Comment & Analysis

Comment & Analysis

Is it not true that Mujuru should be the last person to cry foul over infiltration? Therefore, infiltration in the Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) party should have been anticipated. That’s politics. ...

Zimbabweans have just not been travelling as often and this has led to a breakdown of our social fabric given the unmistakable umbilical cord that our people have with their rural roots. ...

$15 billion is a lot of money and it could have gone a long way in removing Zimbabwe from its economic mess and Zimbabweans have every right to shout blue murder. ...

YESTERDAY, we reported that parliamentarians from across the political divide united and called for an explanation on why Health minister David Parirenyatwa had been paid $100 000 ...

VICE-PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa displayed outstanding contempt for public accountability when Chitungwiza North lawmaker Godfrey Sithole (MDC-T) asked him in Parliament about his counterpart Phelekezela Mphoko’s continued hotel stay. ...

IN yesterday’s NewsDay, we published macabre pictures of vendors armed with catapults, stones and all manner of weapons, as they stood to fight municipal police in a very unprecedented manner. ...

THE threats against former Vice-President Joice Mujuru’s People First (PF) project by the military are unjustified, unhelpful and misguided in a democracy to say the least. ...

Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has done his reputation and his standing a lot of good by convincing world leaders to accept Zimbabwe’s debt repayment plan. ...

President Robert Mugabe’s utterances at a luncheon hosted for him and legislators following the opening of Parliament on Tuesday where he insinuated that the media needed more controls were quite disturbing and enough to cause unnecessary anxiety. ...

Transport minister Obert Mpofu recently hinted he was in talks with his Local Government counterpart Ignatius Chombo to rope in the Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) in running the lucrative city parking business in Harare. ...

Cotton farmers in Mashonaland Central and sometimes in the whole country are in limbo as stocks of harvested cotton are now an eyesore as cotton companies are struggling to open their depots due to lack of cash. ...

Transport minister Obert Mpofu promised a quick turnaround for the perennially struggling National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) when he was appointed to the new portfolio in 2013. ...

ALLOW me to appreciate a great woman who taught me a good lesson on this year’s Mother’s Day. ...

THE story with the headline: Mugabe must stop police criminality, cannot go unchallenged. The acquisition of buses and trucks by the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has nothing to do with the alleged suppression of people as alleged. ...

VICE-PRESIDENT Phelekezela Mphoko’s first six months in office have been an unmitigated disaster to say the least. ...

In response to Telecel rebuts Mandiwanzira’s claims: The reason behind Telecel’s woes seems to be the indigenisation law, which allows greedy politicians to parcel out other people’s companies on what may be xenophobic lines. ...

YESTERDAY we carried a report on the strike by almost 100 City of Harare workers who are protesting over the non-payment of their salaries for several months. It is sad that the situation has been allowed to get to this point. ...

The progress made so far on the construction of Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo Road, which leads to Harare International Airport, is a classic example of contemporary development in the country. ...

ZANU PF is determined to prove wrong whoever is prepared to give it the benefit of doubt or a second chance as far as civilised political behaviour is concerned. Yesterday our stablemate The Standard carried a story with the headline Zanu PF turns Hurungwe into war zone. ...

Seriously if indeed Sadc is a regional body that was established to tackle economic and socio-political problems that beset this grouping, why does it become blind when Zimbabweans face problems? ...

When we were growing up, we were schooled by our parents on how to conduct ourselves in the presence of visitors. In many cases, we would play far away from the vicinity of the visitors. ...

HOLDING elections is a costly process to the government. The country is going to hold by-elections in 18 constituencies, most of them on June 10. ...

THE 2015 Independence Trophy final between Dynamos and FC Platinum on Saturday was called off 26 minutes from time due to poor lighting presumably because of load-shedding. ...

Professor Jonathan Moyo, the not-so-new Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services, is a man of many shades and colours ...

Freed women convicts granted a Presidential pardon couldn’t be more excited at the prospect of walking out of Chikurubi Female Prison this week ...

God created man in his own image? No! Man created God in his own image! ...

The most dangerous idea that we can accept is that MDC-T belongs to an individual. ...

Cuthbert Dube is probably now history at the Premier Medical Aid Societies (PSMAS). ...

TWO notable military men died this January, one a gallant son of the soil known as Colonel Harold Chirenda and the other a swash buckling gunslinger ...

The decision by government to scrap Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) listeners’ licence fees was long overdue. ...