Immunisation week preps in full swing

Immunisation week preps in full swing

THE Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) will roll out the 2014 vaccine for children under five years in May. The Minister of Health and Child Care, David Parirenyatwa confirmed that batches of the rotavirus vaccine had arrived in the country in preparation for immunisation week. This year, African Vaccination Week will be celebrated […]

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Galas must be a  permanent feature

Galas must be a permanent feature

By Fidelis Manyange MOST people, if not all, are familiar with Zimbabwe’s musical galas that celebrate the lives of the country’s heroes and the independence that they subsequently brought. But there is more to these galas that have been held much to the delight of many. They have significantly benefitted the musicians that participate. When […]

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Bulawayo ready to host ZITF

Bulawayo ready to host ZITF

IT is that time of the year again. Next week all roads lead to the City of Kings, Bulawayo for the 55th edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF). This year’s exhibition is running under the theme, ‘New Ideas, New Heights’. There are high expectations among all stakeholders that this year’s edition of the […]

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Zim @ 34: Are we there yet?

WHILE this year’s independence anniversary comes at a time when Zimbabwe is latching on to yet another milestone achievement through President Robert Mugabe’s unprecedented advocacy and implementation of policies and programmes that promote self-sustenance and self-reliance, there is need to look at challenges that lie ahead especially on the political front. This anti-Zimbabwe goal project […]

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Issues to do with soyabean harvesting

Issues to do with soyabean harvesting

THIS series of articles on soyabean is aimed at assisting new farmers who have ventured into soyabean production. We have followed the cropping cycle from land preparation through planting, weed and pest management up to crop maturity. We also looked at the role of soyabean in fulfilling the Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Socio-Economic Transformation (Zim-ASSET) […]

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A view from both sides of the Limpopo

A view from both sides of the Limpopo

By Rhoda Mandaza IN recent years the social media network has become a platform and forum for debates and dialogue across the continent and the globe. My presence and participation on recent debates and dialogue on social media networks regarding Zimbabwe and our current state of affairs have left me feeling very angry, frustrated, sad […]

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We will never be cowed

WE celebrate 34 years of independence and the journey of our nation thus far has been eventful. Zimbabwe has in the last decade followed an exciting history. In the scheme of things, in stories of nations, a decade or two is not a long time. Thus in a short space of time, we have gone […]

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Surprise twist from Australia

Surprise twist from Australia

IN May 2007, John Howard, the then Australian Prime Minister ordered the Australian national cricket team not to visit Zimbabwe in a tour scheduled for September of that year. The order came at the height of simmering diplomatic relations between Zimbabwe and the West. The Australian government cited President Robert Mugabe as the reason why […]

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Retracing the Njelele shrine to the Rozvi state

Retracing the Njelele shrine to the Rozvi state

OUR recent coverage of the Njelele or Matonjeni or Mabweadziva shrine in last month’s issues of The Patriot has sparked debate among historians, different tribes, politicians and former liberation war fighters seeking more information on the origins, significance and why the prominent shrine has been left to lie derelict and even be defiled by our […]

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