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Disparities, way forward for region’s healthcare systems

Dr Katlego Mothudi Correspondent Since their independence, the governments of many countries in Southern African were able to increase access to health services, but the quality of healthcare provided remains a challenge, and there are disparities in the quality and extent of healthcare services accessed between the rich and poor. …

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The day ED took animal rights groups to ‘tusk’

Emmanuel Koro Correspondent Consumptive tourism which includes wildlife trophy hunting and hunting for meat contributes 90 percent of the tourism revenue that Southern Africa generates annually, said an Oxford University-trained Associate Professor of Ecology and Economics, Dr Brian Child, speaking at the Africa Wildlife Economy Summit. Dr Child said that …

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Long-term teacher-export policy beneficial

The interest being shown by several African countries to recruit teachers from Zimbabwe is a positive development that Government should urgently pursue to ensure that thousands of unemployed graduate teachers are formally employed. Government recently revealed that it was engaging Botswana, Namibia and Rwanda — for the exportation of nearly …

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Exploring Achebe’s vision for Africa

Elliot Ziwira @the Bookstore Modern day Africa seems to be lacking in inspirational leadership which is driven by selfless service and the desire to uplift the lives of the people, as is depicted in most literary texts by the continent’s writers. The leadership models of yore, epitomised by people like …

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How did elephants evolve such a large brain?

Julian Benoit & Paul Manger Correspondents Elephants have long captivated our attention, partly because of their sheer size and majesty. But we’re also struck by their complex behaviour. In some ways, we’re fascinated because this behaviour echoes our most humane feelings. For instance, elephants have repeatedly been observed using tools …

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Mousetraps of historical deceptions

Reason Wafawarova on Monday Today’s world order is just a perpetuation of the historical legacy of domination of one people by another, the establishment of a world empire that dominates the political and economic affairs of the entire world. The United States faces a huge challenge from the rising Chinese …

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Why vendor currency market bubble burst

Last week, neither huge bubble in the street market for US dollar banknotes nor its subsequent bursting when the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe declared that US dollars could no longer buy goods and services in Zimbabwe were unexpected. This is because this market is not what many people assume, the …

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Wait, your problems aren’t as big as you think!

MOTIVATION Steve Nyambe LIFE is easy when you are at the top of the mountain. But things change when you are down in the valley. In such torrid times, that’s when you have to brace up, soldier on and fight like a warrior. The late Steve Jobs, chief executive and …

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7 ways of surviving hard times

We live in great, yet challenging times. Everyone goes through their fair share of hardship. Pain is caused by many things. At times it’s caused by people who you love and thought would stand with you. Hard times may also come , but for a season. Should we kick ourselves …

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Isn’t it boring to be a Christian?

A RECENT conversation with a new friend inspired me to write this week’s article. She was telling me that she is ready to leave drinking, smoking and fornication and turn to Jesus, but she fears she will be bored. Her words made me laugh when she said: “Yep, I am …

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