Opinion

Zim Makes Strides in the Shadow of Covid-19 Pandemic

The year 2020 will be remembered for the Covid-19 outbreak that changed the dynamics of people’s livelihoods across the globe with every activity coming to near standstill as countries grappled to control the spread of the pandemic. The year however, began on a positive note for the country with the …

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Lest We Forget Cyclone Idai

With only a few days left to end a tumultuous year that was characterised by upheavals, multitudes of people are geared to celebrate the New Year in style in anticipation of a better and promising 2021. Many would naturally want to forget 2020, a year that saw the world coming …

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Rehabilitation of Child Brides Vital

Child marriages have always been a challenge in many Zimbabwean communities. Gender inequality, poverty, family pressure, gender-based violence (GBV) and early marriage have kept girls from completing school in Zimbabwe, and this has had lasting effects. The lockdown which was enforced to reduce the spread on Covid-19 at the end …

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Editorial Comment – Nds1 Puts Zim On Sound Financial Footing

Zimbabwe is ending the year in remarkably good financial and economic shape, as the team of technocrats appointed by President Mnangagwa just over two years ago after he won his mandate are now happily pointing out. The Transitional Stabilisation Programme achieved its main objectives by September, when our exchange rate …

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A Pandemic Within a Pandemic

South Africa’s Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng is an especially likeable man not least because he has presided over that country’s judiciary with so much aplomb, defied expectations and confounded naysayers. President Jacob Zuma appointed him as the Chief Justice of South Africa in 2011, during the early years of what …

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Unity Accord Bedrock of Nation’s Stability – President

We publish here the address by the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe and Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, his Excellency Dr ED Mnangagwa on the occasion of Unity Day. Today, the 22nd of December 2020 marks our Unity Day where we commemorate the historic signing of the 1987 …

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National Unity Day: Let Us Learn From History

National Unity Day goes far beyond the merger of two major political parties, as its full title shows, and needs to be taken seriously, signifying that whatever our differences, we are all Zimbabweans and that we all have a duty and responsibility to settle our differences peacefully and never again …

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Editorial Comment – Results, Not Talk, the New Standard

Results, not rhetoric, is the hallmark of the Second Republic since talk is cheap but actions actually move Zimbabwe and its people forward. This has been reflected in the recent public calendar of President Mnangagwa. He has been busy in recent weeks, but his public schedule has been dominated by …

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Demolitions: Council Must Act in Time

The destruction of almost 200 illegally-built houses in the middle of the rainy season on a school site in Budiriro by Harare City Council workers implementing a court order stresses yet again the need for the council to act in the early stages of illegal building, rather than delay and …

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