President Jacob Zuma

South Africa facing moment of truth

Tererai Danga Correspondent South Africa is currently engulfed in political and economic storms, whose magnitude is threatening to tear the governing Tripartite Alliance apart, over and above the thr...
north korean leader kim jong-un

The problem is Washington, not North Korea

Mike Whitney Correspondent WASHINGTON has never made any effort to conceal its contempt for North Korea. In the 64 years since the war ended, the US has done everything in its power to punish, humili...
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Time to prepare for veld fires

Sydney Kawadza Senior Features Writer Rolling mountains and hills of charred tree stumps, laid bare of the lush green grass that once covered the landscape during the rains, are all that is usually l...

Zim: Independent thought, independent action

Obi Egbuna Jnr Simunye During Zimbabwe’s 37th Independence Day celebrations, President Mugabe and zanu-pf were showered with congratulatory messages from governments, organisations and movements whos...
Theresa May

It’s make or ‘Break-xit’ for May

Steven Erlanger Correspondent Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain on Tuesday called for an early election in less than two months, clearly anxious that her thin majority in Parliament would weaken ...
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Prejudice and black achievements

Seewell Mashizha Correspondent LAST week’s instalment appears to have caused some glee in one or two cases. A reader calling himself/herself “Pinkk (sic) Nguruve” enjoyed a chuckle over a lexical lap...

Dealing with insomnia: Part 2

Insomnia is essentially difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep and affects over 30 percent of adults. There are different causes of insomnia. I will attempt a mammoth task to simplify and descri...

Wrapper determines cigar quality, flavour

Yvonne Mutava Smokers who have tasted Burma Valley cigars regard them as exceptional and Mr Edmondson, a Von Eicken’s buyer, noted at the start of the cigar wrapper tobacco marketing season. Von Eick...