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‘Kutonga Kwaro’ Fans tip ’s hit as song of the year
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‘Kutonga Kwaro’ Fans tip ’s hit as song of the year

Staff Reporter - Dec 08, 2017

By Jonathan Mbiriyamveka Harare - The dramatic events leading to the resignation of President Robert Mugabe have seen Jah Prayzah riding on a wave of popularity at…

Adios Mugabe, time to rebuild Zimbabwe
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Adios Mugabe, time to rebuild Zimbabwe

Staff Reporter - Nov 24, 2017

“You have inherited a jewel in Africa, don’t tarnish it.” These were the words of the late Tanzanian founding president Mwalimu Julius Nyerere to the then new…

How Mugabe’s fallout with war vets led to his demise
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How Mugabe’s fallout with war vets led to his demise

Staff Reporter - Nov 24, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire President Robert Mugabe, who bestrode Zimbabwe’s political landscape like a colossus, had an ignoble exit from the seat of power he occupied 37…

Mugabe and Dos Santos: Africa’s old men seem, finally, to be fading away
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Mugabe and Dos Santos: Africa’s old men seem, finally, to be fading away

Staff Reporter - Nov 24, 2017

By Chris Saunders Soon after Zimbabwe’s army confined former President Robert Mugabe to his palatial Harare home last week – allegedly for his safety – it was announced…

Sadc meets on Zim situation
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Sadc meets on Zim situation

Editor Southern Times - Nov 16, 2017

 Harare – SADC said on Thursday its troika Organ on  Politics, Defence and Security was due to meet in Botswana on the same day to deliberate on…

Mnangagwa’s road to Waterloo
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Mnangagwa’s road to Waterloo

Editor Southern Times - Nov 10, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire OUSTED former Zimbabwean and ZANU-PF vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa’s political career could be over as he appears to have little chance of bouncing…

South Africans demand Zimbabwean stance on land reform
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South Africans demand Zimbabwean stance on land reform

Editor Southern Times - Nov 03, 2017

NJABULO BUTHOLEZI and AKANI CHAUKE Johannesburg  – Impoverished South Africans support Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s stance on land redistribution and empowering his compatriots. This comes as anger…

A first for SADC –  Zim sets Cyber Security Ministry
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A first for SADC – Zim sets Cyber Security Ministry

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire HARARE - Zimbabwe has become the first country in SADC to set up a ministry to deal with the abuse and unlawful conduct…

Zimbabwe officials start work on One Stop Border Post
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Zimbabwe officials start work on One Stop Border Post

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Business Reporter Zimbabwe’s technocrats on Monday started modalities for the implementation of the Beitbridge One Stop Border Stop (OSBP) to reinforce its standing as the busiest…

Panic grips MDC-T as Tsvangirai stays in hospital
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Panic grips MDC-T as Tsvangirai stays in hospital

Editor Southern Times - Sep 25, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire Harare - Cancer-stricken MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai, who was last week flown to an undisclosed South African hospital after falling ill during a…

Time to consider burying loss making state enterprises
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Time to consider burying loss making state enterprises

Editor Southern Times - Sep 25, 2017

By Ranga Mberi Ask any driver across Southern Africa, and each of them will have a story to tell about their encounter with commuter bus drivers. We…

Will Africa achieve universal health coverage?
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Will Africa achieve universal health coverage?

Editor Southern Times - Sep 11, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire recently in Victoria Falls One of the issues that dominated deliberations at the just ended 67th World Health Organisation Regional Committee for Africa…

Zim’s diamond sector learns from region
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Zim’s diamond sector learns from region

Editor Southern Times - Sep 11, 2017

By Southern Times Writer  Harare - Zimbabwe has started to implement lessons from other countries in the region to market its diamonds effectively following years of anguish…

When a history lecture was worth the occasion
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When a history lecture was worth the occasion

Editor Southern Times - Sep 04, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire recently in Victoria Falls By 9:45 am last Monday, the venue for the WHO Africa Committee for Africa meeting at Elephant Hills, Victoria…

Chinese firm to resuscitate Zisco
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Chinese firm to resuscitate Zisco

Editor Southern Times - Sep 04, 2017

HARARE – Chinese conglomerate, R&F, has agreed to inject up to $2 billion to revive the defunct Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (Ziscosteel), with first production of…

African leaders urged to stop begging
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African leaders urged to stop begging

Editor Southern Times - Aug 22, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire PRETORIA - African leaders have been urged to stop relying on external help to fund regional programmes and projects. Leading a SADC Council…

Mugabe hails regional support
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Mugabe hails regional support

Editor Southern Times - Aug 22, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire President Mugabe recently hailed regional countries' support in resisting Western pressure, particularly from Britain which once contemplated a military invasion of Zimbabwe. President…

Zim to host NAM technical meeting
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Zim to host NAM technical meeting

Editor Southern Times - Aug 22, 2017

By Sifelani Tsiko Zimbabwe will this month host the second Non-Aligned Movement Science and Technology technical meeting on industrial biotechnology to promote value addition and beneficiation among…

Mugabe arrives for SADC Summit
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Mugabe arrives for SADC Summit

Editor Southern Times - Aug 18, 2017

PRETORIA – President Robert Mugabe has arrived in Pretoria, South Africa to attend the 37th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development…

Zodwa Wabantu wants to meet President Robert Mugabe
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Zodwa Wabantu wants to meet President Robert Mugabe

Editor Southern Times - Aug 18, 2017

By Jonathan Mbiriyamveka HARARE – Popular South African socialite Zodwa Wabantu says she would love to meet President Robert Mugabe if given a chance.    Zodwa who…