One of the major gains since our independence is the number of universities we have now and these churn out thousands of graduates who are finding it difficult to get employment

Unemployment a national headache

Nick Mangwana View From The Diaspora The Government is doing a lot right. This is might seem a surprise to many, but when one looks at the challenges that were brought by El Nino and notice that ther...
Some members of ZANU-PF have been seized with attacking each other using social media platforms like Twitter at the expense of pressing issues like the El Nino-induced drought

Managing bad news differently

Nick Mangwana View From the Diaspora Recently there was a decision by the Censorship Board of Zimbabwe to ban a highly contrived and manipulated film on Zimbabwe’s constitution-making process. The fi...
Courts, like the Supreme Court (above),  are there to transparently interpret the law and help resolve misunderstandings

Compliance with the Constitution is a must

Nick Mangwana View From the Diaspora In the world we all live in people serve their own interests and in doing so they manipulate rules and make some up as they go along. It is only national constitu...
OFFSIDE . . . zanu-pf deputy secretary for Youth Affairs Kudzanayi Chipanga  challenged war veterans to a fight

So, youths would dare Gen Tongo to a fight?

View From the Diaspora Nick Mangwana Had General Josiah Tongogara lived to see this day, he would have been 78-years-old, an elderly senior citizen. He would have been much older than most of the eld...
Julian Assange

Call for UN reform finds resonance

Nick Mangwana View from the Diaspora Politics continue to be the theme of this column this week. However, the issue of alleged stealing of women’s underwear and questionable paternity pedigree will b...
“MAKE MINE ON THE ROCKS” . . . There was a period soon after independence when one would know who had been to the Diaspora and who had not by the type of alcohol they drank

Alcoholism and the Zim Diaspora

Nick Mangwana View From the Diaspora Whatever the cause of this alcoholism scourge a lot of social capital is being unnecessarily lost. There is really no need to applaud someone because they are leg...
Cde Khaya Moyo

Infighting discourages investment

Nick Mangwana View From Diaspora This is the time to invest in Zimbabwe. There is no real substantive risk to this investment but that which is macro-economic. But will the restive Zimbabwe Diaspora ...
Someone whose totem is the Shumba doesn’t have to feel superior to one whose totem is the African Fish Eagle or Hungwe

We should not play ethnic politics

Nick Mangwana View From the Diaspora When some people firmly believe that the President of the Republic should not come from certain parts of a country, they are prejudiced bigots. Prejudiced people ...
Joice Mujuru

Scourge of pointless political parties

Nick Mangwana View From the Diaspora THIS week this column comes back again to the subject of personal interests in factions as well as the proliferation of self-serving political parties grounded on...
Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ)

Zimbabwe banks need to reform

Nick Mangwana View From The Diaspora If the whole culture of banking in Zimbabwe does not change then there will also be no interruption to the cycle of negative returns. . . A cyclical treacherous r...
HEAVEN ON EARTH. . . It is not uncommon for Zimbabweans to borrow huge sums of money to build mansions and buy luxury vehicles, instead of investing in ventures that stimulate economic activity, which will make it possible for them to repay their debts

Zimbabwe needs a debt paying culture

Nick Mangwana View From The Diaspora Zimbabwe has almost reached a national debt crisis. People are owing money for everything from electricity that hardly “comes” to local authority taxes as well as...