Dendairy Robbed

ARMED robbers allegedly broke into Kwekwe based dairy producer Dendairy Private Limited’s plant last week where they got away with a substantial amount of cash and gadgets including laptops and cellphones. National Police spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the incident saying investigations were still underway. “I can confirm that police are currently investigating a …

Outcry Over Kwekwe Bills

THERE is a public outcry over the drastic increase in Kwekwe City Council tariffs with residents threatening to stop remitting funds to the local authority. Most of the residents, business community and the political leadership are disgruntled with the “shocking” bills which came into effect in January this year. The 2022 Kwekwe city budget was …

No going back on unregistered, plateless vehicle blitz – police

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has warned motorists against driving unregistered vehicles, which face being impounded.The police say unregistered vehicles were being used to commit crimes such as robberies, murder, kidnapping and rape.Of late, there has been an increase in robberies and muggings, all involving unregistered vehicles. “The Zimbabwe Republic Police therefore, reiterates that all …

ZIMRA’s portal is “undergoing maintenance”, the yearly tradition continues

No prizes for predicting this one because much like every year in recent memory the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) has announced that its online portal will be undergoing maintenance. This comes as the usual rush to acquire Tax Clearance certificates (ITF263) peaks as businesses seek to get it out of the way and stay on the right side of regulations. …

Conservation Farming Future of Agriculture

Women are the heart of most farming activities in the country, they do most of the work.Having seen the erratic weather patterns and the reduction in yields caused by climate change, a few women from Zhombe district have opted out of using conventional farming methods.They have embraced conservation agriculture, some having been practising it for …

Organisation drills boreholes for Kwekwe schools

A local non-governmental organisation, Plan International Zimbabwe, has drilled six boreholes for various schools in Kwekwe.It is believed that the boreholes will assist in the promotion of menstrual hygiene for young women.“Consistent access to water is vital in the management of menstrual hygiene for girls and young women. Under the Kwekwe Youth for Water project, …

Waste-to-energy plant to be built in KweKwe

It is a plant much awaited in Zimbabwe. The initiative which benefits from the support of the government is a project of the municipality of KweKwe. The plant will be located on a 50-hectare site near the municipality’s wastewater treatment plant in Dutchman’s Pools.Lucia Mnklanda, KweKwe’s municipal secretary, said the project will provide electricity from …

Zuva Blending Fuel with Water

Scores of motorists could be facing mechanical faults after a Harare court was told by energy regulatory authorities that ZUVA Petroleum depots were selling blend contaminated with water. An alert motorist whose car developed a fault after he re-fuelled at Coventry ZUVA Petroleum fuel station, caught the energy giant pants down after conducting an investigation …

Suspected New Zimbabwe Covid Variant As Rare Flue Cases Spike: WHO

As RARE flue cases increase in the country, a senior local World Health Organisation (WHO) official says there is a possibility of a new peculiar Covid-19 variant circulating in Zimbabwe. This was said by WHO head of country Alex Gasarira during a virtual cross-border media cafe on Covid-19 and HIV new variants. The world is …

Sable Chemicals to double production to 200 000t

ZIMBABWE’S sole ammonium nitrate production outfit, Sable Chemical Industries says it will double production to 200 000 tonnes a year by 2023 after getting a US$11 million boost from a regional lender. In an interview with the chief executive officer Bothwell Nyajeka said the firm would deploy the funds from Africa Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) into …