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Africa’s diaspora commemorates 400 years of slavery

Sydney KawadzaAfricans in the diaspora will this year in October commemorate the 400th anniversary of the trans-Atlantic slave trade with the opening of an African Trade Hub in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. The International Trade Hub will be held at the Park Expo and Convention Centre in Charlotte, North Carolina. …

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Zim Economic Revival – None, but Ourselves

There are so many times when one hears citizens demanding freebies from Government, charging it with the responsibility of catering for every need. Some have even entertained the idea that Zimbabwe must be invaded by foreign powers so that free things can flow from the supposedly beneficent invader. How so …

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‘Monetary Policy Must Resolve Currency Conundrum’

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor Dr John Mangudya is widely expected to release the 2019 monetary policy statement anytime. In terms of statutes this announcement is already overdue. Notwithstanding the fact that it will be delivered perhaps a fortnight after the monetary policy is due, the country’s central …

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Ramsey heads for Juventus

LONDON. — Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has signed a pre-contract agreement to join Italian football champions Juventus in the summer in a deal that will earn him over £400 000 a week. The 28-year-old has agreed a four-year contract that will see him join the Italian champions as a free agent, ending …

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WC hero Gordon Banks dies

LONDON. — World Cup football winner Gordon Banks was a “goalkeeper with magic”, says Brazil legend Pele, after the former England goalkeeper died at the age of 81 yesterday. The football world has been paying tribute to Banks, a world champion in 1966, but best remembered for a save that denied Pele …

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AUSC Region Five leadership visits National Sports Stadium

Ellina Mhlanga Sports ReporterTHE visiting African Union Sports Council Region Five chairman Vetumbuavi Veii and chief executive officer Stanley Mutoya yesterday visited the National Sports Stadium to inspect the site that Zimbabwe is hoping to house a museum for the regional body. Veii and Mutoya were in the country following …

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Zim to host T20 World Cup qualifier

Eddie Chikamhi Senior Sports ReporterZIMBABWE Cricket acting managing director Givemore Makoni says the country is ready to host the Africa regional qualifier for next year’s International Cricket Council Women’s T20 World Cup. The qualifier will be played across three venues in Harare from May 5-13 after the organisers decided to …

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Sunshine Boys to fix strike force

Cloud Fusire Sports ReporterHARARE City assistant coach Mark Mathe says the Sunshine Boys are investing most of their resources towards improving their strike force which they believe was their major undoing last season. Mathe is taking charge of the pre-season training at Heritage School this week as the Premiership football …

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Sadc’s undying Frontline spirit commendable

THE formation of a democratic government in South Africa in 1994 led to the disbandment of the Frontline States alliance, whose main objective was to dismantle white settler rule. The Pan-African leaders of Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe probably believed that the major war against colonisation was …

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