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Bringing people together to make a great team takes an exceptional leader. We should not forget that individuals are bringing individual talent, acumen, expertise and even expectations. ...

“Men cease to interest us when we find their limitations. The only sin is limitation as soon as you once come up with a man’s limitations, it is all over with him,” observed Ralph Waldo Emerson. You can do more that can be imagined. Your imagination is the rightful tool to your destiny. ...

While cholera is highly infectious, positivity can be as contagious too as a counter-measure along with medicinally treating the actual disease. ...

IF there is a God He must be infinitely rich. His wealth will never run out. Perhaps that is the reason why he is a Creator who just loves giving, of His wealth, that is of Himself, and of everything He is able to fashion, to make, to fill with life which is what he breathes into us his creatures. ...

IN fulfilment of Section 140 of the Constitution, President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa on Tuesday this week delivered the State of the Nation Address (Sona) and officially opened the Ninth Parliament of Zimbabwe. ...

IF Western governments are sincere about political reforms in Zimbabwe, then they have to support President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s new government. ...

BY far the greatest wrong which the departing colonialists inflicted on us, and which we now continue to inflict on ourselves in our present state of disunity, was ...

IT was recently reported that Econet Zimbabwe founding chief executive officer and now majority shareholder, Strive Masiyiwa issued a social media statement that questioned the transparency of the ...

THE world over, paternity leave is becoming more and more common. Fathers around the world are increasingly enjoying this benefit with over 92 countries having embraced paid paternal leave. ...

THE appointment of a leaner Cabinet by President Emmerson Mnangagwa is not only welcome, but also goes a long way in demonstrating that the President listened to the people, mindful of the need to managing costs and turning around the economy which has been in comatose for several years. ...

ONE death is a death too many to justify. As the cholera outbreak ravaged populous Harare high-density suburbs Glen View and Budiriro for the second time within a decade, my heart grieves and prays that the over 30 people who succumbed to the disease rest in eternity. ...

The political drama and the rituals that come after elections have come and gone. It is time to hit the ground running and get the country back to normalcy. The new Cabinet is well aware of the challenges that lie ahead. The greatest burden lies on the new Finance and Economic Development minister Mtulisi Ncube’s shoulders to provide policy ideas that will extricate the country out of the current economic decline. ...

Mthuli Ncube’s first week in office as Zimbabwe’s new Finance minister must have been quite a sobering experience. The high-flying economist left a more palatial environment in Geneva, where he was heading the research unit of an investment management firm, Quantum Global Group. Quantum Global, which has a special focus on Africa, has wealthy clients, who collectively have entrusted billions under its management. ...

TEACHING children about environmental sustainability practices from a young age helps them retain and incorporate green practices as they mature. There are many intrinsic motivations for learning games, especially those associated with the environment; these are what we call green games. Sustainability is the on-going capacity of the earth to maintain life. ...

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. ...

PEOPLE have been asking how it is even feasible that one can still die of a so-called medieval disease like cholera in the 21st Century in a supposedly modern city like Harare. ...

All that you are is only as a result of your thought patterns. You have the capacity to be bigger than your current situation. It’s possible, but how? ...

ELECTIONS have come and gone in Zimbabwe and the new Cabinet is now in place, both Parliament and Senate are now in their respective houses, with the President also now in office. ...

Harare has been hit by a deadly cholera outbreak, the death toll has surpassed 20 with over 3000 cases reported. ...

THE results of the elections and the outcome of the Constitutional Court did not go in favour of the youthful MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa and his party, but there remains numerous avenues and options for both Chamisa and his party in the next five years. ...

NATURALLY, there have been mixed reactions to President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s new Cabinet. In this piece, we will explore the administration of government and how it can be maximised to achieve its full potential. ...

We find it hard to speak the plain truth. So often we are misguided into saying what we do not believe in ourselves. Spirits fill our minds with rumours. We believe in the devil and demons more than in truth and light. ...

AS a new chapter of our country’s political landscape is slowly unfolding; it is also a time for self-introspection. ...

IT is more than a month after Zimbabweans participated in an election which left behind trails of jubilation and disappointment as those who support Zanu PF revel in their victory, while MDC Alliance supporters nurse the grief of the defeat. ...

WITH Zimbabwe in serious economic woes, announcement of the new Cabinet was obviously a keenly awaited event. Tongues had for some time been wagging, posturing on a number of possibilities, ranging from size, selection and credentials of ministerial prospects. ...

WHEN a company goes into crisis, the first and most typical response is dismissing employees, even before considering other measures that can be taken. It should be known ...

PUBLIC financial resources ought to be managed with integrity, transparency and accountability, all for efficient and effective service delivery, sustainable economic growth and development. ...

Athletics too needs some fresh air. She may well be the last swimming star from the country unless facilities improve. Even the Kirsty Coventry Academy is not enough. ...

I WATCHED the Cabinet announcement with a colleague from East Africa, who opined that Zimbabweans are too easy to please and that they move on faster than expected. ...

THERE are a number of challenges that farmers in this country, both small and large scale, encounter in the advent of climate change. With the weather experts predicting an El-Nino phenomenon once again to revisit the Southern African region, it is the farming sector that is going to be hard hit, especially the small-scale farmers. ...