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We cherish our hard-won freedom’

Child president Tinaye Mbavari gives her speech yesterday Tinaye Mbavari Child President ON behalf of the children here, those at home and all of us, I am most delighted Your Excellency our President of the Republic of Zimbabwe for the opportunity you have given us to spend quality time with you. …

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Children are the inheritors of our land

President Mugabe addresses children from the country’s 10 provinces and invited guests during the 37th Independence Anniversary Children’s Party at the City Sports Centre yesterday The Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Comrade Lazarus Dokora, Honourable Ministers here present, Senior Government Officials, Ladies and Gentlemen, Teachers and Parents, Our Dear …

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Assembly Points: Untold episode of the liberation struggle

Lovemore Ranga Mataire Senior Writer The closing chapter of Zimbabwe’s liberation struggle was decided at the Lancaster House Constitutional Conference between September 10 and December 15, 1979. Described by many historians as the “Last Funeral Parlour” of the British Empire, it was at Lancaster House Conference that a decision was reached …

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Zim makes great strides in correcting colonial injustices

Saul Gwakuba Ndlovu The education system was so planned that the vast majority of black people were compelled to stop schooling after they had acquired just the basic education to enable them to understand orders and instructions by white bosses in mines, farms, factories, hotels, the army, the police, the …

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Fun, creativity at Holiday Art Camp

Own Correspondent The National Gallery of Zimbabwe, in celebrating the 60th Anniversary, presents the April Holiday Art Camp. The Camp is set to take place from April 24 to 28 this year and will offer an opportunity for students to explore and appreciate new ideas, development skills, making new friends, …

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Zimbabwe turns 37 with a lot to cheer about

Charity Ruzvidzo Syndication Writer As Zimbabwe celebrates its 37th Independence anniversary, it is paramount to acknowledge major strides the nation has taken in empowering the youths. Through various indigenisation and empowerment programmes, Government has provided young people with quality education and access to health among many other social amenities. Independence Day, …

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General Tongo and the millennial disconnect

The late General Tongogara Stanely Mushava Literature Today Josiah Magama Tongogara, the notable guerilla, who died on the doorstep of independent Zimbabwe, occasionally lands cameo roles in the showbiz circuit. Around this time last year, Zanla’s foremost strategist was commandeered for effect in Junior Brown’s “Tongogara,” although only the soldier’s bloodshot …

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A great truth!

The late Ian Smith Baffour Ankomah Correspondent Talk is cheap, but walking the talk is another matter altogether. Ian Smith, the last Prime Minister of Rhodesia, who once thumped his chest and asserted truculently that black majority rule would not happen in the hallowed lands of Rhodesia, not even in a …

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EDITORIAL COMMENT: Taming road carnage a collective duty

The number of people killed in road accidents countrywide so far during Easter Holidays had by late yesterday, doubled compared to the same period last year. Surely this calls for robust interventions if the country is to stop road carnage. Does it mean that our drivers have lost respect for …

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