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Harriet Chikandiwa

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Feature: A case for children with heart diseases

Her story is heart-rending for a mother who is giving her all just for the survival of her only child with a congenital disease that prevents normal functioning of the heart.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Aug. 30, 2022

Zanu PF quashes push for diaspora vote

The issue was raised last week by Marondera Central MP Caston Matewu (CCC) during debate on the Finance Bill.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Aug. 30, 2022

Zanu PF activists disrupt Manicaland public hearings

In Manicaland province’s Watsomba yesterday, suspected Zanu PF activists dominated the hearings, disrupting proceeding
By Harriet Chikandiwa Aug. 31, 2022

More violence rock NYS hearings

The NYS programme, first introduced in 2001 by the late Youth minister Border Gezi, was stopped after six years due to funding challenges.
By Nhau Mangirazi and Harriet Chikandiwa Sep. 1, 2022

Parly approves 2022 supplementary budget

Ncube doubled the national budget to $1,9 trillion as a result of rising inflation and a weakening local currency.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Sep. 2, 2022

Zec to address nomination fees outcry

This raised concerns that the fee structure will block potential candidates from participating in future elections.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Sep. 5, 2022

Teachers to embark on a go-slow

Obert Masaraure said they had received calls from across the country where teachers are claiming that they are receiving threats from suspected State agents

Platinum miners reject BNC refinery

“I have great concern with the mining taxation as proposed by the minister of Finance,” Biti told legislators.
By Tatira Zwinoira and Harriet Chikandiwa Sep. 4, 2022

Millers fret over grain deliveries

“The GMAZ would like to denounce the on-going side marketing of maize by unscrupulous buyers,” Musarara said.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Sep. 4, 2022

RBZ blocks Harare US dollar charges

In a letter addressed to acting town clerk Antony Taruvinga, the FIU said the local authority was in violation of the RBZ Exchange Control Act.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Sep. 4, 2022

Senators shoot down supplementary budget

Ncube doubled the national budget to $1,9 trillion as a result of rising inflation and a weakening local currency.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Sep. 8, 2022

Ncube blows supp budget

FINANCE minister Mthuli Ncube has blown his July $929 billion budget, NewsDay can reveal.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Sep. 9, 2022

'Gwayi-Shangani Dam project to meet December deadline'

Finance minister, Mthuli Ncube told senators during debate on the Finance Bill on Wednesday that the project was on schedule to meet the deadline.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Sep. 9, 2022

Zacc descends on 'delinquent' schools

GOVERNMENT has unleashed the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) on schools allegedly refusing to accept tuition fee payments in local currency.
By Lorraine Muromo and Harriet Chikandiwa Sep. 10, 2022

Govt monitors 'hostile' NGOs

GOVERNMENT has set up a committee to monitor “hostile” non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and plans to deregister those charged for alleged wayward behaviour.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Sep. 10, 2022

Govt to feed 2m hungry Zimbos

Government says it will start distributing food aid to more than two million citizens facing drought-induced hunger from October 1.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Sep. 12, 2022

Zim fails US fiscal test

Fiscal transparency informs citizens about how government and tax revenues are spent and is a critical element of effective public financial management
By Harriet Chikandiwa Sep. 13, 2022

Turkey denies human trafficking reports

She said the allegations were fake, adding that her country enjoyed good relations with Zimbabwe.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Sep. 14, 2022

Severe power outages loom: Zesa

In a statement ZETDC notified the country that load shedding will be rampant due to depressed generation on the grid.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Sep. 15, 2022

Interim board for PetroTrade

Soda, acting on the recommendations of the investigations team, dismissed the suspended board in terms of section 16 of the Public Entities Corporate Governance Act.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Sep. 15, 2022

Call for farmers to clean tobacco barns

This is because for pest infestations to grow and establish they need optimum conditions which include, among others, suitable food sources and undisturbed shelter.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Sep. 16, 2022

ED invited to Queen Elizabeth II funeral

Musabayana said Foreign Affairs minister Fredrick Shava was likely to attend the funeral on behalf of Mnangagwa.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Sep. 16, 2022

Harare outlaws illegal vending

As unemployment soars, vending has become an easy escape route, with hawkers taking over street pavements, parking bays and other undesignated areas.
By Harriet Chikandiwa and Tafadzwa Kachiko Sep. 16, 2022

Parly speaks on US$9k laptops

Guvamatanga revealed before parliament’s public accounts committee recently that many companies were fleecing government by overpricing their goods and services.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Sep. 18, 2022

Potraz moves to curb ‘harmful’ content

The telecommunications regulatory company said it is promoting production of online content through its various information centres.
By Miriam Mangwaya and Harriet Chikandiwa Sep. 18, 2022

UZ taken to court by students over fees

In an urgent chamber application filed at the High Court, Narshon Kohlo, Paidamoyo Mafusire and Ethel Museswa cited Mapfumo and the UZ as respondents.

ZLHR pushes for PVOs Bill abolishment

The Private Voluntary Organisations (PVOs) Amendment Bill is currently at the Final Reading Stage in the National Assembly.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Sep. 19, 2022

MCAZ warns on STC30 drug

MCAZ acting director-general Richard Rukwata said STC30 had not been regulated in Zimbabwe.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Sep. 19, 2022

Zinara defends ‘questionable’ Univern deal

Zinara board chairperson George Manyaya appeared before the Public Accounts Committee yesterday to explain steps taken to correct the wrongdoings at the institution.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Sep. 20, 2022

TRB urges tobacco farmers to choose recommended varieties

Tobacco seedling transplantation began two weeks ago, ahead of the 2022/23 farming season beginning next month.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Sep. 21, 2022