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Time to correct Land Reform Programme anomalies

IN June last year, Minister of Lands and Rural Resettlement, Dr Douglas Mombeshora, revealed that preliminary findings of a land audit had shown that 12-year and 10-year-olds had been allocated land under... 
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Nigerian poll: Jonathan, Buhari neck and neck

WHEN children of different mothers quarrel over their patrimony, it is only a fool who says peace in the family is not what matters most. Nigeria is one larger ‘polygamous’ setting whose fratricidal... 
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Britain sold Gambia on the market

THE crass intolerance of humanity by colonialists can be best described by the treatment given to the tiny nation of Gambia during the days of colonialism. Among all the chaos created by colonialists,... 
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The day Rhodesians walked into our ambush

By Bongani Nyamweda It was a bitter pill to swallow knowing that we were fighting for our life after being betrayed by the very same people we had put our lives on the line for. Those were my thoughts... 
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Japan conference avoids focusing on causes of disasters

recently in Japan AT the United Nations conference on disaster risk reduction in Sendai, Japan, from March 14 to 18, there was very little acknowledgement that man was largely responsible for the disasters... 
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Kaunda steals show at Namibia double celebrations

recently in Namibia THE singing, dance and pomp at the Hosea Kutako International Airport in Namibia that welcomed the African Union and SADC Chairperson President Robert Mugabe was just a tip of the... 
Breaking through the nexus of  defamation and demonisation  …President Mugabe’s public diplomacy

Breaking through the nexus of defamation and demonisation …President Mugabe’s public diplomacy

By Tafataona Mahoso THE forces behind the rushed sponsorship of court cases to make criminal defamation unconstitutional and limit libel to a civil offence are the same forces behind the current campaign to disparage and trash President Robert Mugabe’s successful public diplomacy. The main strategy for trashing Zimbabwe’s new projection is to focus on the […]

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Artiste’s group hits purple patch

Artiste’s group hits purple patch

LACK of sponsorship and corporate support has compounded the problem of poor returns faced by a majority of local artistes. Despite delivering top drawer products local artistes have barely enjoyed the fruits of their labour chiefly as a result of piracy as well as lack of efficient marketing and distribution channels. But one group has […]

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ZIMRA tightens screws at border post

ZIMRA tightens screws at border post

Recently in Beitbridge THE Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) has initiated a 100 percent search programme on cargo coming into the country through Beitbridge Border Post following an increase in cases of smuggling. The programme comes against concerns and complaints from the local manufacturing sector with regards to the high volumes of illegal and substandard goods […]

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New China bank a slap in the face of US

New China bank a slap in the face of US

WHILE beleaguered MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai was last week gallivanting in the United States, desperately trying to reach out for a few dollars from a disinterested Uncle Sam, using the ‘abducted’ Itai Dzamara as bait, China, together with some Asian and European powers were sending the good news that Africa has waited for so long, […]

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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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Shot in the arm for small holder farmers

Shot in the arm for small holder farmers

INADEQUATE funding is one of the major hindrances to maximum production, with small holder farmers being the most affected as they do not have the requirements to access loans. Lack of cheaper finance to procure inputs, the prevailing liquidity constraints and the changing rainfall patterns are drawing back crop production. Efforts continue to be made […]

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Women must seize opportunities

WOMEN should create an environment for their development and empowerment by taking part in activities that promote their growth. This was the message Vice-President Emerson Mnangagwa left the thousands of people who gathered for the belated commemorations of the International Women’s Day in Mvuma last Saturday. “Madzimai anofanira kushanda nekuti havafambi vachitsvakwa kudzimba,” he said. […]

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Success story of prison biogas project

THE rising demand for electricity in Zimbabwe and Africa in general has resulted in incessant power cuts as authorities grapple to meet demand. While, Zimbabwe has embarked on major power-generating projects through the expansion of the Kariba South Power station and Hwange Units Seven and Eight which when complete will generate a combined 1 200 […]

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The day Rhodesians walked into our ambush

The day Rhodesians walked into our ambush

By Bongani Nyamweda It was a bitter pill to swallow knowing that we were fighting for our life after being betrayed by the very same people we had put our lives on the line for. Those were my thoughts as we exchanged fire-for-fire with the Rhodesians, one hot afternoon, in Nyombwe, 1976. My name is […]

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Dynamos, Tsholotsho winning starts under scrutiny

Dynamos, Tsholotsho winning starts under scrutiny

TSHOLOTSHO Pirates could be the surprise package in the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League. The tag could be confirmed this weekend as they play their second Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match against Highlanders at Barbourfields Stadium in Bulawayo on Sunday. Hailing from the small Matabeleland North town of Tsholotsho, Pirates could be the team […]

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Time to correct Land Reform Programme anomalies

Time to correct Land Reform Programme anomalies

IN June last year, Minister of Lands and Rural Resettlement, Dr Douglas Mombeshora, revealed that preliminary findings of a land audit had shown that 12-year and 10-year-olds had been allocated land under the Land Reform Programme (LRP). He said that this was against policy since only those over 21 years could be allocated. Issues concerning […]

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