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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 Hannah Harvey The debt bubble is starting to bulge, but are you worried about your level of personal debt? No. Well, perhaps you should be. - Hannah Harvey Some experts believe that growing levels of personal debt are the greatest threat not just to the prosperity of South Africa, but...
By Patson Dzamara  There is a lot of noise in the corridors of opppsition politics regarding who is who and who should do what. The best way to help us map the way forward is posing critical questions and proffering answers to those questions. Questions 1. Wrong as it may be, Zimbabwean...
Africa too, can not afford to let the 'Family Business' model past it by. The model has proved to be a huge success for many of the world's biggest brands. Dominant in Africa, are the likes Remgro, Pick n Pay, Dantata Organization, Ibru Organization, METL Group, Bakhresa Group. And more globally are...
By Maynard Manyowa Few things have the capacity to spring a surprise in Africa, let alone in Southern Africa. From the absurd in South Africa, the despotic in Zambia, the brazen lawlessness in Zimbabwe, the instability in Lesotho, the wanton rule in Angola, nor the civil war that no one...
By Wilton Nyasha Machimbira The million march is yet another classic example of how Zanu PFs G40 faction is conniving to fool Mugabe into believing falsehoods. Just like the 'Bhora Musango' campaign, massaging Mugabe's ego will only make him vulnerable. ZANU PF has intensified its preparations for the milliom march pencilled...
  By Maynard Manyowa  For as long as many people can remember, Robert Mugabe has played his ambitious cadres in a ‘stakes elevated’ game of fool’s gold. One by one, his most senior partners have been flattered and deceived, tempted to take the bait of anointed successor, only to be scorned, kicked...
Justice Nyakwawa Usiwausiwa, an honourable judge with Malawi's High Court has died in an accident around 1500hrs this afternoon in the country's capital Lilongwe. According to the facts available, Usiwausiwa was driving in a grey Toyota Prado, when he lost control of the vehicle while approaching a gentle bend. His car...
By #ThisFlag This morning 12 July 2016 at 9am Pastor Evan Mawarire went to Harare Central Police Station at the behest of CID Law and Order. After some interrogation he was charged under section 36 for inciting violence and disturbing peace. They immediately went to his house with a search warrant...
By Dimo Mariri There used to be a time when I used to hold Andile Mngxitama in high regard. As a young university student, I used to be impressed by his consistent and insightful critique of the way in which the post-apartheid South African society is organised. Through the tools of analysis...
By Patson Dzamara Sky blue and purple are my favourite colours. It will be very naive of me to expect everyone around me to like those colours the same way I do. My good is not everyone's good.I do not attend any of these prophets' churches. I don't understand some...