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guest column:Election Resource Centre Dear President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, alarmed by the unprecedented challenges to democracy, human rights and governance created by the pandemic, the Election Resource Centre ...

guest column:Emmanuel Nnadozie The COVID-19 pandemic is a major crisis for the continent. For us to better understand its economic impact, we need to see the three dimensions ...

Goodday Mr President:Cyprian M Ndawana HIS Excellency, the imposition of the sunset to sunrise curfew prompts me to write to you, yet again. Notwithstanding the spike in confirmed ...

guest column:Emmanuel Zvada WORKING from home has become more than a trend and it’s now a necessity for many companies. Faced with such an unexpected shift, thousands of ...

guest column:Mills Soko THE remarkable economic transformation of Asia in recent decades has attracted global attention. It has ignited scholarly and policy debates about the region’s development models ...

Develop me :Tapiwa Gomo Coronavirus (COVID-19) is the worst crisis the world has experienced since the Second World War. It is also the worst health crisis since the ...

guest column:Stanley Tsarwe In Africa, radio still has wider geographical reach and higher audiences than any other information and communication technology, including television and newspapers. Do you have ...

guest column:Peter Makwanya MODERN climate policy planning does not only focus on future preparedness, it draws lessons from the past, by communicating risks based on current climatic events ...

guest column:Miriam Tose Majome I LEARNT much more about the richness of rural living and the people that live there than just the art and skill of riding ...

devotion column:Erasmus Makarimayi WE ended last week by the chilling words of Jesus that the Israelite fathers ate manna but still died in the wilderness. Do you have ...

guest column:Danmore Sithole In life there is only one constant; that is change. But for Zimbabweans of different generations from that of Father Zimbabwe, through to the born ...

guest column :Admire Maparadza Dube Malawi swore in new President Lazarus Chakwera on the June 28, 2020 after a gruelling re-run of a hotly disputed election to unseat ...

guest column:Miriam Tose Majome HUNCHED back pensioners hobble between laden supermarket trollies clutching baskets with a few meagre provisions — three or four tomatoes, an onion or two ...

guest column:Miriam Tose Majome My first job when I graduated from Hillside Teachers’ College decades ago was at Chimurenga Secondary School in Mutoko. Do you have a coronavirus ...

guest column:Joseph E Maniragena IN 2013, we had good neighbours, a couple who suddenly started having problems in their marriage and would seek our help to solve their ...

guest column:Tendai Ruben Mbofana Recently, I penned an article to the effect that, most of us who are brave and unrelentingly standing up, and speaking up (in the ...

The Devotion Column, with Erasmus Makarimayi IN the last installment, we found out that the practice of Holy Communion as observed today draws much from the Last Supper ...

A WEEK or so ago I had a rare opportunity to attend a virtual political discourse organised by the Southern African Political Economy Series Trust. The discourse focused ...

ALTHOUGH Zimbabwe’s football authorities remain hopeful of the resumption of football this year, the continued spike in COVID-19 infections as well as the poor drainage at the country’s ...

THERE was an innocuous graphic in a history textbook used for the junior certificate then. It propagated a certain narrative about the Russian revolution of 1917. The graphic ...

ON Wednesday, Justice minister Ziyambi Ziyambi told Parliament that government had no immediate plans to abandon the local currency, crashing civil servants’ hopes of having their salaries paid ...

LET me tell you a funny story! I got busy one day and didn’t have time to check my seven-year-old daughter’s homework. The next morning, I was checking ...

SOME people might not agree, but leaders have a greater impact on the future. They shape the perception of young people who will take over the leadership baton. ...

As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa surpasses 500 000, the new coronavirus is at the forefront of the public consciousness. But the continent was beset ...

A REPORT by the United Nations special rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association, Clément Nyaletsossi Voule, makes for interesting reading. Do you ...

CONVENTIONAL economics do not often apply to the Zimbabwean economy. If we take as an example the period during the government of national unity (GNU) from 2009 to ...

THE opposition MDC party has always commanded public attention since it burst onto the scene two decades ago. Led by Morgan Tsvangirai, who given his labour background and ...

DEAR President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Your Excellency, in Genesis, a story is told of the Garden of Eden. It is said that in it, man does not have to ...

Reliance on biomass such as fuelwood for energy in rural areas has a strong bearing on Zimbabwe’s environment. Rural communities in Zimbabwe meet 94% of their cooking energy ...

The past few years have been dominated by positive stories about how Rwanda and Ethiopia are turning the development leaf. Do you have a coronavirus story? You can ...