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Intwasa inputs galvanise Insiza farmers

Mar, 27/09/2022 - 12:07am
Sukulwenkosi Dube-Matutu, Matabeleland South Bureau Chief  FARMERS in Matabeleland South Province have started receiving inputs under the Climate-Proofed Presidential Inputs Scheme, popularly known as Intwasa/Pfumvudza, a development which will help them plant early. About 400 farmers from Insiza District received their seed and fertiliser at a district launch on Friday. The Intwasa/Pfumvudza programme is set to […]
Categorie: Zimbawe

‘Sanctions curtail fresh investment’

Mar, 27/09/2022 - 12:06am
Sikhulekelani Moyo, Business Reporter THE continued imposition of illegal sanctions on Zimbabwe by the United States of America and its Western allies is harmful to business growth as it frustrates fresh potential investments, which constrains economic growth, business leaders have said. The country has been under sanctions since the turn of the millennium after it embarked […]
Categorie: Zimbawe

Novuyo acting career grows

Mar, 27/09/2022 - 12:05am
Mbulelo Mpofu, Showbiz Reporter LOCAL singer, Novuyo Seagirl is adding two films to her acting career as she anticipates the première of Deported and Bhundu Boys on KeYona TV and ZTN Prime respectively, productions that she is featured on. The pint-sized AEIOU hit-maker told Chronicle Showbiz that theatre and film were her first love before […]
Categorie: Zimbawe

Inflation tumbles to 3,5 percent

Mar, 27/09/2022 - 12:05am
Michael Makuza, Business Reporter ZIMBABWE’S month-on-month inflation rate has drastically dropped to 3,5 percent in September, shedding 8,9 percentage points on the August rate of 12,4 percent as price stability persists across the market in response to Government measures. Annual inflation has similarly eased to 280,4 percent during the same period compared to 285,0 percent […]
Categorie: Zimbawe

Chief launches innovative rural housing scheme

Mar, 27/09/2022 - 12:05am
Blessing Karubwa, Chronicle Reporter CHIEF DAKAMEMA and his subjects in Nkayi District have launched a community housing project to benefit the elderly and vulnerable people using funds raised through selling proceeds from Isiphala Senkosi and contributions by locals. The project is expected to run annually with the first beneficiary being 70-year-old Mrs Gladys Ncube  whose hut […]
Categorie: Zimbawe

COMMENT: Parents should get their children vaccinated against measles

Mar, 27/09/2022 - 12:05am
RELIGIOUS leaders, especially those of Apostolic sects, are called upon to encourage members of their respective congregations to send their children for immunisation against measles to avoid the spread and fatality of the disease. Measles, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), is caused by a virus in the paramyxovirus family and it is normally […]
Categorie: Zimbawe

Drawsolona!

Mar, 27/09/2022 - 12:05am
Ricky Zililo, Senior Sports Reporter THERE are two things that have let down Highlanders in the 2021/ 2022 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League campaign — poor conversion rate and drawing matches that they should have won. A poor start to the campaign saw the Bulawayo giants collecting 23 points in 17 first-half matches and derailed […]
Categorie: Zimbawe

Call for direct flights to aid Zim-Turkey trade volumes

Mar, 27/09/2022 - 12:04am
Michael Makuza, Business Reporter THERE is a need to facilitate direct flights between Zimbabwe and Turkey for enhanced logistics and transportation, which will boost trade volumes between the two countries, an official has said. Speaking during the Zimbabwe and Turkey business webinar, ZimTrade chief executive officer Mr Allan Majuru urged the Turkish airline and Airline […]
Categorie: Zimbawe

Zimbabwe fighter Gorimbo to make American UFC debut in December

Mar, 27/09/2022 - 12:04am
Ricky Zililo, Senior Sports Reporter SOUTH Africa-based Zimbabwean fighter, Themba Gorimbo is expected to make his debut at the lucrative Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in the United States of America in December. Gorimbo, the 2019 Zimbabwe Sportsperson of the Year winner got a UFC welterweight contract in August, a month after his unanimous decision win […]
Categorie: Zimbawe

Residents cry foul over BCC billing system

Mar, 27/09/2022 - 12:04am
Canditar Chapanduka, Chronicle Reporter BULAWAYO residents have slammed council over its billing system that has seen some of them being asked to pay amounts that they say are outrageous. Under the auspices of the Bulawayo Progressive Residents Association (BPRA), residents last Friday handed petitions to all Bulawayo City Council revenue halls around the city. The […]
Categorie: Zimbawe

Wheat windfall…US$1 000 dividend per farmer for first wheat surplus

Lun, 26/09/2022 - 12:07am
Sukulwenkosi Dube-Matutu/ Patrick Chitumba, Chronicle Reporters FARMERS at Port Bury Irrigation Scheme in Umzingwane District are set to receive a US$1 000 dividend each, their hard work contributing to the country’s first wheat surplus. They expect to start harvesting next week after which they will deliver to the Grain Marketing Board (GMB).  This year a record […]
Categorie: Zimbawe

ED’s Gokwe wish realised

Lun, 26/09/2022 - 12:06am
Gibson Mhaka recently in Gokwe  DEEP down in Nenyunka area in Gokwe North district under Chief Nenyunka, some 90km north-west of Gokwe town, President Mnangagwa undoubtedly left an indelible mark in the hearts of the people from this area which borders Binga in Matabeleland North province. It all started on November 11 last year when […]
Categorie: Zimbawe

Churches in Covid-19 thanksgiving prayer

Lun, 26/09/2022 - 12:05am
Bongani Ndlovu, Chronicle Reporter A TOTAL of 22 churches converged at Ntabazinduna in Umguza District, Matabeleland North for a thanksgiving ceremony to express gratitude to God for saving the nation from the deadly Covid-19 pandemic. At the height of Covid-19, churches, among other public gatherings, were banned by Government as part of measures to contain […]
Categorie: Zimbawe

Farm fest bounces back to aid pensioners

Lun, 26/09/2022 - 12:05am
Yvonne Ncube, Showbiz Correspondent ESIGODINI Kinghaven Farm Fest, a socially responsible festival aimed at providing adequate housing for the elderly, is returning this year after a two-year sabbatical owing to Covid-19-induced lockdowns.  According to organisers, the objective of this year’s event that will be held on October 1 is to gather funds for the repainting and […]
Categorie: Zimbawe

COMMENT:Let us invest more into wheat production

Lun, 26/09/2022 - 12:05am
THE country is on the road to achieving its biggest wheat harvest — 384 000 tonnes from 80 000 hectares put under the crop this winter. We need 360 000 tonnes for national consumption every year which means that we will potentially have a surplus of 24 000 tonnes.   “. . . we could only […]
Categorie: Zimbawe

NDS1 delivers 150 000 housing units

Lun, 26/09/2022 - 12:05am
Business Reporter A TOTAL of 150 000 housing units have been delivered so far under the National Development Strategy (NDS1) through collaboration involving the private sector, local authorities and the Government, a Cabinet minister has said. Under the NDS1, which spans 2021-2025, the housing delivery pillar is expected to deliver 220 000 housing units by […]
Categorie: Zimbawe

Matebeleland North to tap into Batoka Gorge Power Station downstream infrastructure

Lun, 26/09/2022 - 12:05am
Mashudu Netsianda, Deputy News Editor THE proposed US$4,5 billion Batoka Gorge Hydroelectric Power Station on the Zambezi River across the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe is set to transform Matabeleland North as townships with facilities such as banks, shops, private offices and other ancillary infrastructure will be constructed.  The townships will be located on both the […]
Categorie: Zimbawe

Chiefs overrun Gem Boys

Lun, 26/09/2022 - 12:05am
Mehluli Sibanda, Sports Editor  Bulawayo Chiefs 1-0 Manica Diamonds  BULAWAYO Chiefs notched up their 10th win of the season in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League when they made good use of their dominance over Manica Diamonds at Luveve Stadium yesterday.  Obriel Chirinda bundled the ball over the line from close range in the 67th minute […]
Categorie: Zimbawe

The ever changing face of journalism

Lun, 26/09/2022 - 12:04am
Nqobile Tshili, Chronicle Reporter “CAN you write 80 words per minute? Doing so is the hallmark of a good journalist.” These could have been remarks of a journalism lecturer to aspiring journalists. From using typewriters to the adoption of cellphones, journalism has transformed and journalists have changed with the invention of new technologies. Before the […]
Categorie: Zimbawe

Farmers to lose underutilised land

Lun, 26/09/2022 - 12:04am
Sikhulekelani Moyo, Business Reporter GOVERNMENT says it will not hesitate to take back abandoned and underutilised farms and give them to those who can productively utilise them for national economic benefit. While a majority of farmers benefitted under the country’s successful land reform programme at the turn of the millennium, the Government has expressed concern […]
Categorie: Zimbawe