Opinion & Analysis

4 days ago | June 2, 2020

Birth certificate concern in rural Matabeleland – Scores ...

Mthabisi Tshuma, Features Correspondent SOME rural folk in Zimbabwe remain excluded from social amenities due to the ...

Covid-19 implications on food and nutrition security in Sadc

The regional food security situation during the 2020/21 marketing year is expected to be worse than the previous season. ...

5 days ago | June 1, 2020

COMMENT: Health workers must be drilled on how to react in ...

Nurses, doctors and other health staff are the front liners in the fight against Covid-19 which continues to claim ...

There is need to address older persons’ welfare

Arthur Kaseke, Correspondent A pension benefit has been every working person’s dream, where after years of toil and ...

Covid-19 pandemic kills US blacks at disproportionate rate

Roger Wareham, Correspondent Dr Martin Luther King, Jr, once stated, “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in ...

1 week ago | May 30, 2020

COMMENT: Report people escaping from quarantine centres

Zimbabwe has witnessed a sharp increase in Covid-19 cases in the past few days and the rise is attributed to citizens ...

The time bomb is ticking

Stephen Mpofu Zimbabwe may be, nay, is sitting on a time-bomb set to explode without warning affecting villages dotted ...

Water rationing and diarrhoea risk

Dr Tatenda Simango I hope I find you well and in good spirits. We have had an alarming increase of Covid-19 cases in the ...

Water shortages expose women to preventable diseases

Thandeka Moyo-Ndlovu Residents will now go for more than 144 hours without running water — a decision likely to torment ...

Covid-19 dis-empowers women, girls

Andile Tshuma The effects of Covid-19 on women are multi-faceted. Every day, people are experiencing first-hand how ...

1 week ago | May 29, 2020

COMMENT: New forex retention ratio for gold miners should spur them on

The gold mining industry got what it had been calling for when on Tuesday, the Government increased the foreign currency ...

The Lockdown Creative Writing Challenge: story is written in layers

Christopher Mlalazi We hope you have been finding these creative writing tips useful so far. As I previously mentioned, ...

Transport blues defeat social distancing mantra

Yoliswa Dube-Moyo AN army of people stood in serpentine queues along Herbert Chitepo Street in Bulawayo, waiting for ...

1 week ago | May 28, 2020

COMMENT: Ministries should inspect colleges, schools to assess ...

Universities are opening next Monday and this will be followed by schools that are scheduled to open two or three weeks ...