Monthly Archives: December 2013

Buz wants basketball national league

Buz wants basketball national league

The new Basketball Union of Zimbabwe (Buz) executive will be considering the establishment of a national league at its strategic meeting to be held in Kadoma, Mashonaland West, on a day to be announced next month.

Zanu PF taunts Zapu over properties

Zanu PF taunts Zapu over properties

PRESIDENTIAL Affairs minister Didymus Mutasa yesterday declared that the Zapu properties confiscated after independence now belonged to Zanu PF, setting the stage for a bruising fight with the party founded by late Vice-President Joshua Nkomo.

Envoy rejects govt assurances

Envoy rejects govt assurances

CANBERRA — Zimbabwe’s ambassador to Australia, who has sought political asylum, has hit back at comments by the government that it is safe for her to return home.

Zwambila spills the beans

Zwambila spills the beans

CANBERRA – Jacqueline Zwambila says pro-President Robert Mugabe officials actively disrupted the country’s diplomatic mission in Canberra in a campaign to undermine her as ambassador.

Masola: The clairvoyant

Masola: The clairvoyant

Enter Masola waDabudabu, clairvoyant par excellence and seer of the future extraordinaire.

Zimbabwe: The state of the nation

Zimbabwe: The state of the nation

I HAVE always thought that the American idea of an annual “State of the Nation” address by the president to both Houses in Washington DC was a great idea. It serves both as an opportunity to look back and then to assess where the country is right now and last year and a look into the future.

Byo to host another economic summit

Byo to host another economic summit

The Bulawayo Business Arise (BBA), a lobby group, has lined up an economic summit for early next year to map out a strategy to address the plethora of challenges besetting companies.

CFU doubts govt growth forecasts

CFU doubts govt growth forecasts

THE GOVERNMENT’S projected 9% growth for agriculture next year will remain a pie in the sky largely due to unavailability of finance for farmers, the Commercial Farmers’ Union (CFU) has said.

Mbada Diamonds: To pay or not pay How Mine for Caf tourney!

Mbada Diamonds: To pay or not pay How Mine for Caf tourney!

A PRETTY topical debate, at least in Bulawayo specifically and the southern region as well as the rest of the country in general, is whether Mbada Diamonds are paying How Mine FC the $110 000 subsidy that goes with winning the country’s richest knockout tournament, the Mbada Diamonds Cup, for participating in the Caf Confederation Cup continental competition.

Reinsurance net premiums rise marginally

Reinsurance net premiums rise marginally

ZIMBABWEAN reassurance companies have underwritten $4 million in net premiums for the half quarter ended September 30 2013 up from $3,8 million in 2012, according to the Insurance and Pensions Commission (Ipec) third quarter report.

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