Tateguru.TV Presidential Activities Weekly Round-Up

by | May 24, 2021 | Business, COVID 19, International, Local News, Politics | 0 comments


Nevanji Munyaradzi Chiondegwa

President Emerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa’s indefatigable energy was on display again all week ending May 23 2021.


President Mnangagwa held a meeting with Ambrosetti Business Executives and Business experts at State House in Harare. Ambrosetti is a professional consultancy group established in 1965 in Italy and has developed many activities in Italy, Europe and around the world. The meeting ran under the theme; Future of Zimbabwe and Africa in post Covid-19 scenario.


President Mnangagwa chaired the traditional Cabinet Meeting which discussed among other issues, how to de-congest the cities, a move which has since been hailed by travellers and transporters alike.


The President toured Manicaland Industries. He toured Wattle Company where he also commissioned a Pole Drying Kiln and Veneer Plants.
At Willowton Industries, President Mnangagwa visited the Soap and Cooking Oil making Plants. His final destination was Mega Market, a fast moving consumer goods distributor, rice, wheat and maize milling and packaging plants. As per such tours, the President addressed captains of industry and exhorted them to work towards improving the quality of their businesses to meet export quality and to work towards import substitution by getting into the value chains. He also encouraged them to take advantage of Government policies that call for increased production and productivity.
The President also urged them to form partnerships with agricultural inputs producers for sustainable supply of raw materials.


As a build up to the Cultural Week Commemoration official launch at Chief Njelele’s homestead in Zhombe, the First Lady of Zimbabwe Amai Auxilia Mnangagwa got sway and hosted a traditional cooking competition at State House.


The President was in Midlands, Gokwe South, at Chief Njelele’s homestead where he officially launched the National Cultural Commemoration Week. The President reviewed different items of our culture including foods, traditional cooking-ware, sleeping mats, traditional weapons, medicines for all kinds of ailments and religious and social artefact. The President also took time to interact with people from all walks of life who had thronged the venue to meet him.
He addressed the nation on the importance of culture and how it is important to remember where we came from for us to know where we are going. He reiterated Government support for the arts and culture sector.


The President attended the late Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries, Water and Rural Resettlement, Air Chief Marshal (Rtd) Benjamin Samuel Bigboy Chikerema aka Cde Perrance Shiri’s Memorial Service at Chikerema Homestead in Mashonaland East where he was the Guest of Honour. He extolled the virtues of the late National Hero, describing him as an executioner of strategy who understood that unimplemented strategy was not a strategy. He called the late Air Chief Marshal Ltd. Mutumwa Zvepedo!


President Mnangagwa retreated to his farm in Kwekwe being the ever-practical man that he is and speaks through actions more than words. He was then joined by Affirmative Action Group leaders including the flamboyant Prophet Passion Java. Together with the AAG leadership, the President proceeded to his rural Zvishavane home where he donated 40 computers to his former secondary school and building materials to the local clinic.