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Tsvangirai, responsibility is start of leadership

By Psychology MaziwisaPolitics

MORGAN Tsvangirai needs to decide between a scandalous personal life and serving the nation. And if he cannot make the choice, then Zimbabweans will do it for him. Everyone knows that the present situation is indefensible, he cannot do both. … Read more


Head injury: a ticking time bomb

By Batsi ChikuraUncategorized

IT WAS sad to read about the death of a fellow Zimbabwean, Mbongeni Ndlovu, 28, who died in Oldham, UK. He died from severe head injuries following an alleged assault. He was taken by ambulance to the Royal Oldham Hospital … Read more


Tsvangirai has lost his moral compass

By Chofamba SitholePolitics

THERE is something incongruous about how Zimbabwean journalists are reporting the debacle surrounding Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s marriage-that-allegedly-never-was. Whilst the state-controlled Herald has, predictably, gleefully reported on the ‘union’ and its attendant soap operatic saga, the independent media has bizarrely … Read more


The futility of bankers’ prosecution

By Lance MambondianiBusiness, Companies

NICHOLAS Vingirayi, an alleged ‘rogue’ banker with an international arrest warrant, was extradited to Zimbabwe and arraigned before the courts on fraud charges dating back to the 2003 banking sector crisis regarding the collapse of Intermarket Holdings Limited. Another pointless … Read more


It’s official: UK Home Office can lose your documents

By Taffy NyawanzaImmigration

I CAME across a recent UK High Court decision which is extremely useful as it confirms that, in appropriate cases, judges are prepared to accept that the Home Office can lose applicants’ documents. The case is called Kisuule, R (on … Read more


Tsvangirai a poor substitute for tried and tested Mugabe

By Psychology MaziwisaPolitics

COMPELLING direct and circumstantial evidence indicates that Morgan Tsvangirai’s MDC has had only one objective since taking to the political stage: to drag Zimbabwe back to its 1979 status. Their 12 years of largely discreditable existence have produced no action … Read more


Gay rights: Tsvangirai’s Nobel master stroke

By Mthulisi MathuthuPolitics, World

IT was Professor Stephen Chan who not so very long ago wrote something to the effect that even though Morgan Tsvangirai is prone to gaffes, he is still capable of some strokes of ‘genius’. Perhaps nothing illustrates this better than … Read more


Homosexuality: Sexual whirlwind of Darwin’s theory

By Lot MasianeReligion

YOU have probably heard of Java Man, Peking Man and Nebraska Man. All of them are reconstructed pre-human humans seen in museums, encyclopaedias and textbooks. When Java Man came to museums, the unsuspecting public was given the impression that the … Read more


Conrad Murray: When a doctor goes rogue

By Batsi ChikuraHealth, Legal

DR CONRAD Murray is well known throughout the world, but for the wrong reasons. Michael Jackson, his patient, died under his care. But how did it all become lugubrious? Dr Murray has been convicted of homicide and is awaiting sentencing. … Read more


The case for a Zimbabwe Diaspora bond

By Lance MambondianiBudget, Politics

ZIMBABWE’S Finance Ministry should be commended for launching a consultation programme intended to seek stakeholder participation in the drafting of a broad-based 2012 budget. Faced with a projected year end fiscal deficit of $700 million and a debt overhang of … Read more


Tsvangirai: for whom the bell tolls

By Jonathan MoyoPolitics

AS THE reality begins to sink that Zimbabwe’s GPA-delayed second harmonised presidential, parliamentary and local government elections are finally upon us, Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai is clearly running terribly scared of the impending elections. Very, very scared. The clear evidence … Read more


Economic empowerment: the Last Chimurenga

By Jonathan MoyoCompanies, Politics

AS ZANU PF’s irreversible indigenisation and economic empowerment thrust gathers revolutionary momentum with real benefits to be enjoyed by everyone across the country, most Zimbabweans now understand that they are in the throes of the last phase of the people’s … Read more


Gout, sex and the city

By Batsi ChikuraHealth

GOUT is a disease that affects joints and it causes acute pain and inflammation in joints. Any joint can be affected, but classically the big toe is affected particularly at the beginning of illness. Gout is caused by excess uric … Read more


After Mugabe: remember the thunder amongst the clouds

By Mthulisi MathuthuPolitics, World

WHILE Libya’s National Transitional Council may have achieved its broader objective through the toppling and subsequent killing of Muammar Gaddafi, it however remains clear that the real crunch time lies ahead and other democratic movements which are vulnerable to being … Read more


Challenges of public administration in Zimbabwe today

By Jonathan MoyoEducation, Politics

Public Lecture Talking Points by Professor Jonathan Moyo delivered at the Department of Political & Administrative Studies, University of Zimbabwe, October 21, 2011 I WISH to thank Prof Hasu Patel for his charitable introduction. Prof Patel is the Prof of … Read more