263Chat https://www.263chat.com Zimbabwean media organisation focused on encouraging & participating in progressive national dialogue Fri, 24 May 2019 16:04:38 +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 ICTs To Spur Industrialisation: Minister Kazembe https://www.263chat.com/icts-to-spur-industrialisation-minister-kazembe/ https://www.263chat.com/icts-to-spur-industrialisation-minister-kazembe/#respond Fri, 24 May 2019 16:04:38 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=49144

Bridging the digital divide through promoting Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) will spear-head the country’s industrial revolution, Minister of ICT, Postal and Courier Services, Kazembe Kazembe has said. Speaking at the belated World Telecommunication and Information Society Day in Mupandawana, Gutu today, the Minister said information technologies have become an integral economic driver, and as such […]

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Condom Use Low Among Female Tertiary Students https://www.263chat.com/condom-use-low-among-female-tertiary-students/ https://www.263chat.com/condom-use-low-among-female-tertiary-students/#respond Fri, 24 May 2019 13:40:36 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=49131

Condom use is still quite low particularly among females. 66% females and 47% males had not used a condom the first time they had sex. First year female students pose a uniquely vulnerable sub-population.

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COSAFA Cup Roars Into Life https://www.263chat.com/cosafa-cup-roars-into-life/ https://www.263chat.com/cosafa-cup-roars-into-life/#respond Fri, 24 May 2019 13:22:10 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=49138

The Southern African football fiesta, the COSAFA Cup roars into life tomorrow with eSwathini taking on Mauritius at the King Zwelithini Stadium, Durban, South Africa. The encounter, which will kick off at 16h30, will serve as an opener to the two weeks football festival. The Group A fixture is set to provide an intriguing start […]

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Dabengwa’s Gukurahundi  Incarceration A Mistake – War Vets https://www.263chat.com/dabengwas-gukurahundi-incarceration-a-mistake-war-vets/ https://www.263chat.com/dabengwas-gukurahundi-incarceration-a-mistake-war-vets/#respond Fri, 24 May 2019 13:12:24 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=49128

  The Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) has expressed sympathy in the manner in which the late ZIPRA Commander and intelligence supremo, Dumiso Dabengwa was treated during the Gukurahundi period describing it as a mistake. The late liberation war icon together with fellow ZIPRA Commander Lookout Masuku were incarcerated in 1983 at the […]

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RBZ Let Loose Inter Bank Exchange Rate https://www.263chat.com/rbz-let-loose-inter-bank-exchange-rate/ https://www.263chat.com/rbz-let-loose-inter-bank-exchange-rate/#respond Fri, 24 May 2019 11:41:01 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=49118

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has let loose the interbank foreign exchange market, shifting away from a rather opaque system of trading and constant interference with the exchange rates oscillations on the bourse, it has emerged. Allegations are that the interbank market has failed to function effectively because the Central Bank was strongly meddling in its […]

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Tocky Vibes, Jah Love Join Hands In New Song https://www.263chat.com/tocky-vibes-jah-love-join-hands-in-new-song/ https://www.263chat.com/tocky-vibes-jah-love-join-hands-in-new-song/#respond Fri, 24 May 2019 10:23:16 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=49101

New father, Tocky Vibes, born Obey Makamure and his Zimdancehall counterpart Soul Jah Love have collaborated on a new song called Vakorinde expected to hit the streets soon. Speaking while shooting visuals of the new track, the duo indicated the late music icon, Dr Oliver Mtukudzi’s endorsement of the two as the main inspiration behind the collaboration. […]

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GMAZ To Dispatch Price Control Teams https://www.263chat.com/gmaz-to-dispatch-price-control-teams/ https://www.263chat.com/gmaz-to-dispatch-price-control-teams/#respond Fri, 24 May 2019 09:19:33 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=49105

Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) will starting from next week issue a recommended price list for basic food items for its products in a bid to arrest spiraling prices on the market, 263ChatBusiness has established. The development comes at a time the cost of living has relatively shot up against depleting RTGS dollar values […]

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May Our Liberation Hero Find Peace In His Rest https://www.263chat.com/may-our-liberation-hero-find-peace-in-his-rest/ https://www.263chat.com/may-our-liberation-hero-find-peace-in-his-rest/#respond Fri, 24 May 2019 08:52:24 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=49111

Yesterday we heard about the passing of Dr. Dumiso Dabengwa, a liberation war hero who after the signing of the Unity Accord in 1987 agreed to serve in the government of Robert Mugabe, the same government that had charged him with treason in 1982. By Noah Manyika May In a clear indication that those were […]

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Passport Saga: Chombo Drags NPA, Magistrates To High Court https://www.263chat.com/chombo-drags-the-npa-to-the-high-court/ https://www.263chat.com/chombo-drags-the-npa-to-the-high-court/#respond Fri, 24 May 2019 08:14:54 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=49099

Former Home Affairs minister, Ignatius Chombo has dragged the National Prosecuting Authority, (NPA) together with three other defendants to the High Court seeking a mandamus to compel them to release his passport which was unlawfully confiscated by a ‘state security’ agent...

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Zim Urged To Invest In Infrastructure Development https://www.263chat.com/zim-needs-to-invest-in-infrastructure-development/ https://www.263chat.com/zim-needs-to-invest-in-infrastructure-development/#respond Fri, 24 May 2019 08:05:55 +0000 https://www.263chat.com/?p=48989

The Zimbabwe Business community joined other business experts from the entire continent at the Business Dialogue discussion that was held in the capital recently. The Business Dialogue was meant to discuss the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA). Financial experts from within the continent gathered to discuss as well as sharing ideas on how […]

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