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Churches should spearhead united front: MDC

Churches should spearhead united front: MDC

THE Professor Welshman Ncube-led MDC says churches in Zimbabwe should be the ones spearheading the coming together of opposition parties as opposed to “political jackals” which the party argues do not have the people at heart. This comes as opposition parties are reported to be ... Read More »

Document the Mbu-u-Dema tree in Tsholotsho: San community

Document the Mbu-u-Dema tree in Tsholotsho: San community

THE San community in Tsholotsho believe a Baobab tree – called Mbu-u-Dema at Tjitatjawa (Tshitatshawa) area is one of the biggest trees in Zimbabwe and should be declared as such. The Mbu-u-Dema tree which has a circumference of 25 metres, is believed by the San ... Read More »

Choking MDC-T’s SG office – cowardice move: Analysts

Choking MDC-T’s SG office – cowardice move: Analysts

MDC-T’s plans to slash powers of the office of the secretary general indicate a cowardice move to shield leaders from internal scrutiny and squash ambitious party members who may want or be seen as challenging the leader, analysts have said. Recently, party spokesperson, Douglas Mwonzora ... Read More »

Mixed feelings over South Africans’ comments on foreigners

Mixed feelings over South Africans’ comments on foreigners

OBSERVERS have expressed mixed feelings over recent complaints by South African nationals that there are too many foreigners in their country contributing to high unemployment levels in Africa’s second largest economy. Recently, Ipsos, a private research think tank, conducted an exclusive survey on 2 219 ... Read More »

‘Circumcision not a licence to engage in unprotected sex’

‘Circumcision not a licence to engage in unprotected sex’

By definition bravado is pretence of courage, in other terms it is a false show of bravery. With what has been seen and written about, one can say that male circumcision has given some males bravado, as evidence show that the procedure reduces the risk ... Read More »

City cemeteries in bad state

City cemeteries in bad state

Cemeteries are important elements of societies’ collective history, religious beliefs, cultural and ethnic influences, community origins and landscape design principles. Although just about every remainder from the beginnings of a town or city may be lost, cemeteries often remain as some of the last tangible ... Read More »

Promoting cultural advancement, community integration through radio

Promoting cultural advancement, community integration through radio

By Vusumuzi Sifile In the past, traditional authorities across Southern Africa would send messengers to beat some drums, blow trumpets or unleash some smoke in order to communicate a message to their subject. The sound of the drum or the blowing of a certain type ... Read More »

No hope for Hwange Colliery workers

No hope for Hwange Colliery workers

THE new year is expected to bring hope and cheer, but not for Hwange Colliery Company Limited workers whose plight will reach eight months at the end of January, as their hopes of receiving their wages seem grim. Hwange workers have not received their dues ... Read More »

Is there hope for Ngozi Mine squatters?

Is there hope for Ngozi Mine squatters?

By Mbalenhle Ndlovu As I set out for a field trip, standing in front of the mirror l pictured how Ngozi Mine, a squatter camp on the outskirts of the city of Bulawayo, north-west of Richmond and east of Cowdray Park, along the Bulawayo-Victoria Falls ... Read More »

We need a police station: Nketa residents

We need a police station: Nketa residents

By Faith Ngwenya NKETA residents have written a letter to the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) requesting a police post in their vicinity. This comes in the backdrop of a growing number of theft cases in the area, which prompted the Nketa residents to push for ... Read More »