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7 days ago | May 24, 2020

Merchants of chaos on the prowl

The sanity which prevailed in most central business districts (CBDs) countrywide during the initial 21-day national ...

Why second wave of Covid-19 is already a worry

As authorities the world over consider when to lift economy-crippling movement restrictions aimed at curbing coronavirus ...

An action-packed isolation moment

I was about to leave after a three-day bingeing spree at my nephew’s house in Budiriro when his neighbour alerted us to ...

Sneaking through lockdown backdoor

US-based poet, publisher and playwright Thomas Stearns Eliot once said “All our knowledge brings us near to our ...

I want my house back

I am a 36-year-old guy, handsome, self-sufficient and gainfully employed. I am extremely smart to the extent that some ...

Seek help for prolonged anxiety

MENTAL health is under siege now more than ever. Feelings of fear, insecurity, hate and loneliness seem to be ...

2 weeks ago | May 17, 2020

Daring electricity users turn to ‘miracle service’

PEOPLE can be dangerously inventive during times of crises, and some of them in ways that are not for the greater ...

Appliances that use the most energy

An average refrigerator uses 225 watts, and assuming you use your refrigerator all day, you will use 162kWh per month.

My wife is messy

Is it okay to place a parent in a nursing home? I am a married 40-year-old man and blessed with three children. My ...

An easy meal for loan sharks

When one falls short of cash, the temptation to borrow is irresistible, but most often no one seems keen to bail out ...

Convicted of journalism

We were quaffing ice-cold beers, braaing and listening to Paradzai Mesi’s latest album “Chenjera Kukangira Pakatsvira ...

Choose to be happy

THE number of people suffering from depression globally is increasing with each passing day. Depression is classified ...

3 weeks ago | May 10, 2020

When desperate patients become fair game

The law of the jungle seems to be the norm in some public health institutions and desperate patients seeking care have ...

Touts smile all the way to the bank

Commuter omnibus crews have spent the past 42 days under a coronavirus-induced lockdown, which has wiped off their ...