Mavedzenge – Loss of a True Public Servant

[The Herald] Ian Scoones Correspondent BLASIO Zivengwa Mavedzenge (better known simply as BZ) has tragically died following a car crash near Mashava. Another terrible loss in the global carnage of road traffic accidents, which claim 1,3 million people …

[The Herald] Ian Scoones Correspondent BLASIO Zivengwa Mavedzenge (better known simply as BZ) has tragically died following a car crash near Mashava. Another terrible loss in the global carnage of road traffic accidents, which claim 1,3 million people each year. And, after Sam Moyo, another brilliant person from our Zimbabwe land research community, robbed from us too early due to others' reckless driving.

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Econet Unveils Youth Empowerment Initiative

[The Herald] Business Reporter Zimbabwe’s largest mobile network operator Econet Wireless Zimbabwe (Econet) yesterday unveiled a youth empowerment initiative, Elevate Virtual Agent Programme (Evap), which is expected to create 25 000 jobs in the first …

[The Herald] Business Reporter Zimbabwe's largest mobile network operator Econet Wireless Zimbabwe (Econet) yesterday unveiled a youth empowerment initiative, Elevate Virtual Agent Programme (Evap), which is expected to create 25 000 jobs in the first year.

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Child Abuse Costs Woman

[The Herald] Sheillah Mapani Herald Reporter A HARARE woman has been sentenced to an effective one-and-a-half years in prison for deliberately injuring her brother-in-law’s two-year-old daughter after she forced her to hold a hot sweet potato.

[The Herald] Sheillah Mapani Herald Reporter A HARARE woman has been sentenced to an effective one-and-a-half years in prison for deliberately injuring her brother-in-law's two-year-old daughter after she forced her to hold a hot sweet potato.

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NSSA Injects $18m Into CSC

[The Herald] CABINET has approved the investment of $18 million towards the revival of the Cold Storage Company (CSC) by the National Social Security Authority (NSSA).

[The Herald] CABINET has approved the investment of $18 million towards the revival of the Cold Storage Company (CSC) by the National Social Security Authority (NSSA).

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Grandpa On Trial for Rape

[The Herald] Victor Maphosa Herald Reporter A 67-YEAR-OLD Harare man who allegedly raped a teenager will stand trial next Wednesday after he denied the charges.

[The Herald] Victor Maphosa Herald Reporter A 67-YEAR-OLD Harare man who allegedly raped a teenager will stand trial next Wednesday after he denied the charges.

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Presidential Scholarship Applications Now Open

[The Herald] GOVERNMENT is inviting applications from students willing to pursue undergraduate studies under the Presidential and National Scholarships Programme for the 2018 academic year.The executive director of the Presidential and National Scholar…

[The Herald] GOVERNMENT is inviting applications from students willing to pursue undergraduate studies under the Presidential and National Scholarships Programme for the 2018 academic year.The executive director of the Presidential and National Scholarships Programme, Dr Chris Mushohwe, said in a statement yesterday the scholarships, which cover many disciplines, were limited to those who, in addition to being below the age of 25, also had a minimum 10 points at A-Level.

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Samba Night Moved to Friday

[The Herald] Arts Reporter The Harare International Carnival’s Samba Night that was set for tonight has been moved to Friday due to changes in travel arrangements for Samba dancers that are coming from Brazil and Cuba.

[The Herald] Arts Reporter The Harare International Carnival's Samba Night that was set for tonight has been moved to Friday due to changes in travel arrangements for Samba dancers that are coming from Brazil and Cuba.

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City Rates Arrears Balloon to $700 Million

[The Herald] Innocent Ruwende Municipal Reporter– RESIDENTS now owe Harare City Council (HCC) more than $700 million, and there are fears arrears will continue piling up on false expectations that Government will write off debts before the 2018 electi…

[The Herald] Innocent Ruwende Municipal Reporter-- RESIDENTS now owe Harare City Council (HCC) more than $700 million, and there are fears arrears will continue piling up on false expectations that Government will write off debts before the 2018 elections.The city's finance director, Mr Tendai Kwenda, said in an interview some politicians were making the situation increasingly difficult by encouraging residents to boycott paying rates.

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Millers Sue Govt Over Fortification

[The Herald] Conrad Mwanawashe Court Reporter– THE Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) has filed an application at the High Court seeking to block Government from implementing mandatory food fortification.In the case filed yesterday by GMAZ d…

[The Herald] Conrad Mwanawashe Court Reporter-- THE Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) has filed an application at the High Court seeking to block Government from implementing mandatory food fortification.In the case filed yesterday by GMAZ deputy national chairman Thembinkosi Ndlovu, millers want sections 4 (i) (b) and (e), 5 (b) and (e) and 7 of the Food Fortification Regulations 2016 purportedly made under and in terms of the Food and Food Standards Act (Chapter 15:0 4) set aside.

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