Opinion & Editorials

Opinion & Editorials

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. ...

IN his inaugural address, the new President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, confirmed that land reform was both historically necessary and irreversible. He also made a commitment to compensate farmers who were forced off their land during the fast track land reform programme of the 2000s. ...

LEADERS are called to serve and not to behave like parasites that suck the blood of their hosts with little regard of the future. But it would appear that our politicians have, in the recent past, become parasitic, neglecting the call of service and concentrating more on the feeding trough that position and privilege has afforded them. ...

November marks 12 months after the military took control of the country following months of brutal factional fights within the ruling Zanu PF. ...

We all use money every day and yet few of us really understand what these bits of paper or cotton or simply figures in a ledger really mean. But we know the stuff is important. ...

THE rising temperatures, harsh weather conditions which include excessive heat, the El Ninos and the La Nina effects, have a strong bearing on the influence of climate change. ...

“The tongue is a fire, a world of inquiry: so is the tongue among our members that it defileth the whole body and seth on fire the course ...

Life becomes great when you decide to first become a great person inside. Your orientation determines what you attract. If you are always negative in your thought, in ...

FIFTY lives perished in a few seconds in yet another road carnage involving two buses in Rusape on Wednesday evening. And according to initial indications, it was due ...

“Time flies. It’s up to you to be the navigator,” observed a sage. ...

THE Parliament of Zimbabwe leadership, committee chairpersons, senior staff and representatives of key development partners were in Bulawayo last weekend to craft a new institutional strategic plan for ...

THE government of Zimbabwe held a Press conference at which President Emmerson Mnangagwa initially announced that a private company, Invictus, had made oil and gas discoveries in Muzarabani ...

It’s nearly a year since the regime of former President Robert Mugabe fell in a military coup and three months after a controversial election. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has assured anyone who cares to listen that he is sincere in his wish to eradicate, or at the very least fight, corruption. ...

As a country we are only as good as our youth. The youth is the soul, the heartbeat of any nation. Take a moment, look at our beloved Zimbabwe. What is the state of our youth? ...

“IT is in the magistrates’ courts that justice is tested in its most crucial, most pervasive, most voluminous, most pressurised, and logistically most demanding dimensions – in literally thousands of cases every day. The continuous struggle for the legitimacy and efficacy of the instruments of justice is substantially lost or won in the magistrates’ courts.” ...

PUBLIC officials in Zimbabwe appear to have increasingly grown a sense of entitlement where they feel, because of their positions, they must have free access to certain amenities and other luxury perks. ...

President Emmerson Mnangagwa recently held a consultative meeting with Zimbabwe’s business sector. This came against the backdrop of a national economic crisis largely caused by a new monetary policy that sent commodity prices and informal exchange rates on a wild spin. ...

There is a general expectation of rapid economic growth in Zimbabwe, driven by massive infrastructural growth, given the new political dispensation. ...

This week, US Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs, Tibor P Nagy is visiting four African and two European countries; United Kingdom, France, Togo, Mali, Ethiopia and Nigeria on a two-week long-visit. ...

LAST week, the Zimbabwe Republic Police “retired” more top-ranking officers in a move seen as the renewal of the force to reclaim public trust. ...

Running an effective meeting is crucial to the function of any company or organisation. It grants a chance to organise, share information, collaborate with diverse team members, and tackle organisational problems efficiently as well as make decisions collectively. ...

As President Emmerson Mnangagwa counts down to his maiden first citizen anniversary, as I see it, the probable outcome of the commission of enquiry into the August 1 brisk shooting of civilians in Harare must be tormenting him. It must have made him search deep down his soul. ...

“Before a nation can get on with the routine task of nation building, it has to come to terms with its past” (Walter Wink). ...

PARLIAMENT on Thursday last week made for interesting listening. Board members of Hwange Colliery Company, led by acting chairperson Juliana Muskwe appeared before the Parliamentary Committee on Mines to talk about the goings-on at the struggling miner. ...

Now that the summer cropping season is fast approaching, farmers need to be prepared, ready to turn the wheel and also to cushion themselves against possible climate shocks. ...

THE turn of the millennium brought a sharp rise in the number of evangelical Christian churches in Zimbabwe. Until the late 90’s there were a few traditional churches dominated by the Roman Catholic Church and the mainline protestant churches like Anglican, Baptist and Methodist churches. ...

AS soon as Jesus was justified, He was Recreated, ie made alive in spirit. The wonderful Scripture in Acts 13:33 rings a bell here, “God hath fulfilled the same unto us their children, in that he hath raised up Jesus again; as it is also written in the second psalm, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee.” ...

“It is better to believe than to disbelief, in so doing you bring everything into the realm of possibility,” observed Albert Einstein. ...

Leadership is about relationships. Leadership quality comes from the quality of our relations. Because of his archetype or personality, the leader attracts particular people. ...