Adults, especially parents, should teach their children the essential values of life such as keeping promises, sharing, working, saying you are sorry when you hurt someone and avoiding being unnecessarily grumpy in company

Little things we forget to do

David Mungoshi Shelling The Nuts— There are things we do without any hesitation whatsoever. Such things are part of our repertoire of social skills. Then there are things that we tend to forget...
Prophet Makandiwa

Setting up priorities Part 2

In all the planning you are doing for next year, the most important thing you will need is determination. Within the prayers you are doing for the coming season make sure there is enough request goin...
TECHNOLOGY

Technology can’t replace human touch

Ron Miller  Correspondent— Everywhere you turn these days, there’s talk of automation replacing people. Technology is surely advancing at a rapid rate, and in today’s click-driven media environ...
EMBRACING Africans

2017: Africa’s election map

Liesl Louw-Vaudran Correspondent— The presidential elections that took place in Benin and Ghana in 2016 were thankfully peaceful and transparent. If it hadn’t been for the polls that led to a c...
ETHIOPIA-ADDIS ABABA-18TH AU SUMMIT

Can the African Union save itself?

Chidi Anselm Odinkalu Correspondent— The African Union (AU) has until its summit in Addis Ababa at the end of January 2017 to rescue itself from institutional sclerosis. A coincidence of fiscal...
Spiwe Mahachi-Harper

Spiwe the kombi driver of Harare

Stanely Mushava Literature Today The kombi is a city in miniature. Each trip there contrasts on board every shade of the urban experience. A conductor proudly extracting life from downtown fringes an...
Floods have had devastating effects in Zimbabwe

Rains open gates to blessings, curses

Sydney Kawadza Senior Features Writer Joy abounds for Zimbabwe and its Southern African counterparts for the abundant rains that have fallen this season. Coming from two successive droughts, the heav...
Holy-Bible

Walking in Spirit: Choose unconditional love

Romans 8 vs 38–39 “For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, ...
Print books have a material quality that electronic books do not . . .

Online, the home of new African literature

Christopher Farai Charamba The Reader Last week was filled with drama over floor prices for data that priced a number of people off the internet. For many this meant they couldn’t connect to Facebook...