Mother languages and identity

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DO Zimbabweans look down on their mother languages? If that is the case, can we then say that we are facing an identity crisis? What do you call yours...

How to deal with stigma, forgiveness

THE Bible in the book of John 9:1-11 records a story where the Lord Jesus heals a man who was born blind. The text reads: “As He (Jesus) went along, He saw a man blind from birth. His disciples ...

Hard choices in the digital age

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Martal L Dosa says, “The main determinant of the effectiveness of information transfer to a developing country is the ability of the intermediary — ...

Rape: When society lets kids down

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As we get to the end of the year, a lot of statistical data on anything and everything are released. Here is a sample of some of the figures. The Zi...

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Back to future: Gwelo to Gweru

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FORTY-EIGHT years ago from May 23 to 25 1964, Zimbabwe African National Union (Zanu) members embarked on a journey into the future, a journey...

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Time to embrace lost sheep

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Questions abound. The on-going Anglican Church saga: is it a matter of contemporary Christian faith mirroring the nature of the body of Christ in Zimb...

When an operation go rogue

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We are slowly being turned into a generator nation, including an economy powered by generators. Walk around Harare’s Central Business District and y...

Myths, facts and sanctions

A fortnight ago, I had the privilege of listening to a presentation by Bishop Trevor Manhanga at the Lead Zimbabwe Conference. The presentation, titled “The Zimbabwe we want economically”, challen...

Superstorm Sandy: Lessons for Zim

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WE have since the past week watched as mother nature, through a devastating Hurricane Sandy, pounded the Caribbean Islands (Cuba, Haiti, the Dominican ...

Still keeping you spiritually connected

THE first instalment of Divine Appointments titled “Keeping you spiritually connected” was published in The Herald on July 14, 2010. In that piece we defined the goals and objectives of this ope...

Gaddafi: A dead man walking

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Maybe, I should have called it “When a dead man has the last laugh”, but since he is dead, let him be a dead man walking. He has been dead one year, bu...