Chief Charumbira must respect the judiciary

By Joel Mandaza Part of what is wrong with this country is the disrespect for institutions of democracy by those in leadership positions. This diminishes the element of checks and balances which are the hallmark of any well meaning system of governance in modern civilisation. When an institution entrusted by the constitution to act in …

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It’s time to enforce climate related laws

By Joel Mandaza 2019 gave Zimbabwe a stern reminder of how climate change is now a reality. Cyclone Idai displaced more than a thousand and killed hundreds in Chimanimani. One of the most devastating occurrences in the country’s history, Cyclone Idai remains a headache to the country, nine months later. People are still living in …

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It’s time to enforce climate related laws

By Joel Mandaza 2019 gave Zimbabwe a stern reminder of how climate change is now a reality. Cyclone Idai displaced more than a thousand and killed hundreds in Chimanimani. One of the most devastating occurrences in the country’s history, Cyclone Idai remains a headache to the country, nine months later. People are still living in …

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Parliament should protect writing culture

By Own Correspondent   When Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe`s former President died one of the greatest lamentations were on how that man did not write despite all he knew. It felt and still feels like a lost opportunity. As we proceed as a country imagining what memoirs from a man of Mugabe`s knowledge and experience could …

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Parliament should protect writing culture

By Own Correspondent   When Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe`s former President died one of the greatest lamentations were on how that man did not write despite all he knew. It felt and still feels like a lost opportunity. As we proceed as a country imagining what memoirs from a man of Mugabe`s knowledge and experience could …

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Passport crisis has gone on for too long

By Joel Mandaza Zimbabwe is facing a travel document crisis. Presently, there is a backlog of passports which stems close to half a million. The country`s inability to timeously provide the passports, has normalised in the minds of many but still remains a constitutional violation by the state. Chapter 3 of the Zimbabwean constitution guarantees …

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Passport crisis has gone on for too long

By Joel Mandaza Zimbabwe is facing a travel document crisis. Presently, there is a backlog of passports which stems close to half a million. The country`s inability to timeously provide the passports, has normalised in the minds of many but still remains a constitutional violation by the state. Chapter 3 of the Zimbabwean constitution guarantees …

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