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ED lays out cabinet work plan

President Emmerson Mnangagwa says half-day workshops will be organised to enable all cabinet ministers to adequately acquaint themselves with the essential components of the 100 day cycle, the integrated results based management system, the rapid results approach and the executive dashboard. Speaking at the inaugural cabinet meeting of the second republic in Harare today, President Mnangagwa said a similar exercise will be conducted for permanent secretaries and other government officials. He said under the new arrangement, each portfolio minister should identify a minimum of five quick- win and high impact projects in order that work on them commences in...

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Zim’s open for investment drive hailed   

Zimbabwe’s opening up on foreign investment is a positive move towards economic resurgence. This was said by Professor Lingyu Li from East China University of Political Science and Law. As part of his government’s drive to revive the country’s economy, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has opened up the economy to foreign investors. Speaking on the sidelines of a presentation on sustainable development in Africa, achievements and challenges in Jinhua, China, Professor Lingyu Li said for Zimbabwe to achieve a robust economic growth, foreign capital and investment as well as industrial infrastructure development are key factors. In recent years, Zimbabwe missed...

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ZBC board, top management sign code of ethics

The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) top management and board have signed a code of ethics that shall guide the way they do business in line with government’s corporate governance initiative with employees urged to have a culture of working hard for the good of the company. The signing ceremony was held in Bulawayo where the board was introduced to the ZBC’s new substantive executive management. The new executive management which started work on the 1st of this month are Mr Tazzen Mandizvidza who assumed the position of Director News and Current Affairs, Mr Robson Mhandu – Director Productions and...

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Major boost for Zim’s renewable energy projects

Sweden has pledged more support for Zimbabwe’s renewable energy projects after unveiling a US$6.5 million funding programme for business projects within the sector. The programmes officer responsible for development corporation at the Embassy of Sweden in Zimbabwe Dr Gareth Horsfield told the ZBC News after unveiling of the funding programme in the capital that the provision of funds indicate renewed interest by the country in mending bilateral economic ties with Zimbabwe. “We are grateful over the facility which we hope shall go further in increasing cooperation with Zimbabwe in the future,” he said. The funding of renewable energy projects...

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Concern over lack of cholera centre in Beitbridge

Health authorities in Beitbridge district have been criticised for non-convincing claims that they are setting up a cholera treatment centre as a contingent measure in case of any outbreak in the border town. While presenting a report to a visiting delegation led by Beitbridge East legislator Cde Albert Nguluvhe, Beitbridge Medical Officer Dr Lenos Samhere said the cholera treatment centre will be ready by this Friday. This, however, did not go down well with Senator Tambudzani Mohadi who argued that more should have been done by now. Senator Mohadi challenged the district health team to move with urgency considering...

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