Category: Opinion

Accidents: Dangerous drivers or treacherous roads?

effort.jpgBy Effort Magoso

 

The recent spate of road accidents in the country has drawn me to write another sorrow laden piece. With a week not passing these days without our roads claiming lives, it is inevitable that I pour my heart again to lament what looks like a situation fast getting out of hand.

 

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The hand that gives is above the hand that takes

panganai nzira.jpgBy Panganai Nzira

 

When a government is dependent upon bankers for money, they – and not the leaders of the government – control the situation, since the hand that gives is above the hand that takes.

 

Money has no motherland; financiers are without patriotism and without decency; their sole object is gain. This assertion is credited to Napoleon Bonaparte and his statement has been vindicated in the 21st Century as shown by the mission of many so-called international financial mediums.

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I hate xenophobia and xenophobes

effort.jpgI hate xenophobia and xenophobes!

 

By Effort Magoso

 

The recent reports of xenophobia in the aftermath of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, though denied in some circles, cannot be a whispering campaign, rumors, hysteria or alarmist phobia being spread by irresponsible reporting or raving lunatics.  Put simply, this can not just be a figment of people’s imagination; something disturbing is definitely happening down south.

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