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Bernard Chiketo

Bernard Chiketo is a Zimbabwean journalist with more than 10 years experience. He has reported extensively on health, children, environmental, political and women’s issues in Zimbabwe. He has also been doing health communications for over a dozen local organizations covering reproductive health and HIV and AIDS interventions at community level gaining insight into how Sub-saharan African economies and politics impacts on the life of ordinary people

Bernard Chiketo

Zimbabwe worries about RENAMO war threats

Dec 21, 2012 0

Physically, the boundaries are glaring, though justification for their exact placements is less so.  Socio-cultural distinctions between the people are even more blurred, where they exist. Along the Zimbabwe – Mozambique border, most differences have always been superficial as the ...

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Mutambara’s devilish fight for political survival

Dec 19, 2012 0

Zimbabwe’s government has been operating with the precision and predictability of a hunting escapade of a three-headed-monster – each of the two heads with a mind of its own and the third with a severe dual personality disorder. President Robert ...

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Zimbabwe panics over Mugabe fight back vow

Dec 19, 2012 1

President Robert Mugabe’s call for his party to fight back for electoral victory like a wounded beast at the end of his Zanu – PF party’s national congress has triggered panic across the nation, reopening old wounds. The message given ...

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Zimbabweans stealing from prisoners

Dec 10, 2012 0

There is a shaming paradox to Zimbabwean criminality. Music piracy is exposing an ugly caricature of the country’s justice system as a hot gospel musical production by inmates in Manicaland is grossing thousands for pirates across the Zimbabwe. Manicaland School ...

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Zimbabwe’s apostolic sect – a curse to women

Dec 10, 2012 0

Entering Noah Taguta’s homestead, Johanne Marange Apostolic Church’s High Priest, there is neither telling how many wives he has or who among the female folk you will meet is his wife, daughter or granddaughter. This also goes for many of his ...

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Mugabe’s party infighting disrupting constitution making process

Sep 8, 2012 0

ZANU – PF factional disputes-inspired 266 unilateral amendments to a completed and signed tripartite Constitution Parliament Select Committee (COPAC) negotiated draft charter have halted Zimbabwe’s constitutional making process, said a COPAC Co-Chairperson Speaking during a Press Club meeting in the ...

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Zimbabwean town chocking river with excrete

Sep 7, 2012 0

Sitting at the head of a freshwater stream on which downstream communities depend has responsibilities Zimbabwe eastern border town of Mutare, the country’s fourth most densely populated city, is flaunting with abandon. While excreting into a neighbour’s fresh water supply ...

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Zimbabwe’s child labour cartels

Aug 28, 2012 4

Being provided only with home-made sandals cobbled from worn-out tyres and canvas aprons for their protection razor-sharp tea stumps slash their legs as tea plantations exploit their determination to get an education through an ill-defined Earn and Learn programme at ...

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