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...

Celebrating Lord’s divine appointments

WE celebrate the lives of two won­derful women, mothers, wives, leaders and sisters in Christ who were trans­lated to glory last week Saturday, and on Tuesday.
Mama Betty Kaunda, wife of th...

Marriage, politics, the blame game

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In the book of Proverbs 1:20-22, King Solomon says, “Wisdom calls aloud in the street, she raises her voice in the public squares; at the head of the n...

Knowing moments that matter

A WISE person knows that every moment has a different value. Only a fool assumes that every day is the same as yesterday. A dog is well known for running up and down while barking yet a lion is ...

Marikana mine: 3 minutes of horror

KATSHA-A! katsha-a! katsha-a! katsha-a! Last Thursday, the sound of the FN or whatever assault rifle went on and on, amid shouts and screams, and in three or four minutes dozens of people lay on...

Throwing away the baby with bath water

MONDAY, June 25 was a big day, a day that should have been commemorated by all well-meaning Zimbabweans? Mozambique, one of the Frontline States (now Sadc regional bloc) celebrated 37 years of n...

Of villagers and Old Virginia

A FEW days’ visit last week to Makombe Building — that famous place in Harare where you are non-existent unless they have issued you with various pieces of documents including your death certifi...

Counting benefit from The Arena

“I shall pass through this world but once. If there is any kindness, therefore, that I can do for any human being or for any animal, let me do it now and not delay for I shall not pass this way ...

Everything happens for a reason?

You do not necessarily have to have visited Nigeria for you to like and/or dislike it. Eleven years ago I had a week-long working visit to Nigeria, and on return I had an interview with the then...

Masters of the universe

This week, The Arena is about bits and bytes on continental events. Egypt’s landmark elections after Hosni Mubarak’s ouster have come and gone, the first round, at least. The run-off sees Muslim...