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Zim puts wind energy plan on hold

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[ad_1] ZIMBABWE has put on hold plans to undertake a wind resource measurement exercise on three sites with highest energy potential, as the price bids received from companies that tendered to carry out the feasibility study were deemed too high. The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) last year invited bids from interested contractors, but chief […]

Zim scores major foreign policy breakthroughs

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[ad_1] SLOWLY but surely Zimbabwe is regaining acceptance in the community of nations and could soon record major foreign policy breakthroughs thanks to the valiant efforts of the new dispensation. For the first time since the country withdrew from the Commonwealth in December 2003 after the group voted to extend its indefinite suspension from the […]

‘NRZ joint venture agreement end of May’

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[ad_1] THE $400 million recapitalisation deal between the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) and the Diaspora Investment Development Group (DIDG)/Transnet Consortium is well on course, with the joint venture agreement expected to be signed off by end of May. “The deal is proceeding absolutely well. We have completed doing due diligence on DIDG/Transnet deal. We […]

Expedite SEZs, CZI tells government

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[ad_1] GOVERNMENT has been urged to expedite the implementation of the special economic zones (SEZs) programme for the benefit of the economy. Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries Matabeleland Chapter president, Joseph Gunda told NewsDay in interview that industry has played its role with regards SEZs and government should likewise. “As far as we are concerned in […]

Workers seek Mnangagwa help in labour row

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[ad_1] WORKERS at a Kwekwe-based explosives manufacturing firm, GML Explosives, have approached President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s office seeking help to stop Croatian investors from disposing off the company for purposes of “profiteering”. In a letter addressed to the State Residencies director Douglas Tapfuma, workers’ representative John Mangezi accused the firm’s Croatian shareholders of planning to sell […]

Mugabe’s war with small-scale miners rages on

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[ad_1] TWO Mazowe small-scale gold miners have once again taken former President Robert Mugabe’s family business, Gushungo Holdings (Pvt) Ltd, to court seeking to be declared the rightful owners of blocks of mines located at Smithfield Farm in the Mazowe area which they claim was under the jurisdiction of the Mines and Mining Development ministry. […]

Govt urges nurses to end strike

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[ad_1] Government has exhorted striking nurses to go back to work without any further delay to allow it time to work on their grievances. In a statement yesterday, Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa, who said Government has acknowledged the nurses’ grievances as “genuine and valid”, noted that the Ministry of Finance and […]

Landmark ruling on inheritance – Business Daily News Zimbabwe

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[ad_1] Grandchildren can lawfully step into their parents’ shoes to inherit from their grandparents in cases where the concerned parents are deceased, the High Court has ruled. In a landmark inheritance judgment, Justice Hlekani Mwayera said grandchildren, in cases where their grandparents do not leave behind a will, are entitled to their parents’ share from […]

Khupe to challenge expulsion at Concourt today

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[ad_1] The MDC-T leadership wrangle continues to fester after it emerged that expelled vice president Dr Thokozani Khupe will be challenging her expulsion from Parliament at the Constitutional Court today. Dr Khupe, who was the MDC-T Proportional Representation Member of Parliament, was expelled from the august House last week after controversially installed MDC-T leader Advocate […]