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The Chronicle Nqobile Tshili, Chronicle Reporter IT is almost unheard of nowadays that someone is buried without a coffin particularly in Zimbabwe with most citizens subscribing to funeral policies in preparation for the inevitable. Others have joined burial societies which have served to cushion bereaved families from the expenses associated with funerals.In most instances when…

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The Chronicle Leonard Ncube, Victoria Falls Reporter PRESDIENT Mnangagwa has said competition laws and robust policy frameworks are essential pillars towards driving sustainable socio-economic development in the country. He said this as he officially opened the Judges workshop for the Judiciary of Zimbabwe in Victoria Falls. The Judicial Services Commission annually holds an end of…

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The Chronicle Nqobile Tshili, Chronicle ReporterAN acute water crisis is threatening operations at Mpilo Central Hospital and United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) which are the city’s major public hospitals as they are going for several days without running water. Last month, Bulawayo City Council (BCC) introduced a water shedding programme which it has been periodically reviewing…

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The Chronicle Prosper Ndlovu and Leonard Ncube, Chronicle Reporters PRESIDENT Mnangagwa will today lead key proceedings in a double schedule in the resort city of Victoria Falls where he is set to officially open the End of Term Judges Symposium this morning and the inaugural Zimbabwe Economic Development Conference (ZEDCON) in the afternoon. [embedded content]…

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The Chronicle Nqobile Bhebhe, Senior Business ReporterINDEPENDENT power producer, Matshela Energy is targeting to create 1 000 jobs at its planned 100 MW solar plant in Gwanda with 880 000 households per annum expected to benefit from the energy that will be produced. Matshela is a wholly owned Zimbabwean company focused on investment and trading…

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The Chronicle Patrick Chitumba, Midlands Bureau ChiefDEROGATORY words such as blind, deaf and dumb should be removed as official court words to describe people living with disabilities in line with respecting their dignity and human rights. There is also a need to embrace information communication technology and the access to justice by considering virtual courts…

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The Chronicle Sikhumbuzo Moyo, Senior Reporter THE Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) has engaged four security guards to man the Epping Forest pump site 24 hours following a string of thefts targeting transforners and electricity copper cables. Epping Forest pump site is located in the Nyamandlovu area in Umguza district with water from the reservoir…

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The Chronicle Prosper Ndlovu in Victoria Falls PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has just landed at the Victoria Falls International Airport ahead of a double hectic schedule tomorrow, where he is  set to officially open the Regional Judicial Services Conference in the morning and the inaugural Zimbabwe Economic Development Conference in the afternoon. He touched down at 17:17pm…

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The Chronicle Sikhumbuzo Moyo/ Sikhulekelani Moyo, Chronicle ReportersTHE continued downward review of fuel prices coupled with positive macro-economic policy interventions by the Government is fostering market stability resulting in gradual decline in the cost of living. For the past two weeks, the country has enjoyed relative exchange rate stability following adoption of fiscal and monetary…

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The Chronicle Bongani Ndlovu, Chronicle ReporterLUPANE State University (LSU) students have come up with an innovative way to turn plastic bottles into a top dressing fertiliser product called “Petilizer”, which they say could contribute towards sustainable agriculture across the country. The innovative project is part of efforts by students to provide a solution for plastic…

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