The children behind bars
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The children behind bars

Harmony Agere recently in Gweru The involvement of minors in serious crimes has been on…

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The thankless task  of rehabilitating  young offenders
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The thankless task of rehabilitating young offenders

And then the plague of locusts
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And then the plague of locusts

Harmony Agere Few stuck-between-a-rock and-a-hard-place stories are as extraordinary as that of Zimbabwe’s food security…

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Rural land: Who’s in charge?
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Rural land: Who’s in charge?

Harmony Agere One of history’s finest journalists and author Margaret Mitchell once described land as…

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How safe is borehole water?
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How safe is borehole water?

A fortnight ago Harare City Council released a statement repeating the decades-old mantra that the…

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Zinwa, farmers fail to find common ground
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Zinwa, farmers fail to find common ground

After a stint of trading accusations over water tariffs and dams’ ownership, farmers and Zimbabwe…

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Harare chaos: Who is to blame?
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Harare chaos: Who is to blame?

“When a man always blame another, you can only suspect that he is covering his…

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Unwanted at home, ‘pilgrim scholars’ trek abroad
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Unwanted at home, ‘pilgrim scholars’ trek abroad

Harmony Agere On a bright Monday afternoon good friends and former classmates, Ralph and Geraldine,…

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‘They sold my daughter into slavery’
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‘They sold my daughter into slavery’

Harmony Agere Determined efforts to conceal her anguish were in vain as streams of tears…

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Broken hearts at tobacco auction floors
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Broken hearts at tobacco auction floors

Harmony Agere Scores of tobacco farmers were last week left stranded at various auction floors…

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From the frying  pan into the fire
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From the frying pan into the fire

Harmony Agere The El Nino weather pattern which caused drought in Southern Africa and other…

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No bridge over troubled waters. . . as GMB defies Govt grain directive
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No bridge over troubled waters. . . as GMB defies Govt grain directive

There is a wide misconception that floods are solely a natural happening. But town planning…

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Trafficking victim’s narrative
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Trafficking victim’s narrative

On 28 January, 21-year-old Ruramai Muropa (not her real name) together with a dozen other…

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Zinwa frustrates farmers
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Zinwa frustrates farmers

Farmers are not happy with the way in which Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) is…

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‘Ban second-hand tyre imports’
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‘Ban second-hand tyre imports’

Harmony Agere Government should ban second-hand tyre imports as these contribute significantly to fatal road…

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