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12 months ago | November 4, 2019

Reading: Integral part of the learning process

Elliot Ziwira Senior Writer The reading culture appears to be in recession and this reflects on the dearth of creativity ...

12 months ago | October 30, 2019

Being a citizen: Turning the lenses on self

Elliot Ziwira Senior Writer It is every citizen’s right to live the life he desires both for himself and his children. ...

1 year ago | August 5, 2019

Let’s keep singing ‘Songs of Ourselves’

Elliot Ziwira At the Bookstore “SONGS of Ourselves” (2005) is a compilation of poems done by the University of Cambridge ...

1 year ago | June 19, 2019

Housing PPPs can help fight poverty

Elliot Ziwira Senior Writer “We can start with housing, the sturdiest of footholds for economic mobility. A national ...

2 years ago | April 1, 2019

Of blindness, deceitful sight

Worn out by poverty in the periphery of an opulent household, whose fat cook is deaf to their pleas to spare them bowls ...

2 years ago | January 14, 2019

A peek into ‘This Side of Nothingness’

Life itself loses lustre if all that one can think of is one’s demise, as if death is not borne of life. Death drives ...

2 years ago | December 10, 2018

Achebe pokes at inherited African tragedies

In Chinua Achebe’s Anthills of the Savannah (1987), the central character, Sam has power thrust upon him unexpectedly, ...

2 years ago | October 7, 2018

Awakening the great speaker within

Elliot Ziwira @the Bookstore In a world where exhibition of skills and competencies are in vogue, aided by the ...

2 years ago | September 25, 2018

ED, the broken window philosophy

There are crimes that injure individuals, and then there are crimes that injure society. Crimes that injure individuals ...

2 years ago | August 14, 2018

Embracing, enhancing devolution

A new way of doing things is being inculcated in Zimbabwe. The narrative is very clear that we have to recall the ...

2 years ago | August 13, 2018

Remembering our gallant freedom fighters

Elliot [email protected] The Book Store As you read this instalment from the shelves of the Bookstore today gentle reader, spare a ...

2 years ago | July 23, 2018

Struggle for legitimacy in the post-colonial state

Through assimilation, France sought to create a black man who would think of himself as French first and African second; ...

2 years ago | July 17, 2018

Let’s elect a credible candidate

If a vision lacks realism, it also lacks credibility. Any father can come to their children and promise them the most ...

2 years ago | July 10, 2018

Opposition impairing ZEC‘s autonomy

There are two sides to Zimbabwe’s elections. There is a side that wants to portray the country as peaceful and going ...

2 years ago | July 3, 2018

Compassionate ED soft as wool

To this writer a soft person or, more specifically, a soft leader is one who has emotional intelligence. It is one who ...