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Plastic money pushing business in rural Zimbabwe
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Plastic money pushing business in rural Zimbabwe

Staff Reporter - Jun 12, 2017

By Lazarus Sauti Harare - In Zimbabwe, just like in most African countries, a marriage could not take place without some form of gift or payment of animals,…

Great betrayal: When Command Agric proceeds went up in smoke
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Great betrayal: When Command Agric proceeds went up in smoke

Staff Reporter - Jun 12, 2017

By Freedom Mupanedemo On a wintry Wednesday morning, Pesani Mombe tries hard to shake off the lethargy of sleep following the previous day’s hard work in his…

Rescuing nationalism from post-colonial disillusionment
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Rescuing nationalism from post-colonial disillusionment

Staff Reporter - Jun 02, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire IN many African countries, disenchantment with post-colonial politics finds literary expression in satire.     In Zimbabwe, one area where satire has found expression…

Liberation movements to set up ideological school
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Liberation movements to set up ideological school

Staff Reporter - May 29, 2017

Southern Africa’s former liberation movements recently met in Luanda, Angola, to discuss various challenges being faced in their individual countries. Topical on the agenda was the issue…

Zim approves fourth platinum mine
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Zim approves fourth platinum mine

Staff Reporter - May 29, 2017

HARARE - Cabinet approved a Kazakhstan company, Todall, to mine platinum in the Midlands area of Zvishavane in central Zimbabwe, bringing to four the number of platinum…

Commodities remain bullish in first quarter
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Commodities remain bullish in first quarter

Staff Reporter - May 22, 2017

By Rumbidzayi Zinyuke THE price of most commodities continued to strengthen further in the first of quarter of 2017 as market fundamentals remain favourable, putting Zimbabwe and…

Cossasa games a success – Zimbabwe retain title for the third consecutive year
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Cossasa games a success – Zimbabwe retain title for the third consecutive year

Staff Reporter - May 12, 2017

By Ellina Mhlanga HARARE – Up-and-Coming athletes from the Southern African Region showcased their talent last week at the Confederation of School Sport Associations of Southern Africa…

Joyous Celebration shines at Zim’ Hallelujah night
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Joyous Celebration shines at Zim’ Hallelujah night

Staff Reporter - May 07, 2017

By Sharon Kavhu HARARE – South African, multi-award winning and gigantic choir, Joyous Celebration (JC) lived up to expectation in Zimbabwe during the ‘Hallelujah Night’ over the weekend.…

Leave Saharawi now – Nam, Zim tell Morocco
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Leave Saharawi now – Nam, Zim tell Morocco

Staff Reporter - May 02, 2017

Harare – Zimbabwe and Namibia on Wednesday said they will not tire in their quest to see Morocco, which was recently re-admitted into the African Union (AU),…

NamPower banks on regional utilities
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NamPower banks on regional utilities

Staff Reporter - May 02, 2017

By Timo Shihepo Windhoek – Namibia’s power utility, NamPower, has put its hopes on the regional utilities to supply the country with power for the next five…

Namibia, Zimbabwe enhance co-operation
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Namibia, Zimbabwe enhance co-operation

Staff Reporter - May 02, 2017

HARARE – Zimbabwe and Namibia this week took their cordial relations to a whole new level with a three-day state visit by President Hage Geingob on Wednesday.…

Southern African buyers expected to dominate Sanganai tourism expo
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Southern African buyers expected to dominate Sanganai tourism expo

Staff Reporter - May 02, 2017

By Wallace Mawire HARARE – Sanganai/Hlanganani world tourism expo is expecting more buyers from the Southern African region to attend the second biggest tourism showcase in Africa…

Chenjerai Hove’s Bones and the dignity of land ownership
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Chenjerai Hove’s Bones and the dignity of land ownership

Staff Reporter - Apr 28, 2017

By Gracious Madondo IT’S almost three years since the shock passing on of Chenjerai Hove, one of Zimbabwe’s literary figures, who succumbed to liver failure in Sweden…

Region must be wary of destabilisation
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Region must be wary of destabilisation

Staff Reporter - Apr 24, 2017

Everyman gotta right to decide his own destiny And in this judgement, there is no partiality So arm in arms, with arms, we will fight this little…

Independence and Youth Empowerment
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Independence and Youth Empowerment

Staff Reporter - Apr 24, 2017

By Charity Ruzvidzo As the country celebrates its 37th independence anniversary it is paramount to acknowledge the major strides the nation has taken in empowering the youths.…

Diplomats congratulate Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe's 37th Independence Anniversary
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Diplomats congratulate Zimbabwe

Staff Reporter - Apr 24, 2017

Diplomats accredited to Zimbabwe yesterday congratulated the country on attaining 37 years of freedom from former coloniser, Britain. The diplomats were part of scores of Zimbabweans and…

Celebrating independence with Air Zim all-female crew
Zimbabwe's 37th Independence Anniversary
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Celebrating independence with Air Zim all-female crew

Staff Reporter - Apr 24, 2017

By Charity Ruzvidzo Zimbabwe’s first all-female flight deck crew is a demonstration of the remarkable efforts the country has taken towards achieving women empowerment for the past…

When food security equals national security
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When food security equals national security

Staff Reporter - Apr 18, 2017

By Prosper Ndlovu CLIMATE change is increasingly becoming a ‘security threat’ the world over amid speculation that failure to manage it may increase the risk of violent conflict.…

Shakira’s honour in Zimbabwe cheers spirits of Malawians
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Shakira’s honour in Zimbabwe cheers spirits of Malawians

Staff Reporter - Apr 13, 2017

By Robson Sharuko Harare - The decision by a leading Zimbabwean newspaper to honour Malawian international midfielder Joseph “Shakira” Kamwendo as the best foreigner to grace the…

After drought, Zim contends with fall armyworm invasion
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After drought, Zim contends with fall armyworm invasion

Staff Reporter - Apr 10, 2017

By Sally Nyakanyanga It was first detected in Africa barely a year ago, yet the fall armyworm, a type of caterpillar whose name derives from its tendency…