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The Chinhoyi Municipality has launched a blitz against unregistered food outlets in the town in a bid to prevent a cholera outbreak in the Mashonaland West provincial capital. This follows a cholera outbreak in Chegutu where the Ministry of Health and Child Care has confirmed recording 54 suspected ...
"The worst affected province is Mashonaland West, one of the highest surplus-producing areas in the country. "Because of low rainfall, planted area is atypically low in some areas, especially in the north. Crop germination and establishment in some areas has been and will continue to be affected. Planted ...

A visit by NewsDay to Mashonaland West province last week revealed that the golden leaf was under threat from excessive heat, with farmers pessimistic about its prospects of this season. A Trelawney farmer, Prosper Mutumbi said the dry spell could be disastrous, as he would fail to recoup from his ...
Chidamoyo Hospital, he said, was well known throughout Mashonaland West for providing quality medical care, especially for the poor. “The hospital has over 18 outreach clinics for drugs for people living with HIV. In 2017, they served 70 783 outpatients, delivered 1 636 babies and admitted 4 911 patients ...
The three also contracted the disease and died, and the same rituals were conducted on two of them without protection, said Mashonaland West provincial medical director Wenceslaus Nyamayaro. Minister of Health and Child Welfare David Parirenyatwa said this week that although authorities could not ...
Mashonaland West provincial medical director Dr Wenceslaus Nyamayaro confirmed the development saying several non-governmental organisations had moved into Chegutu to help contain the situation. “The number of presented cases has risen to 22 from 18 on Friday and we are working with several ...

Mashonaland West provincial medical director Dr Wenceslaus Nyamayaro confirmed the development saying several non-governmental organisations had moved into Chegutu to help contain the situation. “The number of presented cases has risen to 22 from 18 on Friday and we are working with several ...
Government has this year allocated over $9 million for the Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme (ERRP) in Mashonaland West, an increase from last year's $8,3 million. The funds are part of this year's Zimbabwe National Roads Administration's (Zinara) $232 million allocated for road maintenance ...
HARARE - A Harare magistrate yesterday relaxed former Cabinet minister Ignatius Chombo's bail conditions to allow him to tend to his farm in Mashonaland West. Chombo, detained by the military before Robert Mugabe resigned as president, was granted bail by the High Court last month on a slew of ...
Harare Metropolitan Province accounted for over half of the 42 430 accidents recorded countrywide in 2017, the Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe (TSCZ) has said. In a statement released by the council, last year saw a 10 percent increase in accidents from 38 620 in 2016. Total deaths increased to 1 838 ...
A Karoi man was struck by lightning while seated under a tree during a thunderstorm. Mashonaland West police spokesperson Inspector Clemence Mabgweazara said Mr Tatenda Hotel (22) died on Tuesday afternoon at Vuka Farm after being struck by a lightning bolt. Mr Hotel was in the field with his ...
Zanu-PF Mashonaland West provincial chairperson Cde Ziyambi Ziyambi has extended an olive branch to members of the G40 cabal and urged party members to unite ahead of elections scheduled for later this year. Addressing the party's Mashonaland West provincial joint council in Chinhoyi last ...
Bulawayo has been given 59 mobile centres and five static ones, Harare 56 mobile centres and 13 static, Manicaland 233 mobile centres and eight static, Mashonaland Central 214 mobile and nine static, Mashonaland East 432 mobile and 10 static, Mashonaland West 337 mobile and eight static, ...
He also told us that the main focus of the project would be Mashonaland East, Mashonaland West and Mashonaland Central and so he further suggested that besides the MDC-T, we should reach out to Mai Mujuru's party,” said the G40 member. Contacted for comment yesterday, MDC- T national ...
... youth league executive member, Tinodaishe Machakaire. Zanu PF Mashonaland West chairperson, Ziyambi Ziyambi made a similar call early this week after Zanu PF central committee member, Phillip Chiyangwa disclosed that he was already on the ground campaigning to win back the Chinhoyi seat.
Cde Mnangagwa said this at Hurungwe Children's Home where she addressed children from seven homes in Mashonaland West province, the elderly and Government officials among others. She called for unity to realise the new Zimbabwe which demands more than agreeing on a transformation agenda, ...
The ZANU-PF leadership in Mashonaland West Province is embarking on massive HIV and AIDS awareness campaigns targeting youths in the party. Youths are being encouraged to know their status, receive counselling and access contraceptives at centres close to them. Provincial secretary for health in ...

Former Zanu-PF Mashonaland West provincial chairman Temba Mliswa said he was ready and willing to retrace his footsteps to the ruling party. Mliswa said the lifting of all expulsions and suspensions after the 2014 Congress by the Central Committee makes him eligible to rejoin the party. Mliswa said he ...
THE main opposition MDC-T has accused the late top State security agent, Nixon Chirinda, of unleashing a reign of terror on its members during his tenure as provincial intelligence officer for Mashonaland West province. BY NUNURAI JENA. MDC-T provincial secretary, Edward Kadewere yesterday told ...
A ZRP assistant finance officer based in Chinhoyi is on the run after he allegedly stole $90 000 in allowances of colleagues on duty at the just ended biometric voter (BVR) registration exercise in the province. According to a memorandum issued by Mashonaland West Police Provincial Headquarters ...
Speaking at a meeting with all district land committees from Mashonaland West province in Chinhoyi, Minister of State Webster Shamu said all squatter control teams in the province should be activated. "Land is one of the most important economic resources in our nation, and we fought for it. Our economy ...
... of weeks ago, he hosted us at his farm when we were coming from the funeral of a colleague,” Charamba said. She urged motorists to be alert and cautious, saying accidents caused unnecessary loss of lives. Apart from his profession, Chirinda was a successful farmer in Mashonaland West province.
A: He came to Mashonaland West province and told people I had to go because I was a pawn of the VP, but before he moved for the kill, the whole game changed and he was on the receiving side. That is how I survived. Q: And on that so-called Super Sunday, why did you not join other churches? Isn't it ...
Government has warned politicians, village heads and councillors to stop parcelling out State land, saying the honeymoon was over for all those allocating land illegally. That responsibility, Government says, lies solely with the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture and Resettlement and the President. Speaking at ...
Some small-scale tobacco farmers in Zvimba District were left counting their losses after heavy rains extensively destroyed their crop. Some farmers have transplanted, while others are harvesting their irrigated tobacco. Heavy rains which hit the country in recent days dashed farmers' hopes of a bumper ...
Invetsors in Mashonaland West Province have been urged to take part in the rehabilitation of roads and infrastructure development as a way of giving back to host communities. There have been concerns that Mashonaland West Province has a number of investors, but no investment has been made in ...
ENVIRONMENTAL Management Agency (EMA) has expressed concern over veld fires in Mashonaland West province, leading to environmental damage, loss of lives and property. Nationally, Mashonaland West and Mashonaland Central are the most affected by veld fires. Speaking at the Zimbabwe ...
Mashonaland West is in second position with 33 684 growers having registered. Manicaland has 15 195 registered farmers, and Midlands 308. Masvingo has 108, while Matabeleland has two registered farmers. According to farmers' organisations, there are few challenges in the tobacco sector, as most ...
Government has commended Mashonaland West province for making significant strides in coming up with a recognisable provincial brand in line with the Rapid Results Initiative (RRI), despite not having budgetary support. Other provinces are expected to emulate Mashonaland West's example and this ...
Mashonaland West Province has donated 15 beasts to President Emmerson Mnangagwa following his first visit to the province following his inauguration. The 14 bulls and a heifer were handed over by Minister of State for Mashonaland West Province Cde Webster Shamu last Friday in Chinhoyi, where ...
Zanu-PF Mashonaland West Province has reinstated Zvimba West legislator Cde Ziyambi Ziyambi as the provincial chairperson ahead of the Special Congress. He takes over from Central Committee member Cde Ephraim Chengeta who has been leading the province since 2016. The decision to reinstate ...
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has urged the ZANU-PF Mashonaland West leadership to maintain peace and desist from seeking vengeance to settle old political scores. President Mnangagwa had a brief meeting with the provincial leadership after officiating at the Chinhoyi University of Technology ...
Mashonaland Central now has about 15 900ha under tobacco, while Mashonaland East and Mashonaland West have 29 479ha and 14 039ha respectively. Midlands, Masvingo and Matabeleland South have the least number of hectares under the golden leaf at 89ha, 46ha and two hectares in that order.
Earlier, ZANU-PF Mashonaland West province had requested national hero status for Cde Chirinda saying he had contributed significantly to the country before and after Independence. In an interview, provincial chairman Cde Ziyambi Ziyambi said the formal request had been forwarded to the party head ...
According to the forecast, MSD said isolated showers should not be ruled out due to remnant moisture, especially in Mashonaland West and Mashonaland Central provinces. The department encouraged the public to take precautionary measures against mosquitoes, which are proliferate due to incessant ...
Invetsors in Mashonaland West Province have been urged to take part in the rehabilitation of roads and infrastructure development as a way of giving back to host communities. There have been concerns that Mashonaland West Province has a number of investors, but no investment has been made in ...
AWARD-winning and Herald Mashonaland West Bureau Chief Walter Nyamukondiwa has scooped two prestigious Zimbabwe Union of Journalists (ZUJ) provincial awards. Nyamukondiwa won the Best Environmental and Agricultural Reporter of the Year award at a colourful ceremony held at a local hotel ...
ENVIRONMENTAL Management Agency (EMA) has expressed concern over veld fires in Mashonaland West province, leading to environmental damage, loss of lives and property. Nationally, Mashonaland West and Mashonaland Central are the most affected by veld fires. Speaking at the Zimbabwe ...
In the outlook, the country is demarcated into three regions, with Region One comprising Harare, much of Mashonaland East, Mashonaland West, Mashonaland Central, northeastern parts of Midlands and most of Manicaland. Region Two consists of the greater part of Matabeleland North, parts of Midlands ...
Mashonaland West is in second position with 33 684 growers having registered. Manicaland has 15 195 registered farmers, and Midlands 308. Masvingo has 108, while Matabeleland has two registered farmers. According to farmers' organisations, there are few challenges in the tobacco sector, as most ...
CHILDREN of war veterans in Mashonaland West Province have endorsed President Emmerson Mnangagwa as the Zanu-PF presidential candidate in the 2018 harmonised elections ahead of the Extraordinary Congress this Friday. The children under the Zimbabwe Liberation War Collaborators ...
Health authorities in Mashonaland West are investigating an organisation that is purportedly offering a two-week nurse aide training course at Gadzema Council Clinic. Community Empowerment Foundation is said to have enrolled 231 aspiring nurses on the strength that they stand a chance of securing ...
Mashonaland Central tobacco farmers, who usually lead the pack are in second position, having so far planted 12 014ha, followed by Mashonaland East with 10 225ha and Mashonaland West with 6 319ha. Many tobacco farmers are under contract farming where beneficiaries often access inputs such as ...
Mashonaland West province is nearing universal access to antiretroviral drugs for people who tested HIV positive, amid indications that all health centres are now dispensing the life-prolonging drugs in the province. This, coupled with a stable supply of the drugs throughout the year, has seen most people ...
In the past, Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister Josaya Hungwe has described Mnangagwa as the Son of Man and his Mashonaland West counterpart, David Musabayana, now has likened the President to the biblical Joshua, saying he was the only man who could deliver Zimbabweans from economic ...
So far we have Mashonaland Central, Mashonaland West and Bulawayo. But we still have a long way to go. "Mutare is also one of our biggest focus next year, we had two coaches who came from Japan Takumi Fujiwara and Shintaro Uyemura. We managed to meet the Japanese Ambassador and we ...
We launched the festive season road safety awareness campaigns on November 19 at Nyamakate Secondary School (Mashonaland West province). The launch also double d up as a commemoration of the victims of King Lion bus disaster,” Chinoda said. Some of the major road accidents that occurred ...
The well-knit event attracted people from different walks of life including Acting Provincial Education Director for Mashonaland West, Peter Nedzira and leading agronomist Ivan Craig. Mashonaland East Acting PED, Peter Nedzira lauded the event acknowledging the importance of incubating creativity ...
Mashonaland West chairman Cde Ziyambi Ziyambi said they had completed the accreditation of about 500 delegates that would be attending the congress from the province. “We are going to have a provincial inter-district meeting on Thursday to reaffirm the resolutions that we will present at the congress ...
MANICALAND has registered a decline in the area put under tobacco for the 2017-2018 summer cropping season, statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) have shown. According to the latest weekly bulletin from TIMB, 12 317 hectares have been put under the golden leaf so far, ...


 

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