Opinion & Analysis

3 days ago | May 19, 2019

Let’s extend investment to processing

When commissioning the long-desired platinum smelting plant at Unki Mines near Shurugwi last week, President Emmerson ...

Dialogue: klansmen binding glue

There is a familiar but very illuminating quote in Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” which says, “When we gather ...

Warts of democracy can be an eyesore

Cynics often say politics is like a sewage as it allows stinking and filthy scum to rise to the top. In a twisted ...

China keen on more Zim produce

China has scope to consume more agricultural produce from Zimbabwe and provide a lucrative market for one of the ...

‘China visit has re-invigorated us’

A high-powered Zanu-PF delegation, led by chairperson Cde Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri, last week returned home from China ...

‘Ceasefire: Sudden change of life’

We publish the final part of the political narrative of Cde Fani Chikomba, whose liberation war name was Cde Sorry ...

Devolution: A panorama of rich pickings

Each province has to stand by its resources — and rightfully benefit from the same. To those who might have forgotten ...

Climate change, extreme events in Southern Africa

Climate change is now widely regarded as a key global challenge. Observations from long-term global datasets suggest ...

Parastatal reforms long overdue

What has been lacking in Zimbabwe in the past is the political will to effectively fight corruption, observe the rule of ...

Rethinking pan-Africanism in the present epoch

With no rallying point, we are on autopilot to nowhere. Another May is upon us. And that means another Africa ...

1 week ago | May 12, 2019

Let’s adopt solutions for commuters

The rise in kombi fares last week was triggered by a shortage of fuel, although the reaction of drivers, and probably ...

Sacked UK Minister reflects inherent imperial hangovers

Speaking on 16 February 2001 on the need for European Unity, then President of the European Commission, Romani Prodi ...

We must flash out all the sloths

Hairdressers of Natpharm head honchos must understandably be worried since they might not be seeing their clients ...

‘From a mere fighter to platoon commander’

We continue chronicling the political life of Cde Fani Chikomba whose liberation war name was Cde Sorry Zivanayi. This ...