Author: Angus Shaw

Beauty brouhaha?

Winner Emily Kachote, 25   Many say the Miss World Zimbabwe beauty pageant is being unjustifiably militarised and that’s in bad taste. The head of the Miss Zimbabwe Trust is...

Rip it all up, says Mr Tome

So Edward Tome, described as a political analyst and historian, wants to campaign for Africa Unity Square, Harare’s central square, to be ripped up and redesigned. He finds it offensive that...

Easy guide. How to navigate this site

On smaller screens, the upright or narrower portrait format of phones and tablets rather than the horizontal landscape view, see the white chevrons at the top left on a red background,...

Let there be light.

Let there be light. Fat chance. Daily electricity blackouts now last up to 18 hours. It will be a bleak winter as temperatures drop in the southern hemisphere. The energy...

Don’t let the facts spoil a good story

Nice one. ‘Photoshopped’ image from Bambazonkie. Correspondent Sean warns travelers on the Masvingo-Beitbridge highway. “There are unexpected and very deep potholes along the way and right in line of your...

The race card. Say no more

American cop beating the hell out of a black man as another looks on in New York   What’s with this current obsession with racism? American police shooting blacks. Black...

More troubles ahead. Mayday Mayday Mayday Part Two

More troubles lie ahead.  Current food harvests are woefully inadequate. FEWS NET, the international non-government Famine Early Warning Systems Network, in its new April report just out, says food production...