Green Fuels, Tenax clash in Diamonds Cup final

AN exciting encounter is on the cards today when Eastern Region Division One football teams Green Fuels and Tenax clash in the second edition of the Diamonds Challenge Cup final. BY KENNETH NYANGANI The competition, which was established last year by Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC), is contested for by the top four teams at the end of the Eastern Region Division One League. Bikita Minerals and Manica Diamonds both failed to make it to the finals. Manica Diamonds won promotion to the topflight league after going through the season…

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Ignite yourself, turn defeat into delight!

“Laugh with me, but never at me; cry with me, but never because of me, to love life, to love yourself, to love being loved. Such a relationship is based upon freedom and can never grow in a jealous heart.” (Leo Buscaglia). By Steve Nyambe People may have a rich vocabulary to describe your current state of affairs. They may be highly equipped to narrate it in a manner that no one could doubt their impoverished narrative. Thus, this may make many believe you can’t rise and shine once more.…

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Zanu-PF Women’s League endorses ED

The Herald Daniel Nemukuyu Senior ReporterThe ZANU-PF Women’s League yesterday endorsed President Mnangagwa as the party’s sole candidate for the 2023 presidential poll, describing him as a champion for women empowerment ahead of the ruling party’s People’s National Annual Conference slated for Matabeleland South Province next week. The party’s Youth League and the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) have also endorsed President Mnangagwa’s candidature for the 2023 presidential election as has almost every province. The league’s national assembly members hailed the President for allocating 30 percent of Cabinet…

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Brace for heavy rains, thunderstorms: Met Dept

The Herald Elita Chikwati Senior ReporterThe Meteorological Services Department (MSD) has warned of thunderstorms and heavy rains in excess of 60 millimetres in 48 hours in parts of the country from tomorrow to Monday. Indications are that the rains may come in sharp downpours, damaging winds, lightning, hail and causing flash flooding in some areas. There are fears the winds could uproot trees and damage infrastructure. In a statement yesterday, the MSD said widespread rains in excess of 60mm in 48 hours were forecast in most parts of the country,…

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Cool Head keeps Australia alive

The Chronicle ADELAIDE — Travis Head hit a stubborn half-century to keep Australia in the hunt yesterday after their top order slumped under sustained pressure from India’s bowlers, leaving the first Test cricket in Adelaide finely poised. Batting on his home ground, Head kept his cool in the humid conditions to be 61 not out at stumps on day two, with Mitchell Starc unbeaten on eight. His efforts helped steer Australia to 191-7 in reply to India’s 250. Off-spinner Ravi Ashwin bowled beautifully to take three wickets, while Ishant Sharma…

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Bulawayo bids Makhurane farewell

The Herald Auxilia Katongomara Bulawayo BureauBULAWAYO yesterday bade farewell to national hero and National University of Science and Technology (NUST) founding Vice Chancellor Professor Phineas Mogorosi Makhurane, with academics leading a procession to pay their last respects to the illustrious academic, ahead of his burial in Gwanda today. Prof Makhurane died at Mater Dei Hospital in Bulawayo last Saturday aged 79. Academics at NUST, led by the institution’s Vice Chancellor Professor Mqhele Dlodlo, held a send-off procession in honour of the revered academic who founded the institution in 1991. Prof…

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Govt, analysts blast US

The Herald Tichaona Zindoga and Zvamaida MurirwaZimbabwe will not accept pressure to subvert the rule of law to pacify certain political interests and will uphold the Constitution in the conduct of its affairs, a senior Government official has said. Government spokesperson Mr Nick Mangwana said under President Mnangagwa’s Second Republic, the country would respect its Constitution, particularly with regards to separation of powers between the Executive, the Judiciary and the Legislature. He said this as Government and analysts slammed United States Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Mr Matthew Harrington for…

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President installed ZOU chancellor

The Herald Fidelis Munyoro Senior ReporterPresident Mnangagwa yesterday said Government was reforming tertiary institutions in the country to produce graduates who fit into the Second Republic’s industrialisation and modenisation matrix. He said relevant innovative and responsive education, training and skills development should be the lifeblood through which the nation would succeed and prosper towards an upper middle income economy by 2030. The President made the remarks in his acceptance speech following his installation as Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) Chancellor. The installation makes him officially the second crown of the institution…

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Tributes pour in for Prof Makhurane

The Herald Auxilia Katongomara Bulawayo BureauTHE late national hero and founding National University of Science and Technology (Nust) Vice Chancellor, Professor Phineas Makhurane, has been described as a man of purpose who produced some of the country’s top university administrators. Prof Makhurane, who passed away last Saturday at Mater Dei Hospital aged 79, was declared a national hero but his family had already announced that he would be buried at his rural home in Gwanda today. ZANU-PF spokesperson Cde Simon Khaya Moyo said the late national hero was a man…

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VP Mohadi tours Zanu-PF indaba venue

The Herald Mashudu Netsianda Bulawayo BureauTHE forthcoming Zanu-PF 17th National People’s Conference in Esigodini will primarily focus on the Government’s economic trajectory of transforming Zimbabwe into an upper middle income economy by 2030, Vice-President Kembo Mohadi has said. Speaking soon after touring Umzingwane High School, the venue of the conference, on Thursday, VP Mohadi said the economic development of Zimbabwe will take centre stage when delegates converge in Esigodini, Matabeleland South province, for the annual indaba, which runs from Monday December 10 to Friday December 15. The conference,whose theme is…

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