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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 arrives for AU Summit

 
 

PRESIDENT Mugabe arrived here yesterday evening to attend the 24th Ordinary Summit of the African Union General Assembly that opens at the African Union Headquarters here tomorrow. <<Read More>>

 
     
 

French delegation gets assurance

 
 

PRESIDENT Mugabe yesterday met a high-powered French business delegation at State House in Harare where he clarified the Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment regulations.<<Read More>>

 
     
 

Senior army officer dies

 
 

A Zimbabwe National Army senior officer, Deputy Commander 2 Infantry Brigade, Colonel Panginatsiyo Kufa, has died. He was 51. Director of Army Public Relations Lieutenant Colonel Alphios Makotore said Col Kufa died yesterday at Parirenyatwa Hospital after a short illness.<<Read More>>

 
     
 

Time up for Zifa board

 
 

GOVERNMENT has cranked up pressure on the embattled ZIFA board after Sport, Arts and Culture Deputy Minister Tabitha Kanengoni-Malinga told Parliament yesterday that Zimbabwe was ready to bear the cost of a possible suspension from fifa to clean up the mess at 53 Livingstone Avenue.<<Read More>>

 
     

Initiatives

ATB extends tentacles into Zim

 
Tanzanian based clearing and forwarding company ATB Investments Pvt Limited has extended its tentacles into Zimbabwe with the opening of a Harare office this week<<Read More>>  
   

Zim marginally misses gold target

 
ZIMBABWE has marginally missed gold output for 2014 after deliveries reached 13,9 tonnes in the year to December against a target of 14,5 tonnes, latest data shows.<<Read More>>  
   

Government to cut wage bill

 

Government will start retrenching thousands of civil servants next year as part of a grand strategy to reduce the ever ballooning salary bill that has threatened capital projects, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa has said.He made the remarks while responding to Parliamentary Portfolio Committees that presented their post-budget analysis reports in the National Assembly last night.<<Read More>>

 
   

 

Entertainment

Top musicians tackle gender violence

Top musicians Mai Olivia Charamba, Alexio Kawara and Cynthia Mare have joined the fight against gender-based violence. The three have been appointed ambassadors an organisation called World Education Inc/Bantwana.<<Read More>>

 

Slomo aims high with Kwazvose

Francis Dhaka, who is popularly known as Franco Slomo, in musical circles made his name as a dancer and his decision to start writing songs and forming Extra Kwazvose with his former colleagues was met with scepticism.  <<Read More>>
 

Zim gospel music looses glamour

There was a time when gospel music was the in-thing in Zimbabwe and one of the popular genres, attracting thousands to shows. I remember with nostalgia the Ngaavongwe series of shows that were being organised by Elias Musakwa, himself a gospel musician.<<Read More>>

 

Soul Jah Love divides SA promoters

Zimdancehall artiste Soul Jah Love has ignited a cold war between South African Promoters Mhofu Promotions and Jimmy Jimalo after allegedly breaching a performance contract.<<Read More>>

 

Sport

Cricketers leave for WC

 
THE Zimbabwe national cricket team left Harare yesterday for their 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup adventure in Australia and New Zealand where they believe they will make a big impact.A delegation of 15 players and eight officials left the capital yesterday afternoon via Johannesburg and they are expected in Sydney, Australia, today. <<Read More>>  
   

Dube lost in his reclusive world

 

EMBATTLED ZIFA president Cuthbert Dube has mourned about the lack of Government support, in defence of his abysmal record in charge of domestic football in the past five years, as pressure continued to mount for him to either quit or be fired.<<Read More>>

 
   

Tough task for Zim

 

If they are to reach the Cricket World Cup quarter-finals, Zimbabwe will need to beat Ireland and the UAE, the non-Test nations in Pool B, and find a way to defeat at least one of India, South Africa, Pakistan and the West Indies. <<Read More>>

 
   
Saul Chaminuka cries out  

ZPC Kariba coach Saul Chaminuka feels he will have to build almost a new squad this season after losing nearly half of the key players of his regular starting line-up during the off-season. <<Read More>>

 
   

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Last Updated on Thursday, 29 January 2015 05:16