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CAF ban pregnant with lessons for Zim

AT the beginning of this month, we warned that if something wasn’t done urgently to fix football stadiums, Zimbabwe would face the embarrassment of seeing the Warriors being forced to play their home matches on foreign soil. We issued the warning as we launched our Fix Our Grounds (FOG) campaign to highlight the sorry state […]

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Editorial Comment: Education on lightning critical

Every rainy season, lightning strikes kill and injure people, at times damaging their property and livestock. In most cases, people are caught up at the wrong places and in most cases they could have avoided it, with proper knowledge. It is important to understand how lightning works and Zimbabweans should start a campaign to educate […]

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5 ways trees can help us survive climate change

Gregory Moore Correspondent As the brutal reality of climate change dawned this summer, you may have asked yourself a hard question: am I well-prepared to live in a warmer world? There are many ways we can ready ourselves for climate change. I’m an urban forestry scientist, and since the 1980s I’ve been preparing students to work […]

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Inside Rotten Row Court 6

Tichawana Nyahuma Correspondent If you reside in Harare and if, at one point or another, you have had a brush with the law, then you are probably familiar with the interior decor in courtroom number six at the Harare Magistrates’ Court (Criminal), popularly known as Rotten Row. It is in that court that you will see, […]

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Tobacco farmers must stop deforestation

Obert Chifamba Agri-Insight Inasmuch as the land reform programme conducted at the turn of the millennium liberated land that had been previously appropriated by a few individuals to allow hundreds of thousands others to access it, it also set the stage for the new entrants to switch from their traditional cash crops to new ones. Tobacco, […]

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Editorial Comment: Promote benefits of small grains

The production of small grains is not only critical for household food security, it is also beneficial to health and is climate-smart. Climate-smart agriculture increases productivity and enhances adaptive capacity sustainably. There are many reasons and benefits why Zimbabwe should prepare to promote, implement and market production of small grains. Small grain crops are drought-tolerant […]

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Editorial Comment: Building better must be the story of Idai-hit areas

The African Development Bank (AfDB) announced that it has released US$24 million for the reconstruction of infrastructure destroyed by Cyclone Idai in Chimanimani and Chipinge. The bank’s board was in the country and visited the affected areas before paying a courtesy call on President Mnangagwa. The board members were able to see work that needs […]

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ED’s re-engagement drive commendable

President Mnangagwa’s local engagement and re-engagement drive has gone a long way in bringing to the fore issues of national interest while seeking to bring healing, understanding and even active participation by stakeholders where this was not necessarily the case in the previous dispensation.

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