The British migration to Kenya and their departure

The British migration to Kenya and their departure

IN 1885 East Africa was carved up between Britain, Germany and France. The British assumed control of Kenya and Uganda. They governed through the Imperial British East Africa Company. By 1895, the complete colonisation of Kenya and Uganda was taken over by the Foreign Office. It built the Uganda Railway which increased power and control […]

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Chimbwido: Stanley Makuwe’s damascene moment

Chimbwido: Stanley Makuwe’s damascene moment

By Ireen Nyarambi THE play Chimbwido by controversial playwright Stanley Makuwe is an eye-opening production, especially coming from someone who has in the past produced plays that ridiculed President Mugabe and the Government. It is engaging, gripping, at times tense with some bits of comic relief. It tells the story of the Zimbabwe liberation struggle […]

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Zim ready for global economic partnerships

Zim ready for global economic partnerships

Business Reporter THE Minister of Industry and Commerce, Michael Bimha has described the Milano Expo 2015 taking place in Italy as an indispensable platform for connecting Zimbabwe with the European market. Speaking recently at a ceremony held at the expo to celebrate the Zimbabwe National Day and the country’s participation at the trade jamboree, Minister […]

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The British want to hide their barbaric past

The British want to hide their barbaric past

WHEN the British colonised our beautiful motherland Zimbabwe and other African countries, they arrogantly preached with their arms on their hips and their legs akimbo that they were the most civilised race on earth who had taught everyone else on the planet modern advancement and good religious practices. The arch imperialist, Cecil John Rhodes himself […]

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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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Tobacco planting season starts

SEPTEMBER 1 is the regulated date for farmers to start transplanting tobacco seedlings from seedbeds to the fields. And farmers countrywide with irrigation facilities this week began the transplanting exercise. Those that depend on rainfall continue to manage seedbeds and nurseries waiting for the onset of the rains. The tobacco cycle starts in June when […]

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Justice Mutema: Hero gone too soon

Justice Mutema: Hero gone too soon

THE send-off of Justice Andrew Mutema, whose Chimurenga name was Cde Kingsley Dube Vatema at the National Heroes Acre in Harare last weekend was a painful event. Typically we do not really mourn, but celebrate our heroes for they would have lived a full life, but the atmosphere at the hallowed ground was sombre. Justice […]

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Let’s be proud of what we are

Let’s be proud of what we are

FAKE hips, fake buttocks, skin bleachers, fake nails, breast implants, nose jobs, lipstick, fake eyelashes and ‘human hair’, what are we coming to? In this issue we highlight the dangers of skin bleachers that come in the form of creams, pills and injections, but the problem is much deeper than just the dangers of skin […]

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All Africa games kick off

All Africa games kick off

CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE hosts the 11th edition of the All-Africa Games which start today in the Central African State. The games run between September 4 and 19. Brazzaville, the Congolese capital hosts the games for the second time after hosting the inaugural edition in 1965 where 30 nations participated. A total 2 500 athletes were in the […]

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Dangote investment: Rebirth of African dream

Dangote investment: Rebirth of African dream

“For me this is no longer just for profit, it is also to make a statement and to teach Africans that there is no limit to what can be achieved through diligence and to tell the world what they are missing for not believing in Africa and trusting it with their investments.” – Aliko Dangote. […]

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