Détente: When the struggle was almost crippled

Détente: When the struggle was almost crippled

IN the last edition of the Struggle for Zimbabwe we looked at the launch of the north eastern offensive which marked the beginning of the Second Chimurenga. This week we take a closer look at the détente period, the time when the war temporarily stopped. What we came to know as ‘The détente’ in the […]

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Glamis date for ‘road to fame’ finals

Glamis date for ‘road to fame’ finals

POPULAR female musicians Lady Squanda and Sandra Ndebele will this weekend headline the annual Chibuku Road to Fame national finals set for the Glamis Arena in Harare. It is the first time they are performing at the competition. Sungura ace Alick Macheso, high riding Jah Prayzah, Sulumani Chimbetu and Shinsoman will also grace the event. […]

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Drive to preserve Ozone Layer

Drive to preserve Ozone Layer

THE Minister of Environment, Water and Climate, Saviour Kasukuwere has said there is need to focus on the complete phase-out of hydrochlorofluocarbons (HCFCs). He was speaking during commemorations of the World Ozone Day. World Ozone Day is commemorated every September 16 to raise awareness on the ozone layer and substances harmful to it. The ozone […]

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Who said UK has no beggars?

Who said UK has no beggars?

WHEN I came to the UK in 2000 I hardly saw anyone begging on the streets, but recently I have begun to see a few beggars on the streets; genuine beggars not the ones who beg to buy booze or drugs. And the list of beggars excludes asylum seekers, most who are now official beggars. […]

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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 tobacco farmers

Lifeline for tobacco farmers

ZIMBABWE Progressive Tobacco Farmers Association (ZPTFA) has secured a US$8 million loan facility from local banks for inputs procurement and training of its members throughout the country. Tobacco has become the preferred crop among farmers due to good returns compared to other crops. This has resulted in increased production with the country surpassing the 210 […]

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Mhodzi yehuori muZimbabwe

Mhodzi yehuori muZimbabwe

Nyaya iyi yakanyorwa naGolden Guvamatanga ikaturikirwa naRujeko Jangano MUMAKORE mashoma apfuura nyika ino yakasangana nenyaya zhinji dzohuori kumativi ose eraramo. Chiitiko chakadai chinonyanyonzwisisika kana takatarisa zvinhu zvaiitika munguva yohudzvanyiriri apo taiona kushandiswa kwechiokomuhomwe pamwe nezvinhu zvinobatika mukunyengera vana veAfrica kuti vatendere vachena kuita zvavanoda. Izwi rokuti ‘Corruption’ (Huori) rinodudzirwa nebato reNGO rinonzi Transparency International sekuti […]

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More to being African than the skin

BY and large I have not really cared about the United States of America President Barack Obama. There is more to being African than one’s skin colour. Mr Obama excited many an African who felt that for the first time in history Africans would get a better deal with him at the helm of the […]

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Eleven gear up for AU youth games

Eleven gear up for AU youth games

ZIMBABWE’s hosting of the African Union Sports Council Region Five (AUSC) games presents a chance to develop formidable teams for the future in all disciplines. The youth games have an age cap of 20 years and run from December 5 to 14 in the City of Kings, Bulawayo. The games will be held under the […]

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West beginning to see light

West beginning to see light

WHEN former British Foreign Secretary Robin Cook told the late Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Stan Mudenge in 2001 that Zimbabweans would ‘suffer until they stone you (the Zimbabwe Government) in the streets’ if land was not returned to white commercial farmers, he was right. Cook was speaking from a British point of view. Britain had […]

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