Opinion & Editorials

Opinion & Editorials

by Arthur Mutambara Does Section 96 (2) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe apply to our current unelected Vice-Presidents? Did Vice-President Kembo Mohadi quote the wrong section of the ...

By Lovemore Madhuku The question, does section 96(2) of the Constitution apply to resignations of Vice-Presidents? has arisen in the following situation: After the resignation of Vice-President Kembo ...

By Emmanuel Zvada The past two years have proven that the world can change in a short space of time. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many disruptions, recovering ...

AS Africa emerges from its second wave of COVID-19, one thing is clear: having officially clocked up more than 3,8 million cases and more than 100 000 deaths, ...

YESTERDAY, the world celebrated International Women’s Day under the campaign theme #ChooseToChallenge. The day is quite significant as women challenge gender inequalities and stereotypes that confront them on ...

By Admire Maparadza Dube Stock markets have, for long, been viewed as those hallowed places where people in suits interact on financial terms for some economic benefit to ...

BY PETER MAKWANYA Recently, Zimbabwe has been experiencing heavy downpours in most parts of the country. The rains have come as a blessing to the rain-starved citizens including ...

BY TAPIWA GOMO Sometimes you wonder if there are people who still believe that elections will change the fortunes of a country such as Zimbabwe. But again, political ...
COVID-19 tests u-turn

A FUNCTIONING democracy must have clearly laid down separation of roles within the three arms of State — the Executive, the Legislature and the Judiciary. These three arms ...

BY ALEX T MAGAISA Back in 1999, Russia’s prosecutor general was a man called Yuri Skuratov. He was launching an investigation into government corruption when things literally fell ...

WE live in uncertain times where the COVID-19 continues to infect and affect people around us. Leading in uncertainty takes the sixth sense and creative intuitive abilities. Change ...

ON Thursday, the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries published its Manufacturing Sector Survey for 2020. The report was quite refreshing for a country long used to decades of economic ...

By Paballo Chauke EVERYONE deserves all kinds of love; however, not receiving it does not make me any less worthy of being human. What is love? How do ...

Stir The Pot: Paidamoyo Muzulu ZIMBABWE sets its own standards. It is not bound by international norms. This is the age of making our own reality. In the ...

MANY have questions concerning the hereafter. Is there hope after death? A considerable number want to know if there is an existence or life after the grave. If ...

The district administration of Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama has installed GPS tracking devices on vehicles of Municipal Committees besides Geo tagging of collection and dumping sites to ensure ...

IN the history of mankind, land has been at the centre of conflict and war. In Zimbabwe, land was the prime reason the black majority waged the liberation ...

BY PHILLAN ZAMCHIYA I ARGUE for a moratorium on the continued rise of large-scale acquisitions of customary land for private ”investments“ in the marginalised rural areas of Zimbabwe ...

Zimbabwe has long struggled with crippling power outages, some of which can last up to 18 hours a day. The cuts have been especially hard on the country’s ...

BY PARSA ERFANI/ EUGENE RICHARDSON/ JASON HICKEL THE global COVID-19 vaccine rollout is creating a “vaccine apartheid”. As of February 24, 2021, approximately 216 million people had been ...

BY VERITAS Nearly a year ago the government announced its plans for large-scale commercial lucerne production, a substantial area of communal land in the Chiredzi district. The announcement ...

EARLY last year, a French doctor caused controversy when he proposed that vaccines for the COVID-19 pandemic be tried on Africans because they lack masks and other personal ...

I CONCUR with the view that the appointment or removal of a vice-presidents is not a matter of national importance. Such matters are Zanu PF internal processes which ...

CORRUPTION in Zimbabwe is best explained by the lack of development across all social and economic strata. Zimbabwe is endowed with wealth which if well-exploited, very few if ...

As the world marks International Women’s Day in the middle of a global pandemic, one stark fact is clear: the COVID-19 crisis has a woman’s face. António Guterres ...

Many urban dwellers have suffered depression, collective hysteria and pervasive feelings of hopelessness and desperation following the demolition of their houses. Of late, anxiety, fear, stress and panic ...

THE call by tobacco farmers for fair treatment this marketing season deserves immediate consideration by authorities, particularly the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), given that tobacco earnings are ...

THE artist and activist elaborates on her work and the intricate, necessary relationship between her artistic production and political action in Zimbabwe. The last week of July 2020 ...

Beijing: Two separate studies conducted by Chinese researchers have found that malnutrition has been rising in China’s far western region of Xinjiang, media reports said. Malnutrition has been ...

Elections remain the only viable way in which people in Africa can peacefully and democratically choose, change and hold to account their political leaders. If only it were ...