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Oceane empowerment programmes to benefit many

Oceane Collection Perfumes has proven its staying power as it celebrates 12 years in business by embarking on empowerment programmes that are set to benefit many men and women across Zimbabwe through networking marketing of beauty products. As has been the norm, a fortnight ago the local cosmetic power house honoured …

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Unlocking new sources of agricultural markets

If we continue focusing on the local market we are just shifting models – from supporting tomatoes to cabbages to butternuts to sweet potatoes to livestock to onions to maize to tobacco. That way, it is impossible to realise the full growth potential of our resources Charles Dhewa Like many …

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EDITORIAL COMMENT: Tiny positive inflation not a problem

Zimbabwe re-entered the world of positive inflation last month, although 0,06 percent is only just above zero, and in many respects this is welcome, but we also need to keep a careful eye on price rises. Most economists reckon a healthy economy should have low positive inflation, around 2 percent a …

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The legislation of imperial arrogance

Laurent Gbagbo Boubacar Boris Diop Correspondent The man stares intensely into the camera, an unflinching gaze conveying toughness and resolve. Yet somehow he also looks meek, tame almost, like a cowering wild beast. Although the picture was taken somewhere in the forest, one senses that he still cares deeply about …

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Understanding attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Symptoms of ADHD tend to be noticed at an early age and may become more noticeable when a child’s circumstance changes, such as when they start school Dr Sacrifice Chirisa Mental Health Matters ATTENTION deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a group of behavioural symptoms that includes inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. …

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Investing in the girl child, panacea to early marriages

Dr Parirenyatwa Anesu Chakabva Correspondent Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa, together with other stakeholders, have expressed concern at the high prevalence rate of adolescent pregnancies throughout the country. Socio-economic problems, unfair cultural norms and values, poor-performing schools and a lack of mentorship present unconducive conditions for a girl …

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Zimbabwe: Godfrey Chidyausiku – End of an Era (3)

OPINIONBy Alex Magaisa IN contrast to his dismissive approach in the Tsvangirai case in 2002, Chidyausiku readily accepted that Mawarire had locus standi. Chidyausiku was not wrong to find that Mawarire had locus standi in 2013. He simply adopted the approach that the court had taken in the past as …

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Hard working Insiza Irrigation farmers rewarded

Mr Mikayeli Sidambe, chairperson of the Amazon Irrigation Scheme, signs a certificate of project completion at the scheme recently as other members look on Tapfuma Machakaire Around mid-morning on one Friday, the normally quiet bushy area 20 kilometres just off the Mbalabala-Zvishavane highway reverberated with song and dance as local …

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