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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 hosts election party

 
 

President Mugabe will today host a function at State House to mark the first anniversary of zanu-pf’s resounding victory in the July 31, 2013 harmonised elections which condemned MDC formations to the political dustbins. zanu-pf romped to victory with over two thirds majority in Parliament, while President Mugabe won with 61 percent in the Presidential vote.<<Read More>>

 
     
 

Zanu-PF bigwigs in midnight meets

 
 

Some Zanu-PF bigwigs are jostling for power and clandestinely approaching President Mugabe pleading with him to influence their election or appointment to certain positions at the party’s National People’s Congress in December. It has also emerged that some party officials are holding secretive meetings at night,<<Read More>>

 
     
 

Govt commits self to tackling unemployment

 
 

Government has reiterated its commitment to tackle unemployment and create jobs for the youths under its Decent Work Country Programme for Zimbabwe 2012-2015, a senior official said yesterday. Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Permanent Secretary Mr Ngoni Masoka told labour, industry and development partners,<<Read More>>

 
     
 

Be self-sustainable, ZPCS challenged

 
 

THE Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services has potential to become self-sustainable and a leading correctional facility in the region, Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa has said.He said this in his speech at a ceremony at the Harare Central Prison to confer the ZPCS boss Retired Major-General Paradzai Zimondi ,<<Read More>>

 
     

Initiatives

President requests industry status report

 

PRESIDENT Mugabe has requested the Industry and Commerce Minister to compile a detailed report on the state of industry with a view to finding solutions to the constraints that the private sector is facing. Industry and Commerce Minister Michael Bimha told the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries congress in Mutare yesterday that President Mugabe wants a sector-by-sector report on industry. <<Read More>>

 
   

‘The Executive does not order arrests’

 

The Executive does not have the power or right to direct the Zimbabwe Republic Police whom to arrest on suspicion of being the Internet character Baba Jukwa, Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Emerson Mnangagwa has said. Minister Mnangagwa said when President Mugabe said there were weevils within Zanu-PF, <<Read More>>

 
   

Secure coastal trade routes — Sekeramayi

 

DEFENCE Minister Sydney Sekeramayi has underscored the need to secure Sadc coastal trade routes as 80 percent of the region is dependent on them for business. Officially closing a month-long Sadc Special Forces training in Kariba yesterday, Minister Sekeramayi said the bloc has witnessed an upsurge in crimes on coastal areas. <<Read More>>

 
   

 

Entertainment

Shumba, producer on warpath

Mutare-based musician Blessing Shumba and his former producer Oline Anderson are on a warpath following the leakage of the musician’s upcoming album scheduled for release next week. A close source said Shumba was notified by his church members that his unfinished album was circulating in Mutare.<<Read More>>

 

Chigorimbo stars in a new film

Veteran actor and filmmaker Stephen Chigorimbo features in a new short film titled “Odium” that premiered recently in the capital during the “In Short” project that promotes several short films. The film, which was written and directed by Charles Mugaviri (Junior), has other characters in that include Denise Edwards, Wilheim Oliver and Yeukai Danana.<<Read More>>

 

Finding the way at Gallery Delta

A tribute exhibition of paintings, graphics and three dimensional multimedia works for the late Friedbert Lutz themed “Way Finding” is running at Gallery Delta. The collaborative exhibition opened on Thursday last week. Some of the titles of pieces on display include “The Crucifix and the Embattled Institution”, “Tree of Light”, “Different Routes Different Destinations”, “Roadblocks” and “Monkey Wedding”.<<Read More>>

 

Star FM tours Heroes’ Acre

Star FM employees yesterday toured the National Heroes’ Acre as the nation build up to Heroes’ Day celebrations. The move, according programmes manager Comfort Mbofana, was meant to conscientise the employees of the sacrifices made by the gallant sons and daughters in liberating the country.“We wanted the staff to have a deeper understanding of our Heroes’ Day.<<Read More>>

 

Sport

Zim A crash to defeat

 

Afghanistan’s tour to Zimbabwe just got better yesterday. After squaring the ODI series 2-2 with Zimbabwe, the A team prevailed in the first of the two four-day matches against Zimbabwe A. Mirwais Ashraf ran through the home side in Harare, picking up six wickets for 35 runs to set up another important win in the developmental stage of Afghanistan cricket.<<Read More>>

 
   

Chitembwe on his way out?

 

LLOYD CHITEMBWE could be on his way out of World Navi Division One club Starbill after he failed to show up at training yesterday. The former CAPS United star and gaffer was reported to be unhappy with the club’s decision to demote him, by way of a token promotion, in giving him the role of director of coaching.<<Read More>>

 
   

DEFLATED CAPS SWITCH FOCUS

 
AFTER the deflation of the Derby defeat, CAPS United have to find a way to rise and face their next assignment against Chicken Inn in a Castle Lager Premiership tie at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday. The Green Machine have spent three weeks in bruising battles against the old enemy, Dynamos and they lost two of the matches and drew one.<<Read More>>  
   

Gorowa to know fate . . . Zifa board to decide on national team coaches

 

IAN Gorowa’s future with the Warriors and that of all national teams’ coaches, will be decided in Harare next Wednesday when the Zifa board meets to table recommendations by their High Performance Committee. Gorowa’s future with the Warriors has been a matter of intense speculation since the Warriors crashed out of the 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifiers,<<Read More>>

 
   

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 July 2014 05:44