Features, Opinion & Analysis

Editorial Comment: US$50 too steep, give fans a better deal

IT was Pele who called it “the beautiful game” and for years now football has stood out as the world’s number one sporting code. It has produced some of the globe’s finest stars, from Pele himself, a three-time World Cup winner, to Diego Maradona, the genius from Argentina. Every country has its own football hero […] The Herald …


EDITORIAL COMMENT: Zanu PF aims to maintain track record

Zanu PF’s 19th National Annual People’s Conference under way in Bindura is not only important for the party itself, but because of its electoral dominance for the country as a whole. The party, because it controls the Executive and Legislative branches of the State, a lot lies on its shoulders in ensuring that the current […] The Herald …


We fought and won together: Alice Mazorodze’s story

“CHE Guevara dropped his medical bag and went to war. Simon Mazorodze grabbed his medical bag and went to war”, Mrs Alice Mazorodze aptly writes in her biography of Dr Simon Mazorodze, titled “Icho Charira! Together We Fought! Together We Won!” published in 2020.  The Herald …


Editorial Comment: Games team shows what we can do if more had participated

Zimbabwe’s small contingent at the Tokyo Olympics have not been bringing medals home, but they have not disgraced their country or themselves being in the general pack of competitors rather than on the medal podium, but being “average” at the Olympics means you are very good indeed. We need to remember that the Olympics bring […] The Herald …




Tackling GBV at Hatcliffe water points

Roselyne Sachiti Features Health and Society Editor • Ms Mutake said from what they gathered, constant fights at the water points emanated from people who did not want to wait in the water queues. • New forms of GBV were raised as men lamented that they, too, are now becoming victims• Some male voices coming […] The Herald …



Covid-19: A personal experience

SOME weeks back just before Christmas, I was diagnosed with Covid-19 after developing what I thought was a very bad flu. I had just returned from a workshop in Gweru, where I had interacted with many colleagues. One of them being Foster Dongozi, secretary general of the  Zimbabwe Union of Journalists (ZUJ). Dongozi passed away a few days after we returned from the workshop. May his soul rest in eternal peace. The Herald …