time,” he said. The new 20-member cabinet was sworn in last Monday at State house and comprises of 6 women and 14...

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