Opinion & Editorials

Opinion & Editorials

THE Zimbabwean economy has not been kind to the ordinary person who is still nursing the scars of the 2008 hyperinflationary era that wiped off savings, and earnings. ...

COVID-19 talk subdued all other medical issues since the beginning of the year. The virus is still tearing the world and in terms of daily deaths, it seems ...
When we speak of the year 2020, the name Gorge Floyd will wield more weight than the COVID-19 pandemic for obvious socio-political reasons

When we speak of the year 2020 the name Gorge Floyd wields more weight than the COVID-19 pandemic for obvious socio-political reasons. George Floyd died in police custody ...

Does a high literacy rate translate to success in the development of a nation? Not necessarily so, if you look at the example of my country, Zimbabwe. It ...

DEAR Sir, Your Excellency, President Emmerson Mnangagwa. During my formative years, I read the novel, Cry the Beloved Country, by Alan Paton. It never dawned on me then ...

Ever since Chinese nationals started flocking into Zimbabwe under the guise of all-weather friends during the time of the late former President Robert Mugabe, there has always been ...

The World Bank says remittances to low- and middle-income countries will fall by 20% in 2020 because of coronavirus. The UK and Switzerland are taking action. Do you ...

Until the black man learns his lessons, let him carry his cross and wallow in his misery. In view of the unabating lynching of the black men in ...
When we speak of the year 2020, the name Gorge Floyd will wield more weight than the COVID-19 pandemic for obvious socio-political reasons

When we speak of the year 2020, the name Gorge Floyd will wield more weight than the COVID-19 pandemic for obvious socio-political reasons.  ...

SOUTH AFRICA-BASED fast-rising rapper-cum-model Annastacia Yona (pictured) says she is currently working on an extended play titled Femicide which tackles the abuses and killing of women by the men who are supposed to protect them. ...

LAST week, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor, John Mangudya, announced the introduction of a foreign exchange auction trading system which comes into effect today. This effectively means the abandonment of the fixed exchange rate regime, adopted three months ago. ...

Cost-cutting is a prudent strategy for businesses struggling to survive the COVID-19 economic impact. Many companies are now working to adapt to a “new normal,” which is not normal at all because many companies are being forced to operate differently from the way they used to. As the pandemic is showing no signs of slowing down, many businesses are experiencing a serious decline in revenue, and are forced to rethink their spending in order to stay afloat. To keep your business afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic, you will need to cut costs as critically as you can. ...

An entry on the website of one of John Bredenkamp’s companies tells us all we need to know about the controversial businessman: “In Africa, it is essential to work with change, not against it.” ...

POLICE officers, by their very nature and training, are disciples of command and are expected to follow orders to the letter. ...

This Father’s Day, there will be thousands of families dealing with prostate cancer globally and many more remembering dads who have died from the disease. There are those ...

Theatre has been part of cultural socialisation since time immemorial. It has always been employed to convey messages of various purposes. Theatre is packaged with humanity, psychology, motivations, ...

The current strike by health workers in the country has proved once again that President Emmerson Mnangagwa has dismally failed to fulfil the promises he made to the ...

WITH the effects of global warming continuing to have negative impacts on the people’s livelihoods, one would think that these effects would concentrate where they were emitted most. ...

TWENTY-FOUR hours is a very long time for many a worker in Zimbabwe. So many things can change in that space of time — from joy to sadness ...

American race relations have once again been the focus of the world’s attention after violent riots in the aftermath of yet another killing of a black man by ...

IN a bid to revive the struggling economy, President Emmerson Mnangagwa last week further eased restrictions on movements designed to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Do ...

Serendipitously ten years ago, just few days after the first edition of NewsDay which was Friday 4 June 2010, I was in a friend’s car. My friend handed ...

ON Monday, church leaders, who gathered at State House at the invitation of President Emmerson Mnangagwa for a national day of prayer and fasting, declared the end of ...

Retrenchments in Zimbabwe are expected to hit record numbers as a result of economic disruption from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Many employers worldwide have been left with no ...

I HAVE been following with keen interest the development of the story triggered by a video in which child X complained about the monotony of eating mbambaira (sweet ...

The firing of Killer Zivhu from Zanu PF, and the looming loss of his parliamentary seat obviously is a sad development for Chivi South constituency. This invidious development ...

DEAR Mr President, Brace yourself Your Excellency, Sir. There aren’t going to be any social niceties in this letter. This isn’t going to be the sort of epistle ...

I REMEMBER during our high school days at Zimuto High when our then geograpghy teacher Mrs Magunda would become livid if a scholar failed to describe what an ...

IT is not a secret that Zimbabwe’s economy is under severe strain from various factors: effects of the coronavirus pandemic-induced lockdown, power cuts, currency crunch, high inflation, exchange ...

THE government must seriously reconsider the way it has been running the coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine centres following unflattering remarks carried in a recent United Nations report. Do you ...