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Foundation for Parly oversight set

IN fulfilment of Section 140 of the Constitution, President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa on Tuesday this week delivered the State of the Nation Address (Sona) and officially opened the Ninth Parliament of Zimbabwe. The address lays the foundation for members of the National Assembly and Senate to execute their law-making and …

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The chaos in rugby cannot be tolerated

In sports, emotions run high, so high that in fact some fans have taken their own lives in disappointment of a beloved team’s loss. Sport is awash with reports of such tragic events, where a supporter just cannot take continued failure of the fall from grace of a beloved team. …

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Public media protects the national interest

A consistent, refrain from the local opposition, among its litany of demands for reforms, is that it is not getting fair coverage from the public media. The tune was no different ahead of this year’s July 30 harmonised elections. The issue was also highlighted in reports by various observer groups. …

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Deal decisively with Parly delinquents

Zvamaida Murwira Mr Speaker, Sir It is high time that Parliament’s Committee on Rules and Standing Orders asserts its authority in ensuring that legislators respect State institutions and the Constitution, which they swore to uphold on the first day they walked into the august House. Mr Speaker Sir, the decision …

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ED in GV: The epitome of servant leadership

Sifelani Tsiko Senior Writer It’s not often that you see a president of a country going to an epicentre of a crisis, particularly in a poor neighbourhood. Normally they’re in a smart suit or formal attire for whatever high-profile meeting they’re about to attend or opening some high-profile conference or …

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Finance minister faces tough choices

Lovemore Chikova Assistant Editor Professor Mthuli Ncube, the new Finance and Economic Development Minister, is a nice man who would not want to ruffle any feathers. But he must be prepared to be branded an enemy by certain individuals and corporates when he starts carrying out his mandate of instituting …

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Currency reform answer to economic woes

Bongani Ngwenya Correspondent THE success of the new Government’s effort to transform the country’s economy, both in the immediate and future term hinges on addressing the currency reform problem. The vision of the Government is to ultimately turn Zimbabwe’s economy into a middle-income economy by 2030, which is just 12 …

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Africans live a decade longer than in 1990, but . . .

The level of human development in sub-Saharan Africa, judged by how long people live for, how well they are educated and how much they earn, has improved by more than a third in the past three decades, according to a United Nations report published recently. The UN Development Programme’s 2018 …

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Serve God with all your heart

Choose today whom you will serve Joshua 24 vs 15-16; And if it seems evil to you to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the River, or the gods of the Amorites, …

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