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Chamisa turns to spiritual intervention as polls beckon

Elijah Chihota Correspondent AS  an old adage goes, when life turns tough, people turn to social scientists to get relief; and politicians are not spared in this regard. The impending elections have increased the traffic of political players who consult the so-called prophets and n’angas in order to establish if …

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Key achievements made by AU since January 2018

Correspondent The launch of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) in Addis Ababa in January, as well as the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and the Protocol to the Treaty Establishing the African Economic Community Relating to the Free Movement of Persons, Right of Residence …

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MDC must play the ball, not ref

Zimbabwe is in the homestretch towards its harmonised elections, that quinquennial political jamboree which, like all other shindigs, is the ultimate expression of power, lust and passion. Elections in Zimbabwe have been known to produce the worst in us. They have known to produce the best in us. The power, …

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MDC Alliance’s ballot demands irrational

AS the harmonised elections draw nearer, the MDC Alliance has been the loudest in raising complaints against the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC). A day seldom passes without Nelson Chamisa and his opposition partners making outrageous claims against the electoral body in a manner suggesting they dread election day which is …

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Possessed by a retrogressive agenda?

Mark Duncan, writing from Moscow, felt compelled to advise The Economist [Letters — A party of the people, April 14, 2018], that its belief that Russian youth post Gorbachev generation offered optimism for the future (Gorbachev’s grandchildren — March 24), could be misplaced. He felt the belief “fell into a …

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Assassination probe must be professional

The despicable grenade attack at Bulawayo’s White City Stadium on June 23 that claimed two security aides and left at least 47 others injured, including Vice-President Kembo Mohadi, was the new administration’s biggest test yet on its resolve to change Zimbabwe’s political trajectory. President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was said to …

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Behold Zim’s answer doesn’t lie in the box

And so it is with my Grade 2 granddaughter. Only yesterday, she sought my help with what seemed to me a very simple multi-choice Math problem. BY ZIFISO MASIYE My wife and I have always admired the rare professional approach, the refreshing passion and sense of dedication to duty of …

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NPRC peace initiative welcome

Heal Zimbabwe welcomes the historic signing of the peace pledge by political parties ahead of the 2018 elections. The peace pledge signing arrangement was brokered by the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) in a bid to promote inclusive prevention of violence and conflicts as a strategy for promoting lasting …

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Signing peace pledge noble

The Zimbabwe Election Support Network (ZESN) applauds the National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) for developing the high-level election Peace Pledge for the 2018 harmonised elections. Representatives from the various contesting political parties appended their signatures to the Peace Pledge in Harare last Tuesday at a launch that was supported …

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