Opinion & Editorials

Opinion & Editorials

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. ...

THE proposal by Harare councillor, Jacob Mafume, to award council employees a salary hike at a time service delivery is at its lowest is not only mistimed, but demonstrates a culture of impunity that has characterised the administration of the city – where personal gain is always considered as paramount as ratepayers are neglected. ...

ZIMBABWE is suffering from yet another cholera outbreak, with cases being reported from around the country. ...

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 ...

ZIMBABWEAN President Emmerson Mnangagwa, following a disputed narrow victory in July which had to be validated by the Constitutional Court in August, appointed a new Cabinet on Friday, ...

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. ...

AT last, the long-awaited Cabinet is here. And it’s full of shocks and surprises, with heavyweights falling by the wayside and lightweights making it to the much leaner list of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government programme implementers. ...

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. ...

SALVATION by grace through faith brought us into communion with God the Father’s family in Christ Jesus. ...

We reflect on the legalities of soldiers using live fire on protesters. The highly-charged political violent demonstrations and the ensuing shooting of people on August 1 was one of the worst of its kind. President Emmerson Mnangagwa recently appointed a commission of inquiry to unravel the events and cause of the shootings on that fateful day ...

Quiting always comes in different forms. It has different rhyths and tunes. ...

You become more valuable the moment you add value to others. “Greatness is in everybody. A good supervisor brings out the greatness in each employee. Leadership is creating an environment that allows people to manifest their gifts for the corporate good. That is good business, and that is great leadership” — Myles Munroe. ...

AFTER the unnecessarily contentious elections, Zimbabwe could be about to reset and, thus, reboot itself on its journey from dysfunctionality to functionality. ...

On August 28, British Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in Cape Town, South Africa, for a one-day working visit. This visit was part of a three-nation tour of South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria designed to strengthen Britain’s trade ties with African nations. ...

From his first coming as President — in November last year — Emmerson Mnangagwa has sought to portray himself as a Statesman, a man who would put the needs of the nation first and rise above the poisonous and partisan politics that were the hallmark of his predecessor. ...

One of the more ambitious targets of the United Nations’ sustainable development goals is the commitment to end preventable deaths of newborns and children over the next decade. ...

IT’S futile for government to bury its head in the sand and pretend all is well in light of the ever-increasing prices of basic needs coupled with shortages of money in the banking system. It’s undeniable that the economy is on a nosedive and the sooner corrective measures are taken, the better. ...

THESE are trying times we find ourselves in; the election has come and gone. Peaceful voting was met with excessive use of force by the police and army, which resulted in the regrettable loss of life. ...

THE Constitutional Court (ConCourt) of Zimbabwe last week upheld the election of Emmerson Mnangagwa as the duly elected president of Zimbabwe. The decision came after a legal challenge by Nelson Chamisa of the MDC Alliance. I focus here on the crucial issue of the standard of proof in election challenges. ...

THE Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) has noted the swearing in of legislators for the Ninth Parliament of Zimbabwe yesterday. ...

THE just-ended election has proved once again that residents in urban centres still have confidence in their opposition councillors after the MDC Alliance nearly clean-swept all local authority seats, clinching 26 of the available 32 councils - translating to 81% control. ...

BRITISH ministers in 1948 discussed development investment needs for African colonial territories. ...

FOR most of the world’s poor and vulnerable people, secure property rights, including land tenure, are a rare luxury. Unless this changes, the sustainable development goals will be impossible to achieve. ...