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The State-owned transport operator Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (ZUPCO) has slashed bus fares by 50 percent with effect from tomorrow, the 21st of May 2019. In a statement, Finance and Economic Development Permanent Secretary Mr George Guvamatanga said for a distance of one to 20 kilometers, the fare has been reduced from $1 to 50 cents. […]Continue Reading
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Patients with chronic illnesses under Premier Service Medical Aid Society (PSMAS) will, with immediate effect, pay not more than 10 percent of the total cost of prescribed medication following an arrangement made by the society to cushion them against high shortfalls. PSMAS public relations manager Mr Arthur Choga, however, said this facility was available to […]Continue Reading
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Zanu PF National Youth League has condemned unjustifiable price increases of basic commodities across the market saying the sabotage behaviour undermines efforts by President Emmerson Mnangagwa of stabilising the economy and the attainment of vision 2030. Prices of basic commodities such as cooking oil and sugar in supermarkets and other retail outlets continue to shoot Continue Reading
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THE prices of coffins has gone up by more than 100 percent in recent months forcing dozens whose relatives are dying without funeral covers to turn to small entrepreneurs whose prices are still affordable and up for negotiation. The move comes as funeral parlours have also indicated that costs for a burial now range between […]Continue Reading
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OUTSPOKEN Matabeleland traditional leader, Chief Nhlanhlayamangwe Ndiweni, has vowed to forge ahead with the “Save Ntabazinduna Mountain” campaign despite threats from government and Zanu PF. Ndiweni has received widespread support from a cross-section of Zimbabweans, with the militant Mthwakazi Republic Party (MRP) going a step further promising security support for the Continue Reading
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As Government doggedly tries to inculcate the litter-free habit of cleaning the environment, most residential areas, particularly in and around the capital city, Harare, continue to choke in mounds of uncollected rubbish and illegal dump sites, as Harare City Council (HCC) management continues to dither. Although the highest office in the land issued a Presidential […]Continue Reading