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It’s all over for Mahoka, Sandi’

By Jeffrey Muvundusi BULAWAYO – The political careers of embattled Zanu PF women’s league heavyweights, Sarah Mahoka and Eunice Sandi Moyo, now appear dead in the water after the league’s provincial chairpersons — supported by militant youths — staged yet another big demonstration against the duo in Bulawayo yesterday. Sarah Mahoka …

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Tsvangirai divides CODE

By Fungi Kwaramba and Tendai Kamhungira Some small opposition parties, including former Vice President Joice Mujuru’s National People’s Party (NPP), are not yet ready to endorse MDC president Morgan Tsvangirai as the leader of the country’s mooted opposition alliance ahead of next year’s much-anticipated national elections. Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai This …

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Water Is Top Human Right Need

COLUMNBy Chigumbu Warikandwa A water-wise Good Samaritan has been offering clean water for free to strangers along Samora Machel Avenue West in the vicinities of Belvedere’s Marimba shopping centre for decades now. Possibly that person has supplied enough water to cover Norton’s water needs for 24 hours. What is fascinating …

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Zim opposition and myth of the White Man’s Burden

While most nations are looking at strengthening internal systems to protect themselves and the integrity of their electoral processes, here we are, products of slavery and colonial abuse pining for the barely defeated former master to return to show us how it is done Joram Nyathi Spectrum I FEEL sorry …

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Harare’s water woes continue

Women fetching water. — Picture by Beauty Muchakazi Julia Mugadzaweta Features Correspondent World Water Day is celebrated annually on March 22nd. This year’s theme was “Why Waste Water?” It was in support of Sustainable Development Goal 6.3 which aims to improve water quality by reducing water pollution, halving the proportion of …

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Can communities benefit from wildlife resources?

Villagers try to ward off an elephant targeting their crops Sydney Kawadza Senior Features Writer On June 23, 2016, villagers of Machokoto Village in Madzivazvi Ward 28, in Gokwe North, woke up to a rare spectacle. A herd of elephants had, during the night, visited the village. Telltale signs of the …

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Hon Daniel Shumba offside

Hon Daniel Shumba Lloyd Gumbo Mr Speaker, Sir The Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) board has come under fire over its reluctance to pay the contractor of a power plant in Mutare that has seen the firm, Helcraw Electrical, pulling out of the project site, in the process further delaying Zimbabwe’s quest …

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Zim opposition & myth of the whiteman’s burden

Justice Rita Makarau Joram Nyathi, Spectrum If opposition parties want electoral reforms, the legislative route is provided for in the Constitution and ZEC is a creature of the same. It doesn’t make laws and cannot allocate itself functions beyond what is in the Constitution I FEEL sorry for Justice Rita …

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