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Local artistes’ 2019 wish list

AS creatives waved goodbye to 2018 on entering the New Year, for some it marked the beginning of new things while for others it could be a continuation of where they left from the last season. BY WINSTONE ANTONIO On the other hand, some artistes are keen to meet the …

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Yes, you can illuminate the whole room!

“Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity presented to them. They developed that opportunity that was at hand,” (Bruce Barton). BY STEVE NYAMBE Don’t look into the mountains for help. Don’t fix your eyes afar, for all that you need is within …

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What are the options for Chamisa, MDC?

THE results of the elections and the outcome of the Constitutional Court did not go in favour of the youthful MDC leader Nelson Chamisa and his party, but there remain numerous avenues and options for both Chamisa and his party in the next five years. It is important for the …

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Govt should resolve dire situation

SCHOOLS are next week set to open for the first term of this year amid uncertainty over whether teachers will report for duty, as government has failed to respond to their demands for better salaries and conditions of living. Various teacher unions have already sent circulars to their members, advising …

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Re-thinking leadership

The year 2018 has now come to an end, and we have to re-think leadership. If you are a manager, CEO or leader, this will be a great article for you to cut and stick in your office. It shows the differences between a weak and strong leader. I will …

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In 2019 don’t be a lamb, be a lion!

Bishop B. Manjoro Dunamis 2018 was a good year, a year of acceleration and things were happening so fast. But 2018 is gone. Don’t dwell in yesterday; the worries, the tears the pain. That season is over. We have entered into 2019 the year of visitation! O hallelujah hallelujah! Congratulations …

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Trump’s wasteful military venture

Anthony PahnkeThe media frenzy surrounding Trump’s political posturing about his wall during the latest government shutdown should not distract us from the fact that 5 000 active duty soldiers remain stationed at the border. This deployment is wasteful, not only of taxpayer dollars, but of potential, valuable experiences that the …

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Migration, injustice and horrific irony of it all

Bruce Neuburger When Jimmy Gomez, US Congressman, accompanied a group of recently arrived migrants to the U.S. border in San Isidro, he got a revealing, first hand glimpse of ICE policy. The group went to the border to inquire as to how they could apply for asylum. They were no …

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The year of rural economic renaissance

Stephen Mpofu Correspondent With the much talked about devolution set to roar into action, 2019 should rightly go down in the annals of development in Zimbabwe as the year of rural renaissance. That should be so because if the deafening rhetoric about rural economic transformation that has long filled everyone’s …

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Tracing origins of the Chirandu Clan: Part 7

Claude Maredza Correspondent Some of these private armies of the prazeros were even reported to be more powerful than the army of the Portuguese’s ruler back where they came from. So, clearly the Portuguese had really colonised this part of Zimbabwe and they were really getting rich and comfortable and …

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