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GOING through Zimbabwe’s mainstream media one can be forgiven for failing to realize the country is on the brink of political stagnation or ripe for change. Between now and October 2014 the country has three congresses from the two main…

New Borehole for Epworth Residents.

Epworth is a large, marginalized high density community in Harare whose main challenge has been water. Residents have resorted to sinking wells at their homestead. Overspill residents are overjoyed by the recent drilling of a borehole at their shopping centre…

Urbanites turn to Brick Molding for Survival

As the country’s economy continues on its downturn, multitudes of unemployed people have resorted to the business of molding bricks for survival. This skyrocketing levels of unemployment have led many Zimbabweans to find any legally possible way of surviving.  Brick…

Homeless and Living on the Edge in Harare

As one draws  near the Mbare Musika bus terminus, the sound of groaning and hissing buses start to grow louder and louder.Each time a bus screeches to a stop, a mob of excited vendors outstrip each other racing to the grating…

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Young Gospel Artist, Nechavava, Launches Vibrant “Makomborero Hobho’’ Video

Zimbabwean young and upcoming gospel artist Life Nechavava, also popularly known as “LifeChanging’’ in Gospel music circles, has officially released his second DVD project dubbed Makomborero Hobho. LifeChanging started his musical journey in 2007 at the age of 20 before releasing his…

The Changing Face of Radio Receivers in Zimbabwe

Radio via Stereo or via Mobile Phone? Radio has always been heralded as the most far reaching form of media. It has however undergone many technological changes globally over  the last ten or so years. Zimbabwe not being an exception.Not too…

Mixed Public Views on Botched MP’s China Visit

Recently the mainstream media has carried the story of 27 Zimbabwean Members of Parliament (MPs) who were stranded in China while on a shopping spree.The Zimbabwe Sentinel solicited views from members of the public on how they viewed the incident….

Ambulance Donation Welcomed by Rimbi Community in Chipinge (Development)

Zimbabwe’s decade long economic crisis has crippled the health sector with most rural health centres struggling to provide quality services to the people. However Rimbi Community in Chipinge got some reprieve late last month on 26 June, 2014.  This was after…

Are Private Public Partnerships Working in Zimbabwe?

Since 1980 Zimbabwe has not made any significant investments in infrastructure and the inherited infrastructure from the colonial state has been steadily deteriorating owing to lack of funding to carry out maintenance work. This has been compounded by the fact…

NO MORE FLOCKING TO THE LIBRARY? Books Vs the Internet in Zimbabwe.

It is safe to say the internet has increasingly challenged the importance of  books in the 21st century.  This is because the internet now provides information that was previously the preserve of  books at a much faster rate and in quicker summary….