Opinion

Sanctions Were Fashioned to Kill Zimbabwe – Matsanga

The sanctions imposed by the West on Zimbabwe, are no longer about inculcating good governance and freedoms but a tactless, miscalculated economic warfare, fashioned to ‘kill’ Zimbabwe. Curiously, at the center of this ugly theatre of a blistering neocolonial attack by western imperialists, are their minions, and house negros right …

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Prioritise Locals Over Chinese Contractors for Benefit of Zimbabwe

KENYAN law professor Patrick Lumumba gets animated when he talks about China’s rising influence on the African continent where governments get blinded by their fraternal ties with the Communist Party to the point of ignoring despicable conducts of the visitors, right under their noses. Professor Lumumba is not really concerned …

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Sorry to Burst Your Bubble

ZIMBABWE football is at a crossroads. Nigh on a year without competitive football and six months without training has left many teams and players in limbo. Premier Soccer League (PSL) champions FC Platinum have been given the unenviable task of flying the flag for Zimbabwe in Africa without so much …

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Distribution of Farming Inputs Stepped Up to Revamp Production

ZIMBABWE’S RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS (Covid-19) Cabinet received an update on Zimbabwe response to the Covid-19 outbreak, which the Minister of Defence and War Veterans Affairs presented as the chairperson of the Ad-Hoc Inter-Ministerial Task Force on Covid-19. Cabinet was informed that as at 25 September 2020, Zimbabwe’s cumulative cases …

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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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