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National Cricket Team Eyes Rare Series Win Against Unsettled Bangladesh

[New Zimbabwe] After a historic win in Sylhet, Zimbabwe would be eyeing a rare series win as they clash with hosts Bangladesh in the second and final Test at Dhaka from Sunday, November 11th. (AllAfrica)

Coventry Takes Her Heroes Foundation Project to Mutare

[New Zimbabwe] SPORTS and Recreation Minister Kirsty Coventry Friday visited Mutare to introduce her Heroes Foundation project where she emphasised the importance of swimming as a life-saving skill that must be taken up by every child. (AllAfrica)

Hey America, It's Time to End Zimbabwe's Economic Punishment

[African Arguments] Almost a year since Robert Mugabe was removed and months since elections, Zimbabwe's economic crisis continues to deepen. A severe lack of foreign currency has crippled local businesses. Inflation is skyrocketing. And dire shortages of fuel, medical supplies and other essentials threaten social unrest. (AllAfrica)

Central Bank Boss Mangudya Blasts 'Ungrateful' Zimbabweans

[New Zimbabwe] Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya says he is making sacrifices to keep the country's economy afloat and wants some gratitude from Zimbabweans for his heroics. (AllAfrica)

Rusape Horror Crash Driver On the Run

[New Zimbabwe] Police have blamed speed for the horrific Rusape bus accident which claimed 50 people and left more than 80 others injured. (AllAfrica)

Bus Crash: Govt Declares National Disaster

[The Herald] Government has declared a state of national disaster the accident in which 46 people were killed when two buses side-swiped at the 166-kilometre peg along the Harare-Mutare highway on Wednesday evening. (AllAfrica)

2 Cents Tax Paying Dividends, President

[The Herald] The 2 cents intermediary money transfer tax introduced by Government recently is helping Government to narrow its budget deficit significantly, President Mnangagwa has said. (AllAfrica)

Police Hunt for Smart Express Driver

[The Herald] Police have launched a manhunt for the Smart Express bus driver, Cosmas Marembo, who fled together with his conductor soon after surviving the horrific bus accident that killed 47 people yesterday evening. (AllAfrica)

Beer Shortage Hits Manicaland Province

[The Herald] Manicaland has been hit by a shortage of lagers which has seen traders spending several days in queues at Delta's Mutare depot. (AllAfrica)

Indian Investor to Pour U.S.$200 Million Into Agriculture

[The Herald] Kadoma -The economic policies put in place under the Second Republic led by President Mnangagwa has charmed an Indian investor who has set aside $200 million for investment in Mashonaland West's agricultural sector, which will create 5 000 jobs. (AllAfrica)

Warriors Star Billiat Says Happy At Kaizer Chiefs

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe international forward Khama Billiat says Kaizer Chiefs is the club where he always wanted to be, adding he "feels good" after his first three months with his new team following his big move from former African champions Mamelodi Sundowns. (AllAfrica)

KFC Resumes Operations

[263Chat] Popular fast food outlet Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) has re-opened its local restaurants in Zimbabwe, temporarily shut down in September when RTGS value against the United States dollars soared to over 500 percent resulting in panic buying. (AllAfrica)

Fiscal Deficit Down to U.S.$19 Million From Projected U.S.$100 Million

[New Zimbabwe] The government's total expenditure for September exceeded income by $19 million, against a projected target $100 million, finance minister Mthuli Ncube has said. (AllAfrica)

UK Politicians Urge Lifting Ban on Zimbabwe Attending the Cenotaph

[New Zimbabwe] Senior UK politicians and military leaders have called for the lifting of a ban against Zimbabwe participating in commemorations remembering those killed in the two world wars. (AllAfrica)

High Court Dismisses Challenge Against August Killings Inquiry

[New Zimbabwe] High Court Judge Justice David Mangota dismissed Thursday an application challenging the legality of President Emmerson Mnangagwa Commission of Inquiry into the August 1 post-election killings. (AllAfrica)

Govt Assures Civil Servants of Bonus

[The Herald] Finance and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube yesterday assured civil servants of a bonus incentive for 2018 whose finer details would be clarified in due course in line with ongoing fiscal stabilisation measures and recognition of hard work. (AllAfrica)

First Lady Gets Humanitarian Award

[The Herald] First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa was presented with the 2018 Matter Humanitarian Award at a dinner held at State House last night. (AllAfrica)

Mnangagwa Warns Against Abuse of Funds

[The Herald] The Second Republic does not tolerate siphoning of public funds for personal gain and such criminal propensities will leave offenders in jail, President Mnangagwa said yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Govt Removes Duty On Sanitary Ware

[The Herald] GOVERNMENT has removed duty on sanitary ware, a move likely to be welcomed by women as the price of basic toiletries is now beyond the reach of many. (AllAfrica)

Central Bank Boss Mangudya Defends Use of Bond Notes

[The Herald] RESERVE Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor Dr John Mangudya yesterday defended the use of bond notes, saying the real cause of problems facing the economy was not the surrogate currency, but ballooning electronic balances, which are not backed by productive fundamentals. (AllAfrica)

Harare 'Ill-Equipped to Fight Cholera'

[The Herald] The City of Harare is ill-equipped to respond to reports of sewer blockages, with some going for almost two months without being attended to, an activist has said. (AllAfrica)

Police Warn Commuters Against Armed Robbers

[The Herald] Police have warned commuters against boarding unregistered private vehicles at undesignated points as a precautionary measure against rising cases of armed robbery in Harare. (AllAfrica)

Mnangagwa, Chamisa Mourn Victims of Rusape Bus Disaster

[263Chat] President Emmerson Mnanangwa and his opposition Movement for Democratic Change counterpart, Nelson Chamisa have taken the lead in mourning the 47 victims of the Rusape bus disaster that happened yesterday evening on the Harare-Mutare highway. (AllAfrica)

Beverage Company to Ration Beer Supplies to Counter Hoarding

[263Chat] Leading beer and soft drinks manufacturer, Delta Beverages is set to ration beer supply to licensed retailers through the introduction of a pre-order system to guard against hoarding and panic buying. (AllAfrica)

Chitando, Shareholders Clash in Hwange Colliery Scandal

[Zimbabwe Independent] Mines minister Winston Chitando unilaterally recommended Hwange Colliery Company Limited's placement under administration without the blessing of other shareholders. The move is widely seen by some officials as an attempt to cover up massive corruption involving senior management and public officials at the troubled coal miner, it emerged this week. (AllAfrica)

Rusape Bus Disaster - Govt Speaks

[263Chat] Following the horrific bus accident that claimed 47 lives yesterday evening along the Mutare-Harare highway government has ordered the Civil Protection Unit to intervene by offering a helping hand to the affected families (AllAfrica)

Invictus Still Exploring for Muzarabani Gas, Oil

[Zimbabwe Independent] Following recent media reports that Australian Stock Exchange (ASE)-listed firm Invictus Energy had discovered vast oil and gas deposits in Muzarabani in the Zambezi basin, Zimbabwe Independent (ZI) reporters Tinashe Kairiza and Nyasha Chingono this week spoke to the firm's chief executive Scott McMillan (SM) on the need for exploration to prove the quantum and commercial viability of the resource. Find below interview excerpts: (AllAfrica)

First Lady Is an Angel - Mliswa

[263Chat] Mashonaland West Provincial Minister, Mary Mliswa has applauded the First Lady, Auxillia Mnangagwa for her philathropic work describing her as an angel who is always there to help those in need. (AllAfrica)

Parastatals Sink Deeper Into Debt

[Zimbabwe Independent] More than 20 state-run enterprises are sinking deeper into debts with liabilities running into hundreds of millions of dollars as they face imminent collapse due to poor corporate governance, mismanagement and corruption, among other problems, a new report from Auditor-General (AG) Mildred Chiri shows. (AllAfrica)

High Court Dismisses Challenge of Mnangagwa's Commission of Inquiry

[263Chat] High Court Judge Justice David Mangota on Wednesday 7 November 2018 dismissed an application filed by a relative of a shooting victim of the August 2018 violence challenging the legality of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's executive decision to appoint the Commission of Inquiry set up to probe the post-election violence including its composition. (AllAfrica)

University Student in Maiden Art Exhibition

[263Chat] A Chinhoyi University of Technology final year student, Kelly Manyerenyere, has held her maiden art exhibition at the Zimbabwe Museum of Human Sciences in Harare. (AllAfrica)