First Quarter Mineral Exports Up 14%

[The Herald] Zimbabwe’s mineral exports revenue in the first quarter to March this year rose 14 percent driven by sales in platinum group metals and nickel, latest statistics have shown. According to the Minerals and Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe, …

[The Herald] Zimbabwe's mineral exports revenue in the first quarter to March this year rose 14 percent driven by sales in platinum group metals and nickel, latest statistics have shown. According to the Minerals and Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe, revenues from minerals were $397,6 million from $349 million recorded in the same quarter last year. Zimbabwe's minerals account for more than 65 percent of the country's annual foreign exchange earnings.

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Police Declare War On Tobacco Thieves

[The Herald] Harare police are on high alert to quell operations of criminals who target and pounce on unsuspecting farmers transporting tobacco to the auction floors. Over the past few years, farmers have lost tobacco worth thousands of dollars after …

[The Herald] Harare police are on high alert to quell operations of criminals who target and pounce on unsuspecting farmers transporting tobacco to the auction floors. Over the past few years, farmers have lost tobacco worth thousands of dollars after being robbed of their crop in transit to auction floors.

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Traffic Cops in the Dock

[The Herald] Two female traffic police officers based at Avondale Police Station in Harare appeared in court after they were found with fake Z69J books which they were using to fine traffic offenders and converting the money to personal use. Z69J books…

[The Herald] Two female traffic police officers based at Avondale Police Station in Harare appeared in court after they were found with fake Z69J books which they were using to fine traffic offenders and converting the money to personal use. Z69J books are used by traffic police to receipt traffic offenders who pay spot fines.

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Jibilika Begins ‘Step Up to HIV’ Campaign

[The Herald] Jibilika Dance Trust, an organisation which promotes the development of urban arts culture among youths in Zimbabwe, has begun its health awareness campaign called “Step Up 2 HIV” for 2018.The campaign promotes dissemination of information…

[The Herald] Jibilika Dance Trust, an organisation which promotes the development of urban arts culture among youths in Zimbabwe, has begun its health awareness campaign called "Step Up 2 HIV" for 2018.The campaign promotes dissemination of information on HIV-related issues in form of art conveyed through music and dance and is expected to run until December.

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Easton Wins Golf Tournament

[The Herald] SOUTH AFRICANS continued with their dominance of the Old Mutual Zimbabwe Open as Bryce Easton came from behind to grab the country’s premier golf tournament at Royal Harare yesterday. Easton said he was happy to bounce back after going thr…

[The Herald] SOUTH AFRICANS continued with their dominance of the Old Mutual Zimbabwe Open as Bryce Easton came from behind to grab the country's premier golf tournament at Royal Harare yesterday. Easton said he was happy to bounce back after going through some tough times.

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Forex Shortages Choking Industry Growth

[The Herald] The continued shortage of foreign currency is making it difficult for industries to import raw materials for use in their production processes, hampering the growth of manufacturing in Zimbabwe, experts from different sectors of the econom…

[The Herald] The continued shortage of foreign currency is making it difficult for industries to import raw materials for use in their production processes, hampering the growth of manufacturing in Zimbabwe, experts from different sectors of the economy have said. The Government in 2016 introduced bond notes as a way of bringing liquidity and stability in the economy but many industries have shut down as the country does not have adequate foreign currency. Oil Expressers Association of Zimbabwe chairperson Busisa Moyo

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Gospel Musician Mhere Launches New Album

[The Herald] Gospel musician Mathias Mhere launched his seventh album titled “Panogara Nyasha” at 7Arts Theatre in Avondale. It carries 10 tracks namely “Ma Tables”, “Munhu Kuvanhu”, “Sarafina”, “Porofita”, “Adam Emmanuel”, “Anogara Pakati Pedu”, “Simb…

[The Herald] Gospel musician Mathias Mhere launched his seventh album titled "Panogara Nyasha" at 7Arts Theatre in Avondale. It carries 10 tracks namely "Ma Tables", "Munhu Kuvanhu", "Sarafina", "Porofita", "Adam Emmanuel", "Anogara Pakati Pedu", "Simba Kubuda", "Bhuku" and the title track "Panogara Nyasha".

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Stock Exchange Narrows Year-to-Date Losses

[The Herald] Zimbabwe Stock Exchange listed stocks rallied last week and reversed some of the losses recorded earlier in the year as Delta’s trading update helped buoy the markets. By the close of trading last week, the ZSE Top 10 index was the top ris…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe Stock Exchange listed stocks rallied last week and reversed some of the losses recorded earlier in the year as Delta's trading update helped buoy the markets. By the close of trading last week, the ZSE Top 10 index was the top riser up 6,6 percent to 96,71, followed by the ZSE All Share Index which was up 5,13 percent to 319,66. The Mining Index was slightly positive up a marginal 0,15 percent to 123,52. The gains helped the ZSE indices reverse some of the earlier losses with the ZSE Top 10 index

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Parliament to Fast-Track Electoral Changes

[The Herald] The Electoral Amendment Bill is expected to be fast-tracked when Parliament resumes sitting on May 8 after a three-week recess, a Cabinet minister has said. Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ziyambi Ziyambi allayed fears by…

[The Herald] The Electoral Amendment Bill is expected to be fast-tracked when Parliament resumes sitting on May 8 after a three-week recess, a Cabinet minister has said. Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ziyambi Ziyambi allayed fears by opposition parties that the proposed changes might not pass in time for the forthcoming election.

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All Set for Ruling Party Primaries

[The Herald] As Zanu-PF gears for its primary elections set for next Sunday, several provinces are today holding provincial coordinating committee meetings where chairpersons are expected to announce the final lists of approved candidates. The provinci…

[The Herald] As Zanu-PF gears for its primary elections set for next Sunday, several provinces are today holding provincial coordinating committee meetings where chairpersons are expected to announce the final lists of approved candidates. The provincial chairpersons collected lists of approved candidates for their respective provinces from the national commissariat yesterday.

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