Building quality relationships

Human life is about relationships. Business, politics, and everything involving humanity works on and by relationships. Marriage and family operate on relationships. The quality of our lives is based primarily on the quality of our relationships. This quality does not happen by accident or miracles, but it is worked for.

By The Standard Mar. 2, 2017
Letting go of the past: Shaping a new future
Letting go of the past: Shaping a new future

In his book, The Audacity of Hope, Barack Obama viewed himself as a prisoner of his own history. He interpreted his American experience using the lens of a black man of mixed heritage, perennially aware of how people of the black pigment were subjugated and stigmatised, resulting in the subtle and not so subtle way […]

By The Standard Sep. 18, 2015
Learn to fight better as a couple

WE can never stop couples from fighting. I think this is part of life due to sin’s nature, but what we can possibly do is help couples fight with wisdom and dignity.

By The Standard Sep. 17, 2015
Recycling the sin bin

In the last week President Robert Mugabe exercised his constitutional mandate to appoint and swear in 14 new members to his Cabinet.

By The Standard Sep. 14, 2015
Sustaining your relationship

Building and sustaining a relationship is a lifelong process that requires a lot of patience, commitment and investment. I have repeatedly said this that many people of our generation lack patience with themselves and others.

By The Standard Sep. 10, 2015
Understanding the Holy Spirit

THE outpouring of the Spirit was predicted by the Prophets of old.

By The Standard Sep. 9, 2015
Go for sex workers: Grace Mugabe

FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe yesterday stunned Zanu PF delegates gathered in Binga when she chastised men, saying they should go for sex workers as the practice has been legalised, instead of raping minors.

By The Standard Aug. 14, 2015
Go Beer workers face retrenchment

Sixteen Go Beer employees face retrenchment after Gweru councillors pushed for their exit at a special council meeting held yesterday.

By The Standard Jul. 16, 2015
Byo residents owe council $103 million

BULAWAYO residents are struggling to keep up with rate payments to the city council, as they owe close to $103 million as at March this year.

By The Standard and Newsday May. 19, 2015
Vendors praise city council

BULAWAYO City Council has given vendors the green light to operate in the city centre to avoid running battles between traders and the city authorities, Southern Eye has learnt.

By The Standard May. 15, 2015
Bulawayo turns to Dubai for money

A DUBAI lending company, Elbygare Global, has offered short and long-term finance for Bulawayo City Council’s infrastructure projects at a time the local authority is struggling to access affordable loans.

By The Standard and Newsday May. 12, 2015
Zimbabweans top SA asylum seekers

Zimbabweans still dominate the number of new asylum seekers in South Africa despite a special dispensation programme meant to cater for the undocumented immigrants in that country.

By The Standard and Newsday May. 12, 2015
Minister hails suspension of Mpilo top brass

HEALTH and Child Care minister David Parirenyatwa has commended the Mpilo Central Hospital board for suspending the heath institution’s top brass to facilitate investigations into corruption allegations.

By The Standard and Newsday May. 9, 2015
Residents urged to demand essential services

THE MDC-T Bulawayo provincial executive has urged residents to stand up and demand essential services they are entitled to in the face of unending water and power cuts.

By The Standard and Newsday May. 8, 2015
Blanket mine gold production down

Caledonia Mining Corporation says gold production at its Blanket Mine near Gwanda dropped four percent on a quarterly basis to 9,960 ounces in the first quarter to March 31 but still expects to meet its annual target of 42,000oz on improved second half performance.

By The Standard and Newsday Apr. 9, 2015
Lupane gas project breakthrough

Government has discovered gas reserves in the Lupane-Lubimbi basin estimated at over 23 billion cubic feet and would start exploitation this year, Mines and Mining Development minister, Walter Chidhakwa has said.

By The Standard and Newsday Apr. 7, 2015
It’s only the beginning

TODAY is the last day your favourite newspaper, Southern Eye, will be on the streets as a standalone publication.

By The Standard and Newsday Mar. 31, 2015
Zanu PF’s hollow victory

ZANU PF will be basking in glory this week after its candidates won convincingly in two by-elections that were boycotted by the main opposition parties on Friday.

By The Standard and Newsday Mar. 30, 2015
Council has seen the light

THE decision by the Bulawayo City Council to embark on an aggressive programme to make land available to investors is a step in the right direction.

By The Standard and Newsday Mar. 27, 2015
Cecil John Rhodes hullabaloo a sideshow

THE reaction by Zanu PF youths to the new discourse in South Africa over relics of colonialism such as Cecil John Rhodes’ statue at the University of Cape Town (UCT) was quite predictable.

By The Standard and Newsday Mar. 26, 2015
Consult Binga villagers first

THE government has a long history of imposing development projects on citizens and the case of Siasundu villagers in Binga who are about to be evicted to pave way for the development of an urban centre is the latest example of this arrogance.

By The Standard and Newsday Mar. 25, 2015
Job losses alarming

JOB losses and delayed salaries have become the most prominent symptoms of Zimbabwe’s economic meltdown that long assumed crisis proportions.

By The Standard and Newsday Mar. 24, 2015
Police behaviour despicable

THE partisan nature of the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) when dealing with cases involving Zanu PF and members of the ruling elite can no longer be a subject of debate.

By The Standard and Newsday Mar. 23, 2015
One death too many

ZIMBABWE’s health delivery system has been on the deathbed for quite some time despite short-lived gains made after independence.

By The Standard and Newsday Mar. 20, 2015
Stop the junkets

CONTROVERSY always follows President Robert Mugabe’s lavish annual birthday parties and if reports emanating from Matabeleland North are anything to go by, this year was not any different.

By The Standard and Newsday Mar. 19, 2015
Fix the economy

FAILURE by the government to pay staff at State universities was inevitable as revenue inflows into Treasury have been shrinking in response to the slow but steady death of the economy.

By The Standard and Newsday Mar. 18, 2015
Maleme: People power prevails

THE reversal of the unpopular takeover of Maleme Ranch in Matabo district of Matabeleland South by government spy Rodney Mashingaidze should be hailed as a triumph for people power.

By The Standard and Newsday Mar. 17, 2015
Prison riots a symptom

THE deadly riots at Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison that left three inmates dead and several seriously injured last Friday were a manifestation of the mounting economic, political and social problems afflicting Zimbabwe since Zanu PF’s hollow 2013 election victory.

By The Standard and Newsday Mar. 16, 2015