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Western animal rights groups steal Sadc votes

Emmanuel Koro Correspondent The US$600 million Western animal rights groups “industry” is widely believed to have used its financial power to bribe “weak” East and West African countries to vote against SADC countries’ proposal to start international trade in ivory. The three elephant-overpopulated SADC countries — Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe …

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Sadly, Chingoka’s innings have come to an end

FORMER Zimbabwe Cricket chairman Peter Chingoka, who died in Harare on Thursday, was more than just a pioneer sports administrator in this country. He was a visionary, a man who broke racial barriers that used to camouflage the sport he loved as a kid, and rose through the ranks to …

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Mphoko’s affinity for drama is amazing

Gonyeti is looking for enemies on the wrong side. The enemy is within. The enemy follows her anti-Government skits and attack to push the blame on the Government. This is a new MDC-A tactic. You know that in the near future we are going to have many stage-managed attacks attributed …

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‘It’s not now about sanctions, but regime change agenda’

The Interview by Farirai Machivenyika Following the adoption of October 25 as the SADC Day of Solidarity against Sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe at the recent SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government, our Senior Reporter Farirai Machivenyika (FM) caught up with Cde Kindness Paradza (KP), who chairs the Parliamentary …

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Effects of trivialising corruption in Africa

ONE of the colossal challenges facing post-colonial Africa is the scourge of political corruption and lack of accountability and transparency in public spending. Resources that are meant for the public good, like building schools, health centres and improving service delivery, are diverted for personal gain by a few oligarchs. Africa …

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South Africa fails to tap into immigration pot of gold

SOUTH AFRICA appears to regard all foreigners with suspicion, making visa, residency and citizenship applications a complex nightmare that deters foreigners, despite the fact that many would like to invest and live in South Africa. Recent news reports indicate an ever-weakening South African economy, shocking unemployment levels and a worrying …

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Zanu-PF Getting Ready for 2023 Elections

By Elijah Chihota Zanu-PF is like a sleeping giant which is often teased by smaller political parties which have no political ideology, but those parties remain teaser bulls, nothing more. The party works in very mysterious ways to such an extent that when people think it is now finished, it …

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Young scientists’ return to Africa vital

Roselyne Sachiti Features, Health and Society Editor Africa is a continent hard hit by brain drain. Thousands of skilled workers have left Africa in search of greener pastures, leaving the continent starved of human capital. In search of better opportunities, infrastructure and funding, young research scientists have also left the …

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Young entrepreneur gets big by selling ‘small fish’

Herald Reporter There is something striking about young entrepreneur Ashlee Nyathi. He chose a career path that most of his peers would never consider. Selling kapenta in Zimbabwe is not a business that would entice many in the age-group of 23-year-old Nyathi. Besides those in the hotel and restaurant sector …

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Time to curb Internet, social media abuse

Kudakwashe Mugari Deputy News Editor The recent agitation for violence and anti-Government uprising by the opposition, which was largely mediated through the Internet and social media, has once again thrown light on the need to re-look the country’s security through the lenses of cyber-security. This is in itself not a …

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