News – 263Chat https://www.263chat.com Zimbabwean media organisation focused on encouraging & participating in progressive national dialogue Tue, 21 May 2019 11:23:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://www.263chat.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/263-Chat-Website-Logo-01-3-01-100x100.png News – 263Chat https://www.263chat.com 32 32 National Blood Target Increase As Free Initiative Surges Demand https://www.263chat.com/national-blood-target-increase-as-free-initiative-surges-demand/ https://www.263chat.com/national-blood-target-increase-as-free-initiative-surges-demand/#respond Tue, 21 May 2019 11:23:27 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48926

MUTARE– Government’s initiative to provide free blood at public health institutions has seen a rapid rise in demand of the precious fluid, a revised target for national blood collection, officials have said. By Donald Nyarota National Blood Service Zimbabwe public affairs manager Esther Massundah told journalist recently at a Media Briefing Workshop, that government initiative […]

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ZCDC Operations, Ownership Remain Unclear: Maguwu https://www.263chat.com/zcdc-operations-ownership-remain-unclear-maguwu/ https://www.263chat.com/zcdc-operations-ownership-remain-unclear-maguwu/#respond Tue, 21 May 2019 10:59:51 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48922

MUTARE– A leading human rights activist has described Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company as a criminal entity, saying the recent firing of top executives was a realignment exercise meant to appease the ‘new dispensation’. By Donald Nyarota Centre for Natural Resource Governance director Farai Maguwu said ZCDC was formed under political influence of Grace Mugabe and […]

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WorldRemit Renews ZimAchievers UK, Canada Editions Sponsorship https://www.263chat.com/worldremit-renews-zimachievers-uk-canada-editions-sponsorship/ https://www.263chat.com/worldremit-renews-zimachievers-uk-canada-editions-sponsorship/#respond Tue, 21 May 2019 07:31:10 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48870

Online money transfer company WorldRemit has renewed its sponsorship of the Zimbabwe Achievers Awards (Z.A.A) UK and Canada editions for the fifth year running, following a successful partnership for the ZAA South Africa edition in April. ZAA highlights the successes and achievements of Zimbabweans and brings together business leaders and innovators from all sectors to celebrate, empower […]

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UK Based Zim Group Raises Money For Cyclone Idai Through British Red Cross https://www.263chat.com/uk-based-zim-group-raises-money-for-cyclone-idai-through-british-red-cross/ https://www.263chat.com/uk-based-zim-group-raises-money-for-cyclone-idai-through-british-red-cross/#respond Tue, 21 May 2019 07:21:09 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48865

Zimbabwe Leeds Community (ZLC) group has raised over £500 towards communities that were hit by Cyclone Idai at the beginning of march in Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique. ZLC, established to bring together Zimbabweans based in Leeds and its surrounding areas, as well as help them integrate better in the local communities, presented the cheque to […]

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Zimbabwe To Host Afro Basketball Qualifiers https://www.263chat.com/zimbabwe-to-host-afro-basket-qualifiers/ https://www.263chat.com/zimbabwe-to-host-afro-basket-qualifiers/#respond Mon, 20 May 2019 14:17:40 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48788

Zimbabwe has been granted the rights to host the 2019 Afro Basketball qualifiers slated for June 2 to 8 at Harare City Sports Centre. A representative from the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) has conformed the event before adding that the country was now more that ready to host the event. A number of countries have […]

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Zim Should Fully Liberalize Petroleum Industry https://www.263chat.com/zim-should-fully-liberalize-petroleum-industry/ https://www.263chat.com/zim-should-fully-liberalize-petroleum-industry/#respond Mon, 20 May 2019 08:14:44 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48794

It has become apparent that the Zimbabwean government is failing to sustain its fuel subsidy in the economy due to foreign currency shortages. The rationale for such a subsidy has been to bring price stability to the market thereby managing inflation, to prevent the local economy from re-dollarizing and give the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe […]

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Madhuku, Matibenga Team Up Against Chamisa, ‘Dialogue Is Not About Elections’ https://www.263chat.com/madhuku-matibenga-team-up-against-chamisa-dialogue-is-not-about-elections/ https://www.263chat.com/madhuku-matibenga-team-up-against-chamisa-dialogue-is-not-about-elections/#respond Fri, 17 May 2019 12:44:16 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48760

Former opposition party official Lucia Matibenga has once again threw a dig at Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) President Nelson Chamisa saying that the former ICT minister must understand that the national dialogue President Emmerson Mnangagwa called a couple of months ago is not going to deliberate on elections but on development.

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Just In: First Lady Booed In Masvingo https://www.263chat.com/just-in-first-lady-booed-in-masvingo/ https://www.263chat.com/just-in-first-lady-booed-in-masvingo/#respond Fri, 17 May 2019 12:40:34 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48759 www.263chat.com

First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa was Friday afternoon booed in Masvingo by bystanders as she entered and exited one of the supermarkets in the ancient city amid growing unpopularity of the first family. According to witnesses, Auxillia, who is the health ambassador for the country and her security team had been to Masvingo General Hospital where […]

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Seke 3 High Commemorates No Litter Day https://www.263chat.com/seke-3-high-commemorates-no-litter-day/ https://www.263chat.com/seke-3-high-commemorates-no-litter-day/#respond Fri, 17 May 2019 11:21:18 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48719

Form four students at Seke 3 High School commemorated the No Litter Day in style as they embarked on a cleanup campaign in the Chitungwiza community yesterday. This initiative was made possible by Shamwari Yemwanasikana who provided the face masks and litter bins in support of the students who wanted to clean their community. many […]

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Chitungwiza Residents Blast Council Over Poor Service Delivery https://www.263chat.com/48712-2/ https://www.263chat.com/48712-2/#respond Fri, 17 May 2019 06:11:12 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48712

There was pandemonium at Unit L Seke Hall today on Thursday when various Chitungwiza residents associations took turns to lambast council management and the Councillors led by His Worship Cllr Lovemore Maiko over its contact to service delivery. The meeting which was an engagement exercise between the Maiko led council, residents leadership and stakeholders with […]

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