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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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The Chronicle Mashudu Netsianda, Senior ReporterTHE transformation of Bulawayo’s sprawling Cowdray Park suburb is under focus with the council engaging contractors to implement major civil works at the Garikai/Hlalani Kuhle area, which include road designs, water and sewer infrastructure. The Bulawayo City Council recently flighted a tender inviting contractors for the works, which encompass design,…

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The Chronicle Nqobile Tshili, Chronicle Reporter ZIMBABWE’S liberation struggle did not only thrive on weapons and numbers of foot soldiers but calculated and intelligent diplomacy as well. Intense diplomatic effort was employed by the nationalist leaders to drum up support from strategic allies. This saw the country’s liberation movement gaining support from countries such as…

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The Chronicle Sikhumbuzo Moyo, Senior ReporterPLUMTREE’S 52-bed Kombani Lodge was yesterday razed by an inferno that started as a veld fire near a Vehicle Inspectorate Department (VID) depot before a whirlwind lifted burning debris, which landed on the grass-thatched lodge. The situation was worsened by the non-functional fire hydrants at the lodge while the 5…

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The Chronicle Nqobile Tshili, Chronicle Reporter THE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Dr Frederick Shava is in South Africa where he is engaged with his counterpart, Dr Naledi Pandor to review the Bi-National Commission (BNC) between the two countries. Dr Shava visited the neighbouring country at the invitation of Minister Pandor who heads…

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The Chronicle Sikhumbuzo Moyo, Senior Reporter Motorists will now be able to transfer their paid parking time to different parking bays after the  City of Bulawayo and Tendy Three Investments Private Limited (TTI) reviewed the smart parking pricing model with immediate effect. The move follows extensive consultations with various stakeholders. TTI runs the city’s parking…

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The Chronicle Mashudu Netsianda, Senior ReporterSMALL-scale chrome miners have invaded Mapanzure area in Zvishavane, Midlands Province, where they are conducting illegal mining activities along the Gweru-Zvishavane railway line, amid growing fears of destruction of the infrastructure, which could ultimately lead to derailments. The illegal miners have also left a trail of destruction on the environment…

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The Chronicle Farirai Machivenyika, Harare BureauPRESIDENT Mnangagwa yesterday hailed the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) for playing a leading role in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, a war that Zimbabwe has emerged victorious. Although there are still isolated cases of Covid-19, by and large, the virulent virus has been contained, and the country’s security sector…

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