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Journalists and media students say government’s plan to introduce more Television stations was long overdue and the move will certainly create more jobs in the media industry as well as the arts industry. Students that spoke Great Dyke News reporter Tatenda Gwezuva had this to say. In a telephone interview with the same reporter Permanent […]

Government says provision of mining equipment will help artisanal miners to graduate to become small scale miners. Addressing miners at Pablo Milling Center in Shurugwi the minister of state for Midlands Senator Larry Mavhima said capacitation of artisanal miners is key for improvement of small scale mining activities. Great Dyke News reporter Savemore Sithole spoke […]

CZI President Sifelani Jabangwe said the current fuel situation has affected business immensely. In an interview former minister of Finance Tendai Biti called on government to liberalize the importation of fuel. Earlier in the year government allowed manufacturing and and production companies as well as mines to start importing their own fuel. The Zimbabwe Miners […]

In an interview Anglo-American Zimbabwean operations Unki Mines Chairman James Maphosa said Unki Mines last year alone paid $US25 million tax to the Zimbabwean treasury. The Shurugwi based miner last year injected $10 million into the Shurugwi Community Share Ownership Trust. Chief Nhema of Shurugwi had this to say.

Zimbabwe Republic Police, ZRP says parents should have housemaids and other domestic helpers vetted by law enforcement to ensure their children and properties are in safe hands. ZRP Gweru Rural Community Relations Officer Assistant Inspector Kumbirai Nyoni said parents should not employ people without researching more about them. Last month two Bulawayo maids were arrested for […]

Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) says the decentralization of labor court to provinces and districts will go a long way in ensuring that there is no backlog of labor cases. In a telephone interview with Great Dyke News reporter Takudzwa Mahove ZCTU Zvishavane District Secretary Justice Matsveru said the current situation is disadvantaging workers. […]

Key stakeholders in the arts industry have been urged to facilitate the necessary environment that artistes need to produce high quality goods and services. In his speech at the launch of the National Cultural Week in Harare on Saturday President Emerson Mnangagwa said the arts help the nation preserve its culture. He also called on […]

Residents in the Great Dyke say  the improvement of the medicines and drugs supply situation in pharmacies and hospitals has come as a relief to them as the previous situation threatened the life of friends and relatives. Residents that spoke to Great Dyke News’ Tariro Warara said they can now access drugs in hospitals and […]

EIGHTY-FOUR illegal miners last week appeared in a Bulawayo court charged with contravening section 368(1) of the Mines and Minerals Act, prospecting for gold without a license. Thirty four women and 50 men were arrested while allegedly prospecting illegally for gold at Sunace Mine, Arda in Umguza in Matabeleland North. Bulawayo Magistrate Franklin Mkhwananzi remanded […]

This call was made by the Executive Director for Padare Men’s forum on Gender ,Walter Vengesai. He says there is need to ensure men have an appreciation of positive conflict resolution strategies from an early age. The call came in the wake of a notable increase in reported cases of gender based violence with the […]


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