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Month: October 2021

By Adrian Maratu ZANU-PF has triggered discussions around extending the presidential term for President Emmerson Mnangagwa beyond 2023. The party youth league led by its acting secretary, Tendai Chirau said it wants to push for constitutional amendments that will  allow President  Mnangagwa to stay in office longer, “We agreed that it is important that if […]

Poet: Ivainashe Nyamutsamba Take a minute, pluck a leaf from the moment. So much has been lost at a massive cost yet you seem to be lost. Look at your heart rust, your conscience is hard as toast, yet you boast and bang your chest as if you are a silverback gorilla crowning yourselves as […]

By Victoria Sithole GOVERNMENT is looking to stop nurses and other top skilled civil servants from leaving the country by offering them free Wi-fi connection, transport, and accommodation according to a post-cabinet brief. Information minister Monica Mutsvangwa told the press that Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, through his ministry of Health had come up with a […]

Poet: Kelvin K Nyakubaya We buried the old man the other day, like a seed into the ground. I hope his soul sprouts into a flower, the Forget me not. I loved him very dearly, still do never got around to remind him that, l hope he knew, I hope he knows. The one life […]

BY Adrian Maratu A homeless war veteran (Daniel Chakwizira) wallowing in adjunct poverty and struggling to feed himself after fighting for Zimbabwe’s independence has reacted with anger and disdain over the lavish spending by George Guvamatanga, the Finance Permanent Secretary. Chakwizira a 66-year-old war veteran who has been living on the streets for nearly 30 […]

Poet: Mthulisi ‘KingKG’ Ndlovu Souls haunting and enchanting. Restless Spirits, wavering and taunting. Spirit-less zombies in glittery suits hyping. The forces, forcefully pounding on innocence. Greedy maggots feeding on people’s misery. Hooliganism booing and mocking sovereignty. Live ammunition caressing bare human skin. Citizens on their knees yearning for mercy, Sophisticated terrorism coated with questionable diplomacy. […]

Poet: Temba Musaka Darkness is not just a state of affairs but more importantly, it is a presence; of whimsical creatures that pervade the crevasses of sanity. Darkness is more than just a color! It is a tangible space of cognitive wars. I have learned to metabolize it, to behold and harness it, to make […]