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By Tinashe Mukogo CA (SA) INSEAD & Musekiwa Samuriwo Executives in Silicon Valley and more broadly in developed markets are used to making decisions based on reliable data and even more so now with the advent of ‘Big Data’. Even companies such as Amazon who pride themselves in the ability...
By Tapiwa Mubonderi There is a big outcry and expectation of employment creation in the public sphere of Zimbabwe. Since independence there has been a surge in urban populations due to rural to urban migration and curtailment of infant mortality.  The proliferation of social services provision such as education in...
Harare - Zimbabwe's nonagenarian President Robert Mugabe this afternoon summarily summoned Ministers in charge of national security to express personal security concerns ahead of tomorrow's youth interface rally in Gweru. At the meeting, Mugabe is said to have requested special security details, and increased security ahead of the rally. At the same...
By Panashe Makufa Ethiopis-Israel a non-denominational network based in Ethiopia in partnership with Evangelical Fellowship of Zimbabwe (EFZ) and on behalf of Christian sons and daughters in Zimbabwe will  this Friday be honoring church leaders for the work they have done over the years. The event which is under the theme...
By Rich Mugobo In 1994, the euphoria of “freedom at last” engulfed the majority of South Africans who had waited for the end to the brutal era of apartheid. The “last domino to fall” was a country pregnant with expectations whilst at the same time, gripped with apprehension of what...
By Patson Dzamara That Robert Mugabe's name is indelibly inscribed and embellished in the hall of Africa's revolutionary icons is not contestable. In his trail blazing years, Mugabe inscribed a permanent mark on the sand of Africa through vision, ideological clarity and leadership. Along with liberation luminaries such as Julius Nyerere and...
By Trymore Muhlanga There seems to be no easy way of describing the sequence of emotions that the average Zimbabwean may have gone through in the past 48 hours, particularly in relation to the Kwese TV saga: initially, it would appear that most progressive ordinary Zimbabweans greeted news that Kwese...
By Maynard Manyowa Kuala Lumpur - A prominent modelling Zimbabwean pageant director, Taremeredzwa Munzara has been released from police custody in Malaysia after he was arrested on suspicion of engaging in human trafficking. Munzara was arrested in Malaysia after a South African model, Princess Mahlangu alleged she was threatened after arriving in the Asian...
By Maynard Manyowa South Africa's Civil Aviation Authority yesterday evening prevented a Harare bound Air Zimbabwe flight from taking off from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, as well as all other flights operated by the beleaguered airline. While SACAA remained mum on the exact reasons for grounding the flight, as...
By Maynard Manyowa Zimbabwe's beleaguered first lady Grace Mugabe hounded the now deceased provincial minister for Masvingo, Shuvai Mahofa, just moments before the heroine tragically passed away as a result of hypertension related illnesses. Impeccable sources told Khuluma Afrika that the afternoon before Minister Mahofa died, she had attended a meeting...
Johannesburg - Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe has handed herself over to South African police after she allegedly assaulted a 20-year-old model with an extension cord in Sandton at the weekend. Police Minister Fikile Mbalula confirmed that she was not arrested because she co-operated and handed herself over to police. She...