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The grace of God removes shame, condemnation, doubt, fear and unworthiness from us.The world we live in, flooded with religion, has misled us to erroneously view God as a harsh task master or a vengeful remote wind. ...

This is a continuation from last week, where we discussed inheritance and deceased estates of people married under polygamy and customary law. ...

“IT is not whether you get knocked down, it is whether you get up,” once articulated Vince Lombard. ...

This week we celebrated the global Customer Service Week (CSW).As a nation, we are going through vicissitudes, but that does not mean customer service is not important. ...

People generally think they know what they want, but I have found over years of working with clients to define their target audiences, that they often underestimate how important it is to be very specific about the people their business is intending to serve. ...

A STUDY by the Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa) Zimbabwe chapter found that the Education ministry and the Civil Service Commission were the most secretive government institutions, as they were not forthcoming with information on their operations. ...

Is pragmatism beginning to prevail in opposition circles?I ask because some politicians are beginning to speak the practical language of politics — and politics is about the people — not their own detached language. ...

The past few days have witnessed the closest we have been to a tribal meltdown in a while, as ethnicity has been the main topic in both the opposition and the ruling party. ...

In the Western press, the legacies of African leaders tend to hinge on their respect for term limits, property rights and fiscal restraint. ...

Alliance for the People’s Agenda (APA) leader, Nkosana Moyo on Monday made very poignant remarks that Zimbabweans have normalised their suffering that they cannot look beyond their present circumstances to a better future. ...

Recent remarks by Vice-President Phelekezela Mphoko to the effect that the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) must be dissolved cannot go unchallenged. ...

Today, let me encourage readers out there, who might be feeling the pinch from the current economic hardships affecting the nation and the Southern Africa region. ...

Undermanned, underfunded, underwhelming: African police forces struggle to contain regular crime, and they are even further out of their depth when it comes to tackling violent extremism. ...

THIS past week has witnessed another embarrassing dent to the image of African national leaders — as Ugandan parliamentarians broke into fist fights during a fierce debate on removing presidential age limits — due to Yoweri Museveni’s bid to remain in power, even after he has exceeded the current constitutional limits. ...

KENYA is experiencing political turmoil following the September 1 Supreme Court ruling that reverberated across the entire globe. ...

THE arrest of NewsDay reporter, Kenneth Nyangani over a story published in our Monday issue reporting that First Lady Grace Mugabe had donated used underwear, including night garments, to Zanu PF supporters in Mutare borders on mischief, if not outright stupidity by the authorities. ...

When a person hears about rabies, it’s often not thought of as an immediate personal threat. But rabies kills about 60 000 people every year — the majority of deaths are in Africa and Asia. ...

As Zimbabwe’s watershed 2018 elections beckon, this will be a grand opportunity for the long-suffering people to finally decide whether we want the poverty-stricken status quo to persist, or a long overdue change to prosperity. ...

The Speaker of the National Assembly Jacob Mudenda raised a very important issue last week when he bemoaned the slow pace at which critical Bills were being handled by various arms of the government. ...

It has become overwhelmingly urgent for the opposition MDC-T to get a good grip on itself seeing, as it is that an implosion has almost ripped its nemesis, Zanu PF, apart. The tremors of an implosion can be felt. ...

MATHIAS Gore’s family was last week plunged into mourning, when their breadwinner died after being assaulted by touts while he was trying to board a bus to Mutare en-route to Mozambique near the Roadport International Terminus in Harare. ...

THE chaos that brought business to a standstill in Harare’s central business district (CBD) at the weekend as hundreds of protesters demonstrating under the #Tajamuka banner clashed with ...

SOMEONE once said: “If the Egyptians built pyramids without machines, you can build a business if you approach life with no excuses.” ...

TODAY’S topic is introductory and will cover some of the basic laws and issues that pertain to inheritance in polygamous marriages. ...

A GREAT company is made of great employees and great employees contribute to a great customer experience. ...

RIGHT believing founded on detailed knowledge (called epignosis in Greek) releases peace, joy, comfort and rest for believers. ...

THERE has been much discussion in the mainstream and social media about a pending coalition agreement between the Tendai Biti-led People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the Joice Mujuru-led National People’s Party (NPP) as well as Zapu, led by Dumiso Dabengwa. ...

Leadership is a risky business. I don’t mean that with any degree of irony or mischief. I mean it in a very real sense, because leadership roles require enormous amounts of courage and a degree of vulnerability that one might find surprising at first glance. ...

WITH elections drawing closer, the opposition has never been in such disarray and the coalition that was touted as the country’s best hope to end Zanu PF misrule is literally in tatters. ...

SOME things are worth more trouble than it’s worth. If examined closely and dispassionately, they are not worth the trouble at all. ...