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Presidential hopeful Mujuru speaks out!!

After successful Bulawayo and Harare kick off campaign rallies, The Standard news political reporter Everson Mushava caught up with probably the most domineering force against President Mugabe todate, Dr JT Mujuru who under her new political party Zimbabwe People First will be locking horns with her former boss for the country’s top job. Everson Mushava: After your inaugural rally in ...

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Miami to host AFRIKIN Festival in November

Miami, FL, June 6, 2016 – Afrikin Fest, an African inspired food and music festival will be held from November 18-20, 2016. The weekend-long event will feature the ingenuity, economic and social opportunity of the world’s fastest growing region – Africa. In addition to a first-rate culinary experience and top tier musical acts, the festival will celebrate the accomplishments of ...

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Zimbabwe Youths makes landmark address with RBZ Governor

A team of Zimbabwean youths from various walks of life have made history yesterday, by opening a dialogue with the nation’s leadership on matters of the economy, governance and the future of Zimbabwe they frustratedly feel mortgaged by bad economic and political decisions. The meting, coordinated by Maureen Kademaunga, a DPhil student in Human Economy at The University of Pretoria ...

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Ammara pens a moving Tribute to her late sister Shahla Soraya

Zimnbabwe’s top songbird and music pedigree, daughter to the late Legend Andy Brown, Ammara who has through past tragedies kept her grief to herself serve for graciously thanking fans, friends and public for support has broken her silence, writing a moving tribute to her late sister Shahla Soraya Brown who passed away early last week. She has taken her tribute ...

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Political turncoats tasting sour grapes

By Sibusiso Ndlamini In their attempt to make new appearances in the opposition politics, most people who were rejected from their former political parties are facing challenges in trying to make their parties visible to the electorate. To start with People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader Tendai  Biti, who recently uttered that opposition party members should not denounce each other. Biti’s ...

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Tsvangirai’s unacademic economic guesses inept

Gwinyai Mutongi MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, was once described by one political observer as someone who often opens his mouth while his mind is tightly shut. To his supporters, this sounded rather like a harsh and unwarranted assessment yet, interestingly, Tsvangirai continues to expose himself in similar fashion as someone who has a narrow appreciation of important national issues. When ...

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Radio founding presenter DJ Waraz returns

Blessing Waraz Phiri, affectionately known for his catch phrase “Waranyu” has laced up his boots again after a near 6year sabbatical to focus on his studies. Waraz who also worked with other pioneering Zimbabwean online radios like Afro-Zim and ZimNET is one of ZimOnline Radio’s key founding presenters with other notable names including DJ Fresh Prince who also returned a ...

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World Bank Corruption”Black-listed” Chinese company gloats Zimbabwe Highway

The company that won a lucrative $2 billion contract for the construction of Zimbabwe’s most important highway is under a World Bank ban for tender rigging and fraud. Zimbabwe recently named Chinese firm China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC) as the main contractor of the Beitbridge-Chirundu highway dualisation project. An Austrian firm based in China, Geiger International, was named as ...

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Fighting Corruption must be a combined effort

Story by Mukachana Hanyani Zimbabweans have been made to believe that the scourge of sanctions imposed in the country by the western countries more than a decade ago were behind the demise of the Zimbabwean economy yet corruption was silently abetting them. Corruption which was hitherto not talked about with only bigwigs in government talking about sanctions as behind causing ...

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Decentralization of justice delivery system commendable

Story by Rufaro Mufundirwa The opening of a permanent High Court in Zimbabwe’s oldest city of Masvingo by the Judiciary Service Commission (JSC) is a long overdue move, which is nevertheless creditable. The High Court was opened last week, making it the first post-independence superior court in Zimbabwe. The last time such a court was opened was in 1894, 122 ...

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