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Suspended Bulawayo Deputy mayor, Gift Banda.

“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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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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Gwanda CSOT improves infrastructure

By Lungile Ngwenya THE Gwanda Community Share Ownership Trust (Gwanda CSOT) has completed over 10 projects which are aimed at achieving sustainable economic development, education, health care and infrastructure. Gwanda CSOT has been funding projects since 2012 and have ensured improvement of food and health ...

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Ignore ZANU-PF Shortwave Paranoia, Start Own FM Broadcast!

by Rejoice Ngwenya Professor Jonathan Moyo, a member of Robert Mugabe’s Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front [ZANU-PF] is alleged to have once labelled Constitutional Parliamentary Committee leaders ‘mafia’. Wikipedia says Mafia, Cosa Nostra or Mafioso, is a “loose association of criminal groups that share ...

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Can MDC and MDC-T put their eggs in one basket?

ONE important development that has lately become the subject of interest in the political happenings of this country, and of course in the background of the about to happen elections, is the need and possibility of unification between the two Movement for Democratic Change formations, ...

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Religion against humanity-Soyinka

by Wole Soyinka Intervention by Wole Soyinka, Member of UNESCO’s International High Panel, at the 2012 Conference on the Culture of Peace and Non-Violence, United Nations Hdqrs, New York, Sept. 21 2012 To such a degree has Religion fueled conflict, complicated politics, retarded social development ...

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