Help Me Market ‘Tainted’ Zimbabwe, Minister Says to Media

[News24Wire] Tourism Minister Walter Mzembi has reportedly called on the media to help him market the country to the international community, as Zimbabwe continues to have a tainted image due to its history of “bad governance”.

[News24Wire] Tourism Minister Walter Mzembi has reportedly called on the media to help him market the country to the international community, as Zimbabwe continues to have a tainted image due to its history of "bad governance".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Just How Powerful Is Grace Mugabe?

[News24Wire] So Grace Mugabe, who is accused of assault in South Africa, is back home in Zimbabwe after she was granted diplomatic immunity by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) over the weekend.

[News24Wire] So Grace Mugabe, who is accused of assault in South Africa, is back home in Zimbabwe after she was granted diplomatic immunity by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Foot ‘N’ Mouth Vaccine Shortage Hits Chipinge

[The Herald] A shortage of foot-and-mouth vaccines is frustrating efforts to contain an outbreak of the highly contagious disease in Chipinge’s Middle Sabi region where farmers risk incurring huge livestock losses.

[The Herald] A shortage of foot-and-mouth vaccines is frustrating efforts to contain an outbreak of the highly contagious disease in Chipinge's Middle Sabi region where farmers risk incurring huge livestock losses.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Soccer – Sweet Victory for Pure Platinum

[The Herald] FC Platinum’s title challenge got a morale booster after an important away win against Triangle in this Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Gibbo yesterday. A Winston Mhango conversion from the spot in the first-half was all Norman…

[The Herald] FC Platinum's title challenge got a morale booster after an important away win against Triangle in this Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Gibbo yesterday. A Winston Mhango conversion from the spot in the first-half was all Norman Mapeza's side needed to collect maximum points in this tightly-contested encounter. "We did well in the first-half and with a bit of luck, we could have scored two more goals. I am proud of the boys, they played well after our midweek defeat to CAPS United and coming her

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Promote Brand Zim, Mzembi Tells Media

[The Herald] The media has a critical role to play in marketing Zimbabwe as a brand that is safe for tourists and whose hospitality can hardly be matched with many other countries worldwide, a Cabinet Minister has said. Speaking at a national editors’ …

[The Herald] The media has a critical role to play in marketing Zimbabwe as a brand that is safe for tourists and whose hospitality can hardly be matched with many other countries worldwide, a Cabinet Minister has said. Speaking at a national editors' nation branding workshop organised by the Zimbabwe National Editors Forum (zinef) last Thursday, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister Dr Walter Mzembi said Zimbabwe was a violence-free country run by a democratically elected Government.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Declare Rutanhire National Hero’

[The Herald] Zanu -PF Mashonaland Central Province has written to the Politburo recommending conferment of national hero status on Cde George Rutanhire who died on Saturday morning. Cde Rutanhire was a Politburo member and headed the Chitepo Ideologica…

[The Herald] Zanu -PF Mashonaland Central Province has written to the Politburo recommending conferment of national hero status on Cde George Rutanhire who died on Saturday morning. Cde Rutanhire was a Politburo member and headed the Chitepo Ideological College, an institution training Zanu-PF members on party's ideology. He succumbed to renal failure at Karanda Hospital in Mt Darwin.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Stop Side-Marketing State-Sponsored Crops – – Govt

[The Herald] Government has appealed to farmers being supported under various Government programmes to deliver their grain and cotton to State enterprises that are offering viable prices. Farmers were urged to deliver grain to the Grain Marketing Board…

[The Herald] Government has appealed to farmers being supported under various Government programmes to deliver their grain and cotton to State enterprises that are offering viable prices. Farmers were urged to deliver grain to the Grain Marketing Board, which has the highest price of $390 per tonne. On the other hand, cotton farmers who benefited under the Presidential Inputs Scheme were urged to deliver to Cottco, that is offering a five percent foreign currency incentive.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mahofa, a True Heroine

[The Herald] Masvingo Provincial Affairs Minister Senator Shuvai Ben Mahofa was a certified politician whose national heroine status cannot be spoiled by anyone, Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko said yesterday. Addressing hundreds of mourners who gath…

[The Herald] Masvingo Provincial Affairs Minister Senator Shuvai Ben Mahofa was a certified politician whose national heroine status cannot be spoiled by anyone, Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko said yesterday. Addressing hundreds of mourners who gathered at the National Heroes Acres to bid farewell to Sen Mahofa, VP Mphoko said any attempts to use the names of national heroes and heroines for divisive politics was a betrayal of the gains of the liberation strug- gle.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe