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Hundreds evacuated amid fears of dam burst in Zimbabwe

Harare – Zimbabwean authorities began evacuating residents from the cyclone-hit town of Chimanimani on Sunday after flood waters weakened a dam wall. The area is...

Council defies ministerial directive

BY XOLISANI NCUBE HARARE City Council (HCC) has rejected a directive by Local Government minister July Moyo to rescind a decision to appoint councillors as...

Psychiatric hospital ventures into income-generating projects

BY DARLINGTON MWASHITA INGUTSHENI Psychiatric Hospital in Bulawayo has embarked on various income-generating projects to bankroll its day-to-day activities and taking care of the patients. This...

Editorial Comment: Publishers can do more to fight piracy

Book publishers are quick to argue that book piracy is threatening a sector that is already struggling to stay afloat because of declining sales,...

Tax-free threshold now $3 500

Africa Moyo Deputy News EditorGOVERNMENT has widened the tax-free threshold to $3 500 with effect from August 1, to improve disposable incomes in the...

Prof Mthuli Ncube denies messing up the economy

Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube FINANCE Minister Mthuli Ncube has rubbished claims he was behind Zimbabwe’s mounting economic problems dramatised by continued prices increases, fuel...

Cyclone death toll surges as UN steps up Mozambique aid call

MAPUTO (AFP) – The death toll in Mozambique on Saturday climbed to 417 after a cyclone pummelled swathes of the southern African country, flooding...

Clarification on the post “Businessman cons woman of $10”

In 2017, we published a story reporting that businessman Amos Tsopotsa was a conman. This story was originally reported by The Herald and Chronicle...

COVID-19: Mokoomba in ‘wait-and-see’ mode

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA DECORATED local Afro-fusion band Mokoomba’s manager Marcus Gora yesterday said the global outbreak of the virulent coronavirus (COVID-19) is a litmus test...