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  • ZAPU Scoffs At Mujuru 'Secret’ Gukurahundi Plan

    Thursday, 08 December 2016 Radio VOP

    HARARE – The Dumiso Dabengwa led Zimbabwe African Union Party (ZAPU) has scoffed at Zimbabwe People First (ZIMPF) leader Joice Mujuru’s recent claims she visited Gukurahundi victims in Bulawayo where she disclosed she and her party had a “secret plan” to bring closure to the sad chapter in the...

  • Non-Zanu PF Villagers Ordered To Return Food Aid

    Thursday, 08 December 2016 Radio VOP

    HARARE – A Chimanimani village head and a Zanu PF ward leader are said to have demanded back bags of maize donated as food aid to six villagers who were non party supporters. The incident has...

  • RBZ to release $7mln bond notes this week

    Thursday, 08 December 2016 CHANNELZIM

    HARARE – Zimbabwe’s central bank says it will release $7 million worth of $2 dollar bond notes into circulation this week. The notes, which are meant to ease a banknote shortage in the southern...

  • Bulawayo councillors fume over ‘fake’ HIV statistics

    Thursday, 08 December 2016 CHANNELZIM

    BULAWAYO - The City of Bulawayo's Councillors, on Tuesday fumed over media reports that the city had become the country’s HIV hotspot, saying the claims were false and likely to scare away...

  • #WarVets trial postponed indefinitely

    Wednesday, 23 November 2016 CHANNELZIM

    A Zimbabwe court on Wednesday indefinitely postponed the trial of five war veteran leaders charged with insulting longtime President Robert Mugabe, citing bungling by the prosecution. The five were...

  • Zimbabwe war veterans in court for insulting Mugabe

    Wednesday, 23 November 2016 CHANNELZIM

    HARARE - Five prominent Zimbabwe war veterans arrested earlier this year in a crackdown on critics of President Robert Mugabe, appeared in court Tuesday for insulting the 92-year-old leader. The...

  • Industrial capacity utilisation rises to 47pct, but firms not excited about protectionism

    Wednesday, 23 November 2016 CHANNELZIM

    HARARE  – Zimbabwe’s industrial capacity utilisation rose to 47.4 percent in 2016, up from 34.3 percent last year, mainly driven by an import ban imposed by the government earlier in the year, a...

  • Haemorrhaging ZESA sees loss doubling to $233 mln

    Wednesday, 23 November 2016 CHANNELZIM

    HARARE – Zimbabwe’s power utility ZESA Holdings has incurred a loss of $140 million in the nine months to September, which is expected to widen to $233 million by year end,  an official has said....

  • Zimbabwe’s power group owes $18m to Eskom

    Wednesday, 23 November 2016 CHANNELZIM

    HARARE - The Zimbabwean Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) has warned that the current dollar crunch could result in its foreign electricity suppliers such as Eskom and Mozambique switching the...

  • Bulawayo City Council plans for future water supplies

    Thursday, 22 September 2016 Radio Dialogue

    BULAWAYO - The Bulawayo City Council has recorded growth as it is able to provide 3 000 housing stands per annum and has already made adequate plans to ensure consistent future water supplies amid...

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