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The Chronicle Bongani Ndlovu, Online Reporter POLICE in Bulawayo are investigating a case of suicide after a woman drank an unknown poison and died at her home in the Umguza area. The woman Chipo Rutsava (24) died on Tuesday, Bulawayo provincial police spokesperson Inspector Abednico Ncube confirmed. He said she was found by a worker…

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The Chronicle Midlands Bureau Chief THREE suspected armed robbers allegedly got away with a total of US$2 012 and stole two vehicles in two separate incidents in Mvuma on the same night. Midlands Provincial police spokesperson, Inspector Emmanuel Mahoko, confirmed the robberies. He said the two motor vehicles were stolen in one night in two…

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The Chronicle SWITZERLAND sees Zimbabwe as an important trade and investment partner, with whom it wishes to grow economic relations further, spurred by a recently concluded investment framework between the two countries, a top Swiss diplomat has said. Outgoing Swiss ambassador to Zimbabwe, Niculin Jäger said this when he paid a farewell courtesy call on…

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The Chronicle Sikhumbuzo Moyo, Senior Reporter THE Zimbabwe Schools Examination Council (Zimsec) November examination fees are against the spirit of leaving no one and no place behind as advocated for by the Second Republic under President Mnangagwa, Child president Unathi Nyoni has said. He said the figures announced by the examination body were clearly beyond…

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The Chronicle Sikhumbuzo Moyo, Senior Reporter LEGISLATORS are seized with the Whistleblowers Protection Act, meant to safeguard members of the public who would have reported corruption cases, as the fight against graft intensifies under the Second Republic. The paperwork will soon be tabled before Parliament as a bill so that legislators can go through its…

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The Chronicle Bongani Ndlovu, Chronicle Reporter PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has conferred Liberation War Hero status to two war veterans from Bulawayo province, Cdes Rogers Ngugama Hlabano and Themba Mlala, who both died last week. Cdes Mlala (65) and Hlabano (91) died on June 23 at Mpilo Central Hospital. Cde Hlabano will be buried today at Maraposa…

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The Chronicle Thandeka Moyo-Ndlovu, Chronicle Reporter ZIMBABWE has established a vibrant plastic recycling industry as a means to conserve planet earth through instituting measures to reduce plastic pollution towards a green economy. Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Minister, Nqobizitha Mangaliso Ndlovu said this at the on-going United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of…

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The Chronicle Yoliswa Dube-Moyo, Matabeleland South Bureau Chief THE establishment of community archives at Gwanda Rural District Council is taking shape as calls for the need to preserve the history of local communities grow louder. Archives are the documentary by-product of human activity or contemporary records created by individuals and organisations as they go about…

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The Chronicle Mkhululi Ncube, Chronicle ReporterFORTY farmers from Matabeleland region yesterday demonstrated that there is still hope for humanity when they handed over 13 cattle to the Mpofu family of Dolahali in Nkayi District, which lost 21 cattle after mistakenly dozing them with a deadly grain protectant. Following the recent mishap, which was reported by…

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The Chronicle Mashudu Netsianda/ Sikhumbuzo Moyo, Chronicle ReportersTHE construction of major roads linking Bulawayo with Nkayi and Tsholotsho districts has gathered momentum as the Second Republic steps up efforts towards completing outstanding infrastructure development projects in the Matabeleland region. [embedded content] Developing sound road infrastructure is one of the critical enablers towards achieving set targets…

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