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Tragic Hero

It is undeniable that history will remember the late former President Robert Mugabe as an influential figure in Zimbabwe and beyond.

Mock burial for Mugabe at the Heroes Acre

Controversy still surrounds the burial of the late Zimbabwe leader, Robert Mugabe as it appears there will only be a mock burial...

Mugabe’s burial place remains a mystery

The final resting place of Zimbabwe’s former president, Robert Mugabe remains unknown as the tussle between his family and the government continues....

Mugabe’s body arrives in Zimbabwe

The body of the late former Zimbabwe leader, Robert Mugabe has arrived in the country ahead of his burial on Sunday at...

Mugabe’s nephew warns President Mnangagwa of spiritual vengeance

With former President Robert Mugabe’s place of burial yet to be confirmed, his nephew, Patrick Zhuwao has warned President Emmerson Mnangangwa of...

Hard pressed on every side

“Please come back home,” I begged to which she responded, “I wish, but where will I start? What...

Zim blocks foreign leaders from Mugabe’s funeral

In a somewhat strange arrangement, foreign leaders will not be welcome to attend the burial of the late Zimbabwe leader, Robert Mugabe...

Mixed reactions over Mugabe’s death

There have been mixed reactions in Zimbabwe and beyond over the death of former leader, Robert Mugabe who died in Singapore in...

Mugabe declared a national hero

The late former Zimbabwe President, Robert Mugabe has been declared a national hero.Addressing the media at the State House yesterday (Friday) evening,...

Licking our wounds

My heart is heavy as I feel seriously let down by our power utility company and by extension the government

Trapped in a Cycle of terror And suffering

To join the protests or not to join, that is the question many people could be asking themselves following calls by the...

Zim police brutalise demonstrators

Armed police officers in Harare brutally beat up Movement for Democratic Change supporters who had gathered for a protest over socio-economic hardships.

It’s tough!

Life in Zimbabwe is tough and the sad thing is that the situation is worsening with each passing day.

Precious firewood

Of late, I have become a darling to most friends and relatives, not because I am a loving person but simply because...

In fear of the dollar

Our government really knows how to instill fear in the masses. Before the abolishment of the multi-currency system,...

No joy for Zimbos

If teardrops were pennies and heartaches were gold, I would have all the riches my pockets could hold These...

The return of the Zim dollar

It is back but not with a bang. The government caught the nation off guard on Monday when it...

Getting used to problems

I had to wake up just before 11pm on Monday to write this column as there was no guarantee there would be...

History repeats itself

Way back in 2008 when Zimbabwe was hit by hyperinflation and when everyone became a millionaire, the government resorted to frequently introducing...

Zimbabwe introduces 18 hr long power cuts

Zimbabwe's woes continue to mount with the latest major challenge being power cuts that last up to 18 hours.

Morgan Tsvangirai’s politician daughter dies

Zimbabwe’s opposition Movement for Democratic Change Member of Parliament and daughter of the late MDC president, Morgan Tsvangirai, Vimbai Tsvangirai- Java has...

Hair-raising levels of corruption

Just when we thought we had seen it all when it comes to corruption and rampant abuse of state funds, the roads...

Shadow of death

I wasn’t following news and current affairs this past week as I was mourning and preparing to lay my maternal grandmother to...

Not yet uhuru

There was very little reason to celebrate yesterday (Thursday 18) as Zimbabwe marked 39 years of independence. With each...

It’s cold outside ZANU PF

BACK HOME: Didymus Mutasa (R) and Ambrose Mutinhiri (L) being welcomed by Zanu PF’s Secretary for Administration Obert Mpofu

Sad news all around us

I miss writing something good, something positive about my country. Sadly, nothing good seems to be coming our...

The Gods must be angry

The effects of El Nino are being experienced across the SADC region but I will personalise it for obvious reasons.

No smoke without fire

They say everything happens for a reason. So when changes take place in influential establishments, one can easily...

Self-centred leadership

Our leaders never cease to amaze. President Emmerson Mnangagwa is a typical example of a driver who indicates right...

Working for free

On average, teachers in Zimbabwe earn $400 (bond) which in ‘real terms’ is equivalent to almost P1, 100. I...

From soldier bae to vicious villain

In November 2017, they became the darlings of the nation when they staged a bloodless coup to topple former President Robert Mugabe.

Cry my beloved country

What an eventful past few days! When I read that the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) had called...

Oliver Mtukudzi laid to rest

The late Zimbabwean musician, Oliver ‘Tuku’ Mtukudzi who was declared a national hero has been laid to rest at his rural home...

Zimbabwe calm after the storm

Businesses in Bulawayo, opened their doors today after almost a week of shutdown following violent protests and a mass stay away over...

Businesses remain closed in the wake of Zim fuel uprising

Most businesses and shops remained closed in Bulawayo today (Thursday), while a few major supermarkets which were open were under heavy police...

Zim govt. restores internet, social media still frozen

Internet is back in Zimbabwe after almost 72 hours of blackout, but social media sites still remain suspended. The...

Zimbabwe on edge as fuel protests continue

Hundreds of people in Harare and Bulawayo took to the streets today to protest over a massive fuel price hike which came...

No good news

A STORY OF TWO HEADLINES It’s a season to be jolly and I wish I could write something good about my country but no positive...

Sickening blue lies

This is what came to mind as I listened to former Home Affairs Minister, Obert Mpofu on Tuesday claiming that snipers were planted in...

The fiery seeds of discontent

I cringed (and cursed, much to my husband's shock!) when I learnt that government is contemplating controlling prices of goods, mostly basic commodities. The last...