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Zim banks off sanctions

Agribank and the Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe (IDBZ) have now been fully removed from the US sanctions list, the American Department of the Treasury has announced, allowing them to do international business more easily and obtain lines of credit. The two banks were put under US sanctions in July 2008. In April 2013 sanctions […]

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June exams dates set

Candidates registered for ZIMSEC June Ordinary and Advanced Level examinations will write as scheduled, a schools reopening roadmap tabled by Government in Parliament has shown. The examinations will run from June 29 to July 22 this year. Addressing the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Primary and Secondary Education yesterday, Primary and Secondary Education Permanent Secretary Mrs […]

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ED fires Energy

PRESIDENT Mnangagwa has fired Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Deputy Minister Energy Mutodi with immediate effect. In a statement last night, the Permanent Secretary for Presidential Communications in the Office of the President and Cabinet, Mr Regis Chikowore confirmed the dismissal saying: “The Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet, Dr MJM Sibanda, has announced […]

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Coronavirus: Italy takes ‘calculated risk’ in easing restrictions – PM

Italy is taking a “calculated risk” as it moves to further ease its coronavirus lockdown measures, PM Giuseppe Conte has admitted. He said “the contagion curve” could rise again, but the country could not afford to wait for a vaccine. Mr Conte announced that travel to and from Italy, and between the country’s regions would […]