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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

 

United Nations backs Zim-Asset

 
 

THE United Nations strongly supports the Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation and has pledged to help raise resources necessary for its full implementation.This was said by UN Resident Co-ordinator Mr Bishow Parajuli during the 2012 -2015 Zimbabwe United Nations Development Assistance Framework (ZUNDAF) <<Read More>>

 
     
  Mnangagwa speaks on Unity  
 

Acting President Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa says Zimbabweans should continue to cherish the Unity Accord signed between Zanu-PF and PF-Zapu for the sake of peace, stability and development of the nation.<<Read More>>

 
     
 

Civil service pay dates moved

 
  The Public Service Commission yesterday announced changes in the December pay dates for civil servants that is expected to see salaries being paid earlier than previously indicated. In a statement yesterday, PSC Secretary Mrs Pretty Sunguro, said the Government pay days have been brought forward.<<Read More>>  
     
 

Code of Conduct for VPs, ministers on cards

 
  The Office of the President and Cabinet is drafting a Bill to guide the conduct of Vice Presidents, ministers and deputy ministers, as part of Government’s task to align legislation with the new Constitution. <<Read More>>  
 

 

 
     

Initiatives

We want a crime-free festive season — Police  
Police have warned people to abide by the law and be on high alert in order to reduce the prevalence of crime during the festive season. In a statement yesterday, police chief spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba, said there was need for people to be cautious in their dealings in light of the forthcoming holidays. <<Read More>>  
   

Bond coins start circulating today •move to ease small change woes •RBZ allays fears of Zimdollar return

 
Banks will today start circulating the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe’s imported bond coins, in a move expected to ease the problem of small change that has been bedevilling the economy since the advent of the multi-currency regime in 2009. <<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>>

 
   
‘New Parly to boost economy’   
Construction of a new Parliament in Mount Hampden near Harare and the setting up of modern structures around the area will boost the economy, a Cabinet minister has said. <<Read More>>  
   

IMF approves successor SMP

 

The International Monetary Fund said the successful implementation of the successor Staff Monitored Programme will address Zimbabwe’s precarious external position, large current account deficit and growing external arrears. <<Read More>>

 
   

Ministry of Health develops baby food supplements

 

The Ministry of Health and Child Care will in early 2015 introduce new food supplements for infants between six months and two years old to prevent stunting. Stunting — defined as retarded growth — is caused by persistent malnutrition in early childhood and becomes irreversible at 36 months. <<Read More>>

 
   

 

Entertainment

Will Jah Prayzah do the honourable thing?

Contemporary singer Jah Prayzah is under fire from all quarters after he was exposed as a copycat. There have been calls on the social media for the “Tsviriyo” singer to do the honourable thing and return the NAMA award to the National Arts Council of Zimbabwe. Jah Prayzah won the National Arts Merit Awards for Outstanding Video for “Mwanasikana” the song which is at the centre of controversy.<<Read More>>

 

Zim Dancehall Shutdown

Dancehall selectors who missed out on Sting 2014 after the fracas broke out at the City Sports Centre this year are expected to clash again when they feature at Zim Dancehall Shutdown gig slated for tomorrow at the same venue. It will be Judgment Yard versus selector Garry and Templeman or is it the battle of the radio stations.<<Read More>>

 

Sulu finds the magic

The ability to maintain a balance between party songs and touching insightful compositions with important historical messages distinguished the late Simon “Chopper” Chimbetu from most musicians of his time.. <<Read More>>
 

She’s ready to conquer the world

Miss Carnival Zimbabwe 2014 Gamuchirayi Kujeke will leave for Malaysia tomorrow for the Miss Tourism International pageant. The pageant, which is scheduled to take place in Kuala Lumpur, will see 62 girls from all over the world battling for the different 19 titles that will be on offer during camp.<<Read More>>

 

Sport

Yogi new DeMbare coach

 

DYNAMOS will unveil David “Yogi” Mandigora as their head coach in Harare this afternoon, ending weeks of speculation. The Glamour Boys have been looking for a replacement for Callisto Pasuwa, who won four league titles in four seasons, whose contract expires at the end of this month. <<Read More>>

 
   
Zim netball team strikes gold  

A VOCIFEROUS Zimbabwean crowd at White City netball courts propelled the Zimbabwe netball team to a memorable gold medal at the expense of South Africa in the African Union Sports Council Region 5 Under-20 Games yesterday.Zimbabwe beat South Africa 45-37.. <<Read More>>

 
   
Mangwiro keeps cards close to chest  

TAURAI Mangwiro is keeping his cards close to his chest as speculation continues to mount that he is set to be unveiled as the next Dynamos coach. Mangwiro told The Herald yesterday he needs time to decide his next move following his sudden resignation as head coach of CAPS United last week <<Read More>>

 
   

Zim gymnasts bring gold

 

ZIMBABWE’S gymnasts Nyasha Munzvandi and Victoria Munyanduki returned home yesterday with gold medals after an impressive show in Level Three Aerobics at the Region V Gymnastics Championships in Walvis Bay, Namibia. <<Read More>>

 
   

Cheetahs qualify for Rio 2016

 
Cheetahs winger Tafadzwa Chitokwindo was a ball of fire after scoring the tries that secured qualification for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with a 41-5 victory over a hopeless Tunisia in the Confederation of the African Rugby Sevens Cup third-place play-off at Prince Edward High School in Harare yesterday. <<Read More>>  
   

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Last Updated on Thursday, 18 December 2014 07:05