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Dual prices to be quoted at standard rate

Source: Dual prices to be quoted at standard rate | Herald (Top Stories) Herald Reporter Everyone providing goods or services in Zimbabwe must now quote the prices in both Zimbabwe dollars and US dollars, but using the standard exchange rate set each week as the weighted average in the foreign currency auctions in a move […]
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Six perish in horror crash

Six people including two Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT) fourth year students died on the spot when the vehicle they were travelling in rammed into a haulage near Banket along the Harare-Chirundu highway yesterday afternoon. The Herald …


B.W. Mkapa: “Mwalimu taught me the importance of listening”

by Phyllis Johnson Ben Mkapa was a colossus in Africa, like his mentor Mwalimu Julius Nyerere, but he did not see himself that way. “Mwalimu Julius Nyerere was undoubtedly the greatest influence on my personal growth as a leader and on my career,” he said in his memoirs. “I definitely owe an immense debt to […] The Herald …


July 31 and the political economy failures of sorts 

Source: July 31 and the political economy failures of sorts – NewsDay Zimbabwe IT was during the French Revolution of the 1780s when a scholar noted that, “things must be bad in society for men to throw everything in violence. Men cannot risk everything for nothing.” The protest penned for July 31 is a culmination […]
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JUST IN: Police tighten lockdown regulations

Police have tightened the implementation of lockdown measures announced by President Mnangagwa on Tuesday, with everyone without an exemption letter from their company, barred from entering Harare’s central business district today. The Herald …


JUST IN: Turkey hands over hampers to elderly

A number of elderly people at Melfort Old People’s Home yesterday received food hampers from the Turkish government through Igel Charity Foundation, so that they can be cushioned from the Covid-19 lockdown challenges. The Herald …


Chin’ono and Ngarivhume appear in court, protest against ill-treatment during detention

ZIMBABWEAN journalist Hopewell Chin’ono and opposition Transform Zimbabwe party leader Jacob Ngarivhume on Wednesday 22 July 2020 appeared before judicial officers at Harare Magistrates Court answering to charges of inciting people to overthrow President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government through unconstitutional means. Source: Chin’ono and Ngarivhume appear in court, protest against ill-treatment during detention – The Zimbabwean […]
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Zimdollar in 5% drop at central bank forex auction

Source: Zimdollar in 5% drop at central bank forex auction – NewsDay Zimbabwe THE Zimbabwe dollar fell 5% to $72,14 against the greenback yesterday at the central bank’s foreign currency auction. BY BUSINESS REPORTER At last week’s auction, bidding ended at a rate of US$1:$68,88 The highest bid at the end of yesterday’s foreign currency […]
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  • U.S. Embassy Honors 12 PEFAR Heroes for Role in HIV Response in Zimbabwe
    by U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe on 30 November 2021 at 2:42 pm

    HARARE, November 29, 2021 – The United States Embassy in Harare has recognized 12 PEPFAR Heroes who have made a significant impact in the response to HIV and helped put Zimbabwe on the path towards epidemic control. The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) honoured the 12 Zimbabweans who the public nominated and ... The post U.S. Embassy Honors 12 PEFAR Heroes for Role in HIV Response in Zimbabwe appeared first on U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe.

  • COVID-19 Information
    by U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe on 29 November 2021 at 10:30 am

    Last updated:   [11/29/21] Health Alert – U. S. Embassy (Harare, Zimbabwe) (November 29, 2021) Location: Southern African Countries Event:  On November 26, the White House announced a travel restriction due to the detection in Zimbabwe of a variant of the SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The policy does not apply to U.S. citizens and ... The post COVID-19 Information appeared first on U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe.

  • TechWomen Applications are Open
    by U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe on 22 November 2021 at 11:45 am

    Harare, November 22, 2021: The 2022 TechWomen application season is now open. TechWomen is a professional exchange program that directly supports the U.S. foreign policy goal of advancing the status of women and girls around the world by enhancing their skills in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to enable participating women to reach their full professional potential. When applying, women will […]

  • 2021 International Education Week
    by U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe on 22 November 2021 at 8:17 am

    Harare, November 19, 2021 – The U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education are celebrating the 22nd annual International Education Week (IEW) from November 15-19, 2021. This joint initiative highlights the benefits of international education and exchange and the United States commitment to international education. International student mobility is central to diplomacy, ... The post 2021 International Education Week appeared first on U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe.

  • 2021 International Education Week
    by U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe on 19 November 2021 at 9:49 am

    Harare, November 19, 2021 – The U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education are celebrating the 22nd annual International Education Week (IEW) from November 15-19, 2021.  This joint initiative highlights the benefits of international education and exchange and the United States commitment to international education.  International student mobility is central to diplomacy, ... The post 2021 International Education Week appeared first on U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe.

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  • Marry Mubaiwa fit for trial
    by aurora on 30 November 2021 at 2:21 pm

    Prosper Dembedza Court Correspondent The trial of Vice President Constantino Chiwenga’s estranged wife Marry Mubaiwa will kick off on December 6 after two medical doctors who examined her indicated that she was mentally fit to follow court proceedings. Mubaiwa recently underwent psychiatric evaluation during her committal to prison hospital. She is facing numerous charges before

  • US$1million fraud trial hits snag
    by aurora on 30 November 2021 at 2:15 pm

    Prosper Dembedza Court Correspondent The trial of builder George Katsimberis who is facing allegations of defrauding a local land developer of close to US$1million has hit another setback after his new lawyers requested transcripts of previous court proceedings. Katsimberis was recently dumped by his lawyer Tendai Biti. The accused allegedly duped a local property developer

  • VP Chiwenga mourns top banker
    by aurora on 30 November 2021 at 1:58 pm

    Mukudzei Chingwere Herald Reporter Vice President and Minister of Health and Child Care Dr Constantino Chiwenga has joined President Mnangagwa in mourning renowned banker Mr Douglas Munatsi who died in an inferno in the early hours of Monday. The inferno that killed him is being investigated by the police. At the time of his death,

  • Harare embarks on door to door water disconnections
    by aurora on 30 November 2021 at 10:53 am

    Municipal Reporter Harare City Council has embarked on a door to door water disconnections in residential areas, cutting supplies to those owing it more than $2 000.   City officials have since disconnected suburbs including Warren Park 1 today.   Harare City Council spokesperson Mr Michael Chideme confirmed the ongoing exercise.   “I can confirm

  • DeMbare supporters fundraise for charity
    by aurora on 30 November 2021 at 10:23 am

    Sports Reporter THE Harare Chapter Dynamos Supporters Association hosted a fundraising sporting tournament at Raylton Sports Club at the weekend and raised cash and goods to support a Harare-based orphanage. The supporters’ marketing officer Chris “Romario” Musekiwa said part of the proceeds will also be channeled towards families of the nine DeMbare supporters that died