From Ethiopian Airline cabin to a rundown dormitory

By Staff Writer Its 09:25 am Addis Ababa time and Ethiopian Airways takes off for Harare. For 65 Zimbabweans aboard the aircraft, this is the final leg before they arrive home to meet with their loved ones. After all, the United Kingdom has become a place that many would think twice to get to as …

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Zimbabwe turns 40, but with a collapsed health system

By Marshall Bwanya As Zimbabwe turns 40 today, doctors and other medical practitioners have bemoaned the collapsed state of the health sector in the country which they attribute to a deliberate lack of investment by government in the past decades. The health sector in Zimbabwe is hugely dependent on development partners, donors and foreign governments …

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MDC snubs anti-sanctions protesters, Kindness Paradza angry

Makonde legislator and Chairperson of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee Chairperson on Foreign Affairs Kindness Paradza is angry that MDC legislators snubbed a visit to protesters who are camped outside the United States Embassy in Westgate. The protesters (Broad Alliance Against Sanctions) who have camped outside the embassy for a record 348 days want the United …

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A leadership premised on envy

By Anonymous By now it must be clear that conversations around the new dispensation were just tooth fairy tales. True only to those whose minds are yet to develop. Even those behind the idea laugh at those who genuinely believe in it. A case of a poisonous concoction getting willing swallowers. The man who became …

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Cabinet finally approves the Cyber Bill

By Daniel Chigundu Cabinet says it has approved the much-awaited Cyber Crime, Cyber Security and Data Protection Bill which seeks among other things to regulate and promote the safe use of internet in Zimbabwe. The announcement comes just a few weeks after President Emmerson Mnangagwa included the Bill on the legislative agenda for the Second …

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Mugabe continues to trouble ED even in death

OPINION By Wisdom Mumera Since his removal from power, Robert Mugabe remained a strong political voice and figure, even after his death he has connived to remain an awkward point for the new administration of President Emmerson Mnangagwa with his alleged refusal to a Heroes Acre burial. Mugabe’s nephew Leo Mugabe had been quoted in …

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We have come because of Ubuntu: Chamisa

By James Martin MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has said his visit to the Blue Roof in Borrowdale to pay his condolences to the Mugabe family was in the spirit of Africanism and Ubuntu. Chamisa who was in the company of his party senior officials said although his party had political differences with the deceased former …

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Mahamat leads Africa in mourning Mugabe

By James Martin The African Union (AU) chairperson Moussa Fak Mahamat has taken a lead in mourning the death of former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe who passed on in Singapore. Writing on Twitter, Mahamat described Mugabe as a continental unifier and a Pan Africanist. “It is with immense sadness that I learnt of the passing …

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Mugabe Is Gone But the Mugabe-System Remains

By Wisdom Mumera Robert Mugabe was wanted dead for so many years that he reduced the news to banter, revelling in how a whole nation could be so gripped by a sadistic desire for the demise of another human being. The desire to see the man, who had led Zimbabwe since independence, dead was however …

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Mugabe Is Gone But the Mugabe-System Remains

By Wisdom Mumera Robert Mugabe was wanted dead for so many years that he reduced the news to banter, revelling in how a whole nation could be so gripped by a sadistic desire for the demise of another human being. The desire to see the man, who had led Zimbabwe since independence, dead was however …

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