Monica Mutsvangwa

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Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government through the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) continues to give access to electricity in rural areas as well as renewable energy,” External link

herald Thursday, August 11, 2022 2:47:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Genesis Energy ) : “Cabinet considered an update on the partial privatisation of Petrotrade as presented by the Minister of Energy and Power Development, Honourable Zhemu Soda,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, August 9, 2022 6:30:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “My ministry is ensuring that community radio stations are established in most border areas so that people stay well informed and abreast with information,” External link

herald Friday, August 5, 2022 3:38:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This is what we basically need in this country. We need peace, we need stability so that we can develop the economy of this country and this is what the UN and all the agencies in this country are working together with Government to achieve. As a Ministry, we are grateful that we will be working together on these issues especially when it comes to communication to make sure we don’t leave anybody behind and neither do we leave any place behind,” External link

herald Friday, August 5, 2022 3:38:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The overall number of new COVID-19 cases continued to decrease, with 112 cases having been recorded, compared to the 133 recorded the previous week, marking a 16% decline,” “Cabinet reports that a total of 17 new admissions were recorded during the week compared to 13 the previous week. No patients were admitted in the intensive care unit. This indicates that the COVID-19 pandemic remains under control” External link

newsday Thursday, August 4, 2022 1:15:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet received reports on progress made in the implementation of priority projects for the 2nd 100-Day Cycle of 2022, as presented by the Ministers of Industry and Commerce; Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry; Foreign Affairs and International Trade; Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Development; and Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services. 50 ICT School-Labs have been established to date in all provinces, establishment of 10 Public Finance Management Systems Kiosks in all the provinces is now complete. Under Smart Health connectivity, 140 health institutions have been connected in all the provinces, 400 schools from all the provinces were connected to the internet," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 3, 2022 9:16:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Long Term ) : "On deployment of 5G base stations, in Harare, Bulawayo, Victoria Falls, Gweru and Chitungwiza, Cabinet reports that 22 5G sites were deployed, 19 sites are now solar powered and 57 sites were deployed to support tele-working as well as the SME Sector. Expansion of Long Term Evolution (LTE) network at 60 base stations was completed and was officially launched and establishment of Data Centres in Bulawayo province were completed and officially launched," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 3, 2022 9:16:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The (AU) Executive Council took note of the interest by Zimbabwe to present its candidature as a non-permanent member in the United Nations Security Council for the period 2027-2028 and deferred endorsement of the offer to the next session of the Executive Council," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 3, 2022 9:16:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Zimbabwe expressed its interest to host the regional centre of regulatory excellence for the Southern Region, given that our country's regulatory authority, the Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe, is accredited and pre-qualified by the World Health Organisation as a regional centre of excellence," "The Executive Council also approved the amendments to the statute for the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa-CDC) meant to elevate it to an autonomous continental health agency capable of rapidly and effectively responding to future health emergencies" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 3, 2022 9:16:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The meeting noted that overally the security and political situation in the region remained stable," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 3, 2022 9:16:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The meeting also noted the importance of involving women in peace and security matters as they are affected the most by war and conflict," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 3, 2022 9:16:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The Minister of Industry and Commerce Honourable Sekai Nzenza reported that the following has been recorded on projects under her purview; funding of US$2,5 million for the expansion of the magnetite production at Dorowa Minerals, Buhera has been secured. This would increase capacity of the plant,” External link

herald Wednesday, August 3, 2022 2:40:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Clearly the Sivio Institute has blinkers of ideological bias," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 2, 2022 8:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Clearly the Sivio Institute has blinkers of ideological bias,” External link

newsday Tuesday, August 2, 2022 1:47:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This is a milestone achievement, we are happy to see this home-grown engineering, we are seeing our Zimbabwean brains, Zimbabwean resources being used, we are very proud. As a province we are very grateful to the Second Republic for its visionary leadership which is finding us all getting to this stage,” External link

herald Thursday, July 28, 2022 2:57:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The Twasumbuka Community Radio Studio Equipment in Binga, Matabeleland North, is 20 percent complete with preliminary feasibility works having been completed,” External link

herald Wednesday, July 27, 2022 1:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “As at July 20 2022, tobacco merchants had exported a total of 84 227 566 kilogrammes of tobacco valued at US$398 595 501, compared to 73 238 993 kilogrammes exported during the same period last year, with a value of US$ 286 312 965” External link

herald Wednesday, July 27, 2022 1:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “During the week under review, Mozambique experienced three cases of polio outbreak in Tete province. Although it has not been reported in Zimbabwe, four districts in Mashonaland East (province) share the border with Tete province. Thus, Zimbabwe will have a synchronised vaccination programme in the region,” External link

newsday Wednesday, July 27, 2022 1:22:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Exim Bank ) : "In the meantime, global capital has since ceased to be a preserve of the mean-spirited cartels of Western finance capitals," "I had the pleasure of holding exciting discussions with Exim Bank India. What a far cry it was to interact without suffocating strictures and desultory lessons that are the bane of Western financial institutions. These official commercial banks are also clearing pathways for even more abundant entrepreneurship of India's growing private capital" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 21, 2022 9:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Therefore, this Conclave is an exciting opportunity to bypass and leapfrog the capital heavy legacy investment with more nimble solutions that draw billions into the global economy at much lower cost,” External link

herald Wednesday, July 20, 2022 12:37:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The National Youth Service is voluntary. Graduates of the National Youth Service Programme will get first priority into Higher Institutions of learning, teaching, nursing, the army and in the civil service in general," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:37:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Contract floors outside Harare account for 35% of the total tobacco sold. Auction sales will close on 20 July 2022, following which mop-up sales will be conducted while contract sales will continue until all the tobacco has been sold," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:35:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This ensures that prejudiced members of insurance policies and pension funds get reasonable benefits, while simultaneously maintaining stability and confidence in the industry,” External link

herald Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Approval represents a milestone following a protracted process which involved extensive consultation and rigorous analysis,” External link

herald Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “The Bill will introduce a new system under which prospecting licences will be called ‘exclusive prospecting licences’ that will restrict each licensee to prospect within a single defined area. The actual pegging and other acts of demarcation on the ground and on a map can only be done by a staking agent on behalf of the prospector, unless the prospector is also registered as a staking agent,” “A prospecting licensee will not be allowed to remove minerals from the land on which they are found, except for purposes of assaying. This clause is the first of many relating to the manner of resolving disputes between prospectors and miners on the one hand, and farmers and other landholders on the other. It sets the pattern for other clauses addressing farmer and miner disputes” External link

herald Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Let us remind each other that these radio stations are not meant to propagate hate speech. Remember there are laws that govern the content and operations of what comes out on air. Therefore, we need these radio stations to promote development and enhance our disaster preparedness mechanisms rather than promote hate and division among us,” External link

herald Saturday, July 9, 2022 4:44:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The fundamentals of the economy are in the right place, the issue of the gold coins is a clear plan to move the economy forward," "The issue of the introduction of gold coins is meant to provide a store of value and strengthen our local currency and minimise the volatilities of the exchange rate. I think it will be better for the Minister of Finance to come with a paper in this august House to talk with detail to the last point" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 8, 2022 11:54:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Regarding the national vaccination programme, cabinet wishes to inform the nation that, as at July 4, 2022, a total of 6 313 389 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine had been administered, while 4 661 854 people had received their second dose, and 893 978 their third dose. This translates to a national coverage of 56,1%, compared to the 55,9% recorded the previous week. Given the large gap between the first and second doses administered, those who have taken their first dose should go for their second dose” External link

newsday Thursday, July 7, 2022 1:28:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The net-metering system is also being implemented. Domestic consumers with solar panels on their rooftops which are connected to the national grid, can sell any excess power they generate to the national grid,” External link

herald Wednesday, July 6, 2022 1:32:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Accordingly, the whole production, supply, distribution and retailing framework of electrical power is being reviewed to take into account these positive developments in the economy,” External link

herald Wednesday, July 6, 2022 1:32:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet noted with pleasure that there is an increase in economic activities, especially agriculture, the mining sector as well as the manufacturing sector. Consumers who use above a certain threshold will be charged higher tariffs” External link

newsday Wednesday, July 6, 2022 1:23:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This is an amazing building which has been made possible by a grant from the People’s Republic of China which shows the deep relations between the two countries,” External link

herald Friday, July 1, 2022 3:04:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “There’s a lot of work which has been done and it is sad for anyone to close their eyes and not see the work which is on the ground,” External link

herald Friday, July 1, 2022 3:04:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We now have female Editors and general managers of newspapers unlike before. We also have a female CEO and several female directors at ZBC,” External link

herald Saturday, June 25, 2022 2:08:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Amendment Bill ) : "The definition of the Bill will also include the definition of forced labour or service exploitation in relation to the crime of human trafficking, such as all forms of slavery or practice similar to slavery, sexual exploitation, prostitution, child and adult pornography, debt bondage, servitude, forced labour and services, child labour, unlawful removal of body organs, forced marriage and impregnation of a female person against her will for the purpose of selling her child when the child is born," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 23, 2022 9:12:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “The definition of the Bill will also include the definition of forced labour or service exploitation in relation to the crime of human trafficking, such as all forms of slavery or practice similar to slavery, sexual exploitation, prostitution, child and adult pornography, debt bondage, servitude, forced labour and services, child labour, unlawful removal of body organs, forced marriage and impregnation of a female person against her will for the purpose of selling her child when the child is born,” External link

newsday Thursday, June 23, 2022 1:03:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The President is creating an environment in which everyone is empowered, but we can only enjoy this environment if everyone, including our young women, know the values of such an environment,” “The YW4ED has a mission to unite young women through inclusion in all sectoral projects. It welcomes every girl and young woman regardless of their parents’ political affiliation because it is inclusive” External link

herald Monday, May 30, 2022 1:46:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “I wish to convey my heartfelt condolences to the Guranungo family on the sad passing on of Ms Millicent Dengwani, deputy director in the International Communication Services Directorate. Ms Dengwani passed on this morning, May 27 2022. She has been unwell for some time” External link

herald Saturday, May 28, 2022 3:35:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “She was instrumental in the development of background papers on bilateral and multilateral issues, most recently on Zimbabwe and Botswana,” External link

herald Saturday, May 28, 2022 3:35:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services ministry further expresses unreserved gratitude to the AU and Sadc for initiating the now widely embraced 25th October Anti-Sanctions Resolution," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 25, 2022 9:20:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The intention is to maintain at least a 30-day stock cover, which, at the current consumption levels, translates to 150 million litres. This fuel would be released onto the market to plug supply gaps or to stabilize prices,” External link

herald Tuesday, May 24, 2022 1:40:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “After completing Ordinary Level at Fatima High School in 2008, young Vusumuzi attended Masmore College in 2009 and graduated with a Certificate in International Computer Driver’s Licence. He later on attained a Diploma in ICT (Information Communication Technology) at Boston City College in South Africa in the year 2012,” “He became a board member of the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe in 2019 and served diligently. May work colleagues, friends and the Khumalo family be comforted and take solace as we mourn with them on the untimely departure of a workmate, friend and brother. Chief Mabhikwa will always be remembered” External link

newsday Monday, May 23, 2022 9:53:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “President Mnangagwa said he would like to be remembered as a reformist. A reformist who changes people’s lives, who makes sure he won’t leave anyone behind or any place behind,” “This is in line with this bold pragmatic pronouncement that we are witnessing here today. We are excited. It is a day to be very excited, we are witnesses the sincerity of that bold move which the President took when he took over in this New Dispensation, which we refer to as the Second Republic,” External link

herald Saturday, May 21, 2022 2:13:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Sputnik (a vaccine made in Russia) was availed to us and they continue to support us despite them going through the turmoil they are in and we also deliberated on the mass media exchange programmes, how it is imperative for us to exchange on media content,” “We want our journalists to be able to go to Russia and see how the media there operates and we also have Russian journalists coming in to see how Zimbabwe operates” External link

herald Friday, May 20, 2022 2:49:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “President Mnangagwa said he would like to be remembered as a reformist. A reformist who changes people’s lives, who makes sure he won’t leave anyone behind or any place behind,” “This is in line with this bold pragmatic pronouncement that we are witnessing here today. We are excited. It is a day to be very excited, we are witnesses to the sincerity of that bold move which the President took when he took over in this New Dispensation, which we refer to as the Second Republic,” External link

herald Friday, May 20, 2022 2:49:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This is why as Government we made the decision to have these consultative processes as we realign our laws to the Constitution. It is my hope that we will all work together during this process and come up with a law that speaks to the needs of the Zimbabwe media sector and its practitioners as well as our vision as a nation ensuring that we leave no one and no place behind as we march towards Vision 2030,” External link

herald Thursday, May 19, 2022 2:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (AIPPA) was repealed and in its place was enacted, the Freedom of Information Act and the Zimbabwe Media Commission Act , in an effort to realise freedom of expression. We are also working on the Media Practitioners Bill which will focus on co-regulation in the sector,” External link

herald Thursday, May 19, 2022 2:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Government has, therefore, increased efforts to improve the strategic fuel reserve, with US$40 million worth of fuel having been procured in the last six months," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 18, 2022 8:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The overall number of new cases increased during the week, with 910 cases recorded, compared to 361 the previous week. An average of 130 new cases were reported per day, compared to 52 the previous week. A total of 49 new admissions were recorded compared to 42 the previous week, with eight patients admitted to the intensive care unit," "The nation is further being informed that 14 new COVID-19 cases were detected through the school surveillance system. This brings the number of cases recorded since the beginning of the second term on May 3, 2022 to 66. The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education continues to provide the requisite facilitation for the on-going COVID-19 vaccination blitz campaign in schools" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 18, 2022 8:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government has, therefore, increased efforts to improve the strategic fuel reserve, with US$40 million worth of fuel having been procured in the last six months,” External link

herald Wednesday, May 18, 2022 2:34:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The overall number of new cases increased during the week, with 910 cases recorded, compared to 361 the previous week. An average of 130 new cases were reported per day, compared to 52 the previous week. A total of 49 new admissions were recorded compared to 42 the previous week, with eight patients admitted to the intensive care unit,” “The nation is further being informed that 14 new COVID-19 cases were detected through the school surveillance system. This brings the number of cases recorded since the beginning of the second term on May 3, 2022 to 66. The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education continues to provide the requisite facilitation for the on-going COVID-19 vaccination blitz campaign in schools” External link

newsday Wednesday, May 18, 2022 1:32:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Government is in the process of coming up with relevant regulations to enable liberalisation of the public transport sector. These will include the licensing of operators on any given route. The regulations will go a long way in alleviating the plight of urban commuters. Government takes this opportunity to assure citizens that it has the travelling public interests at heart, and will expend all efforts to ensure that the situation is expeditiously ameliorated. The nation will be kept abreast of developments on this matter," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, May 16, 2022 8:34:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Here in Zimbabwe, with the little that we have from domestic resources, we have managed to build back better. At times, we fail to appreciate what we have, but if you look closely, you will realise that we have done so much to better our lives especially after experiencing disasters such as Cyclone Idai,” External link

herald Friday, May 13, 2022 2:53:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The reopening of schools and the onset of winter is usually associated with a rise in new cases," External link

BBCMonitoring Wednesday, May 11, 2022 10:01:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet notes that the fertiliser production sector plays a critical role in ensuring successful agricultural production which is the bedrock of our economy,” “Government is thus looking at ways of recapitalising the sector, including through listing on the stock exchange in order to attract suitable investors” External link

herald Wednesday, May 11, 2022 3:24:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Province ) : “Cabinet would like to highlight that Dinson Iron and Steel Company is setting up a greenfield integrated iron and steel plant, alongside mining of iron in the Chivhu District of Mashonaland East Province and Chirumanzu District of the Midlands Province,” External link

herald Wednesday, May 11, 2022 1:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “There is need to closely monitor the situation in schools before allowing the resumption of sporting activities in these institutions. The reopening of schools and the onset of winter is usually associated with a rise in new cases” External link

newsday Wednesday, May 11, 2022 1:30:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "As we go forward, there is a lot of work to be done so we need to put our heads together and remain steadfast as women, doing tangible work," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, May 10, 2022 10:28:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government wishes to inform the nation that the 2021/22 agricultural season was characterised by the late start of the rains which were received in the last week of December 2021. Rainfall distribution was poor in both space and time. This late onset of the rains caused late plantings, which were later affected by the prolonged dry spell,” “Some farmers were also forced to make several re-plantings as a result of poor crop establishment and the false start to the season. Late rains were received in April 2022, and the impact of these late rains has not yet been captured. The rains came at a time when the majority of the early planted crops had been affected by the dry spell” External link

zimeye Thursday, May 5, 2022 9:04:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This is attributable to the successful implementation of the Presidential Dipping Programme which is being complemented by the Tick Blitz exercise which continues to have a positive knock on tick-borne disease. The national beef cattle herd increased from 5 478 648 cattle in the previous season to 5 509 983 this season, and the national average cattle mortality rate decreased from 11 percent in 2020 to 9 percent in 2021,” “Water for livestock is adequate across the country though it is anticipated that challenges may be encountered as the season progresses. The worst hit areas being Chiredzi, Gutu, Zvimba, Chegutu, and Mhondoro-Ngezi. In order to contain tick borne diseases, cattle were being dipped three to four times per month” External link

zimeye Thursday, May 5, 2022 9:04:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Monica Mutsvangwa ) : "The Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Honourable Monica Mutsvangwa, outlined the progress made on four on-going projects and four new projects in her sector as follows: the four on-going projects are: Nyangani Community Radio Station, Nyanga, Manicaland; Radio Zimbabwe Studios, Mbare, Harare; National University of Science and Technology Campus Radio, Bulawayo; and Lupane State University Campus Radio Station. These projects are now complete and ready for launch," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 5, 2022 9:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "This area does not have any existing infrastructure and mobile networks. The Tower will house a community broadcasting transmitter, while mobile network services can be deployed on that Tower thereby improving access to information by these communities," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 5, 2022 9:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The outcome of this project will be increased participation by grassroots Nyanga communities in local and national affairs as well as enhancing diversity and pluralism in radio broadcasting. The community radio station will cater for the Chihwesa speaking communities in Nyanga," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 5, 2022 9:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "A total of $98,8 billion had been collected by end of February 2022 against a target of $89,6 billion under the Resource Mobilisation Project. A total of $165,4 billion in taxes and non-tax revenue is earmarked for collection by end of the first quarter of 2022, that a total of $71,2 billion had been disbursed towards employment costs, against a target of $75,03 billion," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 5, 2022 9:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The millers and stock feed manufacturers, on the other hand, are urged to use their free funds to import the bulk of the 300 000 tonnes of grain in order to meet their requirements,” External link

herald Thursday, May 5, 2022 2:47:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Monica Mutsvangwa ) : “The Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Honourable Monica Mutsvangwa, outlined the progress made on four on-going projects and four new projects in her sector as follows: the four on-going projects are: Nyangani Community Radio Station, Nyanga, Manicaland; Radio Zimbabwe Studios, Mbare, Harare; National University of Science and Technology Campus Radio, Bulawayo; and Lupane State University Campus Radio Station. These projects are now complete and ready for launch,” External link

herald Thursday, May 5, 2022 2:47:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This area does not have any existing infrastructure and mobile networks. The Tower will house a community broadcasting transmitter, while mobile network services can be deployed on that Tower thereby improving access to information by these communities,” External link

herald Thursday, May 5, 2022 2:47:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The outcome of this project will be increased participation by grassroots Nyanga communities in local and national affairs as well as enhancing diversity and pluralism in radio broadcasting. The community radio station will cater for the Chihwesa speaking communities in Nyanga,” External link

herald Thursday, May 5, 2022 2:47:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Zimbabwe respects the sovereign decisions made by all independent States. When it comes to regional security issues Zimbabwe is guided by collective decisions made by member States” External link

newsday Wednesday, May 4, 2022 1:03:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "They should be very proud of who they are; we have been watching movies from Nigeria and some content on Facebook, but we are saying we can create our own content," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 28, 2022 11:26:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Amendment Bill ) : "The definition of the Bill will also include the definition of forced labour or service exploitation in relation to the crime of human trafficking, such as all forms of slavery or practice similar to slavery, sexual exploitation, prostitution, child and adult pornography, debt bondage, servitude, forced labour and services, child labour, unlawful removal of body organs, forced marriage, impregnation of a female person against her will for the purpose of selling her child when the child is born," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 28, 2022 11:26:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “They should be very proud of who they are; we have been watching movies from Nigeria and some content on Facebook, but we are saying we can create our own content,” External link

herald Thursday, April 28, 2022 3:27:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "I call upon women to go out there and garner support for the ruling party right from the grassroots level," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 18, 2022 12:51:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The nation is being advised to remain vigilant as winter is fast approaching and the country readies for the Easter and Independence holidays. Accordingly, all citizens are urged to continue adhering to the laid down World Health Organisation (WHO) protocols at all times" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 15, 2022 6:15:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Cabinet Committee ) : "This is the beginning of devolution and decentralisation in the spirit of inclusiveness, devolution and decentralisation. This is the second time that the Cabinet Committee is meeting right here in Bulawayo to go through all the preparations. We want to make sure that we don't leave any stone unturned in our quest ot make these celebrations a big success," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, April 9, 2022 11:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Issues of women empowerment are not just human rights issues, they are key for the economic development of any nation. As women, you need to find the right mentors and advisors, and know who you are and where you are coming from so that you can chart the right way forward,” External link

herald Tuesday, April 5, 2022 2:20:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "There is fair media coverage in this country, we make sure that we deal with dis-information, fake news by constantly feeding the Zimbabwean people with the rightful narrative," External link

allafrica Saturday, April 2, 2022 8:46:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “There is fair media coverage in this country, we make sure that we deal with dis-information, fake news by constantly feeding the Zimbabwean people with the rightful narrative,” External link

herald Thursday, March 31, 2022 3:30:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “On marketing of grain, the nation is advised that cumulative grain intake is 1 307 711 metric tonnes, comprising 987 394 metric tonnes of maize, 208 509 metric tonnes of wheat, 99 695 metric tonnes of traditional grains and 12 113 metric tonnes of soyabeans,” “Most of the grain delivered to the GMB was paid for. It is noted that due to the erratic rains, some areas are experiencing food deficiency. Therefore, the government will increase welfare stocks allocation. Cabinet assures the nation that there are sufficient maize stocks to feed the nation and cater for those who are food insecure” External link

newsday Thursday, March 31, 2022 1:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The National Vaccination Blitz saw 481 005 doses being administered between March 21 and 25, 2022," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, March 30, 2022 10:05:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "There were no admissions to the intensive care unit," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, March 30, 2022 10:05:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet has resolved that returning residents and visitors are no longer required to present a negative PCR certificate on arrival at ports of entry,” “Only a valid vaccination certificate showing that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with any one of the World Health Organisation (WHO) approved vaccines will suffice. This is in recognition of the declining COVID-19 new cases, most of which are now very mild or have no symptoms and increasing vaccination coverage. A negative PCR certificate will only be a requirement if the returning resident or visitor is not fully vaccinated. Government wishes to remind all citizens that COVID-19 is still with us and is, therefore, appealing to all Zimbabweans to continue adhering to laid down World Health Organisation (WHO) protocols at all times” External link

newsday Wednesday, March 30, 2022 1:37:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This includes focusing on restorative justice through rehabilitation rather than incarceration of offenders. The Prisons and Correctional Services Act will ensure that the prison system caters for the needs of the vulnerable groups such as pregnant women, juvenile offenders as well as persons with disabilities and other special categories in society that have special needs,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, March 23, 2022 4:19:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Cabinet Committee ) : “Cabinet reports that the purpose of the Bill is to provide for the establishment of an office that caters for the protection and placement of witnesses under temporary, interim and permanent protection. The Bill seeks to regulate the powers, functions and duties of the office,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, March 23, 2022 4:19:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The number of people in need of hospitalisation for Covid-19 continues to decrease, with the country’s bed occupancy rate declining to 2.3 percent during the week under review from 3.0 percent the previous. week. There were no admissions to the intensive care unit,” External link

herald Wednesday, March 23, 2022 1:54:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Paradoxically, it has marshalled inner resilience, giving issue to new sinews of economic growth that is now the pride of friends as it is also the envy of ill-wishers,” External link

herald Tuesday, March 22, 2022 3:34:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen,” External link

herald Tuesday, March 22, 2022 3:34:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We look forward to complete the digitalisation program and I am happy that after our Media Day, we have really generated a lot of interest. Investors are now calling us and this is one of the meetings we have just concluded,” External link

herald Tuesday, March 15, 2022 4:02:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Government is facing challenges of mutual legal assistance from countries like Oman which do not co-operate in trafficking investigations. The victims will be complaining that they are being abused, but the law enforcement agents in Oman would indicate that the victim is not willing to be repatriated to Zimbabwe," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, March 15, 2022 10:01:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government is facing challenges of mutual legal assistance from countries like Oman which do not co-operate in trafficking investigations. The victims will be complaining that they are being abused, but the law enforcement agents in Oman would indicate that the victim is not willing to be repatriated to Zimbabwe,” External link

newsday Tuesday, March 15, 2022 1:24:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Zimbabwe’s ‘Vision 2030’ envisages uplifting the country’s 15 million people into a middle and upper middle-income population by 2030. This will be a gamechanger and the plans to build a $US1 billion media industry will contribute to realise that vision," External link

wam-en Sunday, March 13, 2022 1:06:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "There are many win-win opportunities between both countries," External link

wam-en Sunday, March 13, 2022 1:06:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “So we have opened up the airwaves for more broadcasting players to come into the sector and break the decades-long monopoly of the State broadcaster, the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC), and essentially we have been able to revolutionise the media sector,” External link

herald Sunday, March 13, 2022 8:47:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “There are opportunities in the print media anchored on newsprint. At the moment, our media houses import all the newsprint and we see this an area investors can take advantage of,” External link

herald Sunday, March 13, 2022 8:47:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We hope to have direct investment and/ or possible joint ventures,” External link

herald Sunday, March 13, 2022 8:47:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet wishes to advise the nation that overally, the first round crop and livestock survey confirmed that climate change is upon us and affecting agricultural production. The nation is being assured that every effort is being made to ensure that no Zimbabwean will die of hunger. Adequate stocks of cereals are available for all needy families” External link

newsday Saturday, March 12, 2022 1:29:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The Ministry also managed to repeal the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (AIPPA) and replaced it with the friendly Freedom of Information Act,” External link

herald Friday, March 11, 2022 6:04:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It brings joy to us to be able to give a voice to the marginalised and previously left out communities. The aim of all the above-mentioned efforts is to make sure that we give voices to everyone in our country and to make sure that we leave no one and no place behind,” External link

herald Friday, March 11, 2022 6:04:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “All these activities and opportunities, which have been taking place here at the Expo 2020 Dubai for the last six months tell a story of our Zimbabweans at work and also as they carve their rightful place as citizens of the world,” External link

herald Friday, March 11, 2022 3:14:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "During the week under review, the number of people in need of hospitalisation for COVID-19 increased and the bed occupancy rate increased from 2% last week to 3,2% this week," "A total of 81 new admissions were recorded during the week compared to 51 which occurred last week. No patient was admitted to the intensive care unit," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, March 9, 2022 11:20:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “During the week under review, the number of people in need of hospitalisation for COVID-19 increased and the bed occupancy rate increased from 2% last week to 3,2% this week,” “A total of 81 new admissions were recorded during the week compared to 51 which occurred last week. No patient was admitted to the intensive care unit,” External link

newsday Wednesday, March 9, 2022 1:35:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We need to project the Zimbabwe is Open for Business mindset to our people and international investors,” “Since the ZITF gets extensively covered by both local and international media, it will also get to be livestreamed by different content creators as well. We want a great narrative to come out of the event. ZITF should be a messaging chance for brand Zimbabwe” External link

herald Tuesday, March 8, 2022 12:14:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Strategy ) : "The Second Republic has been unrelenting in advancing in practical, tangible ways the principle that no one and no place should be left behind. Content creators in Bulawayo are no exception to this rule and thus we will not leave you behind," "You are indeed part and parcel of our development agenda as we, through National Development Strategy 1 and 2, build our country brick by brick, stone upon stone" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 7, 2022 9:13:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "I am also inviting you to partner my ministry to mobilise the critical mass of our population to aid the drive towards the realisation of Vision 2030 and the short to medium term targets set in NDS1. To build our economy we need a meaningful call to action," "I know that through the magic of comedy and skits, and well-structured content tailored to specific audiences, you can persuade people who disagree with you or even hate you, to smile and listen. In this digital age people can have the chance to share your content via WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok and this makes your products not only memorable but reach wider audiences" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 7, 2022 9:13:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "In that sense, February has been an epoch-making month for the media industry, as it marks a turn in real terms, towards a truly liberal media landscape. We have begun to reap the fruits of the media landscape reform agenda, which is part of the greater reform trajectory taken by the Second Republic since assuming office," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 7, 2022 9:13:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "I am saying this to give you the assurance that when we move as a ministry, our objective is to secure tangible and positive results, not platitudes. As many of you know, I am also very passionate about women empowerment," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 7, 2022 9:13:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "I want to see content that reflects a Bulawayo as defined by women, a Bulawayo as viewed through the lenses of your individual and collective experiences as women. In doing so, you would have succeeded in bringing to the fore hidden but precious voices that have been suppressed for far too long. You have my full and undivided support," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 7, 2022 9:13:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Strategy ) : “The Second Republic has been unrelenting in advancing in practical, tangible ways the principle that no one and no place should be left behind. Content creators in Bulawayo are no exception to this rule and thus we will not leave you behind,” “You are indeed part and parcel of our development agenda as we, through National Development Strategy 1 and 2, build our country brick by brick, stone upon stone” External link

herald Monday, March 7, 2022 3:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “I am also inviting you to partner my ministry to mobilise the critical mass of our population to aid the drive towards the realisation of Vision 2030 and the short to medium term targets set in NDS1. To build our economy we need a meaningful call to action,” “I know that through the magic of comedy and skits, and well-structured content tailored to specific audiences, you can persuade people who disagree with you or even hate you, to smile and listen. In this digital age people can have the chance to share your content via WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok and this makes your products not only memorable, but reach wider audiences” External link

herald Monday, March 7, 2022 3:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We have begun to reap the fruits of the media landscape reform agenda, which is part of the greater reform trajectory taken by the Second Republic since assuming office,” External link

herald Monday, March 7, 2022 3:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “I am saying this to give you the assurance that when we move as a ministry, our objective is to secure tangible and positive results, not platitudes. As many of you know, I am also very passionate about women empowerment,” External link

herald Monday, March 7, 2022 3:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “I want to see content that reflects a Bulawayo as defined by women, a Bulawayo as viewed through the lenses of your individual and collective experiences as women. In doing so, you would have succeeded in bringing to the fore hidden, but precious voices that have been suppressed for far too long. You have my full and undivided support,” External link

herald Monday, March 7, 2022 3:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "We have a leader in Mnangagwa, who saw it all since independence and now that he is in control, he is busy redressing some of the things that were wrongly done by the previous administration," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, March 5, 2022 1:09:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Let us not let our anger get the better of us. Protest votes will not get us anywhere," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, March 5, 2022 1:09:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The amendments will seek, among other provisions, to provide for consultation with the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission and local authorities before the exercise of powers by the President or Minister responsible, the membership of Councils, devolution of Governmental powers and responsibilities, qualifications of councillors, assumption of office by councillors, the suspension and removal of Councillors from Office, the procedures and appointment of an Independent Tribunal, and the incorporation of Junior Councillors in development programmes under local authorities," "The amendments will also provide for the opening of a Devolution Account, into which revenue from the fiscus will be deposited for the provision of basic services, namely educational and health facilities, water, roads, and electricity within areas under the jurisdiction of the local authorities. Cabinet approved the principles, which are a result of widespread consultations with stakeholders" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, March 2, 2022 9:12:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "In view of the opening up of the economy and the need to enhance service delivery to citizens, Cabinet also resolved that, going forward, the entire civil service should revert to normal working hours, that is 7:45am to 4:45pm" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, March 2, 2022 9:12:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet was also informed that Government and civil service representatives negotiated and agreed on improved conditions of service for civil servants," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, March 2, 2022 9:12:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The nation is also being advised that preparations are underway for the planned national vaccination blitz. The blitz will include the 12 to 15-year age group, in line with the recent Cabinet directive," "Accordingly, all ministries will provide maximum support to the blitz with a view to protecting communities against the severe impact of a potential 5th wave and as such, Cabinet would like to encourage all citizens who have not yet been vaccinated to go and get vaccinated since we are not yet out of the woods" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, March 2, 2022 9:12:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In view of the opening up of the economy and the need to enhance service delivery to citizens, Cabinet also resolved that, going forward, the entire civil service should revert to normal working hours, that is 7:45am to 4:45pm” External link

herald Wednesday, March 2, 2022 5:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet was also informed that Government and civil service representatives negotiated and agreed on improved conditions of service for civil servants,” External link

herald Wednesday, March 2, 2022 5:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The nation is also being advised that preparations are underway for the planned national vaccination blitz. The blitz will include the 12 to 15-year age group, in line with the recent Cabinet directive,” “Accordingly, all ministries will provide maximum support to the blitz with a view to protecting communities against the severe impact of a potential 5th wave and as such, Cabinet would like to encourage all citizens who have not yet been vaccinated to go and get vaccinated since we are not yet out of the woods” External link

herald Wednesday, March 2, 2022 5:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “By dint of the personal rapport between President Mnangagwa and President Masisi, we are now bossom friends. The two have smoothened all wrinkles including those inherited from our shared colonial past” External link

herald Saturday, February 26, 2022 3:14:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The licensing of six private television stations and other broadcasting offerings over the past few years is ample testimony that the Second Republic, under the astute leadership of His Excellency President ED Mnangagwa, fully embraces the private media,” External link

herald Saturday, February 26, 2022 3:14:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The sites are expected to avail 324 blocks of flats yielding a cumulative 5,184 units for emergency settlements. The total cost required for construction of flats up to 2023 amounts to U.S. $377 million," External link

voanews Tuesday, February 22, 2022 7:46:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The sites are expected to avail 324 blocks of flats yielding a cumulative 5,184 units for emergency settlements. The total cost required for construction of flats up to 2023 amounts to U.S. $377 million," External link

voanews Tuesday, February 22, 2022 2:16:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “On the option of buying out land owners through offer of compensation, with beneficiaries being asked to contribute to the reimbursement of the land value to Government, negotiations with the owner of Whitecliffe Farm were initiated, and a compensation amount of ZW$4,476 billion was submitted to Treasury,” “The funding is yet to be availed, and deliberations on the modalities of the compensation are ongoing. Pertaining to the allocation of alternative land to affected owners, negotiations have been initiated with the owners of Stoneridge and Ordar Farms” External link

herald Friday, February 18, 2022 12:00:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The Government is encouraging local authorities to open up similar projects in other cities and towns as a way to ensure environmentally-friendly management of waste in the country," External link

allafrica Friday, February 18, 2022 3:30:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Government takes great exception to some influential and government officials who are also involved in illegal mining activities. These should desist from such activities forthwith. Government would take stern action against all those involved" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, February 17, 2022 8:49:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The Gold Centres provide machinery and transport to the miners, while the artisanal miners on the other hand, are expected to provide sufficient feed stock to the centres. The artisanal miners are also expected to benefit through higher returns from the processing of the feed ore they supply to the centres," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, February 17, 2022 8:49:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Concerning cotton, the cabinet wishes to advise the public that the delayed payment of farmers and late onset of the rains affected the total area that was put to seed cotton,” “A total of 367 945ha was put under seed cotton compared to the 380 127ha in the 2020/21 season. In a bid to increase shareholding in the Cotton Company of Zimbabwe, the government has engaged consultants” External link

newsday Wednesday, February 16, 2022 7:09:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Cabinet Committee ) : "Cabinet reports that the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development has since released $1 billion from the 2022 Budget to ERRP2, and a further $500 million to DDF to facilitate response to some of the weather-related emergencies," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 16, 2022 9:40:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet noted with dismay the reported absenteeism by some teachers and Headmasters," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 16, 2022 9:40:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "In view of the continued decline in new cases and deaths coupled with a declining testing positivity rate that is indicating that the community transmission has gone down, all ports of entry be: reopened but ensuring that all the recommended Covid-19 prevention measures are adhered to. " External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 16, 2022 9:40:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Treasury will release adequate funds to support vaccine risk communication and community engagement campaigns as well as the updated provincial vaccine strategies and micro-plans that aim to ramp up vaccinations," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 16, 2022 9:40:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Treasury will release adequate funds to support vaccine risk communication and community engagement campaigns as well as the updated provincial vaccine strategies and micro-plans that aim to ramp up vaccinations,” External link

herald Wednesday, February 16, 2022 3:33:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet would like to commend those teachers who have continued to attend to their duties,” External link

herald Wednesday, February 16, 2022 3:33:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet considered and approved the Joint Venture Agreement for the design, build, operate and transfer for the Pomona waste management facility and waste-to-energy plant project between the City of Harare and Geogenix BV which was presented by the Minister of Local Government and Public Works, Hon July Moyo, as Chairman of the Ad Hoc Cabinet Committee,” External link

herald Wednesday, February 16, 2022 3:33:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Cabinet Committee ) : “Cabinet reports that the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development has since released $1 billion from the 2022 Budget to ERRP2, and a further $500 million to DDF to facilitate response to some of the weather-related emergencies,” External link

herald Wednesday, February 16, 2022 3:33:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We are ready to fly and the challenge is now on, for other community radio stations in other parts of the country that were licensed to also start operating now that we have the first one (Avuxeni FM) that has now gone on air” External link

herald Monday, February 14, 2022 3:16:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Your work must enable us to build resilience and project a positive outlook for our citizens even in the face of despair. That said, we also need to work together to enhance the commercial appeal of your products, so that our artists are properly remunerated for their efforts, especially in the mainstream media,” External link

herald Saturday, February 12, 2022 6:54:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This is the first time it has happened and shows that the Second Republic is people-centred and is goal-oriented. It is important that we are measured in what we do so the focus is now on service delivery,” External link

herald Friday, February 11, 2022 3:06:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "There is need to mobilise, convince and win the hearts of both unregistered and registered voters if we need to attain our 5 million votes goal," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 6, 2022 11:36:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The project will result in the National Oil Infrastructure Company of Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd and Coven Energy Ltd entering into a 50-50 public-private partnership. " External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 30, 2022 8:48:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "These awards come at a time when my Ministry last year licensed several community radio stations and newspapers as we listened to growing concerns of the media industry to open up the media space. " External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 30, 2022 11:54:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It is against this background that we want to appeal to you, ladies and gentlemen, to also desist from facilitating or promoting the commission of a crime. This highly unethical conduct kills your professionalism and batters the respect due to you as society begins to frown on you," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 30, 2022 11:54:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “My Ministry will strive to create a conducive investment and operating environment that will enable business growth and further investments in the media to benefit both the economy and our people. This is in line with the Second Republic’s thrust of liberalising the airwaves and being open for business,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, January 29, 2022 8:21:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “My Ministry will strive to create a conducive investment and operating environment that will enable business growth and further investments in the media to benefit both the economy and our people. This is in line with the Second Republic’s thrust of liberalising the airwaves and being open for business,” External link

herald Saturday, January 29, 2022 8:04:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The framing of sub-Saharan Africa in global media constantly depicts us in the mould of vulnerability, indigence and inane incapacity, thus justifying the need to intervene under dubious provisions such as the responsibility to protect that were used in the case of Libya, which by the way now lies in ruins," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, January 13, 2022 2:18:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "More licences have been granted to both television and radio operators, mostly private investors. This will enable fuller and intended use of the frequency spectrum in line with global technological advances" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, January 13, 2022 2:18:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “All government departments will stop face-to-face meetings. All remaining end-of-year planning and other such critical meetings shall be held virtually,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, December 22, 2021 12:16:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “All government departments will stop face-to-face meetings. All remaining end-of-year planning and other such critical meetings shall be held virtually,” External link

africanbusinessmagazine Tuesday, December 21, 2021 3:46:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We should write our own stories, rather than wait for outsiders to do it for us,” External link

herald Tuesday, December 21, 2021 3:15:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Judicial Services Commission ) : "Focus will be on smart policing, which involves the movement of dockets from the police to the court system, and finally the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS)," "In addition, the stations will have their bandwidth subscription for 12 months paid for in full. The initiative will also see the ZRP, local authorities and other security services being connected to the Smart Transport and Traffic Management System. This will enable easy identification and follow-up of traffic offenders and their sanctioning" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, December 16, 2021 1:19:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet invites the public to note that digitalisation of systems is targeted at eliminating corruption at the institutions through reduction of human interface as well as advancing the country's ease of doing business programme," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, December 16, 2021 1:19:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Judicial Services Commission ) : “Focus will be on smart policing, which involves the movement of dockets from the police to the court system, and finally the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS),” “In addition, the stations will have their bandwidth subscription for 12 months paid for in full. The initiative will also see the ZRP, local authorities and other security services being connected to the Smart Transport and Traffic Management System. This will enable easy identification and follow-up of traffic offenders and their sanctioning” External link

newsday Thursday, December 16, 2021 1:37:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet invites the public to note that digitalisation of systems is targeted at eliminating corruption at the institutions through reduction of human interface as well as advancing the country’s ease of doing business programme,” External link

newsday Thursday, December 16, 2021 1:37:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "this is a very good win-win situation" External link

sinacom-en Wednesday, December 15, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Prevention measures being implemented such as vaccination continue to contribute to the reduction in the severe impact of this virus," External link

sinacom-en Wednesday, December 15, 2021 7:00:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “All government departments will stop face to face meetings. All remaining end of year planning and other such critical meetings shall be held virtually. Communities at all levels are urged to remain vigilant and to continue adhering to COVID-19 prevention measures. COVID-19 lockdown measures have been extended by another two weeks,” External link

newsday Wednesday, December 15, 2021 1:27:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The private sector also acknowledged the Global Compensation Agreement and noted that this would go a long way in guaranteeing the real value for land. They recommended that going forward land should become a balance sheet item which people can borrow against, turning farming into a business in the truest sense," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, December 12, 2021 11:05:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet is concerned that there has been a sharp increase in the average total number of new cases reported per day during the past two weeks," "Therefore, the government will scale up vaccination and tighten up measures to curb the spread of the virus" External link

allafrica Sunday, December 12, 2021 7:51:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Government will be establishing vaccination sites at the main intra and inter-city bus termini to ensure that those not vaccinated, but wish to do so can have doses administered before they board the public transport," "Please note that there will be a time when people will not be allowed to board public transport without a valid vaccination card" External link

allafrica Sunday, December 12, 2021 7:51:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Please note that there will be a time when people will not be allowed to board public transport without a valid vaccination card,” External link

herald Wednesday, December 8, 2021 3:41:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The private sector also acknowledged the Global Compensation Agreement and noted that this would go a long way in guaranteeing the real value for land. They recommended that going forward land should become a balance sheet item which people can borrow against, turning farming into a business in the truest sense,” External link

herald Wednesday, December 8, 2021 3:41:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government will be establishing vaccination sites at main intra and intercity bus termini so as to ensure that those not vaccinated but wishing to do so can have the doses administered before boarding public transport,” “Time is coming when people will not be allowed to board public transport without a valid vaccination card” External link

newsday Wednesday, December 8, 2021 1:24:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet notes with concern that there has been a sharp increase in the average total number of new cases reported per day during the past two weeks,” External link

newsday Wednesday, December 8, 2021 1:24:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “I say this because without access to information that outlines national development strategies for all, communities cannot move in step with national objectives. No vision is attainable without the necessary buy-in of the majority of our citizens,” “I, therefore, expect that your thrust today will focus on servicing the rural areas, where the majority of our people reside, so that we completely eliminate areas without TV and radio signals” External link

herald Monday, December 6, 2021 10:56:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Ideas must be incubated to derive immediate value from the recently licensed free-to-air commercial television stations and the newly commissioned digital broadcasting platform,” “The Corporation must also unlock funding from public-private partnerships on investment platforms such as the ongoing Expo 2020 Dubai” External link

herald Monday, December 6, 2021 10:56:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The pilot entails the use of ICTs to facilitate the provision of clinical health care using real time two way communication between physicians and patients at remote rural centres,” External link

herald Wednesday, November 24, 2021 12:23:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Strategy ) : “The smart health system will be able to be opened to similar international health systems when there is need. Development work had already started and should be completed during the National Development Strategy 1 period,” External link

herald Wednesday, November 24, 2021 12:23:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It is pleasing to note that in actual numbers, the cumulative number of vaccines administered during the reporting week increased compared to last week,” External link

herald Wednesday, November 24, 2021 1:44:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The President highlighted that the Second Republic had introduced several interventions that have improved the lives of children, including among others the Women’s Bank, a Youth Empowerment Bank, and a desk for youth at every ministry,” “Government notes that this event was historical in that this is the first time ever that four Heads of State have come together to simultaneously engage the youth on their concerns” External link

herald Wednesday, November 24, 2021 1:44:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa says : “due to extensive damage on roads, some areas have been rendered inaccessible,” External link

theindependent Friday, November 19, 2021 8:10:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The number of COVID-19 cases in schools is declining. The number of people in need of hospitalization for COVID-19 also decreased, with no patients under intensive care. In general, therefore, this indicates that the national response measures instituted by government continue to pay off and that the pandemic is being brought under control,” External link

voanews Thursday, November 18, 2021 9:43:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The calendar of events lined up to 31 March 2022 can be obtained on the Expo 2020 Dubai website at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade,” External link

herald Thursday, November 18, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "On the procurement of vaccines, it is advised that 435 600 doses were received on 5 November 2021, bringing the cumulative number of vaccines received to date to 13,258 000 doses," "Government takes this opportunity to assure the nation that most of the country's vaccines still have some years to go before expiration" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 17, 2021 8:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "To cater for the increase in demand for both primary and secondary education and ensure that no child walks more than 5 km to school, the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education intends to build 3 000 new schools by 2025," "During implementation of the project, more secondary than primary boarding schools will be constructed in an endeavour to satisfy increased demand. Some existing day schools will be converted into boarding schools, while some low-cost boarding facilities will be constructed at existing schools as the need arises. The project will be implemented in phases next year starting with 144 model 21st century Government primary and secondary boarding schools spread across all the country's 10 provinces" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 17, 2021 8:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "More schools are needed to accommodate the projected increase to 5 657 412 for the school-going age group. The Covid-19 pandemic has also increased the demand for new schools and additional school infrastructure so as to decongest existing boarding schools," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 17, 2021 8:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Currently, there are 9 778 schools, with 6 798 primary and 2 980 being secondary schools, and a total enrolment of 4 659 993. Only 1,9 percent of the 6 798 primary schools are boarding schools, with only 35 of these being Government owned. Of the 2 980 secondary schools, only 10,6 percent are boarding schools and only 60 are owned by Government. The boarding secondary schools can only accommodate 24 000 learners, a mere 0,52 percent of the current enrolment," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 17, 2021 8:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The demand for education continues rising, with 37,3 percent of the country’s estimated total population being of school-going age. More schools are needed to accommodate the projected increase to 5 657 412 for the school-going age group,” External link

herald Wednesday, November 17, 2021 3:23:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa explained : “Some existing day schools will be converted into boarding schools, while some low-cost boarding facilities will be constructed at existing schools as the need arises,” External link

herald Wednesday, November 17, 2021 3:23:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We need to take up these powerful political positions and develop our country. Women have the expertise to come up with good policies, and they are very capable,” External link

newsday Monday, November 8, 2021 1:29:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We should continue to encourage our communities to continue wearing masks, washing of hands and other social distancing measures,” External link

herald Friday, November 5, 2021 3:54:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We don’t want journalists who just rely on speeches but investigative journalism is key,” External link

herald Thursday, November 4, 2021 4:40:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We have actually come up with a cyber-team that is constantly on social media to monitor what people send and receive since we cannot wish social media away,” “We are also appealing to the Zimbabweans and top government officials that whatever message they post on social media should be to build not to destroy the community” External link

newsday Thursday, November 4, 2021 1:31:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Constantino Chiwenga ) : “This indicates that the lockdown in public health measures currently in place are effective in controlling the transmission of the virus. In this regard, the level 2 national lockdown is hereby extended for another two weeks by the acting President of Zimbabwe, Constantino Chiwenga,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, November 3, 2021 2:16:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The last two weeks has seen a reduction in the number of cases of Covid-19 which has resulted in the country recording an average of 45 new cases per day and an average of one death per day,” “This indicates that the lockdown public health measures currently in place are effective in controlling the transmission of the virus” External link

herald Wednesday, November 3, 2021 3:54:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Globally and nationally, public health discussions have been ongoing regarding extending vaccination to children and other special groups such as pregnant and breastfeeding mothers,” “Based on the available scientific data in line with Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe guidance, the specialist paediatricians have recommended the vaccination of the 16 to 17 years-age group with the Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine” External link

herald Wednesday, November 3, 2021 3:54:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The Government of Zimbabwe, through the Ministry of Health and Child Care, is determined that Zimbabwe achieves herd immunity by the end of December 2021,” External link

herald Wednesday, November 3, 2021 3:54:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Journalism protection is critical. Journalism can never be a crime. Ending impunity for crimes against journalists is a job that stakeholders should do together” External link

newsday Wednesday, November 3, 2021 1:33:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : “Government has been encouraging media houses to have gender policies and safety mechanisms for female journalists, including against sexual harassment,” External link

herald Tuesday, November 2, 2021 5:07:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The budgetary allocation to the health sector has been increasing over the years, with the $54 billion allocated in the 2021 Budget, representing 13 percent of the national Budget. The mortality rate of those in the 15 to 49 year age group also continues to decline, having been recorded at 6,28 deaths per 1 000 females and 6,09 deaths per 1 000 males in 2019. This is a notable drop when compared to the 2014 mortality rate of 9,84 deaths per 1 000 females and 9,79 males per 1 000 males. The advent of the Covid-19 outbreak enhanced investment in the health sector," External link

allafrica Monday, November 1, 2021 10:01:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It is in line with this directive that the modules will be introduced," "The envisaged training programmes will therefore equip healthcare workers with correct standard operating procedures in the discharge of their duties, improved and efficient management skills, and patriotism that promote transparency, accountability and good governance and a high performance work culture that goes beyond the call of duty" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 28, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Movement of boarders during term time as well as general non-compliance with the standard operating procedures for the prevention and management of Covid-19 and other influenza-like illnesses in the primary and secondary education sector has contributed to outbreaks in schools,” “It has been observed that some private schools are not fully observing of the provisions of the Education Act as evidenced by the continued practice of allowing parents to withdraw boarders from school for exeat weekend or for half term school breaks during the pandemic, and that enforcement of the Public Health Act on such unsanctioned movement of learners during the pandemic will be evoked and strengthened” External link

herald Thursday, October 28, 2021 2:14:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The proposed modules will cover public health service orientation which speaks to national heritage and patriotism, management skills development, conflict management and tailor-made courses in areas such as sexual harassment,” External link

newsday Thursday, October 28, 2021 1:20:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Movement of boarders during term time as well as general non-compliance with the standard operating procedures for the prevention and management of Covid-19 and other influenza-like illnesses in the primary and secondary education sector has contributed to outbreaks in schools,” “It has been observed that some private schools are not fully observing of the provisions of the Education Act as evidenced by the continued practice of allowing parents to withdraw boarders from school for exeat weekend or for half term school breaks during the pandemic, and that enforcement of the Public Health Act on such unsanctioned movement of learners during the pandemic will be evoked and strengthened” External link

zimeye Wednesday, October 27, 2021 6:12:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The public will recall that, at its 28th meeting, Cabinet agreed that the national health service training and induction be developed,” “It is in line with this directive that the modules will be introduced” External link

zimeye Wednesday, October 27, 2021 6:12:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Movement of boarders during term time as well as general non-compliance with the standard operating procedures for the prevention and management of Covid-19 and other influenza-like illnesses in the primary and secondary education sector has contributed to outbreaks in schools,” “It has been observed that some private schools are not fully observing of the provisions of the Education Act as evidenced by the continued practice of allowing parents to withdraw boarders from school for exeat weekend or for half term school breaks during the pandemic, and that enforcement of the Public Health Act on such unsanctioned movement of learners during the pandemic will be evoked and strengthened” External link

herald Wednesday, October 27, 2021 1:43:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The public will recall that, at its 28th meeting, Cabinet agreed that the national health service training and induction be developed,” “It is in line with this directive that the modules will be introduced” External link

herald Wednesday, October 27, 2021 1:43:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “On CBZ Agro-Yield/Command Agriculture Programme, preparations for the summer cropping season, the nation is advised that currently CBZ Agro-Yield has 18 000 metric tonnes and 15 000 metric tonnes of basal and top dressing fertilisers, respectively,” “Seed is adequately available. Farmers can promptly collect seed from Seed Co and K2. CBZ is in the process of finalising inputs supply agreements with ARDA Seeds, Syngenta and Torcek” External link

herald Wednesday, October 27, 2021 1:43:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Regarding farmer payments, a total of $1 billion was received from Treasury last week and cumulative receipts now amount to $36,059 billion,” “Grain delivered to date is valued at $40,574 billion, giving an outstanding balance of $4,51 billion” External link

herald Wednesday, October 27, 2021 1:43:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It is pleasing to note that the backlog has since been reduced to the current 184 000. It is anticipated that the backlog would have been cleared by the end of December 2021,” External link

herald Wednesday, October 27, 2021 1:43:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Focus will now shift to other disadvantaged communities, including Binga and vulnerable communities along the borders of the country,” External link

herald Wednesday, October 27, 2021 1:43:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “These numbers have not come by accident but are testimony to the excellent conservation efforts by Zimbabwe. These wildlife efforts have not come cheap, but have taken resources from our economy, even at a time the country is disabled by the sanctions that have been in place for the past 20 years” “It is also sad to note that the growing animal population, while it has earned us praise across the globe, has come at the cost of the lives of our people due to human-wildlife conflict” External link

herald Thursday, October 21, 2021 12:38:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Province ) : "Lupane Composite Government Offices Construction project in Matabeleland North is 88% complete and well on course to be completed before the end of the year. Construction of the Siakobvu Composite Government Office Block in Mashonaland West Province is ongoing. The Kanyemba Layout Plan project in the Mbire District of Mashonaland Province has recorded significant progress and awaits surveying by drones to be undertaken by the Zimbabwe National Geo-Spatial and Space Science Agency (ZINGSA). The Tugwi-Mukosi Master Plan is 80% complete, while the New City (Mt Hampden) Master Plan is 60% complete," "The targeted construction of 10 houses under the Chimanimani Disaster Recovery programme was being undertaken. The construction of schools and clinics and other projects under the devolution funds had registered remarkable progress in the provinces" External link

allafrica Thursday, October 21, 2021 1:28:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "1 500 hectares out of the 2 500 hectares targeted for clearing under the Lowveld Irrigated Agriculture Greenbelt Programme have been completed, while the 440 hectares have been developed or rehabilitated for irrigation under the Maka 80 Facility," External link

allafrica Thursday, October 21, 2021 1:28:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It was the Western countries and our former colonisers who continuously want to put albatross around Zimbabwe. This was done to make sure that there is a regime change agenda in the country," "In fact, they wanted the people of this country to scream so that they can then say we don't need the Zanu PF, our revolutionary party to be ruling this country. We are just calling those who put these sanctions to say 'look they are not serving any purpose except to delay the process of economic development in our country" External link

allafrica Thursday, October 21, 2021 1:28:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "As announced at the last post-Cabinet press briefing, Government is focusing on accelerating the provision of non-monetary benefits to health workers as a short to medium-term measure to stem the brain drain observed in the health sector. " External link

allafrica Thursday, October 21, 2021 1:28:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “To remedy the situation, the government will, in the long-term, establish an environmental levy on all activities that degrade the environment,” External link

newsday Thursday, October 21, 2021 1:13:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The proposed amendments will align the Act to the Constitution and strengthen the Act by providing for the comprehensive protection of the country’s environment in a manner that ensures sustainable development,” “Cognisant that environmental issues have taken centre stage nationally and internationally, the amendments will also harmonise the Act with the Public Entities and Corporate Governance Act as well as regional and international treaties and conventions which Zimbabwe is party to” External link

newsday Thursday, October 21, 2021 1:13:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "As announced at the last post-Cabinet press briefing, Government is focusing on accelerating the provision of non-monetary benefits to health workers as a short to medium-term measure to stem the brain drain observed in the health sector. " External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, October 20, 2021 10:11:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The working party membership includes the original taskforce working party members, provincial development coordinators and provincial medical directors,” External link

herald Wednesday, October 20, 2021 2:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “As announced at the last post-Cabinet Press briefing, the government is focusing on accelerating the provision of non-monetary benefits to health workers as a short-to-medium-term measure to stem the brain drain observed in the health sector,” External link

newsday Wednesday, October 20, 2021 1:31:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It was the Western countries and our former colonisers who continuously want to put albatross around Zimbabwe. This was done to make sure that there is a regime change agenda in the country,” “In fact, they wanted the people of this country to scream so that they can then say we don’t need the Zanu PF, our revolutionary party to be ruling this country. We are just calling those who put these sanctions to say ‘look they are not serving any purpose except to delay the process of economic development in our country” External link

herald Thursday, October 14, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet wishes to inform the nation that Government continues to pursue bilateral agreements with destination countries for our health professionals within the World Health Organisation framework," External link

allafrica Wednesday, October 13, 2021 12:32:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "This translates to a national coverage of 37, 3 percent for the first dose and 28,3 percent for the second. The Ministry of Health and Child Care has dispatched a team to Chitungwiza City to raise awareness and ramp up vaccination efforts to raise vaccine uptake by residents in Chitungwiza," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "There has been a general decline of Covid-19 cases reported in schools. The Ministry of Health and Child Care remains on high alert to contain any surges in Covid-19 cases in learning institutions," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet wishes to inform the public that the inter-ministerial committee identified the causes of the brain in the health sector," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet wishes to further inform citizens that the country is expecting a delivery of 5 000 000 syringes in November 2021. This will complement the 13 243 200 Covid-19 vaccines which have so far been procured,” External link

herald Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:55:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "Let's be united and rally behind President Mnangagwa's leadership. President Mnangagwa has only been in power for three years," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 8, 2021 9:38:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “Let’s be united and rally behind President Mnangagwa’s leadership. President Mnangagwa has only been in power for three years,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, October 6, 2021 11:06:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "All licenced bars can now open to fully vaccinated clients. Bar owners are required to ensure that Covid-19 protocols and guidelines are enforced, failure of which licences will be withdrawn," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 5, 2021 11:11:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government is looking into sustainable ways of improving the conditions of service for nurses, doctors, and other health professionals. This is in light of the huge workload the professionals are burdened within this era of the Covid-19 pandemic” External link

theindependent Saturday, October 2, 2021 5:06:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Government is looking into sustainable ways of improving the conditions of service for nurses, doctors, and other health professionals. This is in light of the huge workload the professionals are burdened within this era of the Covid-19 pandemic" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 1, 2021 10:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Regarding vaccine procurement, the public is informed that delivery of the 500 000 Sinopharm vaccine doses which were ordered from China is expected in June 2021” External link

zimeye Tuesday, June 22, 2021 11:04:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Regarding vaccine procurement, the public is informed that delivery of the 500 000 Sinopharm vaccine doses which were ordered from China is expected in June 2021" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, June 20, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Regarding vaccine procurement, the public is informed that delivery of the 500 000 Sinopharm vaccine doses which were ordered from China is expected in June 2021” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, June 20, 2021 2:07:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "We have no doubt as a Ministry that within the time frame of 18 months, which is the deadline, they will go live. They have 18 months within which to put their things together," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 17, 2021 8:51:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We have no doubt as a Ministry that within the time frame of 18 months, which is the deadline, they will go live. They have 18 months within which to put their things together,” External link

herald Thursday, June 17, 2021 2:47:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet was informed that site preparatory works for the Chimanimani Digital Terrestrial launch were completed and the launch thereof will be held at a later date. A pilot Digital Terrestrial Television service in Gokwe will be commissioned and launched” External link

herald Thursday, June 17, 2021 1:11:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The slab has been completed and currently there is work on brick work to roof level,” External link

herald Thursday, June 17, 2021 1:11:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The surge is mostly attributable to the general complacency in adhering to the set Covid-19 preventive and precautionary measures both in the communities and workplaces,” “Reinforcement of the containment and preventive measures, encapsulated in the extraordinary Government Gazette of 14th June 2021 (Statutory Instrument 170 of 2021), has thus been instituted to curb the spike in Covid-19 cases and deaths. This will ultimately contain a third wave of the Covid-19 outbreak” External link

zimeye Wednesday, June 16, 2021 1:19:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The 27 percent of rural households will translate into approximately 2 942 897 individuals requiring 262 856t of cereal (maize grain). A targeted movement of food from surplus areas to vulnerable areas will be undertaken since the country is generally expecting 828 263t cereal surplus according to the 2021 Second Round Crop Assessment Report,” External link

herald Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:13:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It is expected that some urban dwellers may experience food insufficiency for which Government is ready to provide the required support. Development partners and donor agencies are encouraged to procure food from inside the country as imports will not be necessary,” External link

herald Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:13:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "A targeted movement of food from surplus areas to vulnerable areas will be undertaken since the country is generally expecting 828,263 metric tonnes of cereal surplus, according to the 2021 Second Round Crop Assessment Report," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:25:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The research conducted revealed that financial constraints, age and adolescence pregnancy were some of the notable reasons why about 23% of the children were not in school,” “As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the country has witnessed increased support from Treasury and, a reduction of assistance from the development partners. At least 54% of the households received support from government, with development partners complementing these efforts by supporting 25% of the households,” External link

newsday Wednesday, June 16, 2021 1:06:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “By assessing how countries have reacted to this developing pandemic, the field of crisis communication enriches itself with new best practices. It is our contribution to the challenge of disseminating research that can support responses to this crisis and other that we will face in the future,” External link

herald Friday, June 11, 2021 4:58:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We also distributed over 300 set top boxes which households will use to connect to local airwaves,” “All goes to show that the Second Republic means business when it comes to guaranteeing equal access to information and other media freedoms” External link

herald Friday, June 11, 2021 2:32:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The Second Republic has forged ahead with media reforms, creating a more conducive business environment for the media,” External link

herald Friday, June 11, 2021 2:32:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The public is advised that improved agricultural production and productivity is addressing Sustainable Development Goals 1, 2, 5 and 8 through increased agricultural output, incomes, participation of women and throughout from agriculture to agro-processing industries,” “Furthermore, progress has been made towards universal health coverage through sustained investment in public health infrastructure, equipment, capacitation of human resources for health, procurement and distribution of medicines and sundries as well as development and review of health related legal and policy frameworks” External link

herald Wednesday, June 9, 2021 2:21:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The president and his political dream team have exhibited national genius in national economic management, surplus budgets, stable currency, the forex auction system that prioritises production over present consumption. It's now the turn for business to repay," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, June 5, 2021 11:25:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Laptops and smartphones are also being acquired to allow teams to gather news on the go and disseminate it in real time in line with the fast-changing trends of consumers of content in this highly digitalised era,” External link

herald Saturday, June 5, 2021 1:35:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The project presents a win-win scenario, in which ZMDC will get substantial returns on their idle dump site,” External link

herald Friday, June 4, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Any outbreaks at other learning institutions across the country will be addressed using these measures and the standard guidelines for the co-ordinated prevention and management of COVID-19 at all learning institutions in Zimbabwe," "With regard to risk communication and information, Cabinet notes with concern the rise in the dissemination of COVID-19-related fake news, mainly through social media platforms. The public is urged to remain cognisant that the only source of information on the COVID-19 situation is the Ministry of Health and Child Care and not to act on the basis of information from unverified sources" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:04:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The Ministry of Finance and Economic Development has pledged $287 million for the construction of single quarters and separate canteens for nurses and doctors as well as married quarters,” External link

herald Wednesday, June 2, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The procedures to be followed in the repatriation of bodies from outside the country and at funerals can be obtained from the Ministry of Health and Child Care,” External link

herald Wednesday, June 2, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The proposed arrangement is part of the whole process of unlocking value in the Victoria Falls Special Economic Zone in that the feasibility study will inform the viability of proposed economic activities and infrastructure needs,” External link

herald Wednesday, June 2, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Any outbreaks at other learning institutions across the country will be addressed using these measures and the standard guidelines for the co-ordinated prevention and management of COVID-19 at all learning institutions in Zimbabwe,” “With regard to risk communication and information, Cabinet notes with concern the rise in the dissemination of COVID-19-related fake news, mainly through social media platforms. The public is urged to remain cognisant that the only source of information on the COVID-19 situation is the Ministry of Health and Child Care and not to act on the basis of information from unverified sources” External link

newsday Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:22:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This year’s festival is scheduled to be held from June 2 to 5, 2021. The main festival, which will largely remain digital due to COVID-19 control measures, will feature two main high-profile programmes, namely the launch of the Bulawayo urban heritage and eco-tourism programme (June 3) and the creative and cultural industries conference (June 3 to 4),” External link

newsday Tuesday, June 1, 2021 1:24:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Strategy ) : “Unmitigated and unbudgeted subsidies will need to be curtailed going forward as they undermine government’s fiscal consolidation objectives under NDS 1 (National Development Strategy 1), whilst also crowding out critical developmental expenditures,” “Subsidies that are being provided will have explicitly identified funding sources, with costs adequately quantified to determine fiscal sustainability” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, May 31, 2021 3:24:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Crops under such support include maize, soya beans, cotton and wheat,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, May 31, 2021 3:24:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “As a result, the government has foregone about US$2,3 billion through tax incentives during the period 2011 to May 2019,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, May 31, 2021 3:24:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Regarding vaccine procurement, the public is informed that delivery of the 500,000 Sinopharm vaccine doses which were ordered from China is expected in June 2021," External link

voanews Friday, May 28, 2021 6:45:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The Covid-19-induced lockdown adversely affected the construction industry which was declared a non-essential service during the beginning of the year,” External link

herald Friday, May 28, 2021 2:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government continues to urge the public to go to their nearest health facility to receive their Covid-19 vaccine so that the country achieves the required herd immunity in order to control the spread of the disease,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:43:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : “Total recoveries in schools stand at 796, leaving the number of active cases at 39, demonstrating the effectiveness of the surveillance system and control measures in place,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:43:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Noting that previous economic blueprints, albeit with similar targets, have fallen short on implementation, NDS 1 is premised on the need for bold and transformative measures that will ensure achievement of the country’s vision of an empowered and prosperous upper middle-income society by 2030,” “This framework is set to steer the economy on a growth trajectory averaging 5%, supported by a sustainable annual fiscal deficit target of around 1,2% of GDP [gross domestic product], exchange rate stability and single digit inflation” External link

zimeye Thursday, May 27, 2021 10:57:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Subsidies that are being provided will have explicit identified funding sources, with costs adequately quantified to determine fiscal sustainability,” External link

zimeye Thursday, May 27, 2021 10:57:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Government continues to urge the public to go to their nearest health facility to receive their Covid-19 vaccine so that the country achieves the required herd immunity in order to control the spread of the disease," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 27, 2021 9:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The exhibitor profile is varied, with a range of products and services including the following: agricultural implements and equipment; automotive products; building and construction; clothing and textile; food product manufacturing and processing; tourism business products and services; information communication technology; pharmaceuticals and chemicals; and mining equipment," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 27, 2021 9:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Noting that previous economic blueprints, albeit with similar targets, have fallen short on implementation, NDS 1 is premised on the need for bold and transformative measures that will ensure achievement of the country's vision of an empowered and prosperous upper middle-income society by 2030," "This framework is set to steer the economy on a growth trajectory averaging 5%, supported by a sustainable annual fiscal deficit target of around 1,2% of GDP [gross domestic product], exchange rate stability and single digit inflation" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 27, 2021 9:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Subsidies that are being provided will have explicit identified funding sources, with costs adequately quantified to determine fiscal sustainability," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 27, 2021 9:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government continues to urge the public to go to their nearest health facility to receive their Covid-19 vaccine so that the country achieves the required herd immunity in order to control the spread of the disease,” External link

herald Thursday, May 27, 2021 2:24:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : “Total recoveries in schools stand at 796, leaving the number of active cases at 39, demonstrating the effectiveness of the surveillance system and control measures in place,” External link

herald Thursday, May 27, 2021 2:24:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The momentum established during the first quarter should be sustained in order to yield better results during the second and subsequent quarters of 2021. The required Gross National Income (GNI) per capita of between US$4 125 and US$12 736 by 2030 can only be achieved through constant consolidation of gains scored. The GNI for 2020 was US$1 155, and the projected figure for 2021 is US$1 835, reflecting a 60 percent growth rate,” External link

herald Thursday, May 27, 2021 2:24:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Noting that previous economic blueprints, albeit with similar targets, have fallen short on implementation, NDS 1 is premised on the need for bold and transformative measures that will ensure achievement of the country’s vision of an empowered and prosperous upper middle-income society by 2030,” “This framework is set to steer the economy on a growth trajectory averaging 5%, supported by a sustainable annual fiscal deficit target of around 1,2% of GDP [gross domestic product], exchange rate stability and single digit inflation” External link

newsday Thursday, May 27, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Subsidies that are being provided will have explicit identified funding sources, with costs adequately quantified to determine fiscal sustainability,” External link

newsday Thursday, May 27, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Almighty God ) : “Let us stand together and build our nation with the Bible as our compass, and God himself our captain,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, May 25, 2021 3:24:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "While we appreciate the need to fill the tummy today, we are also mindful of a sustainable future for these three wonderful products of creation. " External link

allafrica Tuesday, May 25, 2021 3:14:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "I really want applaud Gain for their gesture. They have made my work easier. This is exactly what it means to be Zimbabwean," External link

allafrica Tuesday, May 25, 2021 3:14:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Meanwhile, the mobilisation of companies in various niche areas to participate continues. Going forward, the nation will be advised of developments in preparations for the Expo through frequent updates,” External link

herald Monday, May 24, 2021 5:32:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet is pleased to report that 55 percent of the country has so far been successfully mapped, despite up to 10 months of programmed time having been lost to Covid-19 restrictions," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, May 24, 2021 8:45:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “I really want applaud Gain for their gesture. They have made my work easier. This is exactly what it means to be Zimbabwean,” External link

herald Monday, May 24, 2021 1:41:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet is pleased to report that 55 percent of the country has so far been successfully mapped, despite up to 10 months of programmed time having been lost to Covid-19 restrictions,” External link

herald Monday, May 24, 2021 1:41:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "On enhanced public transport logistics, Cabinet resolved to support the urgent procurement or hire of an additional 667 buses to enable Zupco to provide a more efficient service to all high-density suburbs. Zupco is going to revive traditional bus routes, using designated bus stops, adhering to the stipulated bus time table, and improving the electronic payment system," "Furthermore, there will be repair of non-functioning traffic management signals, deployment of traffic management system at Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Command Centre; generation of number plates, smart transport solution with cameras will be rolled out in June, and implementation of the tracking system on Zupco franchise buses" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 20, 2021 8:55:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Citizens returning to Zimbabwe will now be quarantined at their own expense. Furthermore, those travellers found positive for Covid-19 will be isolated at an isolation centre at the own expense," "In order to ensure enforcement of Statutory Instrument No. 108 of 2021 in relation to the country's ports of entry and exit, cabinet wishes to advise that citizens returning to Zimbabwe will now be quarantined at their own expense" External link

allafrica Thursday, May 20, 2021 3:07:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "This is disgusting to hear that we still have men who think that a girl child is not equal a blessing as a boy child, worse still when one harbours thoughts of selling an innocent soul. I am touched. " External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 19, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Commission ) : "The census is a constitutional requirement for the delimitation of constituency boundaries by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec). Government assures the nation that, in spite of preparations for the exercise having been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the country remains on course to conduct the census within the prescribed timeframe for the 2023 elections," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 19, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Government assures the nation that, in spite of preparations for the exercise having been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the country remains on course to conduct the Census within the prescribed timeframe for the 2023 elections," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, May 19, 2021 6:13:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet is pleased to report that 55 percent of the country has so far been successfully mapped, despite up to 10 months of programmed time having been lost to COVID-19 restrictions," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, May 19, 2021 6:13:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Another test was conducted on the student after the death of the Covid-19 case and results were negative. To date, eleven Covid-19 cases are linked to the case of the person that died in Kwekwe. The nation is advised that Genomic sequencing tests are being done to determine if there was an import of the Indian strain,” External link

herald Wednesday, May 19, 2021 4:50:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Members of the public are urged to continue observing Covid-19 regulations and control measures, especially the wearing of face-masks in public, maintaining social distance and frequent sanitisation. We are not yet out of danger!” External link

zimeye Thursday, May 13, 2021 2:33:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Related to this, the Vehicle Inspectorate Department (VID), the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) and the Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe continue to enhance surveillance and enforcement in response to the upsurge of unregistered private kombis plying the country’s urban routes. Owners of these vehicles are called upon to register with Zupco if they wish to operate on the country’s roads,” “Drivers and crews of registered buses and kombis operating under the Zupco franchise are urged to strictly adhere to road rules and regulations as well as Covid-19 guidelines in order to avoid unnecessary delays to the travelling public and brushes with the law enforcement agencies” External link

zimeye Thursday, May 13, 2021 2:33:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Related to this, the Vehicle Inspectorate Department (VID), the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) and the Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe continue to enhance surveillance and enforcement in response to the upsurge of unregistered private kombis plying the country's urban routes. Owners of these vehicles are called upon to register with Zupco if they wish to operate on the country's roads," "Drivers and crews of registered buses and kombis operating under the Zupco franchise are urged to strictly adhere to road rules and regulations as well as Covid-19 guidelines in order to avoid unnecessary delays to the travelling public and brushes with the law enforcement agencies" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 13, 2021 10:22:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Record ) : "Impilo will be deployed at five central hospitals, seven provincial hospitals, 30 district hospitals, and 384 clinics across the country," "It is pleasing to note that the Impilo Electronic Health Record System was developed by a 100 percent Zimbabwean technical team and licenced under the Ministry of Health and Child Care. The system supports health workers in following clinical protocols for priority health services," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 13, 2021 3:37:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Government notes with concern the increasing disregard of Covid-19 preventive measures by the general public. Members of the public are urged to continue observing Covid-19 regulations and control measures, especially the wearing of face-masks in public, maintaining social distance and frequent sanitisation. We are not yet out of danger!" External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, May 12, 2021 8:27:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Related to this, the Vehicle Inspectorate Department (VID), the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) and the Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe continue to enhance surveillance and enforcement in response to the upsurge of unregistered private kombis plying the country's urban routes. Owners of these vehicles are called upon to register with Zupco if they wish to operate on the country's roads," "Drivers and crews of registered buses and kombis operating under the Zupco franchise are urged to strictly adhere to road rules and regulations as well as Covid-19 guidelines in order to avoid unnecessary delays to the travelling public and brushes with the law enforcement agencies" External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, May 12, 2021 8:27:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Government notes with concern the increasing disregard of Covid-19 preventive measures by the general public. Members of the public are urged to continue observing Covid-19 regulations and control measures, especially the wearing of face-masks in public, maintaining social distance and frequent sanitisation. We are not yet out of danger!" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:24:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Related to this, the Vehicle Inspectorate Department (VID), the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) and the Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe continue to enhance surveillance and enforcement in response to the upsurge of unregistered private kombis plying the country's urban routes. Owners of these vehicles are called upon to register with Zupco if they wish to operate on the country's roads," "Drivers and crews of registered buses and kombis operating under the Zupco franchise are urged to strictly adhere to road rules and regulations as well as Covid-19 guidelines in order to avoid unnecessary delays to the travelling public and brushes with the law enforcement agencies" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:24:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet notes that there is increased economic activity due to the decisive interventions by government on the financial sector. Additionally, the easing of the lockdown measures, the increased availability of fuel on the local market, and increased economic activity, has seen the number of cars on our roads increase and this has resulted in vehicle traffic congestion,” “To that end, an inter-ministerial committee chaired by the Minister of Local Government has been directed to look into decongesting the roads and addressing the poor lighting in our cities. Road users are also reminded to be cautious on the roads and observe the laid down regulations, as some are now causing chaos” External link

zimeye Wednesday, May 12, 2021 3:22:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet notes that there is increased economic activity due to the decisive interventions by government on the financial sector. Additionally, the easing of the lockdown measures, the increased availability of fuel on the local market, and increased economic activity, has seen the number of cars on our roads increase and this has resulted in vehicle traffic congestion," "To that end, an inter-ministerial committee chaired by the Minister of Local Government has been directed to look into decongesting the roads and addressing the poor lighting in our cities. Road users are also reminded to be cautious on the roads and observe the laid down regulations, as some are now causing chaos" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 12, 2021 9:37:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet notes that there is increased economic activity due to the decisive interventions by government on the financial sector. Additionally, the easing of the lockdown measures, the increased availability of fuel on the local market, and increased economic activity, has seen the number of cars on our roads increase and this has resulted in vehicle traffic congestion,” “To that end, an inter-ministerial committee chaired by the Minister of Local Government has been directed to look into decongesting the roads and addressing the poor lighting in our cities. Road users are also reminded to be cautious on the roads and observe the laid down regulations, as some are now causing chaos” External link

newsday Wednesday, May 12, 2021 1:33:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The media plays a vital role in democratic societies, and we agree as government, let me be very clear, that we are there to ensure pluralism and diversity in the media sector," "As a ministry, we also want government to ensure an enabling environment for the media to thrive" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, May 11, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “There is the ensuing tender care all the way to maturity and beyond. Our duty of shaping the building bricks of family, community, society, nationals and the global humanity. Let’s share the auspicious occasion as we bond tight to our husbands, our men, our boys and our daughters and all from further afield,” External link

herald Monday, May 10, 2021 2:55:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In a development to address the power challenges experienced by health facilities, Cabinet adopted a proposal for the installation of solar back-up energy kits at 640 health facilities,” External link

herald Wednesday, May 5, 2021 4:10:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It is envisaged that the public-private partnerships would enable the expansion of access to higher quality health care by leveraging on the capital, infrastructure, equipment and expertise from both the private sector and the public sector,” External link

herald Wednesday, May 5, 2021 4:10:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The Eaziflush sanitation technology is an innovation that seeks to ameliorate the challenges occasioned by the need to improve hygiene practices on open defecation in these peri-urban and rural communities. The technology uses two litres of water per flush, compared to the seven to nine litres used by the conventional system and will convert the existing pit latrine infrastructure. This will reduce construction costs for new ablution facilities by up to 80 percent,” External link

herald Wednesday, May 5, 2021 4:10:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The project will be implemented in phases beginning with rural schools and clinics. It will then be cascaded to homesteads once the concept has been demonstrated and popularised. Presently, the technology is already installed and being piloted at Glenwood Primary School in Epworth and has proved to be effective, functional and user-friendly in terms of applicability and cost,” External link

herald Wednesday, May 5, 2021 4:10:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : “President Mnangagwa is talking of not leaving anyone behind including those from the rural areas,” External link

herald Tuesday, May 4, 2021 6:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "President Mnangagwa values people's lives and that is the responsibility and mandate of any government to secure the lives of people, and this is precisely what he did," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, May 3, 2021 7:55:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “As a result, the battle for gender equality in the newsrooms remains an important issue in Zimbabwe and around the world. This phenomenon is not peculiar to media, but a reflection of society in Zimbabwe and elsewhere,” External link

herald Monday, May 3, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This is not withstanding the fact that the season terminated prematurely for almost all of the country’s districts and that some southern and central parts experienced wet spells in December and January,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, April 29, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This is not withstanding the fact that the season terminated prematurely for almost all of the country’s districts and that some southern and central parts experienced wet spells in December and January,” External link

herald Thursday, April 29, 2021 3:46:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Commission ) : “Government reiterates that it will strictly apply the no-work no-pay labour principle to all cases of teacher absenteeism, and the responsible ministry has compiled and submitted a list of teachers that did not conduct lessons in March to the Public Service Commission. The April list is being compiled,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The establishment of the virtual hospital will therefore alleviate the pressure on hospitals. The public will be kept abreast of developments in this regard,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “For the Presidential Winter Wheat Scheme, seed and fertiliser supply contracts for the 10 000 hectares are being processed,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The total cereal production projection is 3 075 538 metric tonnes, against a national cereal requirement of 1 797 435 metric tonnes for human consumption and 450 000 metric tonnes for livestock,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa announced : “The April list is being compiled. Meanwhile, learner attendance across the country remained the same as recorded last week,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:30:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The April list is being compiled. Meanwhile, learner attendance across the country remained the same as recorded last week,” External link

newsday Wednesday, April 28, 2021 2:10:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “On behalf of the Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services and on my own behalf, I would like to convey my deepest condolences to the Kurwa family, his four children, three grandchildren and the media fraternity,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 28, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The ministry’s mission is to promote the political and socio-economic interests, the image and influence of Zimbabwe in the international community. It also seeks to protect the interests and safety of the Zimbabwean diaspora,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, April 26, 2021 12:18:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : “The deliverables of the plan include the appointment of eight honourary consuls during the five-year period of NDS1, establishment of 25 new export markets and facilitating 100 trade investment missions, and improving international relations through such undertakings as signing of 150 cooperation agreements and twenty-six Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreements ,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, April 26, 2021 12:18:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet was informed that on 16th April 2021 more outbreaks were reported at two boarding schools, namely: at St David's Bonda Girls School in Manicaland and Embakwe High School in Plumtree," "One hundred and forty-five (145) and ninety-one (91) learners tested positive, respectively. Government would like to reassure the nation that the situation is under control and all the cases are mild and asymptomatic" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 23, 2021 10:21:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet was informed that on 16th April 2021 more outbreaks were reported at two boarding schools, namely: at St David’s Bonda Girls School in Manicaland and Embakwe High School in Plumtree,” “One hundred and forty-five (145) and ninety-one (91) learners tested positive, respectively. Government would like to reassure the nation that the situation is under control and all the cases are mild and asymptomatic” External link

newsday Friday, April 23, 2021 1:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The Ministry of Health and Child Care is testing and vaccinating members in the adjoining communities where the schools are located. All those found positive have been quarantined. The ministries of Primary and Secondary Education; and Health and Child Care have intensified enforcement of the Covid-19 standard operating procedures in all schools and those found violating Covid-19 preventive measures will be sanctioned," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 22, 2021 8:39:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet remains cognisant of the need to fully open all economic activities. However, in the face of the threat of a third wave, Cabinet has deferred consideration of the opening of bars and night clubs until further notice" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 22, 2021 8:39:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It also seeks to increase uptake and application of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM)," "Other areas of focus entail improving research, development and innovation; vocational skills and entrepreneurship among the youth and citizens and access to affordable quality education" External link

allafrica Monday, April 19, 2021 11:14:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It also seeks to increase uptake and application of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM),” “Other areas of focus entail improving research, development and innovation; vocational skills and entrepreneurship among the youth and citizens and access to affordable quality education” External link

herald Monday, April 19, 2021 3:04:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The mood of celebration can not be taken away by the effects of Covid-19. Let’s celebrate the supreme sacrifice of our gallant heroes and heroines who fought for this country,” External link

herald Monday, April 19, 2021 1:34:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “War veteran issues have been neglected for too long, but they are now on government’s top priority list as seen by the moving of the Bill that seeks to take care of their many problems” External link

newsday Monday, April 19, 2021 1:18:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Government wishes to inform the nation on the details of this year's 41st Independence celebrations," "The 41st Independence commemorations are taking place in a climate of Covid-19 safety restrictions, therefore, a lot will happen virtually and congestion will be avoided. Our commemorations are treated as a season of celebration stretching into a number of days" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, April 18, 2021 11:15:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Last month we were commemorating women’s month and some of the key issues that were talked about were mainly on women advancement and unity as women,” External link

herald Saturday, April 17, 2021 1:30:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Unity is the stepping stone to success,” External link

herald Saturday, April 17, 2021 1:30:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Strategy ) : “The frameworks include the Sadc Revised Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan, the African Youth Charter of 2006, the World Programme of Action on Youth, and the United Nations Youth Strategy 2030,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, April 15, 2021 7:32:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The programme will also take on board the disabled, and maintain gender balance and fair regional representation, with recruitment taking place through district offices,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, April 15, 2021 7:32:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Generally, hospital admissions for Covid-19 cases have decreased, resulting in institutions such as the Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals reclaiming areas in the Out-Patient Department for routine service provision. However, the Cabinet is advising citizens to maintain a high level of alertness and adhere to the preventive measures already in force," "This includes during the impending 41st Independence Day Anniversary, when gatherings of more than 50 persons will also be prohibited" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 15, 2021 9:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet noted that due to the strong Covid-19 surveillance system being implemented in schools, last week's outbreak at Sacred Heart School in Umzingwane District of Matabeleland South Province was easily detected and dealt with. Out of the 248 students and 33 teachers tested, 117 were found to be Covid-19 positive," "All the cases are mild, and are isolating at the school for the learners or at home for the teachers. Response activities that include contact tracing and strengthening of all Standard Operating Procedures and guidelines are in progress" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 15, 2021 9:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet is advising citizens to maintain a high level of alertness and adhere to the preventive measures already in force. This includes during the impending 41st Independence Day Anniversary when gatherings of more than fifty persons will also be prohibited," External link

sinacom-en Wednesday, April 14, 2021 3:14:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Strategy ) : "Cabinet noted that National Youth Service is an important youth development programme which is crucial in nurturing young people into becoming responsible and resilient citizens with a clear sense of national identity and respect for national values," "The programme is a key strategy for youth empowerment in national, regional, continental and international development guiding frameworks to which Zimbabwe is a member. The frameworks include the Sadc Revised Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan, the African Youth Charter of 2006, the World Programme of Action on Youth and the United Nations Youth Strategy 2030" External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:52:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The programme shall also be mandated to generate its own income through engagement in commercial activities. The youths will not pay fees, but would be provided with uniforms, training kits and travel expenses, and would be accorded allowances as the economy improves. More details on the implementation modalities of the policy will be provided as the programme unfolds," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:52:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet is advising citizens to maintain a high level of alertness and adhere to the preventive measures already in force. This includes during the impending 41st Independence Day Anniversary when gatherings of more than fifty persons will also be prohibited," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:44:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : “Logistics will be put in place to ensure that the candidates who may have wanted to sit for their examinations in June 2021 do so together with other students in November 2021,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, April 14, 2021 1:33:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “That is why we are making sure that the children in the rural areas also have access to these gadgets,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, April 14, 2021 11:31:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : “I am sure that the ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has inspectors amongst them. I think it is a report that should be brought forward so that such characters are dealt with. We expect those who are supposed to teach to teach,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, April 14, 2021 11:31:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Strategy ) : "Cabinet noted that National Youth Service is an important youth development programme which is crucial in nurturing young people into becoming responsible and resilient citizens with a clear sense of national identity and respect for national values," "The programme is a key strategy for youth empowerment in national, regional, continental and international development guiding frameworks to which Zimbabwe is a member. The frameworks include the Sadc Revised Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan, the African Youth Charter of 2006, the World Programme of Action on Youth and the United Nations Youth Strategy 2030" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 14, 2021 9:24:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The programme shall also be mandated to generate its own income through engagement in commercial activities. The youths will not pay fees, but would be provided with uniforms, training kits and travel expenses, and would be accorded allowances as the economy improves. More details on the implementation modalities of the policy will be provided as the programme unfolds," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 14, 2021 9:24:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Matabeleland South ) : "Following reports on the lack of radiotherapy services in the southern region, Cabinet is pleased to announce that the Mpilo Radiotherapy Centre is now functional. The centre will cover the Bulawayo, Matabelaland North, Masvingo, Midlands and Matabeleland South provinces," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 14, 2021 8:35:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “During training, the youths will be encouraged to participate in development projects and disaster response activities and thereby assist in enhancing national capacity to manage disasters,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet is advising citizens to maintain a high level of alertness and adhere to the preventive measures already in force. This includes during the impending 41st Independence Day anniversary when gatherings of more than 50 persons will also be prohibited. n order to protect learners during the forthcoming holiday and avoid the Covid-19 infection spike as happened over the Christmas and New Year holidays, Cabinet has directed that all learners at boarding schools remain at their schools during the Independence holiday in order to avoid travel congestion and minimise chances of contracting the virus,” “All school heads, without exception, are required to observe this directive, which is in the national interest” External link

herald Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Matabeleland South ) : “Following reports on the lack of radiotherapy services in the southern region, Cabinet is pleased to announce that the Mpilo Radiotherapy Centre is now functional. The centre will cover the Bulawayo, Matabelaland North, Masvingo, Midlands and Matabeleland South provinces,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Strategy ) : “Cabinet noted that National Youth Service is an important youth development programme which is crucial in nurturing young people into becoming responsible and resilient citizens with a clear sense of national identity and respect for national values,” “The programme is a key strategy for youth empowerment in national, regional, continental and international development guiding frameworks to which Zimbabwe is a member. The frameworks include the Sadc Revised Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan, the African Youth Charter of 2006, the World Programme of Action on Youth and the United Nations Youth Strategy 2030” External link

newsday Wednesday, April 14, 2021 1:37:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The programme shall also be mandated to generate its own income through engagement in commercial activities. The youths will not pay fees, but would be provided with uniforms, training kits and travel expenses, and would be accorded allowances as the economy improves. More details on the implementation modalities of the policy will be provided as the programme unfolds,” External link

newsday Wednesday, April 14, 2021 1:37:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We have always been concerned about our citizens and besides, Zimbabwe as part of Sadc is concerned about what is happening there, and that was why you saw the President of Botswana (Mokgweetsi Masisi) coming to Zimbabwe. Last week, there was also a Sadc meeting on the matter in Maputo. All that is meant to make sure there is sanity in the area because what is happening there is inhumane,” External link

newsday Tuesday, April 13, 2021 1:11:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : "At this point let me, however, emphasise that Zimbabwean media - irrespective of ownership - should be motivated by national interests. Be champions of nation-building to help the country achieve its developmental aspirations," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, April 10, 2021 1:19:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet considered and approved the Copper Control Amendment Bill, which was presented by the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs (Ziyambi Ziyambi), as Chairman of Cabinet Committee on Legislation. Cabinet was informed that the Bill seeks to provide for the offence of vandalism of utilities through the theft of copper which is then sold on the black market," "In order to curb theft of copper, the police will require anyone found in possession of copper to provide the names and addresses of both the seller and the purchaser, description and quantity of the copper and the reasons for disposal. Convicted copper thieves will now be liable to imprisonment for a period of not less than 30 years without the option of a fine. In addition, any vehicle or device used to illegally transport copper will now be forfeited to the State," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 9, 2021 9:27:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The percentage of teachers who have returned to school stands at around 90 percent. We wish if it could reach 100 percent. We are quite happy with the attendance,” External link

herald Friday, April 9, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The delay in writing and the marking of the previous examinations has affected the preparation and the setting of the next examination hence the decision to temporarily suspend the June 2021 examinations. This suspension of the June 2021 examination session will allow for timely focus on the November examination preparations and aid an effective focus of resources,” External link

herald Thursday, April 8, 2021 4:22:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet informs the nation that henceforth, casinos will be allowed to re-open with strict observance of Covid-19 guidelines. Those found disregarding the guidelines will have their licences revoked. Casinos have been closed since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020,” External link

herald Thursday, April 8, 2021 4:22:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government will leave no stone unturned in apprehending greedy malcontents bent on tampering with the security features of the vaccination cards,” External link

herald Thursday, April 8, 2021 4:22:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Import substitution will be embarked upon in order to reduce the imports bill by engaging local industry and the university innovation and industrial hubs,” External link

herald Thursday, April 8, 2021 2:46:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Strategy ) : “The ministry will concentrate on transport infrastructure rehabilitation, construction and upgrades to standards that are prescribed in the National Development Strategy. The main focus will be on ensuring that the transport sector plays its rightful role of an enabler for overall economic growth across the agriculture, mining, electricity, manufacturing and tourism sectors,” “Cabinet was informed that the ministry will address challenges on poor road and rail infrastructure, inadequate airport and airspace infrastructure, and inadequate infrastructure funding” External link

herald Thursday, April 8, 2021 2:46:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : "Logistics will be put in place to ensure that the candidates who may have wanted to sit for their examinations in June 2021 do so together with other students in November 2021," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 7, 2021 9:05:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Following reports of production of fake vaccination cards by unscrupulous individuals, the government in liaison with Fidelity Printers and the Registrar General's Office has strengthened security measures through designing a water-tight vaccination certificate card," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, April 7, 2021 8:35:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The ministry will focus on improving funding for the devolution and decentralisation agenda as well as on improved general administrative decentralisation. In order to improve governance and service delivery, the ministry will in 2021 align a number of laws which include the Rural District Councils Act, the Urban Councils Act, the Provincial Councils and Administration Act and the Traditional Leaders Act," "Laws to be reviewed and enacted will include the Disaster Risk Management Act, the Urban State Land Act, the Town Planners Act, and the Regional Town and Country Planning Act, among others" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 5, 2021 7:02:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet wishes to inform the nation that Barbourfields is now equipped with the standard football facilities, including a well-maintained pitch with Caf compliant goalposts and nets, changing rooms, mixed zone area, parking, and a disabled ramp to help people living with disabilities to access the facility," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 2, 2021 11:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Two most popular clubs, Dynamos and Highlanders, will compete for honours in the President’s Independence Day Trophy, under strict WHO protocols and national guidelines, to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus,” External link

herald Thursday, April 1, 2021 2:10:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Two most popular clubs, Dynamos and Highlanders, will compete for honours in the President's Independence Day Trophy under strict WHO protocols and national guidelines to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, April 1, 2021 2:08:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Two most popular clubs in the country, that is Dynamos and Highlanders, will compete for honours in the President’s Independence Day Trophy under strict World Health Organisation protocols and national guidelines to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus,” External link

newsday Thursday, April 1, 2021 1:11:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Two most popular clubs, Dynamos and Highlanders, will compete for honours in the President's Independence Day Trophy under strict WHO protocols and national guidelines to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, March 31, 2021 8:42:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Two most popular clubs, Dynamos and Highlanders, will compete for honours in the President’s Independence Day Trophy under strict WHO protocols and national guidelines to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus,” External link

herald Wednesday, March 31, 2021 1:41:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “As at March 25, 2021, a total of 11 915 people had been vaccinated (with the second dose), against a target of 25 000, a number which has since increased. Focus is now on hotspots which include the country’s major points of entry and exit, that is Beitbridge, Plumtree, Chirundu, Kariba, Forbes and Nyamapanda. Also included will be Mutare and the two metropolitan cities of Harare and Bulawayo,” External link

newsday Wednesday, March 31, 2021 1:19:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa told : “If it is a church gathering, there should not be more than 50 people. There will be security agencies to make sure that people comply. The issue of compliance has been a serious problem,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, March 30, 2021 7:00:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa told : "If it is a church gathering, there should not be more than 50 people. There will be security agencies to make sure that people comply. The issue of compliance has been a serious problem," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 29, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This is done to protect our children. So, the government is doing a lot at the moment,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, March 28, 2021 11:56:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Madam Speaker ) : "I was trying very hard to understand her question," "I thought it applies to the police when there is a death and somebody is well known for the disease they have been suffering from and whether there is any need to take that person for post-mortem. I would need your help Madam Speaker. That is how I got to the question" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, March 26, 2021 1:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Madam Speaker ) : "I was trying very hard to understand her question," "I thought it applies to the police when there is a death and somebody is well known for the disease they have been suffering from and whether there is any need to take that person for post-mortem. I would need your help Madam Speaker. That is how I got to the question" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 25, 2021 8:08:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Justice delayed is justice denied. Government is committed to ensure that cases are brought to court and concluded within a reasonable period. But as you know, we have been affected by the lockdown but we are working tirelessly to ensure that cases are completed within a reasonable time," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 25, 2021 8:44:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Justice delayed is justice denied. Government is committed to ensure that cases are brought to court and concluded within a reasonable period. But as you know, we have been affected by the lockdown but we are working tirelessly to ensure that cases are completed within a reasonable time,” External link

herald Thursday, March 25, 2021 2:54:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa expliqué : «Afin d’utiliser la capacité existante, comme convenu lors de la dernière réunion, le gouvernement a décidé que la deuxième étape de la première phase du déploiement de la vaccination inclura les marchands de tabac et leurs employés, les enseignants et les travailleurs du secteur de l’hôtellerie, et qu’elle devrait commencer immédiatement» External link

legriot Thursday, March 18, 2021 6:35:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa indiqué : "Le cabinet souhaite informer la nation que le séquençage génomique récemment pratiqué indique que la souche de COVID-19 présente dans le pays en 2020 a reculé (au profit de la nouvelle souche)... En conséquence, la nation doit maintenant se montrer plus vigilante qu'auparavant, et adhérer aux mesures de prévention et de contrôle du COVID-19" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:57:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa déclaré : "Le buffle est considéré comme un symbole de diligence, de fiabilité, de force et de détermination, des qualités qui caractérisent depuis longtemps nos relations bilatérales. Déjà, nous voyons émerger des opportunités d'injecter une nouvelle énergie aux solides relations Chine-Zimbabwe. En ce jour favorable, je voudrais souhaiter aux dirigeants chinois et aux ressortissants chinois d'ici endurance, force, santé, et autant de bonheur que ces temps peuvent le permettre" External link

french.china.org.cn Thursday, February 11, 2021 10:09:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa disse ( about Robert Ndlovu ) : "Suas transgressões (de Ndlovu) adquirem uma dimensão geopolítica como o principal sacerdote da agenda de mudança de regime que é a marca registrada das grandes potências ocidentais pós-imperiais nas últimas duas décadas" External link

uol Sunday, August 16, 2020 7:42:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa acrescentou : "O governo está profundamente triste com esses eventos e está no processo de repatriar urgentemente os cidadãos afectados" External link

portalangop Wednesday, September 11, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa explicó : “centrados en la recuperación de los cadáveres” External link

wsoctv Wednesday, April 10, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT



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Elias Mudzuri asked ( about Monica Mutsvangwa ) : "Can she (Information Minister Monica Mutsvangwa) explain how the gold coin is going to address the volatility of the dollar and how it is going to be used by the old granny in Chiendambuya, Malipati and all over where they cannot even access the present Zimdollar which if you go to the bank, you can only withdraw ZW$5 000 as cash which is equivalent to less than US$10. How does this link up with our local currency and the number of currencies that have been allowed to work?" "Let us not be complicated, let us be simplistic and ensure that a currency is used as a method of transaction rather than a method of cheating our own elders and those who might not understand the academic meaning of certain terms" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, July 12, 2022 8:17:00 PM EAT

Jonathan Moyo said ( about Monica Mutsvangwa ) : “If he were to have his way, @edmnangagwa would handpick @MthuliNcube and Monica Mutsvangwa as his Vice Presidents. That’s his dream. He’s scheming around the clock to make it come true. The top Cdes who enabled his November 2017 power grab has become his number one enemies!” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, June 6, 2022 1:27:00 AM EAT

Jonathan Moyo said ( about Monica Mutsvangwa ) : "If he were to have his way, @edmnangagwa would handpick @MthuliNcube and Monica Mutsvangwa as his Vice Presidents. That's his dream. He's scheming around the clock to make it come true. The top Cdes who enabled his November 2017 power grab have become his number one enemies!" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, May 31, 2022 1:34:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Monica Mutsvangwa ) : "The Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Honourable Monica Mutsvangwa, outlined the progress made on four on-going projects and four new projects in her sector as follows: the four on-going projects are: Nyangani Community Radio Station, Nyanga, Manicaland; Radio Zimbabwe Studios, Mbare, Harare; National University of Science and Technology Campus Radio, Bulawayo; and Lupane State University Campus Radio Station. These projects are now complete and ready for launch," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 5, 2022 9:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Monica Mutsvangwa ) : “The Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Honourable Monica Mutsvangwa, outlined the progress made on four on-going projects and four new projects in her sector as follows: the four on-going projects are: Nyangani Community Radio Station, Nyanga, Manicaland; Radio Zimbabwe Studios, Mbare, Harare; National University of Science and Technology Campus Radio, Bulawayo; and Lupane State University Campus Radio Station. These projects are now complete and ready for launch,” External link

herald Thursday, May 5, 2022 2:47:00 AM EAT

Mr Jonathan said ( about Monica Mutsvangwa ) : “The Minister (of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Monica Mutsvangwa) will be here,” External link

herald Friday, March 11, 2022 3:14:00 AM EAT

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Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government through the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) continues to give access to electricity in rural areas as well as renewable energy,” External link

herald Thursday, August 11, 2022 2:47:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Genesis Energy ) : “Cabinet considered an update on the partial privatisation of Petrotrade as presented by the Minister of Energy and Power Development, Honourable Zhemu Soda,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, August 9, 2022 6:30:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “My ministry is ensuring that community radio stations are established in most border areas so that people stay well informed and abreast with information,” External link

herald Friday, August 5, 2022 3:38:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This is what we basically need in this country. We need peace, we need stability so that we can develop the economy of this country and this is what the UN and all the agencies in this country are working together with Government to achieve. As a Ministry, we are grateful that we will be working together on these issues especially when it comes to communication to make sure we don’t leave anybody behind and neither do we leave any place behind,” External link

herald Friday, August 5, 2022 3:38:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The overall number of new COVID-19 cases continued to decrease, with 112 cases having been recorded, compared to the 133 recorded the previous week, marking a 16% decline,” “Cabinet reports that a total of 17 new admissions were recorded during the week compared to 13 the previous week. No patients were admitted in the intensive care unit. This indicates that the COVID-19 pandemic remains under control” External link

newsday Thursday, August 4, 2022 1:15:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet received reports on progress made in the implementation of priority projects for the 2nd 100-Day Cycle of 2022, as presented by the Ministers of Industry and Commerce; Environment, Climate, Tourism and Hospitality Industry; Foreign Affairs and International Trade; Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Development; and Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services. 50 ICT School-Labs have been established to date in all provinces, establishment of 10 Public Finance Management Systems Kiosks in all the provinces is now complete. Under Smart Health connectivity, 140 health institutions have been connected in all the provinces, 400 schools from all the provinces were connected to the internet," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 3, 2022 9:16:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Long Term ) : "On deployment of 5G base stations, in Harare, Bulawayo, Victoria Falls, Gweru and Chitungwiza, Cabinet reports that 22 5G sites were deployed, 19 sites are now solar powered and 57 sites were deployed to support tele-working as well as the SME Sector. Expansion of Long Term Evolution (LTE) network at 60 base stations was completed and was officially launched and establishment of Data Centres in Bulawayo province were completed and officially launched," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 3, 2022 9:16:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The (AU) Executive Council took note of the interest by Zimbabwe to present its candidature as a non-permanent member in the United Nations Security Council for the period 2027-2028 and deferred endorsement of the offer to the next session of the Executive Council," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 3, 2022 9:16:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Zimbabwe expressed its interest to host the regional centre of regulatory excellence for the Southern Region, given that our country's regulatory authority, the Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe, is accredited and pre-qualified by the World Health Organisation as a regional centre of excellence," "The Executive Council also approved the amendments to the statute for the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa-CDC) meant to elevate it to an autonomous continental health agency capable of rapidly and effectively responding to future health emergencies" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 3, 2022 9:16:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The meeting noted that overally the security and political situation in the region remained stable," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 3, 2022 9:16:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The meeting also noted the importance of involving women in peace and security matters as they are affected the most by war and conflict," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 3, 2022 9:16:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The Minister of Industry and Commerce Honourable Sekai Nzenza reported that the following has been recorded on projects under her purview; funding of US$2,5 million for the expansion of the magnetite production at Dorowa Minerals, Buhera has been secured. This would increase capacity of the plant,” External link

herald Wednesday, August 3, 2022 2:40:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Clearly the Sivio Institute has blinkers of ideological bias," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 2, 2022 8:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Clearly the Sivio Institute has blinkers of ideological bias,” External link

newsday Tuesday, August 2, 2022 1:47:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This is a milestone achievement, we are happy to see this home-grown engineering, we are seeing our Zimbabwean brains, Zimbabwean resources being used, we are very proud. As a province we are very grateful to the Second Republic for its visionary leadership which is finding us all getting to this stage,” External link

herald Thursday, July 28, 2022 2:57:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The Twasumbuka Community Radio Studio Equipment in Binga, Matabeleland North, is 20 percent complete with preliminary feasibility works having been completed,” External link

herald Wednesday, July 27, 2022 1:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “As at July 20 2022, tobacco merchants had exported a total of 84 227 566 kilogrammes of tobacco valued at US$398 595 501, compared to 73 238 993 kilogrammes exported during the same period last year, with a value of US$ 286 312 965” External link

herald Wednesday, July 27, 2022 1:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “During the week under review, Mozambique experienced three cases of polio outbreak in Tete province. Although it has not been reported in Zimbabwe, four districts in Mashonaland East (province) share the border with Tete province. Thus, Zimbabwe will have a synchronised vaccination programme in the region,” External link

newsday Wednesday, July 27, 2022 1:22:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Exim Bank ) : "In the meantime, global capital has since ceased to be a preserve of the mean-spirited cartels of Western finance capitals," "I had the pleasure of holding exciting discussions with Exim Bank India. What a far cry it was to interact without suffocating strictures and desultory lessons that are the bane of Western financial institutions. These official commercial banks are also clearing pathways for even more abundant entrepreneurship of India's growing private capital" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 21, 2022 9:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Therefore, this Conclave is an exciting opportunity to bypass and leapfrog the capital heavy legacy investment with more nimble solutions that draw billions into the global economy at much lower cost,” External link

herald Wednesday, July 20, 2022 12:37:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The National Youth Service is voluntary. Graduates of the National Youth Service Programme will get first priority into Higher Institutions of learning, teaching, nursing, the army and in the civil service in general," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:37:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Contract floors outside Harare account for 35% of the total tobacco sold. Auction sales will close on 20 July 2022, following which mop-up sales will be conducted while contract sales will continue until all the tobacco has been sold," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:35:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This ensures that prejudiced members of insurance policies and pension funds get reasonable benefits, while simultaneously maintaining stability and confidence in the industry,” External link

herald Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Approval represents a milestone following a protracted process which involved extensive consultation and rigorous analysis,” External link

herald Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “The Bill will introduce a new system under which prospecting licences will be called ‘exclusive prospecting licences’ that will restrict each licensee to prospect within a single defined area. The actual pegging and other acts of demarcation on the ground and on a map can only be done by a staking agent on behalf of the prospector, unless the prospector is also registered as a staking agent,” “A prospecting licensee will not be allowed to remove minerals from the land on which they are found, except for purposes of assaying. This clause is the first of many relating to the manner of resolving disputes between prospectors and miners on the one hand, and farmers and other landholders on the other. It sets the pattern for other clauses addressing farmer and miner disputes” External link

herald Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Let us remind each other that these radio stations are not meant to propagate hate speech. Remember there are laws that govern the content and operations of what comes out on air. Therefore, we need these radio stations to promote development and enhance our disaster preparedness mechanisms rather than promote hate and division among us,” External link

herald Saturday, July 9, 2022 4:44:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The fundamentals of the economy are in the right place, the issue of the gold coins is a clear plan to move the economy forward," "The issue of the introduction of gold coins is meant to provide a store of value and strengthen our local currency and minimise the volatilities of the exchange rate. I think it will be better for the Minister of Finance to come with a paper in this august House to talk with detail to the last point" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 8, 2022 11:54:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Regarding the national vaccination programme, cabinet wishes to inform the nation that, as at July 4, 2022, a total of 6 313 389 first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine had been administered, while 4 661 854 people had received their second dose, and 893 978 their third dose. This translates to a national coverage of 56,1%, compared to the 55,9% recorded the previous week. Given the large gap between the first and second doses administered, those who have taken their first dose should go for their second dose” External link

newsday Thursday, July 7, 2022 1:28:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The net-metering system is also being implemented. Domestic consumers with solar panels on their rooftops which are connected to the national grid, can sell any excess power they generate to the national grid,” External link

herald Wednesday, July 6, 2022 1:32:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Accordingly, the whole production, supply, distribution and retailing framework of electrical power is being reviewed to take into account these positive developments in the economy,” External link

herald Wednesday, July 6, 2022 1:32:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet noted with pleasure that there is an increase in economic activities, especially agriculture, the mining sector as well as the manufacturing sector. Consumers who use above a certain threshold will be charged higher tariffs” External link

newsday Wednesday, July 6, 2022 1:23:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This is an amazing building which has been made possible by a grant from the People’s Republic of China which shows the deep relations between the two countries,” External link

herald Friday, July 1, 2022 3:04:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “There’s a lot of work which has been done and it is sad for anyone to close their eyes and not see the work which is on the ground,” External link

herald Friday, July 1, 2022 3:04:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We now have female Editors and general managers of newspapers unlike before. We also have a female CEO and several female directors at ZBC,” External link

herald Saturday, June 25, 2022 2:08:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Amendment Bill ) : "The definition of the Bill will also include the definition of forced labour or service exploitation in relation to the crime of human trafficking, such as all forms of slavery or practice similar to slavery, sexual exploitation, prostitution, child and adult pornography, debt bondage, servitude, forced labour and services, child labour, unlawful removal of body organs, forced marriage and impregnation of a female person against her will for the purpose of selling her child when the child is born," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 23, 2022 9:12:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “The definition of the Bill will also include the definition of forced labour or service exploitation in relation to the crime of human trafficking, such as all forms of slavery or practice similar to slavery, sexual exploitation, prostitution, child and adult pornography, debt bondage, servitude, forced labour and services, child labour, unlawful removal of body organs, forced marriage and impregnation of a female person against her will for the purpose of selling her child when the child is born,” External link

newsday Thursday, June 23, 2022 1:03:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The President is creating an environment in which everyone is empowered, but we can only enjoy this environment if everyone, including our young women, know the values of such an environment,” “The YW4ED has a mission to unite young women through inclusion in all sectoral projects. It welcomes every girl and young woman regardless of their parents’ political affiliation because it is inclusive” External link

herald Monday, May 30, 2022 1:46:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “I wish to convey my heartfelt condolences to the Guranungo family on the sad passing on of Ms Millicent Dengwani, deputy director in the International Communication Services Directorate. Ms Dengwani passed on this morning, May 27 2022. She has been unwell for some time” External link

herald Saturday, May 28, 2022 3:35:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “She was instrumental in the development of background papers on bilateral and multilateral issues, most recently on Zimbabwe and Botswana,” External link

herald Saturday, May 28, 2022 3:35:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services ministry further expresses unreserved gratitude to the AU and Sadc for initiating the now widely embraced 25th October Anti-Sanctions Resolution," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 25, 2022 9:20:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The intention is to maintain at least a 30-day stock cover, which, at the current consumption levels, translates to 150 million litres. This fuel would be released onto the market to plug supply gaps or to stabilize prices,” External link

herald Tuesday, May 24, 2022 1:40:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “After completing Ordinary Level at Fatima High School in 2008, young Vusumuzi attended Masmore College in 2009 and graduated with a Certificate in International Computer Driver’s Licence. He later on attained a Diploma in ICT (Information Communication Technology) at Boston City College in South Africa in the year 2012,” “He became a board member of the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe in 2019 and served diligently. May work colleagues, friends and the Khumalo family be comforted and take solace as we mourn with them on the untimely departure of a workmate, friend and brother. Chief Mabhikwa will always be remembered” External link

newsday Monday, May 23, 2022 9:53:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “President Mnangagwa said he would like to be remembered as a reformist. A reformist who changes people’s lives, who makes sure he won’t leave anyone behind or any place behind,” “This is in line with this bold pragmatic pronouncement that we are witnessing here today. We are excited. It is a day to be very excited, we are witnesses the sincerity of that bold move which the President took when he took over in this New Dispensation, which we refer to as the Second Republic,” External link

herald Saturday, May 21, 2022 2:13:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Sputnik (a vaccine made in Russia) was availed to us and they continue to support us despite them going through the turmoil they are in and we also deliberated on the mass media exchange programmes, how it is imperative for us to exchange on media content,” “We want our journalists to be able to go to Russia and see how the media there operates and we also have Russian journalists coming in to see how Zimbabwe operates” External link

herald Friday, May 20, 2022 2:49:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “President Mnangagwa said he would like to be remembered as a reformist. A reformist who changes people’s lives, who makes sure he won’t leave anyone behind or any place behind,” “This is in line with this bold pragmatic pronouncement that we are witnessing here today. We are excited. It is a day to be very excited, we are witnesses to the sincerity of that bold move which the President took when he took over in this New Dispensation, which we refer to as the Second Republic,” External link

herald Friday, May 20, 2022 2:49:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This is why as Government we made the decision to have these consultative processes as we realign our laws to the Constitution. It is my hope that we will all work together during this process and come up with a law that speaks to the needs of the Zimbabwe media sector and its practitioners as well as our vision as a nation ensuring that we leave no one and no place behind as we march towards Vision 2030,” External link

herald Thursday, May 19, 2022 2:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (AIPPA) was repealed and in its place was enacted, the Freedom of Information Act and the Zimbabwe Media Commission Act , in an effort to realise freedom of expression. We are also working on the Media Practitioners Bill which will focus on co-regulation in the sector,” External link

herald Thursday, May 19, 2022 2:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Government has, therefore, increased efforts to improve the strategic fuel reserve, with US$40 million worth of fuel having been procured in the last six months," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 18, 2022 8:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The overall number of new cases increased during the week, with 910 cases recorded, compared to 361 the previous week. An average of 130 new cases were reported per day, compared to 52 the previous week. A total of 49 new admissions were recorded compared to 42 the previous week, with eight patients admitted to the intensive care unit," "The nation is further being informed that 14 new COVID-19 cases were detected through the school surveillance system. This brings the number of cases recorded since the beginning of the second term on May 3, 2022 to 66. The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education continues to provide the requisite facilitation for the on-going COVID-19 vaccination blitz campaign in schools" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 18, 2022 8:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government has, therefore, increased efforts to improve the strategic fuel reserve, with US$40 million worth of fuel having been procured in the last six months,” External link

herald Wednesday, May 18, 2022 2:34:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The overall number of new cases increased during the week, with 910 cases recorded, compared to 361 the previous week. An average of 130 new cases were reported per day, compared to 52 the previous week. A total of 49 new admissions were recorded compared to 42 the previous week, with eight patients admitted to the intensive care unit,” “The nation is further being informed that 14 new COVID-19 cases were detected through the school surveillance system. This brings the number of cases recorded since the beginning of the second term on May 3, 2022 to 66. The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education continues to provide the requisite facilitation for the on-going COVID-19 vaccination blitz campaign in schools” External link

newsday Wednesday, May 18, 2022 1:32:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Government is in the process of coming up with relevant regulations to enable liberalisation of the public transport sector. These will include the licensing of operators on any given route. The regulations will go a long way in alleviating the plight of urban commuters. Government takes this opportunity to assure citizens that it has the travelling public interests at heart, and will expend all efforts to ensure that the situation is expeditiously ameliorated. The nation will be kept abreast of developments on this matter," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, May 16, 2022 8:34:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Here in Zimbabwe, with the little that we have from domestic resources, we have managed to build back better. At times, we fail to appreciate what we have, but if you look closely, you will realise that we have done so much to better our lives especially after experiencing disasters such as Cyclone Idai,” External link

herald Friday, May 13, 2022 2:53:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The reopening of schools and the onset of winter is usually associated with a rise in new cases," External link

BBCMonitoring Wednesday, May 11, 2022 10:01:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet notes that the fertiliser production sector plays a critical role in ensuring successful agricultural production which is the bedrock of our economy,” “Government is thus looking at ways of recapitalising the sector, including through listing on the stock exchange in order to attract suitable investors” External link

herald Wednesday, May 11, 2022 3:24:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Province ) : “Cabinet would like to highlight that Dinson Iron and Steel Company is setting up a greenfield integrated iron and steel plant, alongside mining of iron in the Chivhu District of Mashonaland East Province and Chirumanzu District of the Midlands Province,” External link

herald Wednesday, May 11, 2022 1:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “There is need to closely monitor the situation in schools before allowing the resumption of sporting activities in these institutions. The reopening of schools and the onset of winter is usually associated with a rise in new cases” External link

newsday Wednesday, May 11, 2022 1:30:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "As we go forward, there is a lot of work to be done so we need to put our heads together and remain steadfast as women, doing tangible work," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, May 10, 2022 10:28:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government wishes to inform the nation that the 2021/22 agricultural season was characterised by the late start of the rains which were received in the last week of December 2021. Rainfall distribution was poor in both space and time. This late onset of the rains caused late plantings, which were later affected by the prolonged dry spell,” “Some farmers were also forced to make several re-plantings as a result of poor crop establishment and the false start to the season. Late rains were received in April 2022, and the impact of these late rains has not yet been captured. The rains came at a time when the majority of the early planted crops had been affected by the dry spell” External link

zimeye Thursday, May 5, 2022 9:04:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This is attributable to the successful implementation of the Presidential Dipping Programme which is being complemented by the Tick Blitz exercise which continues to have a positive knock on tick-borne disease. The national beef cattle herd increased from 5 478 648 cattle in the previous season to 5 509 983 this season, and the national average cattle mortality rate decreased from 11 percent in 2020 to 9 percent in 2021,” “Water for livestock is adequate across the country though it is anticipated that challenges may be encountered as the season progresses. The worst hit areas being Chiredzi, Gutu, Zvimba, Chegutu, and Mhondoro-Ngezi. In order to contain tick borne diseases, cattle were being dipped three to four times per month” External link

zimeye Thursday, May 5, 2022 9:04:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Monica Mutsvangwa ) : "The Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Honourable Monica Mutsvangwa, outlined the progress made on four on-going projects and four new projects in her sector as follows: the four on-going projects are: Nyangani Community Radio Station, Nyanga, Manicaland; Radio Zimbabwe Studios, Mbare, Harare; National University of Science and Technology Campus Radio, Bulawayo; and Lupane State University Campus Radio Station. These projects are now complete and ready for launch," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 5, 2022 9:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "This area does not have any existing infrastructure and mobile networks. The Tower will house a community broadcasting transmitter, while mobile network services can be deployed on that Tower thereby improving access to information by these communities," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 5, 2022 9:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The outcome of this project will be increased participation by grassroots Nyanga communities in local and national affairs as well as enhancing diversity and pluralism in radio broadcasting. The community radio station will cater for the Chihwesa speaking communities in Nyanga," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 5, 2022 9:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "A total of $98,8 billion had been collected by end of February 2022 against a target of $89,6 billion under the Resource Mobilisation Project. A total of $165,4 billion in taxes and non-tax revenue is earmarked for collection by end of the first quarter of 2022, that a total of $71,2 billion had been disbursed towards employment costs, against a target of $75,03 billion," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 5, 2022 9:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The millers and stock feed manufacturers, on the other hand, are urged to use their free funds to import the bulk of the 300 000 tonnes of grain in order to meet their requirements,” External link

herald Thursday, May 5, 2022 2:47:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Monica Mutsvangwa ) : “The Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Honourable Monica Mutsvangwa, outlined the progress made on four on-going projects and four new projects in her sector as follows: the four on-going projects are: Nyangani Community Radio Station, Nyanga, Manicaland; Radio Zimbabwe Studios, Mbare, Harare; National University of Science and Technology Campus Radio, Bulawayo; and Lupane State University Campus Radio Station. These projects are now complete and ready for launch,” External link

herald Thursday, May 5, 2022 2:47:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This area does not have any existing infrastructure and mobile networks. The Tower will house a community broadcasting transmitter, while mobile network services can be deployed on that Tower thereby improving access to information by these communities,” External link

herald Thursday, May 5, 2022 2:47:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The outcome of this project will be increased participation by grassroots Nyanga communities in local and national affairs as well as enhancing diversity and pluralism in radio broadcasting. The community radio station will cater for the Chihwesa speaking communities in Nyanga,” External link

herald Thursday, May 5, 2022 2:47:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Zimbabwe respects the sovereign decisions made by all independent States. When it comes to regional security issues Zimbabwe is guided by collective decisions made by member States” External link

newsday Wednesday, May 4, 2022 1:03:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "They should be very proud of who they are; we have been watching movies from Nigeria and some content on Facebook, but we are saying we can create our own content," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 28, 2022 11:26:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Amendment Bill ) : "The definition of the Bill will also include the definition of forced labour or service exploitation in relation to the crime of human trafficking, such as all forms of slavery or practice similar to slavery, sexual exploitation, prostitution, child and adult pornography, debt bondage, servitude, forced labour and services, child labour, unlawful removal of body organs, forced marriage, impregnation of a female person against her will for the purpose of selling her child when the child is born," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 28, 2022 11:26:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “They should be very proud of who they are; we have been watching movies from Nigeria and some content on Facebook, but we are saying we can create our own content,” External link

herald Thursday, April 28, 2022 3:27:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "I call upon women to go out there and garner support for the ruling party right from the grassroots level," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 18, 2022 12:51:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The nation is being advised to remain vigilant as winter is fast approaching and the country readies for the Easter and Independence holidays. Accordingly, all citizens are urged to continue adhering to the laid down World Health Organisation (WHO) protocols at all times" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 15, 2022 6:15:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Cabinet Committee ) : "This is the beginning of devolution and decentralisation in the spirit of inclusiveness, devolution and decentralisation. This is the second time that the Cabinet Committee is meeting right here in Bulawayo to go through all the preparations. We want to make sure that we don't leave any stone unturned in our quest ot make these celebrations a big success," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, April 9, 2022 11:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Issues of women empowerment are not just human rights issues, they are key for the economic development of any nation. As women, you need to find the right mentors and advisors, and know who you are and where you are coming from so that you can chart the right way forward,” External link

herald Tuesday, April 5, 2022 2:20:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "There is fair media coverage in this country, we make sure that we deal with dis-information, fake news by constantly feeding the Zimbabwean people with the rightful narrative," External link

allafrica Saturday, April 2, 2022 8:46:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “There is fair media coverage in this country, we make sure that we deal with dis-information, fake news by constantly feeding the Zimbabwean people with the rightful narrative,” External link

herald Thursday, March 31, 2022 3:30:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “On marketing of grain, the nation is advised that cumulative grain intake is 1 307 711 metric tonnes, comprising 987 394 metric tonnes of maize, 208 509 metric tonnes of wheat, 99 695 metric tonnes of traditional grains and 12 113 metric tonnes of soyabeans,” “Most of the grain delivered to the GMB was paid for. It is noted that due to the erratic rains, some areas are experiencing food deficiency. Therefore, the government will increase welfare stocks allocation. Cabinet assures the nation that there are sufficient maize stocks to feed the nation and cater for those who are food insecure” External link

newsday Thursday, March 31, 2022 1:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The National Vaccination Blitz saw 481 005 doses being administered between March 21 and 25, 2022," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, March 30, 2022 10:05:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "There were no admissions to the intensive care unit," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, March 30, 2022 10:05:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet has resolved that returning residents and visitors are no longer required to present a negative PCR certificate on arrival at ports of entry,” “Only a valid vaccination certificate showing that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with any one of the World Health Organisation (WHO) approved vaccines will suffice. This is in recognition of the declining COVID-19 new cases, most of which are now very mild or have no symptoms and increasing vaccination coverage. A negative PCR certificate will only be a requirement if the returning resident or visitor is not fully vaccinated. Government wishes to remind all citizens that COVID-19 is still with us and is, therefore, appealing to all Zimbabweans to continue adhering to laid down World Health Organisation (WHO) protocols at all times” External link

newsday Wednesday, March 30, 2022 1:37:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This includes focusing on restorative justice through rehabilitation rather than incarceration of offenders. The Prisons and Correctional Services Act will ensure that the prison system caters for the needs of the vulnerable groups such as pregnant women, juvenile offenders as well as persons with disabilities and other special categories in society that have special needs,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, March 23, 2022 4:19:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Cabinet Committee ) : “Cabinet reports that the purpose of the Bill is to provide for the establishment of an office that caters for the protection and placement of witnesses under temporary, interim and permanent protection. The Bill seeks to regulate the powers, functions and duties of the office,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, March 23, 2022 4:19:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The number of people in need of hospitalisation for Covid-19 continues to decrease, with the country’s bed occupancy rate declining to 2.3 percent during the week under review from 3.0 percent the previous. week. There were no admissions to the intensive care unit,” External link

herald Wednesday, March 23, 2022 1:54:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Paradoxically, it has marshalled inner resilience, giving issue to new sinews of economic growth that is now the pride of friends as it is also the envy of ill-wishers,” External link

herald Tuesday, March 22, 2022 3:34:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen,” External link

herald Tuesday, March 22, 2022 3:34:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We look forward to complete the digitalisation program and I am happy that after our Media Day, we have really generated a lot of interest. Investors are now calling us and this is one of the meetings we have just concluded,” External link

herald Tuesday, March 15, 2022 4:02:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Government is facing challenges of mutual legal assistance from countries like Oman which do not co-operate in trafficking investigations. The victims will be complaining that they are being abused, but the law enforcement agents in Oman would indicate that the victim is not willing to be repatriated to Zimbabwe," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, March 15, 2022 10:01:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government is facing challenges of mutual legal assistance from countries like Oman which do not co-operate in trafficking investigations. The victims will be complaining that they are being abused, but the law enforcement agents in Oman would indicate that the victim is not willing to be repatriated to Zimbabwe,” External link

newsday Tuesday, March 15, 2022 1:24:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Zimbabwe’s ‘Vision 2030’ envisages uplifting the country’s 15 million people into a middle and upper middle-income population by 2030. This will be a gamechanger and the plans to build a $US1 billion media industry will contribute to realise that vision," External link

wam-en Sunday, March 13, 2022 1:06:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "There are many win-win opportunities between both countries," External link

wam-en Sunday, March 13, 2022 1:06:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “So we have opened up the airwaves for more broadcasting players to come into the sector and break the decades-long monopoly of the State broadcaster, the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC), and essentially we have been able to revolutionise the media sector,” External link

herald Sunday, March 13, 2022 8:47:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “There are opportunities in the print media anchored on newsprint. At the moment, our media houses import all the newsprint and we see this an area investors can take advantage of,” External link

herald Sunday, March 13, 2022 8:47:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We hope to have direct investment and/ or possible joint ventures,” External link

herald Sunday, March 13, 2022 8:47:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet wishes to advise the nation that overally, the first round crop and livestock survey confirmed that climate change is upon us and affecting agricultural production. The nation is being assured that every effort is being made to ensure that no Zimbabwean will die of hunger. Adequate stocks of cereals are available for all needy families” External link

newsday Saturday, March 12, 2022 1:29:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The Ministry also managed to repeal the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (AIPPA) and replaced it with the friendly Freedom of Information Act,” External link

herald Friday, March 11, 2022 6:04:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It brings joy to us to be able to give a voice to the marginalised and previously left out communities. The aim of all the above-mentioned efforts is to make sure that we give voices to everyone in our country and to make sure that we leave no one and no place behind,” External link

herald Friday, March 11, 2022 6:04:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “All these activities and opportunities, which have been taking place here at the Expo 2020 Dubai for the last six months tell a story of our Zimbabweans at work and also as they carve their rightful place as citizens of the world,” External link

herald Friday, March 11, 2022 3:14:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "During the week under review, the number of people in need of hospitalisation for COVID-19 increased and the bed occupancy rate increased from 2% last week to 3,2% this week," "A total of 81 new admissions were recorded during the week compared to 51 which occurred last week. No patient was admitted to the intensive care unit," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, March 9, 2022 11:20:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “During the week under review, the number of people in need of hospitalisation for COVID-19 increased and the bed occupancy rate increased from 2% last week to 3,2% this week,” “A total of 81 new admissions were recorded during the week compared to 51 which occurred last week. No patient was admitted to the intensive care unit,” External link

newsday Wednesday, March 9, 2022 1:35:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We need to project the Zimbabwe is Open for Business mindset to our people and international investors,” “Since the ZITF gets extensively covered by both local and international media, it will also get to be livestreamed by different content creators as well. We want a great narrative to come out of the event. ZITF should be a messaging chance for brand Zimbabwe” External link

herald Tuesday, March 8, 2022 12:14:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Strategy ) : "The Second Republic has been unrelenting in advancing in practical, tangible ways the principle that no one and no place should be left behind. Content creators in Bulawayo are no exception to this rule and thus we will not leave you behind," "You are indeed part and parcel of our development agenda as we, through National Development Strategy 1 and 2, build our country brick by brick, stone upon stone" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 7, 2022 9:13:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "I am also inviting you to partner my ministry to mobilise the critical mass of our population to aid the drive towards the realisation of Vision 2030 and the short to medium term targets set in NDS1. To build our economy we need a meaningful call to action," "I know that through the magic of comedy and skits, and well-structured content tailored to specific audiences, you can persuade people who disagree with you or even hate you, to smile and listen. In this digital age people can have the chance to share your content via WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok and this makes your products not only memorable but reach wider audiences" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 7, 2022 9:13:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "In that sense, February has been an epoch-making month for the media industry, as it marks a turn in real terms, towards a truly liberal media landscape. We have begun to reap the fruits of the media landscape reform agenda, which is part of the greater reform trajectory taken by the Second Republic since assuming office," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 7, 2022 9:13:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "I am saying this to give you the assurance that when we move as a ministry, our objective is to secure tangible and positive results, not platitudes. As many of you know, I am also very passionate about women empowerment," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 7, 2022 9:13:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "I want to see content that reflects a Bulawayo as defined by women, a Bulawayo as viewed through the lenses of your individual and collective experiences as women. In doing so, you would have succeeded in bringing to the fore hidden but precious voices that have been suppressed for far too long. You have my full and undivided support," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 7, 2022 9:13:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Strategy ) : “The Second Republic has been unrelenting in advancing in practical, tangible ways the principle that no one and no place should be left behind. Content creators in Bulawayo are no exception to this rule and thus we will not leave you behind,” “You are indeed part and parcel of our development agenda as we, through National Development Strategy 1 and 2, build our country brick by brick, stone upon stone” External link

herald Monday, March 7, 2022 3:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “I am also inviting you to partner my ministry to mobilise the critical mass of our population to aid the drive towards the realisation of Vision 2030 and the short to medium term targets set in NDS1. To build our economy we need a meaningful call to action,” “I know that through the magic of comedy and skits, and well-structured content tailored to specific audiences, you can persuade people who disagree with you or even hate you, to smile and listen. In this digital age people can have the chance to share your content via WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok and this makes your products not only memorable, but reach wider audiences” External link

herald Monday, March 7, 2022 3:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We have begun to reap the fruits of the media landscape reform agenda, which is part of the greater reform trajectory taken by the Second Republic since assuming office,” External link

herald Monday, March 7, 2022 3:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “I am saying this to give you the assurance that when we move as a ministry, our objective is to secure tangible and positive results, not platitudes. As many of you know, I am also very passionate about women empowerment,” External link

herald Monday, March 7, 2022 3:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “I want to see content that reflects a Bulawayo as defined by women, a Bulawayo as viewed through the lenses of your individual and collective experiences as women. In doing so, you would have succeeded in bringing to the fore hidden, but precious voices that have been suppressed for far too long. You have my full and undivided support,” External link

herald Monday, March 7, 2022 3:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "We have a leader in Mnangagwa, who saw it all since independence and now that he is in control, he is busy redressing some of the things that were wrongly done by the previous administration," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, March 5, 2022 1:09:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Let us not let our anger get the better of us. Protest votes will not get us anywhere," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, March 5, 2022 1:09:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The amendments will seek, among other provisions, to provide for consultation with the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission and local authorities before the exercise of powers by the President or Minister responsible, the membership of Councils, devolution of Governmental powers and responsibilities, qualifications of councillors, assumption of office by councillors, the suspension and removal of Councillors from Office, the procedures and appointment of an Independent Tribunal, and the incorporation of Junior Councillors in development programmes under local authorities," "The amendments will also provide for the opening of a Devolution Account, into which revenue from the fiscus will be deposited for the provision of basic services, namely educational and health facilities, water, roads, and electricity within areas under the jurisdiction of the local authorities. Cabinet approved the principles, which are a result of widespread consultations with stakeholders" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, March 2, 2022 9:12:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "In view of the opening up of the economy and the need to enhance service delivery to citizens, Cabinet also resolved that, going forward, the entire civil service should revert to normal working hours, that is 7:45am to 4:45pm" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, March 2, 2022 9:12:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet was also informed that Government and civil service representatives negotiated and agreed on improved conditions of service for civil servants," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, March 2, 2022 9:12:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The nation is also being advised that preparations are underway for the planned national vaccination blitz. The blitz will include the 12 to 15-year age group, in line with the recent Cabinet directive," "Accordingly, all ministries will provide maximum support to the blitz with a view to protecting communities against the severe impact of a potential 5th wave and as such, Cabinet would like to encourage all citizens who have not yet been vaccinated to go and get vaccinated since we are not yet out of the woods" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, March 2, 2022 9:12:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In view of the opening up of the economy and the need to enhance service delivery to citizens, Cabinet also resolved that, going forward, the entire civil service should revert to normal working hours, that is 7:45am to 4:45pm” External link

herald Wednesday, March 2, 2022 5:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet was also informed that Government and civil service representatives negotiated and agreed on improved conditions of service for civil servants,” External link

herald Wednesday, March 2, 2022 5:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The nation is also being advised that preparations are underway for the planned national vaccination blitz. The blitz will include the 12 to 15-year age group, in line with the recent Cabinet directive,” “Accordingly, all ministries will provide maximum support to the blitz with a view to protecting communities against the severe impact of a potential 5th wave and as such, Cabinet would like to encourage all citizens who have not yet been vaccinated to go and get vaccinated since we are not yet out of the woods” External link

herald Wednesday, March 2, 2022 5:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “By dint of the personal rapport between President Mnangagwa and President Masisi, we are now bossom friends. The two have smoothened all wrinkles including those inherited from our shared colonial past” External link

herald Saturday, February 26, 2022 3:14:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The licensing of six private television stations and other broadcasting offerings over the past few years is ample testimony that the Second Republic, under the astute leadership of His Excellency President ED Mnangagwa, fully embraces the private media,” External link

herald Saturday, February 26, 2022 3:14:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The sites are expected to avail 324 blocks of flats yielding a cumulative 5,184 units for emergency settlements. The total cost required for construction of flats up to 2023 amounts to U.S. $377 million," External link

voanews Tuesday, February 22, 2022 7:46:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The sites are expected to avail 324 blocks of flats yielding a cumulative 5,184 units for emergency settlements. The total cost required for construction of flats up to 2023 amounts to U.S. $377 million," External link

voanews Tuesday, February 22, 2022 2:16:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “On the option of buying out land owners through offer of compensation, with beneficiaries being asked to contribute to the reimbursement of the land value to Government, negotiations with the owner of Whitecliffe Farm were initiated, and a compensation amount of ZW$4,476 billion was submitted to Treasury,” “The funding is yet to be availed, and deliberations on the modalities of the compensation are ongoing. Pertaining to the allocation of alternative land to affected owners, negotiations have been initiated with the owners of Stoneridge and Ordar Farms” External link

herald Friday, February 18, 2022 12:00:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The Government is encouraging local authorities to open up similar projects in other cities and towns as a way to ensure environmentally-friendly management of waste in the country," External link

allafrica Friday, February 18, 2022 3:30:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Government takes great exception to some influential and government officials who are also involved in illegal mining activities. These should desist from such activities forthwith. Government would take stern action against all those involved" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, February 17, 2022 8:49:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The Gold Centres provide machinery and transport to the miners, while the artisanal miners on the other hand, are expected to provide sufficient feed stock to the centres. The artisanal miners are also expected to benefit through higher returns from the processing of the feed ore they supply to the centres," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, February 17, 2022 8:49:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Concerning cotton, the cabinet wishes to advise the public that the delayed payment of farmers and late onset of the rains affected the total area that was put to seed cotton,” “A total of 367 945ha was put under seed cotton compared to the 380 127ha in the 2020/21 season. In a bid to increase shareholding in the Cotton Company of Zimbabwe, the government has engaged consultants” External link

newsday Wednesday, February 16, 2022 7:09:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Cabinet Committee ) : "Cabinet reports that the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development has since released $1 billion from the 2022 Budget to ERRP2, and a further $500 million to DDF to facilitate response to some of the weather-related emergencies," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 16, 2022 9:40:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet noted with dismay the reported absenteeism by some teachers and Headmasters," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 16, 2022 9:40:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "In view of the continued decline in new cases and deaths coupled with a declining testing positivity rate that is indicating that the community transmission has gone down, all ports of entry be: reopened but ensuring that all the recommended Covid-19 prevention measures are adhered to. " External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 16, 2022 9:40:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Treasury will release adequate funds to support vaccine risk communication and community engagement campaigns as well as the updated provincial vaccine strategies and micro-plans that aim to ramp up vaccinations," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 16, 2022 9:40:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Treasury will release adequate funds to support vaccine risk communication and community engagement campaigns as well as the updated provincial vaccine strategies and micro-plans that aim to ramp up vaccinations,” External link

herald Wednesday, February 16, 2022 3:33:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet would like to commend those teachers who have continued to attend to their duties,” External link

herald Wednesday, February 16, 2022 3:33:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet considered and approved the Joint Venture Agreement for the design, build, operate and transfer for the Pomona waste management facility and waste-to-energy plant project between the City of Harare and Geogenix BV which was presented by the Minister of Local Government and Public Works, Hon July Moyo, as Chairman of the Ad Hoc Cabinet Committee,” External link

herald Wednesday, February 16, 2022 3:33:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Cabinet Committee ) : “Cabinet reports that the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development has since released $1 billion from the 2022 Budget to ERRP2, and a further $500 million to DDF to facilitate response to some of the weather-related emergencies,” External link

herald Wednesday, February 16, 2022 3:33:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We are ready to fly and the challenge is now on, for other community radio stations in other parts of the country that were licensed to also start operating now that we have the first one (Avuxeni FM) that has now gone on air” External link

herald Monday, February 14, 2022 3:16:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Your work must enable us to build resilience and project a positive outlook for our citizens even in the face of despair. That said, we also need to work together to enhance the commercial appeal of your products, so that our artists are properly remunerated for their efforts, especially in the mainstream media,” External link

herald Saturday, February 12, 2022 6:54:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This is the first time it has happened and shows that the Second Republic is people-centred and is goal-oriented. It is important that we are measured in what we do so the focus is now on service delivery,” External link

herald Friday, February 11, 2022 3:06:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "There is need to mobilise, convince and win the hearts of both unregistered and registered voters if we need to attain our 5 million votes goal," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 6, 2022 11:36:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The project will result in the National Oil Infrastructure Company of Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd and Coven Energy Ltd entering into a 50-50 public-private partnership. " External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 30, 2022 8:48:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "These awards come at a time when my Ministry last year licensed several community radio stations and newspapers as we listened to growing concerns of the media industry to open up the media space. " External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 30, 2022 11:54:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It is against this background that we want to appeal to you, ladies and gentlemen, to also desist from facilitating or promoting the commission of a crime. This highly unethical conduct kills your professionalism and batters the respect due to you as society begins to frown on you," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 30, 2022 11:54:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “My Ministry will strive to create a conducive investment and operating environment that will enable business growth and further investments in the media to benefit both the economy and our people. This is in line with the Second Republic’s thrust of liberalising the airwaves and being open for business,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, January 29, 2022 8:21:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “My Ministry will strive to create a conducive investment and operating environment that will enable business growth and further investments in the media to benefit both the economy and our people. This is in line with the Second Republic’s thrust of liberalising the airwaves and being open for business,” External link

herald Saturday, January 29, 2022 8:04:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The framing of sub-Saharan Africa in global media constantly depicts us in the mould of vulnerability, indigence and inane incapacity, thus justifying the need to intervene under dubious provisions such as the responsibility to protect that were used in the case of Libya, which by the way now lies in ruins," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, January 13, 2022 2:18:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "More licences have been granted to both television and radio operators, mostly private investors. This will enable fuller and intended use of the frequency spectrum in line with global technological advances" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, January 13, 2022 2:18:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “All government departments will stop face-to-face meetings. All remaining end-of-year planning and other such critical meetings shall be held virtually,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, December 22, 2021 12:16:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “All government departments will stop face-to-face meetings. All remaining end-of-year planning and other such critical meetings shall be held virtually,” External link

africanbusinessmagazine Tuesday, December 21, 2021 3:46:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We should write our own stories, rather than wait for outsiders to do it for us,” External link

herald Tuesday, December 21, 2021 3:15:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Judicial Services Commission ) : "Focus will be on smart policing, which involves the movement of dockets from the police to the court system, and finally the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS)," "In addition, the stations will have their bandwidth subscription for 12 months paid for in full. The initiative will also see the ZRP, local authorities and other security services being connected to the Smart Transport and Traffic Management System. This will enable easy identification and follow-up of traffic offenders and their sanctioning" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, December 16, 2021 1:19:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet invites the public to note that digitalisation of systems is targeted at eliminating corruption at the institutions through reduction of human interface as well as advancing the country's ease of doing business programme," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, December 16, 2021 1:19:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Judicial Services Commission ) : “Focus will be on smart policing, which involves the movement of dockets from the police to the court system, and finally the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS),” “In addition, the stations will have their bandwidth subscription for 12 months paid for in full. The initiative will also see the ZRP, local authorities and other security services being connected to the Smart Transport and Traffic Management System. This will enable easy identification and follow-up of traffic offenders and their sanctioning” External link

newsday Thursday, December 16, 2021 1:37:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet invites the public to note that digitalisation of systems is targeted at eliminating corruption at the institutions through reduction of human interface as well as advancing the country’s ease of doing business programme,” External link

newsday Thursday, December 16, 2021 1:37:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "this is a very good win-win situation" External link

sinacom-en Wednesday, December 15, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Prevention measures being implemented such as vaccination continue to contribute to the reduction in the severe impact of this virus," External link

sinacom-en Wednesday, December 15, 2021 7:00:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “All government departments will stop face to face meetings. All remaining end of year planning and other such critical meetings shall be held virtually. Communities at all levels are urged to remain vigilant and to continue adhering to COVID-19 prevention measures. COVID-19 lockdown measures have been extended by another two weeks,” External link

newsday Wednesday, December 15, 2021 1:27:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The private sector also acknowledged the Global Compensation Agreement and noted that this would go a long way in guaranteeing the real value for land. They recommended that going forward land should become a balance sheet item which people can borrow against, turning farming into a business in the truest sense," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, December 12, 2021 11:05:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet is concerned that there has been a sharp increase in the average total number of new cases reported per day during the past two weeks," "Therefore, the government will scale up vaccination and tighten up measures to curb the spread of the virus" External link

allafrica Sunday, December 12, 2021 7:51:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Government will be establishing vaccination sites at the main intra and inter-city bus termini to ensure that those not vaccinated, but wish to do so can have doses administered before they board the public transport," "Please note that there will be a time when people will not be allowed to board public transport without a valid vaccination card" External link

allafrica Sunday, December 12, 2021 7:51:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Please note that there will be a time when people will not be allowed to board public transport without a valid vaccination card,” External link

herald Wednesday, December 8, 2021 3:41:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The private sector also acknowledged the Global Compensation Agreement and noted that this would go a long way in guaranteeing the real value for land. They recommended that going forward land should become a balance sheet item which people can borrow against, turning farming into a business in the truest sense,” External link

herald Wednesday, December 8, 2021 3:41:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government will be establishing vaccination sites at main intra and intercity bus termini so as to ensure that those not vaccinated but wishing to do so can have the doses administered before boarding public transport,” “Time is coming when people will not be allowed to board public transport without a valid vaccination card” External link

newsday Wednesday, December 8, 2021 1:24:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet notes with concern that there has been a sharp increase in the average total number of new cases reported per day during the past two weeks,” External link

newsday Wednesday, December 8, 2021 1:24:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “I say this because without access to information that outlines national development strategies for all, communities cannot move in step with national objectives. No vision is attainable without the necessary buy-in of the majority of our citizens,” “I, therefore, expect that your thrust today will focus on servicing the rural areas, where the majority of our people reside, so that we completely eliminate areas without TV and radio signals” External link

herald Monday, December 6, 2021 10:56:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Ideas must be incubated to derive immediate value from the recently licensed free-to-air commercial television stations and the newly commissioned digital broadcasting platform,” “The Corporation must also unlock funding from public-private partnerships on investment platforms such as the ongoing Expo 2020 Dubai” External link

herald Monday, December 6, 2021 10:56:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The pilot entails the use of ICTs to facilitate the provision of clinical health care using real time two way communication between physicians and patients at remote rural centres,” External link

herald Wednesday, November 24, 2021 12:23:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Strategy ) : “The smart health system will be able to be opened to similar international health systems when there is need. Development work had already started and should be completed during the National Development Strategy 1 period,” External link

herald Wednesday, November 24, 2021 12:23:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It is pleasing to note that in actual numbers, the cumulative number of vaccines administered during the reporting week increased compared to last week,” External link

herald Wednesday, November 24, 2021 1:44:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The President highlighted that the Second Republic had introduced several interventions that have improved the lives of children, including among others the Women’s Bank, a Youth Empowerment Bank, and a desk for youth at every ministry,” “Government notes that this event was historical in that this is the first time ever that four Heads of State have come together to simultaneously engage the youth on their concerns” External link

herald Wednesday, November 24, 2021 1:44:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa says : “due to extensive damage on roads, some areas have been rendered inaccessible,” External link

theindependent Friday, November 19, 2021 8:10:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The number of COVID-19 cases in schools is declining. The number of people in need of hospitalization for COVID-19 also decreased, with no patients under intensive care. In general, therefore, this indicates that the national response measures instituted by government continue to pay off and that the pandemic is being brought under control,” External link

voanews Thursday, November 18, 2021 9:43:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The calendar of events lined up to 31 March 2022 can be obtained on the Expo 2020 Dubai website at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade,” External link

herald Thursday, November 18, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "On the procurement of vaccines, it is advised that 435 600 doses were received on 5 November 2021, bringing the cumulative number of vaccines received to date to 13,258 000 doses," "Government takes this opportunity to assure the nation that most of the country's vaccines still have some years to go before expiration" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 17, 2021 8:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "To cater for the increase in demand for both primary and secondary education and ensure that no child walks more than 5 km to school, the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education intends to build 3 000 new schools by 2025," "During implementation of the project, more secondary than primary boarding schools will be constructed in an endeavour to satisfy increased demand. Some existing day schools will be converted into boarding schools, while some low-cost boarding facilities will be constructed at existing schools as the need arises. The project will be implemented in phases next year starting with 144 model 21st century Government primary and secondary boarding schools spread across all the country's 10 provinces" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 17, 2021 8:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "More schools are needed to accommodate the projected increase to 5 657 412 for the school-going age group. The Covid-19 pandemic has also increased the demand for new schools and additional school infrastructure so as to decongest existing boarding schools," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 17, 2021 8:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Currently, there are 9 778 schools, with 6 798 primary and 2 980 being secondary schools, and a total enrolment of 4 659 993. Only 1,9 percent of the 6 798 primary schools are boarding schools, with only 35 of these being Government owned. Of the 2 980 secondary schools, only 10,6 percent are boarding schools and only 60 are owned by Government. The boarding secondary schools can only accommodate 24 000 learners, a mere 0,52 percent of the current enrolment," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 17, 2021 8:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The demand for education continues rising, with 37,3 percent of the country’s estimated total population being of school-going age. More schools are needed to accommodate the projected increase to 5 657 412 for the school-going age group,” External link

herald Wednesday, November 17, 2021 3:23:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa explained : “Some existing day schools will be converted into boarding schools, while some low-cost boarding facilities will be constructed at existing schools as the need arises,” External link

herald Wednesday, November 17, 2021 3:23:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We need to take up these powerful political positions and develop our country. Women have the expertise to come up with good policies, and they are very capable,” External link

newsday Monday, November 8, 2021 1:29:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We should continue to encourage our communities to continue wearing masks, washing of hands and other social distancing measures,” External link

herald Friday, November 5, 2021 3:54:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We don’t want journalists who just rely on speeches but investigative journalism is key,” External link

herald Thursday, November 4, 2021 4:40:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We have actually come up with a cyber-team that is constantly on social media to monitor what people send and receive since we cannot wish social media away,” “We are also appealing to the Zimbabweans and top government officials that whatever message they post on social media should be to build not to destroy the community” External link

newsday Thursday, November 4, 2021 1:31:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Constantino Chiwenga ) : “This indicates that the lockdown in public health measures currently in place are effective in controlling the transmission of the virus. In this regard, the level 2 national lockdown is hereby extended for another two weeks by the acting President of Zimbabwe, Constantino Chiwenga,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, November 3, 2021 2:16:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The last two weeks has seen a reduction in the number of cases of Covid-19 which has resulted in the country recording an average of 45 new cases per day and an average of one death per day,” “This indicates that the lockdown public health measures currently in place are effective in controlling the transmission of the virus” External link

herald Wednesday, November 3, 2021 3:54:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Globally and nationally, public health discussions have been ongoing regarding extending vaccination to children and other special groups such as pregnant and breastfeeding mothers,” “Based on the available scientific data in line with Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe guidance, the specialist paediatricians have recommended the vaccination of the 16 to 17 years-age group with the Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine” External link

herald Wednesday, November 3, 2021 3:54:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The Government of Zimbabwe, through the Ministry of Health and Child Care, is determined that Zimbabwe achieves herd immunity by the end of December 2021,” External link

herald Wednesday, November 3, 2021 3:54:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Journalism protection is critical. Journalism can never be a crime. Ending impunity for crimes against journalists is a job that stakeholders should do together” External link

newsday Wednesday, November 3, 2021 1:33:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : “Government has been encouraging media houses to have gender policies and safety mechanisms for female journalists, including against sexual harassment,” External link

herald Tuesday, November 2, 2021 5:07:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The budgetary allocation to the health sector has been increasing over the years, with the $54 billion allocated in the 2021 Budget, representing 13 percent of the national Budget. The mortality rate of those in the 15 to 49 year age group also continues to decline, having been recorded at 6,28 deaths per 1 000 females and 6,09 deaths per 1 000 males in 2019. This is a notable drop when compared to the 2014 mortality rate of 9,84 deaths per 1 000 females and 9,79 males per 1 000 males. The advent of the Covid-19 outbreak enhanced investment in the health sector," External link

allafrica Monday, November 1, 2021 10:01:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It is in line with this directive that the modules will be introduced," "The envisaged training programmes will therefore equip healthcare workers with correct standard operating procedures in the discharge of their duties, improved and efficient management skills, and patriotism that promote transparency, accountability and good governance and a high performance work culture that goes beyond the call of duty" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 28, 2021 8:56:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Movement of boarders during term time as well as general non-compliance with the standard operating procedures for the prevention and management of Covid-19 and other influenza-like illnesses in the primary and secondary education sector has contributed to outbreaks in schools,” “It has been observed that some private schools are not fully observing of the provisions of the Education Act as evidenced by the continued practice of allowing parents to withdraw boarders from school for exeat weekend or for half term school breaks during the pandemic, and that enforcement of the Public Health Act on such unsanctioned movement of learners during the pandemic will be evoked and strengthened” External link

herald Thursday, October 28, 2021 2:14:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The proposed modules will cover public health service orientation which speaks to national heritage and patriotism, management skills development, conflict management and tailor-made courses in areas such as sexual harassment,” External link

newsday Thursday, October 28, 2021 1:20:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Movement of boarders during term time as well as general non-compliance with the standard operating procedures for the prevention and management of Covid-19 and other influenza-like illnesses in the primary and secondary education sector has contributed to outbreaks in schools,” “It has been observed that some private schools are not fully observing of the provisions of the Education Act as evidenced by the continued practice of allowing parents to withdraw boarders from school for exeat weekend or for half term school breaks during the pandemic, and that enforcement of the Public Health Act on such unsanctioned movement of learners during the pandemic will be evoked and strengthened” External link

zimeye Wednesday, October 27, 2021 6:12:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The public will recall that, at its 28th meeting, Cabinet agreed that the national health service training and induction be developed,” “It is in line with this directive that the modules will be introduced” External link

zimeye Wednesday, October 27, 2021 6:12:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Movement of boarders during term time as well as general non-compliance with the standard operating procedures for the prevention and management of Covid-19 and other influenza-like illnesses in the primary and secondary education sector has contributed to outbreaks in schools,” “It has been observed that some private schools are not fully observing of the provisions of the Education Act as evidenced by the continued practice of allowing parents to withdraw boarders from school for exeat weekend or for half term school breaks during the pandemic, and that enforcement of the Public Health Act on such unsanctioned movement of learners during the pandemic will be evoked and strengthened” External link

herald Wednesday, October 27, 2021 1:43:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The public will recall that, at its 28th meeting, Cabinet agreed that the national health service training and induction be developed,” “It is in line with this directive that the modules will be introduced” External link

herald Wednesday, October 27, 2021 1:43:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “On CBZ Agro-Yield/Command Agriculture Programme, preparations for the summer cropping season, the nation is advised that currently CBZ Agro-Yield has 18 000 metric tonnes and 15 000 metric tonnes of basal and top dressing fertilisers, respectively,” “Seed is adequately available. Farmers can promptly collect seed from Seed Co and K2. CBZ is in the process of finalising inputs supply agreements with ARDA Seeds, Syngenta and Torcek” External link

herald Wednesday, October 27, 2021 1:43:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Regarding farmer payments, a total of $1 billion was received from Treasury last week and cumulative receipts now amount to $36,059 billion,” “Grain delivered to date is valued at $40,574 billion, giving an outstanding balance of $4,51 billion” External link

herald Wednesday, October 27, 2021 1:43:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It is pleasing to note that the backlog has since been reduced to the current 184 000. It is anticipated that the backlog would have been cleared by the end of December 2021,” External link

herald Wednesday, October 27, 2021 1:43:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Focus will now shift to other disadvantaged communities, including Binga and vulnerable communities along the borders of the country,” External link

herald Wednesday, October 27, 2021 1:43:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “These numbers have not come by accident but are testimony to the excellent conservation efforts by Zimbabwe. These wildlife efforts have not come cheap, but have taken resources from our economy, even at a time the country is disabled by the sanctions that have been in place for the past 20 years” “It is also sad to note that the growing animal population, while it has earned us praise across the globe, has come at the cost of the lives of our people due to human-wildlife conflict” External link

herald Thursday, October 21, 2021 12:38:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Province ) : "Lupane Composite Government Offices Construction project in Matabeleland North is 88% complete and well on course to be completed before the end of the year. Construction of the Siakobvu Composite Government Office Block in Mashonaland West Province is ongoing. The Kanyemba Layout Plan project in the Mbire District of Mashonaland Province has recorded significant progress and awaits surveying by drones to be undertaken by the Zimbabwe National Geo-Spatial and Space Science Agency (ZINGSA). The Tugwi-Mukosi Master Plan is 80% complete, while the New City (Mt Hampden) Master Plan is 60% complete," "The targeted construction of 10 houses under the Chimanimani Disaster Recovery programme was being undertaken. The construction of schools and clinics and other projects under the devolution funds had registered remarkable progress in the provinces" External link

allafrica Thursday, October 21, 2021 1:28:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "1 500 hectares out of the 2 500 hectares targeted for clearing under the Lowveld Irrigated Agriculture Greenbelt Programme have been completed, while the 440 hectares have been developed or rehabilitated for irrigation under the Maka 80 Facility," External link

allafrica Thursday, October 21, 2021 1:28:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It was the Western countries and our former colonisers who continuously want to put albatross around Zimbabwe. This was done to make sure that there is a regime change agenda in the country," "In fact, they wanted the people of this country to scream so that they can then say we don't need the Zanu PF, our revolutionary party to be ruling this country. We are just calling those who put these sanctions to say 'look they are not serving any purpose except to delay the process of economic development in our country" External link

allafrica Thursday, October 21, 2021 1:28:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "As announced at the last post-Cabinet press briefing, Government is focusing on accelerating the provision of non-monetary benefits to health workers as a short to medium-term measure to stem the brain drain observed in the health sector. " External link

allafrica Thursday, October 21, 2021 1:28:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “To remedy the situation, the government will, in the long-term, establish an environmental levy on all activities that degrade the environment,” External link

newsday Thursday, October 21, 2021 1:13:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The proposed amendments will align the Act to the Constitution and strengthen the Act by providing for the comprehensive protection of the country’s environment in a manner that ensures sustainable development,” “Cognisant that environmental issues have taken centre stage nationally and internationally, the amendments will also harmonise the Act with the Public Entities and Corporate Governance Act as well as regional and international treaties and conventions which Zimbabwe is party to” External link

newsday Thursday, October 21, 2021 1:13:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "As announced at the last post-Cabinet press briefing, Government is focusing on accelerating the provision of non-monetary benefits to health workers as a short to medium-term measure to stem the brain drain observed in the health sector. " External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, October 20, 2021 10:11:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The working party membership includes the original taskforce working party members, provincial development coordinators and provincial medical directors,” External link

herald Wednesday, October 20, 2021 2:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “As announced at the last post-Cabinet Press briefing, the government is focusing on accelerating the provision of non-monetary benefits to health workers as a short-to-medium-term measure to stem the brain drain observed in the health sector,” External link

newsday Wednesday, October 20, 2021 1:31:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It was the Western countries and our former colonisers who continuously want to put albatross around Zimbabwe. This was done to make sure that there is a regime change agenda in the country,” “In fact, they wanted the people of this country to scream so that they can then say we don’t need the Zanu PF, our revolutionary party to be ruling this country. We are just calling those who put these sanctions to say ‘look they are not serving any purpose except to delay the process of economic development in our country” External link

herald Thursday, October 14, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet wishes to inform the nation that Government continues to pursue bilateral agreements with destination countries for our health professionals within the World Health Organisation framework," External link

allafrica Wednesday, October 13, 2021 12:32:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "This translates to a national coverage of 37, 3 percent for the first dose and 28,3 percent for the second. The Ministry of Health and Child Care has dispatched a team to Chitungwiza City to raise awareness and ramp up vaccination efforts to raise vaccine uptake by residents in Chitungwiza," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "There has been a general decline of Covid-19 cases reported in schools. The Ministry of Health and Child Care remains on high alert to contain any surges in Covid-19 cases in learning institutions," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet wishes to inform the public that the inter-ministerial committee identified the causes of the brain in the health sector," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:38:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet wishes to further inform citizens that the country is expecting a delivery of 5 000 000 syringes in November 2021. This will complement the 13 243 200 Covid-19 vaccines which have so far been procured,” External link

herald Wednesday, October 13, 2021 3:55:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "Let's be united and rally behind President Mnangagwa's leadership. President Mnangagwa has only been in power for three years," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 8, 2021 9:38:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “Let’s be united and rally behind President Mnangagwa’s leadership. President Mnangagwa has only been in power for three years,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, October 6, 2021 11:06:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "All licenced bars can now open to fully vaccinated clients. Bar owners are required to ensure that Covid-19 protocols and guidelines are enforced, failure of which licences will be withdrawn," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 5, 2021 11:11:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government is looking into sustainable ways of improving the conditions of service for nurses, doctors, and other health professionals. This is in light of the huge workload the professionals are burdened within this era of the Covid-19 pandemic” External link

theindependent Saturday, October 2, 2021 5:06:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Government is looking into sustainable ways of improving the conditions of service for nurses, doctors, and other health professionals. This is in light of the huge workload the professionals are burdened within this era of the Covid-19 pandemic" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 1, 2021 10:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Regarding vaccine procurement, the public is informed that delivery of the 500 000 Sinopharm vaccine doses which were ordered from China is expected in June 2021” External link

zimeye Tuesday, June 22, 2021 11:04:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Regarding vaccine procurement, the public is informed that delivery of the 500 000 Sinopharm vaccine doses which were ordered from China is expected in June 2021" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, June 20, 2021 10:07:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Regarding vaccine procurement, the public is informed that delivery of the 500 000 Sinopharm vaccine doses which were ordered from China is expected in June 2021” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, June 20, 2021 2:07:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "We have no doubt as a Ministry that within the time frame of 18 months, which is the deadline, they will go live. They have 18 months within which to put their things together," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 17, 2021 8:51:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We have no doubt as a Ministry that within the time frame of 18 months, which is the deadline, they will go live. They have 18 months within which to put their things together,” External link

herald Thursday, June 17, 2021 2:47:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet was informed that site preparatory works for the Chimanimani Digital Terrestrial launch were completed and the launch thereof will be held at a later date. A pilot Digital Terrestrial Television service in Gokwe will be commissioned and launched” External link

herald Thursday, June 17, 2021 1:11:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The slab has been completed and currently there is work on brick work to roof level,” External link

herald Thursday, June 17, 2021 1:11:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The surge is mostly attributable to the general complacency in adhering to the set Covid-19 preventive and precautionary measures both in the communities and workplaces,” “Reinforcement of the containment and preventive measures, encapsulated in the extraordinary Government Gazette of 14th June 2021 (Statutory Instrument 170 of 2021), has thus been instituted to curb the spike in Covid-19 cases and deaths. This will ultimately contain a third wave of the Covid-19 outbreak” External link

zimeye Wednesday, June 16, 2021 1:19:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The 27 percent of rural households will translate into approximately 2 942 897 individuals requiring 262 856t of cereal (maize grain). A targeted movement of food from surplus areas to vulnerable areas will be undertaken since the country is generally expecting 828 263t cereal surplus according to the 2021 Second Round Crop Assessment Report,” External link

herald Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:13:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It is expected that some urban dwellers may experience food insufficiency for which Government is ready to provide the required support. Development partners and donor agencies are encouraged to procure food from inside the country as imports will not be necessary,” External link

herald Wednesday, June 16, 2021 12:13:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "A targeted movement of food from surplus areas to vulnerable areas will be undertaken since the country is generally expecting 828,263 metric tonnes of cereal surplus, according to the 2021 Second Round Crop Assessment Report," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:25:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The research conducted revealed that financial constraints, age and adolescence pregnancy were some of the notable reasons why about 23% of the children were not in school,” “As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the country has witnessed increased support from Treasury and, a reduction of assistance from the development partners. At least 54% of the households received support from government, with development partners complementing these efforts by supporting 25% of the households,” External link

newsday Wednesday, June 16, 2021 1:06:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “By assessing how countries have reacted to this developing pandemic, the field of crisis communication enriches itself with new best practices. It is our contribution to the challenge of disseminating research that can support responses to this crisis and other that we will face in the future,” External link

herald Friday, June 11, 2021 4:58:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We also distributed over 300 set top boxes which households will use to connect to local airwaves,” “All goes to show that the Second Republic means business when it comes to guaranteeing equal access to information and other media freedoms” External link

herald Friday, June 11, 2021 2:32:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The Second Republic has forged ahead with media reforms, creating a more conducive business environment for the media,” External link

herald Friday, June 11, 2021 2:32:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The public is advised that improved agricultural production and productivity is addressing Sustainable Development Goals 1, 2, 5 and 8 through increased agricultural output, incomes, participation of women and throughout from agriculture to agro-processing industries,” “Furthermore, progress has been made towards universal health coverage through sustained investment in public health infrastructure, equipment, capacitation of human resources for health, procurement and distribution of medicines and sundries as well as development and review of health related legal and policy frameworks” External link

herald Wednesday, June 9, 2021 2:21:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The president and his political dream team have exhibited national genius in national economic management, surplus budgets, stable currency, the forex auction system that prioritises production over present consumption. It's now the turn for business to repay," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, June 5, 2021 11:25:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Laptops and smartphones are also being acquired to allow teams to gather news on the go and disseminate it in real time in line with the fast-changing trends of consumers of content in this highly digitalised era,” External link

herald Saturday, June 5, 2021 1:35:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The project presents a win-win scenario, in which ZMDC will get substantial returns on their idle dump site,” External link

herald Friday, June 4, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Any outbreaks at other learning institutions across the country will be addressed using these measures and the standard guidelines for the co-ordinated prevention and management of COVID-19 at all learning institutions in Zimbabwe," "With regard to risk communication and information, Cabinet notes with concern the rise in the dissemination of COVID-19-related fake news, mainly through social media platforms. The public is urged to remain cognisant that the only source of information on the COVID-19 situation is the Ministry of Health and Child Care and not to act on the basis of information from unverified sources" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:04:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The Ministry of Finance and Economic Development has pledged $287 million for the construction of single quarters and separate canteens for nurses and doctors as well as married quarters,” External link

herald Wednesday, June 2, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The procedures to be followed in the repatriation of bodies from outside the country and at funerals can be obtained from the Ministry of Health and Child Care,” External link

herald Wednesday, June 2, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The proposed arrangement is part of the whole process of unlocking value in the Victoria Falls Special Economic Zone in that the feasibility study will inform the viability of proposed economic activities and infrastructure needs,” External link

herald Wednesday, June 2, 2021 2:28:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Any outbreaks at other learning institutions across the country will be addressed using these measures and the standard guidelines for the co-ordinated prevention and management of COVID-19 at all learning institutions in Zimbabwe,” “With regard to risk communication and information, Cabinet notes with concern the rise in the dissemination of COVID-19-related fake news, mainly through social media platforms. The public is urged to remain cognisant that the only source of information on the COVID-19 situation is the Ministry of Health and Child Care and not to act on the basis of information from unverified sources” External link

newsday Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:22:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This year’s festival is scheduled to be held from June 2 to 5, 2021. The main festival, which will largely remain digital due to COVID-19 control measures, will feature two main high-profile programmes, namely the launch of the Bulawayo urban heritage and eco-tourism programme (June 3) and the creative and cultural industries conference (June 3 to 4),” External link

newsday Tuesday, June 1, 2021 1:24:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Strategy ) : “Unmitigated and unbudgeted subsidies will need to be curtailed going forward as they undermine government’s fiscal consolidation objectives under NDS 1 (National Development Strategy 1), whilst also crowding out critical developmental expenditures,” “Subsidies that are being provided will have explicitly identified funding sources, with costs adequately quantified to determine fiscal sustainability” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, May 31, 2021 3:24:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Crops under such support include maize, soya beans, cotton and wheat,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, May 31, 2021 3:24:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “As a result, the government has foregone about US$2,3 billion through tax incentives during the period 2011 to May 2019,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, May 31, 2021 3:24:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Regarding vaccine procurement, the public is informed that delivery of the 500,000 Sinopharm vaccine doses which were ordered from China is expected in June 2021," External link

voanews Friday, May 28, 2021 6:45:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The Covid-19-induced lockdown adversely affected the construction industry which was declared a non-essential service during the beginning of the year,” External link

herald Friday, May 28, 2021 2:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government continues to urge the public to go to their nearest health facility to receive their Covid-19 vaccine so that the country achieves the required herd immunity in order to control the spread of the disease,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:43:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : “Total recoveries in schools stand at 796, leaving the number of active cases at 39, demonstrating the effectiveness of the surveillance system and control measures in place,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:43:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Noting that previous economic blueprints, albeit with similar targets, have fallen short on implementation, NDS 1 is premised on the need for bold and transformative measures that will ensure achievement of the country’s vision of an empowered and prosperous upper middle-income society by 2030,” “This framework is set to steer the economy on a growth trajectory averaging 5%, supported by a sustainable annual fiscal deficit target of around 1,2% of GDP [gross domestic product], exchange rate stability and single digit inflation” External link

zimeye Thursday, May 27, 2021 10:57:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Subsidies that are being provided will have explicit identified funding sources, with costs adequately quantified to determine fiscal sustainability,” External link

zimeye Thursday, May 27, 2021 10:57:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Government continues to urge the public to go to their nearest health facility to receive their Covid-19 vaccine so that the country achieves the required herd immunity in order to control the spread of the disease," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 27, 2021 9:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The exhibitor profile is varied, with a range of products and services including the following: agricultural implements and equipment; automotive products; building and construction; clothing and textile; food product manufacturing and processing; tourism business products and services; information communication technology; pharmaceuticals and chemicals; and mining equipment," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 27, 2021 9:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Noting that previous economic blueprints, albeit with similar targets, have fallen short on implementation, NDS 1 is premised on the need for bold and transformative measures that will ensure achievement of the country's vision of an empowered and prosperous upper middle-income society by 2030," "This framework is set to steer the economy on a growth trajectory averaging 5%, supported by a sustainable annual fiscal deficit target of around 1,2% of GDP [gross domestic product], exchange rate stability and single digit inflation" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 27, 2021 9:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Subsidies that are being provided will have explicit identified funding sources, with costs adequately quantified to determine fiscal sustainability," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 27, 2021 9:48:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government continues to urge the public to go to their nearest health facility to receive their Covid-19 vaccine so that the country achieves the required herd immunity in order to control the spread of the disease,” External link

herald Thursday, May 27, 2021 2:24:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : “Total recoveries in schools stand at 796, leaving the number of active cases at 39, demonstrating the effectiveness of the surveillance system and control measures in place,” External link

herald Thursday, May 27, 2021 2:24:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The momentum established during the first quarter should be sustained in order to yield better results during the second and subsequent quarters of 2021. The required Gross National Income (GNI) per capita of between US$4 125 and US$12 736 by 2030 can only be achieved through constant consolidation of gains scored. The GNI for 2020 was US$1 155, and the projected figure for 2021 is US$1 835, reflecting a 60 percent growth rate,” External link

herald Thursday, May 27, 2021 2:24:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Noting that previous economic blueprints, albeit with similar targets, have fallen short on implementation, NDS 1 is premised on the need for bold and transformative measures that will ensure achievement of the country’s vision of an empowered and prosperous upper middle-income society by 2030,” “This framework is set to steer the economy on a growth trajectory averaging 5%, supported by a sustainable annual fiscal deficit target of around 1,2% of GDP [gross domestic product], exchange rate stability and single digit inflation” External link

newsday Thursday, May 27, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Subsidies that are being provided will have explicit identified funding sources, with costs adequately quantified to determine fiscal sustainability,” External link

newsday Thursday, May 27, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Almighty God ) : “Let us stand together and build our nation with the Bible as our compass, and God himself our captain,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, May 25, 2021 3:24:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "While we appreciate the need to fill the tummy today, we are also mindful of a sustainable future for these three wonderful products of creation. " External link

allafrica Tuesday, May 25, 2021 3:14:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "I really want applaud Gain for their gesture. They have made my work easier. This is exactly what it means to be Zimbabwean," External link

allafrica Tuesday, May 25, 2021 3:14:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Meanwhile, the mobilisation of companies in various niche areas to participate continues. Going forward, the nation will be advised of developments in preparations for the Expo through frequent updates,” External link

herald Monday, May 24, 2021 5:32:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet is pleased to report that 55 percent of the country has so far been successfully mapped, despite up to 10 months of programmed time having been lost to Covid-19 restrictions," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, May 24, 2021 8:45:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “I really want applaud Gain for their gesture. They have made my work easier. This is exactly what it means to be Zimbabwean,” External link

herald Monday, May 24, 2021 1:41:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet is pleased to report that 55 percent of the country has so far been successfully mapped, despite up to 10 months of programmed time having been lost to Covid-19 restrictions,” External link

herald Monday, May 24, 2021 1:41:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "On enhanced public transport logistics, Cabinet resolved to support the urgent procurement or hire of an additional 667 buses to enable Zupco to provide a more efficient service to all high-density suburbs. Zupco is going to revive traditional bus routes, using designated bus stops, adhering to the stipulated bus time table, and improving the electronic payment system," "Furthermore, there will be repair of non-functioning traffic management signals, deployment of traffic management system at Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Command Centre; generation of number plates, smart transport solution with cameras will be rolled out in June, and implementation of the tracking system on Zupco franchise buses" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 20, 2021 8:55:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Citizens returning to Zimbabwe will now be quarantined at their own expense. Furthermore, those travellers found positive for Covid-19 will be isolated at an isolation centre at the own expense," "In order to ensure enforcement of Statutory Instrument No. 108 of 2021 in relation to the country's ports of entry and exit, cabinet wishes to advise that citizens returning to Zimbabwe will now be quarantined at their own expense" External link

allafrica Thursday, May 20, 2021 3:07:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "This is disgusting to hear that we still have men who think that a girl child is not equal a blessing as a boy child, worse still when one harbours thoughts of selling an innocent soul. I am touched. " External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 19, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Commission ) : "The census is a constitutional requirement for the delimitation of constituency boundaries by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec). Government assures the nation that, in spite of preparations for the exercise having been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the country remains on course to conduct the census within the prescribed timeframe for the 2023 elections," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 19, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Government assures the nation that, in spite of preparations for the exercise having been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the country remains on course to conduct the Census within the prescribed timeframe for the 2023 elections," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, May 19, 2021 6:13:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet is pleased to report that 55 percent of the country has so far been successfully mapped, despite up to 10 months of programmed time having been lost to COVID-19 restrictions," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, May 19, 2021 6:13:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Another test was conducted on the student after the death of the Covid-19 case and results were negative. To date, eleven Covid-19 cases are linked to the case of the person that died in Kwekwe. The nation is advised that Genomic sequencing tests are being done to determine if there was an import of the Indian strain,” External link

herald Wednesday, May 19, 2021 4:50:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Members of the public are urged to continue observing Covid-19 regulations and control measures, especially the wearing of face-masks in public, maintaining social distance and frequent sanitisation. We are not yet out of danger!” External link

zimeye Thursday, May 13, 2021 2:33:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Related to this, the Vehicle Inspectorate Department (VID), the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) and the Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe continue to enhance surveillance and enforcement in response to the upsurge of unregistered private kombis plying the country’s urban routes. Owners of these vehicles are called upon to register with Zupco if they wish to operate on the country’s roads,” “Drivers and crews of registered buses and kombis operating under the Zupco franchise are urged to strictly adhere to road rules and regulations as well as Covid-19 guidelines in order to avoid unnecessary delays to the travelling public and brushes with the law enforcement agencies” External link

zimeye Thursday, May 13, 2021 2:33:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Related to this, the Vehicle Inspectorate Department (VID), the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) and the Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe continue to enhance surveillance and enforcement in response to the upsurge of unregistered private kombis plying the country's urban routes. Owners of these vehicles are called upon to register with Zupco if they wish to operate on the country's roads," "Drivers and crews of registered buses and kombis operating under the Zupco franchise are urged to strictly adhere to road rules and regulations as well as Covid-19 guidelines in order to avoid unnecessary delays to the travelling public and brushes with the law enforcement agencies" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 13, 2021 10:22:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Record ) : "Impilo will be deployed at five central hospitals, seven provincial hospitals, 30 district hospitals, and 384 clinics across the country," "It is pleasing to note that the Impilo Electronic Health Record System was developed by a 100 percent Zimbabwean technical team and licenced under the Ministry of Health and Child Care. The system supports health workers in following clinical protocols for priority health services," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 13, 2021 3:37:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Government notes with concern the increasing disregard of Covid-19 preventive measures by the general public. Members of the public are urged to continue observing Covid-19 regulations and control measures, especially the wearing of face-masks in public, maintaining social distance and frequent sanitisation. We are not yet out of danger!" External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, May 12, 2021 8:27:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Related to this, the Vehicle Inspectorate Department (VID), the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) and the Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe continue to enhance surveillance and enforcement in response to the upsurge of unregistered private kombis plying the country's urban routes. Owners of these vehicles are called upon to register with Zupco if they wish to operate on the country's roads," "Drivers and crews of registered buses and kombis operating under the Zupco franchise are urged to strictly adhere to road rules and regulations as well as Covid-19 guidelines in order to avoid unnecessary delays to the travelling public and brushes with the law enforcement agencies" External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, May 12, 2021 8:27:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Government notes with concern the increasing disregard of Covid-19 preventive measures by the general public. Members of the public are urged to continue observing Covid-19 regulations and control measures, especially the wearing of face-masks in public, maintaining social distance and frequent sanitisation. We are not yet out of danger!" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:24:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Related to this, the Vehicle Inspectorate Department (VID), the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) and the Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe continue to enhance surveillance and enforcement in response to the upsurge of unregistered private kombis plying the country's urban routes. Owners of these vehicles are called upon to register with Zupco if they wish to operate on the country's roads," "Drivers and crews of registered buses and kombis operating under the Zupco franchise are urged to strictly adhere to road rules and regulations as well as Covid-19 guidelines in order to avoid unnecessary delays to the travelling public and brushes with the law enforcement agencies" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:24:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet notes that there is increased economic activity due to the decisive interventions by government on the financial sector. Additionally, the easing of the lockdown measures, the increased availability of fuel on the local market, and increased economic activity, has seen the number of cars on our roads increase and this has resulted in vehicle traffic congestion,” “To that end, an inter-ministerial committee chaired by the Minister of Local Government has been directed to look into decongesting the roads and addressing the poor lighting in our cities. Road users are also reminded to be cautious on the roads and observe the laid down regulations, as some are now causing chaos” External link

zimeye Wednesday, May 12, 2021 3:22:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet notes that there is increased economic activity due to the decisive interventions by government on the financial sector. Additionally, the easing of the lockdown measures, the increased availability of fuel on the local market, and increased economic activity, has seen the number of cars on our roads increase and this has resulted in vehicle traffic congestion," "To that end, an inter-ministerial committee chaired by the Minister of Local Government has been directed to look into decongesting the roads and addressing the poor lighting in our cities. Road users are also reminded to be cautious on the roads and observe the laid down regulations, as some are now causing chaos" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 12, 2021 9:37:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet notes that there is increased economic activity due to the decisive interventions by government on the financial sector. Additionally, the easing of the lockdown measures, the increased availability of fuel on the local market, and increased economic activity, has seen the number of cars on our roads increase and this has resulted in vehicle traffic congestion,” “To that end, an inter-ministerial committee chaired by the Minister of Local Government has been directed to look into decongesting the roads and addressing the poor lighting in our cities. Road users are also reminded to be cautious on the roads and observe the laid down regulations, as some are now causing chaos” External link

newsday Wednesday, May 12, 2021 1:33:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The media plays a vital role in democratic societies, and we agree as government, let me be very clear, that we are there to ensure pluralism and diversity in the media sector," "As a ministry, we also want government to ensure an enabling environment for the media to thrive" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, May 11, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “There is the ensuing tender care all the way to maturity and beyond. Our duty of shaping the building bricks of family, community, society, nationals and the global humanity. Let’s share the auspicious occasion as we bond tight to our husbands, our men, our boys and our daughters and all from further afield,” External link

herald Monday, May 10, 2021 2:55:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “In a development to address the power challenges experienced by health facilities, Cabinet adopted a proposal for the installation of solar back-up energy kits at 640 health facilities,” External link

herald Wednesday, May 5, 2021 4:10:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It is envisaged that the public-private partnerships would enable the expansion of access to higher quality health care by leveraging on the capital, infrastructure, equipment and expertise from both the private sector and the public sector,” External link

herald Wednesday, May 5, 2021 4:10:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The Eaziflush sanitation technology is an innovation that seeks to ameliorate the challenges occasioned by the need to improve hygiene practices on open defecation in these peri-urban and rural communities. The technology uses two litres of water per flush, compared to the seven to nine litres used by the conventional system and will convert the existing pit latrine infrastructure. This will reduce construction costs for new ablution facilities by up to 80 percent,” External link

herald Wednesday, May 5, 2021 4:10:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The project will be implemented in phases beginning with rural schools and clinics. It will then be cascaded to homesteads once the concept has been demonstrated and popularised. Presently, the technology is already installed and being piloted at Glenwood Primary School in Epworth and has proved to be effective, functional and user-friendly in terms of applicability and cost,” External link

herald Wednesday, May 5, 2021 4:10:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : “President Mnangagwa is talking of not leaving anyone behind including those from the rural areas,” External link

herald Tuesday, May 4, 2021 6:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "President Mnangagwa values people's lives and that is the responsibility and mandate of any government to secure the lives of people, and this is precisely what he did," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, May 3, 2021 7:55:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “As a result, the battle for gender equality in the newsrooms remains an important issue in Zimbabwe and around the world. This phenomenon is not peculiar to media, but a reflection of society in Zimbabwe and elsewhere,” External link

herald Monday, May 3, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This is not withstanding the fact that the season terminated prematurely for almost all of the country’s districts and that some southern and central parts experienced wet spells in December and January,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, April 29, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This is not withstanding the fact that the season terminated prematurely for almost all of the country’s districts and that some southern and central parts experienced wet spells in December and January,” External link

herald Thursday, April 29, 2021 3:46:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Commission ) : “Government reiterates that it will strictly apply the no-work no-pay labour principle to all cases of teacher absenteeism, and the responsible ministry has compiled and submitted a list of teachers that did not conduct lessons in March to the Public Service Commission. The April list is being compiled,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The establishment of the virtual hospital will therefore alleviate the pressure on hospitals. The public will be kept abreast of developments in this regard,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “For the Presidential Winter Wheat Scheme, seed and fertiliser supply contracts for the 10 000 hectares are being processed,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The total cereal production projection is 3 075 538 metric tonnes, against a national cereal requirement of 1 797 435 metric tonnes for human consumption and 450 000 metric tonnes for livestock,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:38:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa announced : “The April list is being compiled. Meanwhile, learner attendance across the country remained the same as recorded last week,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:30:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The April list is being compiled. Meanwhile, learner attendance across the country remained the same as recorded last week,” External link

newsday Wednesday, April 28, 2021 2:10:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “On behalf of the Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services and on my own behalf, I would like to convey my deepest condolences to the Kurwa family, his four children, three grandchildren and the media fraternity,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 28, 2021 2:09:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The ministry’s mission is to promote the political and socio-economic interests, the image and influence of Zimbabwe in the international community. It also seeks to protect the interests and safety of the Zimbabwean diaspora,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, April 26, 2021 12:18:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : “The deliverables of the plan include the appointment of eight honourary consuls during the five-year period of NDS1, establishment of 25 new export markets and facilitating 100 trade investment missions, and improving international relations through such undertakings as signing of 150 cooperation agreements and twenty-six Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreements ,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, April 26, 2021 12:18:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet was informed that on 16th April 2021 more outbreaks were reported at two boarding schools, namely: at St David's Bonda Girls School in Manicaland and Embakwe High School in Plumtree," "One hundred and forty-five (145) and ninety-one (91) learners tested positive, respectively. Government would like to reassure the nation that the situation is under control and all the cases are mild and asymptomatic" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 23, 2021 10:21:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet was informed that on 16th April 2021 more outbreaks were reported at two boarding schools, namely: at St David’s Bonda Girls School in Manicaland and Embakwe High School in Plumtree,” “One hundred and forty-five (145) and ninety-one (91) learners tested positive, respectively. Government would like to reassure the nation that the situation is under control and all the cases are mild and asymptomatic” External link

newsday Friday, April 23, 2021 1:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The Ministry of Health and Child Care is testing and vaccinating members in the adjoining communities where the schools are located. All those found positive have been quarantined. The ministries of Primary and Secondary Education; and Health and Child Care have intensified enforcement of the Covid-19 standard operating procedures in all schools and those found violating Covid-19 preventive measures will be sanctioned," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 22, 2021 8:39:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet remains cognisant of the need to fully open all economic activities. However, in the face of the threat of a third wave, Cabinet has deferred consideration of the opening of bars and night clubs until further notice" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 22, 2021 8:39:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "It also seeks to increase uptake and application of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM)," "Other areas of focus entail improving research, development and innovation; vocational skills and entrepreneurship among the youth and citizens and access to affordable quality education" External link

allafrica Monday, April 19, 2021 11:14:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “It also seeks to increase uptake and application of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM),” “Other areas of focus entail improving research, development and innovation; vocational skills and entrepreneurship among the youth and citizens and access to affordable quality education” External link

herald Monday, April 19, 2021 3:04:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The mood of celebration can not be taken away by the effects of Covid-19. Let’s celebrate the supreme sacrifice of our gallant heroes and heroines who fought for this country,” External link

herald Monday, April 19, 2021 1:34:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “War veteran issues have been neglected for too long, but they are now on government’s top priority list as seen by the moving of the Bill that seeks to take care of their many problems” External link

newsday Monday, April 19, 2021 1:18:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Government wishes to inform the nation on the details of this year's 41st Independence celebrations," "The 41st Independence commemorations are taking place in a climate of Covid-19 safety restrictions, therefore, a lot will happen virtually and congestion will be avoided. Our commemorations are treated as a season of celebration stretching into a number of days" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, April 18, 2021 11:15:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Last month we were commemorating women’s month and some of the key issues that were talked about were mainly on women advancement and unity as women,” External link

herald Saturday, April 17, 2021 1:30:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Unity is the stepping stone to success,” External link

herald Saturday, April 17, 2021 1:30:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Strategy ) : “The frameworks include the Sadc Revised Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan, the African Youth Charter of 2006, the World Programme of Action on Youth, and the United Nations Youth Strategy 2030,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, April 15, 2021 7:32:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The programme will also take on board the disabled, and maintain gender balance and fair regional representation, with recruitment taking place through district offices,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, April 15, 2021 7:32:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Generally, hospital admissions for Covid-19 cases have decreased, resulting in institutions such as the Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals reclaiming areas in the Out-Patient Department for routine service provision. However, the Cabinet is advising citizens to maintain a high level of alertness and adhere to the preventive measures already in force," "This includes during the impending 41st Independence Day Anniversary, when gatherings of more than 50 persons will also be prohibited" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 15, 2021 9:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet noted that due to the strong Covid-19 surveillance system being implemented in schools, last week's outbreak at Sacred Heart School in Umzingwane District of Matabeleland South Province was easily detected and dealt with. Out of the 248 students and 33 teachers tested, 117 were found to be Covid-19 positive," "All the cases are mild, and are isolating at the school for the learners or at home for the teachers. Response activities that include contact tracing and strengthening of all Standard Operating Procedures and guidelines are in progress" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 15, 2021 9:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet is advising citizens to maintain a high level of alertness and adhere to the preventive measures already in force. This includes during the impending 41st Independence Day Anniversary when gatherings of more than fifty persons will also be prohibited," External link

sinacom-en Wednesday, April 14, 2021 3:14:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Strategy ) : "Cabinet noted that National Youth Service is an important youth development programme which is crucial in nurturing young people into becoming responsible and resilient citizens with a clear sense of national identity and respect for national values," "The programme is a key strategy for youth empowerment in national, regional, continental and international development guiding frameworks to which Zimbabwe is a member. The frameworks include the Sadc Revised Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan, the African Youth Charter of 2006, the World Programme of Action on Youth and the United Nations Youth Strategy 2030" External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:52:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The programme shall also be mandated to generate its own income through engagement in commercial activities. The youths will not pay fees, but would be provided with uniforms, training kits and travel expenses, and would be accorded allowances as the economy improves. More details on the implementation modalities of the policy will be provided as the programme unfolds," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:52:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet is advising citizens to maintain a high level of alertness and adhere to the preventive measures already in force. This includes during the impending 41st Independence Day Anniversary when gatherings of more than fifty persons will also be prohibited," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:44:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : “Logistics will be put in place to ensure that the candidates who may have wanted to sit for their examinations in June 2021 do so together with other students in November 2021,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, April 14, 2021 1:33:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “That is why we are making sure that the children in the rural areas also have access to these gadgets,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, April 14, 2021 11:31:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : “I am sure that the ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has inspectors amongst them. I think it is a report that should be brought forward so that such characters are dealt with. We expect those who are supposed to teach to teach,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, April 14, 2021 11:31:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Strategy ) : "Cabinet noted that National Youth Service is an important youth development programme which is crucial in nurturing young people into becoming responsible and resilient citizens with a clear sense of national identity and respect for national values," "The programme is a key strategy for youth empowerment in national, regional, continental and international development guiding frameworks to which Zimbabwe is a member. The frameworks include the Sadc Revised Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan, the African Youth Charter of 2006, the World Programme of Action on Youth and the United Nations Youth Strategy 2030" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 14, 2021 9:24:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The programme shall also be mandated to generate its own income through engagement in commercial activities. The youths will not pay fees, but would be provided with uniforms, training kits and travel expenses, and would be accorded allowances as the economy improves. More details on the implementation modalities of the policy will be provided as the programme unfolds," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 14, 2021 9:24:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Matabeleland South ) : "Following reports on the lack of radiotherapy services in the southern region, Cabinet is pleased to announce that the Mpilo Radiotherapy Centre is now functional. The centre will cover the Bulawayo, Matabelaland North, Masvingo, Midlands and Matabeleland South provinces," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 14, 2021 8:35:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “During training, the youths will be encouraged to participate in development projects and disaster response activities and thereby assist in enhancing national capacity to manage disasters,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet is advising citizens to maintain a high level of alertness and adhere to the preventive measures already in force. This includes during the impending 41st Independence Day anniversary when gatherings of more than 50 persons will also be prohibited. n order to protect learners during the forthcoming holiday and avoid the Covid-19 infection spike as happened over the Christmas and New Year holidays, Cabinet has directed that all learners at boarding schools remain at their schools during the Independence holiday in order to avoid travel congestion and minimise chances of contracting the virus,” “All school heads, without exception, are required to observe this directive, which is in the national interest” External link

herald Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Matabeleland South ) : “Following reports on the lack of radiotherapy services in the southern region, Cabinet is pleased to announce that the Mpilo Radiotherapy Centre is now functional. The centre will cover the Bulawayo, Matabelaland North, Masvingo, Midlands and Matabeleland South provinces,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 14, 2021 2:57:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Strategy ) : “Cabinet noted that National Youth Service is an important youth development programme which is crucial in nurturing young people into becoming responsible and resilient citizens with a clear sense of national identity and respect for national values,” “The programme is a key strategy for youth empowerment in national, regional, continental and international development guiding frameworks to which Zimbabwe is a member. The frameworks include the Sadc Revised Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan, the African Youth Charter of 2006, the World Programme of Action on Youth and the United Nations Youth Strategy 2030” External link

newsday Wednesday, April 14, 2021 1:37:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The programme shall also be mandated to generate its own income through engagement in commercial activities. The youths will not pay fees, but would be provided with uniforms, training kits and travel expenses, and would be accorded allowances as the economy improves. More details on the implementation modalities of the policy will be provided as the programme unfolds,” External link

newsday Wednesday, April 14, 2021 1:37:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “We have always been concerned about our citizens and besides, Zimbabwe as part of Sadc is concerned about what is happening there, and that was why you saw the President of Botswana (Mokgweetsi Masisi) coming to Zimbabwe. Last week, there was also a Sadc meeting on the matter in Maputo. All that is meant to make sure there is sanity in the area because what is happening there is inhumane,” External link

newsday Tuesday, April 13, 2021 1:11:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : "At this point let me, however, emphasise that Zimbabwean media - irrespective of ownership - should be motivated by national interests. Be champions of nation-building to help the country achieve its developmental aspirations," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, April 10, 2021 1:19:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet considered and approved the Copper Control Amendment Bill, which was presented by the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs (Ziyambi Ziyambi), as Chairman of Cabinet Committee on Legislation. Cabinet was informed that the Bill seeks to provide for the offence of vandalism of utilities through the theft of copper which is then sold on the black market," "In order to curb theft of copper, the police will require anyone found in possession of copper to provide the names and addresses of both the seller and the purchaser, description and quantity of the copper and the reasons for disposal. Convicted copper thieves will now be liable to imprisonment for a period of not less than 30 years without the option of a fine. In addition, any vehicle or device used to illegally transport copper will now be forfeited to the State," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 9, 2021 9:27:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The percentage of teachers who have returned to school stands at around 90 percent. We wish if it could reach 100 percent. We are quite happy with the attendance,” External link

herald Friday, April 9, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “The delay in writing and the marking of the previous examinations has affected the preparation and the setting of the next examination hence the decision to temporarily suspend the June 2021 examinations. This suspension of the June 2021 examination session will allow for timely focus on the November examination preparations and aid an effective focus of resources,” External link

herald Thursday, April 8, 2021 4:22:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Cabinet informs the nation that henceforth, casinos will be allowed to re-open with strict observance of Covid-19 guidelines. Those found disregarding the guidelines will have their licences revoked. Casinos have been closed since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020,” External link

herald Thursday, April 8, 2021 4:22:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Government will leave no stone unturned in apprehending greedy malcontents bent on tampering with the security features of the vaccination cards,” External link

herald Thursday, April 8, 2021 4:22:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Import substitution will be embarked upon in order to reduce the imports bill by engaging local industry and the university innovation and industrial hubs,” External link

herald Thursday, April 8, 2021 2:46:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Strategy ) : “The ministry will concentrate on transport infrastructure rehabilitation, construction and upgrades to standards that are prescribed in the National Development Strategy. The main focus will be on ensuring that the transport sector plays its rightful role of an enabler for overall economic growth across the agriculture, mining, electricity, manufacturing and tourism sectors,” “Cabinet was informed that the ministry will address challenges on poor road and rail infrastructure, inadequate airport and airspace infrastructure, and inadequate infrastructure funding” External link

herald Thursday, April 8, 2021 2:46:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa added : "Logistics will be put in place to ensure that the candidates who may have wanted to sit for their examinations in June 2021 do so together with other students in November 2021," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 7, 2021 9:05:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Following reports of production of fake vaccination cards by unscrupulous individuals, the government in liaison with Fidelity Printers and the Registrar General's Office has strengthened security measures through designing a water-tight vaccination certificate card," External link

xinhuanet_en Wednesday, April 7, 2021 8:35:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "The ministry will focus on improving funding for the devolution and decentralisation agenda as well as on improved general administrative decentralisation. In order to improve governance and service delivery, the ministry will in 2021 align a number of laws which include the Rural District Councils Act, the Urban Councils Act, the Provincial Councils and Administration Act and the Traditional Leaders Act," "Laws to be reviewed and enacted will include the Disaster Risk Management Act, the Urban State Land Act, the Town Planners Act, and the Regional Town and Country Planning Act, among others" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 5, 2021 7:02:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Cabinet wishes to inform the nation that Barbourfields is now equipped with the standard football facilities, including a well-maintained pitch with Caf compliant goalposts and nets, changing rooms, mixed zone area, parking, and a disabled ramp to help people living with disabilities to access the facility," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 2, 2021 11:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Two most popular clubs, Dynamos and Highlanders, will compete for honours in the President’s Independence Day Trophy, under strict WHO protocols and national guidelines, to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus,” External link

herald Thursday, April 1, 2021 2:10:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Two most popular clubs, Dynamos and Highlanders, will compete for honours in the President's Independence Day Trophy under strict WHO protocols and national guidelines to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, April 1, 2021 2:08:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Two most popular clubs in the country, that is Dynamos and Highlanders, will compete for honours in the President’s Independence Day Trophy under strict World Health Organisation protocols and national guidelines to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus,” External link

newsday Thursday, April 1, 2021 1:11:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Two most popular clubs, Dynamos and Highlanders, will compete for honours in the President's Independence Day Trophy under strict WHO protocols and national guidelines to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, March 31, 2021 8:42:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Two most popular clubs, Dynamos and Highlanders, will compete for honours in the President’s Independence Day Trophy under strict WHO protocols and national guidelines to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus,” External link

herald Wednesday, March 31, 2021 1:41:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “As at March 25, 2021, a total of 11 915 people had been vaccinated (with the second dose), against a target of 25 000, a number which has since increased. Focus is now on hotspots which include the country’s major points of entry and exit, that is Beitbridge, Plumtree, Chirundu, Kariba, Forbes and Nyamapanda. Also included will be Mutare and the two metropolitan cities of Harare and Bulawayo,” External link

newsday Wednesday, March 31, 2021 1:19:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa told : “If it is a church gathering, there should not be more than 50 people. There will be security agencies to make sure that people comply. The issue of compliance has been a serious problem,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, March 30, 2021 7:00:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa told : "If it is a church gathering, there should not be more than 50 people. There will be security agencies to make sure that people comply. The issue of compliance has been a serious problem," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 29, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “This is done to protect our children. So, the government is doing a lot at the moment,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, March 28, 2021 11:56:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Madam Speaker ) : "I was trying very hard to understand her question," "I thought it applies to the police when there is a death and somebody is well known for the disease they have been suffering from and whether there is any need to take that person for post-mortem. I would need your help Madam Speaker. That is how I got to the question" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, March 26, 2021 1:58:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Madam Speaker ) : "I was trying very hard to understand her question," "I thought it applies to the police when there is a death and somebody is well known for the disease they have been suffering from and whether there is any need to take that person for post-mortem. I would need your help Madam Speaker. That is how I got to the question" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 25, 2021 8:08:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : "Justice delayed is justice denied. Government is committed to ensure that cases are brought to court and concluded within a reasonable period. But as you know, we have been affected by the lockdown but we are working tirelessly to ensure that cases are completed within a reasonable time," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 25, 2021 8:44:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said : “Justice delayed is justice denied. Government is committed to ensure that cases are brought to court and concluded within a reasonable period. But as you know, we have been affected by the lockdown but we are working tirelessly to ensure that cases are completed within a reasonable time,” External link

herald Thursday, March 25, 2021 2:54:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa expliqué : «Afin d’utiliser la capacité existante, comme convenu lors de la dernière réunion, le gouvernement a décidé que la deuxième étape de la première phase du déploiement de la vaccination inclura les marchands de tabac et leurs employés, les enseignants et les travailleurs du secteur de l’hôtellerie, et qu’elle devrait commencer immédiatement» External link

legriot Thursday, March 18, 2021 6:35:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa indiqué : "Le cabinet souhaite informer la nation que le séquençage génomique récemment pratiqué indique que la souche de COVID-19 présente dans le pays en 2020 a reculé (au profit de la nouvelle souche)... En conséquence, la nation doit maintenant se montrer plus vigilante qu'auparavant, et adhérer aux mesures de prévention et de contrôle du COVID-19" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, February 17, 2021 12:57:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa déclaré : "Le buffle est considéré comme un symbole de diligence, de fiabilité, de force et de détermination, des qualités qui caractérisent depuis longtemps nos relations bilatérales. Déjà, nous voyons émerger des opportunités d'injecter une nouvelle énergie aux solides relations Chine-Zimbabwe. En ce jour favorable, je voudrais souhaiter aux dirigeants chinois et aux ressortissants chinois d'ici endurance, force, santé, et autant de bonheur que ces temps peuvent le permettre" External link

french.china.org.cn Thursday, February 11, 2021 10:09:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa disse ( about Robert Ndlovu ) : "Suas transgressões (de Ndlovu) adquirem uma dimensão geopolítica como o principal sacerdote da agenda de mudança de regime que é a marca registrada das grandes potências ocidentais pós-imperiais nas últimas duas décadas" External link

uol Sunday, August 16, 2020 7:42:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa acrescentou : "O governo está profundamente triste com esses eventos e está no processo de repatriar urgentemente os cidadãos afectados" External link

portalangop Wednesday, September 11, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa explicó : “centrados en la recuperación de los cadáveres” External link

wsoctv Wednesday, April 10, 2019 2:55:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister10.00%EN12/08/201708/12/2017
senator56.67%EN02/25/201725/02/2017
lawmaker13.33%EN11/15/201615/11/2016
sénatrice3.33%FR11/11/201611/11/2016
broadcasting services deputy minister6.67%EN10/24/201624/10/2016
spokesperson10.00%EN09/05/201605/09/2016
Names Lang Count
Monica MutsvangwaEN98.53%
Monica MutsvangwaFR1.47%


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Elias Mudzuri asked ( about Monica Mutsvangwa ) : "Can she (Information Minister Monica Mutsvangwa) explain how the gold coin is going to address the volatility of the dollar and how it is going to be used by the old granny in Chiendambuya, Malipati and all over where they cannot even access the present Zimdollar which if you go to the bank, you can only withdraw ZW$5 000 as cash which is equivalent to less than US$10. How does this link up with our local currency and the number of currencies that have been allowed to work?" "Let us not be complicated, let us be simplistic and ensure that a currency is used as a method of transaction rather than a method of cheating our own elders and those who might not understand the academic meaning of certain terms" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, July 12, 2022 8:17:00 PM EAT

Jonathan Moyo said ( about Monica Mutsvangwa ) : “If he were to have his way, @edmnangagwa would handpick @MthuliNcube and Monica Mutsvangwa as his Vice Presidents. That’s his dream. He’s scheming around the clock to make it come true. The top Cdes who enabled his November 2017 power grab has become his number one enemies!” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, June 6, 2022 1:27:00 AM EAT

Jonathan Moyo said ( about Monica Mutsvangwa ) : "If he were to have his way, @edmnangagwa would handpick @MthuliNcube and Monica Mutsvangwa as his Vice Presidents. That's his dream. He's scheming around the clock to make it come true. The top Cdes who enabled his November 2017 power grab have become his number one enemies!" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, May 31, 2022 1:34:00 PM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Monica Mutsvangwa ) : "The Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Honourable Monica Mutsvangwa, outlined the progress made on four on-going projects and four new projects in her sector as follows: the four on-going projects are: Nyangani Community Radio Station, Nyanga, Manicaland; Radio Zimbabwe Studios, Mbare, Harare; National University of Science and Technology Campus Radio, Bulawayo; and Lupane State University Campus Radio Station. These projects are now complete and ready for launch," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, May 5, 2022 9:52:00 AM EAT

Monica Mutsvangwa said ( about Monica Mutsvangwa ) : “The Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Honourable Monica Mutsvangwa, outlined the progress made on four on-going projects and four new projects in her sector as follows: the four on-going projects are: Nyangani Community Radio Station, Nyanga, Manicaland; Radio Zimbabwe Studios, Mbare, Harare; National University of Science and Technology Campus Radio, Bulawayo; and Lupane State University Campus Radio Station. These projects are now complete and ready for launch,” External link

herald Thursday, May 5, 2022 2:47:00 AM EAT

Mr Jonathan said ( about Monica Mutsvangwa ) : “The Minister (of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Monica Mutsvangwa) will be here,” External link

herald Friday, March 11, 2022 3:14:00 AM EAT