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More austerity and less greed, please!

Victoria Ruzvidzo In FocusZimbabwe needs to adopt measures that deal with the demand side of products and services in short supply to reduce pressure in the economy that has tended to compound an already precarious situation. While fuel and a few other commodities have largely been in short supply, as …

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Kremlin position on Kerch Strait incident

On  November 25, three warships of the Ukrainian Navy violated the rules of passage through Russia’s territorial waters while en route from the Black Sea to the Azov Sea. Despite the repeated warnings and demands to stop, the Ukrainian vessels continued their way, forcing Russia to use weapons. All three …

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New gun laws require psychiatric evaluation

Sacrifice Chirisa Mental HealthMental illnesses are very common: nearly one in five people experience clinical depression during their lives; one in five experience an anxiety disorder; one in 100 experience schizophrenia, the general population experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). People who have had higher exposure to trauma, violence and warfare …

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Zanu PF indaba must address real issues

ZANU PF holds its first annual people’s conference without its former leader, Robert Mugabe, who was at the helm for 37 years until the military ousted him in a coup last year to facilitate the rise of Emmerson Mnangagwa, who, in the July 30 elections, controversially got a five-year mandate …

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What is it about 16 Days of Activism?

WOMEN are the face of development. When they are educated, healthy and participate effectively in key development activities, there is an undeniable ripple effect on the well-being of communities and nations at large. guest column: Karen W Maturure Yet, gender-based violence takes away their ability to fully utilise necessary basic …

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India to keep momentum going

Having become the first Indian team to win a Test cricket series-opener on Australian soil, Virat Kohli’s side are determined to keep the momentum rolling into the second clash in Perth and inch closer to a breakthrough series triumph Down Under. India were made to work harder than expected in …

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Pep wades into racism row

 Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says “racism is everywhere” following the alleged racial abuse of his forward Raheem Sterling in a game at Chelsea. A police investigation is under way into an incident involving Sterling during City’s 2-0 English Premier League loss at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. “Racism is everywhere, …

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Time Zicosu rids itself of lethargy, incompetent leadership

Lonias Rozvi Majoni CorrespondentThe Zimbabwe Congress of Students Union (ZICOSU) is arguably one of the best student movements to have ever emerged in Africa. However, the once illustrious student movement risks relegating itself to a historical relic if its poor showing at the recent student representative council elections at several …

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