Instead of portraying themselves in good light based on the questions they ask, some MPs have abused the platform by seeking to make our Parliament resemble that of South Africa, a place to heckle others

Likening children to MPs is an insult

Lloyd Gumbo Mr Speaker Sir Oftentimes, troublesome Members of Parliament across the world have been likened to children because of the “childish” manner in which they behave when in the House, but if...
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Zimbabwe and the ALD Agenda

Obi Egbuna Jnr Simunye As Africans worldwide commemorated African Liberation Day (ALD) on May 25, 2016, no African can deny the role ALD has played in providing ideological clarity where confusion ra...
President Mugabe

MY TURN: It’s a million-passenger train!

Tichaona Zindoga DESTINATION: ROBERT MUGABE SQUARE, HARARE. There is something irresistible about events that make history. Whether one likes them or not, they still happen and go on and shape the co...
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Is it time for diplomatic service reform?

Nick Mangwana View from the Diaspora Last week this column expressed outrage at the treatment of Zimbabwe’s foreign-based diplomats by the parent ministry. The irony of the whole matter is that the m...
Oliver Mtukudzi on stage in the 1970s

When Mtukudzi rejected poverty

Godwin Muzari : Memory Lane He narrates the story at some of his shows. It is a sad tale that Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi jovially recounts about the beginning of his career. Although he spices it up with...
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Excuse me, officer, this is only midday!

Isdore Guvamombe Reflections Back in the village in the land of milk, honey and dust or Guruve, the autochthons, those who saw the virginity of the sun, say no sun sets without leaving behind its own...
Tony Blair

Regime change Agent Code words

Obi Egbuna Jr Simunye Because the US-EU imperialist media apparatus prematurely and arrogantly proclaimed themselves victors of what was labelled in political circles as the Cold War, this led our fo...

Women offering new political dispensation

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor On July 20, 1960 Sirimavo Bandaranaike gained global fame for Sri Lanka when she became the world’s first woman prime minister. It is said that the British press had to ...