The Standard http://www.thestandard.co.zw Zimbabwe's Leading Sunday Newspaper Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:53:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Council offside on chicken-run ban http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/03/03/council-offside-chicken-run-ban-2/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/03/03/council-offside-chicken-run-ban-2/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:53:55 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720928864 Harare City Council has misfired in its call for the banning of chicken-run projects in a bid to restore order and bring noise levels down in residential areas.

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Picalilly just can’t pass the test http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/03/03/picalilly-just-cant-pass-test/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/03/03/picalilly-just-cant-pass-test/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:46:20 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720928912 Zimbabwean bred Picalilly just can’t pass the test, and trainer — Alyson Wright — is wondering what she has to do to make her three-year-old do so. By Michael Kariati […]

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Zimbabwean signs two-and-half-year contract with Ipswich Town http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/03/03/zimbabwean-signs-two-half-year-contract-ipswich-town/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/03/03/zimbabwean-signs-two-half-year-contract-ipswich-town/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:41:07 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720928892 England-born Zimbabwean midfielder Kundai Benyu has signed a two-and-half-year professional contract with English Championship side Ipswich Town. Staff writer/Mailonline The 17-year-old midfielder has impressed regularly for Ipswich U21s this season […]

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Mugabe, Mandela approached post-war periods differently http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/03/01/mugabe-mandela-approached-post-war-periods-differently/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/03/01/mugabe-mandela-approached-post-war-periods-differently/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 06:00:52 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720928913 Leon Hartwell makes a comparison of South Africa’s former President Nelson Mandela and President Robert Mugabe in his article, The Democrat and the Dictator: Comparing Nelson Mandela and Robert Mugabe. […]

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91 beasts, an elephant at Mugabe birthday http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/03/01/91-beasts-elephant-mugabe-birthday/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/03/01/91-beasts-elephant-mugabe-birthday/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 06:00:16 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720928945 Thousands of people were yesterday treated to a lavish party in Victoria Falls to mark President Robert Mugabe’s 91st birthday where he was hero-worshipped and urged to rule until he […]

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MDC-T in financial dire straits http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/03/01/mdc-t-financial-dire-straits/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/03/01/mdc-t-financial-dire-straits/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 04:00:49 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720928896 THE Morgan Tsvangirai-led MDC party’s financial position remains dire as it struggles to fund its programmes, barely five months after a new leadership was elected at its October congress. BY […]

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Carelse-Juul’s ‘Dream Team’ memories http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/03/01/carelse-juuls-dream-team-memories/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/03/01/carelse-juuls-dream-team-memories/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 03:00:58 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720928904 Zimbabwean football may have had its pitfalls — serious ones at that — but it sure has had its romantic moments too. BY MICHAEL MADYIRA The latest Cinderella moment was […]

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Debts amnesty should be inclusive: Senator http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/03/01/debts-amnesty-inclusive-senator/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/03/01/debts-amnesty-inclusive-senator/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 03:00:58 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720928872 A Bulawayo Senator has urged government to come up with strategies to bail out poor people struggling to clear debts at various banking and lending institutions in the same manner […]

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Banks’ failure reverse liberalisation gains http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/03/01/banks-failure-reverse-liberalisation-gains/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/03/01/banks-failure-reverse-liberalisation-gains/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 03:00:57 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720928886 The liberalisation of the financial sector in Zimbabwe was an integral part of the Economic Structural Adjustment Programme (Esap), a programme which was introduced by the government in 1991. Nesbert […]

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Zimbabwe needs fresh leadership http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/03/01/zimbabwe-needs-fresh-leadership/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2015/03/01/zimbabwe-needs-fresh-leadership/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 03:00:56 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720928878 VICTORIA FALLS starts returning to normal today after the hoopla associated with President Robert Mugabe’s 91st birthday that attracted thousands of people to the resort town. Opinion with Chipo Masara […]

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