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Popular local satire show, Zambezi News will launch a new season this month end with another expected in the next few months. This will be the first time Zambezi News producers Magamba Network has released two seasons in a year since its inception in 2011. Magamba Network director who also stars in the series as […]
Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe (WCoZ ) launched the #Section56 Campaign on 8 April by marching in Harare. Over 150 women marched from Town House to Theatre in the Park in Harare Gardens demanding that Section 56 of the constitution which speaks to equality of all persons is implemented in all national policies. The three main […]
Illegal car washes continue to operate and indeed increase in number in Harare in spite of regulations against them due to their negative health and environmental impacts. Car washing at undesignated points is illegal as runoff will reach underground water, a key water source for many residents. It is common to see informal car washes […]
THE SCALE OF FINES INCREASE IS GAZETTED The Scale of Fines was one of the amendments to the Finance Act, gazetted on Friday, 24 March 2017. Level 1 is now $10 (was $5), Level 2 is $15 (was $10) and Level 3 is $30 (was $20). Based on the current levels in the fines schedule, […]
The current economic downturn coupled with recurrent cash shortages has triggered a reduction in both residential and commercial property rentals. There has been a phenomenal shift in the balance of power in favour of tenants. The mushrooming of housing cooperatives and cheap residential stands on rezoned farms on the city’s outskirts coupled with the increasing […]
At a time when the stone sculptor trade seems to be dying due to economic hardships in the country, the newly established virtual gallery, Avac Arts targets distant and international markets through online sales and exhibitions. The virtual market (www.avacarts.com) caters for contemporary African visual art specialising in Shona sculpture sourced from around the country. […]