Opinion & Editorials

Opinion & Editorials

By Brian Sedze The degeneration of Zimbabwe is often caused by lack of heroic acts by society to protect our institutions. Our democracy and Constitution were made within ...

By Pristine Verenga ACCORDING to the multiple indicator cluster survey of 2019, Zimbabwe has a maternal mortality ratio of 462 deaths per 100 000 live births. That means ...

TWO years away from a general election, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) could not resist dragging skeletons of the 2018 poll out of a dusty cupboard to remind ...

By Austin Chakaodza FINANCE minister Mthuli Ncube and Zanu PF secretary for administration Obert Mpofu have predicted that Zimbabwe is going to achieve economic growth this year as ...

By Monica de Bolle THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently called for an accelerated global effort to distribute vaccines to end the COVID-19 pandemic. It was a welcome ...

BY JOHANNES MARISA IT’S sooner than later that we will realise that COVID-19 is striking us again. It is not long since the January 2021 COVID-19 developments re-emerge. ...

Cyprian M Ndawana DEAR President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Your Excellency, societal harmony is under threat as the Judiciary, which essentially should be independent from interference, is being corroded by ...

LATEST statistics by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe showing that amounts going through the national payments system are now running into trillions of dollars are unsettling. The last ...

Is the German government’s apology to Namibia’s Herero and Nama people for the 1904-1907 genocide just another way to make inroads into the neo-colonialism project through grossly one-sided ...

It is my pleasure to be writing about Cancer Survivors Day, which is an international day marked annually on every first Sunday of June. A survivor is anyone ...

UPDATE ON ZIMBABWE’S RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK Cabinet received an update on Zimbabwe’s Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak, which was presented by the Minister of Defence and ...

Eddie Cross ONE of my uncles, Havelock Cross was killed in 1916 in World War I. I am sure that somewhere in Europe is a blank white cross ...

LAST week, President Emmerson Mnangagwa was shown the Hanging Tree in Bulawayo, where many Ndebeles were hanged by the colonial regime in the 1890s. After visiting the tree ...

IN May 2019, a report issued by the Inter-governmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) noted that the current global response towards restoring ecosystems was insufficient. ...

INDICATIONS that Zimbabwe is registering a surge in malaria cases and deaths at a time when the country’s health delivery system is battling the COVID-19 pandemic are cause ...

After years of reluctance to implement section 210 of the Constitution by setting up an independent complaints mechanism that looks into the excesses of the security forces, the ...

Peter Makwanya World Milk Day is celebrated every year on June 1 and this year’s theme was, “sustainability in the dairy sector”, with regards to activities connected to ...

THE crime wave that has gripped Bulawayo in recent times is a cause of concern, with the inaction or helplessness of the authorities in dealing with the spate ...

I spent part my of early years in the village with my grandparents. Post-supper moments were folklore and story time laden with life lessons. Some stories were entertaining ...

STIR THE POT -PAIDAMOYO MUZULU THE principality of Monaco is a city in France. It is a playground for the rich and famous, its citizens are cosmopolitan and ...

By Erasmus Makarimayi Being sold a dummy is both embarrassing and painful. Without mockery intended, you may have seen or heard of sports people who went after a ...

SUCCESS LIFE BY JONAH NYONI SOME people are in positions of leadership, but  they just occupy the office. On the other hand, some people, both the leading and ...

THE spike in gold smuggling cases in Zimbabwe is worrisome. Gold smuggling has compounded the country’s economic woes, frustrating government efforts to leverage on its abundant mineral resources. ...

MOTIVATION BY ASHLEY THABA A FRIEND of mine is considering marriage. Actually, more than considering, he has proposed to someone, and she has agreed to marry him. However, ...

By Eddie Cross IT is highly unlikely that I will be anything other than a simple citizen of Zimbabwe. But sometimes I wonder what it would be like ...

By Adio-Adet T Dinika BEFORE the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the question “What time do you knock off?” had meaning. The majority of employees had precise working hours, a ...

Reinhart Kössler/Henning Melber The recent “joint declaration” of the Namibian and German governments on dealing with the 1904-08 genocide marks the first time a former colonial power has ...

By Inger Andersen\Ibrahim Thiaw HUMANITY faces a Herculean task to reverse climate change and protect the natural world that supports us. We must retool human society to live ...

GUKURAHUNDI remains a sore and divisive topic in Zimbabwe, and recent developments are showing that there are those who wish to keep the ghosts buried and victims who ...

REVELATIONS by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) that it has started investigating the black granite mining industry in Mutoko following reports that local authorities were being paid peanuts ...