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Chamboko, MDC-T mythical 'huge following' is as relevant as granny's lice to cattle count

"True, MDC-T is the biggest opposition movement today, nobody can contest that. It is also true that the MDC has a huge following," you said. I contest that on two grounds: - MDC-...Read more

Chamboko, MDC-T mythical 'huge following' is as relevant as granny's lice to cattle count

28 April 2016 | 682 Views
"True, MDC-T is the biggest opposition movement today, nobody can contest that. It is also true that the MDC has a huge following," you said. I contest that on two grounds: - MDC-...

by Patrick Guramatunhu

Tsvangirai should join coalition at own peril

28 April 2016 | 1965 Views
There was much hullabaloo in the past weeks over the issue of a grand coalition of opposition parties. Political analysts and most opposition politicians were riding behind the idea that MDC-T leader ...

by Paidamoyo Chaitezvi

Sanctions on Zim: US ambassador reading from the hardcover

28 April 2016 | 1675 Views
The United States Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Peter Harry Thomas (Jr)'s recent public denial that the sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe by his country were not affecting ordinary citizens  but were only ...

by Mukachana Hanyani

MDC-T fuels corruption in local authorities

28 April 2016 | 1191 Views
The move taken by the MDC-T leadership recently to influence the MDC-T-run Harare City Council to block a forensic audit of some Harare City Council-owned companies by the Auditor-General-appointed Pr...

by John Mukumbo

Despite the discord, coalition is Zimbabwe's only hope

28 April 2016 | 1243 Views
"I would rather fight it alone : Tsvangirai" was a notable headline on one of the publications in the last few days. MDC leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, is said to have voiced that his experience of the GN...

by Moses Chamboko

The IMF cannot save Zimbabweans

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Without fundamental political and economic reforms and the emergence of an inclusive democracy in Zimbabwe, no lasting economic solution can be found no matter how much money the IMF may throw at the ...

by Vince Musewe

'Rhodies part of Badza, Nhari rebellion'

28 April 2016 | 1025 Views
ON Independence day, the Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander General Constantine Guveya Chiwenga was tough talking, and in his interview with The Herald, he collapsed the country's historical, military ...

by Hildegarde The Arena

Uncle Sam has no right to preach on human rights

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It is confounding why the US continues to pose as the faultless global policeman and to author reports such as the one released last week titled, "the US 2015 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices...

by Gwinyai Mutongi

Kasukuwere home burnt down - Photos

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23/04/2016, 08:22 - byo24-subscriber_2721: Saviour Kasukuwere's home in Mt Darwin that was burnt down in My Darwin in a suspected arson attack...

by Concerned Citizen

Help me find my father 'Hlongwane'

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Dear Bulawayo24 News my name is Mduduzi I'm born in Tsholotsho koMakhazi in Dubani village my mom is Salu Tshuma. In 1972 my mom met with a man by the surname of Hlongwane while she was marrie...

by Mduduzi Hlongwane

Lupane State University lecturers go for two months without pay

27 April 2016 | 1637 Views
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Open Letter: VP Mphoko salvage us from the National Pledge

27 April 2016 | 2349 Views
Baba Mphoko, I greet you in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Allow me Honorable Vice President to write to you today first as a son (because you are from my region and in my region anyone...

by Sibangilizwe Madlela

Mnangagwa calls on all to fight corruption - case of new broom sweeping clean or what

27 April 2016 | 1301 Views
New brooms sweep clean! There is no doubt that VP Mnangagwa is trying his best to portray himself as a new broom that sweeps clean – as contrast to President Mugabe's corrupt, incompetent and failed...

by Patrick Guramatunhu

Julius Malema, leave the drama to Morgan Tsvangirai!

27 April 2016 | 3778 Views
The heat is on in South Africa. Things have been moving far too heady in that country, politically and economically. President Jacob Zuma of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) is seen as the m...

by Tichaona Zindoga

Mnangagwa has delivered KO on Mugabe and G40 but only to inherit poisoned chalice

27 April 2016 | 5774 Views
As soon as Grace Mugabe returned from her extended Christmas Holiday in Singapore last year she got her G40 factional team together and she took up her meet the rallies from where she had left off. Th...

by Wilbert Mukori

SA ConCourt ruling on Nkandlagate - Zimbabwe should transform to a fully Constitutional Democracy

27 April 2016 | 1817 Views
The South African Constitutional Court made a land mark ruling on Nkandla case fews weeks ago. By and large this episode donated a golden opportunity for us as Zimbabweans to introspect, ruminate and ...

by Wilton Nyasha Machimbira, Political Scientist

Zanu Mugabe distortions, half-truths and misrepresentations must be stopped

27 April 2016 | 1848 Views
The hope that a sector of the population can rise over and above people voice and representation, irrespective of sacrifices and contributions, runs contrary to values of democratic norms and must be ...

by Andrew M Manyevere

Mthwakazi: Setting the record

27 April 2016 | 2130 Views
On the another note; we the people of Mthwakazi we are hundreds percent at faulty for the predicament we r in.When we revived ZAPU we were hoping that it will solve the plight of the Mthwakazi...

by Khohliso Maqhoba.

Is Ujamaa a replication of Zambian humanism? - Part three

26 April 2016 | 1507 Views
Traits in the philosophy of Ujamaa that could be solutions for Zimbabwe's diverse ethnic and race relations  The philosophy of Ujamaa and the Zambi...

by Nomazulu Thata

A Level: Daily Divinity Questions and Answers with Dingani Witness

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QN " More than any figure he ,kept Yahweh worship alive in Israel".In your view is this more true of Samuel or Elijah.To what extent do Zimbabwean prophets keep...

by Dingani Witness

Fossils and oil barons - a tragedy in Africa!

26 April 2016 | 1696 Views
Since the beginning of industrial revolution. Africa has been at the receiving end of the effects of bad energy culture and use. The introduction of automobile industries, production industries and th...

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Excellent service delivery key in local municipalities

26 April 2016 | 1752 Views
Service delivery is an essential function in the relation between local municipalities and citizens. Therefore, it is important to realize that citizens are customers who need excellent service delive...

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Temba Mliswa has no agenda

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The former ZANU PF Mashonaland West chairperson Temba Mliswa once expressed admiration and envy for the leadership qualities of President Robert Mugabe. His current attempts at slighting President Mug...

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MDC-T March follow up

26 April 2016 | 4235 Views
After the hullabaloo that accompanied the successful protest march by the MDC-T, what's next? That is a question that I have been asking myself two weeks after Harare's CBD was painted red. Some say i...

by David Hwangwa

Dr Enrico Sibanda dares to be different

26 April 2016 | 1828 Views
When Dr Enrico Sibanda was convicted of a crime as a juvenile while still in high school and was sent to Hwawha Juvenile Prison, his hopes and aspirations of caring for his ageing grandmother were sha...


Thriving goat project at Sankonjana

26 April 2016 | 1767 Views
IT took the combination of technical support from a non-governmental Organisation (NGO) and indigenous knowledge to transform the fortunes of Meli Nyathi through his goat rearing project. Today he boa...

by Pathisa Nyathi

Tapfumaneyi is an egocentric fool, G40 'disrespect' of war vets is not a national threat

25 April 2016 | 2971 Views
The greatest threat to this nation's very survival today is the worsening economic meltdown. It is a great pity that President Mugabe failed to address this threat during his last meeting with the war...

by Patrick Guramatunhu

Paul Siwela poses a serious national security threat

25 April 2016 | 4577 Views
I was relieved at the news that one of the secessionist group leaders, Fidelis Ncube, better known by his pseudonym and bogus title "General Nandinandi" unceremoniously resigned after the Mthwakazi ca...

by Tendai Chinembiri

Zapu Bulawayo Province On ZITF and Bulawayo's economy

25 April 2016 | 2898 Views
The annual Zimbabwe International Trade Fair to be held here in Bulawayo now brings painful memories of a once thriving economy that made young people dream and see economic visions. Parents would bri...

by Mkhululi Zulu

Of MDC-T demonstrations and violence

25 April 2016 | 3195 Views
In as much as MDC-T is aware of their constitutional right to demonstrate, they should also be quite cognisant of the dangers and effects that are brought about by political violence.Reading t...

by Sibusiso Ndlamini

Mugabe pays war vets' children's fees - more painkillers for gangrenous broken leg!

25 April 2016 | 3560 Views
Ignorance, especially the type that leads one to act against one's own best interests, has to be one of the worst curses to afflict an individual, society and, worst of all, a nation. We are a cursed ...

by Wilbert Mukori

Rape: The untold traumatic effects

25 April 2016 | 1924 Views
RAPE's traumatising effects came to the fore recently when a 12-year-old girl collapsed and immediately developed a mental problem after seeing her rapist. When the poor girl collapsed, she was at a p...

by Melody Baya

Who is the best, Ndoro or Billiat?

24 April 2016 | 2984 Views
JOHANNESBURG - Khama Billiat and Tendai Ndoro surely rank among the hottest players in the Absa Premiership right now.As Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates prepare to meet this evening in t...

by Tinotenda Panashe

The curse of a weak rand

24 April 2016 | 2746 Views
WHILE the multi-currency system has largely been a stabilising factor for Zimbabwe's economy, a strengthening United States dollar against weakening regional currencies has been the bane of the hospit...

by Staff reporter

Harare chaos: Who is to blame?

24 April 2016 | 1958 Views
"When a man always blame another, you can only suspect that he is covering his own flaws," so says the wise.And the statement somewhat typifies the volatile relationship between Harare City Co...

by Staff reporter

Ethnicity and tribalism are highly charged words in contemporary Africa - Part two

23 April 2016 | 2141 Views
Christopher Hitchens's quote: "There is almost no country in Africa where it is not essential to know to which tribe, or which subgroup of which tribe, the president belongs. From this single piece of...

by Nomazulu Thata

Zimbabwe and the death of ethical leadership

23 April 2016 | 2241 Views
When President Mugabe stood in front of fellow citizens at the national heroes' acre last week, offering an apology as to the absence of the first lady from the burial of two national heroines. He tol...

by Lloyd Msipa

Zimbabwe: One side black, the other side bright

23 April 2016 | 2497 Views
I suppose it is called delayed sight. Last week I drew the ire of opposition MDC-T supporters when I raised the self-evident, dead-end scenario that comes with demonstrations, and the fleeting joy tha...

by Nathaniel Manheru

Daily News is back to old love

23 April 2016 | 2751 Views
Yes, it is, and that old love is the MDC-T party, which the Daily News title is almost synonymous with – to the extent of appearing as though they were cousins in an incestuous relationship....

by Staff write

'Mash Central is a one-party province'

23 April 2016 | 2079 Views
Today, Guruve South Constituency in Mashonaland Central Province will hold a by-election for the vacant House of Assembly seat following the expulsion of Chriswell Mutematsaka by the ruling Zanu-PF pa...

by Tichaona Zindoga

Comment on 8000 nursing staff shortage

22 April 2016 | 3043 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....

by Concerned Citizen

I am 'stockholder' of Zimbabwe says Chiwenga - echoes Mugabe did not want to hear

22 April 2016 | 4912 Views
"We are stockholders of the country," said Zimbabwe's Defence Forces Commander General Constantine Chiwenga. "Some are stakeholders. Stakeholders will come and go, but stockholders have nowhere to go,...

by Patrick Guramatunhu

Mutsvangwa it was not only Magamba who were sexually abused Chimbwidos too

22 April 2016 | 4803 Views
"Outspoken Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans' Association chairman Christopher Mutsvangwa is back in the spotlight claiming that Joice Mujuru failed to protect female combatants abused by seni...

by Patrick Guramatunhu

Land reform plausible

22 April 2016 | 2649 Views
The recent comments made by the Renewal Democrats of Zimbabwe leader, Elton Mangoma, that the land reform embarked by the government at the turn of the millennium is irreversible sounds quite plausibl...

by Stewart Murewa

Keeping vote rigging shenanigans is Mugabe's soft political underbelly

21 April 2016 | 2779 Views
Zimbabwe's next elections, set for 2018, will be won and lost on the four main fronts:

 1) Who can amass the most funds

As the incumbent government, Zanu PF will commandeers ...

by Patrick Guramatunhu

Clean Water and Sanitation - What about women and girls in war zones?

21 April 2016 | 2355 Views
For more than three decades Africa has been in serious war challenges due to various political, social and economic reasons. Many people have died in the whole war and cheap military drama. Have we ev...

by Mbizo Chirasha

I sympathise Patson Dzamara

21 April 2016 | 2687 Views
Patson Dzamara, I sympathise with you in your incessant search of the missing heartily brother Itai. I am equally empathetic to the piercing pain in your soul so as every other nationality is feeling ...

by Sparkleford Masiyambiri

War time rebels will constitute ZPF war vets body

21 April 2016 | 4399 Views
Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) leader, Joice Mujuru urged youths during the weekend in her independence speech to shun the million men march being organized by the Zanu PF youths in solidarity with Presi...

by John Sigauke

Go for Clean Energy in Zimbabwe - with Solar civilization

21 April 2016 | 2747 Views
 Everyone who was born some years after and before independence and was born in both the villages , townships and cities understand how forests ended up cleared and how the wildlife has gone inst...

by Mbizo Chirasha

No policy confusion on indigenisation

21 April 2016 | 2662 Views
It dies hard among politicians and political analysts that where ever there is a revolution there is always a counter revolution. The government introduced the Indigenisation and Economic Policy to de...

by Stewart Murewa

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