Daily Archives: Nov 17, 2023

Hard times for CSOs…as US cosies up to Zimbabwe

By Kundai Marunya NEWS that the US government has stopped funding the activities of local NGOs and civil society organisations with immediate effect could point to a major climbdown in Washington’s relations towards Zimbabwe. The most affected by the directive are CSOs engaged in media, human...

ARTUZ sowing seeds of discord

By Elizabeth Sitotombe “The greatest villains are the ones who believe they are doing the right thing,” is a statement that well resonates with some of Zimbabwe’s labour unions.  There is nothing wrong with unions negotiating with the Government on behalf of their members for better pay...

Restoring our spiritual identity …for sustainable development

WE, in the village, are not just content with ownership and control but value...

Are we ready for this farming season?

LAND preparation is done, some have already planted, especially urban farmers, while elsewhere farmers...

Cholera: Government intervention welcome

THE current cholera outbreak which, according to Government estimates, has claimed more than 100...

Fare thee well Gumbo and Chigova!

EDITOR — ALLOW me space in your paper to mourn one of my former...

Redefine ‘employment’ to attain Vision 2030

By Shephard Majengeta WHEN I look around and see the various economic activities being done,...

Dark side of the WHO Pandemic Treaty …African leaders beware

By Prof Artwell Nhemachena CAUTION used to be the watchword among Africans who lived on...

Towards biodefence and strategy: Part Four …need for more robust measures

By Mupakamiso Makaya and Tapiwa Bere  THE development of a new Bio-warfare Act is an opportunity...

Chimoio: Murder most foul

This story was first published in The Patriot on November 24 2022. YOU are standing beneath...

Water use by farmers in Zim: Part Five …policy developments in post-colonial irrigation

UNTIL their recent revival, rehabilitation and promotion by the Second Republic led by President...

Man and money: Part Seven …rise of the colonial enterprise

SOME merchants ran factories, from which came metals, glass and candles, among many other...

Favour in context: Part 19 …disorientation

SOWE rekuDomboshava had been the pastor’s choice. He had said that there was power in...

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Hard times for CSOs…as US cosies up to Zimbabwe

By Kundai Marunya NEWS that the US government has stopped funding the activities of local...

ARTUZ sowing seeds of discord

By Elizabeth Sitotombe “The greatest villains are the ones who believe they are doing the...

Saboteurs must be nipped in the bud

By Golden Guvamatanga RECENT remarks by President Emmerson Mnangagwa that rogue elements within and outside...

Re-engagement: Ball now in West’s court

By Golden Guvamatanga  THE accelerated forays into Zimbabwe’s sound foreign policy by the EU, Britain...