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The regrettable and gradual death of reading culture
At local level, there is now a growing tendency to cruise on common sense or hinging decisions on shallow and hollow opinions.
By Tapiwa Gomo Sep. 5, 2022
Balancing between school grades and student potential
To some, this is one of the best investments.
By Tapiwa Gomo Sep. 12, 2022
Triple threat to global economic recovery
These changes will be costly and disruptive mainly amid imminent company closures, bank closures, uniform updates and others.
By Tapiwa Gomo Sep. 19, 2022
Colonialism was not an event, but a long-term project of global control
It is a sophisticated system of subtle oppression that enslaves people unaware.
By Tapiwa Gomo Sep. 26, 2022
Globalisation under threat: The more things change, the more they remain the same
The expansion of global markets liberalises the economic activities of the exchange of goods and funds.
By Tapiwa Gomo Oct. 3, 2022
Why is debt tough in poor countries than US?
For starters, borrowed money comes with conditions, some of them too prescriptive to the extent of undermining governments by determining how they should run their affairs.
By Tapiwa Gomo Oct. 10, 2022
A regional approach is needed to address the electricity problem
The Zimbabwean situation is a typical example where the emergency approach to addressing a power problem ended up running down the entire system beyond restoration.
By Tapiwa Gomo Oct. 17, 2022
The key to building local economies is to invest in human capital
During the past decades, most African economies have struggled to achieve meaningful economic growth rates owing to several reasons.
By Tapiwa Gomo Oct. 24, 2022
Sanctions illusion as Sadc babysits Zimbabwe
The sanctions story is a damp squib that has been allowed to grow into a thing of relevance even when its details
By Tapiwa Gomo Oct. 31, 2022
Will COP27 attend to Mother Earth’s rancor as the world teeters?
The Conference of the Parties (COP) has been held annually since the first climate agreement in 1992.
By Tapiwa Gomo Nov. 7, 2022
When capitalist realism drives political common sense
The role of common sense is to help make judgements and conclusions quickly and move to the next stage
By Tapiwa Gomo Nov. 14, 2022
Development does not mean being like Europe
It would also mean putting aside human rights, democracy and the freedoms that humanity has achieved thus far.
By Tapiwa Gomo Nov. 21, 2022
Political representation alone is not enough to address global imbalances
Political representation is at the core of democracy, equality and economic development for many societies
By Tapiwa Gomo Nov. 28, 2022
The power of ‘mediumship’ in controlling societies
SOME scholars have argued that those who control religion, the media and the trading systems and structures control the world
By Tapiwa Gomo Dec. 5, 2022
Rural development key to growth
The economy and everything about it must be driven and owned by the people and not just a few individuals as is the case under capitalism.
By Tapiwa Gomo Dec. 12, 2022
Climate change mitigation requires a regional approach
There is no doubt that money and other resources are critical components in addressing vulnerabilities caused by the effects of climate change.
By Tapiwa Gomo Dec. 19, 2022
Women central to human existence, development
While the concept of women’s empowerment gained traction in the 1980s, it has its roots in egalitarianism whose ideals were a significant feature of the enlightenment movement.
By Tapiwa Gomo Jan. 9, 2023
Sovereignty vs global membership
Is it possible to claim sovereignty in a context whereby it is more appealing to be a member of a regional or global village?
By Tapiwa Gomo Jan. 16, 2023
A positive economic outlook for Africa
THE Africa Development Bank has projected a positive economic performance for the African continent.
By Tapiwa Gomo Jan. 23, 2023
Can Trump end the war in Ukraine?
Political egos seem to be impeding dialogue.
By Tapiwa Gomo Jan. 31, 2023
The colonial power of money
If one wants money, they either trade the their capacities, leave what they have for greener pastures or acquire a new professional identity to secure an income
By Tapiwa Gomo Feb. 6, 2023
Will humanity have the capacity to predict earthquakes?
Japan cope with numerous powerful quakes that would have caused massive death toll and destruction on property.
By Tapiwa Gomo Feb. 13, 2023
One year on, Ukraine war must end
Even as it marks a year since Russia started attacking Ukraine over the latter’s intention to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato), there seems to be no solution in sight.
By Tapiwa Gomo Feb. 20, 2023
Local languages vital for development
The government created an impediment in the form of English and made it a requirement for accessing opportunities, forgetting that our country had its own languages.
By Tapiwa Gomo Feb. 27, 2023
Women key to family, national development
Women are empowered when they can access the opportunities available to them without limitations and restrictions such as in education, profession and lifestyle.
By Tapiwa Gomo Mar. 6, 2023
Is White monopoly capital turning against its own in SA?
The timing of such an announcement and other unfolding events seems well calculated.
By Tapiwa Gomo Mar. 13, 2023
Happy International Day of Happiness
It is an environment that allows people to realise their dreams and to define who they are with limited impediments.
By Tapiwa Gomo Mar. 20, 2023
When the going gets tough, unleash your uncles: The case of TikTok vs Western social media
TikTok is a short-form video hosting service owned by the Chinese company ByteDance and hosts user-submitted videos ranging in duration from three seconds to ten minutes.
By Tapiwa Gomo Mar. 27, 2023
BRICS is bating again
BRICS members plus those who wish to be part of the bloc are seeing more benefits in pushing back against US dollars hegemony.
By Tapiwa Gomo Apr. 5, 2023
De-dollarisation to deminish Western hegemony, give hope to developing countries
Asian countries in search of cheap labour — is now seen as both a threat to Western hegemony and the beginning of economic emancipation for poor countries.
By Tapiwa Gomo Apr. 10, 2023
ED in fire-fighting mission
Jun. 4, 2023
Chiwenga’s ex-wife suffers setback
Jun. 4, 2023
News in depth: ‘It won’t pass constitutional test’: Zanu PF’s chilling law gets thumbs down
Jun. 4, 2023
Hwange coking coal production commences
Jun. 4, 2023