Opinion & Editorials

Opinion & Editorials

Did you know that those who have accomplished great things had great aims and plans in which they passionately believed, and upon which they vigorously acted upon. You may be wondering, why is goal setting important? Setting goals is one of the most important things you can do if you want to achieve things in your personal or business life. ...

It’s all a farce; no dialogue will be taking place in Zimbabwe any time soon. A peep into history post-Robert Mugabe’s reign amply proves that Zimbabwe is far from the promised land. Even recent utterances by Information deputy minister Energy Mutodi that Zanu PF was not interested in dialogue with MDC just but confirm the prevailing mindset in the political camps that we could reach 2023 still talking about “talks”. ...

WHEN people share jokes, these are often unguarded moments in which they unconsciously express their deepest thoughts and feelings, sometimes against their better judgment. It is against this backdrop that the jest by President Emmerson Mnangagwa to unleash the army on Kuwadzana residents on Friday last week should it be established they are behind the current dry spell in the country, should be treated with the seriousness it deserves. ...

It was somewhere in the mid-1980s when I joined my grandparents in one of the villages in Mashonaland Central province. At the time, the country had a functioning economy, which gave millions of people hope for a much better future. ...

From a clampdown on protesters over a massive fuel price hike, to rolling 18-hour power cuts, Zimbabwe’s government — led by President Emmerson Mnangagwa — had its work cut out in 2019. By the end of the year, former South African President Thabo Mbeki visited Zimbabwe, engaging key political players in a bid to increase stability going forward. ...

THE news currently filtering in from recent meteorological surveys indicate a looming drought in southern Africa due to a number of reasons. ...

IF there is anything that President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s two year-old government has managed to do and pass with flying colours, it has been its complete disregard to set rules of engagement specifically concerning its commitment to opening up the country for business. ...

A SINISTER narrative has persistently been promoted implicitly and deliberately by the developed countries and supported naively by most African leaders — the victims of exploitation and underdevelopment by the developed countries, that developing countries need to trade exclusively on primary resources in exchange for finished products and technology from the first world countries. ...

The year 2020 opens with increasing foreboding for Zimbabweans: a looming drought, that the United Nations has already flagged, threatens to make dire the complex social, economic and ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s New Year’s eve speech where he spelt out government’s agenda for 2020 did not inspire confidence in the population as it contained nothing new or ...

After several years during which younger leaders have come to power across Africa, 2020 could hold challenges that may force many of the newcomers to take a step ...

Scripture tells a story about a leper who, itching for his healing, implored Jesus saying: “Lord, if you are willing, you can make me clean.” Jesus gracefully responded: ...

HAPPY New Year Zimbabwe, I say this as a compliment that is expected of all men of goodwill, but the chaos on the horizon means the country has ...

THE Emmerson Mnangagwa administration is facing challenges, fuel shortages, an unprecedented price hikes of basic commodities, forex scarcity, and drug outages, doctors’ strike, which it has so far ...

Biodiversity — the variation in all living organisms — is one of Africa’s richest assets. As a result, its genetic material is coveted by scientists, biotechnology companies and ...

THE Ogygia is a notorious Yemen prison in Season 5 of an American television series Prison Break. In this facility former structural engineer and fictional main character Michael ...

Perhaps it is time to rethink innovative political solutions that are tailor-made to Zimbabwe’s specific problem. ...

The year 2019 will come to an end tomorrow, opening the curtains for 2020. In normal countries, the previous year tends to set the foundation for the new ...

AS the year of all manner of troubles and tribulations, 2019, draws to a close – and as always – all hope for better 2020 and beyond is ...

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YESTERDAY, Christmas Eve, was reminiscent of the 2008 version when thousands of citizens woke up in the early hours of the morning to join long meandering queues to access their trillion Zimbabwe dollars stuck in banks. ...

IT IS becoming apparent with the passage of every day that the much-hyped talks between Zanu PF and MDC Alliance remain just but a storm in a teacup. The hype keeps harping on the talks, but little remains in the way of action and what exactly is to be achieved by this national dialogue or its discourse. ...

Picture a young woman writhing in a grassy ditch alongside Latchmore Road in Harare’s Mabelreign, her thin arms either flailing in the air or clutching her lower belly. Legs raised wide apart she thrashes in desperation, gnashing her teeth and growling as wave after wave of pain shook her small frame. ...

In a week’s time, 2019 will be closing and with high spirits, people will be anticipating the opportunities and challenges for 2020. For Zimbabweans, the end of 2019 could be a relief, yet the coming year is a sad reminder of long and unfulfilled pledges. ...

Transactional sex — the exchange of sex for money, gifts or favour — is not uncommon on Nigerian university campuses. ...

Most of us can genuinely say we love our children and would do anything for them. Sadly, in an effort to please and demonstrate our love, we actually end up inadvertently hurting them, particularly around this time of year. ...

The country is turning 40 years next year and if the ideals and values that inspired the war of liberation subsisted up to this day, Zimbabwe would have been above middle-income country by this time. Instead of progressing, the country has regressed. ...

With a show of hands, a wealthy family have finally checked out of part of a business they built over a century ago from empty beer crates and stolen cattle. ...

Every time people talk about topical issues of global warming and climate change, the readers are forced to endure not only the impacts of climate change but also the effects of information and emission gaps. For climate change to be seen as an end product, it is a highly cumulative process which people need to understand from the source. ...