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The country of Zimbabwe is 390,580 sq km and is bordered on all sides by other countries. Zambia lies to the northwest with the Zambezi river and its Victoria Falls forming the border. Mozambique lies to the northeast with its border formed by the Eastern Highlands. Botswana lies to the southwest and South Africa to the south (its border formed by the Limpopo River)
 

Government

 

Teach about Ebola, doctors urged

 
 

Government has challenged medical practitioners to join hands in spreading awareness about the deadly Ebola virus to wipe out the “fear-Ebola mentality” that has gripped the nation.Officially opening the Zimbabwe Medical Association (ZiMA) annual congress in Victoria Falls on Friday,<<Read More>>

 
     
 

Lesotho ‘coup’ gives President Mugabe first Sadc test

 
 

THE new Sadc leadership, steered by the regional bloc’s Chair, President Mugabe, faces a litmus test in how it handles political strife in Lesotho following an attempted military coup in that country yesterday.According to reports from the Mountain Kingdom, shots were fired as the military seized control of key government buildings,<<Read More>>

 
     
 

Lesotho coup: Zim on fact finding visit

 
 

SADC chairperson President Mugabe has dispatched Ministers of Defence, Dr Sydney Sekeramayi and Foreign Affairs, Cde Simbarashe Mumbengegwi, to South Africa to gather information on the alleged coup in Lesotho.<<Read More>>

 
     
 

Harare City Council rakes in over $20 000 in daily penalties

 
 

Harare City Council is raking in daily penalty fees of over US$20 000 from commuter omnibuses that pick and drop passengers at undesignated points in the Central Business District while shunning the new public transport holding bay on Coventry Road.<<Read More>>

 
     
 

Govt dismisses constitutional crisis claim

 
  JUSTICE, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa last week dismissed claims by an MDC-T legislator that the Judiciary was struggling to interpret some laws as they were in conflict with the new Constitution. <<Read More>>  
     

Initiatives

Govt in effort to offset Seed Co debt

 

Seed Co says it has collected a total of $16 million from debtors since year end while Government has put in place in “net-off” structure with the group to clear its debt.Chief executive Mr Morgan Nzwere told the annual general meeting last week that in Malawi, the group had been paid $5,3 million from the $6,8 million outstanding from the donor funded programme. <<Read More>>

 
   

Mujuru opens DNA testing centre

 

Acting President Joice Mujuru yesterday officially opened the country’s first DNA testing centre, bringing local solutions in the fight against sexual abuse as well as other criminal and civil matters.Speaking during the official launch of the African Institute of Biomedical Science and Technology (AiBST) DNA Testing Centre in partnership with Wilkins Hospital in Harare yesterday, <<Read More>>

 
   

BNC seeks national project status nod

 

Bindura Nickel Corporation has approached Government with a request for its smelter restart project to be granted national project status.The restart will save the firm over $12 million in transport costs.Bindura will invest $26 million for the restart, to be funded through debt and internal resources. <<Read More>>

 
   

 

Entertainment

Harare Cup Clash 2014 thrills

The City Sports Centre was filled to capacity over the weekend as thousands of music lovers turned up for the Harare Cup Clash 2014 that drew some of the heavy hitters in Zim dancehall. The youthful crowd swelled in the afternoon ahead of the annual showdown which is held on the last day of the Harare Agricultural Show.<<Read More>>

 

Online Music Store to fight piracy launched

There seems to be no remedy for the scourge of music piracy, which has turned some singing geniuses into beggars.The police, Government and artistes themselves are constantly trying to find ways to eradicate piracy.Last week, Jive Zimbabwe <<Read More>>
 

Chihombori eyes Kenyan market

Botswana-based film producer, scriptwriter, actor, author and cartoonist Enock Chihombori is eyeing the Kenyan market for his comic book “Little Hare Stories – Big Trouble at the River”. In a statement on his Facebook wall,<<Read More>>

 

Star FM ventures into mobile music

The music piracy scourge has driven Star FM and music producers to come up with a new initiative aimed at fighting the rot.Unlike in previous years where artistes could live comfortably from album sales, contemporary musicians now only rely on live performances.<<Read More>>

 

Sport

Dynamos scared, says ‘Dr’ Masomere

 

DYNAMOS have dropped the recalled pair of Murape Murape and Rodrick Mutuma from the squad that is set to face How Mine in a NetOne One Wallet Cup semi-final at Mandava this afternoon.The attacking duo bounced back into reckoning last week,<<Read More>>

 
   

We’ve beaten the best

 

They had been beaten, bruised and pushed aside by the South Africans and Australians in the games leading up to yesterday’s encounter. More than once they had put themselves in dominant positions, only to succumb to performance anxiety when the going got too hot.<<Read More>>

 
   

EPL: Unleash the Balotelli

 
BRENDAN RODGERS has no reservations over handing Mario Balotelli an immediate debut at Tottenham Hotspur today, insisting the £16m striker will not become a distraction at Liverpool.“This won’t be the Mario Balotelli show every week,” the Liverpool manager said, twice, at his first pre-match Press conference since signing the Italy international.<<Read More>>  
   

DeMbare power through

 
WASHINGTON Pakamisa scored his second goal, in as many games, as Dynamos silenced Luke Masomere and marched into the final of the One Wallet Cup at Mandava yesterday.  Pakamisa, who scored the winner in the victory over Triangle at Gibbo, scored DeMbare’s second goal in the 56th minute <<Read More>>  
   

Last Updated on Monday, 01 September 2014 06:29