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Police get POS machines

Auxilia Katongomara/Patrick Chitumba, Chronicle ReportersPOLICE have finally embraced plastic money transactions by introducing Point of Sale machines at selected police stations countrywide for payment of fines for traffic and other offences while the Zimbabwe National Road Authority (Zinara) has also resolved to have the machines at tollgates across the country. The move comes following calls by the public for the

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RBZ, civil servants strike salary deal

Dr Mangudya Felex Share Senior Reporter—The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has agreed to allow civil servants a once-off $300 withdrawal of their salaries to minimise bank charges and transport costs. Civil servants’ representatives under the banner of the Apex Council on Wednesday met RBZ Governor Dr John Mangudya and argued that they were losing productive time in bank queues and a

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LATEST: Major dams spill

Innocent Ruwende Municipal Reporter The major source of portable water for Harare, Lake Chivero, is now spilling following the incessant rains that continue to hit various parts of the country. Other water reservoirs throughout the country have also been full, with the national dam level average rising to 65,1 percent. According to the Zimbabwe National Water Authority, Lake Chivero was

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Govt moots motor vehicle policy• Move to pave way for investors • Ban on second-hand clothes lifted

Minister Mike Bimha Walter Nyamukondiwa Chinhoyi Bureau— Government is moving to address bottlenecks impeding investment in the motor industry by crafting a motor vehicle policy that will reorganise the sector. This comes amid reports that Government has relaxed its position on the importation of second-hand clothes to allow for the resuscitation and reorganisation of the textile and clothing industry before the

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ZACC probes city’s irregular land sales

Clr Manyenyeni Innocent Ruwende Municipal Reporter—The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) is investigating irregular land sales involving serving Harare City councillors and those who served under former mayor Mr Muchadeyi Masunda. The commission is also probing the awarding of tenders to Energy Resources Africa Consortium (ERAC) and Sidal Engineers for the rehabilitation of Firle Sewage Works by the MDC-T-run council. ZACC has already

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Chidyausiku speaks on Chief Justice saga

Chief Justice Chidyausiku Fidelis Munyoro Chief Court Reporter—OUTGOING Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyau-siku has conceded that the current procedure of appointing the Chief Justice of the country is problematic. Chief Justice Chidyausiku indicated that he alerted the Executive on the impact of the new procedure outlined in the new Constitution early last year, but Government had been negligent. Read more……… He made the

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Peace key to development: President

PRESIDENT Mugabe Felex Share recently in BAMAKO, Mali—Socio-economic development can only be achieved in countries that have peace and total control of their resources, President Mugabe has said. In his submissions during the closed session of the 27th France-Africa Summit that ended in Bamako over the weekend, President Mugabe said peace, security and development could not be separated. The summit, which

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