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Born Free?

I am a "Born Free", which means I was born after Zimbabwean Independence in April 1980. Unlike my parents I have never known what it is like to have my movements within my homeland or my dress code in Town dictated by my race. I didn't…

What is your CENTER?

By Mutsa Samuel What is your CENTER? What is that ‘thing’ that is at your very core that makes you more AWARE of who you are; that ‘thing’ that you are just naturally good at and makes you feel alive? What is your center? Your center…

Chombo’s brutal war on vendors

Minister of Local Government, Ignatius Chombo is up to his usual anti-people shenanigans. ‘The upsurge of indiscriminate vending in urban areas has acutely affected the ambience of our environs while compromising the health of residents.…

On parasites and productivity in Zimbabwe

By Hilton Mendelsohn I am not a pessimist by nature. I have a very strong tendency towards optimism and even when there seems to be no possibility for success I refuse to believe in the possibility of complete failure. Perhaps I simply…