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Disaster management plan…a blueprint for community security

By Tapiwa Bere WINTER is over, hello sunshine! We are now in summer where thirst will be our biggest worry. It is the time when overwhelming natural disasters in the form of cyclones and thunderstorms are rarely experienced. Securocrats and authorities responsible for civil protection must dust up...

The Book of Enoch…why it is not part of their Holy Bible

By Nthungo Ya Afrika THE history of the world, as written by the white race, tries to obliterate the Nahasi (black) people from significant events of humanity and never acknowledges that they were the first beings to be created. I am always uplifted by the Holy...

Understanding African Spirituality….are ancestors demons?

By Prosper Mutero AFRICAN spirituality is one of the most misunderstood areas both in academia and among the public.  Christianity, which was a forerunner of colonialism, particularly in Zimbabwe, had demonised ancestral veneration and respect.  Today, many, particularly the youth, have no clue on the position of...

Beware the bioterror!

By Mupakamiso Makaya THE cumulative rate of occurrence and recurrence of epidemics and pandemics, such as Ebola and smallpox, simultaneous with the continental (Africa) as well global increase in terrorism, increases the potential for disease predicaments to be exploited as political arsenal by terrorist groups,...

Keeping the eye on the ball

By Tawanda Chenana ‘TRANSPORT operators and businesspeople hail roads rehabilitation’, ‘New era for Beitbridge’, ‘Rural poultry scheme targets three million households’, ‘Devolution transforms Matabeleland health sector’, ‘Weekly grain deliveries hit 20 000 tonnes’ are some of the headlines in our media that have many of...

Something amiss at ZUPCO

EDITOR – THERE is something seriously wrong at our major public transport operator, ZUPCO.  There are drivers there who seem not to care about the safety of passengers.  They dangerously speed, with some not even observing road rules.  In short, there are some reckless drivers at ZUPCO...

Of public safety and national security‘…surrender illegal firearms’

By Tapiwa Bere LEGAL scholars term public safety as the protection of the general populace.  Gun-related crimes have reached an alarming level and such crimes are now a cause for concern.  The adage: ‘Guns don’t kill people, people kill people’ is a sign that guns are not...

Zimbabwean remittances worry US as FATF threatens to grey-list SA

By Rutendo Matinyarare THE UK and South African remittances to Zimbabwe by Zimbabweans in those Diasporas have become Zimbabwe’s biggest investment driver and sanctions-buster.  In the last six months, Zimbabwe has received, from its citizens living abroad, about US$800 million officially from formal electronic remittances and...

Greeks plagiarised!…it’s black, not white civilisation

By Nthungo YaAfrica  THE academic and intellectual world says the Greeks civilised the world, yet the opposite is the truth.  The Greeks were students of our ancestors, Egyptians Nahasis (black Africans), that is why our ancestors called them ‘mere children’.  Academic and intellectual development can only happen...

Reliving Chimoio‘…Zim and Mozambique are one’

Recently in Chimoio, Mozambique WE were in Chimoio, Mozambique, last week, after a very long time. The trip was organised by the Cde Allen Nemaunga-led Zimbabwe Liberation War Collaborators (ZILIWACO) Trust.  Members of ZILIWACO Trust from the country’s 10 provinces descended on the Chimoio shrine to honour...

War Veterans League will boost development

By Tawanda Chenana THE formation of the War Veterans League is a very welcome development which has delighted many of us back in the village. We should not tire of celebrating our war veterans for the role they played in liberating our country from the yoke...

Bioterrorism is real

EDITOR — LAST week, in this publication, one scribe asked if there are any footprints of bioterrorism in the country?  Biological warfare is the premeditated, calculated use of microorganisms and toxins, commonly of microbial, plant or visceral (animal) origin to produce disease and/or death in...

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