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5 months ago | September 9, 2018

Sleeping giant awakens

The temperatures around Mushumbi Pools, especially during this time of the year, can be unforgiving. One can literally ...

No drought, but brace for erratic rains

The 2018/19 seasonal rainfall outlook is out and a lean summer season is in forecast.

HIV battle hurt by own success

Shamiso Yikoniko The global effort to fight HIV and Aids is in danger of losing ground due to “dangerous complacency” ...

ZimFund helps boost Harare water

Forty metres from Ms Wendy Bosha’s home in Dzivarasekwa, lies a raw sewage “pool”. It stinks! As if that is not enough, ...

The unaccounted for generation

Emmanuel Kafe In a village in Nyazura in Manicaland, young children indulge in role-playing games – commonly ...

6 months ago | September 2, 2018

Tackling climate change in Mbire

A 20-cubic metre biogas digester, probably the first one of such a size to be built in Mbire district at Chitsungo ...

It’s a lonely life behind bars

Veronica Gwaze A fortnight ago, the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services had one of its biggest annual events — ...

Mbire in massive road revamp

The name Chitsungo might not ring an echo to someone down in Beitbridge, neither might it sound any familiar in any ...

Majaya becomes the cog in development drive

Having been born and bred in Mbire, there could not have been a better candidate to be the chief executive officer of ...

Life changing projects for communities

Lying in the Zambezi Escarpment, Mbire is notorious for high daytime temperatures, poor and erratic rainfall patterns ...

Cement shortages signal building boom

Cement shortages are bad, right? Not necessarily.

Farm loans: A harvest of thorns

The lack of agricultural finance has caused a sharp decline in farmers’ ability to meet their debt obligations, ...

HIV ‘super’ drug experiences hiccups

Shamiso Yikoniko Dolutegravir (DTG), a new anti-retroviral first line drug, has generated a lot of debate leaving ...

6 months ago | August 26, 2018

All set for summer cropping

The 2018-19 summer cropping is expected to get better funding due to improved logistics from Government and contractors, ...