Eagleliner Cross Border Bus Overturns, 4 Zimbabweans Dead, 29 Injured

Four people have been killed and 30 others injured after an Eagleliner cross border coach from Zimbabwe  they were travelling in lost control resulting in the bus overturning near Louis Trichardt town in South Africa’s Limpopo Province today. Limpopo police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Ronel Otto said the incident occurred at around 10 am this morning near Witvlag turnoff along the N1 highway. bus drove into an embankment on the N1, 20 km outside of Louis…

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ZBC News reporter, ‘Thulani Miga’, Dies In Harare-Nyamapanda Rd Accident

ZBC News reporter, ‘Thulani Miga’, Dies  In Harare-Nyamapanda Rd Accident

ZBC News reporter, Thulani Miga has died in a car accident. He was 31. The accident occurred this morning about 42 kilometres from the capital along the Harare-Nyamapanda highway. Miga and two other people who were in the vehicle, who included the driver, died on the spot. He is survived by his wife, Tendai Liwewe and three children, Ruvarashe (10), Mzwandile (5) and Thandika (4). Mourners are gathered at number 5658 Kuwadzana 7 in Harare….

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Zimbabwe Doctors And Nurses Statement On Unpaid December 2015 Salaries

Zimbabwe Doctors And Nurses Statement On  Unpaid December 2015 Salaries

The Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) and the Zimbabwe Nurses Association (ZINA) jointly receives with great shock, disbelief and disdain the late disbursement of December 2015 salaries for health workers. We maintain that it is unacceptable for health workers to be paid today after going through a horrendous festive season and  had reached alarming levels of socioeconomic deprivation. We maintain that such levels of irresponsibility and uncaring attitudes should be discarded forthwith and health workers…

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Zesa Holdings To Dismiss 700 Contract Workers & 300 Permanent Staff.

  Zesa Holdings is set to fire close to 1000 workers as it has resolved not to renew their contracts in a bid to cut expenditure. Of the 1000, 300 are permanent employees “deemed redundant”. Quoting company sources, the Herald reports that  current productivity levels were making it difficult for Zesa to sustain its strong workforce. Zesa Holdings, which has four subsidiaries, employs about 7 000 workers. “The company is trying to manage staff costs to…

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Traveller Rebate & Daily Import Duty Remission reduced To Raise Gvt Revenue

Traveller Rebate & Daily Import Duty Remission reduced To Raise Gvt Revenue

Government has revised travellers’ rebate to US$200 from US$300, among a cocktail of measures as it seeks to maximise revenue collection from imports and address the continued abuse of the facility by local businesses. The daily import duty remission was also reduced from US$50 to US$30 per individual traveller per day. Under the new regulations, all travellers using small cross border transport (mostly open trucks) or buses with huge trailers and carrying goods of a…

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Zimbabwe To Shamelessly Export More Elephants & Other Wildlife To China

Zimbabwe will increase the number of wildlife exports to China and will not apologise to anyone for taking that decision, Minister of Environment, Water and Climate, Cde Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri has said.  Addressing journalists after touring the National Ex-Situ Conservation Base for World Endangered Wild Plants and Animals at Quingyuang Chimelong near Guangzhou in China yesterday, Minister Muchinguri-Kashiri said she was satisfied with the conditions the elephants exported to China in July last year, were being…

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Police Launch Manhunt For Dangerous, Armed, Poacher Syndicate

Police Launch Manhunt For Dangerous, Armed, Poacher Syndicate

POLICE have launched a manhunt for seven suspected poachers from across the country and have described them as armed and dangerous. National police spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba said anyone with information on the suspects should contact the police. The police appeal comes at a time when there are signs that security forces have made some gains in the war against poaching since they were roped in to fight the crime late last year….

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‘Iconic Mbare Hostels To be demolished’

‘Iconic Mbare Hostels To be demolished’

Harare City Council has resolved to demolish some of its ageing Mbare Hostels to pave way for the construction of 10 000 modern housing units. Mbare councillor, Martin Matinyanya said the move was meant to decongest and bring sanity to the populous suburb, where more than 10 people, in some instances, are cramped in a single room, as a result of shortage of accommodation. “It’s indeed a good project. The flats need to be upgraded…

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First Black, Bulawayo, Roman Catholic Diocesan Priest (88), Monsignor Bernard Mapumavale Ndlovu Dies.

First Black, Bulawayo, Roman Catholic Diocesan Priest (88), Monsignor Bernard Mapumavale Ndlovu Dies.

THE first black Roman Catholic Diocesan priest in the Archdiocese of Bulawayo Monsignor Bernard Mapumavale Ndlovu has died. He was 88. The Archbishop of the Bulawayo Diocese Alex Thomas confirmed the passing away of Monsignor Ndlovu. “He died on New Year’s Day at 11.50 am at Mater Dei Hospital where he had been admitted since 10 December,” he said. Monsignor Ndlovu was born on 5 November 1927 in Kezi. He was ordained Priest on 26…

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‘Zanu-PF Will Never Declare Matabeleland A Disaster Zone’- Coltart

‘Zanu-PF Will Never Declare Matabeleland A Disaster Zone’- Coltart

While I cannot speak with authority regarding the rest of the country, Matabeleland is in the grips of one of the worst droughts we have suffered since 1991/1992. Aside from the poor rainfall, temperatures have soared. Whatever crops were planted after early rains have frazzled and are generally a total write off. Even if it rains now, crop yields across the entire country will be markedly lower than normal. Poor people are telling me that…

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