Opinion & Editorials

Opinion & Editorials

By Robert Danisch The modern research university was designed to produce new knowledge and to pass that knowledge on to students. North American universities over the last 100 ...

IN this article, I borrow a concept from economics to make what I hope is a persuasive argument for why more of us should get involved in public ...

ON Thursday last week, NewsDay ran a rather sad story whereby racism is reported to be rearing its ugly head at one of Zimbabwe’s top private and supposedly ...

BY TAPIWA GOMO A FRIEND recently opined that the end of human imagination is the beginning of belief and faith. Both faith and belief do not require evidence. ...

By John J Hogan The African Union (AU) held its first summit in 2002, establishing itself as a new international organisation. It also launched a new vision for ...

BY MTHANDAZO NYONI PROTRACTED economic challenges in Zimbabwe, which culminated in the change of the functional currency and a return to high inflation, have hammered gross premiums in ...

BY PETER MAKWANYA Each country is endowed with natural resources and how a country manages its God-given treasures determines how it handles issues of poverty and prosperity. This ...

IF there is one person who should be a fierce proponent of a free media and an advocate of plurality, then it should be President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa. ...

IN the wake of surging armed robberies across the country, there is nothing as terrifying as having a government conceding that it has lost control. On a daily ...

By Paidamoyo Muzulu ZIMBABWE public officials have no shame, pride or integrity. They lie as they breathe and still get away with it because no one holds them ...

First of all we need to make sure what the actual crypto signal is. The crypto signals are the ready made strategies, guidance and tips that help in ...

THE launch of the national disability policy by government early this week is a positive step as it provides a legal framework for this community to be on ...

By Daniel Ominde THE continent celebrated 58 years since the formation of the Africa Union (formerly Organisation of Africa Unity) towards the end of last month. The 2021 ...

By Brian Sedze The degeneration of Zimbabwe is often caused by lack of heroic acts by society to protect our institutions. Our democracy and Constitution were made within ...

By Pristine Verenga ACCORDING to the multiple indicator cluster survey of 2019, Zimbabwe has a maternal mortality ratio of 462 deaths per 100 000 live births. That means ...

TWO years away from a general election, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) could not resist dragging skeletons of the 2018 poll out of a dusty cupboard to remind ...

By Austin Chakaodza FINANCE minister Mthuli Ncube and Zanu PF secretary for administration Obert Mpofu have predicted that Zimbabwe is going to achieve economic growth this year as ...

By Monica de Bolle THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently called for an accelerated global effort to distribute vaccines to end the COVID-19 pandemic. It was a welcome ...

BY JOHANNES MARISA IT’S sooner than later that we will realise that COVID-19 is striking us again. It is not long since the January 2021 COVID-19 developments re-emerge. ...

Cyprian M Ndawana DEAR President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Your Excellency, societal harmony is under threat as the Judiciary, which essentially should be independent from interference, is being corroded by ...

LATEST statistics by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe showing that amounts going through the national payments system are now running into trillions of dollars are unsettling. The last ...

Is the German government’s apology to Namibia’s Herero and Nama people for the 1904-1907 genocide just another way to make inroads into the neo-colonialism project through grossly one-sided ...

It is my pleasure to be writing about Cancer Survivors Day, which is an international day marked annually on every first Sunday of June. A survivor is anyone ...

UPDATE ON ZIMBABWE’S RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK Cabinet received an update on Zimbabwe’s Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak, which was presented by the Minister of Defence and ...

Eddie Cross ONE of my uncles, Havelock Cross was killed in 1916 in World War I. I am sure that somewhere in Europe is a blank white cross ...

LAST week, President Emmerson Mnangagwa was shown the Hanging Tree in Bulawayo, where many Ndebeles were hanged by the colonial regime in the 1890s. After visiting the tree ...

IN May 2019, a report issued by the Inter-governmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) noted that the current global response towards restoring ecosystems was insufficient. ...

INDICATIONS that Zimbabwe is registering a surge in malaria cases and deaths at a time when the country’s health delivery system is battling the COVID-19 pandemic are cause ...

After years of reluctance to implement section 210 of the Constitution by setting up an independent complaints mechanism that looks into the excesses of the security forces, the ...

Peter Makwanya World Milk Day is celebrated every year on June 1 and this year’s theme was, “sustainability in the dairy sector”, with regards to activities connected to ...