The Standard http://www.thestandard.co.zw Zimbabwe's Leading Sunday Newspaper Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:39:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Meet Joy; the power behind Uzuri Creations http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/07/22/meet-joy-power-behind-uzuri-creations/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/07/22/meet-joy-power-behind-uzuri-creations/#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:39:15 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720926686 Joy Magatti Rusike is probably one of the most versatile fashion designers that you would come across in Zimbabwe.

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Joy Magatti Rusike is probably one of the most versatile fashion designers that you would come across in Zimbabwe.

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In memory of Nadine Gordimer http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/07/21/memory-nadine-gordimer/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/07/21/memory-nadine-gordimer/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:32:39 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720926679 These days the bearer of bad news without notice is Facebook.

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These days the bearer of bad news without notice is Facebook.

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Umoja: Zim team set to shine http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/07/21/umoja-zim-team-set-shine/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/07/21/umoja-zim-team-set-shine/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:27:25 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720926678 The Zimbabwe contestants who will represent the nation at the Umoja Flying Carpet Cultural Exchange Programme started off with a show at the Zimbabwe College of Music on Wednesday.

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The Zimbabwe contestants who will represent the nation at the Umoja Flying Carpet Cultural Exchange Programme started off with a show at the Zimbabwe College of Music on Wednesday.

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Using my gift to serve has made a name for me, says Petronillah Sianyuka http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/07/20/using-gift-serve-made-name-says-petronillah-sianyuka/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/07/20/using-gift-serve-made-name-says-petronillah-sianyuka/#comments Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:46:13 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720926673 I increasingly come across people who claim to be in business and yet turn out only to be interested in making money and not giving a valuable service in return.

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I increasingly come across people who claim to be in business and yet turn out only to be interested in making money and not giving a valuable service in return.

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Registering of churches in Zim is absurd http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/07/20/registering-churches-zim-absurd/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/07/20/registering-churches-zim-absurd/#comments Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:42:50 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720926665 It was reported in the News Day of July 15 2014 that government will soon register and regulate churches in light of recent human rights abuses orchestrated by church leaders. […]

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It was reported in the News Day of July 15 2014 that government will soon register and regulate churches in light of recent human rights abuses orchestrated by church leaders. […]

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What guides Zimbabwe-European Union re-engagement? http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/07/20/guides-zimbabwe-european-union-re-engagement/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/07/20/guides-zimbabwe-european-union-re-engagement/#comments Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:41:47 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720926669 The current readiness by both Zimbabwean government officials and the EU diplomats to re-establish cordial relations after over a decade of acrimonious relations has been a positive development.

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The current readiness by both Zimbabwean government officials and the EU diplomats to re-establish cordial relations after over a decade of acrimonious relations has been a positive development.

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War vets hold key to Mugabe’s succession http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/07/20/war-vets-hold-key-mugabes-succession/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/07/20/war-vets-hold-key-mugabes-succession/#comments Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:38:08 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720926667 Veterans from Zimbabwe’s liberation war are an ever present generational feature of our political landscape.

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Veterans from Zimbabwe’s liberation war are an ever present generational feature of our political landscape.

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Poverty, prostitution, pilfering: It’s survival of the fittest in Mashava http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/07/20/poverty-prostitution-pilfering-survival-fittest-mashava/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/07/20/poverty-prostitution-pilfering-survival-fittest-mashava/#comments Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:34:30 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720926663 A decade ago, Mashaba Mine was a hive of activity. It was the epitome of success.

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A decade ago, Mashaba Mine was a hive of activity. It was the epitome of success.

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‘Regime change comes from the ballot’ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/07/20/regime-change-comes-ballot/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/07/20/regime-change-comes-ballot/#comments Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:32:22 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720926659 I have never met Pius Wakatama, but for a long time, he has been one of my favourite writers or columnists.

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I have never met Pius Wakatama, but for a long time, he has been one of my favourite writers or columnists.

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Only competent judges should be on the bench http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/07/20/competent-judges-bench/ http://www.thestandard.co.zw/2014/07/20/competent-judges-bench/#comments Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:31:04 +0000 http://www.thestandard.co.zw/?p=210006720926657 The grilling of High Court Judges by the Judicial Service Commissioners during public interviews to select Supreme Court judges, is a welcome development.

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The grilling of High Court Judges by the Judicial Service Commissioners during public interviews to select Supreme Court judges, is a welcome development.

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