Lessons from Iran

Recently in Tehran, Iran ZIMBABWE has a lot in common with Iran and can get critical pointers from the country that has flourished despite the...

Legends who defied whites

By Saul Gwakuba Ndlovu THOSE heading the national revolution were by and large traditional leaders, that is chiefs and headmen and other aides. Among the chiefs...

Common sense: When small things have monumental impact

By Dr Tafataona Mahoso IN pursuit of my on-going theme of common sense and the national economy, I recently realised that Heroes’ Day also has...

Nyadzonia: Lest we forget!

THIS week, The Patriot joins the rest of the nation in commemorating Heroes' and Defence Forces' Days. This is a good...

Colonial names disrespect heroes and heroines

ONE of the stories in our Heroes’ Supplement titled ‘The heroes missing on our billboards’ has taken me back to a subject I am...

Soya bean: Strategic crop for Zimbabwe’s economy

IN order to address the challenge of mobilising huge amounts of foreign exchange to import soya bean and soya products such as cooking oil...

Carnivals sweep over September

FOR many, the month of September signals the end of summer, the beginning of autumn and the start of a new school year. Locally,...

Importance of breastfeeding

STORIES are told of maternal grandmothers breastfeeding their grandchildren in the past. According to cultural resource person Mbuya Ellen Chipuriro, the maternal grandmother would take...

Mixed fortunes for PSL teams

By Sheldon Hakata SPORT is good for instilling accountability and leadership skills, among other important traits. Furthermore, exercising is a natural way to loosen up. Football...

Nostalgia for Rufaro Stadium

By Anesu Chakanetsa THE iconic Rufaro Stadium re-opened to an explosive reception coupled with much fanfair a fortnight ago. The nation was told the stadium had...
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