Opinion & Editorials

Opinion & Editorials

GOVERNMENT’s continued action of snubbing its workers as it tries to avoid paying what is due to the civil servants is nothing short of folly. ...

WHEN it staged the November 2017 coup, the military was very candid in its statement that the grave action was an effort to “restore Robert Mugabe’s legacy”, a heritage that over time had been reversed by flagging economic conditions. ...

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Zimbabwe telecoms sector has hit the May Day button yet it seems all normal for the average users and those in authority. ...

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For some time now, Zimbabweans have not been able to renew their passports or obtain new ones due to what the Registrar-General’s office has termed ‘an acute shortage of passport paper’. ...

WHATEVER happens to The Gems’ campaign for the Netball World Cup title is now immaterial because of the undying spirit they exhibited during their thrilling Group A match against Northern Ireland on Sunday. ...

IF truth be said, there is no political leader who takes comfort in realising that the people they lead are scrounging for survival. ...

Job-hunting has radically changed. The advent of computer technology has paved way for one to apply for job positions via sites like the Facebook, Linkedin, and Twitter, just to name a few. ...

The book, Two Weeks in November, has helped many of us understand in finer detail the circumstances around the ouster of former President Robert Mugabe through a “bloodless coup” in November 2017. ...

This would immediately send a clear signal to all other markets — prices would fall, inflation would be down to marginal levels in months, income earnings of all ...

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THE call for electoral reforms by the independent elections watchdog, Elections Resource Centre (ERC), could not have come at a more critical time. ...

Your thoughts have the energy, power, and limitless prowess and potential. Your thoughts can even surprise you because of what they can produce. This writer can attest to this. ...

THE Bible has a plan for literally every aspect of our lives. This plan is for our personal benefit and that of society. ...

THE revelation of God is Christ. God came in Jesus Christ. Christianity is the manifestation of the presence of Christ in the believer. I ...

THE Auditor-General’s (AG) Local Authorities Report for 2018 makes for some serious, but disturbing reading. ...

A LOCAL weekly, The Sunday Mail newspaper recently carried a very disturbing story on allegations of sexual abuse of female worshippers by well-known clergyman, Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries founding leader Walter Magaya. ...

To hide a lie, a thousand lies are needed. ...

IN the lead-up to the first global review on progress toward Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, highlights the imperative of tackling growing exclusion and inequality. ...

THE proposed introduction of a free-standing procedure which compels an individual to explain the source of his wealth is a radical development in English law. ...

While ordinary Zimbabweans are bearing the brunt of the high cost of living following the recent fuel price hikes, the situation could get tougher if indications by Finance minister Mthuli Ncube are anything to go by. ...

Women are rarely represented adequately at peace negotiations yet they make up half the population of any country in conflict or at war. ...

AMID bleak gross domestic product (GDP)-based forecasts of Africa’s economic performance, some investors are tempted to write off the entire continent. But those who seize opportunities to gain an accurate and nuanced picture of Africa’s economic performance and prospects could reap vast rewards. ...

THE Mutare Magistrate Court should be given the thumbs up and heartily congratulated for fast-tracking the trial and sentencing of one maid who stole US$25 000 from Information minister Monica Mutsvangwa. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa is a man on a mission — changing the judicial landscape as much and as quickly as he can. The changes are coming at an alarming pace, but Zimbabweans are too preoccupied by other pressing issues like the deteriorating economy to notice that the President is fashioning the judiciary to his liking for the next generation. ...

THOSE who have been following Zimbabwean politics since the country’s independence in 1980 are most likely wondering what all the hullaballoo is about over the statements made by ultra-controversial opposition MP, Job ‘Wiwa’ Sikhala. ...