RECONSTRUCTION OF SHURUGWI-MHANDAMABWE ROAD BRINGS EXCITEMENT TO ZIMBABWE RESIDENTS

RECONSTRUCTION OF SHURUGWI-MHANDAMABWE ROAD BRINGS EXCITEMENT TO ZIMBABWE RESIDENTS

The reconstruction of the Shurugwi-Mhandamabwe Road in the Midlands province of Zimbabwe is indeed a significant development, expected to bring about positive changes for motorists, residents, and businesses along the route. The project worth US$41 million will entails widening and constructing the 43km road, which connects Beitbridge Border Post to major towns and cities which include Gweru, Kwekwe, Chegutu, Kadoma, Chinhoyi, Karoi and Chirundu Border Post. According to reports, this infrastructure project not only improves…

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WESTPROP HOLDING LIMITED SET TO EMBARKED ON PIPELINE PROJECT IN ZIMBABWE

WESTPROP HOLDING LIMITED SET TO EMBARKED ON PIPELINE PROJECT IN ZIMBABWE

WestProp Holdings Limited who is a listed firm under Victoria Falls Stock Exchange (VFEX) seems to be embarking on an ambitious journey with its substantial projects pipeline and focus on luxury real estate developments in Zimbabwe. These projects are aimed at catering to the high-end and diaspora markets. The group’s investments committee approved an immediate projects pipeline of US$174 million during the first quarter of the year, with confirmed sales amounting to US$56.7 million. According…

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MPILO HOSPITAL IN NEEDS OF MASSIVE INFRASTRUCTURAL CHANGE IN ZIMBABWE

MPILO HOSPITAL IN NEEDS OF MASSIVE INFRASTRUCTURAL CHANGE IN ZIMBABWE

In the last couple of months, concerns has been issued of the deteriorating state of Mpilo Hospital which is seriously in need of redevelopment. The Mpilo Hospital is one of Zimbabwe most visited hospital so the need to revamp is of critical importance, so why would such a place have only one malfunctioning radiotherapy machine and no accommodation for patients awaiting treatment. Speaking to the public while raising the concern, Bulawayo senator, Linda Sibanda said…

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HOW ZIMBABWE NEW INFRASTRUCTURE CITY IS TAKING SHAPE

HOW ZIMBABWE NEW INFRASTRUCTURE CITY IS TAKING SHAPE

The building and upgrading of infrastructure around Mount Hampden, the site of a new city to the north west of Harare, is not only in preparation for Zimbabwe’s hosting of the SADC Summit in August, but is a carefully planned long-term project to create an ultra-modern capital, Cabinet has said. Major roads linking Harare to Mt Hampden, which is already home to the new multi-million dollar Parliament Building, are being expanded at a rapid pace…

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OVER 60 BOREOLES HAS BEEN CONNECTED TO MASVINGO CENTRAL IN ZIMBABWE

OVER 60 BOREOLES HAS BEEN CONNECTED TO MASVINGO CENTRAL IN ZIMBABWE

More than 60 boreholes have been rehabilitated in Masvingo Central constituency with several schools and homes connected to electricity as the Second Republic walks the talk in driving sustainable development in all parts of the country. The borehole rehabilitation has enhanced access to clean water in wards 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, and 34 while the electrification programme has become a game-changer as it positively impacts education, businesses, and economic development…

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HOW ZIMBABWE CEMENT PRODUCTION HAS RETURNED TO NORMAL LEVEL AFTER SCARCITY

HOW ZIMBABWE CEMENT PRODUCTION HAS RETURNED TO NORMAL LEVEL AFTER SCARCITY

Zimbabwe’s cement production has returned to levels where major manufacturers are producing more than needed to satisfy national demand, so import licences are no longer being issued. In October last year, when local supply fell below what was expected, there were shortages and Government had permitted the temporary import of cement. Now local suppliers are coping. Speaking after Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting, Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Dr Jenfan Muswere said there were now adequate…

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CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON DANDE DAM IN ZIMBABWE

CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON DANDE DAM IN ZIMBABWE

Work on constructing Dande Dam is imminent with everything now in place to start building the wall, as the Second Republic continues to walk its talk on the continuous development of key infrastructure. Already, access roads, housing for all workers, a laboratory and quarry plant have all been established with an underground tunnel now being constructed. On completion, Dande Dam will be the largest water body in Mashonaland Central, holding 160 million cubic metres of…

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CONSTRUCTION OF ZIM CYBER CITY BEGINS

CONSTRUCTION OF ZIM CYBER CITY BEGINS

Construction works at the state-of-the-art Zimbabwe Cyber City in Mount Hampden, just outside Harare, have started in earnest as the country braces for an unprecedented real estate development boom. The Zim Cyber City is being developed by Mulk International owned by Dubai-based billionaire, Mr Shaji Ul Mulk. The huge project was proposed to President Mnangagwa by Mr Mulk during the President’s visit to the United Arab Emirates. President Mnangagwa then invited Mr Mulk to develop…

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ZIMBABWE MUKUYU GAS FIELD RANKED SECOND LARGEST IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

ZIMBABWE MUKUYU GAS FIELD RANKED SECOND LARGEST IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

GLOBAL energy research firm Wood Mackenzie has recognised Mukuyu gas field as the second largest sub-Saharan Africa discovery in 2023, boosting confidence in the quality and scale of this new asset in the region. The gas field, straddling Muzarabani and Mbire districts, was discovered by Australian firm Invictus Energy Limited. In December last year, Invictus announced a second gas discovery in the Mukuyu-2 well at its 80% owned and operated Cabora Bassa project in Zimbabwe….

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HARARE-CHIRUNDU HIGHWAY UPGRADE PROJECT TO CREATE JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN ZAIMBABWE

HARARE-CHIRUNDU HIGHWAY UPGRADE PROJECT TO CREATE JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN ZAIMBABWE

Hundreds of youths are daily flocking to the Department of Labour offices in Chinhoyi where they are registering their names for possible employment at the recently unveiled Harare-Chirundu highway project. The offices, situated at what is popularly known as the Old Chinese Complex adjacent to Chinhoyi Provincial Hospital, have lately been a hive of activity with young people queueing to submit their curriculum vitae (CVs). It’s expected that scores of unskilled and semi-skilled workmen will…

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ZIMBABWE RURAL ROAD SET FOR FACELIFT AFTER PRESIDENT ACQUIRES 300 TRACTORS

ZIMBABWE RURAL ROAD SET FOR FACELIFT AFTER PRESIDENT ACQUIRES 300 TRACTORS

Rural roads are set for a major facelift in line with Vision 2030 after President Mnangagwa secured 300 Belarus tractors to boost the capacity of the Rural Infrastructural Development Agency (RIDA) to maintain gravel and earth roads for the speedy movement of goods and people. The intervention by the President to boost RIDA’s fleet dovetails with the Second Republic’s drive to promote rural industrialization through the development of infrastructure, particularly roads, that are key enablers…

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HOW AfDB US$40M MOZA FACILITY WILL BENEFIT ZIMBABWE GOVT.

HOW AfDB US$40M MOZA FACILITY WILL BENEFIT ZIMBABWE GOVT.

The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) US$40 million loan to Mozambique’s State-owned rail and port authority, Portos e Caminhos de Ferro de Moçambique EP (CFM), will help neighbouring countries, including Zimbabwe, the regional bank has said. The commitment by the AfDB is a corporate loan that will enable CFM to finance the purchase of rolling stock (locomotives, wagons and tank containers) for its main corridor, the Ressano Garcia railway line. This line generates more than 90%…

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BULAWAYO-NKAYI ROAD OPENS TO THE PUBLIC IN ZIMBABWE

BULAWAYO-NKAYI ROAD OPENS TO THE PUBLIC IN ZIMBABWE

The Government has opened to the motoring public a completed section of the Bulawayo-Nkayi Road near Turk Mine in Bubi District with the Government committing to avail more funds to complete the targeted portions of the road project. While the road section had been closed for more than two years with motorists using a detour, the Government recently partially opened the road from just close to Mbembesi, covering about 2km. The contractor has been given…

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HOW HUGE FIRE CONSUME ZIMBABWE SHOPPING MALL

HOW HUGE FIRE CONSUME ZIMBABWE SHOPPING MALL

A devastating fire broke out last night at a shopping mall located at the corner of Julius Nyerere and Speke Avenue, opposite Joina City, leaving many people counting losses after goods worth thousands of dollars were reduced to ashes. The fire was suspected to have been caused by an electrical fault. Hair salons, pharmacies, clothing stores and other retail businesses, were reduced to rubble Some of the tenants declined to comment as they were overcome…

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ZIMBABWE GOVT. TO RELOCATE GRAND REEF AIRPORT TO MUTASA SOUTH DISTRICT

ZIMBABWE GOVT. TO RELOCATE GRAND REEF AIRPORT TO MUTASA SOUTH DISTRICT

Plans by the Government to relocate the Grand Reef Airport near Mutare to Mutasa South District where there is enough flat land for a new modern airport are at an advanced stage with the Airports Company of Zimbabwe (ACZ) set to conduct a feasibility study at the new site. At the same time, other roads around Mutare are to be rehabilitated under the Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme Phase 2 (ERRP2). Last Friday, Transport and Infrastructural…

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RUFARO STADIUM CHALLENGES SET TO BE RESOLVED SOON IN ZIMBABWE

RUFARO STADIUM CHALLENGES SET TO BE RESOLVED SOON IN ZIMBABWE

HARARE City Council (HCC) hopes for the return of football at Rufaro Stadium with indications that the ceremonial home of football will be ready to host Castle Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL) matches this season. Rufaro Stadium has been under renovations since last year to give the neglected football facility a face-lift. The closure of Rufaro, which last hosted top-flight football in 2019, has created a stadia conundrum in Harare forcing all teams to use…

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UNILEVER UNVIELED WASH FACILITY IN ZIMBABWE

UNILEVER UNVIELED WASH FACILITY IN ZIMBABWE

ONE of Zimbabwe’s oldest companies, Unilever has partnered Danhiko Primary School in Harare to improve sanitation and hygiene infrastructure as the firm targets to provide clean toilets to 25 million people by 2030 across the world. Speaking at the launch of the programme in Harare recently, Unilever managing director Tendai Takaindisa said the initiative was developed to enhance the lives of the disadvantaged learners. She said results from the World Wide Toilet Day showed that…

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USAID AVAIL FUNDS FOR HOUSING PROJECT IN ZIMBABWE

USAID AVAIL FUNDS FOR HOUSING PROJECT IN ZIMBABWE

THE United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing US$3,2 million to GOAL Zimbabwe to extend the Uplift/Simudza project targeting vulnerable communities over a period of 15 months. Over 17 000 vulnerable people in Harare’s Mbare, Stoneridge and Hopley are high-density suburbs set to benefit from the cash injection programme to sustain their livelihoods. GOAL will implement the extended project Uplift II in partnership with Childline, Musasa, Youth Empowerment Transformation Trust, and Padare/Enkundleni Men’s…

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EU AVAIL US$120M FOR REHABILITATION OF KARIBA DAM IN ZIMBABWE

EU AVAIL US$120M FOR REHABILITATION OF KARIBA DAM IN ZIMBABWE

The European Union (EU) has availed €113 million (about US$120 million) towards the rehabilitation of Kariba Dam as part of its Global Gateway initiative to improve the country’s electricity generation capacity. This was disclosed yesterday during a tour of the project site by EU ambassadors to Zimbabwe and Zambia Jobst von Kirtman and Karolina Stasiak respectively, Energy minister Edgar Moyo and his Zambian counterpart Peter Chibwe Kapala, among other delegates. Zimbabwe and Zambia jointly own…

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ZIMBABWE HIGHWAY EPITAPHS: THE WAY FORWARD

ZIMBABWE HIGHWAY EPITAPHS: THE WAY FORWARD

EPITAPHS riddle the Harare-Chirundu Highway, a regional transit route linking southern African countries, among them South Africa, Zambia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Tanzania. The epitaphs include those of victims of a road accident that claimed 24 lives including students coming from a sporting competition on June 6, 1984. The accident was declared a national disaster. One of the 1984 survivors, Peter Marongwe has undying memories of the highway of death. Despite the many…

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