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Burna Boy ,JP Blast Harare

By MazzeltovWhat are you up to this weekend? Not sure? Check out our weekly update right here every Friday to stay in the know when it comes to everything showbiz. BurnaBoy In H-TownAfrica’s musical giant and Grammy award-winner Burna Boy is performing live tonight supported by the high-flying Jah Prayzah …

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Grain Farmers Priced Out Of Fields

MAIZE seed prices have sky-rocketed, a situation farmers have described as forcing them out of the field. A 25kg bag of seed maize now costs between $30 000 and $42 000, while 50kg Compound D fertiliser now costs US$35 or $17 500; and Ammonium Nitrate is now pegged at US$70 …

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Private Sector Challenged To Invest In Employees’ Health

THE private sector needs to invest more in health and wellness programmes at workplaces as Zimbabwe pushes its health agenda, Vice President and Minister of Health and Child Care,  Dr Constantino Chiwenga, said yesterday. He challenged the corporate world to come up with schemes that allow smaller and micro businesses …

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Skirmishes At DRC Border As 210 Zim Drivers Go On Strike

DRC-Some 210 Zimbabwean drivers working for J&J Transport Africa have gone on strike in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) demanding US$500 monthly health allowances which their employer is allegedly withholding from them. The drivers dumped their trucks at Kasumbalesa Border Post last week and efforts to force them back …

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No Salary Increase For Family Planning Council Employees For 18 Years

ZIMBABWE National Family Planning Council (ZNFPC) workers have gone for almost two decades without any salary increase, Parliament heard on Tuesday. This emerged during hearing of evidence before the Health Portfolio committee. The Zimbabwe Educational Scientific and Cultural Workers Union (ZESCWU), on behalf of the workers’ committee, had written to parliament raising …

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Ex-MDC Chairman To Contest Mnangagwa, Chamisa For Presidency

FORMER speaker of parliament, Lovemore Moyo, will be contesting for presidency against President Emmerson Mnangagwa and former ally, Nelson Chamisa, at next year’s elections. Moyo announced this at his United Movement for Devolution (UMD) Party manifesto launch in Njube, Bulawayo on Saturday. He joins a growing list of presidential aspirants …

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Eddie Cross Gives Gloomy Economic Analysis, Maintains Zim Should Not Dollarise

TOP economist Eddie Cross Monday gave a gloomy image of Zimbabwe’s battered economy but maintained dollarising it will destroy the country’s re-industrialisation drive.  Speaking to NewZimbabwe.com Monday, Cross said although the country’s inflation rate was “worryingly” on the increase, the much-preferred US dollar was not Zimbabwe’s solution to its economic …

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New Act Unifies All Marriage Laws

The new Marriages Act became law on Friday, a piece of legislation that brings all marriage laws together, makes all marriages equal and finally provides a way to transform a registered customary union into a civil marriage, while making it clear that child marriages are totally banned with those arranging …

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