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Four Young Zimbabweans Up For Prestigious International Honours

Top20Honourees

Four young Zimbabweans from different facets of life are up for a prestigious international honour under the 2012 Junior Chamber International (JCI) Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World Program (TOYP). Tendai Wenyika, a political activist and Deputy President of the Pan Africa Youth Organisation, humanitarian and Harvard student Dalumuzi Mhlanga, Journalist Brian Hungwe and […]

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Zim Names (Part 1)

Zimbabwean Names

You have probably heard the story : some of the names of babies born in local clinics and hospitals after the 2008 “harmonised” Zimbabwean elections- Runoff Moyo Senatorial Chirumhanzu Candidate Pote Independant Maposa Rigging Hamadziripi Electoral Commission Ndlovu Foreign Observer Chimunda Neck Toneck Nyamadzawo Sadhaki Sibanda Heavyweight Utaunashe Percentage Ndlondlo Released Results Matongo Meticulous Verification […]

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25 Random Things I love about Zimbabwe

1. We have the best climate in the world- ask anyone. Harare in particular is wonderful, but the whole of Zim is pretty lovely. No, I am not biased. 2. We are really nice people. When you sit in a kombi (public transport), you can pour out your troubles and everyone will listen, perhaps laugh, […]

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Stop the Carnage on our Roads

Horror Crash

It is quite disturbing that there is so much carnage on our roads. Lives are being snuffed out because of carelessness and greed. We need to lobby for the transport operators association and the owners of buses to be held responsible – as in actually going to jail not just paying for the funerals. That […]

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Are We Going Down The Drain… Again? Part 2

Overflowing-Sewer-Zimbabwe-Sokwanele

Following on from – Are We Going Down The Drain… Again? Part 1: Then there is another monstrosity in the form of the Zimbabwe National Road Agency, ZINARA. One is often reminded of another miscreation, the National Oil Corporation of Zimbabwe (NOCZIM) which, despite the glaring reality that we are yet to strike oil, that […]

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