Opinion Articles

Democratic Squeeze: Dissecting the Private Voluntary Organisations Amendment Bill

At a Glance

Democracy as we know it is under immense pressure all around the world. Special interest groups, mostly corporate, are threatening the foundations of independent institutions. Political decision-making has been plagued by endemic corruption. Governments are increasingly squeezing the civil society space through repression and the use of the law. All these global trends are not so different from the Zimbabwean political climate.

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

An Analysis of Zimbabwe’s 2020 Budget

Key Highlights

  • Projected GDP growth of 5.5%
  • Budget deficit set to increase to 1.5% and 1.7% of GDP to fuel growth
  • Youth, Sports, Arts and Recreation – ZWL$7.8 billion targeting rehabilitation of sports facilities
  • Average annual targeted to decline from 94.6% in 2021 to 32.6% in 2022

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

The Balance between National Security Interests and Human Rights

Dissecting Cyber Security: The Balance between National Security Interests and Human Rights

At a Glance

Over the past two decades, the world has witnessed an explosion in the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs). This has become pervasive in our societies and the cyber sphere has become an essential fabric of 21st century societies. This technological revolution and evolution has opened up opportunities for the world to interact and broaden economic opportunities for many in multiple nations.

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Artificial Intelligence Takeover of the Creative Industry

At a Glance For centuries humanity has used Art to evoke an emotional response, be it to drum up war, inspire revolutionary rallying cries, unite people for peace, communicate and educate people on matters of national or imperial importance.

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Leveraging NFT in the Zimbabwean Creative Space

For a nation or a civilization to continue to develop it needs to continuously create innovations that provide new opportunities for progress, “Creative Disruption”.

Sunday, October 24, 2021