Increase in STIs worrisome

Increase in STIs worrisome

Health Reporters BY the end of the first quarter in 2014, a total of 53 000 new cases of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) were recorded by the National Aids Council (NAC). The statistics are a cause for concern as it appears efforts at behaviour change are not producing intended results. The statistics are high considering […]

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2014 Zimbabwe heritage art exhibition review: Part Two …reclaiming our cultural space and heritage through visual art

2014 Zimbabwe heritage art exhibition review: Part Two …reclaiming our cultural space and heritage through visual art

By Dr Tony Monda THERE is an indispensable obligation for other indigenous businesses, corporations and citizens to participate in, preserve and protect their art and cultural patrimony. The themes of the artworks at the Zimbabwe Heritage Exhibition 2014, reveals the mindset of our society; endorsing our sense of self, our sense of freedom and our […]

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Tree planting: Chikomba leads by example

Tree planting: Chikomba leads by example

CONSERVATION and restoration programmes in various communities have suffered setbacks as a result of the passive and antagonistic attitude of some members of the local population. Fires, illegal grazing and cutting down of trees as well as destruction of conservation infrastructure such as fences are some of the manifestations of the negative attitude. Environmental experts […]

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NGOs probe a careless act America created

NGOs probe a careless act America created

LAST week the nation woke up to reports that USAID, a US government donor fund distribution channel, recently deployed an official to probe the organisation, Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition and other NGOs over allegations of misuse of funds and corruption. The USAID, the core funders of the civil society representative body are ‘angry’ that the […]

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Chatham House Report: Zimbabwe’s International Re-engagement The Long Haul to Recovery

By: Knox Chitiyo and Steve Kibble Download full document here

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Lifeline for horticulture farmers

Lifeline for horticulture farmers

THE quality of Zimbabwe’s horticultural products is set to improve following the adoption by the local industry of an international agricultural group that targets the world market. The adoption of the Global Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) by players in the horticulture industry will lead to acceptance of local products on the international market, the Zimbabwe […]

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Miracle Mission:  An NGO up to no good?

Miracle Mission: An NGO up to no good?

RESIDENTS of Hatcliffe, Harare, have expressed concern over the ‘philanthropic’ services being offered to pupils in the suburb by a non-governmental organisation, (NGO) Miracle Mission. The organisation which promised to pay fees for ‘poor’ students and construct schools in the sprawling suburb has not delivered anything besides taking pupils for Thursday night movies at Borrowdales’ […]

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We must be serious on agriculture

RECENTLY I met a mudhumeni, our government agricultural officers, who made an interesting observation. He asked a question that got me seriously thinking about the trajectory our agriculture is taking and how fast it can grow. The mudhumeni asked me to consider the value that will be added to our agricultural sector in the event […]

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World Cup to judge Whatmore

World Cup to judge Whatmore

ZIMBABWE Cricket board chairman, Wilson Manase continues to effect changes in the cricket structures in an effort to turn around the fortunes of the Chevrons. Last week the prominent Harare lawyer re-assigned former national team coaches Walter Chawaguta and Andy Waller to fielding and batting coach respectively for the World Cup assignment. The technical team […]

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Present problems not unique to Zimbabwe

Present problems not unique to Zimbabwe

MANY people who read foreign owned Sunday ‘papers’ of January 25 were made to believe that President Robert Mugabe had been taken prisoner by the Zambians in Lusaka. However, when we took stock of what had really happened in Lusaka, it turned out that the particular press was exaggerating a small demonstration that was staged […]

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