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EDITORIAL COMMENT: Steel can lead industrial rebirth

Reviving Zimbabwe’s steel industry involves a lot more than simply repairing or rebuilding sections of the old Zisco plant in Redcliff. It will involve the shift to more modern requirements and resuscitation of and expansion of a range of mining and other industries to ensure all raw materials are available. This …

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EDITORIAL COMMENT: A child rescued is a child saved

Everyone knows there are a lot of children working and frequently living on the streets of Zimbabwe’s urban areas with most of us seeing them as someone else’s problem and someone else’s responsibility. As a result we could lose thousands of people who would otherwise become good and useful citizens of …

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More contract farming needed in Africa

Rumbidzayi Zinyuke Correspondent Africa has been gradually turning into a net importer of food, as countries have continuously failed to produce enough to cover their consumption needs. Although agriculture remains a mainstay of many economies in the region, a consistently growing population and a little diversifying agriculture sector has seen …

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Calamity Joice’s politics of ‘ciders, nappies’

THE recent visit by National People’s Party leader Joice Mujuru to the United Kingdom elicited all manner of responses. Political scientists and analysts, armchair critics, keyboard analysts, social media warriors and so on — making the legion of the Zimbabwean commentariat — had a field day. Mujuru had gone to the land …

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Government, parents hail Zimsec

Some children have failed to sit for their examinations because of the exorbitant fees Leroy Dzenga Features Writer There has been an outcry on how public institutions have been choking the public through stiff operational terms detached from the current state of the economy.Among these institutions, some are proving to have …

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Police patrols can help reduce accidents

Spikes thrown by Traffic Police officers almost claimed lives just outside the Bulawayo city centre recently. The police fled the scene after realising that the vehicle had overturned Saul Gwakuba Ndlovu The spiking of a kombi by a traffic police officer in Bulawayo recently caused public outrage, which resulted in …

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Rigging claims: Opposition demoralises own supporters

In the 2013 harmonised elections, 6,4 million people were registered to vote, but only 3,4 million did actually vote. Nick Mangwana View From The Diaspora In Zimbabwe’s harmonised elections in 2013, 6,4 million people were registered to vote, but only 3,4 million did actually vote. This means that nearly half …

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Health programmes on TV vital

Tafadzwa Zimoyo T V Column This week we thought it wise to start on a health tip since most people are succumbing to diseases mainly due to ignorance. Last week, was Non-Communicable Diseases Week and the Diabetes Association of Zimbabwe made it a must that the rest of Zimbabwe gets to …

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