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“Major clothing retailers should cater for local fashion designers”

By Sibusiso Moyo GROWING up in the streets of Bulawayo, Gilmore Tee Moyo, did not see himself becoming an industrious fashion designer until he was in Grade 5 when his artsy talent was recognised. “It is actually funny how l became involved in the fashion ...

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Revising the Battle of Gadadi

The history of Zimbabwe writes about Iron Age societies that rose and fell. Among these states, a distinct Ndebele state showed heroic endurance and statesmanship righteousness up to the last sound of a gun during the colonial wars with BSAC between 1893 and 1897. History ...

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Mpilo Central Hospital service delivery declines

By Sibusiso Moyo SITTING in her two-roomed house in Nketa 9 suburb in Bulawayo, on a late Saturday morning, Violet Hadebe recalled the frightening experience she went through while taking her brother for treatment at Mpilo Central Hospital. Hadebe (29) and her two children haplessly ...

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“Egodini will never be the same again”

By Memory Ncube “EGODINI will never be the same again. It is hard to believe that after all these years we are definitely leaving this place. “I wish I could go to the Bulawayo City Council and make them change their decision but then this ...

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Discrimination of women with disability is a colourless sin

Although progress is being made in recognising equality of women and people with disabilities, the issue of women with disabilities has been rather salient only from a number of activists and civic groups both in national and international discourses. With such societal and structural limitations ...

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“Lafa elihle – the Death of a once Thriving City”

By Professor Welshman Ncube In Bulawayo, this week began with a severe out of season windy and cold Monday replete with dark, none rain bearing clouds reminiscent of the misery of cold dreary winter days. I was reminded of Charles Dickens’ Bleak House, from my ...

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Of thinking citizens and sinking government

By Ronald Moyo We are a thinking generation fighting against the sinking regime. Whilst we are thinking; thinking and thinking how they think we dont think, they have been sinking ; sinking and sinking. They think we don’t think, but I think we think better ...

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Zimbabweans are paying the sins of being silent

By Andisiwe Sibindi WHERE are the Zimbabweans who are continuously plunged to the extremities of suffering? Where is this intelligence that Zimbabweans brag about when this country becomes a ridicule of modern politics and of a modern country? Philosophies of change are profound on the ...

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This is where Zimbabwe went wrong

By Andisiwe Sibindi Since the birth of Zimbabwe in 1980, there is no denying that Zimbabwe started to decay sooner than it was born. Politics of vengeance, atavism and reward, economics of egoism and structural violence and social of dominance and subjugation characterised the new ...

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Special Economic Zones: Is there a benefit for Bulawayo?

By Khumbulani Maphosa  Whilst announcing the 2016 National Budget statement last week, the Minister of Finance announced the Special Economic Zones and they were as follows: 1. Bulawayo – leather and textiles 2. Lupane: petro – chemicals 3. Victoria Falls – Gwayi – Binga – ...

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