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Cancer is killing us slowly

HARARE - The Zimbabwe Under-20 rugby team open their Junior World Rugby Trophy campaign with a tough clash against Samoa at Harare Sports Club this afternoon.The Junior Sables, who entered the development tournament through automatic…

Increase employment opportunities

SPORTS WRITERHARARE - Chicken Inn were yesterday crowned the Independence Cup champions after coming from behind to edge Bulawayo rivals Highlanders 2-1 at the National Sports Stadium yesterday.This was the Gamecocks' first ever…

Prayer is key for restoration

HARARE - Lawmakers have slammed government's failure to create employment for college graduates and the poor state of infrastructure at the country's institutions of higher learning.Speaking in Parliament on Tuesday, Zanu PF and MDC…

Implement reforms to improve economy

HARARE - An auditor who allegedly unearthed misuse of over $500 000 by Roman Catholic employees who are in charge of donor funds is frustrating the State as he cannot be located to testify during trial.Cornelius Hamadziripi, 49,…

Spare the rod, spoil the child

MUTARE - A Methodist Church of Zimbabwe reverend who has been on trial for raping a sick female congregant has been acquitted.Gladman Chauya, 33, who was attached to Mutare circuit and is also married to a pastor within the same church,…

ZETDC should reward whistle-blowers

MUTARE - Zimbabwe's crunch cash crisis is threatening the viability of the few struggling local industries which are now failing to pay their international suppliers even though they have money in their accounts.Quest Motors chairman…

Speak out against rape

HARARE - Zimbabwe's amateur golfers will battle for honours at the Africa Region Five Championships set for Royal Swazi Spa Golf Club in Manzini, Swaziland.The Zimbabwe amateur golf team which left for Swaziland yesterday for the 2016…

Address plight of poor students

HARARE - The Castle Lager Premier Soccer League (PSL) has cancelled all the matches that had been scheduled for this weekend to pave way for the Independence cup semi-finals.  “This serves to advise that the PSL Matchday 3 fixtures…

Wake up Zimbabwe

HARARE - Recent reports from Manicaland that schoolgirls are now one of the major drivers of new HIV infections, are indeed worrisome and call for all stakeholders to have a rethink on strategies to combat the scourge, otherwise the strides…

Let’s come together to rebuild Zim

BULAWAYO - Bulawayo residents have called for lifestyle audits of councillors in the city amid concerns that the officials are abusing their positions to accumulate wealth and properties.The residents through their representative…

Govt giving masses raw deal

MUTARE - An organisation involved in the fight against HIV and Aids has said stigma, discrimination and the country's bad laws are hindering efforts to end the epidemic.Speaking at an HIV and Aids awareness campaign, Southern Africa…

Let’s guard against veld fires

HARARE - Politicians united in mourning the passing on of liberation war icon Herbert Chitepo's widow Victoria, as social media was awash with condolence messages yesterday.Victoria, 89, died in her bathroom early on Friday morning in…

Zimbabwe deserves better leadership

HARARE - CAPS United skipper Method Mwanjali says he is pleased to be back at the club that gave him fame and a platform to pursue his professional career outside the country.Mwanjali, who left the country six years ago for South…

Sanctions hurting farmers, nation

Togo have appointed Claude LeRoy as their new national team coach to replace Tom Saintfiet.Frenchman LeRoy, 68, has worked on the continent for almost 30 years and has coached at a record eight Africa Cup of Nations tournaments.He…

Create jobs to revive economy

BULAWAYO - The Young Warriors were on Sunday left with an uphill task after losing to visiting Botswana in the first leg of their 2017 African Under-20 Championships qualifier.The Zimbabwe young stars will have to up their game when…

Fuel crisis will cripple economy

HARARE - Despite the fact that the High Court has outlawed water disconnections, Harare City Council (HCC) says it will continue disconnecting water to squeeze defaulters into settling their bills.HCC spokesperson Michael Chideme said…

Wake up Zesa, smell the coffee

HARARE - Norway will in June this year close its embassy in Zimbabwe as part of its adjustment and restructuring process “in light of budgetary constraints and new priorities”.The Norwegian ambassador to Zimbabwe Bård Hopland said the…

Let’s utilise land productively

HARARE - Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai was yesterday dragged to court over allegations that he accused a senior military officer of having been a key player behind the political violence that rocked the country during the 2008…

Teachers deserve better salaries

HARARE - Revelations by medical experts that many people are being misled by church leaders including pastors and fly-by-night prophets to forego medically proven drugs and rely on faith alone are really saddening.We believe that the church…