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Little hope for Zim, Africa

It disheartens to even imagine how the continent hopes to achieve this given the increasing volumes of migration
By Tonderayi Matonho Sep. 1, 2022
8 Top Tech Tools for World Language Classes
8 Top Tech Tools for World Language Classes

We are sure that during the quarantine, some of the teachers have already become real gurus of online technologies for language learning, and have chosen the most convenient way to interact with students. No matter how you organize the learning process – remotely or in real-time – we have selected some tools and resources that […]

By The Standard and Newsday Sep. 16, 2021
Zim opposition, region have to step up to the plate

Zimbabwe’s opposition MDC Alliance needs to realise that despite the huge support it received at the polls in 2018, it must regain the status of a mass movement and recruit civil society as a partner in “winning the streets”. “You never win at the negotiating table what you have not won on the streets,” Congress […]

By The NewsDay Apr. 8, 2021
Staying positive in hard times

WE live in different and difficult times as we fight an invisible enemy. We never thought as a generation we would face such a pandemic. We were moving at breakneck speed in terms of information, change and technology, but all of a sudden our minds have now been shifted to think about COVID-19. When we […]

By The NewsDay Jan. 30, 2021
Zim needs a new ZBC

THE awarding of licences to six national free-to-air commercial television broadcasting stations last week was received with mixed feelings by Zimbabweans. Many hailed the momentous occasion as unparalled developed since 1890, some simply as an incremental gain and a significant group remained indifferent to the development. Paidamoyo Muzulu The Broadcasting Services Act created a three-tier […]

By Newsday Nov. 28, 2020
Budget offers no solution to jobless, starving masses

T HE long awaited 2021 National Budget has finally come out and in keeping up with tradition, government has again offered no solutions to the struggling, jobless and starving masses across the country. In fact, they piled on more austerity despite the fact most people are already stumbling in trying to reach the cost of […]

By Newsday Nov. 28, 2020
Uphold the independence of the Judiciary

DEAR Mr President, The Judiciary stands as an independent arm of the State together with the Legislature and the Executive, but reports of interference in its operations seem to be increasing by the day. As a branch of the State which administers justice, the Judiciary clearly is expected to exercise discretion without interference from the […]

By The NewsDay Oct. 14, 2020
Spare a thought for schoolchildren

Reports by the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Primary and Secondary Education that students have turned to wild sex orgies, drug abuse and stripping, are worrisome. The activities are happening after the students have allegedly been without supervision since last week due to the on-going strike by teachers. Even more disturbing are the videos making rounds […]

By The Standard Oct. 9, 2020
Clouds of imperial presidency loom on the horizon

ZIMBABWE has always toyed around with the idea of an imperial presidency since Ian Douglas Smith’s Unilateral Declaration of Independence on November 11, 1965.The late former President Robert Mugabe, using Zanu PF’s parliamentary majority, did not waste time in entrenching his imperial presidency by causing the enactment of constitutional amendment No.7 of 1987 that created the all-powerful Executive President

By The NewsDay Nov. 6, 2019
Avoiding wasteful, redundant meetings

There is a way in which a new day opens with the pregnant promise of new possibilities, and opportunities for higher levels of success. With some luck, people on a team, in an organisation, or institution, may even attain the benchmarks that have previously seemed elusive.

By The NewsDay Nov. 4, 2019
Some things are better not said

DESPITE the age-old and enduring axiom having instructed that “silence is golden” many, and chiefly politicians, have failed to pay hid to this wise counsel. Many politicians, while finding it quite difficult, if not impossible, to speak when it matters, most have instead zealously gone into overdrive yapping about when they should be keeping quiet

By The Standard Nov. 4, 2019
Political climate change taking centre stage

AS the discourse of climate change continues to unfold, taking new twists and dimensions, at various international gatherings, it’s the political voices and views that are shaping the nature of discussions as opposed to purely environmental concerns

By The NewsDay Nov. 4, 2019
In ED’s universe, people are secondary to keeping grip on power

“THE welfare of the people is the highest law,” goes a popular Latin maxim by Roman philosopher Marcus Tullius Cicero – who lived in the period 106BC to 43BC – that has been adopted by several cities and towns in the United Kingdom and the United States, and emblazoned on their crests.

By The Standard Feb. 4, 2019
Allow democratic tenets in Zim

THE violence seen during the fuel price increase protests and stand-off last week was not limited to the capital city Harare. The clashes between the police, army and protesters should not have happened in the first place had the authorities applied their minds to the real challenges facing the majority of poor Zimbabweans.

By The Standard Jan. 22, 2019
Mnangagwa’s contempt of accountability disturbing

VICE-PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa displayed outstanding contempt for public accountability when Chitungwiza North lawmaker Godfrey Sithole (MDC-T) asked him in Parliament about his counterpart Phelekezela Mphoko’s continued hotel stay.

By The NewsDay Oct. 17, 2015
Soldier on Chinamasa, ignore saboteurs

Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has done his reputation and his standing a lot of good by convincing world leaders to accept Zimbabwe’s debt repayment plan.

By The NewsDay Oct. 10, 2015
Soldier on Chinamasa, ignore saboteurs

Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has done his reputation and his standing a lot of good by convincing world leaders to accept Zimbabwe’s debt repayment plan.

By The NewsDay Oct. 10, 2015
Mugabe media threats ominous

President Robert Mugabe’s utterances at a luncheon hosted for him and legislators following the opening of Parliament on Tuesday where he insinuated that the media needed more controls were quite disturbing and enough to cause unnecessary anxiety.

By The NewsDay Sep. 18, 2015
Mpofu, hands off city parking

Transport minister Obert Mpofu recently hinted he was in talks with his Local Government counterpart Ignatius Chombo to rope in the Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) in running the lucrative city parking business in Harare.

By The NewsDay May. 28, 2015
Mphoko’s revisionist crusade baffling

VICE-PRESIDENT Phelekezela Mphoko’s first six months in office have been an unmitigated disaster to say the least.

By The NewsDay May. 18, 2015
Mphoko’s revisionist crusade baffling

VICE-PRESIDENT Phelekezela Mphoko’s first six months in office have been an unmitigated disaster to say the least.

By The NewsDay May. 18, 2015
COMMENT: Zifa to blame for Uhuru Trophy fiasco

THE 2015 Independence Trophy final between Dynamos and FC Platinum on Saturday was called off 26 minutes from time due to poor lighting presumably because of load-shedding.

By The NewsDay Apr. 21, 2015
An open letter to Welshman Ncube

I must confess that I am rather ignorant of the main reasons that drove you to part with your former colleagues at MDC-T.

By The NewsDay Jun. 27, 2013
Zanu PF’s cardboard electoral drama

The chaos, violence and rigging that has characterised Zanu PF primary elections is clearly indicative of the party’s inherent nature whose bullish shenanigans have this time around been aggravated by its unpreparedness for polls.

By The NewsDay Jun. 27, 2013
Rights commission incapacitated

It is now three years since commissioners for the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) were sworn into office by the President.

By The NewsDay Apr. 19, 2013
Rights commission incapacitated

It is now three years since commissioners for the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) were sworn into office by the President.

By The NewsDay Apr. 19, 2013
Put your house in order, ZC

What is happening to Zimbabwean sport?

By The NewsDay Apr. 9, 2013
Zimbabweans starved of information

One of the major impediments to the success of government projects in Zimbabwe is lack of adequate access to information. Lack of information is also responsible for poor service delivery and rampant corruption in the country. Unless it is realised that information availability is an important component of ensuring transparency and accountability in the operations […]

By The NewsDay Sep. 5, 2012