CHRISTMAS TIME . . . Without fail, the radio stations start playing “Bhonasi”, the ageless hit song from Patrick Mukwamba and The Four Brothers: a very danceable tune that multiplies our BP - Buying Power as the inimitable Paul Matavire would have put it

Blues stay away from me this January

David Mun goshi Shelling the Nuts— It is that time of year again that we love to hate. Can you unravel that? We just had festivities galore time with Christmas, the one big day when everyone th...
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Strategies for an urban cultural life

Glenn Robert Erikson Correspondent— An individual’s quality of life has much more to do with personal freedom, quality of health and relationships, and job satisfaction than it does with income...
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Setting up priorities in life

The moment we are in right now requires you to know the significance of prioritising and getting your life organised. God gave us the Holy Spirit and there is a reason why.
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‘I’ve big plans for Bikita West’

George Maponga recently in BIKITA — Despite being the only female candidate amongst a cast of six contestants for the Bikita West parliamentary seat in the forthcoming January 21 by-election, Z...
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EDITORIAL COMMENT

Zinara needs to account for vehicle taxes  Harare has been allocated $1 262 854 for road maintenance in 2017 by Zinara, yet vehicle owners in the city pay several tens of millions of dollars in vehic...
Stunner and wife Olinda

Stand-out award moments of 2016

Leroy Dzenga The last quarter of 2016 saw the country being rocked by a wave of award ceremonies, most of them new. Since their proliferation, the awards brought into the arts and social circles more...

South Africa today, the script unfolds . . .

Udo Froese: Correspondent South Africa’s recent election outcome with the ruling African National Congress (ANC) having lost hundreds of thousands of votes came and went as no surprise. One of the ma...

Trump and the Berlusconi syndrome

Roger Harris: Correspondent The pre-inaugural madness before Donald Trump occupies the Oval Office makes one nostalgic for the craziness of the campaign season, despite the latter being only 10 weeks...

Not ‘A Fine Day for a Funeral’ Bill!

Elliot Ziwira: @ The Book store “ON a fine Spring day in Harare, Sithembiso and I buried her brother Fitzpatrick ‘Fitz’ MacDonald Muzanenhamo . . . It was Spring, a season for birth and blessings, no...

The year of the avid reader

Christopher Farai Charamba: The Reader At the start of 2016, I committed myself to reading one book a week. Unfortunately by the end of the first week, I had already failed that challenge. So, I chan...