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Is virginity testing practice still relevant?

10 February 2016 | 41 Views
There is an old age adage indicating that "Ignorance is dangerous but even so when it is not acknowledged". In her article titled "MP Tshinga Dube, there is a big difference between telling a girl-chi...

by Mpumelelo Ncube

We are living a luxurious life - Zanu PF legislator

10 February 2016 | 3539 Views
A Zanu PF Matabeleland South legislator Ross Mpofu has boasted that they are living a luxurious life as they roll on latest wheels. In disjointed speech in Parliament on Tuesday, Mpofu sa...

by Thobekile Zhou

'Big Sister' Mujuru Dictator on the Making

10 February 2016 | 2316 Views
The obscured People First (PF) leader, 'Big Sister' Joyce Mujuru is headed for political doom as her counter-parts in opposition politics crying foul as they are labeling her a dictator, before she ha...

by Suitable Kajau

Zim needs $1.5b in drought relief, says VP Mnangagwa but why are silos empty?

10 February 2016 | 362 Views
"Masvingo has 75 percent of maize being a write off while Matabeleland South has 65 percent write off. 30 percent of the rural communities, which is 3 million people are food insecure and they re-quir...

by Wilbert Mukori

Vehicle advertising by-law controversial

10 February 2016 | 634 Views
Is it lawful or unlawful to drive or park a motor vehicle bearing an advertisement for its sale in the Bulawayo municipal area?This is a question among residents of the City of Kings following...

by Vehicle advertising by-law controversial

A little, bitter man called Mzila Ndlovu

10 February 2016 | 680 Views
Thank goodness for the drama that is happening in Zanu-PF at the moment. With what is happening in the ruling party as top officials trade word and invective - verbal leather - all other activities in...

by Tichaona Zindoga

MP Tshinga Dube, there is a big difference between telling a girl-child to preserve her virginity and empowering her to be self

09 February 2016 | 2065 Views
In our effort to empower our girl-children in one way or the other, our comments should be practical and not insult the already insulted girl-children who would have endured rape and serious sex abuse...

by Nomazulu Thata

Of Mugabe, Gukurahundi, UN veto, Secretary Moon, South Korea and North Korea missile defience

09 February 2016 | 2141 Views
Last week President Mugabe threatened UN Secretary General that Africa will walk out en mass if the AU's demands for two permanent seats on the UN Security Council complete with veto powers are not me...

by Patrick Guramatunhu

Silly season for Didymus Mutasa

09 February 2016 | 3561 Views
Inasmuch as laws are like sausages which most of us would not want to witness their manufacturing, the same goes with democratic processes which certainly involve the toleration of a plurality of idio...

by Morgan Ngomwa

Temba Mliswa has no agenda

09 February 2016 | 2245 Views
The former ZANU PF Mashonaland West chairperson Temba Mliswa expresses admiration and envy for the leadership qualities of President Robert Mugabe. His attempts at slighting President Mugabe's economi...

by Stewart Murewa

Tsvangirai's MDC risks losing relevance

09 February 2016 | 1519 Views
THE turn of the century saw the emergence of a new-fangled and red-hot political opposition. The new party, with a strong labour backing, could be described earnestly as a total package; it had it all...

by Learnmore Zuze

Economic reforms will repair engine, GPA reforms will fix brakes and get a sober driver too

09 February 2016 | 903 Views
One of the outstanding features of our economic and political crisis is seen it coming but for the last 20 years at least we have been powerless to stop it because we lost the power to a meaningful sa...

by Nomusa

Mugabe the feminist?

08 February 2016 | 2261 Views
Farai Sevenzo considers whether the best way to empower women could be to let them make their own decisions about their bodies.Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe recently left the stage as cha...

by Farai Sevenzo

Drought to wipe out elephant population - Minister

08 February 2016 | 1094 Views
Minister of Environment, Water and Climate, Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri has raised fears that  Zimbabwe's elephant population and several animals could be wiped out due to drought.Elephant p...

by Thobekile Zhou

What’s the name of that Chronicle cartoonist again?

08 February 2016 | 1885 Views
What’s the name of that Chronicle cartoonist again? For at least two days, Zimbabweans were involved in heated social media exchanges - some of them very personal, bitter and abusive, over a cartoon...

by Mxolisi Ncube

1987 Unity Accord was an ideal union

08 February 2016 | 1513 Views
The recent false claim by Andrew Nyati, a ZAPU secretary for mobilization and organization that the 1987 Unity Accord was a mistake should not be given an ear as it depicts the level of political medi...

by Chido Chikuni

ZANU PF's perpetual excuses are a clear sign of failure

08 February 2016 | 1120 Views
In any given environment, success is measured by one's ability to deliver, in spite of any challenges faced along the way; as the inability to deliver by proffering excuses - no matter how understanda...

by Tendai Ruben Mbofana

Musewe offers imaginary boom by 'assumed visionary' leaders to entice us away from GPA reforms

08 February 2016 | 938 Views
If I had to name the greatest challenge of our generation since Zimbabwe attained her independence in 1980 then, without a moment's hesitation, it is our failure to stop Mugabe imposing this corrupt a...

by Wilbert Mukori

Zanu betrayed 87 Greenland farmers in Beatrice

08 February 2016 | 1338 Views
14 Years after seizing commercial farms from farmers who were producing a lot of food, Zanu is evicting those same people whom they gave farms.This shows that Zanu doesn't care about people's ...

by Sikhumbuzo Moyo

President has ruined people's lives and killed their dreams

07 February 2016 | 2804 Views
I seldom read poorly-written newspapers like The Sunday Mail, but today I had the misfortune of coming across it's 10 January 2016 issue, where, whilst flipping through the paper's sycophantic pages, ...

by Tendai Ruben Mbofana

Reminescing the Zhii era

07 February 2016 | 541 Views
One of the pioneers of the armed struggle that freed blacks in this country from colonial bondage was Clark Mpofu (CM) an ex-Zipra combatant. Sunday News Correspondent, Dumisani Sibanda (DS), ...

by Clark Mpofu

Chimurenga II Chronicles: Real love or Smith's grand plan?

07 February 2016 | 578 Views
Last week, Noel Chikanya whose Chimurenga name was Roy Mudzingwa spoke about the clashes between Zapu and Zanu during the formatives days of the country's liberation struggle.He narrated how i...

by Munyaradzi Huni and Tendai Manzvanzvike

'Religion is one no matter the faith'

07 February 2016 | 384 Views
MOSLEMS and Christians should work together as one family as they are creations of the same Almighty Father (Peace Be Upon Him), an Islamic leader has said.Sheikh Al-Hajj M K Jula said this on...

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ZAPU Vice-President resigns

06 February 2016 | 3138 Views
The Vice President of the Zimbabwe African People's Union (ZAPU) Ms. Emilia Mukaratirwa has resigned.Ms. Mukaratirwa took the drastic step because she had planned not to stand at the party con...

by Dr. Strike Mkandla

Musewe the truth is Mugabe is Don Quixote on 'pink face' charge to hide misrule

06 February 2016 | 2418 Views
Comrade Vince Musewe set out to tell the President and the nation at large the truth as to why Africa and Zimbabwe in particular was in such a political and economic mess in his article "If the truth ...

by Patrick Guramatunhu

No more other Gukurahundi 2, abduction and killings to come ZAPU is protecting its citizens

06 February 2016 | 2358 Views
In Zimbabwe there is this thing called fear among the citizens.Most citizens don't like Zanu but they were intimidated during war of liberation till today and now intimidation is the only thing they f...

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Zim woman stabs, kills hubby in SA

06 February 2016 | 9460 Views
Please note that Bulawayo24 does not edit WhatsApp updates. We publish them as sent by our readers and we do not disclose the sender's telephone number....

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'To put the world to order, put nation . . . self to order first,' advised Confucius Mugabe better listen and learn

06 February 2016 | 2025 Views
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall," said Confucius, the Chinese sage who died in 479 BC. Many would argue that it was his teaching and many others like who...

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My appeal to President Robert Mugabe

05 February 2016 | 2146 Views
President Robert Mugabe is presiding over a population of about 20 million people. 14 million of these are resident here in Zimbabwe and another disgruntled 6 million living as economic refugees all o...

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Mukwazhe is a political comedy

05 February 2016 | 1039 Views
At times it's not necessary to respond to some statements that some nonentities vomit in the newspapers. I read in the newspaper of some political comedians going by the names Kisinoti Mukwazhe and Mo...

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Zimbabwe's Future Football Philosophy and Style

05 February 2016 | 864 Views
Since independence Zimbabwe football have evolved from foreign coach to foreign coach with little success in Afcon. Our football became of age in the late 90s when Reinhard Fabisch was ap...

by Lord Morris Kakunguwo

Zanu PF is imploding and Mugabe is desperate to stop it with a peace offer and a coup de grace!

05 February 2016 | 2875 Views
If anyone thought kicking out of Mai Mujuru and her supporters on the new and spurious charge of "factionalism" in 2014 would end the infighting in the party events on the ground have proved them wron...

by Patrick Guramatunhu

If the truth be said Mr President

05 February 2016 | 1955 Views
Africa can never rise economically or otherwise until we address our political systems some of which remain exclusive and despotic and are therefore contrary to the systems which have resulted in the ...

by Vince Musewe

NGOs must stick to their mandate

05 February 2016 | 655 Views
We are not lost to the immense contributions being made by Non-Governmental Organizations in Zimbabwe. Since independence, NGOs have incredibly assisted in the humanitarian field and the socio-economi...

by John Sigauke

Chamisa stop being a hypocrite

05 February 2016 | 1860 Views
The recent claim by MDC-T Kuwadzana East MP, Nelson Chamisa that funds meant for by-elections should be channeled towards paying civil servants' bonuses should not be tolerated but dismissed with due ...

by Sibusiso Ndlamini

ZPP Report: A lie cannot live

05 February 2016 | 860 Views
The observation by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, a German philosopher of the early enlightenment was on the nose. Hegel said: "We learn from history that we do not learn from history."The Zim...

by Tafara Shumba

Forecast: Bank failure to hit Africa

04 February 2016 | 1225 Views
AFRICA, through drastic banking sector overhauling initiatives may indeed recover all, including her debased economy and soon turn around her fortunes to become the world's fastest growing economy, al...

by Maxwell Teedzai - Southern Africa Political Analyst

Zimbabwe: China's newest eco-political harbor dispossessing western influence in Africa

04 February 2016 | 1299 Views
To China, Zimbabwe is China's newest colonial harbor while to the United States, Zimbabwe is the United States' newest threat to its US-Africa imperialistic agenda. Cecil John Rhodes succeeded in bloc...

by Maxwell Teedzai - Political Analyst

Open Letter: Chronicle cartoonist must resign

04 February 2016 | 1907 Views
We write in reference to a cartoon by the Chronicle cartoonist Musapenda on the Chronicle of 4 February 2016. We need to put it on record that whilst appreciating that Musapenda as an art...

by Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights

People First: Memory is a hermeneutic matter

04 February 2016 | 2937 Views
"To the injustice committed in our name we must not add the injustice of forgetting," so said German historian, Hannah Vogt, who is also author of top-selling book, The Burden of Guilt - A short histo...

by Mxolisi Ncube

Mugabe's paranoia disturbing

04 February 2016 | 2925 Views
The recent arrest of Zimbabwe's Prosecutor General Johannes Tomana, on accusations of allowing for the granting of bail for two men accused of intending to bomb Mugabe's dairy, brings back the debate ...

by Peace Marangwanda

Mpilo,UBH inflicting pain on Mthwakazi

04 February 2016 | 1999 Views
 Mthwakazi Republic Party is seriously concerned with the manner in which the Ministry of Health and Child welfare is conducting business at Mpilo and United Bulawayo Hospitals  especially t...

by Mthwakazi Republic Party Statement

Zanu-PF in opposition to itself

04 February 2016 | 1054 Views
NOW that the opposition monster that rose at the dawn of the 21st Century has in every sense of the word imploded into irreversible self-destruction, it appears Zanu-PF cannot thrive without the once ...

by Reason Wafawarova

Doctors to vote on strike action - if the situation does not demand it then nothing will

03 February 2016 | 1030 Views
"Zimbabwe's doctors are voting on whether or not to stage a full-fledged strike, over salaries. Doctors started casting their vote yesterday, with the majority said to be in favour of a strike," repor...

by Wilbert Mukori

Open Letter to the Education Department of Zimbabwe

03 February 2016 | 1917 Views
We are parents and residents of Lupane district, writing this letter with a deep concern over the decline in the quality of Ndebele as a language at some of our Primary schools. We have watched over t...

by Lupane District Communities

Nothing can jolts President Mugabe

03 February 2016 | 1923 Views
The First Lady Dr Amai Grace Mugabe spent most of her time last year going around the country meeting various people in which she ended up addressing multitudes of people who gathered to meet her duri...

by John Mukumbo

President Mugabe's UN Security Reform stance laudable

03 February 2016 | 943 Views
Some private media houses have chosen to ignore the good work that President Robert Mugabe did as the AU Chairperson only to shame themselves by saying that his big brother stature is what makes the A...

by John Mukumbo

Reform UN first, Bob Crooker

03 February 2016 | 925 Views
International politics if followed carefully, will make one realize the West have no place for Africans in their definition of humanity. This approach is characterized by perpetual bulldozing of their...

by Morgan Ngomwa

Coalition of political parties a sham

03 February 2016 | 863 Views
The current goings on in the MDC movement are tragic, shocking and epochal. The demise of the MDC, as we know it, is a tremendous loss to the Zimbabwean political landscape. Deductive reasoning shows ...

by Stewart Murewa

Unpacking Jonathann Moyo - George Charamba tiff

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KENT - The latest episode in Zanu-PF's intriguing drama in the battle to succeed President Robert Mugabe involves two men blessed with the gift of the garb, Professor Jonathan Moyo and George Charamba...

by Alex T. Magaisa
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