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  First they found a voice then redefined an emblem: The role of speech censorship in pacifying Zimbabwe's society, and the impact of #ThisFlag - how one man shared a personal story that helped a forgotten society reclaim its voice and reprimand its leadership By Maynard Manyowa People love to say talk is...
By Maynard Manyowa For nearly a month now, Prophet Bushiri and his Enlightened Christian Gathering Church have been the recipients of attack after attack from an orgy of Bishops in Zambia, who first called a whole press conference and then made false claims to the effect that the charismatic cleric...
By Dimo Mariri My history professor once said that without apartheid, there would not have been a Nelson Mandela. Her statement was littered with a couple of suggestions. One, we need to face hard times in order to emerge as heroes and heroines. Two, apartheid was imperative, otherwise we would...
By Prof Changamire Zimbabwe's education Minister has banned Christian activities in all schools, and is widely believed to be pushing for greater islamic influence in the education sector. His war against Christians seems to be a Holy War, in fact, it is the modern day Jihad. Religion has never been a...
By Professor Stephen Chan Zimbabwe's finance minister, Patrick Chinamasa led a delegation to the UK last week. Their task to re-engage the west, and get financial assistance. It is a noble and necessary move given the situation in Zimbabwe. It is admirable that Robert Mugabe has realized his country needs more...
US and Africa business sectors want to use 2018 as the year they turned their fortunes around and set a platform for continuous growth for all its peoples. That much can be attested to as the two partners now embark with a new initiative that is geared at improving and...
By Prince Rayanne Chidzvondo (That is the question Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer) Songs of glory and spiritual wars are splashed on the colourful scene of men and women whose feet feel the cold waters of the Mukuvisi river. It's a  hot afternoon, the Sunday sun is a drop...
By Hannah Harvey The debt bubble is starting to bulge, but are you worried about your level of personal debt? No. Well, perhaps you should be. - Hannah Harvey Some experts believe that growing levels of personal debt are the greatest threat not just to the prosperity of South Africa, but...
The Adult education sector in Africa, remains underfunded and non-mainstream. And this has been to the detriment of millions of Africans who need to be properly educated if they stand any chance at escaping poverty. Many Africa governments continue to fail their uneducated and undereducated citizens as little funding is made...
The phrase, “…absolute power corrupts absolutely…,” comes to mind when you realise that the ANC has been in control for over two decades. It has been a forerunner showing very little signs of slowing down until the latest local elections. It’s been a very bumpy ride for opposition parties since...
By PIERRE DE VOS President Jacob Zuma has always had a complicated and ambivalent relationship with the truth. His lack of enthusiasm for facts was again on display when he addressed the nation on Friday night after the Constitution Court found that he had breached his constitutional duty to uphold,...