Opinion & Editorials

Opinion & Editorials

BORN again believers are always called to remain focused and determined in a world that oftentimes tempts them to surrender God’s precious call on their lives. ...

THE reasons women are rejecting the proposed Constitutional Amendment Bill were discussed last week. We conclude by looking at the disturbing and unchecked megalomaniac tendencies of our present leaders. ...

MY husband and I were invited to be guests on a radio show recently to discuss the importance of communication in marriage. As we hashed out the topic, it was apparent that the ability to communicate effectively literally affects every single part of your life, whether you are married or single! ...

PROFESSIONAL communication plays a pivotal role in the growth, progress and transitional stage of any company. The leader has to be able to speak and articulate the vision. To the outside world, the leader has to play an ambassadorial role in conveying the brand of the institute. ...

Zimbabweans hear no evil, see no evil and speak no evil against their favourite politicians even if they blatantly lie or make a guffaw. ...

WHEN President Emmerson Mnangagwa swept to power, he branded himself as a “listening President” with ears on the ground to hear every concerns of the Zimbabwean citizenry and act on them. ...

THE acute fuel shortages that have been experienced over the last few months are clear proof that the government needs to have clarity in terms of policy because ...

THE monetary authorities must just accept the obvious, the country is re-dollarising and not de-dollarising. ...

What is the role of society and the environment in business and the generation of economic value? Is concentrating on giving back or minimising the harm companies have on society and the environment the sustainable strategy? ...

When Harare City Council secured a $US144 million loan from the China Exim Bank for the refurbishment of the Morton Jaffray Water Works in 2013, it was seen ...

FORMER apartheid South Africa leader Willem de Klerk torched a storm last week when he said apartheid was not a crime against humanity. De Klerk made the remarks ...

Infighting in Zanu PF has been the talk of the town for the past couple of years and it took a turn in the last few weeks. ...

The Bitcoin cryptocurrency is the most popular and most appreciated but those who approach to investing in Bitcoin for the first time have so many doubts.  We assume ...

AFRICAN heads of State and government recently convened at the annual African Union (AU) summit, and issues related to the continent’s economic growth and development were at the centre of their discussions. But leaders also must ensure that their growth agenda is linked to the global challenge of urgent action on climate change. This is particularly critical for Africa, which is disproportionately vulnerable to the effects of global warming: more frequent and severe tropical storms, droughts and floods, all of which have devastated African communities and economies in recent years. ...

FOR any economy to develop, there is need for stability in the country, and stability can only be realised when people are able to put food on the table. But as the Zimbabwean economy continues on a downward spiral, especially after the re-introduction of the local dollar that has taken a severe knock in terms of value against major currencies, there can be no guarantee for such stability, especially in the light of calls by the country’s largest labour body, Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU), to roll out mass protests to have workers granted a living wage. ...

GIANT strides, in the past decade, have been made by Publish What You Pay (PWYP) campaign to improve the extractive sector transparency landscape the world over. The results are quite telling. Fifty-one countries are now implementing the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) – a global best practice on promoting open and accountable management of the extractive sector. In addition to EITI, Canada, EU and Norway now have mandatory disclosure rules which compel extractive companies listed in their jurisdictions to disclose payments made to local, regional and national governments per project, per country. With all this progress, focus is shifting to how citizens and civil society are making use of disclosed information to improve development, fight inequality and strengthen accountability. ...

YESTERDAY, February 14, Zimbabweans in relationships celebrated Valentine’s Day. ...

SALVATION by grace through faith brought us into communion with God the Father’s family in Christ Jesus. Our relationship and fellowship with God is a family affair. ...

Since 31 December 2019 when the Constitutional Amendment Bill No 2 was published in the Government Gazette various groups of women have been meeting to try and understand what it means and what the Executive arm of government is trying to do. ...

IT is quite unfortunate that the salary talks in the Tripartite Negotiating Forum have stalled simply because the parties failed to agree on a minimum wage. ...

Getting into marriage is like looking for honey. Honey is sweet, but when harvesting honey one should not forget that the bee will bite. ...

Daring as he was, young, passionate and enthusiastic he confidently raised his hand in class after the teacher had asked what they all aspired to be when they grew up. ...

OUR worst fears have been confirmed that Prosecutor-General (PG) Kumbirai Hodzi would land himself into trouble for confirming the mechanics behind the rot that is destroying this country’s ...

RECENT news, which the government has not disputed, suggested that Zimbabwe is not keen on joining the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI). By joining EITI, the mining sector ...

The only really universal truth about our small blue globe spinning in space is that we all have to manage change. Some changes are inevitable — somehow the creator of life gave us a limited lifespan and we all grow older and eventually die of one thing or another. We know from science that even our planet is growing older and slowing down, imperceptibly, but with ultimate consequence. ...

At face value, the worst thing that the 2017 coup did was to re-energise Zanu PF, but if you dig deeper you will realise that even something more sinister happened and that is the neutering of civil society and the opposition being rendered almost impotent. ...

The right to life is sacrosanct and absolute. It is the first human right enshrined in our Constitution. Even the yet to be born have the right to life. Section 48(3) of the Constitution states that “An Act of Parliament must protect the lives of unborn children, and that Act must provide that pregnancy may be terminated only in accordance with that law”. This article outlines the grounds upon which pregnancy can lawfully be terminated in Zimbabwe. ...

The occupational pension fund industry in Zimbabwe is a national crisis. ...

THE urge to be a member of a group is strong for some people, even if they are not suitable or ready for the membership. Zimbabwe, despite its struggling economy, has committed itself to join the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced at the weekend ...

when our ancestors first arrived in the land between Zambezi and Limpopo, they did not buy the land on which they settled. They did not obtain title deeds to prove that they were the owners. The tribe or nation regarded this land as belonging to all of them and to nobody in particular. ...