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The trick is not to put all your eggs in one basket

By CONWAY TUTANI First among those Zimbabweans calling for sobriety against exaggerations and distortions is chartered accountant Daniel Ngwira. Indeed, diamonds were looted and the buck stops with the Zanu PF government and this is legitimate ammunition for the opposition in their political campaigns, but this does not justify lying …

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Interrogating the discourse of generational consensus

By Admire Mare The above statement aptly sums up the current crisis within mainstream political parties in Zimbabwe. Most parties are dominated by the old generation, especially at the top while the young generation occupies peripheral roles. The talk around generational consensus represents the morbid symptoms of the current interregnum …

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Cash crisis needs action, not child’s play!

ON Wednesday, President Emmerson Mnangagwa pledged during commemorations of the country’s 38th Independence Day anniversary to urgently address the cash crisis, among several other commitments. We believe the President must be reminded that this is not the first time that he was making such a commitment, having been one of …

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The changing template of Zimbabwe’s politics

By Robert Sigauke The contestation of divides was mainly born out of economic dissatisfaction, particularly at the turn of the new millenium. Freedom and other political rights given, economic debate found space and this saw the degeneration of political rights guarantees as the establishment of the day struggled to contain …

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On liberation, leadership and legacy

By Emmerson Mnangagwa Over the last few months, I have thought a lot about liberation, leadership and legacy. The life of a nation travels through many different cycles, and this is certainly true of our nation Zimbabwe, which today celebrates the 38th anniversary of its independence, alongside a timeless history …

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President should appoint a fresh, untainted Cabinet

By Paul Kaseke My concerns lie with the things that are effectively within the President’s reach. I accept that he cannot single-handedly turn around the sinking ship that Zimbabwe had become overnight at least in the economic sense and I am under no illusion that this is a simple task. …

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VP Chiwenga should revoke firing of nurses, negotiate

Chiwenga announced that the nurses had been offered some money but they continued with the strike, leading to their mass firing. What this situation needed was tact, with the government negotiating with the striking workers, rather than this heavy-handed approach. The nurses have genuine grievances, which the government has been …

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‘Zimbabwe will rise again’

It is my pleasure to warmly welcome you all to these historic national celebrations, marking 38 years of our hard-won independence. This year’s celebrations have a renewed significance, as they are the first under the new dispensation, the first in a new Zimbabwe. Today, we remember all the heroes and …

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Let’s dream big for our country

“Let us think big about our country, for the Bible says, “As a man thinks in his heart, so he is. Let us also speak and confess well and the very best over our country, for the Bible again says, “Death and life are in the power of the tongue …

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The ‘turnaround’ people want

By Munyaradzi Mugowo AROUND the country, people wish “things” could get better before long. If fact, many expected a “turnaround” soon after Robert Mugabe’s abdication as president in November last year. The word “turnaround” has become a buzzword in Zimbabwe, as “things” have been bad for decades, and its meaning …

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