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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

Empowerment policies flexible  
Indigenisation and economic empowerment policies are not cast in stone and foreigners can hold majority shareholding in any enterprise depending on the nature of their investment, the President has said.<<Read More>>  
   

Diamond firms told of their fate

 

Government has formally informed diamond companies in Marange that only one or two of them will be left to mine, after they failed to properly account for revenue realised from their operations.The firms have not been forthcoming with regards to honouring their obligations to the Marange-Zimunya Community Share Ownership Trust.<<Read More>>

 
   

Airport Road figures don’t tally

 

AUGUR Investments could have inflated prices for the incomplete Airport Road project, with the Department of Roads Management which took over the contract spending just US$100 000 on relocation of services compared to the US$3 million charged by the original contractor.<<Read More>>

 
   

China congratulates Zim

 
China’s President Xi Jinping congratulated President Mugabe and Zimbabwe on the country’s 34th independence anniversary on April 18. This follows similiar messages from Belarus’ President Alexander Lukashenko and Russia’s President Vladmir Putin.<<Read More>>  
   

Trade Fair roars into life

 
The 55th edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair roars into life in Bulawayo today with President Mugabe expected to officially open the fair on Friday.Due to unforeseen circumstances, Congo-Brazzaville’s president Denis Sassou Nguesso can no longer open the premier trade event. <<Read More>>
 
   

Initiatives

UAE firm targets mining sector

 

United Arab Emirates-based financial institution, Tabarak Investment Bank has obtained an investment licence from the Zimbabwe Investment Authority to venture into mining and petroleum products business, a company official said. <<Read More>>

 
   

Zanu-PF MPs on appraisal

 

Zanu-PF legislators have implored the party to provide resources for them to deliver on the revolutionary party’s winning election manifesto in last year’s harmonised elections.They said this in the wake of a demand by the leadership that all party MPs in the Eighth Parliament were expected to submit performance appraisal reports in line with the party’s objective of fulfilling  election promises.

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Media panel extends outreach to Gweru

 

The Information and Media Panel of Inquiry will tomorrow hold two meetings in Gweru to assess challenges affecting media operations while also identifying opportunities and prospects for the sector.Panel chairman, Geoffrey Nyarota, said they were expecting fruitful discussions at the two meetings scheduled for Mkoba Hall and Midlands State University. <<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

Tsviriyo’ set a high bar for Jah Prayzah

 

Jah PrayzahJah Prayzah’s new album “Kumbumura Mhute” has been received with mixed feelings with some critics saying he has stretched his versatility too far and risks losing identity of his music.Some have pointed out that he has borrowed a lot, in terms of style, from other musicians.<<Read More>>

 
   

Macheso in costly divorce?

 
Could the high profile divorce between sungura star Alick Macheso and his second wife Tafadzwa Mapako cost the singer his endorsement deals? Macheso who is lovingly called Baba Sharo after his first daughter, is the humanitarian ambassador for Zimbabwe Red Cross Society.<<Read More>>  
   

Is Roki running out of steam?

 
That Rockford “Roki” Josphat is a talented artiste is unquestionable but, after his lacklustre performance at South African group, Uhuru’s concert held at Belgravia Sports Club last weekend, many are beginning to see him as a spent force.<<Read More>>  
   

Makandiwa foretells better days

 
Zimbabwe’S economy is set for a major breakthrough and people must prepare for the good times that are set to roll again, with industries getting back to maximum production, preacher Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa has said. <<Read More>>  

Sport

I’M OFF Kaindu dumps Bosso for Chipolopolo role

 

After months of speculation over his future at Highlanders coach Kelvin Kaindu looks set to soon dump the Bulawayo giants and take up a national team coaching job in his native Zambia.<<Read More>>

 
   

Gorowa offered deal

 

ZIFA have revived their bid to try to tie Ian Gorowa to a Warriors’ contract ahead of the start of the 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifying campaign, but there are indications that it might take longer for them to thrash a fresh deal with the coach.<<Read More>>

 
   

‘We aren’t on a gravy train’, Zim cricketers defend World Cup fat bonuses

 

WE have noted with concern the media reports in The Herald dated 17th of April 2014. The article is so damaging to the players’ image and its representatives.It portrays players as unprofessional, greedy and underachievers who have let the country down deliberately. <<Read More>>

 
   

DeMbare under pressure

 

DYNAMOS coach Callisto Pasuwa hopes that his side will be able to rectify the mistakes noticed in the last two games and avert potential pressure which might creep into their camp when they face Bantu Rovers in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Barbourfields today. <<Read More>>

 

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 April 2014 05:09