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Massive rehabilitation of more major roads on cards

Freeman Razemba Senior Reporter MAJOR roads, flyovers and bridges, along with mini interchanges along roads in and around Harare that link with the US$88 million Mbudzi Traffic Interchange, are being rehabilitated or constructed, Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister Felix Mhona has said. Julius Nyerere Way, for example, will be closed to traffic in the next […] …


HIT, UNESWA collaborate on traditional medicine for healthcare improvement

Remember Deketeke Herald Correspondent Harare Institute of Technology (HIT) and the University of Eswatini (UNESWA) have turned to the application of traditional knowledge to create and produce treatments to manage any illness in an effort to improve their healthcare systems. Yesterday, the UNESWA, HIT, Southern African Network for Biosciences (SANBio) and Council for Scientific and […] …


Operation Chenesa rolled out countrywide

Blessings Chidakwa-Herald Reporter The emergency major clean-up programme, Operation Chenesa Harare, rolled out by the Government at the end of last week to clean out heaps of garbage in Harare and increase water supplies by a third, has been extended for a week in Harare and rolled out countrywide. The operation was in response to […] …


Zim to tap into Algerian, Japanese gas expertise

Blessings Chidakwa-Herald Reporter Following the discovery of natural gas deposits in Zimbabwe, the country will be tapping knowledge from Algeria, one of the largest African producers exporting 53 percent of its output to the European Union (EU).  A local team is next month expected to get training on the hydrocarbons in Algeria, in preparation for […] …


Mbudzi interchange now 53 percent complete

Freeman Razemba Senior Reporter The Mbudzi traffic interchange is now 53 percent complete, as the Second Republic continues to score big on infrastructural development as envisaged by the National Development Strategy 1. Mbudzi roundabout had been a major vehicle traffic choke-point in southern Harare before Government committed resources to turn it into an interchange, as […] …


Prof Bhebhe declared national hero

Africa Moyo Deputy News Editor Founding Midlands State University (MSU) Vice Chancellor Professor Ngwabi Bhebhe, who died yesterday, has been declared a national hero in recognition of his outstanding role as an academic, a great teacher and committed nationalist. He was 81. In his condolence message last night, President Mnangagwa said news of Prof Bhebhe’s […] …


President arrives in Angola for SADC Summit

Africa Moyo in LUANDA, Angola President Mnangagwa has arrived in Luanda, Angola, for the SADC Extraordinary Summit, where the dire security situation in Eastern DRC comes under the spotlight. The President touched down at the 4 February International Airport in Luanda at about 10am, which is 11am Zimbabwe time. He was welcomed by Angolan Minister […] …


‘President’s Vision 2030 unstoppable’

George Maponga in MASVINGO PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has made tremendous progress in engendering socio-economic development and setting the tone for the nation to quickly achieve Vision 2030 goals through various game changing projects with a direct bearing on people’s lives, Vice President Kembo Mohadi has said. VP Mohadi, who is also the Zanu PF Second Secretary, […] …


Second Republic hailed for first Government school in Caledonia

Victor Maphosa Mashonaland East Bureau The Second Republic has been commended for its plans to build the first Government secondary school in Caledonia, Goromonzi district, a move that will bring relief to learners who are currently travelling to Harare in search of affordable learning institutions. Currently, only private players own schools in Caledonia with fees […] …


Firm hailed for supporting mega projects

Zvamaida Murwira Senior Reporter President Mnangagwa has praised Khayah Cement for producing and supplying cement towards the massive construction programmes covering roads, dams, energy and housing across the country. He was speaking while commissioning a vertical mill plant at Khayah Cement (formerly Lafarge) in Harare yesterday. The new mill plant is under Phase 2 of […] …