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Government to introduce command horticulture in rural areas

By Precious Nkomo Government is set to introduce command horticulture and poultry in rural areas, where they are expected to generate an estimated US$500 per annually for each rural household. Speaking on the sidelines of a tour of the Bubi-Lupane Irrigation Scheme in...

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DDF and ZTA in Tourism deal

The first flight of Falcon Air owned by the District Development Fund has landed at Hwange Airport in the Hwange National Park. DDF and the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority have signed a Memorandum of Agreement, and this development will promote domestic tourism within the...

IOM hosts stakeholder engagement workshop

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has organised a five day stakeholder engagement workshop in Beitbridge in a bid to discuss how Covid-19 has affected Informal Cross-border Traders economically, socially and health wise. Stakeholders attending the...

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Government to introduce command horticulture in rural areas

By Precious Nkomo Government is set to introduce command horticulture and poultry in rural areas, where they are expected to generate an estimated US$500 per annually for each rural household. Speaking on the sidelines of a tour of the Bubi-Lupane Irrigation Scheme in...

Business

Simbisa to open 18 new outlets

Simbisa to open 18 new outlets

ZIMBABWE’s largest fast-food chain, Simbisa Brands Limited (Simbisa), has revised upwards its new outlets target for the current financial year from 15 to 18 despite operational challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The group aims to spend about US$10 million on...

Arts and Entertainment

Sandy back with a sting

Sandy back with a sting

WE have all heard the adage “A picture tells a thousand words”. Sandra Ndebele has certainly been saying a thousand — and more — of late through her social media posts. She is posting images celebrating her true “African beauty”, with a sizzling wardrobe accentuating...

Regional And International

China & Russia abandon use of US dollars

China & Russia abandon use of US dollars

After years of talking about abandoning the US dollar, Russia and China are doing it for real. In the first quarter of 2020, the share of the dollar in trade between the countries fell below 50 percent for the first time. To give an indication of the scale of the...

Flashy Nigerian Instagrammers caught ‘with US$40 million’

Flashy Nigerian Instagrammers caught ‘with US$40 million’

The day after his 29th birthday in May, Olalekan Jacob Ponle posted a picture on his Instagram standing next to a bright yellow Lamborghini in Dubai. “Stop letting people make you feel guilty for the wealth you’ve acquired,” he admonished, wearing designer jewellery...

US travellers remain barred from EU

US travellers remain barred from EU

BRUSSELS. — Travellers from the United States remain barred from the European Union, as it’s not on the bloc’s initial list of “safe” countries issued by EU governments yesterday. The EU yesterday agreed to open its borders to 14 countries from July 1, but the US will...

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Zifa reveal Covid-19 bailout package

Zifa reveal Covid-19 bailout package

ZIFA have allocated a $110 500 000 Covid-19 relief package for the resumption of football which had been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic this year. This amount translates to US$1 671 732, using the latest official forex auction rate. The money is part of the...

EPL opening soon

EPL opening soon

LONDON. — Marvelous Nakamba and his Aston Villa teammates will get the English Premiership back in swing with a date against Sheffield United on the 17th of this month and the kick-off for that fixture has now been confirmed. Deam Smith’s men have been out of action...

Chibhabha in charitable delivery

Chibhabha in charitable delivery

CHAMU CHIBHABHA is not only a cricketer but a good-hearted individual, too. The captain of the Zimbabwe limited overs squad, set to tour Australia, yesterday donated goods worth thousands of dollars to an orphanage, Wings of Grace, in Mufakose. The orphanage, which...