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Govt’s neglect of health sector felonious

Editorial Comment The head of Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals’ paediatrics department, Azza Mashumba, wept in frustration as she chronicled how babies with a fair chance of survival were dying simply because there were no basic drugs and sundries. From hearing a heartbeat of a baby in distress becoming just a …

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Ramaphosa’s message to ED

YOU can always trust South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa to send coded messages to his comrades in Zimbabwe. In 2016, at the Zanu-PF annual conference in Masvingo, in a “solidarity speech” on behalf of the African National Congress, he said liberation movements could only secure their relevance by focusing on …

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Fare thee well heroine of the airwaves!

Terrence Mapurisana Correspondent I once asked Judith Makwanya one of life’s great open questions after our morning diary meeting: how would you describe yourself? For some people, that could be an invitation for ego-stroking, a chance to paint the most flattering, fascinating portrait their imaginations can conjure. She answered with …

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Harare seeks to declare state of emergency

Harare has been facing water problems and the city recently introduced water rationing and a timetable to go with it. Residents have also been complaining that the city has not been following its own water rationing schedule. Our senior Reporter Innocent Ruwende (IR) caught up with Harare Town Clerk Engineer …

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Our Warriors must win, whatever it takes!

IN just eight days’ time, the Warriors of Zimbabwe face one of their biggest AFCON home assignments in about a quarter of a century when we host Congo-Brazzaville at the National Sports Stadium. It’s the final qualifier for the 2019 AFCON finals and we find ourselves having the luxury of …

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Pan-Africanising neo-colonialism

Obi Egbuna Jnr Simunye Throughout African peoples’ history and struggle, our never ending quest for total liberation and unification, has always been matched with a hunger for the clearest understanding of both our resistance and overall experience. When it came to sharing and recording our story for the entire world …

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A dream whose time has come

Elliot Ziwira Senior Writer They know more about us than we do; they even know those who frequent our places in our absence, and what the ”hood” says or thinks about us. Also, they can smell trouble lying in wait for us miles away. If only we could give them …

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Water is just an SMS away

Roselyne Sachiti Features Editor Sukoluhle Ndlela (32) of Vusisizwe Village under Chief Ndube in Insiza South is a registered Key Informant (KI), for the Mahole water point. An important role she passionately performs under the Rural Wash Information Management System SMS Notification Response (RWIMS.SNR) pilot programme in Matabeleland South Province, …

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