Features, Opinion & Analysis

5 days ago | March 18, 2019

EDITORIAL COMMENT : Cyclone Idai: Wake-up call to climate change

For doubting Thomases, Tropical Cyclone Idai brings vital lessons that climate change is now with us. The deadly ...

New dictionary provides insights into language of African politics

Every country has its own political language. These terms and phrases that have developed over time give distinctive ...

Sanctions and the bloody system we inherited

We are under sanctions from the United States, the European Union and other Western outposts like Australia, New Zealand ...

Unpacking Africa’s peacekeeping dilemma

Over the past five years, there has been a great deal of debate about the African Union’s (AU) ability to rapidly deploy ...

Sand abstraction can boost Zim’s irrigation potential

Most of the country’s low rainfall areas are prone to seasonal droughts resulting in acute water supply problems for ...

1 week ago | March 16, 2019

Editorial Comment: Our Warriors must win, whatever it takes!

IN just eight days’ time, the Warriors of Zimbabwe face one of their biggest AFCON home assignments in about a quarter ...

Water: Harare seeks to declare state of emergency

Harare has been facing water problems and the city recently introduced water rationing and a timetable to go with it. ...

Fare thee well heroine of the airwaves!

I once asked Judith Makwanya one of life’s great open questions after our morning diary meeting: how would you describe ...

Tracing the roots of Chirandu clan: Part 15…How ED survived ...

So the white man never bothers to want to understand the black man as a human being because the white man never ...

1 week ago | March 15, 2019

Editorial Comment: The real, crying shame about sanctions

There is a heart-wrenching video of a doctor breaking down in front of cameras over the situation that doctors are ...

Embargoes throttle Zim’s financial system

Tawanda Musarurwa Earlier this month, United States President Donald Trump extended the economic sanctions against ...

Water is just an SMS away

Roselyne Sachiti Features Editor Sukoluhle Ndlela (32) of Vusisizwe Village under Chief Ndube in Insiza South is a ...

Zim-SA BNC: A dream whose time has come

Elliot Ziwira Senior Writer They know more about us than we do; they even know those who frequent our places in our ...

Pan-Africanising neo-colonialism

Obi Egbuna Jnr Simunye Throughout African peoples’ history and struggle, our never ending quest for total liberation and ...

1 week ago | March 14, 2019

Enter the era of the Entrepreneur

Abel Dzobo Features Correspondent In her prologue to “The Fellowship of the Ring”, the first film in The Lord of the ...