Govt to Establish University Towns

[The Herald] Government has signed Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with investors to establish the construction of university towns and college cities across the country in a bid to ensure that all university students have decent accommodation. Exp…

[The Herald] Government has signed Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with investors to establish the construction of university towns and college cities across the country in a bid to ensure that all university students have decent accommodation. Experts define a college city or university town as a community that is dominated by university student population.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Of Robin Vela, NSSA and Media Spats

[The Herald] Robin Vela, the former board chairman of the National Social Security Authority (NSSA) who was fired on March 29, 2018, has been on the offensive, firing various salvos at perceived enemies who, in his mind, were responsible for his downfa…

[The Herald] Robin Vela, the former board chairman of the National Social Security Authority (NSSA) who was fired on March 29, 2018, has been on the offensive, firing various salvos at perceived enemies who, in his mind, were responsible for his downfall. The reason for his firing point to him being a foreign resident with local interests.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Collective Bargaining for Civil Servants

[The Herald] Cabinet has approved principles on the amendment of the Public Service Act as Government moves to allow civil servants to engage in collective bargaining as enshrined in the Constitution. Civil servants have for long been pressing to engag…

[The Herald] Cabinet has approved principles on the amendment of the Public Service Act as Government moves to allow civil servants to engage in collective bargaining as enshrined in the Constitution. Civil servants have for long been pressing to engage in collective bargaining with their employer and the envisaged amendments will remove inconsistences which have frustrated the realisation of their quest over the years.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Relations With UK Move to Another Level

[The Herald] Britain is keen to assist Zimbabwe to identify resources to compensate former white commercial farmers who lost farms during the land reform programme, an issue that triggered the stand-off between Harare and London at the turn of the mill…

[The Herald] Britain is keen to assist Zimbabwe to identify resources to compensate former white commercial farmers who lost farms during the land reform programme, an issue that triggered the stand-off between Harare and London at the turn of the millennium.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ruling Party Sets Bar in Electoral Democracy

[The Herald] The Zanu-PF primary election season is upon us, along the way teaching a lesson or two to the party’s opponents in the forthcoming harmonised elections. The major beneficiary of such lessons is MDC-T’s controversially appointed leader Mr N…

[The Herald] The Zanu-PF primary election season is upon us, along the way teaching a lesson or two to the party's opponents in the forthcoming harmonised elections. The major beneficiary of such lessons is MDC-T's controversially appointed leader Mr Nelson Chamisa.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Value of Mobile Transactions Increases

[The Herald] Transactions on mobile phones have more than doubled in value as a composition of global national payments systems (NPS) during the first quarter of 2018, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) figures have revealed. This comes as cash shortages p…

[The Herald] Transactions on mobile phones have more than doubled in value as a composition of global national payments systems (NPS) during the first quarter of 2018, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) figures have revealed. This comes as cash shortages push more Zimbabweans towards the convenience of new payment platforms such as mobile money transfers.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Normalcy Returns to Hospitals

[The Herald] NORMALCY has returned to public hospitals following the recruitment of qualified but previously unemployed nurses and readmission of those who had been dismissed but reapplied successfully, Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenya…

[The Herald] NORMALCY has returned to public hospitals following the recruitment of qualified but previously unemployed nurses and readmission of those who had been dismissed but reapplied successfully, Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa said yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Chinese Delegation Gets Down to Business

[The Herald] The visiting Chinese delegation from the National Reform and Development Commission (NRDC) yesterday met Government officials and representatives from the country’s three Special Economic Zones (SEZs) to work on ways to expeditiously activ…

[The Herald] The visiting Chinese delegation from the National Reform and Development Commission (NRDC) yesterday met Government officials and representatives from the country’s three Special Economic Zones (SEZs) to work on ways to expeditiously activate the designated zones that are widely expected to grow the economy.

Telecoms Giant Under Fire Over Business Deal

[The Herald] The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (Potraz) has received a complaint against Econet Wireless Zimbabwe over allegations of possible unauthorised use of another company’s interlectual property. The complaint comes from M …

[The Herald] The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (Potraz) has received a complaint against Econet Wireless Zimbabwe over allegations of possible unauthorised use of another company’s interlectual property. The complaint comes from M Comm Africa Limited who have already gone to court.

Govt Moves to Reduce Teenage Pregnancies

[The Herald] Noster Shoniwa is a 30-year-old divorced mother of three who lives in Kadoma. She got married when she was young — before she could even secure a career for herself. She later got divorced.

[The Herald] Noster Shoniwa is a 30-year-old divorced mother of three who lives in Kadoma. She got married when she was young -- before she could even secure a career for herself. She later got divorced.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe