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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

 

President caps 480

 
 

President Mugabe yesterday capped 484 students who graduated with degrees and diplomas in various fields at Lupane State University’s fifth graduation ceremony, an increase from 190 who graduated last year. <<Read More>>

 
     
 

Govt to construct dams to counter climate changes

 
 

Government is prioritising dam construction and irrigation schemes to counter climate change effects on agriculture, a Cabinet minister has said. <<Read More>>

 
     
 

President attends Pope Paul VI beatification

 
 

President Mugabe and First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe yesterday joined political and religious leaders and 70 000 other Roman Catholics at a double mass here that marked the end of the Third Extraordinary Synod of Bishops and the beatification of Paul VI by Pope Francis. <<Read More>>

 
     
 

Mining university for Zim

 
 

Zimbabwe will host one of four prestigious universities that are part of an initiative to construct institutions specialising in mining, minerals beneficiation and skills development. This was said by Mines and Mining Development Minister Walter Chidhakwa in a presentation at the National Defence College Ministerial Forum on Wednesday. <<Read More>>

 
     

Initiatives

‘Grant pipe project national status’

 

Harare City Council has approached Government with a request for its multi-million dollar project to replace more than 5 500 kilometres of water reticulation infrastructure in the city to be granted national project status. According to the Industrial Development Policy (2012-2016), such a status is often granted to Government funded projects which have a national impact. <<Read More>>

 
   

GMB primed for Presidential Inputs Scheme

 

Grain Marketing Board depots countrywide are scheduled to begin dispensing maize seed and fertilisers to small-scale farmers under the Presidential Well-Wishers Agriculture Input Scheme by month-end. <<Read More>>

 
   

Govt starts Ebola awareness

 

The Health and Child Care ministry has embarked on a nationwide campaign to teach people about the Ebola virus. Speaking on the sidelines of “Save Mollen Campaign” in Masvingo on Saturday, Deputy Minister Dr Paul Chimedza said they have developed materials in all languages and set up systems to disseminate information. <<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

 A touching talent show. . . as Magunje musician who lost mum in accident scoops gong 

The touching life story of 21-year-old Divine Chitubira of Magunje paid off when he became the ultimate winner at Zimbabwe Has Talent show at 7 Arts Theatre over the weekend. <<Read More>>

 

Fireworks at Ice and Fire

Tocky Vibes, Oliver Mtukudzi and Alick Macheso staged good performances at Ice and Fire Pamuzinda on Friday night. It was an interesting combination of genres as the musicians took turns to entertain the huge crowd that thronged the venue. <<Read More>>

 

Charambas return to Harare Gardens

Gospel couple Pastor Charles and Olivia Charamba will this Sunday share the stage with rising group Spirit Praise at Harare Gardens. The two groups who are on a national tour have been performing outside Harare and are set to rock their city fans. <<Read More>>

 

Sulu, Jah Prayzah rekindle collabo

When musicians record duets more often than not fans want to see the artistes perform the song live on stage. But due to pressing schedules it is not always guaranteed that the artistes would perform together at every other show. <<Read More>>

 

Sport

Pure Platinum Play! FC Platinum in Chibuku final

 

FC Platinum . . . . . . . . . . . .(0) (1)
Black Rhinos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0
STARLET Walter Musona continued with his fine scoring form as his solitary strike powered red hot FC Platinum into the Chibuku Super Cup final at the expense of a battling Black Rhinos at Rufaro yesterday. <<Read More>>

 

CITY THRASH BOSSO

 

Highlanders…0
Harare City.(1) 3
HARARE City coach Masimba Dinyero believes the Sunshine Boys could have won by an even bigger margin yesterday after handing beleaguered Bulawayo giants Highlanders another thorough hiding in the semi-final of the Chibuku Super Cup at Rufaro. <<Read More>>

 

Champion Chienderamwano wins again

 

SO Zimbabwe’s strongest man can also cry?
Yes, Champion Chienderamwano shed some tears in front of hundreds of people when emotions got the better of him after he successfully defended the Mr Zimbabwe bodybuilding title at Harare International School in the early hours of yesterday. <<Read More>>

 

Zim face Bangladesh in warm-up game

 

ZIMBABWE begin their tour of Bangladesh with a preparatory three day warm-up game against Bangladesh Cricket Board XI at Fatullah this morning ahead of their three Tests and five One Day Internationals. <<Read More>>

 

Weather

 
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The Ministry of Industry and Commerce is engaging a French pre-export verification firm with a view to curbing the importation of substandard goods into the country. Industry and Commerce Minister, Mike Bimha said discussions between ministry and Bereau Veritas are at an advanced stage.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014 05:34