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ZIM: 30% council seats for women

Setimar News GOVERNMENT has started putting systems in place to ensure at least 30 percent of all Local Government councillors are women. From the next elections in 2023, 30 percent of seats in local authorities will be reserved for women and will be contested by female candidates. This is in line with calls by women […]


Lufthansa returns to Zimbabwe Skies

German airline Lufthansa, is set to resume flights from Frankfurt to Windhoek and Victoria Falls in March 2022 after having pulled off from Zimbabwe in 1998. Lufthansa, together with other international airlines, including Qantas, Air France and British Airways, pulled out of Zimbabwe between 1998 and 2008 citing dwindling passenger volumes coupled with an unstable […]


Paris in Vic Falls

American media personality, socialite, model, singer, actress and DJ, Paris Hilton is in Zimbabwe where she is enjoying the reputable hospitality of Victoria Falls. The 40-year-old super celebrity is reportedly on a three-day visit to the country accompanied by her fiancé Carter Reum, an author, entrepreneur and venture capitalist. Victoria Falls, easily Zimbabwe’s most popular […]

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‘Yogi’ Mandigora dies Aged 64

WARRIORS and Dynamos legend David Mandigora has died. He was 64.Mandigora passed on at his home in Vainona early this morning.His former teammate and close friend Laban Kandi confirmed the news this afternoon.“I can confirm that David (Mandigora) has died. He passed on early this morning at his Vainona residence,” he said.According to reports, Mandigora […]

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Bitcoin Mining Council debuts as critics blast carbon footprint

The energy used to mine cryptocurrencies is comparable to that of many developed countries and rivals the emissions from major fossil-fuel users and producers such as airlines and oil-services firms. “The Bitcoin Mining Council is a voluntary and open forum of Bitcoin miners committed to the network and its core principles,” MicroStrategy Inc. Chief Executive […]

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SA ends red tape to deal with power blackouts

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has responded to the rolling blackouts affecting the country with a major shake-up to the energy sector that will allow private power companies to generate more electricity without red tape. The partial liberalisation introduces a new era for South Africa’s beleaguered energy sector, the president says. For years the state-owned […]