Opinion

Solutions for cities on climate change frontline

Santiago Alba-Corral and Kathryn Touré Cities are major contributors to climate change, but they also have the power to change the world. They are one of the keys to addressing the global climate change crisis and some of them, informed by science, are already doing so. More cities must follow …

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Africans must join hands to fight xenophobia

Beaven Dhliwayo Features Writer Like other parts of the globe, Zimbabwe today commemorates International Migrants’ Day, a day meant to enhance mechanisms that protect refugees and people on the move. Since time immemorial, migration has been viewed as a brave expression of the individual’s will to overcome hardship and the …

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There’s more to building than brick and mortar

Pardon Gotora Correspondent When we were growing up down in rural Uzumba, pole and dagga was the force to reckon with in the construction of homesteads. Brick and mortar seemed elitist in our view, let alone cement-made mortar. Gradually, it then sank in that brick and mortar were like Siamese …

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SADC: Consolidating regional solidarity

The year 2019 will go down in history as the year Southern Africa took a united stand against a biased global political system that militates against developing countries and punishes those which dare the hegemony. The region challenged the continued imposition of economic sanctions on one of its own — …

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Editorial Comment: Bring errant service stations to book

THERE are disturbing reports that some service stations in and around Harare are diverting fuel to the black market, disadvantaging ordinary motorists. The public continues to bite the shortest end of the cherry because of irresponsible service station operators who are diverting fuel to the illegal parallel market where profit …

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45th Cabinet meeting decisions matrix

45TH CABINET MEETING DECISIONS MATRIX: 17TH DECEMBER, 2019 Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2019 Cabinet considered and approved the Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2019 which the Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs presented as chairman of the Cabinet Committee on Legislation. Some of the salient amendments to be effected will include the …

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Access to health facilities in rural areas crucial

Lovemore Chikova Development Matrix The up-scaling of health facilities access in rural areas should be an integral part of the development matrix, as Government envisages a quick turnaround of the economy. A healthy rural population will always be at the centre of developmental aspirations for countries like Zimbabwe. The main …

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(Looking Back) – Glad tidings for Unity Agreement

The Herald, December 23, 1987 This Comment from The Herald is the first instalment as this week, we look back in time on the historic signing of the December 22 Unity Accord. After years of negotiations, unity between Zanu (PF) and Zapu finally became a reality yesterday. But after appending …

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January Disease: Farmers must remain alert

Obert Chifamba Agric Insight THE lull in Theileriosis or January Disease-inspired cattle deaths does not signal the end of the problem, but a mere interlude that may easily turn into a holocaust and wipe away the remaining cattle if the right steps to contain it are not taken. While it …

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