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True Gospel with SAVIOUS-PARKER KWINIKA

True Gospel with SAVIOUS-PARKER KWINIKAAS I write this True Gospel, the world is entering a new phase of transformation, driven by artificial intelligence, widely known as AI. Other new technological breakthroughs that are aimed at making life simple include the Internet of things (IoT), blockchain and the Cloud, which hugely changed the way we lived and...

28 people get anthrax in Bikita

Anthrax infects 28 people in Bikita district while 24 cattle also died of the disease

from KHUMBULANI TARUVANDA in Bikita BIKITA, (Lowveld Post) - TWENTY-EIGHT people have been diagnosed with anthrax in Bikita district where the deadly disease has claimed 24 cattle. The Masvingo Department of Veterinary Services provincial officer Dr Ernest Dzimwasha confirmed the development to Lowveld Post. “The outbreak of anthrax in Bikita started...

Chiredzi bans machete carrying

Machete wielding prohibited in Chiredzi district

Staff Reporter CHIREDZI, (Lowveld Post) - POLICE have issued a prohibition order banning the carrying of machetes and other dangerous weapons in public. Areas to be affected by the order include Chiredzi, Triangle, Mkwasine, Ndali and Chikombedzi. The ban is part of a nationwide effort by police to stem violence related...

Zimbabwe secures AfDB fund to tackle disasters

African Development Bank

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in HarareHARARE - ZIMBABWE is poised to strengthen capacity to manage disaster risks, including droughts, floods and tropical cyclones after securing a grant of $685 000 from the African Development Bank (AfDB). Funds have been secured through the bank's Africa Disaster Risk Financing (ADRiFi) programme. The grant will cover training for various...

AI set to replace managers’ workloads

Artificial Intelligence

from SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Johannesburg, South AfricaJOHANNESBURG – ARTIFICIAL Intelligence (AI) and emerging technologies will replace 69 percent of work currently done by managers by 2024. The projection by Gartner, the research and advisory company, comes as AI as well as virtual personal assistants and chatbots are rapidly making headway into the workplace. “The role...

UK seeking bigger trade ties with Africa

On the centre is British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson with 16 African leaders at the 2020 UK-Africa Investment Summit in London. Photo by Nick Wilson, CAJ News London.

from NICK WILSON in London, EnglandLONDON - THE United Kingdom (UK) will abolish its policy on climate change, enhance investment in renewable energy and mobilise private sector investment in quality infrastructure in Africa, as it deepens economic ties with the continent. These announcements follow the oversubscribed opening ceremony of the 2020 UK-Africa Investment Summit, attended by dignitaries and...

Little activity in Chivi fields

The little porrly maize crop in a Chivi maize field. Many farmers have not planted crops due to the prolonged dry spell experienced in the area. Photo by Sukuoluhle Ndlovu, Lowveld Post (Pvt) Ltd

from SUKUOLUNHLE NDLOVU recently in Chivi CHIVI, (Lowveld Post) - ONLY a few households have planted crops in Chivi Central due to a prolonged dry spell experienced in the area. A survey conducted by the Lowveld Post in the communal area revealed that there is very little farming activity taking place in the area...

Tricky ties in Africa’s road to Qatar 2022

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Photo, FIFA media

from AHMED MOOLA in Cairo, EgyptCAIRO - SOME long running rivalries will resume as African teams begin their route to the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) World Cup Qatar 2022. The draw made in the Nile Ritz-Carlton in Cairo, Egypt for the second round of the qualifying competition culminated in the 14 first-round winners and the 26...

Foreign stars lead Absa Premiership top scorer race

Knox Mutizwa

from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Johannesburg, South AfricaJOHANNESBURG – AS the race to clinch the Absa Premiership title intensifies, so is the quest by strikers to finish top of the goal scoring charts. If current form is anything to go by, a foreign player will finish the season as the top scorer. Malawian forward, Gabadinho Mhango...

For R26 000, man risks life to cross flooded river

Enock Mzimba after crossing the flooded Mwenezi river. Photo by Khumbulani Taruvanda, Lowveld Post (Pvt) Ltd.

from KHUMBULANI TARUVANDA recently in Chikombedzi CHIKOMBEDZI, (Lowveld Post) - A man motivated by the love for foreign currency and another by the desire to help a stricken son, have performed a dare devilish act by crossing a flooded Mwenezi river on Monday. Their heroics left scores of people camped at the river awestruck,...