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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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EDITORIAL COMMENT:Kipling is smiling in his grave

Back in February 2007, our sister newspaper The Southern Times ran a piece on Victoria Falls titled “Legend of the Great White Water”. Needless to say, the article was about the thrills of one of the world’s most extreme leisure activities, white water rafting. While the article said the first …

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Opposition coalition lacks critical mass appeal

Morgan Tsvangirai The opposition has been making noise in recent months about a possible coalition to challenge Zanu-PF in next year’s elections.   This week, three of them signed memoranda of understanding, what they deem their first concrete step towards the electoral alliance.  On Wednesday, Mr Morgan Tsvangirai, the MDC-T …

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A chat with the lone centenarian •Long life all God’s will: Man (103) •Ready to soldier on despite loss of wife, kids •counsels moral rectitude

Sekuru Kutama Thomas Chibikira Obert Chifamba Syndication Writer Wrinkles on his face speak of the most incredible life journey. The crow’s feet on the edge of his eyes, a testament to laughter, warm smiles and affection. His forehead silently speaks of worries withered in the past and acceptance of the …

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This is just how low Mapfumo has sunk

Thomas Mapfumo In the 1990s, a story was told of how Chumurenga music guru Thomas Mapfumo , refused to be compared with other, less eminent musicians. He described them in derogatory, obscene terms. According to this story, the superstar blurted expletives on air, much to the mortification of the interviewer …

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EDITORIAL COMMENT: Caps Utd deserve our support

CAPS United president Farai Jere bullishly announced at the beginning of the year that his team had the pedigree to play in the group stages of the CAF Champions League, but very few people in this country took him seriously. After all, the Green Machine didn’t have a tradition — like …

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Tsvangirai’s democratisation

Morgan Tsvangirai Joram Nyathi, Spectrum For (Mujuru) her new political party and her supporters, majority rule, African rule, has been a long nightmare after the paradise of Rhodesia! And Tsvangirai thinks he is adding liberation war credentials to his party by forming an alliance with someone apparently regretting her role …

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