Zimbabwean Soldier Wins UN Gender Advocate Award

FOR the first time, a Zimbabwean peacekeeper has been chosen to receive the prestigious 2021 Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award, UN Peacekeeping announced on Tuesday. Commending Military Observer Major Winnet Zharare, 39, as “a role model and a trailblazer”, Secretary-General António Guterres, will present her with the award on Thursday during a …

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World Boxing Council Confirms Zim As 2022 Convention Host

Good tidings seem to be in store for Zimbabwe boxing following revelations the country will be host to two high profile events in July this year, it has emerged. Fresh from having earlier bagged a World Boxing Council (WBC) championship and the keenness shown by Amir Khan and, recently, Floyd …

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SRC Takes Warriors Out Of Afcon 2023

THE Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) has taken the Zimbabwe Warriors out of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers claiming it had no money to host home matches in neighbouring countries. Last week, NewsDay Sport reported that the Warriors were due to participate in the Afcon qualifiers with …

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Kwekwe In Multi-Million-Dollar Road Rehabilitation Storm

KWEKWE City Council in the Midlands has failed to account for millions of dollars poured into the local authority for the rehabilitation of roads amid revelations that  politically connected companies were contracted without following procurement procedures. A schedule obtained by this publication from the Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) revealed …

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Elderly Roped In ICT Lessons

THE elderly should be trained in ICTs to benefit from e-Health facilities that are key in modern day consultations, the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) Director-General Gift Machengete says. Speaking the World Telecommunications and Information Society Day commemorations held at the weekend in Murombedzi, Machengete said ICTs …

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Diplomats Tackle Govt Over PVOs Bill

DIPLOMATS accredited to Zimbabwe have confronted the government over the Private Voluntary Organisations (PVOs) Amendment Bill that observers say has the potential to further alienate Harare from the international community. The proposed Bill, now in its second reading in Parliament, has been widely condemned by civil society organisations and the …

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Maize Farmers Plead For A 50pc USD Payment

FARMERS are pleading with the Grain Marketing Board to raise to 50% United States dollar (USD) offer to maize farmers. Zimbabwe Farmers Union (ZFU) president Abdul Nyathi:  “We welcome the 30% offered although we would have wanted it to be 50% for a start. We hope in the next season …

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