National Clean Up Drive More Than Just A Political Gimmick

 PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa proclaimed the first Friday of every month as the national clean-up day. The response to this clarion call has been massive with corporates in particular taking it upon themselves to clean  up the dirty and garbage infested streets around the country. Among some of the corporates which have heeded to this call include TelOne, NetOne, Steward Bank, National Blood Services, Old Mutual among a host of others.  It has been three months now since the first national clean up kicked off and yet our streets remain littered…

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TelOne To Erect Standalone Bins At Dump Sites To Complement Clean Up Drive

AS a response to the national call  to maintaining a clean environment, TelOne has hinted on rolling out standalone bins around illegal dump sites to improve waste disposal and management at community level, HealthTimes has learnt. By Michael Gwarisa In an interview with the TelOne Managing Director, Mrs Chipo Mtasa  on the side-lines of the clean-up day, she said there is need to have a sustainable way of managing refuse collection at community level in a manner that inculcates a culture of hygiene and personal love for the community. “The issue…

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TelOne Launches Bulawayo Girls Mentorship Programme

TelOne has launched its Bulawayo Girls Mentorship Programme dubbed “TelOne Queen Makers,” which seeks to support and empower young girls in High School especially those who come from disadvantaged backgrounds. Bulawayo Correspondent The programme was launched at the TelOne Topyard Depot in Bulawayo and attracted a number of girls from various schools around Bulawayo. In a press statement, TelOne Corporate Communications Head Mrs Melody Harry said the programme is meant to benefit 200 girls country wide. “The year- long TelOne Girls Mentorship programme was launched in Harare last year, in…

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TelOne Promotes Healthy Environment In Mabvuku

STATE-owned converged telecommunications company TelOne donated 100 litter bins and water tanks in Mabvuku on Thursday as part of their efforts to envision a clean healthy environment. By Kudakwashe Pembere Speaking on behalf of TelOne’s Managing Director Mrs Chipo Mutasa was Corporate Services Director Mr Hopewell Zinyau who said they have taken the program in 13 cities. “As some of you may already be aware, TelOne has defined Environmental management as a key thematic area for our corporate social investment programming. As such we have, since 2016 been involved in…

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TelOne Launches Girls Empowerment Initiative

ZIMBABWE’S telecommunications giant, TelOne has launched TelOne QueenMakers, a year long girls mentorship program aimed at empowering  high school girls with basic life skills.   By Michael Gwarisa The program is also part of TelOne’s corporate social responsibility programs which will see not less than 200 girls from around the country experience a real working environment scenario under the guidance of mentors from various fields of expertise from within TelOne. Speaking at the official launch, TelOne managing Director, Mrs Chipo Mtasa said the program would fo a long way in…

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TelOne In Massive Donation Towards Cholera Fight…As Cases Rise To 4640

ZIMBABWE’s Telecommunications giant, TelOne has pledged US$20 000 and 20 000 liters per day of clean water from a reputable water supplier to further the fight against Cholera in the affected areas. By Michael Gwarisa Speaking during the handover event, Health and Child Care Minister, Dr Obadiah Moyo applauded TelOne for extending a helping hand to the Cholera battle. “To date, we have recorded 4 640 cholera cases up from 3 766 we recorded yesterday. We have an increase of 874 from yesterday. “We have also recorded 27 deaths. Just…

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