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Zimbabwe should save amacimbi from extinction

Mr Asapha Nhongo (centre) from Harare fills up bags with amacimbi he is buying from women who harvest them in West Nicholson in Gwanda South recently. — Picture By Mlungisi Sibanda Sifelani Tsiko Zimbabwe is yet to impose a ban on the harvesting of amacimbi (imbrassia belina) delicacy which is …

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The importance of culture

On the streets of the Zimbabwean city of Bulawayo, a group of men and women commemorate the life of King Mzilikazi, the founder of the Ndebele kingdom (file photo) “I have travelled across the length and breadth of Africa and I have not seen one person who is a beggar, …

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EDITORIAL COMMENT: ZITF must stimulate trade and investment

ZITF The 58th edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) begins in Bulawayo tomorrow with expectations that the five-day show will help attract more investment into the country as well as to enhance exports. Scheduled to end on Saturday, the exposition at the Zimbabwe International Exhibition Centre (ZIEC) will …

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Command Agric: The lessons we’ve learnt

Hon Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa When our industries are profitable, finding financiers for them, including farming, would not be difficult, as investors would be guaranteed of a fair return on their investment. There is no doubt that Command Agriculture has yielded positive results, as the projected maize yield from the 2016/2017 …

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Unconstitutional remarks from a Christian pastor

EVERY April 18 is marked as a national day, the Independence Day for Zimbabwe and to commemorate the birth of a new nation in 1980 and freedom from British colonialism. This day came to be observed after a protracted armed liberation struggle and the sacrifice of many patriots who lost …

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Don’t be a fool, prepare!

Pastor Tinashe Zinyemba The Christian YouthAPRIL 1 was always an interesting day, particularly for junior students at mission schools. The seniors would perform “initiation rites” as a way of officially welcoming you to the “real” world. It got me thinking about graduating from immaturity into being a responsible individual. No …

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The goats must be crazy!

Clemence Machadu Insight In the village courts, mambo usually fines those who have been found guilty of various offences in the currency of cattle, goats or chickens, depending on the nature of the crime.Howdy folks! A Danish proverb says that if a beard were all, the goat would be the …

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All on course for 2018 elections

So, basically, everyone will know where they are supposed to vote. We are encouraging people to register and familiarise themselves with their respective polling stations. The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has drafted regulations regarding voter registration. We intend to start voter registration as soon as we acquire Biometric Voter Registration kits, …

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Everybody’s looking at the yuan

America’s main stock indexes are already showing early signs of fatigue and the markets could soon be on a collision course with a reality check that Trump’s “America First” policy is never going to fully live up to the hype. The yuan might have made only a modest entry on …

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Coalitions: Misery loves company

The Sharp Shooter Vukani Madoda Surely, if any voter is under the illusion that Zanu-PF will not win the 2018 election they must revisit what these alternative parties are offering. Listen Morgan, we do not have the bandwidth for your flirtations with Joice and Welshman. I mean, with everything that …

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