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Bursting the bubble: Time to temper Mnangagwa expectations

Just under a year ago, I began writing this column, where my goal was to bring about the dispassionate debate about the political and social developments in the country. At the end of November, when the military tanks rolled in, I abruptly stopped writing because of the fear that gripped me. While tens of thousands of people thronged the streets calling for and celebrating the fall of former President Robert Mugabe, I decided I will not be part of the celebrations and feared there was need for caution and a…

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Huge investment made in Chinhoyi 7

The 120-minute long film about the Chinhoyi battle was commissioned by Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga, then Zimbabwe Defence Forces commander and it was shot using high-tech equipment for effect. “One of the problems with the local movie industry is that it hasn’t been supported financially. That can be seen by the quality of movies being produced. It’s not like people are not talented but they are not getting enough funding. The government should fund the industry,” Sarireni said. “This is a world standard movie shot using 4k Red Dragon cameras. You…

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Makokoba set for transformation

Bulawayo’s Makokoba suburb is poised for a major transformation as a partnership will see construction of new buildings and installation of a proper water reticulation system. Makokoba is Bulawayo’s oldest suburb and the new government has committed itself to ensuring the realisation of the late Father Zimbabwe, Dr Joshua Nkomo’s vision of seeing the township transformed for better. Speaking to the ZBC News during a belated New Year’s party for vulnerable members of the society from his constituency, Makokoba legislator, Retired Colonel Tshinga Dube said stakeholders are now at an…

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‘Nkomo refused presidential offer’

By Jeffrey Muvundusi The late vice president Joshua Nkomo turned down an offer to become the country’s president in a coalition government formed after the 1980 elections, Zapu president Dumiso Dabengwa claims. Robert Mugabe seen here with the late Joshua Nkomo Instead, the veteran nationalist opted for a ministerial post, only to be fired two years later by then Prime Minister Robert Mugabe on charges of plotting to overthrow his government. Mugabe claimed arms meant to overthrow his government had been uncovered on farms owned by Zapu and its military wing,…

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