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Govt to holistically eradicate recurrence of medieval diseases

President Emmerson Mnangagwa says the government will pursue both short and long term measures to holistically eradicate the recurrence of medieval diseases such as cholera and typhoid. The President also paid tribute to local and foreign corporates and well wishers for their collaboration with the Zimbabwean government in the fight against the cholera epidemic that has so far claimed 32 lives. After officially opening the first session of the 9th Parliament of Zimbabwe, President Mnangagwa had an opportunity to address legislators, traditional leaders, leaders of local authorities and provincial councillors during a luncheon hosted for him by the Ministry...

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First Lady extends hand in fight against cholera

The First Lady Amai Auxilia Mnangagwa through her Angel of Hope Foundation donated medical consumables and foodstuffs as all hands get on deck in the fight against cholera. Angel of Hope deputy board chair Mrs Chipo Mutasa said the First Lady was touched  by the plight of cholera patients and the ministry of health’s plea for assistance thus she quickly mobilised resources in the hope of assisting towards curbing the continued spread of the disease. The chairperson on the inter-ministerial committee on disaster preparedness Cde July Moyo said local authorities must immediately implement long term measures to ensure there...

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UK to support Zim clear its arrears

The United Kingdom says it will support Zimbabwe to clear its arrears with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank. Outgoing British Ambassador Catriona Laing advised on this development after paying a courtesy call on Zimbabwe’s Finance and Economic Development Minister, Professor Mthuli Ncube. The commitment by Britain to assist Zimbabwe clear its US$1.8 billion arrears to the Bretton Woods institutions carves a new chapter for Zimbabwe’s economic resurgence programmes. During a meeting with Professor Ncube today, Ambassador Laing indicated that her country stands ready to support Zimbabwe to get on an interim IMF staff programme soon...

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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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