Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu

The crimes of apartheid

Vijay Prashad Correspondent Apartheid is a powerful word, with evocations of the South African experience and with implications of crimes against humanity. The United Nations does not use this word l...

Health programmes on TV vital

Tafadzwa Zimoyo T V Column This week we thought it wise to start on a health tip since most people are succumbing to diseases mainly due to ignorance.

The new garment

“…And change your garments.” (Genesis 35:2) In life you do not want to be above today and fall tomorrow. If you want God to elevate you and you remain on top and stay above, there is a way you can go...

A peek into the Iranian New Year

Dr Mohsen Shojakhani Correspondent March 21 (today), which marks the Iranian New Year or “Nawrouz” has been officially registered on the UNESCO List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. T...
Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Dostoyevsky’s charming masterpiece

Stanely Mushava Literature Today There is a new job for Vladimir Putin’s couriers. The Russian president has recently been circulating Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s novels among his provincial governors to sh...
Helen Zille

Unpacking the myth of white man’s burden

Panashe Chigumadzi Correspondent WILBUR SMITH, that great chronicler of the White Man’s Burden in Africa, was arguably at his finest in his 1972 novel, “The Sunbird”. In it, he narrates the allegory ...

Kicking Samaritans in the teeth

Stephen Mpofu Correspondent Is it not a tragic irony that South Africans kick their good Samaritans in the teeth to vent vengeance for the dehumanising acts of racism at the hands of Boers, when the ...