WE'VE DONE IT SON . . . Lloyd Mutasa, the FC Platinum coach, hugs his son Wisdom, who sheds tears as he battles the emotions, after the latter scored the winning penalty during the shoot-out lottery as FC Platinum captured the Independence Cup at the National Sports Stadium yesterday

Father and son delight

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David Richardson

Why ICC won’t dump ZC

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NELSON CHAMISA

Finally, ZBC comes to the party

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zanlaforces

Reliving 1980 celebrations

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AP LION WALKS

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Uhuru: Legacy defended, betrayed?

WE are turning 34 years as a post-colonial independent country and we have over the years hailed in platitudinous terms the means that brought this end we proudly call independence today.
o mandimika

Telecel shines again

Recently my two friends and I went for lunch at a local hotel where we treated ourselves to a buffet for US$30. We were spoiled for choice in terms of food and drinks and after sampling the array of ...
MPS

Clampdown on chauvinists, perverts

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Forum Female Members of Parliament recently shared their harrowing experiences of sexual harassment at the hands of their male counterparts in an endeavour to hold political po...
BITI TSVANGIRAYI

Tendai Biti, coward of the county

“I AM proud to announce today that we have discussed our issues and there is now unprecedented harmony and unity of purpose in the MDC cockpit,” Tsvangirai explained. Describing calls for him to step...
vince

Zimbabwe: The Nation that can’t audit

ONE key attribute the lack of which stands us out as a weak people, a weak nation, is being able to sum up each stage in, and of, our lives. The absence of that attribute makes us both an unconscious...

Reds, Rogers and penalties

WHEN you are substituted to give way to someone like Eric Rosen, as was the case with me last week, there are no complaints whatsoever because you instantly appreciate that you are being replaced by ...
town house

Goat skinners running City of Harare

Isdore Guvamombe Reflections Back in the village, in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve, when a bee perches on your essentials, it takes great skill to kill it without hurting yourself. This ...