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Iran/Zimbabwe cement bilateral ties
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Iran/Zimbabwe cement bilateral ties

Staff Reporter - Aug 09, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire Bonded by historical trade ties that have since been shaped by post-independence similar predicaments, Zimbabwe and Iran this week held bilateral talks meant…

AMA back on the market to raise $80m
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AMA back on the market to raise $80m

Staff Reporter - Jul 24, 2017

HARARE – The Agricultural Marketing Authority (AMA) said on Tuesday it is seeking to mobilise an additional $80 million, through Treasury Bills, to be used by the…

Bread basket status beckons for Zim
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Bread basket status beckons for Zim

Staff Reporter - Jul 10, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire Harare - Zimbabwe is set to reclaim its breadbasket status following the runaway success of the Command Agriculture programme initiated by government to…

Father Zimbabwe, a selfless leader
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Father Zimbabwe, a selfless leader

Staff Reporter - Jul 03, 2017

By Walter Mswazie Masvingo – 1 July marks 18 years since Zimbabwe's most decorated and celebrated freedom fighter, unifier, selfless nationalist and political icon, the late Vice…

Cde Chinx and the rhythms of unity
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Cde Chinx and the rhythms of unity

Staff Reporter - Jul 03, 2017

By Ranga Mberi It was 1980. The war was over, freedom was in the air. Within days, a new country, Zimbabwe, would be born. There had been songs…

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.…