Body shaming and naming: “the new coup” By Tadiwanashe Burukai Have you ever been told you are too dark? Or too tall or too fat or you have big breasts. I think you can all relate to this, you have either said it, been told about it in your face or heard...
The Midlands State University (MSU) will proceed with its graduation ceremony slated for Friday, the 24th of November, in Gweru despite reports claiming it had postponed it. The university was forced to issue a notice reassuring stakeholders of its program after a report in the NewsDay claimed the university had postponed...
By J BROOKS SPECTOR As the gravity-defying phenomenon of Donald J Trump’s apparent early support continues to mystify and captivate analysts and supporters, J. BROOKS SPECTOR tries to take a measure of what it may mean. Donald Trump seems to have captured the pre-pre-election news cycle in a way that is...
Harare - Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) Chairperson Justice Priscilla has said that suspected hackers gained access to the commissions database. According to Newsday, Chigumba told local radio station Star FM on Monday that the hackers cloned the commission’s domain, which hosted the voters’ roll complete with phone numbers and splashed the...
By RANJENI MUNUSAMY “It’s like snow in the summer”, says Abdülhamit Bilici, director of Turkey’s Cihan News Agency, about the systematic breakdown of the rule of law and erosion of democratic freedoms in his country. Perhaps that’s the only way to keep going in the context of an assault on...
By Maynard Manyowa Harare – Emmerson Mnangagwa delivered a statesman’s speech shortly after he was sworn in as Zimbabwe’s third President at the country’s National Sports Stadium in the capital Harare this afternoon. A capacity crowd of 60,000 filled the inside, while thousands other stood outside listening in on a historic...
Talk-show host and producer, Zororo Makamba, has ended his on-screen hiatus after announcing his return to television with a new political show called, Point of View (POV) with Zororo Makamba, set to debut on the 26th of February, 2018. In the 3 years Makamba was off air, he graduated with...
by Takudzwanashe Mundenga With the 54-member regional bloc recently endorsed the elevation of Zimbabwe’s nonagenarian President Robert Mugabe to the African Union chair; the evening news is hardly shifting focus from African affairs. Without a momentary hesitation, Mugabe has already announced the exodus of African states from the International Criminal...
By Carl Sagan The Pale Blue Dot (Picture Above) is a photograph of Earth taken in 1990 by the Voyager 1 space probe from a record distance of about 6 billion kilometers from Earth. From this distant vantage point, the Earth might not seem of any particular interest. But for us, it’s...
Pietermaritzburg - A 28 year old Zimbabwean man tragically drowned in a small pond in KwaZulu Natal province some 4 days ago. Some of his friends and countrymen filmed the event, while rolling in laughter. The man, identified only as Callisto is initially seen battling to swim towards dry land, but looks...