“I prefer death to surrender,” said Pakistan’s former military dictator, Pervez Musharraf.
WHEN we interact with other people on a daily basis, we formulate our opinions about them regarding their demeanour, language, appearance and other various ways in which people are ordinarily categorised.
LAST week this column observed that, notwithstanding the multitude of scarcities and shortages afflicting Zimbabwe, the country has some surpluses, of which poverty continues to be one of the greatest of the few surpluses.
Muckraker had a good chuckle last weekend when the Herald told us that it was “carnival time, Brazil takes over”.
THE dire warning from the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) that the country faces tougher times ahead with the cash-squeeze worsening
FINANCE minister Patrick Chinamasa is expected to attend spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group in Washington DC
AFTER President Robert Mugabe and Zanu PF’s controversial landslide victory in last year’s general elections, which almost wiped out the main opposition MDC
WHILE more women made it into Zimbabwe’s Eighth Parliament after the July 31 general elections last year, they are still to make their mark in parliament.
There have been lots of noises in all forms of media about the apparent exorbitant salaries that have been pocketed by executives in state-owned Enterprises and other public entities.
‘Mkapa attacks ‘silly’ Europe over Zim,” the Sunday Mail declared last Sunday quoting former Tanzanian president Benjamin Mkapa in a dreary and soporific interview.