Opinion & Editorials

Opinion & Editorials

COMPLIMENTS of the season, Cde Acting President, I hope I find you well in these trying COVID-19 times. Your Excellency, the year has started on a sad note ...

WE are fighting the spread of COVID-19 through a lockdown, which is a good thing. But beneath the crisis, there is greater crisis of all time. Beitbridge Border ...

There is a famous Zimbabwean proverb: “Muzivi wenzira yeparuvare ndiye mufambi wayo” (He who knows the way across a rocky surface is the one who regularly uses it. ...

Whenever die-hard cadres in the MDC Alliance see smoke in the MDC-T, they wish it was hell manifesting, except that this time it is a braai not hell. ...

CORRUPTION and maladministration by the Zanu PF government are the two twin evils that have to be uprooted from our society. However, it is disheartening to hear the ...

OUR country is facing economic challenges due to corruption perpetrated by top government officials. President Emmerson Mnangagwa has a mammoth task to deal with this vice. Even though ...

Editorial comment IT’S a fact that a new and more vicious wave of COVID-19 is upon us, and we need to exercise more vigilance to stay safe and ...

guest column:Emmanuel Zvada Just as business leaders thought they could start thinking about a new normal, a different kind of reality began to set in. In the past ...

Guest Column:Tendai Ruben Mbofana EACH and every one of us has a family, friends, and lives in a community — and, there is one common thread between all ...

guest column:Frank Mattheis/Ueli Staeger The African Union (AU) has developed ambitious plans for the continent, ranging from security to trade. But when it comes to financing these ambitions ...
Lift lockdown in phases

THE Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (Viset) notes the introduction of a stiff lockdown by the government as announced by Vice-President and Health minister Constantino Chiwenga. ...

OUR country used to have one of the best urban transport systems to carry workers to and from its vibrant industries — the Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (Zupco). ...

Although youths need education in order to demonstrate intellectual competency, scholarly attributes and behaviours, they also require networking, collaborative and capacity-building skills to confront challenges associated with climate ...

WHAT a low-spirited start to the New Year it has been. All the dark episodes of 2020, with all the grief and death seem to have spilled to ...

THE Zanu PF-led government has continued to violate human rights. Its crackdown on human rights and opposition activists, including the continued eviction of people from urban and rural ...

ZIMBABWEANS envy foreign countries. They wish other countries were Zimbabwe. Some even wish to go away without the hope of ever coming back. Not because they are less ...

Agricultural mechanisation is on the rise in Africa, replacing hand hoes and animal traction across the continent. While around 80-90% of all farmers still rely on manual labour ...

As the year comes to an end, we review various government ministries, their performance, targets and more importantly achievements against set goals. And also how they solved various ...

IT is that time again when we reflect on the year that was. The year 2020 came to a close yesterday and yes, it had its joys and ...

People must be wary of MDC-T leader Douglas Mwonzora, who is a Zanu PF proxy masquerading as an opposition cadre. He publicly said he was going to work ...

THERE is a global race to procure COVID-19 vaccines, and right now South Africa is not doing well. Currently, the race leaders are Israel who have already vaccinated ...

We bid 2020 goodbye, the year many would want to quickly forget contrary to views, at least if one wears Zimbabwe’s political lenses. The past nine months have ...

Social media is no longer limited to the younger generation and is used by people of all ages from all walks of life. It is essential to stay ...
Lift lockdown in phases

2020 was a miserable year for everyone in all sectors of life with health, education, social gatherings being affected extensively. Johannes Marisa About 1,8 million people have already ...

What would the Zimbabwean government, ruling Zanu PF party, or their perennial supporters, say of me if I were to declare: “In terms of our economy, and citizens’ ...

The government finally did the sensible thing and postponed the opening of schools beyond next Tuesday because of the spike in COVID-19 cases and the threat on lives ...

THE late Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith was slapped with United Nations sanctions from 1965 until 1979, but the country remained one of Africa’s richest nations. Zimbabwe was ...

IT is unfortunate that MDC Alliance officials are attacking Hopewell Chin’ono for using social media platforms to advise the party on matters concerning appointments and incapacitation of councillors. ...

guest column:Tendai Ruben Mbofana AS much as I am not against the annual day of prayer for Zimbabwe (held in Bulawayo) — as, indeed, my daily earnest prayers ...

guest column:R Paneir Selvam SINCE 2017, the Ansar al-Sunna insurgent group which is associated with ISIS evacuated more than 430 000 people from Cabo Delgado province in northern ...