John Ndebele

Of late there has been disturbing allegations of torture on civilians by members of the security services. Equally disturbing has been allegations of harassment of vendors by the same security forces. The allegations are a cause for concern on two fronts. Firstly, the torturing of civilians can never be condoned and no person can ever defend that.

Chrispen Chebundo

The trial and conviction of some people who looted and burnt shops during violent protests that rocked the country a fortnight ago is a vindication of what government authorities have been saying all along that had it not been security forces interventions, more serious acts of violence could have happened. This exposes the unjustified and unwarranted criticism of the security forces for their intervention by certain political groups and non-governmental organizations.

John Diza

The aftermath of the violent protests of last week has seen an upsurge in the amount of attacks from some quarters of the society against the security forces of the country.

Nobleman Runyanga

Although civil servants play a critical role in the provision of essential services by Government ministries and departments and are entitled to the right to fight for the improvement of their salaries and working conditions, some of their demands appear out of season with the reality on the ground.

Christine Lethokuhle Mabhena

The calls for the European Union (EU) and the United States of America (USA) to lift sanctions on Zimbabwe by prominent African leaders that include Rwandese president Paul Kagame and South African president Cyril Ramaphosa is commendable, as it adds more voices in calling for the end of the illegal western sanctions which have hurt the country's economy for nearly 20 years.

Elijah Chihota

When the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Professor Mthuli Ncube hinted that plans were on course to reintroduce the local currency, there has been an outcry from members of the public denouncing the move.

by Charles Motsi

Time and time again we have heard civil society organisations and opposition parties call for the respect of Human Rights by Government and security agencies. One would assume that they would themselves respect the same rights and champion them in all that they do.

by Daphine Zulu

Zimbabwe’s history has proven that as civil servants’ salaries rise, so do the general retail prices, and ultimately the general cost of living, eventually leading to a decrease in the purchasing power again - This scenario implies that salary adjustment isn’t the answer to Zimbabwe’s ailing economy.

By Derick Tsimba

Zimbabwe has continued to operate its economy under challenging conditions emanating from its exclusion from the international community ever since it was placed under sanctions by the West. This has caused the economy of the country to be excluded from benefits associated with international trade resulting in derailment of the country’s economic progress.