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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

Zimbabwe turns 34

 

Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and US president Barack Obama yesterday congratulated Zimbabwe on the occasion to mark its 34th Independence Day today as hundreds of thousands of Zimbabweans from all walks of life gather at various centres across the country to commemorate the event. <<Read More>>

 
   

US congratulates, sanctions Zim

 
THE United States yesterday tightened its ruinous economic sanctions regime on Zimbabwe by adding one company and several Chinese nationals doing business in the country to a travel and financial blacklist even as it cynically extended a congratulatory message on the eve of the 34th independence anniversary celebrations today. <<Read More>>
 
   

President meets Salvation Army leader

 

The Salvation Army’s international leader General Andre Cox met President Mugabe at State House in Harare yesterday and assured him that the church was there to support the people. General Cox, who is based in the United Kingdom and was accompanied by his wife Commissioner Silvia Cox, was taken to State House by Vice President Joice Mujuru and Public Service, <<Read More>>

 
   

President calls for moral rectitude

 
YOUTHS should take education seriously and desist from engaging in risky behaviour that may affect their ability to succeed in their academic endeavours, President Mugabe has said. The President said this at the City Sports Centre in Harare while addressing thousands of young people drawn<<Read More>>
 

Initiatives

Multi-million-dollar project for Hwange

 

A multi-million-dollar Civic Centre is set to be established at the envisaged Hwange Central Business District (HCBD), following an agreement between Hwange Local Board (HLB) and three investors. The US$55 million project will add lustre to the HCBD in a move aimed at attracting business investment and boosting the prospects of the area being granted a town status. <<Read More>>

 
   

Nine banks snap up $103m TBs

 

NINE financial institutions have fully subscribed for the $103 million Treasury Bills floated by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe last month with CBZ Bank snapping up more than half of the amount on offer. <<Read More>>

 
   

Should dividends be paid on borrowed funds?

 

As reflected by the flat and in some cases poor financial results that have been published by listed companies since the third quarter of 2013, it is clear that corporates are under a lot of distress. <<Read More>>

 
   

Retirement age for men, women

 

RetirementThe age at which a National Social Security Authority retirement pension can be claimed varies between 55 and 65 but is the same for both men and women. <<Read More>>

 
   

 

Entertainment

Jah Prayzah launches album today

 
The Zimbabwe National Army has cemented its relationship with contemporary sungura musician Mukudzei “Jah Prayzah” Mukombe by partnering with him at his album launch scheduled for today at Harare International Conference centre.Commander of the Defence Forces General Costantine Guveya Chiwenga will officiate at the launch.<<Read More>>  
   

The Roots of Easter

 
“Easter is the real Christian holiday because it is not as commercialised as Christmas and Christians really take the time to go to church. Also, the build up towards Easter is long and highly effective , which puts one in the right frame for introspection and a chance to get into personal contact with God.”<<Read More>>  
   

Freeman off to Australia

 
I am promising big things since it’s my first time to perform at such a grand stage and this means that I have to impress my fans and promoters in the Diaspora.“I will be travelling alone since the promoters said they could only accommodate one artiste although their initial intention was to include Suluman Chimbetu on this tour.<<Read More>>  
   

Young Igwe’s manager bashed

 

Sungura musicians Leonard Zhakata and controversial singer Jacob Moyana of the “Munotidako” fame became the centre of attraction at the much publicised Sungura Night at Gwanzura Stadium on Friday.<<Read More>>

 

Sport

New board chairman for DeMbare

 

Champions Dynamos have reshuffled their board of directors and confirmed that Bernard Marriot will take over as the new chairman of the Glamour Boys following resolutions made at their annual meeting.Marriot, who has been sitting on the board for several years, will replace founder member Freddy Mkwesha.<<Read More>>

 
   

TOOTHLESS CHAMPIONS

 

Defending champions Dynamos were left to do some deep soul searching after a pathetic show that saw them succumb to an injury-time goal against Premiership newboys ZPC Kariba in their first league game at their new home at the National Sports Stadium yesterday.<<Read More>>

 
   

Diya leads Bosso rout

 

Highlanders keeper Munya Diya was the unlikely goal-scoring hero with a brace, from the penalty spot, as Bosso put the smiles back on the faces of their fans with a convincing win over visiting Shabanie Mine in a Castle Lager Premiership tie at Barbourfields yesterday.<<Read More>>

 
   

Chunga speaks on derby

 

CHIREDZI FC coach Moses Chunga believes his side is fully charged up for the Castle Lager Premiership clash with Triangle United which he has described as an historic moment for the Lowveld community.Chunga yesterday told The Herald <<Read More>>

 

 

Last Updated on Sunday, 20 April 2014 05:34