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We must remain steadfast

IT is heartening to note that, as Zimbabweans, we have all remained steadfast and, most importantly, we have not given up. Our people must know and fully appreciate that, as a nation, we stand on the threshold of greatness and, having come so far, let...

Not another ‘home’ away from home

JUST as we were recovering from the ignominy of ‘hosting’  our recent World Cup home game against Nigeria in the little town of Bature in Rwanda at Huye Stadium, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) inspectors last week descended on us with a bombshell. Both...

2024: Year of plenty

WHILE there are many things to look forward to for the people of Zimbabwe in 2024, most importantly, Government has put in place plans for another year of prosperity; it has already kick-started processes to make it a resounding success.  Since assuming office in 2017,...

Unity Day more than a holiday

Editor's Note With Professor Pfukwa WE celebrate more than three decades of unity. But we have to ask if we really appreciate the meaning of the day or it has just become another holiday; a day we take a break from the grind and mark the end...

Unity Day: Let’s celebrate with caution

COMMENT TODAY, December 22 marks one of the most important holidays, Unity Day,  on the calendar of this country’s  liberation history, as it brought an abrupt halt to hostilities based on tribal grounds then bedevilling our polity. Just after independence, in 1980, some disturbances in Matabeleland...

Africa must control its resources

THE final text at COP 28, Dubai, was able to secure a majority consensus within the 200 attending countries to include language to ‘transition away’ from fossil fuels, which are responsible for nearly 90 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions, according to the UN. It...

More manna from Heaven!

THE weekend by-election results turned out to be what Vice-President Dr Constantino Chiwenga had predicted would be like manna from Heaven, as the ruling ZANU PF snatched seven of the nine House of Assembly seats from the opposition CCC. This was after a faction of...

El Nino: Let’s share what we have

I REMEMBER very well that the hallmark of the liberation struggle was care and concern for one another. We survived the protracted struggle not as a result of abundance of resources but because we believed, most importantly, in sharing. This cropping season we will experience a...

Another chance for peaceful polls

THE August 23 general elections were peaceful before, during and after demonstrating to the world that Zimbabwe is now a mature democracy. Tomorrow, there are by-elections in a number of  parliamentary and municipal constituencies countrywide. We are all concerned whether the peace that prevailed before, during...

Chimoio genocide: How many remember?

I AM a bit disturbed as I pen this note.  I keep thinking of how we, as Zimbabweans, are gradually forgetting about the most significant events in our history.  We have been consumed by the ways and goings on of the world.  We have been swallowed by...

Warriors could stand a chance

THE opening results of the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers give the Zimbabwe Warriors confidence in making it to the top in Group C, provided the authorities clean up their act. Nigeria and South Africa, the bookmakers’ favourites, have already suffered early setbacks. The defeat of...

Are we ready for this farming season?

LAND preparation is done, some have already planted, especially urban farmers, while elsewhere farmers eagerly await the onset of the rain season. Large and small-scale farmers, communal producers and many in urban areas are raring to go. Government has availed inputs through its various support programmes. We...

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