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Guest Column by Dr Benson Mudiwa On 1 March 2018, Zimbabwe’s government Doctors embarked on yet another industrial action. Doctor strikes in Zimbabwe have become commonplace it is worrying, especially because if one looks at the demands the Doctors are making, you can’t help but cringe at the Governments perennial...
By Tich Mushambadope Vox Populi, Vox Dei Abraham Lincoln’s closing statement in the Gettysburg address which he asserted:  “…that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth”, has been honoured by the Electoral College as it confirmed Donald Trump as the forty-fifth United States...
By Hubert Sithole A hot potato is a sensitive situation or controversial issue that is difficult to handle and thus gets passed from one person to the next (like a potato that is too hot to hold). When the hot potato is a person, in this case a former President,...
By Silvanos Mudzvova Cde Dickson Chingaira Makoni aka Chinx passed away a few days ago. To the loved ones he has left behind, I say, ‘Nematambudziko' (Condolences). In Zimbabwe, norm often dictates that ‘Afa anaka’, loosely translated to ‘better he that has passed’ but implying that no bad thing, nomatter how honest...
The Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU) is joining a global call to make agriculture insurance available as one of the tools to help farmers in general, and smallholders in particular, to adapt to the challenges of climate change. “We understand how farmers across southern Africa have been affected...
SEXUAL HEALTH: what you need to know. I know most of you got excited when you saw the term sexual and began to think twice when you saw the term health. Before you decide to skip this let me ask you a few questions Have you ever had sex? Do you or...
By Patheos The science is in, and God is not the answer Yesterday the international polling organisation WIN/Gallup released the results of a massive new survey into religion worldwide (here’s their press release). You’ve probably seen the news reports, mostly talking about which countries have the most (or fewest) religious people,...
As elections time draws near, Harare West Member of House Assembly Jessie Fungayi Majome is poised to bag another term. Namibia based intellect, Luckson Zvobgo argues that Harare West Constituency is a different constituency because it has people who belong to the middle class. “People in Harare West are middle class...
By Amnesty International The authorities in Lesotho must uphold human rights and the rule of law and end continuing harassment and intimidation of lawyers and human rights defenders, said Amnesty International today, marking Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili’s first year in office. “In the year since Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili’s inauguration, we...
By Energy Mutodi Pictures showing an image suspected to be the abducted MDC activist and journalist Itai Dzamara have today made sad reading to most Zimbabweans. Dzamara went missing on March 9 and has not been found since then. When the journalist went missing, we all suspected it was a hoax...
On the 25th of May, 2017  a group of young creative minds known as unthinQ released their first episode of a new web series titled African Dynasties on their Youtube channel and also via their Facebook page. The web series is set to do 13 episodes of biographies of African...