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Let us emulate First Lady on hygiene

First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa has been visiting homes in the high-density suburbs of Budiriro and Glen View in Harare since Monday this week. She was seen doing laundry, washing clothes and clearing mounds of garbage in these suburbs – long branded the epicentre of the cholera outbreak that has killed …

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Of the national flag, scarf and patriotism

Nobleman Runyanga Correspondent On September 28 , the Minister of Youth, Sports, Arts and Recreation, Kirsty Coventry, was part of the send-off ceremony of the Zimbabwean team which is participating in the ongoing Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is the chief of mission of the Zimbabwe’s 15-member …

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Law in everyday life

Sharon Hofisi Legal Letters When rules, norms, principles, presumptions or laws are mentioned, one of the issues to consider includes the legal philosophy or tradition to follow. At the bottom of this is the need to pin down what actually helps the affected person to understand a “legal tradition”, due …

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Empowering girls on Day of the Girl Child, every day

Stephanie Funk Correspondent At the heart of my work is a belief in equal opportunity for all. Commemorating International Day of the Girl Child (October 11) has propelled me to reflect on whether girls are afforded the opportunities they need to reach their fullest potential. Through decades of work with …

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Matabeleland needs to forgive 36 years after Gukurahundi

Zenzele Ndebele has produced a gripping and emotionally intense documentary about the perennial talking point in Matabeleland – Gukurahundi. Media reports suggested that the releasing of this film caused some concern with the police, who thought it not wise to release such sensitive talking points at this time in our …

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Good stories to tell about Zimbabwe

Lies have such short legs. The Sunday Times of South Africa has just been disgraced for writing fake stories that were meant to soil two key institutions in that country — the South African Revenue Services and the elite investigations unit, the Hawks. While these are internal issues where disgraced …

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Leadership and love

All the time, we meet badly abused and ill-treated children, and children who are victims of random violence, slaughtered in war and scenes of murder without mercy and respect for their lives. guest column: Fr Oskar Wermter Sj TV is full of murders, killings, abuse of human beings. I do …

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MPs must deal with real issues

ZIMBABWE held elections on July 30 this year, which brought forth a Ninth Parliament dominated by Zanu PF, while Emmerson Mnangagwa was deemed elected as President when the Constitutional Court dismissed a challenge by MDC Alliance’s Nelson Chamisa. Editorial So there is no question of legitimacy anymore because, according to …

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EU reaffirmed Nelson Chamisa’s election loss

Chido Chikuni Correspondent The recently released European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) final report on Zimbabwe’s July 30 harmonised elections reaffirmed how MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa was fairly defeated by President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Before the announcement of the Presidential election results, by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC), the …

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