The moral dream of the First Lady

Jameson Kurasha
The philosopher Plato had a unique worldview. He argued that reality has its foundation in entities called forms or ideas. For him forms were the really exi...

We need more women in politics

A few years ago, Liberia made a giant step towards women empowerment by voting for the continent’s first female President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf. Her election positively contributed to the increa...

Verdict on the ‘revolution’

Farirai Chubvu
Last week I watched a clip of former United States president George W Bush at his Texas ranch organising a cycling outing for veterans of his wars of aggress...

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Time Sadc runs AU Commission

Anna Mititi Michero
At the last Sadc Summit in Luanda, Angola, the member states reiterated their support for the candidacy of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma for the chair...

In defence of fresh milk

Timothy Stamps
WHENEVER I ask patients: — “What would you prefer? An improperly fed child who dies prematurely, with multiple bone fractures from osteoporosis, which for...

Secretaries’ days numbered

Paidamoyo Chipunza
TRADITIONALLY, secretaries were trained to be typists, receive visitors, write minutes for important events, keep schedule of appointments and make trav...

Chipoyera: The untold story

Robert Mukondiwa
Over the past two weeks or so I have heard people eulogise about the life and times of the now fallen business editor of The Sunday Mail, Brian Chipoyera.T...

Her job is not a bed of Roses

IF there is any way to describe Zimbabwe’s only visually impaired school head, Rosewitta Mudarikwa (46), go-getter sums it up. She has stood her own in the sector and now heads Mushandike High Sch...

Elections and nation’s stability

Albert Nhamoyebonde
Politicians put themselves up for election in order to exercise power to control the levers of the State or just to control the apparatus of State gover...