Zimbabwe

By IAfrica
In Zimbabwe
Aug 25th, 2014
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ZIBF needs fresh ideas to get back to its past glorious days Shelling The Nuts with Ignatius T. Mabasa An old woman is uneasy when dry bones are mentioned in a proverb ON Tuesday August 19 early in the morning, Tinashe Mushakavanhu tweeted: Musaemura Zimunya throws a salvo @ignatiusmabasa’s com...
By IAfrica
In Zimbabwe
Aug 25th, 2014
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Stephen Gowans Correspondent We ought to ask whether, once launched, a US air-war in Syria will expand its target list from ISIS to Syrian government forces? ONE of the roles of leading politicians and top officials of the state is to enlist public support for policies which serve the goals of the up...
By IAfrica
In Zimbabwe
Aug 25th, 2014
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Girls who marry while young often experience birth complications and are at risk of high maternal and child mortality rates Ruth Butaumocho Gender Forum Child marriages are dangerous because they condemn young girls to a vicious cycle of poverty and reduce their opportunities of having a good life in...
By IAfrica
In Zimbabwe
Aug 25th, 2014
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Ambasador John George “Robert Mandebvu’’ Mayowe THE passing on of Ambassador John George Mayowe, whose nom de guerre was “Robert Mandebvu” on Saturday, February 19 2013 robbed the Zimbabwe nation of one of its revolutionary, loyal and illustrious sons. Ambassador Mayowe ...
By IAfrica
In Zimbabwe
Aug 25th, 2014
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Stephen Mpofu Correspondent The Southern African Development Community has set itself a mammoth task of economic transformation, and success in that area will lead the regional trading bloc into a brave new future, and so failure should not be allowed to stand as a hurdle in that regard. To achieve t...
By IAfrica
In Zimbabwe
Aug 24th, 2014
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Wole Soyinka (above left) and Ngugi wa Thiong’o Stanely  Mushava Literature Today Africa needs a deluge of liberation theology, even a flurry of potent anti-capitalist polemics to plug the void occasioned by post-nationalist tendencies in contemporary literature. The frontispiece of Africa...
By IAfrica
In Zimbabwe
Aug 24th, 2014
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Veteran nationalist and Vice President of the Republic of Zimbabwe Dr Landa John Nkomo passed on in the early hours of Thursday, January 17, 2013 at St Anne’s Hospital in Harare following a long battle with cancer. He was 79. Dr Landa John Nkomo was born in the then Gwai Reserve (present-day Ts...
By IAfrica
In Zimbabwe
Aug 24th, 2014
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Dr Parirenyatwa The dispute between medical aid societies and private doctors is becoming nasty, with the doctors, through their Zimbabwe Medical Association, threatening to sue 31 societies and their umbrella body, the Association of Healthcare Funders of Zimbabwe, unless they pay the full US$35 gen...
By IAfrica
In Zimbabwe
Aug 24th, 2014
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Morgan Tsvangirai Bernard Bwoni Correspondent THE Achilles heel of Zimbabwe politics is the lack of an authentic, relevant and effective opposition. Instead of a policy-orientated response to the current economic challenges facing the country, what we get from the likes of Job Sikhala is the “o...
By IAfrica
In Zimbabwe
Aug 24th, 2014
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Elliot Ziwira @The Book Store The nature of the Zimbabwean prison system destroys women emotionally, psychologically and physically. THERE is something about poverty which burdens the soul and robs one of choice, thus rendering him/her a mere pawn in the game of crowns controlled by the rich and migh...