Nation Has Enough Tobacco Seed – Report

[The Herald] The Tobacco Research Board (TRB) produces sufficient tobacco seed to satisfy the domestic market while surplus is exported, an official has said. TRB general manager Dr Dalia Garwe said at the moment the board has in its stock, tobacco see…

[The Herald] The Tobacco Research Board (TRB) produces sufficient tobacco seed to satisfy the domestic market while surplus is exported, an official has said. TRB general manager Dr Dalia Garwe said at the moment the board has in its stock, tobacco seed enough to plant for the next five cropping seasons. "The TRB is responsible for breeding tobacco varieties for Zimbabwe and the region and in our stock we have seed enough to plant for the next five seasons," she said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

School Watchman Gets 30 Years for Raping Girl

[Daily News] MLELE District magistrate’s Court in Katavi region has sentenced a school night watchman, George Sikok (27), to 30 years in jail after he was convicted of raping a 16-yearold girl.

[Daily News] MLELE District magistrate's Court in Katavi region has sentenced a school night watchman, George Sikok (27), to 30 years in jail after he was convicted of raping a 16-yearold girl.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Gas, Oil Service Providers Need Our Collective Support

[Daily News] Local content has lately become very topical for African countries that have discovered oil and gas resources in discussions on how best these countries will manage their petroleum resources in a sustainable manner for the benefits of its …

[Daily News] Local content has lately become very topical for African countries that have discovered oil and gas resources in discussions on how best these countries will manage their petroleum resources in a sustainable manner for the benefits of its people.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Fire Departments Incapable of Handling Major Incidents – Survey

[The Herald] The fire departments in the country’s major towns and cities have no capacity to handle major fire incidents as they are ill-equipped, understaffed and poorly funded, exposing human life and property to danger in the event of inferno outbr…

[The Herald] The fire departments in the country's major towns and cities have no capacity to handle major fire incidents as they are ill-equipped, understaffed and poorly funded, exposing human life and property to danger in the event of inferno outbreaks. A survey conducted by The Herald revealed that some towns do not have functional fire tenders, with the second highest urban population, Chitungwiza, having one fire engine, while the fire department operates without a single radio for communication and no ambulance

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Court Urges Revision of Law On Default Ruling

[Daily News] The Court of Appeal has advised the Attorney General (AG) to initiate amendments of the law under the Civil Procedure Code (CPC), which allows the court to give default judgment if the claimed amount does not exceed 1,000/-.

[Daily News] The Court of Appeal has advised the Attorney General (AG) to initiate amendments of the law under the Civil Procedure Code (CPC), which allows the court to give default judgment if the claimed amount does not exceed 1,000/-.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Mujuru’s Party Trashes Vote-Rigging Claims

[The Herald] Dr Joice Mujuru’s National People’s Party (NPP) has trashed claims by other opposition parties, mainly the MDC-T, that Zanu-PF used an Israeli company, Nikuv International to rig polls before, saying those angling to remove the ruling part…

[The Herald] Dr Joice Mujuru's National People's Party (NPP) has trashed claims by other opposition parties, mainly the MDC-T, that Zanu-PF used an Israeli company, Nikuv International to rig polls before, saying those angling to remove the ruling party should advice their supporters to register to vote in next year's harmonised elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Arts Galore At Hurungwe Fete

[The Herald] It will be a mixed affair as different dance groups, theatre productions and musicians unite for this year’s edition of Hurungwe Arts Festival to be held in Karoi on July 7 and 8.

[The Herald] It will be a mixed affair as different dance groups, theatre productions and musicians unite for this year's edition of Hurungwe Arts Festival to be held in Karoi on July 7 and 8.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Horror Bus Crash Blamed On Speeding

[The Herald] Preliminary investigations into the King Lion bus accident, which killed 43 passengers and injured 33 others along the Harare-Chirundu Highway recently, was caused by a tyre burst and speeding, Transport and Infrastructure Development Depu…

[The Herald] Preliminary investigations into the King Lion bus accident, which killed 43 passengers and injured 33 others along the Harare-Chirundu Highway recently, was caused by a tyre burst and speeding, Transport and Infrastructure Development Deputy Minister Engineer Michael Madanha has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Police Officers to Face Sanctions Over Kidnapper Evans’ Revelation

[Guardian] Following the revelation of a senior police officer that he arrested billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamdike, a.k.a. Evans, in 2006 for armed robbery and how he was freed by a police officer, the Police High Command has ordered a…

[Guardian] Following the revelation of a senior police officer that he arrested billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamdike, a.k.a. Evans, in 2006 for armed robbery and how he was freed by a police officer, the Police High Command has ordered a full-scale investigation into the matter.

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