The Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) says it has partnered with stakeholders in the mining industry to ensure that small scale miners are capacitated with knowledge on how to handle substances such as mercury ad cyanide. Speaking to Great Dyke news at the sidelines of the on-going Mine Entra in Bulawayo today, ZELA programmes officer […]

The Zimbabwe Miners Federation says the 2019 Mine Entra is an opportunity for players in the mining sector to interface and plot a path to achieve targets set by the government. In a telephone interview with Great Dyke News Mining reporter Savemore Sithole, ZMF CEO Wellington Takavarasha had this to say. Throughout its existence, Mine […]

Stakeholders in the business sector say corruption is destroying the economy and only effective policies and institutions will curb be rot. In an interview Buy Zimbabwe Director Munyaradzi Hwengwere said corruption has become a cancer to the Zimbabwean economy. //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// MEANWHILE – The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission says it has a lot of work on its table […]

Education Authorities have reminded school heads that it is unlawful to suspend lessons without ministry instruction or permission. Speaking to Great Dyke News, Zvishavane District Schools Inspector Trynos Mahlokozera said the ministry position is clear in terms of closure of schools. This comes after some parents at Gresham Primary School yesterday complained after authorities sent […]

Parents in the Great Dyke have expressed concerns over some sections of the new Education bill that is being debated in parliament, particularly permitting students to take maternity leave days when they fall pregnant during the course of their studies. Speaking to Great Dyke News, parents said they fear this approach will promote reckless behavior […]

Four Truck drivers employed by a Chinese Chrome company operating in Shurugwi say they are victims of unfair labor practices after being fired by the Chinese investor accusing them of complying with Vehicle Inspection Department (VID) officials who stopped the convoy for inspection along Gweru-Shurugwi  highway. One of the drivers, who did not disclose his […]

Government says it will punish retailers who are unnecessarily hiking prices. Addressing residents in Chipinge yesterday, President Emerson Mnangagwa urged Zimbabweans to shun traders charging exorbitant prices. In recent weeks businesses have been wantonly increasingly prices of commodities citing movements in the exchange rate instead of predicating adjustments on inflation trends. President Mnangagwa was in […]

Small scale miners have raised concerns over the new Environmental Management Agency charges which they say are based on the inter-bank market rate of the day. Great dyke news reporter Prince Purazeni spoke to small scale miners said they do not understand what has necessitated EMA’s new charges. However EMA denied introducing any new prices […]

The Zimbabwe Teachers Association says the June teachers’ salaries have failed to meet the basic commodity prices and teachers are failing to take care of their families. In a telephone interview with Great Dyke News, Zimbabwe Teachers Association President, Richard Gundani said stakeholders in the education sector should come up with a rescue strategy to keep […]


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