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The disruptive technology hype is abuzz with innovations such as the driverless or autonomous cars, drones, artificial intelligence etc. ...

IT IS worrisome that about two thirds of the Glen View Area 8 Home Industry Complex along Willowvale Road in Harare has gone up in flames for the third time this year, with informal traders losing property worth millions of dollars. ...

WHILE there’s so much scientific and spiritual knowledge out there, when it comes to divine healing, there’s still confusion. Some erroneously conclude that if you’re a believer and rely also on medical advice you “kill” your faith. ...

THESE are just idle and idealistic musings by a lawyer about what used to be, what could be and what ought to be. In the 21st century, people do not have to die violently like trapped animals. ...

After the recent tragic bus accident that killed more than 40 passengers in Zimbabwe last week, people have been speculating as to what might have caused this tragedy when the bus was engulfed in a ball of fire causing multiple fatalities and left many with severe burns. ...

IT is within MDC leader Nelson Chamisa and his party’s rights to stage demonstrations against what they term a “stolen vote” and the state of the economy. ...

The challenge of rapid population growth does not seem like a new concept. The hope within it for a better future, however, might be. ...

HEALTH is a state of mind and wellness is a state of being. When corporate wellness programmes first took off, the emphasis was mainly diet issues. Things have changed and the current wellness programmes have expanded to focus on more than just the physical aspect of health. ...

Have you ever received an invitation for an article writing competition and you are so excited, but you realise you will not be able to meet the wording requisite as yours can be summarised in simply two words? ...

ZIMBABWEANS, who were very hopeful for progress after President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s call for zero tolerance to corruption in his maiden speech, have reason to now feel despondent. ...

Investigations by the commission of inquiry established to look into the post-election violence on August 1 continued with hearings from various individuals, including senior government officials. ...

The fact that climate change continues to worry all the nations, is firmly in the public domain and no longer a secret. ...

African cities, according to a World Bank report, are home to 472 million people — almost half of Africa’s total population. This number is expected to double by 2050. ...

Hard Choices on Zimbabwe: Do amnesties work for or against peace? By Mohamed Suma Introduction Zimbabwe has commenced a critical transitional justice journey after years of colonialism, dictatorship, ...

THAT a dark cloud engulfed the arts industry in Zimbabwe this week is not in doubt. What with the news of the deaths of the Ruvarashe hit-maker Brian Rusike, Johane Maseko of the House of Rising Sound and former Studio 263 actress, Charmaine Mangwende, who played Mai Huni in the popular soap. ...

SEEING things in perspective has never been more important in Zimbabwe. If we fail to do so, our view of the current problems we are encountering will be ...

“Avoid what is strong and strike what is weak. Supreme excellence consists of breaking the enemy without fighting,” once advised Sun Tzu in his classic book, The Art of War. That’s a life requirement. It is for the real life hustlers. Life is not a straight foward journey. ...

On November 15, 2017, Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s longest serving ruler was confined to his private residence in the affluent suburb of Borrowdale in Harare, Zimbabwe. This came as armed soldiers took control of the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation’s (ZBC) headquarters major stations and patrolled the streets of the capital city. ...

TRUE to the base instinct of human nature — that subconscious urge or behaviour directed by primeval, animalistic, self-serving, and/or ignoble motivations — some people have quickly rushed to completely absolve their side over the tragic killing of six people on August 1, 2018, pointing all five fingers at the other side. ...

THE commotion and premature adjournment of business in the National Assembly on Tuesday must be strongly condemned. It is deplorable to say the least. ...

IN September of this year, China refused President Emmerson Mnangagwa US$2 billion for his proposed economic bailout. This came when Zimbabwe showed signs of slipping further into economic decay, and thus only exacerbated the situation within the nation. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s idea that the industrialists and bankers he met on October 29, 2018 should constitute and second some advisers from within their ranks to his office stinks of inviting capture by industrial lobby groups. ...

With all the attention focused on the commission of inquiry into the August 1 killings this week, our column will analyse some questions asked and claims made against what the legal position is. ...

REPORTS that Local Government minister July Moyo has given Harare City Council the nod to fire non-performing executives and support staff make interesting reading indeed, given the level of rot that has permeated Town House. ...

THE depth of corruption is astonishing that even those that have ranked Zimbabwe highly, regionally and internationally, should be ashamed of themselves for doing a disservice to the people of this great nation. ...

Zimbabwe is one of the countries that is highly regarded in terms of disability friendly policies and yet the quality of life for persons who are deaf remains very low. ...

As Zimbabwe’s population continues to grow and is expected to reach 19,3 million in 2032 as projected by ZimStat, the country will be challenged to meet its food security and nutritional requirements for its people, while also ensuring continued economic growth and sustainable livelihoods in the country where agriculture is the backbone of the economy. ...

ON Saturday, Chalton Hwende, deputy treasurer-general of the MDC Alliance confirmed an attempted abduction of the party's president, Nelson Chamisa after a ‘thank you’ rally for their supporters at Rudhaka Stadium in Marondera. ...

MAKING a career move is a very important decision which requires serious thought and consideration. When we listen to our inner voice, it helps us be at peace with important decisions. ...

WHILE we applaud President Emmerson Mnangagwa for gazetting regulations meant to deal with the scourge of corruption in the financial services sector, it is more important to ensure implementation of the legislation. ...