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Ananya spreads artistic wings

MULTI-TALENTED United States-based Zimbabwean fashion designer, actor and model Ananya Kouds has spread her wings into music becoming a new voice on the music scene as she seeks to discover more of her artistic world. BY WINSTONE ANTONIO In her…

Vandals paint graffiti on Mudenda’s law firm offices

BY NQOBANI NDLOVU Unknown people on Monday night painted threatening graffiti on Speaker of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda’s Bulawayo law firm, Mudenda Attorneys. Mudenda has been criticised for recalling four MDC Alliance legislators after Douglas Mwonzora, acting as MDC-T…

Population: Exploding or shrinking?

One of the scientific nightmares that haunt us is the so-called “Population Explosion”. It is the fear that our planet is like an ocean-going ship that flounders because of overloading. The excessively growing population will eventually make the ship capsize…

Of COVID-19, private quarantines and disaster capitalism

The private sector has been very supportive of the government in the fight against coronavirus. Owing to mismanagement and corruption, the government has not managed to fund the healthcare system. Health workers are forced to perform their duties without personal…

For Zim, it’s déjà vu as the economy sinks deeper

ON Tuesday, Zimbabweans woke up to the news that a family of six people now needed $9 000 to make ends meet as the Zimbabwe dollar continues to plummet on the parallel market, reaching levels of US$1 to 78, depending…

Traffic at Beitbridge doubles

THE Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) says the volume of traffic at Beitbridge Border Post has doubled in the last few days. BY MTHANDAZO NYONI Beitbridge Border Post is one of the busiest inland ports in sub-Saharan Africa and links the…

ASL seeks to snap up Dawn Properties

Hotelier African Sun (ASL) has made an offer to snap up Dawn Properties in a deal that will see it assume ownership of the property firm’s key assets and its delisting from the local bourse. BY FIDELITY MHLANGA Currently, Dawn…

FORUM CONDEMNS ATTACKS ON ITS MEMBERS

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) is a coalition of 20 human rights organisations operating in the country to advance the cause of human rights. On 22 May 2020, the Forum delivered a petition to the Minister of…

Forum condemns attacks on its members

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) is a coalition of 20 human rights organisations operating in the country to advance the cause of human rights. On 22 May 2020, the Forum delivered a petition to the Minister of…

Devastating effects of Covid-19 on thousands Street Kids in Zimbabwe: Edith Chibhamu.

The abrupt announcement of the national lockdown by Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa shocked many people; the business community and civil society were caught unprepared. Though the measures put by government in trying to curb the spread of coronavirus through the…