Walking in Spirit: Encourage one another

1 Thessalonians 5 vs 11; “So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing” Dealing with people on a daily basis can sometimes be very depressing. The more you interact ...

Let’s pay more attention: Experts

Charity Ruzvidzo Health experts have called for more attention on non-communicable diseases like cancer, which has now become more life threatening even to children. Cancer is the lead cause of non-a...
Women mill around the closed Chigarapasi Beerhall in Chiredzi recently

Melancholy as Chiredzi’s Chigarapasi closes

George Maponga Masvingo Bureau Massive sugarcane production from the swashbuckling and vast irrigated cane plantations is synonymous with the Lowveld town of Chiredzi. The “sweetings” has attracted p...
Trust Mutekwa (above), also known as  “Ticha Muzavazi”, makes the connection and declassifies mbira knowledge from the mystic preserve of musicians and academics, to public property

Bringing mbira to your fingertips

Stanely Mushava Literature Today Ticha Muzavazi’s Nyunga Mbira Handbook Author: Trust Mutekwa Publisher: Best Books Publishers (2017) ISBN: 978-0-7974-7777-3 Mbira songs provided the soundtrack to th...
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Open letter to Evan Mawarire

Dear “Your excellency”, sorry Pastor. As I attentively listened to you, Pastor Evan during your seemingly polished and premeditated interview with one renowned lawyer, Fadzai Mahere, I couldn’t help ...
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Cry my beloved town planning profession

Shingai T. Kawadza Correspondent Contemporary Zimbabwe’s spatial planning is marked by gross unpredictability and uncalled for dithering. Quite a number of communities have grown spontaneously rather...

Few things that annoy readers

Christopher Farai Charamba The Reader Reading is often a solitary act. One immerses himself/herself within the pages of the book they have in front of them and travel off to the world that the words ...
Civilians gather outside the UN compound in Juba as the crisis in South Sudan escalates. — AFP

AU’s three options in South Sudan

By New African’s Special Correspondent Every January, a motley legion of African diplomats, civil society, and politicians descends upon Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia, at the behest of th...