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Zimbabwe Dangerous Transport Networks

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The recent horror accident that has been reported to have claimed 45 lives of our brothers and sisters happened about 30km before Makuti along Harare and Chirundu highway is another sad chapter in our history. Police spokeswoman Charity Charamba said onThursday said that the bus crashed on Wednesday night about 96 miles north of the […]

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Traffic cops clash with kombi drivers

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The “Ngongonos” or Knockers have resurfaced again on the streets of Harare. These truncheon wielding traffic control officers who have earned the moniker “ Mangongongo” from touts and drivers manning the illegal undesignated bus stops strewn all over the city center commonly referred to as “Mshika,shika” are bearing down hard on errant kombi drivers and […]

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Ina de system by Rassie Ai

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Ina de system scrupulously examines the experiences of a Zimbabwean migrant worker in the diaspora, his/her experiences on a social and community level as well the hardships faced due to perceptions of the host communities. Ina de system – Lyrics “Check it well this is Rassie Ai, I’m speaking to all the foreign guy, all […]

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Zimbabwe hopelessly obsessed with politics

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After the unspectacular purge that characterised the lead up to the discredited ‘congress’ of 2014, we thought we had seen the last of retrogressive political drama which proved a nasty and messy divorce. The nation looked ready to move on and it looked like 2015 was going to be the year for policy implementation. With […]

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My Pride

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I have lived in Zimbabwe all my life so I have seen a bit, or a whole lot of what being a Zimbabwean means. Growing up I have learnt how hardworking my people , how dedicated they become to what ever they are applying themselves. I have seen how united we are when it comes […]

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How some titles have lost meaning in Zimbabwe

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Zimbabweans regularly fall into a frenzy for titles (tiltle-phoria) where everyone within the upper echelons of power wants to put that title either as a suffix or prefix to their name. In the end everyone becomes an entrepreneur, farmer or quite recently the trending doctor or prophet. Here are several titles that has been overused […]

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Corrupt Temba Peter Mliswa Hon MP

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On the 18 December 2009 Temba Peter Mliswa (now MP) came to my company Noshio Motors incorporating Benbar/Tromps (Zimbabwe’s Number One choice) and said “In line with indiginization I now own this company.” “I have a “Banda Trust” in my hand of which I am the Chairman.”! My lawyer Victor Zobgo at the time did […]

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