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July 2019

Want To Stop Climate Change? Easy, Just Plant 1 Trillion Trees

By |2019-07-12T08:20:57+02:00July 12th, 2019|

Climate change continues to take its toll on the world with poor countries like our beloved Zimbabwe being the hardest hit. The 2018-19 drought alone has already left 5.7 million Zimbabweans facing starvation.

Swiss scientists think they have an infallible solution to it all. They have published it in the Science Mag journal. All […]

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Civil Servants Threaten To Strike Over Poor Remuneration

By |2019-07-12T08:05:28+02:00July 12th, 2019|

With the cost of living rising up on a daily basis, civil servants have borne the brunt of it all. Recently the government offered civil servants a $97 hardship allowance which they rejected as too little.

Civil servants have been on record for asking for pay hikes of around $4 000 ZWL.

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Government Wants To Hike ZESA Tariffs And Fuel Prices Soon

By |2019-07-12T07:54:37+02:00July 12th, 2019|

Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube has revealed is now amenable to an immediate power tariff increase, after being initially against the idea. This means that the government could end up increasing ZESA tariffs soon.

The Finance Minister said this during an event hosted by Newsday founder Trevor Ncube:

The power situation […]

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Ditch The Black Market, As The Intermarket Rate Exceeds Black Market Rates

By |2019-07-03T06:57:17+02:00July 3rd, 2019|

Last week on Monday when Statutory Instrument 142 of 2019 was introduced the US dollar was trading at around $13 against the RTGS dollar of late the Zimbabwean Dollar. That is according to Zimbollar and Marketwatch.

The rate took a wild tumble as panicked sellers rushed to ditch the dollar. Black market dealers took […]

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Zimbabwe Needs To Import 800 000 Tonnes Of Maize

By |2019-07-03T06:41:12+02:00July 3rd, 2019|

President Emmerson Mngangwa has said that Zimbabwe needs to import about 800 000 tonnes of maize to ease the effects of last rain season’s severe drought and resulting low harvests.

I want to assure you that this drought did not affect Chipinge alone.

There were not enough rains throughout the country.

Some provinces had a […]

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ZESA Blames Spike In Demand For Increase Load Shedding

By |2019-07-03T05:55:52+02:00July 3rd, 2019|

Most of areas in Zimbabwe are spending at the very least 17 hours without power. Except a lucky few who are part of critical circuits such as those connecting hospitals who have been spared the brunt of powercuts.

Despite this knowledge if you think recent load shedding hours feel like they have increased you are […]

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June 2019

RBZ Clarifies Effects Of Zim Dollar Return, Forex Essentially Banned

By |2019-06-26T06:50:31+02:00June 26th, 2019|

There were a lot of confusing things in Statutory Instrument 142 of 2019 which was gazetted on Monday and essentially scrapped the multicurrency system we had relied on since 2009 when we ditched the old Zim dollar.

For example will people be still allowed to demand to be paid in USD or any other […]

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What Is Legal Tender And Other Frequently Asked Questions About Zimbabwe’s New Dollar

By |2019-06-25T04:52:20+02:00June 25th, 2019|

So yesterday the government of Zimbabwe officially introduced the Zimbabwean dollar as our new currency and sole legal tender. Here are answers to some of the burning questions you might have.

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The Zimbabwean Dollar Is Now Officially Back

By |2019-06-25T04:19:19+02:00June 25th, 2019|

Yesterday, the government sprung a surprise, they gazetted Statutory Instrument 142 of 2019, which scrapped the multicurrency system Zimbabwe has been using for more than ten years and made the Zimbabwean dollar the sole legal tender of Zimbabwe.

Laying the groundwork

For the past few weeks, various principles in the Zimbabwean […]

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Issue Of Pregnant School Girls Causes Split In Parliament

By |2019-06-24T07:25:22+02:00June 24th, 2019|

As a progressive people, at Revision Africa, we firmly believe in education as an inaliable right. Even if a girl falls pregnant she should be allowed to continue with her education.

At the moment the Education Amendment Bill at the Second Reading stage in Zimbabwe’s National Assembly (Parliament). One of the amendments is that […]

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