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Zimbabwe’s January 2020 Letters of the Month

Zimbabwe’s January 2020 Letters of the Month

January 2020 came and it’s now gone, but there are some things that happened in it that really stands out especially in the world of communication.   In this regard, these two letters stood out, a press release from the Zimbabwe Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services and another one, a letter from the Zimbabwe Republic Police addressed to the MDC.     The Zimbabwe Ministry...

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THE ART OF BLURB WRITING

THE ART OF BLURB WRITING

WHEN Longman Zimbabwe (now CPS Publishing) decided to publish my debut novel, The Haunted Trail, sometime in 2005, the company’s then Commissioning Editor, Lorraine Nyamapfene, asked me to write the blurb for the book. Well, let me not speak in tongues and break this down for you so that we are on the same page. ...

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Zimbabwe’s Preparedness for the Corona Virus Questioned while WHO Declares the Pandemic a Global Public Health Emergency

Zimbabwe’s Preparedness for the Corona Virus Questioned while WHO Declares the Pandemic a Global Public Health Emergency

The World Health Organization has declared China’s Corona virus a global emergency following reports that the virus is confirmed to have spread to some other countries raising fears for catastrophic consequences if it gets into countries with less developed health related infrastructure. “I am declaring a public health emergency of international concern over the global...

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Zimbabwe escalates power cuts up to 24 hours

Bloomberg Zimbabwe’s state-owned Zesa Holdings escalated power cuts to as long as 24 hours after losing regional power imports, while local generation capacity remains critically constrained. The power utility has a non-binding agreement to import as much as 400 MW of power from South Africa’s Eskom, which has been unable to meet local demand and...