Opinion & Editorials

Opinion & Editorials

IN his last address on the easing of lockdown measures almost two weeks ago, President Emmerson Mnangagwa hinted on the plans to re-open the education sector by pronouncing ...

Zimbabweans cannot reasonably expect President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government to handle the twin challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and the economy without making mistakes. However, in times of crisis, ...

ONCE again, officials at the Finance and Economic Development ministry, along with the honchos at the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) find themselves on the back foot of ...

IT was difficult listening to central bank governor, John Mangudya speaking in Parliament without feeling patronised. Do you have a coronavirus story? You can email us on: news@alphamedia.co.zw ...

DEAR Mr President, It is my sincere hope that this letter finds you well. I am under no illusion that you are occupying a critical position, that of ...

AFTER a report on citizens’ perceptions and expectations — Dancing on the Same Spot — by SIVIO Institute showed that citizens were increasingly losing faith and confidence in ...

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THE MDC Alliance is probably on its deathbed, suffering from a ‘sickness’ which threatens to take away its life, temporarily or permanently. The question is whether it will ...

THE Supreme law of the Republic of Zimbabwe, namely the Constitution, places squarely on the shoulders of the government the obligation to defend and protect the rights of ...

WHEN President Emmerson Mnangagwa took over from his long-time mentor, the late Robert Mugabe in November 2017, one of the noticeable things was his approach to the media, ...

REMOTE meetings have become an essential part of a workflow across the globe and there is an increasing use of online collaboration tools to do meetings. As COVID-19 ...

WHILE it is understandable that government is under pressure to normalise many of the country’s sectors in the wake of the lockdown implemented to contain the potential spread ...

WHEN the coronavirus (COVID-19) was first identified in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, for most countries, it was a problem far from their horizons. Little did they know ...

MAY 25 is Africa Day. This is the day we, the people of the great continent of Africa celebrate the day when the then Organisation of African Unity ...

After the recent changes Cisco has made, a lot of specialists headed off to try their strengths in the new CCNA certification path. If you’re also planning to ...

Believers are always called to remain focused and determined in a world that’s bend on tempting and enticing them to surrender God’s precious call on their lives. It ...

Private schools are not exempt from the Education Act although some act like they are. The Education Act does not apply only to government schools but to all ...

OVER the last two weeks, Zimbabwe has again put itself on the international radar, and for all the wrong reasons. Do you have a coronavirus story? You can ...

RHUMBA musicians are colourful personalities. They live large and often whither under the storm of publicity. Do you have a coronavirus story? You can email us on: news@alphamedia.co.zw ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s decision to fire his long-blundering Information deputy minister Energy Mutodi on Wednesday did not come as a surprise because that decision was long overdue given ...

The SARS-CoV-2 epidemic is likely to be attenuated in Zimbabwe, possibly with a reduced mortality, but this may still overwhelm the health system. Preventive interventions should be tailored ...

The MDC is at the crossroads, probably of a never-seen-before nature since its formation in 1999. Do you have a coronavirus story? You can email us on: news@alphamedia.co.zw ...

THE adage that one cannot bite the hand that feeds him/her cannot be truer and more applicable than on the issue pertaining to the relations between China and ...

THIS week, May 18-24, is World Mental Health Awareness Week. The mental health awareness week was established in 2001 and the theme for that first campaign was friendship ...

MOST Zimbabweans were left bewildered when President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday, against all expectations and available medical evidence, announced that the COVID-19 lockdown was now indefinite. Mnangagwa for ...

WHEN President Emmerson Mnangagwa appointed a Presidential Advisory Council in January last year, it was taken as a sign that Zimbabwe was indeed in a new dispensation and ...

I AM sure I speak for all parents and caregivers when I say we are grateful that children have, for now, been spared direct COVID 19 infection. The ...
Ecocash

In Kenya, an individual transaction limit is USD2,800 per day! By Own Correspondent The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has been on the warpath against EcoCash, one of Africa’s successful ...

ON May 8, 2020, I came across a COVID-19 tweet by Hillary Clinton which read “South Korea and the US had their first reported case on the same ...
COVID-19 tests u-turn

Sir, I address you, not because you personally abducted, tortured and sexually abused Joanah Mamombe, Cecilia Chimbiri and Netsai Marova. Neither do I address you because I know ...

IT’S undeniable that tobacco is one of the country’s top forex earners and it, therefore, follows that producers of the golden leaf ought to be treated with extreme ...