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The Sunday Mail

The Leading Family Newspaper in Zimbabwe

Being a country boy and having visited Botswana’s capital for the first time since the cradle, I was first intrigued by the bright lights in the city (talk of the “bright lights syndrome”); which reminded me of Dolly Parton’s “perhaps they (bright lights) are extra pretty to a country (boy) like me. Temptation waits at every turn and it won’t let me be. So...

Is it xenophobia that has given Tsvangirai the indelible impetus to boycott the June by-elections or this is just another stunt to extract relevance from an electorate that has democratically immobilised the so-called Movement for Democratic Change? ...

Ambassador Mwana Nanga Mwanapanga In August 2014, President Mugabe assumed the Chairmanship of the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) and in January 2015, he ascended to the helm of the African Union. ...

Phyllis Johnson African and Asian leaders meeting in Indonesia last week called for a new world economic order to increase the economic and political power of emerging nations of the South and leave the “obsolete ideas” of Bretton Woods institutions in the past. ...

DELEGATES and officials to the Extraordinary Summit of Sadc Heads of State and Government started arriving in the country on Friday as preparations for the Summit entered the home-stretch. ...

Nyasha Mandeya As the 56th edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) rolls into action, it is no surprise the business community is poised for improved trading opportunities and securing lucrative markets as guided by this year’s theme: “Stimulating Trade — Seizing Economic Opportunities”. ...

In reference to the xenophobia attacks in South Africa, Mbembe also talks about the socialisation of South Africans into what he called “national-chauvinism.” ...

If Zimbabwe was a nation of dummies as Morgan Tsvangirai apparently thinks it is, we would have bought the story that he has been so desperately trying to sell us these past few weeks. ...

The worst part of the latest wave of Afrophobic madness in South Africa has subsided. The dogs of war have been caged or are being hunted down so they can be caged. ...

Dr Jeanette Manjengwa Land reform is one of the major successes of Independent Zimbabwe and should be celebrated because it redressed historic racial injustices, and can increase agricultural productivity and reduce poverty. ...

Peter Gambara Last week Government liberalised the maize commodity market by withdrawing the controversial Statutory Instrument 22 of 2014 (Agricultural Marketing Authority Minimum Grain Producer Prices Regulations), which had set minimum producer prices for private buyers. ...

With the noble intentions of fiscal responsibility, Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa announced the removal of civil servant bonuses up to 2017. ...

The coexistence of people with the environment has happened successfully with wildlife in Zimbabwe through Campfire. ...

But again, when given a lemon, one ought to make lemonade. It begs the question: Africa and her cousins: What are the excuses? ...

Mr Mugabe said Zimbabwe was attempting to reduce its reliance on South Africa as its leading trading partner. ...

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