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Govt, doctors talking at each other, and not to each other

THE doctors’ strike entered its third day yesterday, with the medical practitioners and the doctors talking at each other, but not to each other, further exacerbating the stalemate. Comment: NewsDay Editor Health and Child Care minister David Parirenyatwa Doctors have legitimate concerns and it was ill-advised for Parirenyatwa Group of …

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The new curriculum: A pupil’s point of view

Dr Lazarus Dokora Haniel Nyauta, Opinion THE new Zimsec curriculum has raised many questions and concerns especially among teachers and parents concerning its feasibility with respect to the financial implications of acquiring the resources necessary for its implementation. Although these concerns are genuine, little has been done to address the …

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Of chancers and Gukurahundi revisionism

Dr Joice Mujuru Nduduzo Tshuma, Political Editor Their rejection in the 2013 polls is testimony enough that Zanu-PF is a party of choice in the area and when the people queued to cast their ballots in favour of the ruling party then what can prevent them from attending celebrations organised …

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Challenges of local governance in Zim

LOCAL governance is a crucial facet and tier of governance in any country and, as such, sufficient investment has to be made into this level to ensure sustainable development, sound service delivery and accountable governance underpinned by active citizen participation in decision-making processes. guest column: Dumisani Nkomo This instalment is …

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Biogas plausible energy source for rural homes

Lungelo Ndhlovu CLIMATE change mitigation, adaptation and poverty reduction is a core objective of almost every African country’s development agenda. The countries have realised that for communities to mitigate the effects of climate change, adapt and reduce poverty, they should have adequate energy supplies. Therefore, access to reliable energy sources …

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Zimbabwe People First a Rainless Cloud?

ANALYSIS WAR veteran, author and long-serving diplomat, Agrippa Mutambara, bared his soul early last year when he announced his decision to resign from his comfy government post to join the then newly formed Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) party, led by former vice president Joice Mujuru. He spoke about how ZANU-PF’s …

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Zimbabwe: Joice Mujuru Must Redeem Herself

EDITORIAL TO many people, the name Joice Mujuru symbolises triumph over adversity. Here is a woman who joined the armed struggle when she was 15 years of age, earning a place among Zimbabwe’s iconic liberation war fighters when she downed an enemy chopper in February 1974, in one of the …

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Zimbabwe: Turning Our Mining Resources Into Blessings

PARADOXICALLY, despite the prospect of wealth that accompany the discovery of natural resources in Africa, such endowments all too often impede than rather than accelerate development. Zimbabwe is no exception. Natural resources have been shown to play a key role in the conflicts that have plagued a number of African …

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Zimbabwe: ZSE Should Put Its House in Order

By Allen Choruma THE Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) should put its house in order to restore public and investor confidence in the integrity of capital markets in Zimbabwe. This call comes in the wake of the recent debacle over the Econet US$130 million rights issue and other issuer debacles that …

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