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Smart Phones and Children Finale

While there are concerns about children owning and using smart phones, we cannot dismiss the benefits. I would like to believe that when children have access to smart phones at an early age they learn to use them correctly. This also can be a parent-child bonding tool if parental support is at its maximum. Your child may not necessarily have ...

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Human-Wildlife Conflict

This week I was in Hwange and had the privilege to attend a Legal Awareness Training on Wildlife Laws hosted by Painted Dogs and facilitated by Advocate Ever Vimbai Chinoda and counsels Shepherd Kudzanayi Makonde and Tapiwanashe Zvidzayi. The training was intended to serve as an entry point for organizations and individuals to better understand the complexity of the legal issue ...

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Smart Phones and Children Part III

What I have found more interesting about this subject is that most parents reaching out to me are more for their children having smart phones. True, technology has done a lot to make our lives easier and more efficient however, shouldn’t parents be worried about the negative impact smart phones could have on their children’s growth and development? Imafidon, Ashi and Arora ...

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Smart Phones and Children Part 1

Nowadays smart phones are as common as a vegetable garden at a homestead. They can do more than just calls but also surf the internet. Mobile phones now seem more like a right for every member of the family. However germane as they may be, many a times we have left our toddlers and children with these gadgets unattended without ...

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Preparing For Poor Academic Results From Your Child(ren)

On Saturday 8 September 2018 I was on Capitalk100.4fm Weekend Chart talking about how parents can prepare for poor academic results from their children. I decided to expand more on this as its now that time of the year again when children are sitting for their final examinations. Many parents/guardians during this time feel a lot of pressure as they ...

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Will street vendors back down?

‘Operation Murambatsvina’ campaign that started last week in the city of Harare has barely improved sanitation in streets and pavements but the question still remains, Will this campaign last with thousands of people unemployed and cash shortages in the country? Last week President Robert Mugabe demanded all illegal settlements be demolished, all vendors be removed from the CBD  and all ...

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Mugabe’s cabinet reshuffle:Complete disaster

President Mugabe’s undisputed authority in re-assigning government ministers yesterday has clearly shown that  he has rejected democratic values  like reason, progress, tolerance, democratic argument and the drive for social development which are the cornerstone of Zimbabwe. The reshuffle cannot be questioned or declined but given the breadth of “incompetency and corruption” among his  ministers, one wonders if this is a ...

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Politics for a piece of cake

Zimbabwean youths are  getting into politics for the instant benefits they get from government and external sponsors. This has led to their political careers to become short-lived and manipulated  by the government. They are abandoning the reasons why they got engaged and their purpose of serving the country. Political corruption has endangered the morals of all Zimbabwean youths and people ...

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Bond Notes: Complete collapse in confidence!

In an attempt to solve the cash crisis  in Zimbabwe a group of Zim-students at University of Pretoria held a discussion with Dr John Mangudya, the governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe. Interestingly, Zimbabweans are diplomatically keen and determined in seeing Zimbabwe pass through this economic phase and the government need to acknowledge  the flaws in its  policies and ...

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Zimbabwe’s dramas must change to survive!

Zimbabwe drama industry is in a crisis and is failing to attract the market locally and internationally. The industry is facing a lots of problems like a more selective audience, competition from Hollywood, the internet, low quality DVD’s, low resolution downloads and financial concerns. What has Zimbabwe done to solve these challenges? It is quite interesting that the government has ...

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