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Of cholera, perks and poor performance

Nobleman Runyanga Correspondent The cholera outbreak, which was reported in Harare at the beginning of this month, has so far claimed the lives of 31 people from the over 5 000 reported cases. Most nations have completely eliminated cholera and Zimbabwe would have achieved the same were it not for …

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The Second Constitutional Amendment

Sharon Hofisi Legal Letters A constitution, written or unwritten, is a blueprint on various national aspects such as freedom, aspirations or governance issues. Put simply, an amendment is an addition or alteration to a constitution. The process of amending a constitution is significant in any polity since the constitution serves …

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Zim’s impressive efforts to end HIV get recognition

Roselyne Sachiti Features Editor Zimbabwe could see new HIV infections among 15- to 29-year-olds drop by a third within a decade if the country scales up available prevention tools over the next five years, the second annual Goalkeepers Data Report launched yesterday by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has …

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MDC legislators disrespecting citizens

Prosperity Mzila Correspondent The Ninth Parliament of Zimbabwe was yesterday opened by President Mnangagwa amid high expectations from the people of Zimbabwe over the legislative agenda. The Speaker of the House of Assembly and his deputy, the President of the Senate and the deputy, the Chief Justice and the Judiciary, …

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CBD clean-up: Restoring legacy of sunshine

IN  the wake of the cholera epidemic that has so far claimed 30 lives leaving thousands hospitalised, it is commendable that Harare City Council, with assistance from the Zimbabwe Republic Police, have given Harare’s central business district (CBD) some relief by driving vendors out. We also applaud the National Vendors’ …

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SMEs: The task of formalising the informal

Keith Guzah Correspondent Cde Sithembiso Nyoni was last week retained in her ministerial position with extra responsibilities in the reconfigured Ministry of Women Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprise Development. There is something salutary in President Mnangagwa retaining Minister Nyoni in the role – just like some other retainees – …

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Conversing with Minister Kirsty Coventry on the arts

David Mungoshi Shelling the Nuts I grew up in Bulawayo at a time when “tea parties” where hardly any tea was drunk were the in-thing. “Tea party” was a euphemism for something more potent – something like skokiaan, for example – the brew that inspired August Musarurwa’s hit of the …

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Driving policies towards Vision 2030

Nick Mangwana View from Diaspora Zimbabwe has a new socio-political order. This has been dubbed the Second Republic, which is under the new dispensation. A new national policy is being crafted and hopefully will soon be unveiled. The challenge, which this policy is already having, is the casual dismissal it …

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What does investment look like on the ground in Zim?

Ian Scoones Correspondent LAST week I was at the African Studies Association of the UK (ASA) conference in Birmingham. I was co-hosting, with my colleague Jeremy Lind (whose earlier blog this one draws from), a fantastic stream of five panels and 17 papers. Drawing on rich and recent empirical evidence …

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Winning war on poverty top priority

Noah Manyika Correspondent With over 70 percent of our people living in dire straits, it is crucial that the Government, under the leadership of President Mnangagwa, commits to winning the war on poverty as this will set the tone for effective national development priorities incumbent in our leap to economic …

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