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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…

Batoka to boost SADC power supply
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Batoka to boost SADC power supply

Staff Reporter - Apr 10, 2017

By Rumbidzayi Zinyuke SOUTHERN African countries are set to benefit immensely from the development of the proposed Batoka Gorge Hydro-Electric Scheme (BGHES) which is expected to boost…

EU ambassador bags top diplomat award
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EU ambassador bags top diplomat award

Staff Reporter - Apr 03, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire HARARE - Despite the frosty relations between Zimbabwe and the European Union following the latter’s imposition of sanctions, EU Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Philippe…

Investing in Zimbabwe’s smallholder farmers
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Investing in Zimbabwe’s smallholder farmers

Staff Reporter - Apr 03, 2017

By Sally Nyakanyanga HARARE - To take his mangoes to Shurugwi, 230 kms south of Harare, requires Edward Madzokere to hire a cart and wake up at…

SA remains Zim’s largest trading partner
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SA remains Zim’s largest trading partner

Staff Reporter - Apr 03, 2017

By Tichaona Kurewa HARARE - South Africa has emerged as Zimbabwe’s largest trading partner in the first two months of 2017 owing to the proximity of the…

Looking skyward: Africa steps up efforts to tap space technology
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Looking skyward: Africa steps up efforts to tap space technology

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By  Sifelani Tsiko AFRICA needs to take practical steps to adopt space technology for earth observation, telecommunications and advancing space science to promote socio-economic development on the…

Africa must look within
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Africa must look within

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

Port Louis– Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Monday said reliance by some African countries on former colonial masters threatened the success of the continental development agenda. Speaking…

Zim leads in investment policy reforms
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Zim leads in investment policy reforms

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Tichaona Kurewa HARARE -  Zimbabwe is one of the leading countries globally in implementing investment policy reforms to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) as part of…

Illegal logging threatens Zim forests
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Illegal logging threatens Zim forests

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Sifelani Tsiko IN the heart of Zimbabwe’s third largest state forest, Mafungabusi in the central part of the country, a  soccer pitch has been carved out…

Global platinum production to fall in 2017
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Global platinum production to fall in 2017

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Tichaona Kurewa HARARE-Platinum producers in Southern Africa face tough times in 2017 as global total platinum production is expected to fall by 4 percent in 2017…

Tourists opt to sleep in buses, coaches, churches
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Tourists opt to sleep in buses, coaches, churches

Staff Reporter - Mar 17, 2017

By Freedom Mupanedemo THE majority of tourists coming to Zimbabwe are shunning conventional hotels and other hospitality facilities opting instead to sleep in coaches, buses or cars in…

Zuma talks tough
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Zuma talks tough

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Tichaona Zindoga JOHANNESBURG - President Jacob Zuma has reignited the emotive issue of land redistribution here, urging black parties to unite and amend the country’s constitution…

Myths and mysteries of Dande’s Petrified Forest
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Myths and mysteries of Dande’s Petrified Forest

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Freedom Mupanedemo MBIRE District in northern Zimbabwe is a pervasively superstitious countryside. There, an owl does not just fly during the day for nothing! If you…

Zim truck drivers top list of users of sex enhancements drugs
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Zim truck drivers top list of users of sex enhancements drugs

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Charity Ruzvidzo ZIMBABWEAN long-haul truck drivers now top the list of people who are using sex-enhancement drugs which pose serious health risks, a new report has…