An estimated 40 000 zanu-pf supporters attended President Mugabe’s Youth Interface Rally at Sakubva Stadium, Mutare, last week

MDC-T quaking in its boots

Peacemaker Zano Correspondent The MDC-T has proved that they are out of touch with reality and green with envy after President Robert Mugabe’s over-subscribed Youth Interface Rally which was held in ...
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South Africa, the 29th AU summit dilemma

Liesl Louw-Vaudran Correspondent The 29th African Union (AU) summit that takes place in Addis Ababa from 27 June to 4 July is likely to be the first in many years without a South African president in...
While not perfect, Chitungwiza Municipality has managed to tame the mushika-shika menace

Mushika-shika: Chitungwiza bells the cat

Tanyaradzwa Jumo and Simbarashe Msaki THE story of Chitungwiza can be likened to the “what good can come out of Nazareth?” narrative. The town is infamous for poor service delivery that has exposed r...
A farmer weeding his tobacco

Farming was the answer

Buhle Nkomo “Life in the diaspora was not rosy as I played cat and mouse with the police when my documents expired,” said Albert Musasa (35), a tobacco grower based in Marondera.
In the early 1940s, Makerere College was a centre of knowledge, with students coming from African countries as well as European countries. Makerere was known as the “Harvard of Africa”

The legacy of African universities

Sekai Nzenza on Wednesday “Do you have universities in Africa?” asked a relative of my friend during a dinner party when I was on a recent visit to Australia. I did not respond immediately. My Austra...
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ICC should be on trial, not Saif Gaddafi

Richard Galustian Correspondent The International Criminal Court (ICC) has demanded that Libya hand over former leader Muammar Gaddafi’s son Saif after his release by an armed militia last week, but ...

Antenuptial contract

Rumbidzai Tawonezvi-Moyo What is an antenuptial contract? Why would I need it? What is the process for obtaining one? These are some of the questions that this article will address in detail.

Child poverty and the risks of HIV

Carol Teguru Our Children, Our Future It goes without saying that children are at higher risk of poverty and deprivation. Girls and boys experience all forms of poverty more acutely than adults becau...