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President Mnangagwa set to attend UNGA virtually

In a major departure from the norm, President Mnangagwa will this year join other Heads of States and Governments virtually on the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) scheduled to take place from 21st to 27th September, 2021, in New York, the...

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Schools reopen amid strict Covid-19 protocols

In view of the improved Covid-19 situation in the country, the Government has allowed all students to attend physical classes from September 6 following a long hiatus. Schools were closed on June 4 and are set to reopen for second term on June 28. However, reopening...

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President Mnangagwa set to attend UNGA virtually

In a major departure from the norm, President Mnangagwa will this year join other Heads of States and Governments virtually on the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) scheduled to take place from 21st to 27th September, 2021, in New York, the...

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...

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President Mnangagwa set to attend UNGA virtually

In a major departure from the norm, President Mnangagwa will this year join other Heads of States and Governments virtually on the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) scheduled to take place from 21st to 27th September, 2021, in New York, the...

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...

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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...