Australian Golfer Scott Praises International Golf Captain Price

[The Herald] International golf team captain Nick Price has been praised by Australian golfer Adam Scott ahead of their 2017 President’s Cup battle against the United States at the Liberty National Golf Club in New Jersey. The Aussie ace told the PGA T…

[The Herald] International golf team captain Nick Price has been praised by Australian golfer Adam Scott ahead of their 2017 President's Cup battle against the United States at the Liberty National Golf Club in New Jersey. The Aussie ace told the PGA Tour that they are capable of beating the United States and is happy that Price will again lead the team.

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Local Firm Commits to Help Farmers Mechanise

[The Herald] Local agricultural implements supplier, Agricon Zimbabwe says it is committed to helping small-scale farmers mechanise to realise maximum yields. Mechanisation is one of the pillars of modern conservation agriculture, which falls within th…

[The Herald] Local agricultural implements supplier, Agricon Zimbabwe says it is committed to helping small-scale farmers mechanise to realise maximum yields. Mechanisation is one of the pillars of modern conservation agriculture, which falls within the 10-Point Plan enunciated by President Mugabe. To expedite the mechanisation of the agricultural sector, Government is also in the process of acquiring equipment from friendly countries such as Belarus, to enhance yields.

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Govt Ready to Offer Fiscal Incentives for Research

[The Herald] The Government is prepared to provide incentives to companies that fund research and development as a means to boost industrial productivity, Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has said. Local industry has struggle…

[The Herald] The Government is prepared to provide incentives to companies that fund research and development as a means to boost industrial productivity, Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has said. Local industry has struggled to increase productivity over the years due mainly to high production costs caused by aged machinery as they fail to access cheap capital to retool.

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Female Legislators Voice Concern

[The Herald] Female legislators have expressed concern over delays in the promulgation of laws that protect minors from being forced into early marriages. They said this at a meeting organised by Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association (ZWLA) and the Legal …

[The Herald] Female legislators have expressed concern over delays in the promulgation of laws that protect minors from being forced into early marriages. They said this at a meeting organised by Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association (ZWLA) and the Legal Resources Foundation (LRF). The parliamentarians said there was need to align marriage laws with the new Constitution.

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City Mall Fails to Handover Car to Promotion Winner

[Nyasa Times] City (Mall) Supermarket in Lilongwe is playing hide and seek in its Easter-Win-Big-Win a car, as it is refusing to handover grand prize Nissan Tilda to the winner Robert Mwanamanga, a civil servant residing in Area 49 in Lilongwe.

[Nyasa Times] City (Mall) Supermarket in Lilongwe is playing hide and seek in its Easter-Win-Big-Win a car, as it is refusing to handover grand prize Nissan Tilda to the winner Robert Mwanamanga, a civil servant residing in Area 49 in Lilongwe.

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Harare Council Workers Cry Foul

[The Herald] Harare City Council workers are bitter over the selection criteria used in the search for the new director of works, amid indications it was skewed in favour of civil and mechanical engineers at the expense of other disciplines in the depa…

[The Herald] Harare City Council workers are bitter over the selection criteria used in the search for the new director of works, amid indications it was skewed in favour of civil and mechanical engineers at the expense of other disciplines in the department. Council flighted adverts in the media recently for the director of works to replace outgoing director Engineer Phillip Pfukwa.

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Suspects Arrested in Sea Point With Drugs Valued at R 205 000

[SAPS] To reduce the levels of crime by targeting crime generators such as drugs, members of the Cape Town Cluster Task Team conducted a search operation at a flat in Sea Point which led to the discovery of a variety of drugs valued at R 205 000. Two s…

[SAPS] To reduce the levels of crime by targeting crime generators such as drugs, members of the Cape Town Cluster Task Team conducted a search operation at a flat in Sea Point which led to the discovery of a variety of drugs valued at R 205 000. Two suspects a male and a female both aged 35 were arrested and are expected to make a court appearance in Cape Town on Monday 2017-06-12 to face a charge of dealing in drugs. Besides the cocaine, dagga and magic mushroom a number of schedule 5 prescription medication wa

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Cross-Border Traders Leader Urges Govt to Ban Night Driving

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Cross-Border Traders Association (ZCBTA) has urged Government to ban public transporters from travelling during the night following a series of fatal accidents involving cross-border buses in recent months. The latest accident…

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Cross-Border Traders Association (ZCBTA) has urged Government to ban public transporters from travelling during the night following a series of fatal accidents involving cross-border buses in recent months. The latest accident involving such buses occurred on Wednesday night, which claimed 43 people when a Lion King bus veered off the road in the Nyamakate area in Mashonaland West province and hit a tree.

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Secretary to Parliament ‘Granted’ Special Leave

[News24Wire] Secretary to Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana has been “granted” special leave by Speaker Baleka Mbete and NCOP chairperson Thandi Modise following a raft of corruption allegations.

[News24Wire] Secretary to Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana has been "granted" special leave by Speaker Baleka Mbete and NCOP chairperson Thandi Modise following a raft of corruption allegations.

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