Dr Michelina Andreucci

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...

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Man and money: Part 10 …the thievery of Ohio Company

THE Articles of Confederation, the first Constitution under which the new nation of America...

Man and money: Part Eight …re-evaluating the worth of colonies

THE colonists responded to all legislations by accepting the bounties and other encouragements to...

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

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

Man and money: Part Six …rise of tobacco as a currency

IN the 1700s, the colonial economy in America was dominated by two types of...

Man and money: Part Four …the rise of slavery

IN 1672, the Royal African Company was organised to take over all of England’s...

Water use by farmers in Zim: Part Four …the birth of ZINWA

THE Plymouth Company sent its first vessels to North America in 1607.  Two ships landed...

Man and money  …the birth of tobacco growing

IN May of 1607, Smythe’s ships arrived in Chesapeake Bay, but not with the...

Animals and fish in the rock art of Zim

ROCK paintings in Zimbabwe are found wherever suitable surfaces exist.   Granite and sandstone outcrops dotted...

Climate smart agriculture for Zim

ZIMBABWE’s  diverse, rich ecosystems are under threat today from climate change. This is reality that...

Biodiversity conservation in Zimbabwe

ZIMBABWE has a programme for promoting the recovery of threatened species from the list...

Jewellery through the ages

BODY ornamentation made of feathers, bones, shells and coloured pebbles has been a part...

From myth to fairy tale …and to a new deadly variant

AFTER more than three years of the COVID-19 pandemic, WHO officially ended the global...

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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...