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EDITORIAL COMMENT: Let’s drive to arrive safely this Easter

Fourteen family members who were going for a funeral died on the spot while three were seriously injured after a 45-tonne haulage truck carrying glass hit a pothole, encroached on oncoming traffic and its trailer jackknifed and landed on the commuter omnibus in Bulawayo recently. The picture shows the truck …

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Post-Harvest Losses Can Spoil Cheer of Good Yield

Obert Chifamba — Insight Amid the craziness of readying farm produce for storage or the market, it’s easy for farmers to go a little overboard in the stampede to get over with it and earn some cash or just get the much-needed rest. Usually losses during harvesting occur between the …

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EDITORIAL COMMENT: Winning culture must continue

Cde Joosbi Omar Zanu-PF is continuing on its winning trajectory after its candidate coasted to a foregone by-election victory in the ruling party’s Mwenezi stronghold over the weekend. Cde Joosbi Omar polled 18 700 votes to beat Mr Welcome Masuku of the National Constitutional Assembly who got 482 votes and …

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Ministry of health should not neglect rural areas

Nurses celebrate their graduation in this file photo Saul Gwakuba Ndlovu It is most heartening that the Government has decided to resume the national recruitment of medical personnel to revive the country’s health services system. Employment of health services personnel had been frozen for several years as a result of …

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‘Zimbabwe should harness biomining

Sifelani Tsiko ZIMBABWE must move quickly to harness biomining to extract gold, copper and other metals from low-grade mineral concentrates to maximise benefits and enhance efficiency in its mining sector which is grappling with rising production costs, a bioleaching research and development expert says. Biomining is the use of naturally …

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Road rehabilitation matter of urgency

Fourteen family members who were going for a funeral died on the spot while three were seriously injured after a 45-tonne haulage truck carrying glass hit a pothole, encroached on oncoming traffic and its trailer jackknifed and landed on the commuter omnibus in Bulawayo recently. The picture shows the truck …

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EDITORIAL COMMENT: EU must stay out of Zim elections

Zimbabwe is inching towards the 2018 harmonised elections. President Mugabe last week warned cry babies in the opposition of a “grand defeat”. While the President was confident of Zanu- PF’s victory, he still urged the party not to be complacent but get the structures ready. To do this, he said, …

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Accelerating human development in Zim

Bishow Parajuli Correspondent The Governments of China and Zimbabwe are undertaking, with the facilitation of the World Food Programme (WFP), the identification of priority areas for investment under the framework of South-South co-operation. South-South co-operation is a broad framework for collaboration among countries of the South in the political, economic, social, …

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