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Let’s orange the world and help eradicate violence against women.

TOO EMBARRASSED TO SHARE, BUT BECAUSE I CARE WILL SHARE IT INSTEAD!!#16DaysofActivism

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LIFE HACK: VOTER APATHY & WHY IT IS A PROBLEM

So many issues affect students, yet a few cast votes effectively surrendering power and overall decision making to a small student segment

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OF WHAT USE ARE OUR DEGREES THEN?

by Sineke Sibanda I’m so thrilled that for one of the few times as a country we have been able to construct or rather fix another road other than the common patches that we are used to, when patching potholes which make it hell to drive on anyway. Keep it up minister Joram Gumbo, you […]

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Father’s Day Is Not for Single Mothers

Whatever the reason a mother finds herself a single mom, being celebrated on Father’s Day is ludicrous and makes as little sense as a single father being recognized on Mother’s Day.

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DAY OF THE AFRICAN CHILD IN ZIMBABWE OVERSHADOWED BY POLITICS AND ECONOMIC CRISIS

by Nomathemba Zondo | NUST-ZW As I write this piece today, I feel that we as a country and our media have failed to fully commemorate this year’s day of the African Child. Politics and economic crisis have turned to overshadow the day of the African Child. It is because of the dire economic situation […]

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RSA IS NOT BURNING: IN DEFENSE OF THE COUNTRY’S NATIONAL AGENDA

by Buyile Sangolekhaya Matiwane | Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) Observers of the current affairs discourse in this country could be forgiven for thinking that South Africa is totally bereft of hope and that the state is on the brink of collapse. The dominant views emerging out of this one sided discourse are those […]

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OF STUDENTS PROTESTS: ZIMBABWE vs SOUTH AFRICA

Budding writers from universities in South Africa give us the
perspective of a foreign and local student respectively on the student protests that have set 8 universities ablaze in the last 10 months.

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Zimbabwe and the culture of silence

POWER IS NOT GIVEN IT IS TAKEN! Zimbabwe is a country that has been living on borrowed time for quite a while. Having temporarily been resuscitated from a near collapse in 2008 when all the socio-economic and political systems failed you would have thought the people learnt a lesson or two. A lesson that silence […]

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WHAT ADVICE? I AM AT UNIVERSITY!

  By Crispen Rateiwa| @ndakangwarisa It was a long day in class. The lecturer, Mrs Dube, threw jokes here and there to illicit attention from us. I had the shock of my life when she announced her decision to divide the class along gender lines. “I want to have an exclusive boys’ session. I want a little […]

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Food for thought

“If you need a helping hand, you will find one at the end of your arm” TAFADZWA TAM’SANQA MHEPOH