Mnangagwa Grants Amnesty To Prisoners

By Judith Matanire President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe has granted full remission of sentences to various categories of prisoners. In a presidential decree published in a recent government gazette, President Mnangagwa announced a significant amnesty for certain categories of prisoners. The proclamation, made under section 112(1)(a) and (d) of the …

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MCAZ Issues Public Alert On Recall Of Benylin Cough Syrup

By Judith Matanire The Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe (MCAZ) issued a public alert today regarding the recall of Benylin Paediatric 100ml Syrup, batch number 329304, manufactured by Johnson and Johnson. This critical communication was received from the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration (NAFDAC) of Nigeria, following Nigeria’s …

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Govt Introduces New Currency ‘ZiG’ In Economic Overhaul

By Judith Matanire In a significant move aimed at stabilizing the economy, the government has announced the launch of a new currency, “ZiG,” backed by reserves and royalties. This development comes as part of the Monetary Policy Highlights released by the authorities, outlining key strategies to address economic challenges. Under …

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Veteran Actress Stella January Dies

By Judith Matanire Veteran actress Stella January, popularly known as Amai Abhibho, is no more. She was 55 years old. The popular actress died yesterday after a short illness. She was popular for her roles in ‘Yellow Card’, ‘Mombe Dzemashanga’, ‘Gringo The Return’, ‘Kusika Moto’, ‘Munombodei’, and ‘Vhunze’. Stella January …

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Education Ministry Halts Vacation School For April Holidays

by Judith Matanire The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education in Zimbabwe has announced the decision to withhold authorization for Vacation School during the upcoming April holiday period. This decision impacts Grade 7, ‘O’ level, and ‘A’ level candidates, as well as students in non-exam classes across the country. In …

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ZIMSEC Sets Interbank Rate For 2024 Exam Fees

by Judith Matanire THE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) has pegged the interbank rate which shall apply when making payments for the 2024 November Ordinary and Advanced level Examination fees. In an official circular distributed by ZIMSEC, examination registration fees is pegged in United States dollars but the fees are …

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