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Chamisa fighting wrong opponent in wrong battle

This pre-election period has been as eventful as it is important. What with the panic-stricken MDC-Alliance behaving like a headless chicken trying to make up for its five-year absentee politician stunt, which has seen most of the electorate getting fed up with its empty promises? One of the areas which …

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Job hunters landing better jobs

If you’re in the market for a job, you’re in luck with US unemployment sitting at 4 percent — near an 18-year low. But if you’re in the market for a “better-quality” job you’re really in luck.  “The optimism is well founded,” said Andrew Challenger, vice president of outplacement firm …

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The dangers of cocaine addiction

Cocaine dependence is a devastating disorder that is associated with a host of medical and psychosocial risks. This complex disorder is made up of distinct clinical components that are interwoven into a cycle of addiction. Cocaine activates the pleasure centres that dominate our thoughts, behaviours and priorities, producing a pleasure-reinforced …

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Giving care to children with disabilities

One can be born with all body parts functioning well, but disability can befall anyone anytime. As many people would refer to a newly born baby as a gift from God, some seem to do so when the child does not have any disability. This is normally seen when a …

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Know-how vital for development

In addition to enabling the exchange of valuable commodities, African informal markets provide a remarkable environment for examining the relationship between knowledge and societal benefits. It is from that vantage point that eMKambo is beginning to see the limitations of conventional formal education systems and scientific research. An increase in …

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Waiting for Nelson Chamisa’s phone call

At the time of writing, the opposition MDC-Alliance is holding its march against the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC), the independent body whose mandate is to administer elections in this country. Zimbabwe holds its crucial elections on July 30 and the opposition has trained its focus on ZEC, making demands to …

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Let’s finalise Sadc Parly debate

Zimbabwe’S Ninth Parliament which comes after the July 30, 2018 harmonised elections must push for an end to the protracted debate on whether the Sadc Parliamentary Forum and Pan African Parliament should be transformed into a regional Parliament with legislative powers. Mr Speaker Sir, you have been unequivocal that Sadc …

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Cotton farmers need Govt subsidies

Government has been investing hundreds of millions of dollars towards the revival of the cotton industry, but there are many disturbing factors that are likely to throw the huge investment down the drain. In as much as the opening of the agricultural marketing season is punctuated by chaotic scenes — …

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Politics of fear in ‘new’ Zim

THE Zimbabwean election campaign is in full swing. But despite the efforts of the government to improve its reputation, the politics of fear continues to undermine the prospects for a free and fair election. You wouldn’t know this sitting in Harare, the capital, where it has become impossible to move …

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Why would a ‘normal’ person vote for Zanu PF?

There has been a question that has vexed me — and, I am sure, so many others — as to why, after being subjected to so much untold suffering for nearly four decades by Zanu PF, any “normal” person would still prefer to vote for their tormentor to keep on …

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