263Chat https://www.263chat.com Zimbabwean media organisation focused on encouraging & participating in progressive national dialogue Thu, 19 Sep 2019 15:32:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://www.263chat.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/263-Chat-Website-Logo-01-3-01-100x100.png 263Chat https://www.263chat.com 32 32 Doctors Hand Over Petition To Parliament https://www.263chat.com/doctors-hand-over-petition-to-parliament/ https://www.263chat.com/doctors-hand-over-petition-to-parliament/#respond Thu, 19 Sep 2019 15:14:21 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=54400

More than 200 striking doctors this afternoon marched from Parirenyatwa Hospital to The Parliament of Zimbabwe and handed over a petition over the abduction of one of their leaders Dr Peter Magombeyi who is the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) president. Lawyers and other opposition activists chanting “NO PETER! NO WORK!” joined in the march […]

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RBZ Commends Stanbic Bank Incubator Hub Program https://www.263chat.com/rbz-commends-stanbics-smes-program/ https://www.263chat.com/rbz-commends-stanbics-smes-program/#respond Thu, 19 Sep 2019 14:26:27 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=54399

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has given a thumbs up to Stanbic Bank’s innovative and financially inclusive program aimed at supporting and empowering budding entrepreneurs and Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

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Cassava Smartech, Comviva Win Aite Group’s Digital Wallet Innovation Award https://www.263chat.com/cassava-smartech-comviva-win-aite-groups-digital-wallet-innovation-award/ https://www.263chat.com/cassava-smartech-comviva-win-aite-groups-digital-wallet-innovation-award/#respond Thu, 19 Sep 2019 13:52:49 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=54394 www.263chat.com

Harare, Zimbabwe / New Delhi, India – September 19, 2019 – Aite Group, a global research and advisory firm, has recognized Cassava Smartech and Comviva as the winners of the 2019 Digital Wallet Innovation Award for EcoCash in the ‘Market Adoption’ category. The awards, announced at the Mobile Payment Conference in Chicago, recognize innovation achieved […]

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High Court Bars Police From Interfering With Doctors’ Protest https://www.263chat.com/high-court-bars-police-from-interfering-with-doctors-protest/ https://www.263chat.com/high-court-bars-police-from-interfering-with-doctors-protest/#respond Thu, 19 Sep 2019 13:27:09 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=54391

High Court Judge Justice Clement Phiri today ordered Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) to stop interfering with a protest march organised by Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) to hand over a petition to legislators demanding accountability over the whereabouts of Dr Peter Magombeyi, who has been missing since last week. ZRP officers had on Wednesday 18 […]

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Robert Mugabe Mausoleum Must Be Commercialized For Tourism https://www.263chat.com/robert-mugabe-mausoleum-must-be-commercialized-for-tourism/ https://www.263chat.com/robert-mugabe-mausoleum-must-be-commercialized-for-tourism/#respond Thu, 19 Sep 2019 12:19:27 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=54386

Iconic Legends live forever no matter how controversial they were during their tenure of being amongst the living. Every country brand has had its own historic figures that have prevailed as forces of change that could not be ignored even in spite of being controversial. Human Beings have always had a morbid fascination with death. […]

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Doctors’ Ongoing Strike: Situation In Hospitals Worsens https://www.263chat.com/doctors-ongoing-strike-situation-in-hospitals-worsens/ https://www.263chat.com/doctors-ongoing-strike-situation-in-hospitals-worsens/#respond Thu, 19 Sep 2019 10:44:11 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=54364

Zimbabwe’s public health delivery system is currently grounded following a move by both doctors and nurses to down tools protesting the abduction of Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) Dr Peter Magombeyi by suspected state security agents on Saturday night. Hundreds of doctors and radiographers, holding placards, marched through central Harare before riot police allowed a […]

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Gvt Restructures Command Agriculture Financing Model https://www.263chat.com/gvt-restructures-command-agriculture-financing-model/ https://www.263chat.com/gvt-restructures-command-agriculture-financing-model/#respond Thu, 19 Sep 2019 09:28:56 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=54372

The government of Zimbabwe has moved in to restructured the financing model of its Special Grain and Oil Seed program dubbed, Command Agriculture taking on board local private financiers, as it seeks to make the initiative all inclusive and much more transparent, 263Chat Business has established. The Command Agriculture program which started in 2016 has […]

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New Mines Law To Resolve Farmer, Miner Conflict https://www.263chat.com/new-mines-law-to-resolve-farmer-miner-conflict/ https://www.263chat.com/new-mines-law-to-resolve-farmer-miner-conflict/#respond Thu, 19 Sep 2019 09:20:39 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=54362 www.263chat.com

BULAWAYO– Farmers’ perennial conflict with miners over the latter superseding  the former, headline a cocktail of reforms in a proposed mining bill to repeal provisions which give mining supremacy over other activities. By Donald Nyarota The conflicts have been a major drawback on artisanal and small-scale mining, despite its lion’s share contribution to mineral production, […]

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Shoko Festival To Address Xenophobia, Promote African Unity https://www.263chat.com/shoko-festival-to-address-xenophobia-promote-african-unity/ https://www.263chat.com/shoko-festival-to-address-xenophobia-promote-african-unity/#respond Thu, 19 Sep 2019 08:37:05 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=54365 www.263chat.com

This year’s edition of Shoko Festival –Zimbabwe’s biggest and longest running urban cultural festival,  will try and redress the hostility amongst Africans that had been created by the recent wave of xenophobia attacks in South Africa by inviting artists from different African countries. By Kudakwashe Vhenge Running under the theme “Good Vibes Only” the 2019 […]

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Just In: High Court Orders Police Not To Interfere With Doctors’ Protest https://www.263chat.com/just-in-high-court-orders-police-not-to-interfere-with-doctors-protest/ https://www.263chat.com/just-in-high-court-orders-police-not-to-interfere-with-doctors-protest/#respond Thu, 19 Sep 2019 08:21:37 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=54367

High Court Judge Justice Clement Phiri has ordered ZRP not to interfere with Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA)’s protest over its missing leader Dr Peter Magombeyi and to allow ZHDA to march to Parliament on Thursday 19 September 2019 at 1:PM vindicating the doctors’ position that they are exempt from notifying ZRP under the provisions […]

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