Cecil Rhodes

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By Kayitana Ka Ruterandongozi opinion The French “intervention” in Mali to assist a national army that has been receiving counter-terrorism training from the USA since 2007 makes one wonder how competent their instructors are. Or is it that Malian soldiers are only adept at being foot sol...
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Nov 17th, 2012
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A letter from the diaspora By Pauline Henson The Zimbabwe Diamond Conference which began on Monday was sponsored by the Zim government and opened by Robert Mugabe. The intention of the Conference said Mugabe was to “shed light” on the diamond industry and particularly on the question of where all the...
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Nov 14th, 2012
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By Tichaona Zindoga, opinion Those who convened the inaugural Zimbabwe Diamond Conference in Victoria Falls in the last two days will no doubt be satisfied with how the event panned out. The biggest thing, demonstrably, is that it constituted a major diplomatic coup that Zimbabwe, in its quest to law...
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Nov 13th, 2012
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Zimbabwean officials have dismissed a report by a non-profit group leading the campaign against conflict diamonds. The report says at least $2 billion worth of diamonds have been stolen from the country’s diamond fields and have ended up in the pockets of President Robert Mugabe’s ruling circle...
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Jan 19th, 2012
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‘When a colonised state gains its independence, its troubles are not over. They are just beginning.’ For those of us who were fortunate enough to be born in the colonial times, to be eye witnesses to the struggle to remove colonialism, and having done that to go through the process of trying to rebui...