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The taste of the eating is in the pudding!

Quite fortuitously, over lunch, a colleague offered an interpretation of an instalment of one of our hugely popular columns in our paper. A few weeks ago, the columnist drew an analogy of a village woman of incapable faculties who fell victim to the sexual predation of a man of means …

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The road to court is nicely tarred Mr Chamisa

If the MDC-Alliance’s electoral grievances are genuine, Mr Nelson Chamisa and his group of crybabies should go to court as the opposition is full of lawyers. This is what President Mnangagwa in effect said yesterday when he met The Elders at State House for a chat on the prospects for …

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Harrison wants Harare City to be clinical

HARARE City coach Mark Harrison has challenged his team to make the most of the chances they create in matches if they are to become a top team. BY HENRY MHARA The Sunshine Boys dominated play against Bulawayo City last weekend, but needed a late equaliser from substitute Kuda Musharu …

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Was peace pledge just symbolic?

THAT some 71 political violations have been recorded in the first two weeks of this month, including threats, use of inciting or threatening violence, acting in ways that provoke violence and forcing voters to reveal their choice of candidates, is unfortunate and regretted. What is telling is that this comes …

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Election observers, election strategy: Two sides of same coin?

AS Hungary held general elections in April 2018, the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), deployed observers to monitor the elections. By Tapiwa Nyandoro The OSCE was highly critical of the way the elections had been conducted; issuing a statement that among other things “claimed the campaign was …

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Mugabe’s resignation as voluntary as it could be

CHIEF Justice Luke Malaba has finally settled the matter of former President Robert Mugabe’s departure by ruling in his chambers at the Constitutional Court that Mugabe resigned voluntarily last year. By CONWAY TUTANI The ruling was despite the likes of Jonathan Moyo and his coterie — who had seriously miscalculated …

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It can’t be change at any cost

The MDC-Alliance two weeks ago finally decided to unilaterally cut its list of demands to two, from 10 or more electoral reforms which they have been making since losing the 2013 harmonised elections after spending five years in the Inclusive Government. Alliance leader and presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa said the …

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Mining: Sleeping giant stirs

Victoria Ruzvidzo In Focus The mining sector has over the last few years emerged as one of the strongest pillars on which economic recovery will lean and in this regard we commend efforts by Government to facilitate resumption to full production by big mining firms as enunciated by President Mnangagwa …

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Afro Worldview – Is It a Game Plan On Zim Polls?

By Hildegarde The Arena Last month, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) was compelled by the Zimbabwe Media Commission (ZMC) and the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) to ensure that all political parties and candidates receive equal coverage after the sitting of the Nomination Court on June 14. ZEC chairperson Justice …

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