The desperate days of Rhodesia

WHENEVER the story of the Zimbabwe liberation war is narrated, useless former Rhodesian racists quickly jump into the ring, pick up the proverbial ‘loud...

Chimbwido: Stanley Makuwe’s damascene moment

By Ireen Nyarambi THE play Chimbwido by controversial playwright Stanley Makuwe is an eye-opening production, especially coming from someone who has in the past produced...

Chance for Chevrons to redeem themselves

By Alvin Madzivanzira IT is exactly 12 months after the disastrous tour of Bangladesh and Zimbabwe are back in the territory they were humiliated. The...

Western biopiracy of African medicines: Part One

JUST like the bushman and the Basarwa tribes who wander in the Kalahari Desert for hundreds of kilometres in search of water and nutritious...

Cattle nutrition: Is rotational grazing the answer?: Part One …two forage categories, wet and...

RECENTLY I had several queries relating to cattle nutrition; what is nutrition? For cattle, nutrition is a process in the animals involving an intake of...

Binga communities shun NGOs

LAST week’s edition of The Patriot serialised how the non-governmental organisation (NGO) community is facing a bleak future in the wake of the cutting...

Control of money is an integral aspect of national security

By Dr Tafataona Mahoso THE latest episode of the financial elites’ dodgy dance around the national currency issue involves foregrounding the opinion of one Amarakoon...

Taking ZANU PF back to the people…now a whole new ball game

THERE are many similarities between 2017 ZANU PF’s Seventh Extraordinary Congress which takes place in Harare today (December 15) and the first ZANU Congress...

Business is all about integrity: Part three

By Charles T.M.J. Dube IN our last instalment we demonstrated by way of my personal experiences how the actions of Ndyire and Mudyazvevamwe affected my...

The Chimoio attack and ZANLA’s revenge: Part One

By Chakamwe Chakamwe ON November 23 1977, the Rhodesia racist regime of Ian Douglas Smith, attacked the ZANLA military headquarters in Mozambique called Chimoio in...
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