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Easter Thoughts

by Jason Shiri| NUST,ZW “We played wedding songs and you didn’t dance so we played funeral songs but you didn’t weep”(Mathew 11:17) Jesus said that in response to a crooked generation which didn’t understand His purpose on earth. They didn’t understand Him simply because He didn’t fit into any of their mantras or formulae of […]

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Teachers: “Heroes Without Merit!”

By Bright Zindove & Sineke Sibanda One thing I know for sure is that most great men on earth stood on the shoulders of great and mighty women. One way or the other, they  passed through the hands of a teacher. Steven Hawkings, Bill Gates, Gandhi to mention just a few, at some point in […]

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CULTURE Opinion Politics

Just like the economy, Zim’s education is headed for the drain

Sineke Sibanda A statement from the University of Zimbabwe Students Representative Council caused my heart to sink for a while and to think that Zimbabwe was once known for the best brains in Africa, it would hurt to now think that it could all turn out to be a façade. It was ludicrously unbelievable that […]

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Tsvangirai not Mugabe strangled student politics: Response to Alex Magaisa

An insight to how national politics meddled with student affairs and produced a docile student movement

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Another year of fallacies

 By Sineke Sibanda Every time when the year begins, people are so enthusiastic, positive and so dearly looking forward to the future of that year. Some even get to an extent of naming their year; i.e year of taking over, a year of more than enough, a year of turn around…etc, there’s just too much […]

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Education and gender justice: Consequences of structural discrimination on women and girls : Day #4

Over the years, education has proven to be a complex tool used for social, economic, psychological and political justice among other forms of course. Its evasive influence on these discourses has made it a key fundamental right that should not be looked at as a privilege. It is sad to note that, at the early […]

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THE EXAM SYSTEM IS FLAWED

By Senamiso Moyo | Wits University, RSA We’ve all done it before, not everyone but most of us have, “chill” the entire semester then open certain parts of your textbook for the first time a few days before the exam and do just about enough to pass, maybe even pass well. Repeat this for a […]

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GENITAL MUTILATION: THE ZIMBABWEAN STORY

Mothers like to tell their daughters about it and men are secretly fascinated by it. Grandmothers passed on the tradition from generation to generation and thus played their significant role in educating their daughters about sexual preferences, pleasure and methods. #OpineSundays

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FELLOWSHIPPING: A FADING SHADOW OF CHRISTIANITY?

It is Ironic that Christians from various denominations around Zimbabwe deem their places of fellowship as the only rightful and perfect places of worship, bringing contempt to the rest of other Churches. Aren’t all denominations equal in the sight of God though? Perhaps Christians have lost the sole purpose of worship!

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OF SELF BELIEF

…Instead of blaming your parents on how they failed you on what you wanted to do, why not focus on how best you can equip yourself for life… By Thembinkosi Sayi|@Teesayie Self belief is a necessity for us all. It is so important that it holds the key to success for an individual and a […]