Opinion & Editorials

Opinion & Editorials

THE drama that unfolded at Waddilove High School in Marondera was informative of the confusion in those that are superintending over the education system in the country. After ...

WHEN a fire gutted her house a few years ago, 36-year-old Tendai Chamboko was badly injured. BY FIDELITY MHLANGA She lost her sight in the inferno. However, she ...

ONE of the most unique characteristics of pigeons is that they live as a couple and mate their entire life. GUEST COLUMN:TAWANDA TAFIRENYIKA They are a monogamous lot. ...

AFRICA as a continent has a very high potential for economic independence and self-sustainability to take care of its citizens without a hassle. GUEST COLUMN: REINFORD KHUMALO From ...

MANY African countries depend on wood for fuel. About 81% of sub-Saharan African households use fuelwood for cooking. This is stoking concerns about the link between fuelwood access, ...

LOW-INCOME countries have been inundated with shortages of resources in many aspects of life. The education and health services are usually the most affected with some people failing ...

THE assumption that we learn from past mistakes apparently does not apply to the Sports and Recreation Commission (SRC) which keeps shooting itself in the foot, no matter ...
COVID-19 tests u-turn

DEAR President Emmerson Mnangagwa, BY TENDAI R. MBOFANA Here are the lamentations of a Zimbabwean. Any oppressor is given the power to oppress by the oppressed. That is ...

“WE are truly apologetic for the chain of events that have taken place over the past few months and we hope that you will have a kind heart ...

THE outcry over the salaries paid by Stanbic Bank to its employees is yet another indicator of the conundrum faced by workers across the spectrum of the Zimbabwean ...
Cybersecurity

The tsunami of cyberattacks and spyware has taken African citizens by surprise, especially when everyone is busy fighting the Covid-19 pandemic. As Zimbabweans took to the internet to ...

THERE has always been speculation that civil servants are deeply involved in Zanu PF politics. Now citizens wonder no more! Do you have a coronavirus story? You can ...

WORLD Aids Day this year finds us immersed in another pandemic — COVID-19. Do you have a coronavirus story? You can email us on: news@alphamedia.co.zw ...

EVERYTHING at the workplace has changed, but what keeps employees motivated and what employers can do to keep employees motivated remains the same. Most people work to earn ...

FIXING an ailing economy such as ours is always going to be a challenge for our politicians. BY TAPIWA GOMO This is not because it is not achievable. ...

THE global economy faces profound uncertainties, particularly in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, faith in the efficacy of international bodies such as the World Trade ...

IT has been one of the bloodiest phases in Zimbabwe since artisanal mining spurted out in the late 1990s, just as the industrial crisis kicked in. Since Wednesday ...

DESPITE wreaking havoc and threatening to tear the earth apart, climate change has inspired action, innovation and creativity. BY PETER MAKWANYA Works of art were created to get ...

Policy inconsistencies Statutory instruments and judgments have been passed to favour policies that support political agendas. This selective application of law means that there is disregard for the ...

THE awarding of licences to six national free-to-air commercial television broadcasting stations last week was received with mixed feelings by Zimbabweans. Many hailed the momentous occasion as unparalled ...

T HE long awaited 2021 National Budget has finally come out and in keeping up with tradition, government has again offered no solutions to the struggling, jobless and ...

I RECENTLY had an interesting talk with a friend of mine about the amount of lies that are told in romantic relationships — lies about children out of ...

IN holding trainings at companies, one thing I get from leaders or managers is that their employees are not motivated. So they ask for the best tips on ...

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ZIMBABWE’s leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in as President on November 24, 2017 to replace Robert Mugabe who was deposed through a military coup. November 24 marked exactly ...

SO much was expected from Finance and Economic Development minister Mthuli Ncube’s 2021 national budget, which was presented yesterday. Yet he delivered very little. Zimbabwe has been badly ...

Participatory budgeting system, if correctly implemented, can be an effective deterrent to fraud and corrupt behavior in local authorities. Local government refers to the provision and maintenance of ...

Anyone who is infected is hospitalised, which helps to enforce isolation, while contacts are isolated at home with the immediate neighbourhood placed under a local lockdown. BY  JIMMY ...
mugabe

Zimbabwe’s late former leader Robert Mugabe stepped down on November 21, 2017, bringing an end to nearly 40 years of iron-fisted rule. His resignation came days after military ...

THE world is being hammered left, right and centre by the notorious coronavirus. Many countries are in trouble at the moment, with Europe going through a more serious ...