Let’s Not Cast Blind Eye On Climate: President

President Mnangagwa has said concerted efforts and not finger-pointing will go a long way in mitigating the impact of climate change. Speaking during a high-level engagement on Africa’s resilience to climate change hosted by his Botswana counterpart President Masisi on the sidelines of the Cop27 conference, President Mnangagwa said the …

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Performance-Based Bonus Scraped For Civil Servants After Outcry

Under pressure from unions, the government on Monday scrapped its controversial plan to pay performance-based bonuses to civil servants, a departure from the past practice of paying a uniform 13th cheque to public sector workers. The decision came during a National Joint Negotiating Council meeting bringing together government and public …

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Dream Come True For Girl Impregnated While In Grade 7

By Bindura Bureau Very few are families that support the girl child to continue with her education after being impregnated at school going age. Usually, it would be the end of her education journey. Exacerbated by the current economic situation, this trend is now very common in Zimbabwe and the …

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Crystal Meth Addicts Trapped In Cycle Of Shame

A research study has ranked the main factors which hinder youths who abuse crystal meth from accessing treatment services, with stigma and privacy issues the most common.  Crystal meth is a strong and highly addictive illicit drug which gives a hallucinatory effect to users. As consumption of the dangerous drug …

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Ex-Council Worker In Court For Forging Site Plan

By Wendy KusemaA 42-year-old former Chaminuka Rural District Council (R.D.C) worker appeared at Bindura Magistrate court last week facing allegations of crafting a fake site plan in order to dupe council of 21 stands. Leading the State, Sheila Maribha told the court that sometime in 2015, Chaminuka RDC applied for …

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6-Month-Old Baby Survives Lightning Strike, Mother Dies On Spot

By Richard Kawazi A six-month-old baby survived after a lightning bolt struck its mother at Guttingwood farm in Bindura yesterday, Nhau/Indaba has heard. Reports say Vigilance Mushore (19) of Trespasses Farm was fatally struck by the bolt at around 2pm while in the company of her six-month-old baby and her …

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