HIFA 2017 6-day program starts today!

By Kudzayi Zvinavashe Running under the theme, Staging an Intervention, Harare is billed to come to life as the Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) is set to open its doors to festival goers on the 2nd of May in what is slated to be a 6-day program. Speaking at the press conference, HIFA […]

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Tsvangirai salutes workers and vendors …but says real Worker’s Day is 2018 elections

By Daniel Chigundu  MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has paid tribute to the remaining formal workers in Zimbabwe and street vendors for their resilience urging them to register and vote. Zimbabwe has less than half a million formal workers down from the 2 million in 2010 and the situation is getting worse each day as more and more companies are closing shop. In his Workers’ Day …

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Zim’s Craziest Headlines this Week

By Kalabash Contributor It has been a wet and cold week from Harare one that got many admitting climate change is real. The downpours have stopped (for now) and a bit of sun is shining on the sunshine city. As we look in the mainstream media, the use of goats to pay school fees has […]

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Latest on Masvingo police brutally

…victim takes legal action   By Watmore Makokoba Anna Masukangoto (45)who recently endured the full wrath of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) in Ngundu villagein Masvingo after she was handcuffed to the fence for 7 hours  has filed a letter of complaint against the police conduct to the station Officer Commanding. According to Ngundu villagers who witnessed the incident say the violation  was carried out …

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Prospective Parliamentarians suggested on Social Media

By Tariro Senderayi The just ended independence celebrations have been met with mixed feelings. While 37 years of freedom is a genuine milestone to celebrate as a nation, some countrymen couldn’t help but feel the sacrifice leading to Zimbabwe’s independence from White minority rule in 1980 has gone in vain. Independence in 1980 meant education for all, equal opportunities, low cost of living, one man …

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Nothing funny about wheelchair jokes!

By Tapiwa Mutizamhepo People with Disabilities and their organizations have roundly condemned the flurry of “wheelchair” jokes and articles that recently circulated on social media and other sections of the mainstream media, calling them provocative and insensitive to the issues to do with disabilities. After the cabinet presented the President Robert Mugabe with a belated birthday present which was initially called a ‘special chair’ by …

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“ZANU PF reforming from within,” says Mnangagwa

By Tariro Daphne If recent sentiments by Vice President Emerson Mnangangwa are to go by, the factional battles that have ejected some party members are part of Zanu Pf’s rejuvenation. Recently Sarah Mahoka and Sandi Moyo were booted out of the party, National Commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere has been under fire with fellow party member calling for his ouster citing corruption and fanning factionalism as the …

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Irori Coin #KalaVenac

By King Kandoro KalaVernac is the new Kalabash series supporting Zimbabwe’s indigenous languages!  Irori coin ndiro rakabata mhuri yekwedu Irori coin rinofanira kubhadharira mwana mari yechikoro Rinofanira zve kuzotengera mbuya mushonga wemeso Rinofanira zve kuzokwana usavi nekaupfu kanhasi, namangwana Irori coin rikashaikwa panenge patosunama Rakazomboshaikwa paya tete nababa vakapumana huroyi Kubva ipapo hatina kuzombodzokera kumusha […]

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This reality of being a loose radical in Zimbabwe | Part 1

by Dirk Frey I have always been an outsider in one sense or another. I have never easily fit into the convenient boxes we are squeezed into. I straddle several, truly fit into none, and buck labels and easy preconceptions. What am I talking about? Identity. If you see me without talking to me, especially […]

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Govt doesn’t create jobs: Chinamasa

By Daniel Chigundu FINANCE and Economic Development minister Patrick Chinamasa has urged unemployed Zimbabweans to create jobs for themselves and not expect government to do it for them. Unemployment rate in Zimbabwe is said to be in the region of 90 percent owing to massive company closures, retrenchments and economic decay that has rendered the economy more informal. However, in its 2013 election manifesto, Zanu …

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