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Varsity Innovation Hubs To Revolutionise Education

Innovation hubs at universities and colleges will revolutionise the education system by making tertiary centres vehicles of finding solutions to Zimbabwe’s challenges and spur economic growth in line with the Second Republic’s Vision 2030 anchored on National Development Strategy 1 (NDS1), the President has said. Speaking after the graduation ceremony …

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Bank CEOs Salt Away Their Earnings Offshore

Chief executive officers of Zimbabwe’s banks are salting away offshore their foreign currency earnings, instead of banking with local financial institutions they head, Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) chairperson Loice Matanda-Moyo ( pictured) has revealed, citing a survey her organisation conducted. The Zacc boss said bankers are salting away money offshore. …

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Conservative MP Stabbed To Death

Conservative MP Sir David Amess has died after being stabbed at his constituency surgery in Essex. Police said a 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder after the attack at a church in Leigh-on-Sea. They said they recovered a knife and were not looking for anyone else in connection …

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Jet Store Opens Branch In Hwange

Giant clothing firm Jet Stores opened a new branch in the mining town of Hwange, Friday. It becomes the second branch In Hwange district after the one located in Victoria Falls. The clothing entity, a subsidiary of Edgars Stores is on an expansion drive throughout the country after recently opening …

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Jail Escapee Caged Four Years

An alleged serial robber and rapist on remand for attacking almost 20 women recently escaped from Harare Remand Prison, allegedly with the help of two prison officers, but was caught, was yesterday jailed for an effective four years for escaping from lawful custody.  Sam Muropa (31) of Kuwadzana in Harare, …

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Govt Working On Bridging Rural, Urban Divide

Rural communities will continue receiving Government support for development aimed at bridging the urban-rural divide and end rural-to-urban migration spawned by a long held mentality that everything good comes from urban areas, President Mnangagwa said yesterday in Mutoko. Speaking after commissioning a US$1 million fruit and vegetable processing plant at …

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Mutoko Farmers Welcome Processing Plant

Hundreds of small scale farmers yesterday thronged the Tabudirira Vocational Centre in Mutoko where President Mnangagwa commissioned a fruit and vegetable processing plant which is expected to contribute to crop value addition in line with Vision 2030 supported by the National Development Strategy 1. The plant, which was funded by …

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