Rains a blessing, roads a disaster

Bongani Ndlovu, Chronicle Reporter Waterlogging and potholes have made driving a nightmare in Bulawayo, while tyre traders are reporting brisk business. Bulawayo resident Mr Thamsanqa Sibanda was driving his vehicle along Intemba Road from Magwegwe West to Nkulumane yesterday when his car hit a pothole, puncturing two tyres. Mr Sibanda is among many Bulawayo residents […] …
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‘I saw a Rhodesian soldier writhing in agony’

WE continue our interview with Lieutenant-Colonel (Retired) Stanford Moyo, a former Zipra guerilla who trained in the famous Group of 800 at Morogoro in Tanzania and was later deployed for operations in January 1977 in the region later to be code named Northern Front Two (NF2), which covered Lupane, Binga, Nkayi and some parts of […] …
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Zimbabweland is ten years old!

It’s (more or less) the tenth anniversary of Zimbabweland. I had no intention of carrying this on for a decade, but by now there are rather amazingly 433 posts, representing nearly half a million words and cumulatively 450,000 views from … Continue reading → …
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New COVID uncertainties in Zimbabwe

The unfolding drama of the pandemic continues. With a new variant identified in the region (Omicron) thanks to the effective work of South African genomics monitoring, Zimbabwe has been subjected to international travel restrictions. However, despite the global concern about … Continue reading → …
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COP26: Some reflections from Glasgow

The COP26 marathon is finally over and on Saturday the Glasgow Climate Pact was agreed. Over ten pages there is lots of urging, noting, inviting, acknowledging, stressing and so on, but few decisions, beyond agreeing to meet again next year … Continue reading → …
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