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Vendors who spoke to Great Dyke news from various vending places within the great dyke expressed concern saying they are no longer selling for profit but to keep in touch with their customers whom they fear losing if they suspend the business .They also pleaded with government to also control prices for informal markets as […]

Tobacco lndustry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has warned farmers against selling their produce to illegal markets as they will not be able to assist them in case they are robbed off. There is an increase of  farmers who are coned their tobacco after selling them to unknown buyers who will be promising them satisfying prices. […]

  He was speaking to Great Dyke news on the sidelines of the 2019 international Chromium Development Association Conference that was held in  Victoria Falls and was the first to be hosted in Zimbabwe. ICDA realised the need to hold a conference with stakeholders aimed at mapping way forward for improved chrome production in Zimbabwe […]

Local authorities  say   churches which have   became one of their big clients in renting building are not loyal with rental payments. Bulawayo City Council  Financial Director  Kimpton Ndimande says they are owed $2,7 million in unpaid rates and rentals by churches. Meanwhile the City  Mayor Councilor Solomon Mguni says churches should practice what […]

Women in small scale  gold mining say due to current economic setbacks which continue affecting production in the sector, they have resorted in 50/50  share agreement on any discovered output with their employees instead of paying salaries. Women miners from Mthonjeni and Sabi mining site   who spoke to Great Dyke news reporter Savemore Sithole […]

The government says most local authorities around the country are failing to pay  employees therefore it is  coming in assisting them to come up with sustainable budgets that will allow the smooth flow of operations. Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing July Moyo speaks: Minister Moyo was speaking during a question and answer session […]

Buy Zimbabwe  says there is need for the country to lure investors for its  chrome industry with huge deposits as it can assist the country in realizing its economic takeoff Zimbabwe is hosting International Chromium Development Association conference  which commenced yesterday in Victoria falls . Buy Zimbabwe Chief Executive Officer , Mr Munyaradzi Hwengwere gave […]

Production remains at Halt at Falcon Gold Mine in Shurugwi  for six months now as acrimonious row between employees and authorities continue over salary dues and poor working conditions.  The Mine authority  Mr Emmanuel Tarume told great Dyke news last year that the mine was facing production challenges and is owing huge amounts to ZINWA […]

Great Dyke residents  have expressed mixed opinions  over the ministry of primary and secondary education’s elaboration on putting to practice the policy on allowing pupils who fall pregnant to continue attending lessons in formal schools. . The policy stipulates that children may be suspended , excluded or expelled from school for misconduct , but an […]

ZESA’s  emphasis on ” no to electric cables theft” was this morning  understood the hard way at Mabhula community of Zvishavane  after a man was electrocuted  and is  feared dead while trying to steal cables from a power transformer  near Red and white mine popularly known as  John Bera Mine   The  electrocuted man who […]


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