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As the discourse of climate change accelerates at a breath-taking pace and permeates all facets of society and socio-economic, academic and technological disciplines, new terms have been born. ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa finally announced his long-awaited Cabinet, which, however, turned out to be a damp squib, if the response by majority of Zimbabweans is anything to go ...

A BIRD that flies from the ground and lands on an anthill does not know that it is still on the ground. ...

Now that the disastrously failed and highly polarising Robert Mugabe is out, the imperative is to manage expectations, which have shot high in a matter of days. ...

THE habit of measuring a President’s first one hundred days started in the USA during the term of Franklin D Roosevelt, who assumed office at a time when ...

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa’s first crack as Head of State has been received positively if the recent gains on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) are anything to go by. ...

The biggest tragedy to any society is its inability or failure to recognise their hour of divine visitation. Such a people remain in perpetual bondage not by the enemy, but by their lack of insight and understanding of times. ...

Questions have arisen over former President Robert Mugabe’s exit deal following his resignation on November 21, 2017. The first relates to his compensation package and the second concerns an immunity deal. This piece analyses these two issues on the assumption that the media reports are an accurate reflection of the exit deal. ...

TheRE has never been a clarion call that was heeded by a phenomenal citizenry outpouring as that on President Robert Mugabe to step down. ...

The importance of the 2018 elections has seemingly diminished in the eyes of many people after the Presidency changed hands last week. ...

What sort of a “jewel” has Robert Mugabe finally left, which he has not kept in the way President “Mwalimu’’ Julius Kambarage Nyerere of Tanzania aptly said was a blessing when he greeted him in Harare at Zimbabwe’s independence celebrations on 18 April 1980? Or what kind of a legacy has he left, if any, that will be passed on to the next generation of leaders in a country in tatters and deeply divided? ...

This week marks a critical moment for President Emmerson Mnangagwa as the country’s leader to show his wherewithal to deal with surmounting economic, social, and political challenges affecting the country. ...

It is quite unfortunate that former President Robert Mugabe, who resigned last week, is a man who will not be fondly remembered by history. ...

I IMPLORE you all to declare that NEVER AGAIN should the circumstances that have put Zimbabwe in an unfavourable position be allowed to recur or overshadow its prospects. We must work together, you, me, all of us who make up this nation. — President ED Mnangagwa ...

THE vow by President Emmerson Mnangagwa during his inauguration speech on Friday to fix the economy and battle corruption which was closely associated with his predecessor Robert Mugabe’s rule could not have come at any better time. ...

Last Friday marked the end of a tumultuous two weeks of political uncertainty. Emmerson Mnangagwa is now the President of the country after Robert Mugabe stepped down, bringing an end to 37 years in power. ...

As we grapple with the scourge of climate change, world-wide forest destruction, plunder and droughts, our forests in the developing world are also not being spared. ...

ROBERT Mugabe – the former world’s oldest head of State – is dead, politically, at least. ...

ZIMBABWE’S new President Emmerson Mnangagwa was officially sworn in yesterday amidst widespread local and international goodwill. ...

WHEN then President Robert Mugabe tendered his resignation on Tuesday, it was like a dream to me. I had never seen any President other than Mugabe since birth. ...

THROWING in the towel or just surrendering are all phrases that walk side by side with cowardice. ...

THE recent dramatic events in the political sphere spawned many suggestions of how to resolve the political impasse as the drama was unfolding. ...

It had to happen while I was right in the place of my birth. The time was exactly 6pm and, as if of any significance, the day was Tuesday November 21, 2017 exactly 10 days after the 52nd anniversary of the Unilateral Declaration of Independence by late Rhodesia Prime Minister Ian Douglas Smith. ...

AT the end of 2016, I mentioned that 2017 was going to be a year of quantum leap. God being faithful to His Word has seen to it that it becomes so. ...

African leaders, embarrassed by Zimbabwean outgoing President Robert Mugabe (pictured), were already encouraging him to step down before the army began moves last week to oust him, according to a secret Zimbabwean intelligence cable. ...

IF ever there was a time Zimbabweans were full of hope, that time must be now. ...

THE dictator has finally bitten the dust after trying to use every trick in the book to wriggle out of his certain disgraceful — pardon the pun — fall. ...

FORMER Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa officially assumes his duties as President today. He carries a heavy load of expectations on his shoulders as the nation looks up to him for many things. ...

What is also not well known is that the faction generally known as G40, had assigned oversight of Zimbabwe’s intelligence service, CIO, to Jonathan Moyo, cutting off the appointed minister, one Kembo Mohadi. ...

President-designate Emmerson Mnangagwa, a towering figure on the country’s political landscape at the moment, comes in at a time Zimbabweans are at a crossroads due to contestations that could derail economic progress, development and monetisation of the country’s resources. ...