Victoria Falls Business News Tourism 

Zimbabwe Tourism bullish despite Germany demand drop

The Zimbabwe Travel and Tourism Industry remain bullish about 2018 in spite of figures suggesting a dramatic drop in demand from the German market, it has been learnt. This came as major tourism players in the country stepped up marketing of the natural attractions in the country to tempt more tourists away from the crowded Victoria Falls. Zimbabwe Tourism Authority chief executive officer Karikoga Kaseke said strategy was intended to lengthen the existing tourist season. “Victoria Falls is our cash cow, but we are also focusing on other areas and…

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Zim Tourism Business News Tourism 

Zim Tourism ‘blockbuster year’ beckons

Zimbabwe is heralding 2019 as its “blockbuster year” as the country gets ready to unveil a series of ground-breaking attractions for Tourism. This followed enquiries by visitors intending to do “self-drives” in the aftermath of the ban in police road blocks. Rainbow Tourism Group chief executive officer Tendai Madziwanyika Zimbabwe was back in business and all major destinations in the country can look forward to welcoming even more visitors this year. “The enquiries we’re getting for self-drives shows the tourism industry can start reaping the benefits of the reduction of…

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Tourism minister Priscah Mupfumira Business News Politics Tourism 

Our past errors cost tourism –Mupfumira

Zimbabwe has lagged behind in many areas as a result of the global isolation for the past 18 years due to errors of the past, Tourism minister Priscah Mupfumira has said. Mupfumira said this has undeniably left Zimbabwe’s once rich sectors in a complete state of disrepair and disarray. “The tourism industry used to receive a contribution of more than 35% from the overseas market in the 1990s when tourism was at its peak and this contribution has since dropped to less than 10% of the international arrivals to Zimbabwe,”…

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Snap Tech News 

Snap Tech International opens Zimbabwe office

International Change Management Consultancy and training Firm, Snap Tech International, has launched a Harare office in a move aimed at complimenting government efforts to improve the business environment. Snap Tech Country Director for Zimbabwe, Dakarai Kuhlengisa said Zimbabweans and their government should invest in project management skills for both public and private players in order for the country to derive tangible benefits from the new dispension mantra that ‘Zimbabwe is open for business.’ “Players in all the economic sectors should treat the change agenda as announced by the President ED…

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Peter Hungwe News 

Peter Hungwe Brutally Killed Over Soap Dispute

The Mberengwa Community has been gripped by fear following a callous murder incident. Police last week arrested Tamirira Moyo for allegedly killing his neighbour Peter Hungwe over a heated soap argument. Police here said Moyo crushed Peter Hungwe’ s head with a stone despite efforts by fellow neighbours to intervene in the brawl. “Hungwe was killed as he tried to restrain Moyo from assaulting his sister over a missing bar of soap. Moyo then accused Peter  Hungwe of interfering with his private affairs. He took a stone and crushed Hungwe’…

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Simbarashe Nhopi News Politics 

Simbarashe Nhopi: I Don’t Take Orders From Zanu PF

Simbarashe Nhopi the traditional leader in Chikomba District has rubbished political threats made by Minister Bimha saying he does not take orders from the government official. Bimha, who is also the MP for Chikomba West Constituency, has threatened to strip Headman Madamombe, real name, Simbarashe Nhopi of his title for allegedly refusing to campaign for the politician. “I do not take instructions from Bimha and I will not let him manipulate local villagers for cheap political reasons,” said Simbarashe  Nhopi. Bimha is unhappy with the headman’ s refusal to campaign…

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Brendan Taylor News Sports 

Top Zim Cricketer Brendan Taylor Fined For Dissent

  Top Zimbabwe wicket-keeper and batsman Brendan Taylor and Afghanistan’s 16-year-old spinner Mujeeb Rahman have als been sanctioned for separate incidents during the stormy ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier between the two sides at Queens Sports Club on Tuesday, according to The Herald. Brendan Taylor  was found to have breached Article 2.1.5, which deals with “showing dissent at an umpire’s decision during an international match”, while Mujeeb was found guilty of breaching Article 2.2.8, which relates to “throwing a ball (or any other item of cricket equipment such as a…

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Police Boss involved in assault case within the police department

  A senior Zimbabwe Republic Police Officer was arrested last week for allegedly assaulting a junior cop. Assistant Inspector Gibson Gunika of Chiredzi Police Station appeared before Magistrate Geraldine Mutsotso facing assault charges last week. Gunika allegedly hit Constable Misheck Mubika with an empty beer bottle. The facts were that Gunika was involved in an argument with Mubika. Gunika then took an empty beer bottle and hit Mubika on the forehead. The court also heard that Gunika was restrained from further assaulting Mubika by fellow cops. Prosecutors from the ZRP…

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Thokozani Khuphe Featured News Politics 

POLICE BREAKING NEWS – ZRP Blocks Thokozani Khuphe Controversial Rally. “Rally Could Turn Violent”

 Police in Bulawayo have refused to sanction a rally organised by beleaguered MDC-T Deputy President Thokozani  Khuphe. Highly placed surces close to the MDC-T leader told ZimEye Khuphe had planned to hold a rally at the Bulawayo Amphitheatre on Saturday, but police in Bulawayo would not sanction it as they raised fears of violence. The sources indicated that the police claimed they do not have enough police details to man the rally which they suspected would turn violent as the police officers are occupied at the ongoing cricket World Cup…

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