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By Weston Wesley Common sense is common but when common sense isn't utilised, it brings a problem. I was following a debate done during a sitting by the parliament of Zimbabwe, about whether the government should distribute condoms among inmates in Zimbabwe's prisons. In my view, it is morally, socially, religiously and...
By Roy Muroyi “…..Panotungana dzemudanga ma hwani anenge atanga hapana anoda kuitwa mhuru, kuratidzana  hu bhuru…. Uchamhanya nebhuru ripi, uchaziva sei kuti iri  riri weak  sezvo achifurira pamwe chete..”- Winky D’s song Dzemudanga. How prophetic and ironic is Wnky D’ s new song Dzemudanga? I shall not put the artist in...
In the world of fast paced news, social media citizen reports, WhatsApp groups, and the bulging grapevine, it can be difficult if not impossible to get accurate information, and verify it, before it blows over. After the twin assaults on Mnangagwa by Grace Mugabe, the threats by President Mugabe, the...
By Mutsa Murenje I don’t know what your story is like, but mine goes like this: In December 1997, I finished Form 1 which in other contexts is generally known as Grade 8. Then, I was a mere 14-year old child being raised by my brother and his dear wife....
By Reason Wafawarova We were told during the haunting of Joice Mujuru, "How can I aspire to be a Vice President when I am already married to the President?" After this she infamously said the VPs were her juniors and they consulted with her at policy level. Now she badly wants...
Cyril Ramaphosa must provide ANC branches with a new alternative for South Africa. ANC branches are the ones that hold the cards of whether the 105 year old liberation movement sinks or swim. And by implication the future of the country. And come ANC national elective conference from December 16-20, it would...
Guest Column: Lynette Chipenda Coming from work, I was heading down to catch a taxi home. As I was crossing the street, a white truck drove by with three men inside. They asked whether I wanted a lift into town and I politely declined. Suddenly they slowed down and started hurtling...
  A few weeks ago, I spent one weekend at a friend’s place in Sydney. It was an enriching and gravid experience for an indoors person like myself. I must be somehow dull for all I do is spend time on my books. This, to an extent, is gratifying. I...
Perseverance Ndebele Zimbabwe once a jewel of Africa, bread basket at independence is now an empty case that is difficult for all living in it. It is difficult for those born in it now to believe it was ever better than this. There could be a thousand reasons the Zanu PF government can...
MUTSA MURENJE I am not so sure why Noël Alumit reached the conclusion that “Becoming a writer is a very brave thing to do”. Somehow, I am tempted to think that he might have assumed a priori and realised the hazardous circumstances in which most writers found themselves in. This...
Maynard Manyowa President Jacob Zuma makes the news every other day. And not because he is the head of state, no. He hogs the limelight for all the wrong reasons. Frankly speaking, he does not hog it at all, the limelight is hogged by others and turned on him. Bar President Donald...