A thriving tobacco field (file pic)

Tobacco farming transforms lives

Yvonne Mutava Tobacco, is now the Zimbabwean second highest foreign currency earner producing an amount that is sufficient to import fuel for the country for a whole year.
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Understanding learning disability

Dr Sacrifice Chirisa- Mental Health Matters A learning disability affects the way a person understands information as well as how they communicate. This means they can have difficulty understanding n...

Who will protect our girls?

Pavithra Rao Corrrespondent As a young girl Consolee Nishimwe experienced the worst form of violence any girl barely in her teens could possibly face.

My father, colonial education, Anglicanism

Sekai Nzenza On Wednesday It’s 3.45 am at Mufudzi Wakanaka School on a Sunday morning. There are more than 300 mostly middle-aged women and grandmothers with walking sticks. Almost all the women are ...
Nelson Mandela and Ahmed Kathrada shortly after their release from prison in 1990

S. Africa: A special kind of mourning

FOUR years ago, Nelson Mandela died. South Africa was plunged into mourning, as did many pockets of the global family that had grown to know, in varying degrees, of a man who famously fought a racist...