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Author...Nomazulu Thata

Alternative Marshall Plan mit Africa

By Nomazulu Thata The EU Marshall Plan with Africa is the buzzword and future music in Germany today that is caring currency in the incumbent government of CDU/CSU and this idea could be recognized as a basis to redefine foreign aid to Africa. Aid in Africa was meant to alleviate poverty on the continent, but

US President Joe Biden

Now Is The Time For US To Reset Relations With Zimbabwe

Marc Holtzman Africa’s role in global affairs is only going to grow in the coming decades, given that by 2050, Africa will account for 25 per cent of the world’s population. There is no better time for the United States to reset relations with a foreign country than at the change of an administration. While

Zim Should Undertake Training Programmes In Poverty Alleviation

By Melody Mlilo In 2020, China announced proudly to the world that it had managed to lift its people from poverty. This is a feat that is remarkable, and closes off 40 years of hard work, accelerated under the leadership of President Xi Jinping. The eradication of poverty by China is a global first, which

Pride Mkono

Beyond Rhetoric; Towards Strategic Refocus Of The Democratisation Agenda: A Think Paper On Zimbabwe Opposition

By Pride Mkono Abstract Since the coup of November 2017, Zimbabwe has been faced with the intensification and consolidation of authoritarianism which is actively closing the democratic space, reversing democratic gains and seeking to annihilate the opposition. Simultaneously, the opposition’s own contradictions have deepened and are spiraling out of control to the point of almost

Author: Nomazulu Thata

Drawing Parallels Between Bitter Election Losers Khupe And Trump

By Nomazulu Thata Is it even possible to make such comparisons between Madam Thokozani Khupe and Donald Trump regarding the shenanigans of the two politicians’ elections defeat? Yes, it is possible; this is a global village whose stories are caught on social media with great exuberating and excitement. On NewZimbabwe.com social media there was an

Luke Tamborinyoka

Looking The Beast In The Eye

Central government at the epicentre  of the challenges facing local authorities By Luke Tamborinyoka Introduction Today is Christmas day, the day we celebrate the birth of the Son of Man, our Lord Jesus Christ. It is  a day that is supposed to be a day of love, unity, togetherness and celebration. A day that families

Tapiwanashe Chiriga

Zinasu Commemorates Unity Day In A Divided Country

By Tapiwanashe Chiriga Thirty-three years ago on this day, the country’s then two major political parties signed an agreement that has since been named the Unity Accord to end the violent, brutal, genocidal and savage massacre of Zimbabwean citizens mostly from the western half of the country by the government of Robert Mugabe. The Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Millions Now Denied Right To Education

By Thandekile Moyo In January 2020, teachers in Zimbabwe did not go back to work when schools opened. They said they were incapacitated, they did not have transport money to go to and from work and they did not have any money to buy meals to eat at work. They also said they could not

Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona: Obituary – Argentina’s flawed football icon

BBC Dazzling, infamous, extraordinary, genius, outrageous. Diego Maradona. A flawed football icon. One of the game’s most gifted players, the Argentine boasted a rare combination of flair, flamboyance, vision and speed which mesmerised fans. He also outraged supporters with his controversial ‘Hand of God’ goal and plunged into a mire of drug abuse and personal

Crisis Coalition commends SADC Troika move on Mozambique, DRC

Statement by CiZC The Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition, an umbrella body of civic society organisations in Zimbabwe, commends the move by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to convene an Extraordinary Organ Troika Summit to discuss emerging peace and security issues in the region. The meeting will be held in Gaborone, Botswana on November 27,

Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube

Non-monetary incentives the way to go

By Petros Manyuchwa The face-off between government and its workers over salaries has protracted to a magnitude that it’s now threatening the realisation of the national vision. The new political dispensation committed itself to transforming Zimbabwe into an upper middle income economy. That vision is only realisable if all hands are put on the deck