Street names should be big enough and readable

It makes economic sense to name streets

The Arena Hildegarde So much has also happened in the housing sector since 2014, with the past two years seeing an exponential growth of housing units, in line with one of the Zim-Asset clusters. Thu...
Children who are begging on our streets also need survival, protection, education, safety from harm and inclusion in socio-economic issues

Nature would have them children

Hildegarde The Arena The million-dollar question is, since these begging children live on the fringes of society, what opportunities are available to them? What mechanisms of inclusion into mainstrea...
Seoul Broadcasting System Ultra HDTV news anchor-room

S. Korea: A giant Africa can learn from

Hildegarde The Arena A tour of major Korean broadcasters . . . revealed cutting edge media and broadcasting technology, which has resulted in Korea being referred to as one of the most wired countrie...
President Mugabe greets Anglican Bishop for the Church of the Province of Central Africa Harare Diocese Chad Gandiya while visiting Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby looks on at State House last month

National Pledge vs Sentamu’s vow on Zim

Hildegarde The Arena THE discourse on the National Pledge continues. It must be critiqued in its proper context, where so much will come out, which has nothing to do with the Pledge, but everything t...
It will most likely be Hillary Clinton (left) vs Donald Trump come November, with the billionaire property tycoon the likely winner

Is a Trump presidency now imminent?

Hildegarde The Arena On September 2 2015 I wrote about the United States of America 2016 elections before the presidential hopefuls from both the Democratic and Republican parties had started their p...
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Remembering our mothers in a happy way

Hildegarde The Arena WHEN last week I wrote about the symbolism of the month of April, I never realised that we would be getting more than we have bargained for. I just wanted to pay tribute to a mon...
Dr Joice Mujuru

Mujuru did nothing for us: Female war vets

Hildegarde The Arena Long before Dr Mujuru made these claims to DW, some of her colleagues and seniors in the struggle, and all of them from the northeastern region, said she forgot the unwritten cod...

Chipanga insulted us all!

Hildegarde The Arena “We are war veterans ourselves. These two gentlemen you have here (Vice Presidents Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko) have been gunholders. You can call them ‘vana bhomba...
IT’S TOTAL WAR . . . Women jostle for water at a borehole in Mufakose during the weekend shutdown, but such was the pressure some resorted to a nearby stream, where they ended up fetching dirty water to flush toilets, and in some cases to do laundry

What happens when taps run dry . . .

Hildegarde The Arena IT was quite ironic that the inaugural issue of WASH: Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Connector Newsletter was released on January 31 when the whole of Greater Harare had gone dr...
Cde  Joseph Khumalo

Unsung heroes of Zim women’s rights

The Arena Hildegarde IN November last year I bought a second-hand book, “Profiles of Rhodesia’s Women”, compiled and published in 1976 by the National Federation of Business and Professional Women of...