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Education

3 months ago | July 4, 2020

Semester ‘marriages’: The new norm

Ngonidzashe Emmanuel Chikandiwa The culture of “semester marriages”, is fast becoming the new norm among tertiary ...

The postgraduate experience

Collen Takaza Becoming a postgraduate student brings with it challenges that require one’s vigilance to overcome them. ...

6 months ago | March 21, 2020

Guns that silenced history’s villains

Towards the end of the First Chimurenga in 1896, Cecil John Rhodes convened an indaba with Matabele chiefs, and among ...

11 months ago | October 19, 2019

Jaricha equally at home in the skies and pulpit

Dennis Tendai Charles Jaricha is not your everyday writer or minister of the word of God, or a lay counsellor purporting ...

Race scholar Kendi turns spotlight on himself

If Ibram X Kendi has been a lifelong racist — as he confesses in this book — then we all have been. This is the ...

40 years of Morrison’s essays, speeches in one book

A writer’s life and work are not a gift to mankind; they are its necessity,” says Toni Morrison in “Peril”, the brief, ...

11 months ago | October 18, 2019

Germany pours 10 million euros into Zim education

The German government, through its development bank, KfW, yesterday contributed €10 million to the second phase of the ...

Creating a conducive learning environment

By definition, a conducive learning environment is a platform devoid of both physical intimidation and emotional ...

12 months ago | October 12, 2019

Lawyers demand Mavima to comply with languages law

Two Harare lawyers have approached the High Court seeking to compel Government to ensure that three main languages — ...

When life’s river flows into eternity

This transcendental novel “Branching Streams Flow in the Dark” (2013), published by his family, marks the long awaited ...

Deep into Ann Pachett’s ‘The Dutch House’

Danny Conroy and his family attend a school production of “The Nutcracker”. Danny is in his 40s, married and living in ...

Reflecting on dog behaviour in humans

In Shona traditions, you do not strike the rival once and just expect him to fall and die. Ignatius Mabasa has returned ...

12 months ago | October 11, 2019

Adopt new technologies, polytechnics urged

Polytechnics should embark on a relentless drive for adoption, adaptation and import substitution of advanced ...

Mastering the art of summarising

IMAGINE going through a whole sermon of three hours at church and walking away without a clear picture of what exactly ...

12 months ago | October 5, 2019

Of politics, religion and monkeys

Musaemura Zimunya’s collection of poems “Perfect Poise and other Poems” (1993) explores the analogy that exists between ...