Opinion

Cattle Farming Can Transform Rural Livelihoods

The majority of smallholder farming households in Zimbabwe are rural based and rely on agriculture to support their livelihoods. Since time immemorial, livestock rearing had been the backbone of many African communities. Cattle were a major source of draught power, manure, social security, milk and meat. Even up to now, …

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We Must Continue to Resist Blurring of National Memory

Last Monday, the Government moved a step further in implementing part of the Global Compensation Deed agreed upon with white former commercial farmers. The Global Compensation Deed deals with constitutionally-required compensation for improvements made by the previous owners. Part of that agreement involves the regularisation of the land tenure of …

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Country’s New Leader Faces Old Problems

President Emmerson Mnangagwa this week marked two years since he promised to turn around Zimbabwe’s economic misfortunes and build a strong democratic state, but instead, the country has sunk deeper into a socio-political crisis. And he is under immense pressure from the opposition, Catholic bishops, foreign diplomats, civil society groups …

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What to Know About Colon Cancer

What to Know About Colon Cancer The cancer that killed Chadwick Boseman is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths, and rates are rising among younger people. In the wake of Chadwick Boseman’s death from colon cancer at age 43, many people have questions about the disease, especially about the risk …

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Results-Based Approach Vital in Addressing National Water Crisis

Rudo Gwata — Most settlements in Zimbabwe’s urban and rural areas continue to face what are seemingly perennial water challenges despite efforts over the past three decades to address same. Such efforts encompassed several projects and programmes, implemented by the State or with the help of development agencies. Although the …

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Let’s Not Lose Focus – VP Mohadi

The country is under siege from negative conspiracy theories by its detractors, but Zimbabweans should remain focused, celebrating the positive goals that have so far been achieved, Vice President Kembo Mohadi has said. Speaking during the commissioning of a state-of-the-art isolation wing at Gweru Provincial Hospital yesterday, VP Mohadi said …

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We Don’t Interfere in Internal Affairs – China

China respects the sovereignty of other countries and will not interfere in internal issues, and claims that Beijing is involved in Anjin’s business deals in Zimbabwe and also stoking conflicts are grossly unfounded and aimed at driving a wedge between the two countries’ long running relations, a Chinese Embassy spokesperson …

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Zimbabwe, a Crime Scene With a Flag

Alberto is Agent Rachel’s ex-husband who occasionally clashed with the hostage negotiating expert in popular Netflix series called Money Heist. Typical behaviour in common break ups. Alberto’s prominence in the television show is based on his crime scene investigation capabilities. Beyond his eagle eye, he had ideas only he could …

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I Am Prepared to Work – ZPCS Boss

President Mnangagwa recently promoted Deputy Commissioner-General Moses Chihobvu (MC) to Commissioner- General of the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services with effect from November 1, 2020. The Herald Deputy News Editor Kudakwashe Mugari (KM) had a conversation with him about his vision as he takes up the new task. KM: How do you feel about …

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