The principal purpose of the national pledge is to inspire patriotism

National pledge: Hallmark of patriotism

Nick Mangwana View from the Diaspora What is clear is that most nations have national pledges of sorts. Whether these should be compulsory is another thing. Right now Zimbabwe is in a polarised State...
Doris Lessing

When laughter becomes the panacea to suffering

Elliot [email protected] Bookstore The whites cared more for the land and its animals than they did for the Africans . . .

Refreshing voices in Fresh Ink

Lovemore Ranga Mataire The Reader Fresh Ink-Collaborative Poetry (2016) compiled by and published by Joseph Mahiya is a book comprising 29 young poets focusing on growing up, relationships, love and ...
Julius Malema

My Turn: Julius, leave the drama to Morgan!

Tichaona Zindoga The heat is on in South Africa. Things have been moving far too heady in that country, politically and economically. President Jacob Zuma of the ruling African National Congress (ANC...
We have an interesting history when it comes to names in Zimbabwe and the death of American singer Prince last week will lead to many naming their sons Prince or evoke sadness to those who have already named their sons Prince

Our desire to find meaning in a name

Dr Sekai Nzenza on Wednesday “PRINCE afa,” says our niece Shamiso, meaning, Prince is dead. She stands in front of the television set in the sitting room in Warren Park. Tears pour down her cheeks. H...
One of the major gains since our independence is the number of universities we have now and these churn out thousands of graduates who are finding it difficult to get employment

Unemployment a national headache

Nick Mangwana View From The Diaspora The Government is doing a lot right. This is might seem a surprise to many, but when one looks at the challenges that were brought by El Nino and notice that ther...
Air Zimbabwe has to do something about its delays if it is to perform profitably

Airzim must shape up or ship out

Lloyd Gumbo Mr Speaker, Sir On a Wednesday a fortnight ago, our Air Zimbabwe flight was supposed to take-off from the Harare International Airport at 9:30am for the Victoria Falls International Airpo...