Nkandla, corruption in the heart of government
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Nkandla, corruption in the heart of government

“I AM often asked by people from India and Russia, ‘Why do you worry?’”, says…

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Ambassador Mutsvangwa: Outspoken or just reckless?
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Ambassador Mutsvangwa: Outspoken or just reckless?

Ambassador Christopher Mutsvangwa, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, recently launched an astonishing attack on…

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Nigeria: Celebrating the mistake of 1914
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Nigeria: Celebrating the mistake of 1914

Femi Akomolafe reports on the year-long centenary celebrations that are causing controversy in Africa’s most…

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Minister Sir, reputation is more important than tomatoes
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Minister Sir, reputation is more important than tomatoes

Editorial The hasty and bombastic announcement that Government would, with immediate effect, withdraw all import…

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EDITORIAL COMMENT: South Africa’s platinum strike
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EDITORIAL COMMENT: South Africa’s platinum strike

As the strike by South African platinum miners enters its eleventh week, analysts continue to…

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The twins: ‘Tokwe and Mukosi’
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The twins: ‘Tokwe and Mukosi’

Faith Mhandu “When I heard that water from Tokwe-Mukosi Dam was now only 100 metres…

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From biting poverty to prosperity…The tale of Kurera/Ukondla Youth Fund beneficiaries
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From biting poverty to prosperity…The tale of Kurera/Ukondla Youth Fund beneficiaries

Tendai Chara For 37-year-old Mr Edson Chimombe, a carpenter from Mbizo, Kwekwe, paying rent and…

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When lions terrorise . . .
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When lions terrorise . . .

Sharon Kavhu Some even barred their children from going to school. The villagers were temporarily…

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Reigniting economy through sustainable agric markets
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Reigniting economy through sustainable agric markets

Charles  Dhewa Our agro-based economy could perform better if more knowledge on marketing dynamics and…

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Whither Africa? Mkapa breathes fire!
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Whither Africa? Mkapa breathes fire!

Former Tanzania President Dr Benjamin Mkapa is a man who speaks his mind, especially on…

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EU-Africa Summit raises unity questions. . . e-mail to Mwalimu Julius Nyerere
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African unity strategies badly required
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African unity strategies badly required

Last week, we published the first part of a speech delivered by Tanzania’s founding President,…

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Editorial Comment: Informal sector needs to play ball
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Editorial Comment: Informal sector needs to play ball

Last week when Small and Medium Enterprises and Co-operative Development Minister Sithembiso Nyoni said that…

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The end of horse-and-rider rulership
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The end of horse-and-rider rulership

The Liberation Committee of the Organisation of African Unity played a key role in supporting…

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‘Antwerp has a better deal for Zimbabwe’
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‘Antwerp has a better deal for Zimbabwe’

The chief executive officer of the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC), Mr Ari Epstein, was…

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