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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

 

ZBC ready to present turnaround plan to Govt

 
 

Government this week expects to receive a final Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation strategy report spelling out how the national broadcaster will be turned around, Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Deputy Minister, Supa Mandiwanzira, has said.<<Read More>>

 
     
 

Livestock policy on the cards

 
 

Government is formulating a livestock policy to help boost the national herd and improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers, a senior Government official has said.Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development Deputy Minister Responsible for Livestock Cde Paddy Zhanda said this at a prize giving ceremony in Honde Valley recently.<<Read More>>

 
     
 

Embrace ICTs, Minister tells SMEs

 
 

Government has urged small and medium enterprises to embrace technology so that they benefit from it and boost their production and trade as well as developing the country’s economy.Small and Medium Enterprises and Co-operatives Development Minister Sithembiso Nyoni told journalists  <<Read More>>

 
     
 

Producers hike seed maize prices

 
 

Seed maize processing companies have increased the price of the commodity as they seek to recoup the increasing costs of producing different hybrids, an official confirmed yesterday.A survey by The Herald yesterday revealed that the price of a 10kg bag of seed which cost. <<Read More>>

 
     

Initiatives

Integrate HR strategy in firm’s planning process

 

The human resource of organisations has gradually emerged as the critical distinguishing source of competitive advantage. In other words, organisations have to compete based on their human resource abilities. <<Read More>>

 
   

Zim UN Assistance Framework in line to raise $300m

 

Zimbabwe United Nations Assistance Framework is in line to raise $300 million by the end of 2015 aimed at supporting the country’s agricultural sector. Over $170 million has so far been secured and the remaining $129 million gap will be completed by the end of next year, <<Read More>>

 
   

SAA mulls more flights to Zim

 

South African Airways has applied for seven additional flights into Victoria Falls to cater for growing demand from intercontinental destinations, a senior official with SAA has said.Regional general manager for Africa and Middle East Mr Aaron Munetsi said that SAA had applied to the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe and Ministry of Transport . <<Read More>>

 
   

Govt, banks agree on fund allocation criteria

 

Government and banks that are disbursing the Youth Development Fund (YDF) have agreed on a new framework which compels beneficiaries to have guarantors in case of default, a cabinet minister has said. <<Read More>>

 
   

 

Entertainment

It’s party time

The wait is over! The much-awaited two-day Sunset October Beer Festival begins today at Sunset Arena. The stage has been set, exhibitors have erected their stands and artistes are raring to go.The festival begins with a dancehall night that brings together several musicians in a clash that promises fireworks.<<Read More>>

 

Controversial Marechera film on the cards

“Flora and Dambudzo”, a controversial film that sets out to show the difficulties of black/white “illicit” romance in a traditional post colonial society is coming soon. Based on a true story on the relationship between acclaimed Zimbabwean writer Dambudzo Marechera , <<Read More>>

 

Beer fest hosts Miss Sunset

More than 20 beauties are set to strut their stuff on the ramp on Friday and Saturday at Sunset Arena in the inaugural Miss Sunset pageant. The pageant will run on the sidelines of the Sunset October Beer Festival and will take place at the Fringe Platform, a section of various fun activities. <<Read More>>

 

Colourful acts spice Musica 2014

The seventh edition of the Musica, a music festival by the Italian embassy in partnership with National Arts Council of Zimbabwe, is in full swing and vast talent has been exhibited in various concerts that have taken place so far. The event that started with a “Battle of the Schools Bands” at the Italian Club on Saturday is running until October 25 . <<Read More>>

 

Sport

AFRICA’S 10 OF THE VERY BEST . . . Glamour Boys squeeze into elite company

 

A LEADING European-based global football database has ranked Zimbabwe champions Dynamos among the top 10 clubs in Africa and, as a stronger side, in the period under review, than English Premiership sides Newcastle United, Aston Villa, Hull City and Queens Park Rangers.<<Read More>>

 

Murape warns Chapungu

 

DYNAMOS skipper Murape Murape says the defending champions are looking to maintain their place at the top of the table and has warned Chapungu to brace for reprisal when Premiership action resumes this weekend. <<Read More>>

 

Triangle eye survival

 

RELEGATION fighters Triangle say they will not be easy opponents and have warned Harare giants CAPS United to brace for a tough outing when the teams clash in a league match at Gibbo this Sunday. The Sugar Sugar Boys know they cannot afford to drop more points especially at home . <<Read More>>

 

President’s tourney preps intensify

 

ZIMBABWE Handball Federation president Amos Madzvamuse says local clubs have intensified preparations for the President’s Tournament set for this weekend in Harare. The President’s Tournament, a major annual event on the handball calendar, will be held at Houghton Park Primary School on Saturday and Sunday with 40 local clubs from across the country . <<Read More>>

 

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Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014 06:35