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By Professor Cde Thom Chimuranga That Mugabe is a charming orator is beyond doubt and there is hardly any logic behind a conflicting argument. His speeches are often characterized by standing ovations and relentless applauds throughout. That perhaps, is a notable gift we cannot seize from him. But somehow we seem...
By Takudzwanashe Mundenga  In a delayed interview to mark his 92nd birthday celebrations on state-run Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation, President Mugabe said over US$ 15 billion leaked from the diamond industry by evading the national coffers to unknown endpoints. This is the world’s largest diamond territory we are talking about and...
Modified tanker trucks are at the center of a new wave of drug smuggling into and through South Africa as well as movement of illegal arms and ivory from and out of Zimbabwe, a Khuluma Afrika investigation has established. Tapiwa Vhurundiya (Khuluma Reporter) This was discovered after a fuel tanker truck...
I always refuted being called Black. Once, I posted on Facebook that I do not approve to being called a black person, simply because I am not. I was asked what I mean by that, and I explained that it is simply because  when I look in the mirror...
Thandisizwe Mgudlwa Cape Town: South African President Jacob Zuma has reminded the global south countries that they are responsible for increasing their role in agenda setting and rule formulation in relevant fora, notably in the United Nations. Zuma was addressing the Dialogue of Emerging Market and Developing Countries in the southeastern...
 By Toendepi Shonhe The people are now coming out and waking up, creating their own media, marching in the streets, speaking out and demanding what is rightfully theirs, much to the chagrin of the vampire state. Citizens are now committed to emancipating themselves, creating another World order for themselves. Zimbabwe is ready...
By Brian Ligomeka Lilongwe - Malawi has for the first time and after 50 years of its independence issued biometric national identity cards to 9 million citizens. The issuance of the 9 million national IDs follows the implementation of mass registration exercise completed within a six-month period spanning from May to...
By Eddie Cross There are many bad decisions a debtor can make in life, two of these are; you never lie to your banker; and you always give him notice of any major changes in your affairs. Zimbabwe broke all the rules and now we might have to face the...
To Our Beloved Police Commissioner General, Dr Augustine Chihuri By Hilary Mare Images purporting to portray South African Police members as being active participants in looting and other related forms of criminality during the recent violent riots in Tshwane have been revolted by Brigadier Mashadi Selepe in South Africa, but those...
By Eddie Cross So the Mugabe era of geopolitical leadership comes to an end. The question is what will the crew and the passengers on this ship do when finally they are dumped soaking wet and exhausted on a strange beach somewhere? Right now Zimbabweans live in a surreal world of...
All roads leads to Rustenburg, South Africa, on Tuesday where renowned investor Dr Shepherd Bushiri launches his multi-million dollar five star hotel he has been building for the past 8 months. The hotel is just one of the 8 hotels that Dr Bushiri owns in different countries under SB Hotels...