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Zimbabwe’s economic recovery imperatives

PROFESSOR Erik Reinert in his book titled “How Rich Countries Got Rich and Why Poor Countries Stay Poor” argued it will only be when an economy adopts strategies to deliberately industrialise through manufacturing that it can begin to achieve increasing marginal returns to create employment and sustainable higher incomes. Reinert’s …

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Opposition not in it for the people

Ms Thokozani Khupe Nduduzo Tshuma, Political Editor Recent revelations by MDC-T vice president Thokozani Khupe that she is in politics for money, all but confirms the agenda of not only herself but her colleagues in opposition politics. Some have seen into the opportunistic politics by the likes of Ms Khupe …

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This nonsense must now end!’

GENERAL CHIWENGA . . . We will not have our Commander-in-Chief being belittled by nobodies, who never commanded any battle Gen Constantino Guveya Dominic Nyikadzino Chiwenga The majority of war veterans have nothing to do with this nonsense that we are now getting daily in our media. The ones who …

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US-based Zim woman flies high

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Profile — Growing up in the high density suburb of Glen View in Harare Mabel Machabvunga-Butler had a difficult childhood, following the death of her father. Living with her mum and siblings, she had to be content sharing the paltry basics that sustained the family, as her widowed …

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Editorial Comment: Road funds must be accounted for

The state of the country’s roads has become a serious cause for concern, with particular worry being the poor road network in Harare where most roads in the city have become an eyesore, making driving an energy-sapping task as motorists have to navigate through the potholes. Accidents have become frequent …

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Walking in Spirit: Seek wise and Godly counsel

Proverbs 15 vs 31-33; “The ear that hears the rebukes of life will abide among the wise. He who disdains instruction despises his own soul, but he who heeds rebuke gets understanding. The fear of the Lord is the instruction of wisdom, and before honour is humility.” Friends play a …

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EDITORIAL COMMENT: Command Livestock set to boost national herd

The Special Maize Production Programme has been a roaring success. The scheme, commonly known as Command Agriculture has contributed immensely to the huge cereal harvest expected this year, estimated at around 2, 7 million tonnes. After many years of poor harvests and the resultant food insecurity, the Government took a …

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Sadc makes strides in power cooperation

Joseph Ngwawi Southern Africa has stepped up efforts to ensure electricity grids of all mainland countries are interconnected and that the regional power network taps into the East African network. The Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) is making strides in ensuring that the power grids of all its 12-member states …

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