Beware of mercury pollution: miners warned

THE use of mercury in small-scale and artisanal gold mining is inevitable with the coming into force of newer mechanisms to help protect the...

EU hypocrisy exposed

THE European Union (EU) decision to lift trade embargos and maintain illegal sanctions on President Robert Mugabe, his wife Dr Grace Mugabe and the...

Commonwealth: Britain losing her grip?

I WATCHED with interest as tens of thousands of excited spectators from all over the world filled the Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland, for...

Story of Sarah Rector, America’s youngest African-American millionaire

ON January 15 1914, a rather strange headline appeared in The Kansas City Star: ‘Oil made pickaninny rich’: “Oklahoma girl with US$15 000 a month gets...

From six rabbits to over 800

MOST people in Zimbabwe rear rabbits as a pastime, unaware that rabbit rearing has the potential to generate substantial revenue. Rabbits have the potential to...

Can anyone remember our youths?

PRONOUNCEMENTS by Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa that youth concerns remain Government’s top priority carried both poise and precision, but there are many challenges for young...

Women and politics – oil and water?

DURING the US presidential campaign, I expressed concern over the manner in which female politicians are treated by their male counterparts. The use of...

Muringa music replaces Urban Grooves

By Tatenda Gapa THE Urban Grooves genre was a hurricane that swept up everything in its path. It flourished; each release cemented its dominance, but like...

Consider our plight: Vendors

By Tatenda Gapa VENDORS in Harare’s Central Business District (CBD) have appealed to Government to consider their plight before removing them from their current operating...

Zvishavane derby: The crowd says it all

By Alvin Madzivanzira   IT was the first time that Shabanie Mine FC met their soccer arch rivals FC Platinum in a cup final. Being the first...
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