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"Next term, Mkoba, Joshua Mqabuko and Masvingo teachers' colleges will start offering secondary science teacher training so as to increase the number of science teachers in the country," he said. "The country is facing a serious shortage of science teachers at the moment and we hope to alleviate ...
Zanu PF primaries in Masvingo to be held on May 5, 2018 have probably attracted bigger names than any other election in the last 13 years, with ... Paul Mangwana has set his eyes on Chivi Central, while former senior police officer Admore Veterai is contesting in Bikita South and in Masvingo North, ...

MASVINGO - Zanu PF primaries in MASVINGO to be held on May 5, 2018 have probably attracted bigger names than any other election in the last 13 years with reputable captains of industry, famed academics and seasoned politicians entering the race according to a survey carried out. Some 870 ...
Government and the ruling Zanu-PF have started preparatory work to build a shrine at Masvingo Railway Station in memory of the historic bombing of a Rhodesian locomotive by President Mnangagwa in 1964, that resulted in his arrest and subsequent sentencing to death. President Mnangagwa, ...
"We are pleased to inform our residents and other stakeholders about the ambitious project of 600 housing units that NSSA plans to develop in Masvingo," said Clr Fidze. He said NSSA had long identified land for the planned housing project with indications that work will kick off early next year. "We ...
"In Masvingo four people were killed near Steven's Business Centre when the driver of a Toyota Funcargo lost control of his vehicle which veered off the road before landing on its left side," said Snr Asst Comm Charamba. She said police were concerned with the recent fatal road traffic accidents ...

A RECORD 870 Zanu-PF aspiring candidates in Masvingo have submitted their curriculum vitaes to contest in the party's primary elections slated for May 5. The aspiring candidates will battle it out for the right to represent the party as councillors, national assembly members and senators in the ...
THE full list of the Masvingo Music Awards nominees set to be held at Charles Austin Theatre in the city on April 7 has been released, with Team Fusion -- a Great ... Team Fusion was nominated under the Makney Logistics Best New Artiste Award and the Caravan Park Masvingo Best Jazz-Roots Artiste.
From Walter Mswazie in Masvingo SUNGURA ace, Alick Macheso (pictured) left Masvingo fans without doubt that he is still the best when he gave a flawless performance at the Club Lagoon on Saturday night. The talented artiste literally fed his legions of fans from his palms as he exhibited his ...
The Zanu-PF leadership here has threatened to deal decisively with aspiring candidates who have started campaigning without the revolutionary party's nod, as jostling for seats intensifies in the province ahead of this year's harmonised elections. Masvingo provincial chair Cde Ezra Chadzamira said ...
Speaking during the Tokwe-Mukosi Dam investment conference organised by Masvingo Minister of State for Provincial Affairs, Senator Josiah Hungwe's office on Sunday, head of delegation, Mr Kenneth Charundura, said the money was ready for release once necessary modalities have been addressed ...
St Anthony High School in Zaka is Masvingo Province's overall best school in the 2017 Zimbabwe School Examinations Council O-Level examinations after it recorded a 100 percent pass rate. According to results released by Zimsec on Friday last week, the Catholic-run school emerged third overall best in ...
HARARE, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) -- A top government official has said rich diamond deposits have been discovered in southern Zimbabwe and will boost the fortunes of the country, state media reported Wednesday. Minister of State for Provincial Affairs for Masvingo province, Josaya Hungwe, told a press ...
Rich diamond deposits have been discovered in the Sese area of Chivi, with investors scrambling to start mining the gems that are expected to catapult Masvingo Province into a mining hub. Masvingo already boosts of minerals such as lithium that is mined at Bikita Minerals, gold at Renco Mine and coal, ...
Masvingo City is finalising the crafting of a new masterplan that will guide the country's oldest town's growth and expansion trajectory over the next 40 years. The masterplan is a joint effort by council and the department of Physical Planning in the Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National ...
Chronicle reported that plans to re-open the multi-million dollar sponge iron plant run by Steelmakers in the Masvingo industrial area have reached advanced stage, with the firm expected to resume full production by the end of next month. The sponge iron plant trading under the name SIMBI, closed in ...
HARARE - Masvingo United are leaving no stone unturned in their quest to rise from the ashes by adding foreign flavour to their squad ahead of the 2018 Zifa Eastern Region Division One season. Una Una have roped in Cameroonian Richard Capello, who is a holder of a Caf A and Uefa A coaching ...

Insp Mazula said on Saturday, the now deceased Gomba was driving a Toyota Wish towards Masvingo with five passengers on board. She said upon reaching the 50km peg along the Masvingo-Mbalabala Road, Gomba allegedly lost control of the vehicle and it veered off the road and overturned, killing ...
THE Public Service Commission (PSC) is set to appoint 734 school heads and deputies in Matabeleland region and Masvingo Province. In a notice dated January 29 a copy of which The Chronicle is in possession, PSC secretary, Mrs Pretty Sunguro said the deadline for applications is March 2.
CASH-STRAPPED Masvingo City Council has sub-contracted a number of private contractors to pursue a rapid housing development initiative that has significantly reduced the city's housing backlog from 7 000 to only 764, according to mayor Hubert Fidze . By Garikai Mafirakureva. The city, whose waiting ...
GOSPEL music outfit Masvingo Worship Choir is set to launch the three-day Masvingo Worship Festival on May 24 at an event aimed at exhibiting different ... Masvingo Worship Choir director, Luke Manyamazi disclosed to Southern Eye Life & Style to various activities set to characterise the inaugural event.
The serial rapist from Chivi, who on Tuesday begged the court to hang him for his heinous acts, has been sentenced to an effective 72 years in jail. Regional magistrate Mrs Dambudzo Malunga had sentenced Charles Magombedze of Chikova Village in Madzivire communal lands to 78 years in prison, but ...
The much-awaited dualisation of Beitbridge-Harare Highway that is expected to cost close to a $1 billion is set to start before the end of this month, with the contractor expected to set up three camps in Masvingo and Beitbridge soon. Austrian firm Geiger International that was awarded the contract to dualise ...
Masvingo City Council has launched a blitz code named “Operation Restore Order” targeting illegal vendors, pirate taxis, illegal money changers and touts in a bid to bring sanity in the central business district. A survey by our sister paper The Chronicle last week revealed that the streets were clear of illegal ...
Infighting in the MDC-T party, particularly in Masvingo, has reached tipping point as the opposition party's bigwigs are angling for the Masvingo Urban ... Mureyi has reportedly forced the MDC-T Masvingo district executive to write to Mr Matutu, barring him from addressing party meetings in Masvingo Urban.
The Masvingo provincial leadership has expressed its readiness to have a mutually beneficial relationship with Lowveld sugar producer Tongaat Hulett and the country's sole lithium extractor, Bikita Minerals. Minister of State for Masvingo Provincial Affairs Senator Josaya Hungwe said the province's ...
Villagers in Masvingo have raised serious concern over the coercive collection of Biometric Voter Registration slips of registrants by Zanu PF constituency and ward officials. Community Tolerance Reconciliation and Development (COTRAD) Community Voter Educators in Gutu, Zaka, and Chiredzi districts ...
Half the maize crop in Masvingo is nearly a write-off due to erratic rainfall, raising fears of food shortages in the region. Local farmers had mainly planted maize and other small grains but Masvingo provincial Agritex official Peter Chamisa said the crops are now suffering from severe moisture stress.
According to the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education provincial snap survey, the school dislodged traditional academic powerhouses like Gokomere High in Masvingo and St Anthony's in Zaka. Pamushana High School, according to the ministry, also had a number of pupils who got more than 15 ...
Police have released names of six family members who died in a traffic accident in Masvingo on Sunday, as the force continues to express concern over the increase in fatal accidents countrywide. In a statement, chief police spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba said the accident ...
Six family members died in a road traffic accident in Masvingo yesterday, while four others died in another accident along the Harare-Mutare Highway. In the Masvingo accident, two other people were seriously injured when a vehicle they were travelling in collided head-on with a bus that was avoiding ...
Minister of State for Masvingo Provincial Affairs Cde Josaya Hungwe has urged Government officials to shun corruption as there will be dire consequences for those determined to take that route, especially under the new administration. He warned all officials in the Ministry of Local Government, Public ...
Minister of State for Masvingo Provincial Affairs Cde Josaya Hungwe has urged Government officials to shun corruption as there will be dire consequences for those determined to take that route, especially under the new administration. He warned all officials in the Ministry of Local Government, Public ...
Zanu-PF Masvingo provincial chairperson Cde Ezra Chadzamira said Engineer Mzembi - who was also Masvingo South legislator - together with ex-Masvingo Minister of State for Provincial Affairs Dr Paul Chimedza (Gutu South), former provincial political commissar Cde Jappy Jaboon (Bikita South) and ...
In his address, Cde Hungwe challenged the leadership in Masvingo to intensify campaigns to ensure the ruling party romps to a landslide victory. The Provincial Affairs Minister said a crushing zanu-pf victory in Masvingo Province will propel the ruling party to an overwhelming electoral win in both the ...
The ruling Zanu-PF party will ensure free, fair and violence-free elections as Government commits to safeguarding a democratic dispensation under President Emmerson Mnangagwa's leadership. Addressing a provincial coordinating committee meeting in Masvingo this week, newly-appointed Zanu-PF ...
The Zanu-PF provincial leadership in Masvingo wants four MPs to be recalled from Parliament while Mashonaland East has recommended 13 senior officials to be redeployed for being foot soldiers of the G40 faction. The recalls are expected to claim the scalp of former Foreign Affairs Minister Engineer ...
The year 2017 was action-packed politically, economically and, of course, socially for Masvingo Province. As the year ends, like all Zimbabweans, people here are overwhelmed by anxiety and expectations of what 2018 has in store for them. A review of events for 2017 in Masvingo Province will, obviously, ...
The ruling Zanu-PF party will ensure free, fair and violence-free elections as Government commits to safeguarding a democratic dispensation under President Emmerson Mnangagwa's leadership. Addressing a provincial coordinating committee meeting in Masvingo this week, newly-appointed Zanu-PF ...
The recall will affect Walter Mzembi who was also Masvingo South legislator together with ex-Masvingo Minister of State for Provincial Affairs Dr Paul Chimedza (Gutu South), former provincial political commissar Jappy Jaboon (Bikita South) and ex-deputy secretary for transport in the Politburo Dr Daniel ...
Zanu-PF Masvingo provincial chairperson Cde Ezra Chadzamira said Eng Mzembi — who is the Masvingo South legislator — together with ex-Masvingo Minister of State for Provincial Affairs Dr Paul Chimedza (Gutu South), former provincial political commissar Mr Jappy Jaboon (Bikita South) and ...
Two people were killed while two others were seriously injured when a Toyota Regius they were traveling in collided with a bus along the Beitbridge Masvingo highway. The accident occurred at around 1300hrs near the Masvingo – Bulawayo turn off. A witness said the bus was travelling to Mutare while ...
Developments on the political front kept the people of Masvingo Province captivated. Most of the political drama was taking place in the ruling party, Zanu-PF. Sharp differences derailed Zanu-PF in Masvingo in 2017, which saw senior provincial members either being dismissed or suspended.
Masvingo Rural District council has announced plans to engage debt collectors to recover more than $500 000 owed by ratepayers, amid concerns over continued revenue pilferage at the local authority. Council's revenue performance in the current financial year was between 75 and 80 percent, but the ...
THE Zimbabwe National Road Authority (ZINARA) has allocated Masvingo City Council more than $1,2 million for the rehabilitation and maintenance of roads in 2018. The city's engineer Tawanda Gozo said the money would be used to rehabilitate Unity Road, Old Great Zimbabwe Road, Elliot Street, ...
Developments on the political front kept the people of Masvingo Province captivated. Most of the political drama was taking place in the ruling party, Zanu-PF. Sharp differences derailed Zanu-PF in Masvingo in 2017, which saw senior provincial members either being dismissed or suspended.
THE resuscitation of the Cold Storage Company (CSC) in Masvingo is on course following the availing of $20 million by National Social Security Authority, an official has said. Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Deputy Minister Davis Marapira confirmed in an interview that the abattoir would be ...
At least four people died when a South African registered commuter omnibus side-swapped a haulage truck at Lundi Business Centre, nearly 110 kilometres south of Masvingo, along the Beitbridge-Harare Highway yesterday. Masvingo provincial police spokesperson Inspector Charity Mazula confirmed ...
The Zanu-pf leadership here has said expelled members of the G40 cabal had spread all over party structures and were poised to ruin its image. The province also reaffirmed its support for the party's First Secretary and President Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa as the presidential candidate for the ...
THE cash-strapped Masvingo City Council has outraged residents after writing off a $170,000 debt owed by a local sports club. Patronised by well-off locals, including council executives, the club has reportedly not paid for water and other services since the country adopted the multicurrency regime in 2009 ...


 

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