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‘Drought is the new norm’

THE Food and Agriculture Organisation (Fao) yesterday said ending poverty and hunger in African countries, including Zimbabwe, now requires innovative thinking since recurring droughts and erratic rains have become the new norm.

Chamisa kicked out of court

MDC president Nelson Chamisa and top party officials were yesterday banned from attending the court hearing of organising secretary Amos Chibaya and deputy Sibusisiwe Masara causing a scene that resulted in heavy deployment of police at the…

Zimsec pushes for stiffer penalties

THE Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) is pushing for stiffer penalties against people who leak examination papers that are costing the body millions of dollars in resets and at times rewriting of national examinations.

GBV costing Zim big time

AS THE country’s economic woes continue to bite, it has also emerged that Zimbabwe is losing billions of American dollars yearly due to its high incidences of sexual and other gender-based violence (SGBV), the Daily News reports.

Parly sets police on top miller

PARLIAMENT has directed police to ensure Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (Gmaz) chairperson Tafadzwa Musarara, pictured, appears before the parliamentary portfolio committee on Lands today to explain how he and other millers used the…

Unions push for salaries in forex

UNIONS have re-ignited their bid to have workers’ salaries paid in United States dollars, following the recent decision by the government to allow oil companies with access to foreign currency to sell fuel in forex, the Daily News reports.