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The Chronicle Yoliswa Dube-Moyo, Matabeleland South Bureau ChiefPRELIMINARY investigations into the Bucks Mine accident in Colleen Bawn at the weekend which claimed the lives of seven miners indicate that the equipment that was in use had not been certified by the Government inspectorate. Before any mine in the country begins operations, all moving and non-moving…

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The Chronicle Mthabisi Tshuma, Showbiz ReporterTHE stage is set for the fourth edition of the Star FM Listeners’ Choice Awards taking place tomorrow at the Zimpapers Radio House Gardens in Harare. The awards are part of Star FM’s 10th-anniversary celebrations, with the theme “#Ten It Up” being in line with the station’s “#XtremeRadio” theme for…

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The Chronicle Bulawayo City Council’s (BCC) road network is decaying. The reason why it is like that is because the local authority does not have money to fix it. The Government recognised the failure by local authorities to rehabilitate and maintain their roads and chipped in with the $33,6 billion Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme Phase…

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The Chronicle Harare BureauHWANGE Colliery Company Limited (HCCL) says it has entered into an capital financing deal from which it will receive equipment valued at US$15 million in the next two years. However, the coal mining company did not disclose the identity of the partner in the deal. Hwange in a statement accompanying its financial…

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The Chronicle Leonard Ncube and Sikhumbuzo Moyo, Chronicle ReportersZIMBABWE is set to host an African Elephant Summit in Hwange starting on Monday ahead of an inaugural aerial elephant survey that will begin in July. For the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (Zimparks), the two events are historic as they will shape the future of…

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The Chronicle Mashudu Netsianda, Senior ReporterGOVERNMENT has started constructing a 60-bed state-of-the art health facility in Bulawayo’s Cowdray Park suburb in line with the Second Republic’s commitment to accelerate the provision of adequate social infrastructure. [embedded content] The facility, which Government is constructing in partnership with a British company, NMS Infrastructure Limited, is part of…

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The Chronicle Ricky Zililo, Senior Sports ReporterZIFA has one week left to convince Fifa to lift the country’s suspension and allow the Warriors to participate in the 2023 Afcon qualifiers. Caf gave Zimbabwe up to next Thursday to get the suspension lifted by the world governing football body. Fifa suspended Zimbabwe from participating in international…

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The Chronicle Senior Business ReporterLISTED conveyor belts manufacturer, General Beltings Holdings Limited says it is angling to capitalise on the on-going Russia-Ukraine conflict which has disputed raw material supply chains as firms are now compelled to procure locally. Globally, the conflict has seen rocketing fuel and commodity prices, along with supply chain disruptions and choking…

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The Chronicle Sukulwenkosi Dube-Matutu, Chronicle Reporter SOME residents in Gwanda living in areas that do not have water supply are vandalising pipes connected to the five megalitre reservoir to collect water for domestic use. The residents are targeting a plastic pipe located outside the reservoir’s perimeter fence, in a bushy area. The municipality’s technical team…

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The Chronicle Pathisa Nyathi, Feature WHAT ought to be apparent at this stage is the fact that spiritual endowment is given at the time of conception. This is true of both the positive and negative aspects of spirituality. The latter relates in particular to so-called witchcraft while the former pertains to traditional healing, in the…

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