Opinion & Editorials

Opinion & Editorials

Acquaintances of mine are in the habit of always asking me a broad, but utterly unanswerable (emotive) question. ...

The propensity by President Emmerson Mnangagwa to dictatorial tendencies is probably the biggest drawback to his well-intentioned efforts to reform the country’s economy, which has been in a tailspin for as long as he has been in power. ...

When a king dies, an announcement is made that: “The king is dead; long live the king”, quite a confusing statement for many of us that may not be aware of the intricacies of death and ascension in monarchies. ...

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THE workplace has always been a major place for individuals to meet and learn about each other. ...

Statutory Instrument 142 — Monday June 24, 2019 will go down as one of those days you remember. ...

IT is within the constitutional rights of every Zimbabwean or organisation in the country to protest as a way of registering their disquiet over any matter. ...

A fundamental legal principle enunciating the facets of a typically well-crafted law relates to the aspect of reasonability. ...

A MENACING wave of intolerance and hate-based violence is targeting worshippers of many faiths across the globe ...

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THE subject of faith under grace is one aspect that at surface level appears so clear and obvious. At a closer look, it has widely been misrepresented. As a new creation, believers must always ensure they’re not carried along by the winds of religious error. ...

A RECENT conversation with a new friend inspired me to write this week’s article. She was telling me that she is ready to leave drinking, smoking and fornication and turn to Jesus, but she fears she will be bored. ...

We live in great, yet challenging times. Everyone goes through their fair share of hardship. Pain is caused by many things. ...

LIFE is easy when you are at the top of the mountain. But things change when you are down in the valley. In such torrid times, that’s when you have to brace up, soldier on and fight like a warrior. ...

FEW things fill a Zimbabwean with fear and dread more than the word “Zimdollar”. So, it was no surprise that the news Zimbabwe had declared the RTGS the sole local currency, one more step in the country’s march towards its own unit, was met with shock and horror. ...

THE Zimbabwean government recently did the unfathomable, at least according to social media pundits, some civil society organisations, unions and influential urbanites. It arbitrarily and abruptly re-introduced a local currency for all domestic financial transactions; at least at law. ...

WAS it not only a fortnight ago when we were told that government, through the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra), had finally enacted an electronic cargo tracking system (ECTS) that had been on trial since 2017? We distinctively remember Zimra telling us that the ECTS had so far “yielded positive results, which have been felt in the market”. ...

The record needs to be set straight that Finance minister Mthuli Ncube has done nothing outrageous and/or unprecedented by banning the use of foreign currencies in domestic transactions. ...

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NELSON Chamisa, the unopposed president of the opposition MDC, recently announced the members of his national executive committee. The appointments are not surprising – in many respects, they are a culmination of his takeover from the old guard that the late Morgan Tsvangirai trusted for decades, to a relatively new breed. ...

The ripple effects of the bombshell that government dropped on Monday concerning the abolishment of the United States dollar as legal tender in Zimbabwe are yet to be fully felt and, already, speculation is in overdrive as Zimbabweans play around with possible mutations concerning what this means for the ordinary people. ...