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Bond notes need fresh impetus?

Clemence Machadu Insight — Howdy folks! Have you noticed how there is a thriving market for currencies in the streets out there? If you throw a stone at areas around Harare’s Roadport, it will hit a money-changer! Well, in fact, you might actually hit two money-changers with one stone. It’s …

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The instructor who trained Joice Mujuru

BORN in 1954 Cde Emelda Musanhu whose Chimurenga name was Cde Suzan Rutanhire joined the liberation struggle in November 1972 soon after her wedding to a catechist George Rutanhire. Cde Suzan, from Mt Darwin, under Chief Matope went to Chiunye School in the area. While many newlyweds go for honeymoon …

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Phew, that was close! Tyson can breathe again

So Tyson’s near political death experience must be a humbling lesson to him and many other Zanu-PF members. ZANU-PF national commissar, Savior “Tyson” Kasukuwere was a few seconds from his political death. The hurricane was sweeping and destroying everything on its path and it was only a matter of time …

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Leave the club, get a whip

Dr Don Gwashu, taking the Sociology class of Mass Communication students at Harare Polytechnic at the turn of the millennium, expressed some scepticism about the Fast-Track Land Reform Programme. He said something to the effect that: “Until (Cde Hitler) Hunzvi and Cde (Joseph) Chinotimba take over Chapman Golf Club or …

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Rand adoption illogical

Brains Muchemwa ON July 10, 2007, I had the privilege to address a Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce conference. My topic was “Price controls and the modern Zimbabwe’. The discourse was unanimous that price controls, foreign currency shortages and high inflation were the biggest threat to the survival of industry …

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Command mining next time

Perspective, Stephen Mpofu THE sky is the limit, as it were, for any agreement with leaders driven by commodity thought processes in their endeavours to boost their country’s social and economic status and with that the lives of the people who look to these servants for a brave new future …

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Of small time, big time political thugs

Saviour Kasukuwere They say a week is a long time in politics. It is a self-evident truth! Exactly last week we were wondering what would happen following the debacle at Joice Mujuru’s National People’s Party where two of her officials, presidential spokesperson Gift Nyandoro and party spokesman Jealousy Mawarire had …

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Independence heritage pregnant with lessons

President Mugabe’s bullet-riddled Highfield home Leroy Dzenga Features Writer SOUTH Africa has made rich pickings from the lives and trails left by apartheid heroes, from the likes of Walter Sisulu to Steve Biko, Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela. Its tourism sector has fed off the popularity of these decorated faces …

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Pioneering value-addition in tobacco

MR ADAM MOLAI . . . “Savanna Tobacco proudly became the first Zimbabwean company in the food and beverages sector to achieve ISO 9001 for quality; ISO 14001 certification for Environmental Management and ISO 18001 for Occupational Health and Safety” The Interview George Chisoko GC: Mr Molai, how does it …

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Grand coalition, grand defeat for opposition

President Mugabe addresses the 105th Ordinary Session of the zanu-pf Central Committee in Harare yesterday We publish here the full text of the speech made by President and First Secretary of zanu-pf, Comrade R.G. Mugabe, on the occasion of the 105th Ordinary meeting of the Central Committee at zanu-pf Headquarters …

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